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 WJCMP  Vol.3 No.4 , November 2013
External Electric Field Effect on Electrons Transport in Carbon Nanotubes
Abstract: We consider a simple model of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) subject to external electric field E(t). Using a tight-binding approximation for the description of energy bands of CNTs, together with the standard Boltzmann transport equation and constant relaxation time, we predict the effect of self-induced transparency and absolute negative conductivity. The predicted effects may be useful in diagnostics of carbon nanotubes as well as in the amplification and efficiency conversion of electromagnetic signals.
Cite this paper: Abukari, S. , Mensah, S. , Rabiu, M. , Adu, K. , Mensah, N. , Dompreh, K. , Twum, A. and Amekpewu, M. (2013) External Electric Field Effect on Electrons Transport in Carbon Nanotubes. World Journal of Condensed Matter Physics, 3, 169-172. doi: 10.4236/wjcmp.2013.34027.
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