Determination of the valence band dispersions for Bi2Se3 using angle resolved photoemission

V. A. Greanya, W. C. Tonjes, Rong Liu, C. G. Olson, D. Y. Chung, M. G. Kanatzidis

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The valence band dispersions for Bi2Se3 were determined using angle resolved photoelectron spectroscopy. The valence band maximum was found to be located at the γ point and was nondegenerate. The low k-space degeneracy of the valence band maximum (VBM) and the lesser degree of the anisotropy accounted for these materials poor thermoelectric properties as compared to that of Bi2Te3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6658-6661
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2002

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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