• Dynamic characteristics of multi-walled carbon nanotubes under a transverse magnetic field

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      Dynamic characteristics; multi-walled carbon nanotubes; transverse magnetic field; van der Waals force.

    • Abstract


      This paper reports the results of an investigation into the effect of transverse magnetic fields on dynamic characteristics of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs). Couple dynamic equations of MWNTs subjected to a transverse magnetic field are derived and solved by considering the Lorentz magnetic forces induced by a transverse magnetic field exerted on MWCNTs. Results show that the transverse magnetic field exerted on MWNTs makes the lowest frequency of the MWNTs nonlinearly decrease and the highest frequency, changeless. When the strength of applied transverse magnetic fields is larger than a given value the two walls of MWNTs appear in the radial and axial coaxial vibration phenomena.

    • Author Affiliations


      S Li1 H J Xie1 X Wang1

      1. School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Ocean Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200030, P. R. China
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