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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The discovery could be a serious set back for the bucky ball - dubbed The World's Most Beautiful Molecule.
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.
Bucky balls, also known as Buckminster Fullerenes, after the architect Buckminster Fuller, are the roundest and most symmetrical large molecule known to man and are the largest symmetrical molecules known in the nanoscience world.
OTC: GMZP - News) today announced that it has made progress in negotiations to acquire exclusive development rights for a nanotechnology based on bucky balls.
OTC: GMZP) today announced that it is in negotiations to acquire a nanotechnology based on bucky balls.
In the universe of nanotubes and bucky balls, the smaller the view, the broader the vision.
Scientists from Lucent Technologies' (NYSE:LU) Bell Labs have shown that soccer ball-shaped carbon molecules known as bucky balls can act as superconductors at relatively warm temperatures, raising hopes for inexpensive, power loss-free organic electronics and other practical applications such as quantum computers.