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Separation of valence bands in transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs)

The image below refers to a phenomenon that occurs in TMDs (transition metal dichalcogenides) that allowed the development of valleytronics. Why are there separate bands of different colors in this ...
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Berry's curvature and magnetic moment (transition metal dichalcogenides)

I am studying the transition metal dicalcogenides and one of the applications that these materials have is their use in valleytronics. Valleytronics is related to the magnetic moment, Berry curvature, ...
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Tools for Valleytronic Research

Similar to spintronics, which attempts to use electron spin polarization as the bits (or possibly qubits) in a logic device, valleytronics attempts to use a combination of the spin and "valleys&...