Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2956420
Title: Spontaneous generation and propagation of transverse coaxial traveling waves in multiwalled carbon nanotubes
Authors: Liu, P.
Gao, H.J.
Zhang, Y.W. 
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: Liu, P., Gao, H.J., Zhang, Y.W. (2008). Spontaneous generation and propagation of transverse coaxial traveling waves in multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters 93 (1) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2956420
Abstract: Spontaneous generation and propagation of a class of transverse and coaxial traveling waves in multiwalled carbon nanotubes annealed at high temperatures were observed by molecular dynamics simulation. It was found that these traveling waves are generated by end resonance. The observed wave velocity is consistent with that predicted by a continuum multiwalled shell model. The observed phenomenon may be used to measure the mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes or as a vibration generator in nanomechanical devices. © 2008 American Institute of Physics.
Source Title: Applied Physics Letters
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/65005
ISSN: 00036951
DOI: 10.1063/1.2956420
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