Two types of nonclassical fullerenes are presented: the first one with 128 carbons, with a cubic structure. The second example, with 132 carbons, has octahedral structure. Fullerenes are important on diverse applications. “Brazuka” soccer ball shows an octahedral structure.
Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 4, Informatics, Electronics and Microsystems: TechConnect Briefs 2017
Published: May 14, 2017
Pages: 12 - 14
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topic: Informatics, Modeling & Simulation