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Applied Physics A

, Volume 105, Issue 4, pp 875-880

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A new model for deformed carbon nanotubes using Green’s function

  • Davood FathiAffiliated withSchool of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) Email author 
  • , Reza SarvariAffiliated withDepartment of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

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Abstract

A new method for modeling and analysis of deformed carbon nanotubes (CNTs) using Green’s function, is presented in this paper, for the first time. Using the proposed method, a new circuit model is obtained for the deformation region of a deformed single-walled CNT (SWCNT), which the values of its elements depend on the type of deformation and also the deformation parameters such as the coupling matrices and the energy variations of deformation region. The comparison between the obtained results from the analysis of proposed model and the literature gives a good match which approves the accuracy and correctness of the proposed model.