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Carbon nanotube based resonant detector of modulated terahertz radiation

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Abstract

A system of two freely suspended single-walled carbon nanotubes in the form of a segment of a transmission line is considered. Its electrodynamic description is based on the Tomonaga-Luttinger liquid model. The system under investigation is a plasmon resonator with a resonance frequency from the terahertz range, which serves as a high-Q mechanical oscillator coupled with the plasmon resonator by a nonlinear ponderomotive force. As a possible application of this system, a new model of resonant detector is proposed. The output parameters of such a nanosized detector are obtained.

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Original Russian Text © Yu.V. Stebunov, V.G. Leiman, A.V. Arsenin, A.D. Gladun, V.I. Ryzhii, 2012, published in Zhurnal Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki, 2012, Vol. 82, No. 1, pp. 67–72.

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Stebunov, Y.V., Leiman, V.G., Arsenin, A.V. et al. Carbon nanotube based resonant detector of modulated terahertz radiation. Tech. Phys. 57, 63–68 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063784212010239

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Keywords

  • Field Effect Transistor
  • Mechanical Oscillator
  • LUTTINGER Liquid
  • Arsenin
  • Terahertz Range