# Single Crystal Growth, Resistivity, and Electronic Structure of the Weyl Semimetals NbP and TaP

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. Experimental Details

## 3. Results and Discussion

#### 3.1. Crystal Chemistry

#### 3.2. Resistivity

#### 3.3. Electronic Structure Calculations

## 4. Conclusions

## Acknowledgments

## Author Contributions

## Conflicts of Interest

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**Figure 1.**Conventional unit cell of NbP or TaP (

**a**); Trigonal prismatic environment of P (

**b**) and Nb/Ta (

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**Figure 3.**Resistivity vs. temperature of an unoriented crystal of NbP. Single crystals of NbP are shown in the inset.

**Figure 4.**Resistivity vs. temperature of an unoriented crystal of TaP. Single crystals of TaP are shown in the inset.

**Figure 6.**The band structure of NbP. The left panel does not include spin orbit coupling (SOC); the right panel includes SOC.

**Figure 7.**The band structure of TaP. The left panel does not include SOC; the right panel includes SOC.

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