EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 233, 2020Portuguese Condensed Matter Physics National Conference (CMPNC 2019)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||2D Materials, Complex Systems and Statistical and Nonlinear Physics|
|Published online||16 April 2020|
Energy loss by fast-travelling charged particles traversing two-dimensional materials
1 Centro de Física e Departamento de Física, Universidade do Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
2 International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Avenida Mestre José Veiga s/n, 4715-330 Braga, Portugal
3 Center for Nanostructured Graphene (CNG), Department of Physics DTU, building 345C, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 16 April 2020
We consider the problem of the radiation losses by fast-traveling particles traversing two-dimensional (2d) materials or thin films. After review¬ing the screening of electromagnetic fields by two dimensional conducting ma¬terials, we obtain the energy loss by a fast particle traversing such a material or film. In particular, we discuss the pattern of radiation emitted by monolayer graphene treated within a hydrodynamic approximation. These results are com¬pared with recent published results using similar approximations and, having in mind a potential application to particle detection, we briefly discuss how one can improve on the signals obtained by using other two-dimensional materials.
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