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Simulations of Vibrational Frequencies of Carbon
 

Summary: Simulations of Vibrational
Frequencies of Carbon
Nanotubes
Polina Pine,
Yuval Yaish, Joan Adler
Introduction
Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Nano Electro Mechanical Systems.
Our tools are numerical simulations and analytical solutions.
2
Carbon nanotubes have unusual physical properties:
High Young's Modulus ~ 1 TPa (T = 1012)
Tensile Strength > 60GPa (Steel ~ 2 GPa)
Conductivity ~ 109 A/V*m2
(Copper ~ 106 A/V*m2)
3
SiC epilayer NEMS SWCNT NEMS
f0 ~ 133-190 MHz
m(device) ~ 10-17 10-14 gr
Q = 5000
m ~ zeptogram range (10-21 gr)

  

Source: Adler, Joan - Physics Department, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

 

Collections: Physics