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As a general rule, we only expect two parts of a system to have the exact same amount of charge if they are symmetry-related to each other. How much charge transfer would occur in graphite with a stacking fault (e.g., with stacking ABABABCBCBC...), due to the layers no longer being all symmetry-equivalent as in pure Bernal graphite?

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  • $\begingroup$ Well, that's interesting point, but I wouldn't expect much CT. $\endgroup$ – Mithoron Mar 5 at 0:34

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