Defect energetics, thermal stability and localized electronic states in carbon nanotubes

Roberto Conversano, Fabrizio Cleri, Gregorio D'Agostino, Vittorio Rosato, Manuela Volpe

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Abstract

Tight Binding molecular dynamics simulations have been performed on single wall carbon nanotubes, in order to evaluate thermal stability and the effect of the most relevant defects (the single vacancy and a Stone-Wales -SW-defect). The nanotubes are stable up to the graphite instability temperature. Both the considered defects have a large formation energy (EF(vac) = 6.10 eV, EF(SW) = 5.55 eV).
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2001
EventNanotubes and Related Materials - , United States
Duration: 1 Jan 2001 → …

Conference

ConferenceNanotubes and Related Materials
CountryUnited States
Period1/1/01 → …

    Fingerprint

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

Cite this

Conversano, R., Cleri, F., D'Agostino, G., Rosato, V., & Volpe, M. (2001). Defect energetics, thermal stability and localized electronic states in carbon nanotubes. Paper presented at Nanotubes and Related Materials, United States.