Thermal Conductivity of Nanotubes Revisited: Effects of Chirality, Isotope Impurity, Tube Length, and Temperature

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Zhang, Gang; Li, Baowen;
(2004)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.1949166
  • Subject: Nonlinear Sciences - Chaotic Dynamics | Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Mesoscopic Systems and Quantum Hall Effect

We study the dependence of thermal conductivity of single walled nanotubes (SWNT) on chirality, isotope impurity, tube length and temperature by nonequilibrium molecular dynamics method with accurate potentials. It is found that, contrary to electronic conductivity, the... View more
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