Table 1

Young’s modulus (E) of different armchair carbon nanotubes from DFT (EDFT) and TB (ETB) calculations
Nanotube r(Ǻ) EDFT (GPa) ETB (GPa)
(5,5) 3.40 969.7 983.4
(6,6) 4.08 929.1 984.7
(7,7) 4.76 941.6 986.0
(8,8) 5.44 962.3 989.9

r is the tube radius

Liu et al.

Liu et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:478-483   doi:10.1007/s11671-010-9545-x

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