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Topological confinement in an antisymmetric potential in bilayer graphene in the presence of a magnetic field

Mohammad Zarenia1, Joao Milton Pereira2*, François Maria Peeters12 and Gil de Aquino Farias2

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1 Department of Physics, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B-2020 Antwerpen, Belgium

2 Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, Ceará, 60455-760, Brazil

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6:452  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-452

Published: 14 July 2011

Abstract

We investigate the effect of an external magnetic field on the carrier states that are localized at a potential kink and a kink-antikink in bilayer graphene. These chiral states are localized at the interface between two potential regions with opposite signs.

PACS numbers: 71.10.Pm, 73.21.-b, 81.05.Uw