Nonlinear oscillations of a carbon nanotube resonator


Nonlinear oscillations of a single-walled carbon nanotube excited harmonically near its primary resonance is considered. The carbon nanotube resonator is considered to be doubly-clamped at a source and a drain. The dynamic problem is modeled in the context of nonlinear vibration of an elastic beam theory, with mid-plane stretching. The response of the nanotube illustrates a sequence of period-doubling bifurcations leading to chaos.

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@article{Hawwa2009NonlinearOO, title={Nonlinear oscillations of a carbon nanotube resonator}, author={Muhammad A Hawwa and Fathi N . Mayoof}, journal={2009 6th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications}, year={2009}, pages={1-13} }