fullerene

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a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms

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A Bell Labs team led by physicist Hendrik Schon inserted molecules of chloroform and bromoform (a chemical molecule similar to chloroform but with bromine atoms instead of chlorine atoms) in between bucky balls to create a "stretched" bucky ball crystal where the bucky ball molecules were spaced further apart than usual since the chloroform and bromoform molecules were wedged amidst them.
They have discovered that bucky balls can oxidise - the same process as rusting - and the tiny molecules stick together, even at room temperatures.
OTC:GMZP) today announced that it expects to acquire exclusive development rights for a technique and apparatus for production of C60, also known as Buckminster Fullerene, Carbon 60 or bucky balls for the efficient storage of hydrogen in carbon nanotubes.
OTC: GMZP) today announced that it is in negotiations to acquire a nanotechnology based on bucky balls.
Bucky balls, CNTs, and nanorods are some of the types of fullerenes, of which CNTs are the most widely produced and consumed type.
Product type: SWCNT, MWCNT, bucky balls, and nano rods
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