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The density of water in carbon nanotubes

Alexiadis, Alessio and Kassinos, Stavros (2008) The density of water in carbon nanotubes. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE, 63 (8). pp. 2047-2056.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2007.12.035

Abstract

In this paper, the density of water confined in carbon nanotubes of different sizes and chirality is calculated. Molecular dynamics is used to simulate the spontaneous filling of the nanotube with water molecules coming from an external bath. Three H2O filling modes are found and a correlation, which relates the density with the nanotube diameter, is proposed. (C) 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:carbon nanotubes; confined water; molecular dynamics
Subjects:Physical Science > Nanophysics
Physical Science > Nano objects
ID Code:2420
Deposited By:Farnush Anwar
Deposited On:23 Dec 2008 15:54
Last Modified:23 Dec 2008 15:54

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