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Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), discovered in 1991, have been a subject of intensive research for a wide range of applications. These one-dimensional (1D) graphene sheets rolled into a tubular form have been the target of many researchers around the world. This book concentrates on the semiconductor physics of carbon nanotubes, it brings unique insight into the phenomena encountered in the electronic structure when operating with carbon nanotubes. This book also presents to reader useful information on the fabrication and applications of these outstanding materials. The main objective of this book is to give in-depth understanding of the physics and electronic structure of carbon nanotubes. Readers of this book should have a strong background on physical electronics and semiconductor device physics. This book first discusses fabrication techniques followed by an analysis on the physical properties of carbon nanotubes, including density of states and electronic structures. Ultimately, the book pursues a significant amount of work in the industry applications of carbon nanotubes.

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Electronic Properties of Carbon NanotubesEdited by Jose Mauricio Marulanda

Published: July 27th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/980

ISBN: 978-953-307-499-3

Copyright year: 2011

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86482 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

64 Web of Science Citations

69 Dimensions Citations

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1. Assembly of Carbon Nanotube Sheets

By Mei Zhang and Ray Baughman

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2. A Close-Packed-Carbon-Nanotube Film on SiC for Thermal Interface Material Applications

By Wataru Norimatsu, Chihiro Kawai and Michiko Kusunoki

2068

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3. Magnetic Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Anisotropic Electrical Properties

By Il T. Kim and Rina Tannenbaum

7189

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4. Characterizing Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Improved Fabrication in Aqueous Solution Environments

By Charles C. Chusuei and Mulugeta Wayu

3971

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5. Selective Separation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Solution

By Hongbo Li and Qingwen Li

5402

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6. Fabrication of Carbon Nanotubes for High-Performance Scanning Probe Microscopy

By Ian Thomas Clark and Masamichi Yoshimura

1894

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7. Carbon Nanotube AFM Probe Technology

By Zongwei Xu, Fengzhou Fang and Shen Dong

3367

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8. One-Dimensional Crystals inside Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Growth, Structure and Electronic Properties

By Andrei Eliseev, Lada Yashina, Marianna Kharlamova and Nikolay Kiselev

2981

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9. Geometric and Spectroscopic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes and Boron Nitride Nanotubes

By Metin Aydin and Daniel Akins

5452

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10. Detection of Carbon Nanotubes using Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

By Jia Wang, Xiaobin Wu, Rui Wang and Mingqian Zhang

3257

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11. Spectro-Microscopic Study of Laser-Modified Carbon Nanotubes

By Cheng-Hao Chuang, Chorng-Haur Sow and Minn-Tsong Lin

1604

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12. Enhanced Control of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Properties Using MPCVD with DC Electrical Bias

By Matthew Maschmann, Timothy Fisher and Placidus Amama

2003

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13. Spin Dependent Transport through a Carbon Nanotube Quantum Dot in the Kondo Regime

By Stanislaw Lipinski and Damian Krychowski

1845

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14. A Density Functional Theory Study of Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes; Toward Site Selective Functionalization

By Takashi Yumura

2442

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15. Low-Energy Irradiation Damage in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

By Satoru Suzuki

1894

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16. Exciton Dephasing in a Single Carbon Nanotube Studied by Photoluminescence Spectroscopy

By Kazunari Matsuda

1902

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17. A Numerical Study of the Vibrational Spectrum for a Double-Walled Carbon Nanotube Model

By Matthew Coleman and Marianna Shubov

1208

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18. Electronic Band Structure of Carbon Nanotubes in Equilibrium and None-Equilibrium Regimes

By Rahim Ghayour and Pakkhesal

2478

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19. An Alternative Approach to the Problem of CNT Electron Energy Band Structure

By Ali Bahari

2318

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20. Electronic Structure and Magnetic Properties of N@C60-SWCNT

By Atsushi Suzuki and Takeo Oku

2690

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21. Carbon Nanotubes Addition Effects on MgB2 Superconducting Properties

By Adriana Serquis, Gabriela Pasquini and Leonardo Civale

1723

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22. Carbon Nanotube as a VLSI Interconnect

By Mayank Rai and Sankar Sarkar

3583

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23. Carbon Nanotube Based Magnetic Tunnel Junctions (MTJs) for Spintronics Application

By Elby Titus, Rahul Krishna, José Grácio, Manoj Singh, Antonio Luis Ferreira and Ricardo G Dias

3041

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24. Mechanisms of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nucleation, Growth and Chirality-Control: Insights from QM/MD Simulations

By Alister J. Page, Krs Chandrakumar, Ying Wang, Stephan Irle and Keiji Morokuma

3069

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25. Multiple Andreev Reflection and Enhanced Quantum Interferences in NbN/Network-Like Carbon Nanotubes/NbN SNS Junctions

By Yuan-Liang Zhong, Hayato Nakano, Tatsushi Akazaki and Hideaki Takayanagi

1920

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26. Quantum Calculation in the Prediction of the Properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs) and Nanotube Bundles

By Majid Monajjemi and Vannajan Sanghiran Lee

3010

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27. Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes in the Presence of Vacancies and Related Energy Gaps

By Edris Faizabadi

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28. STM Observation of Interference Patterns Near the Endcap and Its application to the Chiral Vector Determination of Carbon Nanotubes

By Masayuki Furuhashi and Tadahiro Komeda

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29. Liquid Crystal-Anisotropic Nanoparticles Mixtures

By Vlad Popa-Nita, Matej Cevko and Samo Kralj

1771

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30. Strategies to Successfully Cross-Link Carbon Nanotubes

By Steve Acquah, Darryl Ventura and Harold Kroto

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