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Disorder-induced electron localization in metallic carbon nanotubes
Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Linköping University, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Computational Physics .
2001 (English)In: Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, ISSN 1098-0121, Vol. 63, no 11Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Anderson localization in carbon nanotubes has been studied using the transfer matrix method. A new method was developed for which transfer matrices could be obtained for both chiral and achiral tubes. The localization length scales Linearly with the tube diameter but shows no dependence on tube chirality. The conductance in the nanotubes can be significantly altered by functionalization, an effect that could make them applicable as sensors. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.63.113406.

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2001. Vol. 63, no 11
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-49325OAI: diva2:270221
Available from: 2009-10-11 Created: 2009-10-11 Last updated: 2011-01-13

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