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Title: Compact interaction potential for van der Waals nanorods

Here, we studied the van der Waals interactions of two finite, solid, cylindrical rods at arbitrary angle and position with respect to each other. An analytic interpolative formula for the interaction potential energy is constructed based on various asymptotic cases. In conclusion, the potential can be readily used for numerical and analytic descriptions of multiwall carbon nanotubes, metallic nanorods, rod-shaped colloids, or any other similar objects with significant van der Waals interactions.
Authors:
ORCiD logo [1] ;  [2]
  1. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-209315-2018-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0045; PLEEE8
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0012704
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review E
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0045
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE
OSTI Identifier:
1478475

Logan, Jack A., and Tkachenko, Alexei V.. Compact interaction potential for van der Waals nanorods. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.98.032609.
Logan, Jack A., & Tkachenko, Alexei V.. Compact interaction potential for van der Waals nanorods. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.98.032609.
Logan, Jack A., and Tkachenko, Alexei V.. 2018. "Compact interaction potential for van der Waals nanorods". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.98.032609.
@article{osti_1478475,
title = {Compact interaction potential for van der Waals nanorods},
author = {Logan, Jack A. and Tkachenko, Alexei V.},
abstractNote = {Here, we studied the van der Waals interactions of two finite, solid, cylindrical rods at arbitrary angle and position with respect to each other. An analytic interpolative formula for the interaction potential energy is constructed based on various asymptotic cases. In conclusion, the potential can be readily used for numerical and analytic descriptions of multiwall carbon nanotubes, metallic nanorods, rod-shaped colloids, or any other similar objects with significant van der Waals interactions.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.98.032609},
journal = {Physical Review E},
number = 3,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {9}
}

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