Buckling Analysis of Hetero-Junction Carbon Nanotubes

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The buckling analysis of carbon nanotubes without and with hetero-junctions is described in this paper. The buckling behaviour was investigated by the finite element method and the carbon nanotubes were modelled as space frame structures. The results showed that the critical buckling force depends on the dimensions of carbon nanotubes. The critical buckling forces of hetero-junction carbon nanotubes are in range between critical buckling forces of carbon nanotubes of both used diameters with the same chiralities without hetero-junction.

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