Discovery and applications of fullerenes. Leung Wai Chun F.6B (18). Crystalline form of C 60. What is a Fullerene?. The third allotropic form of carbon material (after graphite and diamond).
Leung Wai Chun F.6B (18)
Crystalline form of C60
From left to right: Diamond, graphite, and fullerene.
A geodesic dome shares the same geometric structure as a buckminsterfullerene.
Harold Kroto and Richard Smalley
1. Buckminsterfullerene, C60
Structure of C60, similar to a football
Rotating animation of nanotube
1. Organic Photovoltaics (OPV)
2. Antioxidants & Biopharmaceuticals
A skin care cream based on C60
2. Water purification & bio-hazard protection
3. Portable power