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Shuaibu A.,University Putra Malaysia | Shuaibu A.,Nigerian Defence Academy Pmbkaduna | Rahman M.M.,University Putra Malaysia | Zainuddin H.,University Putra Malaysia | Talib Z.A.,University Putra Malaysia
Materials Science Forum | Year: 2016

This paper presented a theoretical study of structural, electronic, and optical properties of the ternary mixed chalcogenides topological insulators with a formula M2X2Y (M = Bi, X = Te and Y= Se, S) using density functional theory (DFT) within the local density approximation (LDA). From the calculation, we have evaluated the bulk modulus and its corresponding pressure derivatives of these compounds. The linear photon-energy dependent of dielectric functions, some optical properties such as reflectivity, refraction index, conductivity function, and energy-loss spectra, have also been obtained and analyzed within the electronic band structures and density of states of these compounds. © 2016 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

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