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Ionization energy oscillations in metallic and semiconducting nanotubes of ultra small diameters
Author(s): Eugeniy N. Bormontov; Alexander A. Ganin; Larissa A. Bityutskaya
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Paper Abstract

Single-walled carbon nanotubes with ultra small diameter are of particular interest for investigation of properties of nanotubes with different chiralities. Density functional theory provides a very effective method for the description of ground-state characteristics of metals, semiconductors and insulators. Here we present the results of a study of band structure, ionization energy, work function and bond energy in carbon nanotubes (with diameters ranged 0.2 – 2.0 nm) carried out within the density functional theory. We have found that chirality strongly affects these parameters in nanotubes of very small diameters where conventional tight-binding models are not appropriate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 January 2013
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8700, International Conference Micro- and Nano-Electronics 2012, 870011 (8 January 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2017060
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Eugeniy N. Bormontov, Voronezh State Univ. (Russian Federation)
Alexander A. Ganin, Voronezh State Univ. (Russian Federation)
Larissa A. Bityutskaya, Voronezh State Univ. (Russian Federation)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8700:
International Conference Micro- and Nano-Electronics 2012
Alexander A. Orlikovsky, Editor(s)

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