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Theory of Chiral Transport in Carbon Nanotubes

  title={Theory of Chiral Transport in Carbon Nanotubes},
  author={Masaki Noro and Junya Tanaka and Takehito Yokoyama and Shuichi Murakami},
Based on the similarity between the chiral nanotube and the classical solenoid, we study chiral transport along the circumferential direction in a carbon nanotube. We calculate the chiral conductivity, representing a circumferential current induced by an electric field along the nanotube axis for various chiralities of carbon nanotubes. We find that the chiral conductivity in a chiral nanotube is in general non zero, and oscillates as a function of the Fermi energy. This oscillating behavior is… Expand

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