Volume 101, Number 6, March 2013
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Condensed Matter: Structural, Mechanical and Thermal Properties|
|Published online||29 March 2013|
Soliton-induced flow in carbon nanotubes
1 Lab of Nanotechnology, Volgograd Institute of Business - Yuzhno-Ukrainskaya ul. 2, Volgograd, 400048, Russia
2 St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics Kronverkskiy, 49, St. Petersburg, 197101, Russia
3 St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology (Technical University) - Moskovsky Prospect, 26, St. Petersburg, 190013, Russia
4 Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences - Polytekhnicheskaya, 26, St. Petersburg, 194021, Russia
Received: 27 October 2012
Accepted: 4 March 2013
The fluid flow in carbon nanotubes caused by a soliton in its wall is considered. The profile of the wall deformation is derived. The picture of the flow for different parameters of the perturbation is obtained. Due to the smallness of the Reynolds number the Stokes approximation is used.
PACS: 63.22.Gh – Nanotubes and nanowires / 81.07.De – Nanotubes / 68.35.Ja – Surface and interface dynamics and vibrations
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