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Properties of betaFeSi2 by first principles calculations
Author(s): Akira Yoshida; Kenji Tsuchiya; Akihiro Wakahara
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Paper Abstract

Strain dependence of the band structure of (beta) -FeSi2 has been investigated using first principles calculations based on the density functional theory. Indirect transition in the band structure is predicted, when the crystal is strain-free. On the other hand, the band structure changes to the direct transition, when the a-axis is expanded or c- axis is compressed. In (beta) -FeSi2 pseudomorphic layer grown on Si(100) substrate, the direct band structure is expected.

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Date Published: 29 November 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4086, Fourth International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications, (29 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.408421
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Akira Yoshida, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
Kenji Tsuchiya, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
Akihiro Wakahara, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4086:
Fourth International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications
Junhao Chu; Pulin Liu; Yong Chang, Editor(s)

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