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Raman scattering in carbon nanotubes
Author(s): Christian Thomsen
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Paper Abstract

For the correct interpretation of Raman spectra it is important to realize that the scattering process in carbon nanotubes is doubly resonant, a feature which - although known from semiconductors - is greatly enhanced by the peculiar bandstructure of graphene near the K-point. We discuss the double-resonant process and, as examples of its importance, show how the relative defect concentration in a set of boron-doped multiwalled tubes can be measured and how the determination of the diameter through the radial breathing mode (RBM) is affected by double resonance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 October 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5219, Nanotubes and Nanowires, (27 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.507435
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Christian Thomsen, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5219:
Nanotubes and Nanowires
Akhlesh Lakhtakia; Sergey Maksimenko, Editor(s)

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