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A model of the multiple adsorption of hydrogen atoms on the surface of carbon nanotubes


A model of the multiple adsorption of atomic hydrogen on the surface of single-walled carbon nanotubes of the zigzag and arm-chair types was constructed. The adsorption model is based on the Anderson periodic model. An analytic equation for the band structure of carbon nanotubes with adsorbed hydrogen atoms was obtained, and the special features of this structure were studied. The dependence of the band structure of carbon nanotubes on the concentration of adsorbed hydrogen atoms was analyzed. The model constructed can be used to study adsorption of other univalent atoms on the surface of carbon particles.

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Original Russian Text © A.V. Pak, N.G. Lebedev, 2012, published in Khimicheskaya Fizika, 2012, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 82–87.

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Pak, A.V., Lebedev, N.G. A model of the multiple adsorption of hydrogen atoms on the surface of carbon nanotubes. Russ. J. Phys. Chem. B 6, 321–326 (2012).

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