Figure 10: (a) PDOS of the 𝑠 𝑝 2 𝑦 of Cedge and the 𝑑 𝑥 2 𝑦 2 of the metal for BG (bare graphite), BWs (bare wires) and GSWs (graphite supported wires) of gold and platinum. (b) Bonding and antibonding orbitals of the wire-graphite bond. The antibonding orbital is occupied only in the case of Au.