The Fullerenes: New Horizons for the Chemistry, Physics and Astrophysics of Carbon

The Fullerenes: New Horizons for the Chemistry, Physics and Astrophysics of Carbon

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ISBN-13: 9780521459174
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Series: Royal Society Discussion Volumes Series
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

1. The evolution of the football structure for the C60 molecule: a retrospective E. Osawa; 2. Dreams in a charcoal fire: predictions about giant fullerenes and graphite nanotubes D. E. H. Jones; 3. On the formation of the fullerenes R. F. Curl; 4. Production and discovery of fullerites: new forms of crystalline carbon W. Kratschmer and D. R. Huffman; 5. Systematics of fullerenes and related clusters P. W. Fowler; 6. The fullerenes: powerful carbon-based electron acceptors R. C. Haddon; 7. The carbon-bearing material in the outflows from luminous carbon-rich stars M. Jura; 8. Elemental carbon as interstellar dust C. T. Pillinger; 9. The pattern of additions to fullerenes R. Taylor; 10. Polyynes and the formation of fullerenes H. W. Kroto and D. R. M. Walton; 11. Hypothetical graphite structures with negative gaussian curvature A. L. Mackay and H. Terrones; 12. Fullerenes as an example of basic research in industry E. Wasserman; 13. Δhedral views of fullerene polymorphism D. L. D. Caspar; 14. Geodesic domes and fullerenes.

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