Molecular motor constructed from a double-walled carbon nanotube driven by axially varying voltage

Z. C. Tu, X. Hu
<span title="2005-07-07">2005</span> <i title="American Physical Society (APS)"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/lqjgbsoa65gghi2p2esulcqqqm" style="color: black;">Physical Review B</a> </i> &nbsp;
A new molecular motor is conceptually constructed from a double-walled carbon nanotube (DWNT) consisting of a long inner single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) and a short outer SWNT with different chirality. The interaction between inner and outer tubes is the sum of the Lennard-Jones potentials between carbon atoms in inner tube and those in outer one. Within the framework of Smoluchowski-Feynman ratchet, it is theoretically shown that this system in an isothermal bath will exhibit a
more &raquo; ... nal rotation in the presence of a varying axial electrical voltage.
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