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Nanoscale modeling of an embedded multi-shell fullerene and its application to vibrational analysis

Behfar, K ; Sharif University of Technology | 2006

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  1. Type of Document: Article
  2. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijengsci.2006.04.015
  3. Publisher: 2006
  4. Abstract:
  5. In this paper, nanoscale modeling of a multi-shell fullerene embedded in an elastic medium and its application to vibrational analysis is investigated. The spherical layers of the multi-shell fullerene are concentrically nested, with carbon-carbon van der Waals interactions between them. Also, the whole multi-shell fullerene is influenced by polymer-carbon van der Waals forces from the surrounding elastic medium. The elasticity generated by the carbon-carbon bonds is assumed to be distributed isotropically over the fullerene surfaces. Following derivation of explicit equations for the motion of the multi-shell fullerene, vibrational behavior of a double-shell fullerene is analyzed and resonant frequencies and the associated mode shapes are determined. © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved
  6. Keywords:
  7. Multi shell fullerene ; Van der Waals interaction ; Vibrational analysis ; Elasticity ; Equations of motion ; Mathematical models ; Nanostructured materials ; Van der Waals forces ; Vibration measurement ; Fullerenes
  8. Source: International Journal of Engineering Science ; Volume 44, Issue 17 , 2006 , Pages 1156-1163 ; 00207225 (ISSN)
  9. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S002072250600125X