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Effect of nitrogen doping and hydrogen confinement on the electronic properties of a single walled carbon nanotube
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  • Journal title : Carbon letters
  • Volume 17, Issue 1,  2016, pp.29-32
  • Publisher : Korean Carbon Society
  • DOI : 10.5714/CL.2016.17.1.029
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Effect of nitrogen doping and hydrogen confinement on the electronic properties of a single walled carbon nanotube
Bhat, Bashir Mohi Ud Din; Dar, Jehangir Rashid; Sen, Pratima;
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This paper addresses the effect of dopants on the electronic properties of zigzag (8, 0) semiconducting single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), using extended Hückel theory combined with nonequilibrium Green’s function formalism. Through appropriate dopant concentrations, the electronic properties of SWCNTs can be modified. Within this context, we present our ongoing investigation on (8, 0) SWCNTs doped with nitrogen. Quantum confinement effects on the electronic properties of the SWCNTs have also been investigated. The obtained results reveal that the electronic properties of SWCNTs are strongly dependent on the dopant concentration and modification of electronic structures by hydrogen confinement.
Nitrogen doping;Hydrogen confinement;Single walled carbon nanotube;
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