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Temperature Dependent Resistivity of Chiral Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in the Presence of Coherent Light Source

DOI: 10.4236/wjcmp.2021.114006, PP. 77-86

Keywords: Chiral Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes, Boltzmann Transport Equation, Axial Resistivity, Chiral Angle

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We have studied the axial resistivity of chiral single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) in the presence of a combined direct current and high frequency alternating fields. We employed semiclassical Boltzmann equations approach and compared our results with a similar study that examined the circumferential resistivity of these unique materials. Our work shows that these materials display similar resistivity for both axial and circumferential directions and this largely depends on temperature, intensities of the applied fields and material parameters such as chiral angle. Based on these low-temperature bidirectional conductivity responses, we propose chiral SWCNTs for design of efficient optoelectronic devices.

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