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رعد چگل

رعد چگل

مرتبه علمی: دانشیار
نشانی: دانشگاه ملایر
تحصیلات: دکترای تخصصی / نانو اپتیک
تلفن: 09166615727
دانشکده: دانشکده علوم پایه

مشخصات پژوهش

عنوان
Linear optical response of silicon nanotubes under axial magnetic field
نوع پژوهش مقاله چاپ شده
کلیدواژه‌ها
Nanostructures semiconductors electrooptical properties magnetic field
سال
2013
مجله JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC MATERIALS
پژوهشگران رعد چگل

چکیده

We investigated the optical properties of silicon nanotubes (SiNTs) in the low energy region, E < 0.5 eV, and middle energy region, 1.8 eV < E < 2 eV. The dependence of optical matrix elements and linear susceptibility on radius and magnetic field, in terms of one-dimensional (1-d) wavevector and subband index, is calculated using the tight-binding approximation. It is found that, on increasing the nanotube diameter, the low-energy peaks show red-shift and their intensities are decreased. Also, we found that in the middle energy region all tubes have two distinct peaks, where the energy position of the second peak is approximately constant and independent of the nanotube diameter. Comparing the band structure of these tubes in different magnetic fields, several differences are clearly seen, such as splitting of degenerate bands, creation of additional band-edge states, and bandgap modification. It is found that applying the magnetic field leads to a phase transition in zigzag silicon hexagonal nanotubes (Si h-NTs), unlike in zigzag silicon gear-like nanotubes (Si g-NTs), which remain semiconducting in any magnetic field. We found that the axial magnetic field has two effects on the linear susceptibility spectrum, namely broadening and splitting. The axial magnetic field leads to the creation of a peak with energy less than 0.2 eV in metallic Si h-NTs, whereas in the absence of a magnetic field such a transition is not allowed.