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posted on 25.08.2016 by Artem Baskin, Hossein R. Sadeghpour, Petr Kral
We study highly excited diskoid-like electronic states formed in the vicinity of charged and strongly polarizable diskotic nanostructures, such as circular graphene flakes. First, we study the nature of such extended states in a simple two-electron model. The two electrons are attached to a point-like nucleus with a charge 2+, where the material electron is forced to move within a 2D disk area centered at the nucleus, while the extended electron is free to move in 3D. Pronounced and complex correlations are revealed in the diskoid-like states. We also develop semiclassical one-electron models of such diskotic systems and explain how the one-electron and many-electron solutions are related.

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This work was supported by the ACS PRF grant #53062-ND6. A.B. acknowledges the generous support obtained from the Herbert E. Paaren Graduate Fellowship and ITAMP, Harvard-Smythsonian Astrophysical Laboratory. The publication was supported by the Research Open Access Article Publishing (ROAAP) Fund of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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This is a copy of an article published in the Scientific Reports. © 2014 The Authors. www.nature.com/scientificreports

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Nature Publishing Group

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en_US

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2045-2322

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01/08/2014

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