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|Title:||Effect of defects on oscillation characteristics and instability of carbon nanotube-based oscillators|
|Citation:||Liu, P., Gao, H.J., Zhang, Y.W. (2008). Effect of defects on oscillation characteristics and instability of carbon nanotube-based oscillators. Applied Physics Letters 93 (8) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2976127|
|Abstract:||The oscillatory characteristics and the instability of double- and triple-walled carbon nanotube-based oscillators containing a vacancy or a Stone-Wales (SW) defect were investigated by molecular dynamics simulations. It was found that the existence of these defects markedly affects the oscillation period and amplitude. The defect-free oscillators are most stable, followed by oscillators containing a SW defect, while oscillators containing a vacancy are least stable. The origin of the defect-induced instability is due to the change in potential energy profile and the resulting force fluctuation. © 2008 American Institute of Physics.|
|Source Title:||Applied Physics Letters|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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