Athanasopoulos, Stavros and Bailey, Steven W. and Ferrer, Jaime and Garcia-Suarez, Victor and Lambert, Colin J. and Rocha, Alexandre R. and Sanvito, Stefano (2007) Giant magnetoresistance of nickel-contacted carbon nanotubes. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 19 (4). -. ISSN 0953-8984Full text not available from this repository.
We present ab initio theoretical results for the giant magnetoresistance of single-wall carbon nanotubes (CNT) in contact with nickel electrodes. These show that Ni atoms located on the surface or axis of CNT contacts can induce a significant magnetic moment on the carbon atoms. For non-gated, undoped CNTs, this produces room-temperature GMR ratios of between 45% and 100% of the anti-aligned conductance.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Prof Colin J. Lambert|
|Deposited On:||20 Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||17 Sep 2013 08:23|
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