doi: 10.1685/journal.caim.379

Numerical solution of electrons' and phonons' coupled dynamics in Carbon Nanotubes

Maria Morandi Cecchi, Vittorio Rispoli

Abstract


A model for electrons' transport properties in Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs)is introduced, including also the effects of the coupling of electrons with optical phonons. The derived equations form a system of bi-dimensional hyperbolic conservation laws with collision terms on the right hand side. Such system is solved by WENO reconstruction methods and TVD Runge-Kutta schemes for time integration.

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Communications in Applied and Industrial Mathematics
ISSN: 2038-0909