Temperature limited transport performances of metallic single-walled nanotubes

Marcelo A. Kuroda, Jean Pierre Leburton

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Abstract

In this work we present a theoretical study of the electronic transport in individual metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes. Using the Boltzmann transport equation together with the heat equation, we determine the temperature along the nanotube. We show that the experimental setup has a tremendous impact on the onset of the non-linear features in the IV characteristics as well as on the electrical breakdown of the nanotube. Our results are in good agreement with experimental data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2006 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO 2006
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages231-234
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)1424400783, 9781424400782
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Event2006 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO 2006 - Cincinnati, OH, United States
Duration: Jun 17 2006Jun 20 2006

Publication series

Name2006 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO 2006
Volume1

Other

Other2006 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO 2006
CountryUnited States
CityCincinnati, OH
Period6/17/066/20/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)

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