On the Possibility of Observing Tunable Laser-Induced Bandgaps in Graphene

Hernán L. Calvo, Horacio M. Pastawski, Stephan Roche and Luis E.F. Foa Torres


3.1    Introduction

3.2    Dirac Fermions: k.p Approach

3.2.1    Dynamical Gaps Unveiled Through the k.p Model

3.2.2    Energy Gap Tuning Around Engineered Low-Energy Dirac Cones

3.3    Tight-Binding Model

3.3.1    Electronic Transport Through Irradiated Graphene

3.4    Conclusions




Graphene offers a wealth of fascinating opportunities for the study of truly two-dimensional physics [1]. The last years have seen an unprecedented pace of development regarding the study of its electronic, mechanical, and optical properties, among many ...

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