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In this study we modelled IV curves for the METFET’s with local gates with widths of the order of 5–50 nm. The lower limit is the typical size of a scanning tip, which may touch the M–SWNT channel, while the upper limit is about the size of a metal nanointerconnect  that can be lithographically fabricated close to the SWNT channel. We note that at the points of the metal–semiconductor junction (at the edge of the gated region) a charge accumulation may happen. In a sense, this metal–semiconductor junction boundary becomes a side of a 1D capacitor with a capacitance ∼ W/2 ln(W/R).
References 1. P. Feynman: There’s plenty of room at the bottom: An invitation to enter a new ﬁeld of physics. In: Engineering and Science, vol XXIII, No. 5, (Caltech 1960) pp 22–36 2. S. Iijima: Nature 354, 56 (1991) 3. M. Damnjanovi´c, I. Miloˇsevi´c, T. Vukovi´c, B. Nikoli´c and E. Dobardˇzi´c: “Symmetry Based Fundamentals on Carbon Nanotubes”, Chapter 2, in this volume. 4. Phaedon Avouris, Marko Radosavljevi´c and Shalom J. Wind: “Carbon Nanotube Electronics and Optoelectronics”, Chapter 9, in this volume.
V. 3 Fig. 9. Band gap variation of a [17,0] zigzag nanotube with increasing ﬁeld strength. 36) when the total potential drop becomes comparable with the energy distance between neighboring subbands. As the ﬁeld increases beyond Ec , the energy band minimum shifts away from the original Fermi point k = 0, and splits into multiple valleys. As a result, the gap does not exceed some critical value beyond which a further increase of the ﬁeld closes the gap (see Fig. 9). The maximum band gap opening at Ec is obtained within the perturbation theory as follows: Eg ∼ v2 (eEc R)2 ∼ F 2.