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Comparative investigation of derivatives of C-60 and its isomers

Gan, Li-Hua and Yuan, Ruo and Tao, Chang-Yuan (2007) Comparative investigation of derivatives of C-60 and its isomers. JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 7 (4-5). pp. 1353-1356.

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Abstract

To provide insight into the derivatization of fullerenes, extensive density functional theory calculations were performed on their hydrides and fluorides of several isomers of C-60. The calculated results demonstrate that the hydricles and fluorides of isolated pentagon rule (IPR) C-60 are less stable than those of non-IPR C-60. These results indicate that derivatization may cause structural transformation of a fullerene; and that many more non-IPR fullerenes may be captured in the forms of derivatives.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fullerene; density functional theory; derivatization; structural transformation
Subjects:Physical Science > Nano objects
Material Science > Nanochemistry
ID Code:2841
Deposited By:Farnush Anwar
Deposited On:13 Jan 2009 15:09
Last Modified:13 Jan 2009 15:09

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