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Author ORCID Identifier
Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Year Degree Awarded
Electronic Devices and Semiconductor Manufacturing | Engineering Physics
A new method is presented to model carbon nanotubes (CNT) of
micron length. The Newton-Poisson-Brillouin (NPB) model uses
Newtonian physics to model the interaction of a population of
thermally excited quasi-particles. The NPB model is self-consistent
with Poisson’s equation, and the quasi-particles are confined to the
CNT’s band structure. In this work, we explore the parameter space of
Zannoni, Richard P., "Introducing the Newton-Poisson-Brillouin Model in the Quest for Plasmons in Metallic Carbon Nanotubes" (2014). Doctoral Dissertations. 259.