IntroductionThe protection of metal surfaces is a thorny physical and chemical problem since Schönbein succeeded to keep iron inert in nitric acid in the mid of 1800. This discovery has revolutionized the transition metal technology. Apart from traditional chemical passivation strategies with oxygen. the discovery of graphene (Gr) opens the route toward a novel approach. The Gr passivation efficiency depends on the substrate chemistry: for instance, while Ni is well protected, Cu shows a more complex reactivity. The chemically inert Gr/Ni system, where Gr shows a nearly perfect lattice matching with the Ni(111) surface, has been proposed for the protection of thin films, or even more exotic systems, such as metal foams.The Gr/Ni interface represents, therefore, a prototypical system for the study of Gr growth on a strongly interacting metal. In addition, Ni(111) represents an intriguing substrate due to its magnetic properties. According to first principles calculations, hybridization between Gr 2p and Ni 3d electronic states should reduce the magnetization of the topmost Ni layers and induce alternating magnetic moments in C atoms, depending on their adsorption registry. While photoemission studies addressing the spin‐polarization of Gr π states away from the Dirac point [the K¯ point of the Gr
Physica Status Solidi (B) Basic Solid State Physics – Wiley
Published: Jan 1, 2018
Keywords: ; ; ;
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera