Conductance quantization in carbon nanotubes: neutrionos on cylinder surface

Tsuneya Ando, Takeshi Nakanishi, Riichiro Saito

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The effects of impurity scattering in carbon nanotubes are studied. In particular, the absence of back scattering in CNs except for scatterers with a potential range smaller than the lattice constant is demonstrated. This feature suggests that CNs can have a conductance quantization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)421-423
Number of pages3
JournalMicroelectronic Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jun
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1998 4th International Symposium on New Phenomena in Mesoscopic Structures (NPMS'98) - Kauai, HI, USA
Duration: 1998 Dec 71998 Dec 11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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