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A Meshless Approach for Electromagnetic Simulation of Metallic Carbon Nanotubes

  • Authors: Ala, G.; Francomano, E.; Spagnuolo, A.; Tortorici, A.
  • Publication year: 2010
  • Type: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
  • Key words: Metallic Carbon Nanotubes; Meshless; Electromagnetic Simulation
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In this paper, a study on the electromagnetic behaviour of a singlewall carbon nanotube model is described. The electrons available for conduction are treated as a thin cylindrical layer fluid and their motion is described by means of classical hydrodynamics equations in linearized form. These equations are solved in time domain using the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics method. The method suitably handled runs on GRID environment.