Small aggregates of interstitials and models for platelets in diamond

JP Goss, BJ Coomer, R Jones, CJ Fall, CD Latham, PR Briddon and S Öberg
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter

By examining the structure of small clusters of self-interstitials in diamond using local-density-functional techniques, we have developed models for the planar defects called platelets. We present the structures, energies and vibrational properties.

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