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Electronic structures and optical properties of Bucky tubes
Author(s): Jiang Lin; Qiao Hao; Dong Lu; Xide Xie
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Paper Abstract

In the present paper the geometric structure of a recently found sort of Fullerene, Buckytubes, was described by considering them to be formed by rolling up graphite sheets in different manners. The empirical linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO) method was used to study their band structure, density of state (DOS) and optical properties. Our results show that their properties not only differ from graphite but also vary according to the diameter and the helicity of tubules. Under the tight-binding approximation scheme, the boundary condition is an important factor to determine the electronic properties of various Buckytubes. Finally, a rule for the electronic properties of Buckytubes was gained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2364, Second International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications, (26 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.190731
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Jiang Lin, Fudan Univ. (China)
Qiao Hao, Fudan Univ. (China)
Dong Lu, Fudan Univ. (China)
Xide Xie, Fudan Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2364:
Second International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications
Shixun Zhou; Yongling Wang; Yi-Xin Chen; Shuzheng Mao, Editor(s)

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