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Opening of a Gap in Graphene Due to Supercell Potential: Group Theory Point of View

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We analyze in the framework of the space group theory the change of the dispersion law in grapenein and the vicinity of the (former) Dirac points due to application of supercell potential with the space priodicity and the same point symmetry as graphene.

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Kogan, E. and Kaveh, M. (2014) Opening of a Gap in Graphene Due to Supercell Potential: Group Theory Point of View. Graphene, 3, 20-25. doi: 10.4236/graphene.2014.32004.

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