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Plasmons in Carbon Nanotubes

  • K. Kempa
  • R. Chura
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Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 91)

Abstract

Carbon nanotubes posses a very rich spectrum of plasmon modes. For single wall, metallic carbon nanotubes, in addition to the high frequency plasma modes in the UV range, and the depolarization shifted van Hove plasma resonances, there are also low frequency, quasi-ID plasmons in the far-infrared frequency range, which interact with phonons. We study these plasmon modes in a unified random phase approximation approach, including effects of phonon coupling. We discuss our calculations in the context of recent experiments.

Keywords

Carbon Nanotubes Graphene Sheet Dielectric Function Plasmon Mode Semiconductor Superlattices 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Kempa
    • 1
  • R. Chura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsBoston CollegeChestnut HillUSA

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