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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2008, Article ID 954874, 3 pages
Research Article

A New Resistance Formulation for Carbon Nanotubes

1Key Laboratory of Science & Technology of Eco-Textile, Donghua University, Ministry of Education, Shanghai 200051, China
2Modern Textile Institute, Donghua University, 1882 Yan'an Xilu Road, Shanghai 200051, China

Received 1 February 2008; Accepted 5 May 2008

Academic Editor: Xuedong Bai

Copyright © 2008 Ji-Huan He. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A new resistance formulation for carbon nanotubes is suggested using fractal approach. The new formulation is also valid for other nonmetal conductors including nerve fibers, conductive polymers, and molecular wires. Our theoretical prediction agrees well with experimental observation.