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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Splitting of critical energies in the n=0 Landau level of graphene|
|Abstract:||The lifting of the degeneracy of states from the graphene n = 0 Landau level (LL) is investigated through a non-interacting tight-binding model with random hoppings. A disorder-driven splitting of two bands and of two critical energies is observed by means of density of states and participation ratio calculations. The analysis of the probability densities of the states within the n = 0 LL provides some insights into the interplay of lattice and disorder effects on the splitting process. An uneven spatial distribution of the wavefunction amplitudes between the two graphene sublattices is found for the states in between the two split peaks. It is shown that as the splitting is increased (linear increasing with disorder and square root increasing with magnetic field), the two split levels also get increasingly broadened, in such a way that the proportion of overlapped states remains approximately constant for a wide range of disorder or magnetic field variation.|
|Editor:||Iop Publishing Ltd|
|Citation:||New Journal Of Physics. Iop Publishing Ltd, v. 11, 2009.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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