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Title: Two-dimensional boron: structures, properties and applications


This review highlights the power of theory in pursuit of two-dimensional boron and presents its versatile properties and prospects for applications.

ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3]
  1. State Key Laboratory of Mechanics and Control of Mechanical Structures, and Key Laboratory for Intelligent Nano Materials and Devices of Ministry of Education; Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Nanjing 210016; China; Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering
  2. Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering; Rice University; Houston; USA
  3. Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering; Rice University; Houston; USA; Department of Chemistry
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Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
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Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Chemical Society Reviews
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 46; Journal Issue: 22; Journal ID: ISSN 0306-0012
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

Zhang, Zhuhua, Penev, Evgeni S., and Yakobson, Boris I. Two-dimensional boron: structures, properties and applications. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/c7cs00261k.
Zhang, Zhuhua, Penev, Evgeni S., & Yakobson, Boris I. Two-dimensional boron: structures, properties and applications. United States. doi:10.1039/c7cs00261k.
Zhang, Zhuhua, Penev, Evgeni S., and Yakobson, Boris I. Sun . "Two-dimensional boron: structures, properties and applications". United States. doi:10.1039/c7cs00261k.
title = {Two-dimensional boron: structures, properties and applications},
author = {Zhang, Zhuhua and Penev, Evgeni S. and Yakobson, Boris I.},
abstractNote = {This review highlights the power of theory in pursuit of two-dimensional boron and presents its versatile properties and prospects for applications.},
doi = {10.1039/c7cs00261k},
journal = {Chemical Society Reviews},
issn = {0306-0012},
number = 22,
volume = 46,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {1}

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Self-assembly of electronically abrupt borophene/organic lateral heterostructures
journal, February 2017

Dielectric function, screening, and plasmons in two-dimensional graphene
journal, May 2007

Graphene plasmonics for tunable terahertz metamaterials
journal, September 2011

Highly Conductive Boron Nanotubes: Transport Properties, Work Functions, and Structural Stabilities
journal, May 2011

  • Bezugly, Viktor; Kunstmann, Jens; Grundkötter-Stock, Bernhard
  • ACS Nano, Vol. 5, Issue 6
  • DOI: 10.1021/nn201099a

Synthesis of borophene nanoribbons on Ag(110) surface
journal, July 2017

Mechanochemistry of One-Dimensional Boron: Structural and Electronic Transitions
journal, January 2017

  • Liu, Mingjie; Artyukhov, Vasilii I.; Yakobson, Boris I.
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 139, Issue 5
  • DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b12750

DFT Study of Planar Boron Sheets: A New Template for Hydrogen Storage
journal, October 2009

  • Er, Süleyman; de Wijs, Gilles A.; Brocks, Geert
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 113, Issue 43
  • DOI: 10.1021/jp9077079

Interaction Mechanism of CO 2 Ambient Adsorption on Transition-Metal-Coated Boron Sheets
journal, January 2013

  • Tai, Truong Ba; Nguyen, Minh Tho
  • Chemistry - A European Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 9
  • DOI: 10.1002/chem.201203664

Borophene as an extremely high capacity electrode material for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries
journal, January 2016

  • Zhang, Xiaoming; Hu, Junping; Cheng, Yingchun
  • Nanoscale, Vol. 8, Issue 33
  • DOI: 10.1039/C6NR04186H

Borophene as an anode material for Ca, Mg, Na or Li ion storage: A first-principle study
journal, October 2016

Could Borophene Be Used as a Promising Anode Material for High-Performance Lithium Ion Battery?
journal, August 2016

  • Zhang, Yang; Wu, Zhi-Feng; Gao, Peng-Fei
  • ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 8, Issue 34
  • DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b05747

Exploration of Structures of Two-Dimensional Boron–Silicon Compounds with sp 2 Silicon
journal, January 2013

  • Dai, Jun; Zhao, Yu; Wu, Xiaojun
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, Vol. 4, Issue 4
  • DOI: 10.1021/jz302000q

Predicting Two-Dimensional Boron–Carbon Compounds by the Global Optimization Method
journal, October 2011

  • Luo, Xinyu; Yang, Jihui; Liu, Hanyu
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 133, Issue 40
  • DOI: 10.1021/ja2072753

B 2 C Graphene, Nanotubes, and Nanoribbons
journal, April 2009

  • Wu, Xiaojun; Pei, Yong; Zeng, Xiao Cheng
  • Nano Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 4
  • DOI: 10.1021/nl803758s

Computational prediction of the diversity of monolayer boron phosphide allotropes
journal, October 2016

  • Zhu, Zhili; Cai, Xiaolin; Niu, Chunyao
  • Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 109, Issue 15
  • DOI: 10.1063/1.4964763

Theory of B 2 O and B e B 2 Nanotubes: New Semiconductors and Metals in One Dimension
journal, July 2002

Prediction of a Dirac state in monolayer TiB 2
journal, October 2014

Strain-induced metal-semimetal transition of BeB 2 monolayer
journal, January 2015

  • Mu, Yuewen; Ding, Feng; Lu, Haigang
  • RSC Advances, Vol. 5, Issue 15
  • DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14684K

FeB 6 Monolayers: The Graphene-like Material with Hypercoordinate Transition Metal
journal, April 2016

  • Zhang, Haijun; Li, Yafei; Hou, Jianhua
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 138, Issue 17
  • DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b01769

Dirac State in the FeB 2 Monolayer with Graphene-Like Boron Sheet
journal, September 2016

Design of Two-Dimensional Graphene-like Dirac Materials β 12 -XBeB 5 (X = H, F, Cl) from Non-graphene-like β 12 -Borophene
journal, September 2017