Electronic, Magnetic and Spin-polarized Transport Properties of the Zigzag-Zigzag Penta-graphene Nanoribbon

Nguyen Thanh Tien, Nguyen Thanh Tuan, Pham Thi Bich Thao
Author affiliations


  • Nguyen Thanh Tien Can Tho University
  • Nguyen Thanh Tuan Can Tho University
  • Pham Thi Bich Thao College of Natural Science, Can Tho University




Electronic, Magnetic, Spin-polarized transport, Zigzag-zigzag penta-graphene nanoribbon.


Electronic, magnetic and spin-polarized transport properties of the zigzag-zigzag pentagraphene nanoribbon are investigated theoretically within the framework of density functional theory combined with non-equilibrium Green’s function formalism. It is found that the spinunpolarized ZZ-PGNR behaves as metal. However, the spin-polarized ZZ-PGNRs show to be the magnetic semiconductor properties. More importantly, for the ZZ-PGNRs based device, the spin-filtering effect occurs strongly near Fermi level. Our findings suggest that ZZ-PGNRs might hold a significant promise for developing spintronic devices.


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N. T. Tien, N. T. . Tuan and P. T. B. . Thao, Electronic, Magnetic and Spin-polarized Transport Properties of the Zigzag-Zigzag Penta-graphene Nanoribbon, Comm. Phys. 31 (2021) 389. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15625/0868-3166/15843.