Atoms in nanotubes: Small dimensions and variable dimensionality

George Stan, Silvina M. Gatica, Massimo Boninsegni, Stefano Curtarolo, Milton W. Cole

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Newly discovered carbon nanotubes provide an environment in which small atoms move relatively freely. An assembly of such atoms provides a realization of a quasi-one-dimensional system which can be used to illustrate the concepts of statistical physics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1170-1176
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Physics
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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