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TU Dresden » Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering » Institute for Materials Science » Chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Wednesday, 24 May 2006
(at 12:15 in room Phy 8.1.09)
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Vibrational modes of carbon nanotubes: a force-constant-model approach

Janina Zimmermann

Institut für Theoretische Physik
Universität Regensburg

In this talk, I will discuss my diploma thesis work about the calculation of vibrational properties of graphene and carbon nanotubes. After recalling the basic concepts of lattice dynamics, I introduce some phenomenological models developed for sp2 hybridized carbon networks. Consequently, I will focus on the thermodynamics of carbon nanotubes, investigating the specific heat and the low-temperature thermal conductance by means of an analysis based on the Landauer theory of heat transport.

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Invited by G. Cuniberti, C. Strunk (JClub)

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