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Title
Effect of grain boundary on the buckling of graphene nanoribbons
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Abstract
The buckling of graphene nano-ribbons containing a grain boundary is studied using atomistic simulations where free and supported boundary conditions are invoked. We consider the buckling transition of two kinds of grain boundaries with special symmetry. When graphene contains a large angle grain boundary with theta = 21.8 degrees, the buckling strains are larger than those of perfect graphene when the ribbons with free (supported) boundary condition are subjected to compressive tension parallel (perpendicular) to the grain boundary. This is opposite for the results of theta = 32.2 degrees. The shape of the deformations of the buckled graphene nanoribbons depends on the boundary conditions, the presence of the particular used grain boundaries, and the direction of applied in-plane compressive tension. (C) 2012 American Institute of Physics. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3692573]
Language
English
Source (journal)
Applied physics letters / American Institute of Physics. - New York, N.Y., 1962, currens
Publication
New York, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2012
ISSN
0003-6951 [print]
1077-3118 [online]
Volume/pages
100:10(2012), p. 101905,1-101905,4
Article Reference
101905
ISI
000301655500021
Medium
E-only publicatie
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