Specific heat of single-walled boron nitride nanotubes

Xiao, Y.; Yan, H.; Xiang, J.; Mao, Y. L.; Zhang, Y.; Cao, J. X.; Ding, J. W.
June 2004
Applied Physics Letters;6/7/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 23, p4626
Academic Journal
Based on a force constant model, we have calculated the phonon spectrum and specific heat of single-walled boron nitride nanotubes. Compared with carbon nanotubes, boron nitride nanotubes have a larger specific heat. The fitting formulas for diameter and chirality dependence of specific heat at 300 K are given. © 2004 American Institute of Physics.


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