Electronic structure and magnetic property of Mn-incorporated β-SiC(100)

Yoon Suk Kim, Yong Chae Chung

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The magnetic and electronic properties of manganese-diffused β-SiC(100) was investigated using the ab initio pseudopotential plane wave method. It is found that SiC(100):Mn shows stable ferromagnetism. The total magnetic moment of SiC(100):Mn depends on the substitution layer. The SiC(100):Mn-p(2 × 1)-1st slab is predicted to have a half-metallic property and stable ferromagnetism with 3 μB magnetic moments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5560-5562
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Issue number6 B
StatePublished - 2006 Jun 20


  • Density functional theory
  • Density of states
  • Diluted magnetic semiconductor
  • Half-metallic property
  • Surface formation energy
  • β-SiC(100)

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