Nano-solenoid: helicoid carbon-boron nitride hetero-nanotube.

  title={Nano-solenoid: helicoid carbon-boron nitride hetero-nanotube.},
  author={Ziyue Zhang and Chunyan Miao and Wanlin Guo},
  volume={5 23},
As a fundamental element of a nanoscale passive circuit, a nano-inductor is proposed based on a hetero-nanotube consisting of a spiral carbon strip and a spiral boron nitride strip. It is shown by density functional theory associated with nonequilibrium Green function calculations that the nanotube exhibits attractive transport properties tunable by tube chirality, diameter, component proportion and connection manner between the two strips, with excellent 'OFF' state performance and high… 
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