Graphene Nanoribbons: An Effective Approach to Achieve a Spin Gapless Semiconductor–Half-Metal–Metal Transition in Zigzag Graphene Nanoribbons: Attaching A Floating Induced Dipole Field via ππ Interactions (Adv. Funct. Mater. 12/2013)

Authors

  • Jia Guan,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
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  • Wei Chen,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
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  • Yafei Li,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Institute for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, 00931, Puerto Rico
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  • Guangtao Yu,

    Corresponding author
    1. The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
    • The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
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  • Zhiming Shi,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
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  • Xuri Huang,

    Corresponding author
    1. The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
    • The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
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  • Chiachung Sun,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, P. R. China
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  • Zhongfang Chen

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry, Institute for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, 00931, Puerto Rico
    • Department of Chemistry, Institute for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, 00931, Puerto Rico.
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Abstract

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On page 1507, Guangtao Yu, Xuri Huang, Zhongfang Chen, and co-workers report that by attaching a floating induced dipole field via π–π interactions, spin gapless semiconducting (SGS)–half-metallic–metallic transitions can be achieved in zigzag graphene nanoribbons.

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