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On the Thermal Conductivity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Ropes

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Recently measured thermal conductivity in single-walled carbon nanotube ropes in the temperature range 8 - 350 K has been explained using an anisotropic dynamical model which not only takes into account the quasi two-dimensional nature of the folded graphene sheets that forms the nanotubes, but also the intertube coupling, in addition to the phonon frequency and dimensionality dependent relaxation time of phonon-phonon scattering and interaction.


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P. Silotia, S. Dabas, A. Saxena and S. Tewari, "On the Thermal Conductivity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Ropes," Soft Nanoscience Letters, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 7-10. doi: 10.4236/snl.2013.31002.

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