Onion-Like Inorganic Fullerenes

Authored by: Christian Chang , Beate Patzer , Detlev Sülzle

2 Handbook of Nanophysics

Print publication date:  September  2010
Online publication date:  September  2010

Print ISBN: 9781420075540
eBook ISBN: 9781420075557
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781420075557-58

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

Molecules that consist of atoms forming a closed cage have been known for a long time. However, it was not until the discovery of the famous C60 molecule, which represented the hitherto unknown third allotropic and the first molecular form of carbon, that a tremendous growth of interest in similar species was initiated and a whole new branch of molecular physics, chemistry, and material sciences was thrown open.

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.