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Title: Semiconducting carbon nanotube quantum dots: Calculation of the interacting electron states by exact diagonalisation
Authors: Roy, Mervyn
Maksym, P.A.
First Published: May-2009
Publisher: EDP Sciences
Citation: EPL (Europhysics Letters), 2009, 86, 37001.
Abstract: In semiconducting carbon nanotube quantum dots that contain a few interacting electrons the electron-electron correlation is always important. The states of up to six interacting electrons in such a dot are calculated by exact diagonalisation of a 2-band, effective mass Hamiltonian. The addition energy and the few-electron density are investigated for a wide range of dots with different physical properties and, in a large proportion of these dots, the electrons are found to form Wigner molecules.
ISSN: 0295-5075
Type: Article
Description: This is the author's final draft of the paper published as EPL (Europhysics Letters), 2009, 86, 37001. The final version is available from Doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/86/37001
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