Intriguing examples of inhomogeneous broadening

Francesco Ancilotto, M. Mercedes Calbi, Milton W. Cole, Silvina M. Gatica, E. Susana Hernández

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Abstract

Three problems are considered in which inhomogeneous broadening can yield unusual consequences. One problem involves the energy levels of atoms moving within nanopores of nearly cylindrical cross section. A second involves atomic or molecular motion in a quasi-one-dimensional interstitial channel within a bundle of carbon nanotubes. The third problem involves motion within a groove between two nanotubes at the surface of such a bundle. In each case, the density of states at low energy is qualitatively different from that occurring in the perfectly homogeneous case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-234
Number of pages6
JournalIsrael Journal of Chemistry
Volume44
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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