Effects of time-reversal symmetric gauge fields on the groundstate properties of carbon nanotubes and tori. Persistent currents in twisted tori and local energy gap in deformed tubes

Ken Ichi Sasaki, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe

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Abstract

The basic properties of conducting electrons in carbon nanotubes are reviewed from a theoretical perspective, and studies performed on persistent currents in toroidal carbon nanotubes and on the local energy gap in deformed nanotubes are reported on.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-210
Number of pages8
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research
Volume242
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Feb 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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