The Chemical Physics of Fullerenes 10 (and 5) Years Later: The Far-Reaching Impact of the Discovery of C60 by W. AndreoniThe Chemical Physics of Fullerenes 10 (and 5) Years Later: The Far-Reaching Impact of the Discovery of C60 by W. Andreoni

The Chemical Physics of Fullerenes 10 (and 5) Years Later: The Far-Reaching Impact of the Discovery…

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A decade has elapsed since the discovery of C60 in molecular beams, and five years since the first synthesis of solid C60. At the time, the opening of a new era for chemistry was foreseen and high expectations were shared by physicists and material scientists. Where are we now? Where are we aiming? What can we expect from now on? The answer will be found in this volume, written by the protagonists of the fullerene adventure. There is a whole new generation of materials now, in the form of molecules, solids, nanostructures, either directly derived from Bucky or inspired by it. They continue to create new challenges to our fundamental understanding and seem to be ready for important, long-lasting applications. Audience: The book is mainly directed to specialized scientists - physicists, chemists, material scientists and biochemists - who will find it a source of learning and inspiration. Younger researchers, too, will find it fascinating, since it allows them to learn about and quickly acquire a critical view of an interdisciplinary, frontier subject.
Title:The Chemical Physics of Fullerenes 10 (and 5) Years Later: The Far-Reaching Impact of the Discovery…Format:PaperbackDimensions:511 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Preface. Past, Present and New Horizons. The 5/10/25th Anniversaries of C60 Buckminsterfullerene: A Sussex Perspective; H.W. Kroto, et al. From Fullerenes to Nanotubes; J.H. Hafner, et al. Carbon Clusters, Fullerene Cages, and Interstellar Matter; W. Krätschmer. Fullerene Soot: Then and Now; D.R. Huffman. Formation and Structural Growth. Downhill on the Fullerene Road: A Mechanism for the Formation of C60; D.E. Manolopoulos, P.W. Fowler. Ion Mobility Studies of the Structures and Isomerization of Gas Phase Carbon and Metal Containing Carbon Clusters; K.B. Shelimov, et al. Physical Properties. Magnetic Field Effects on the Electronic Structure of the Fullerides; R.C. Haddon. Low Energy Electronic Excitations in Solid C60; M. Muccini, C. Taliani. Scanning Tunneling and Local Probe Studies of Fullerenes; J.K. Gimzewski. High Fullerenes and Endohedrals. Trends in Large Fullerenes: Are They Balls or Tubes; Y. Achiba, et al. Fullerenes and Endofullerenes: Model Substances? R.H. Michel, et al. Adding Metal to Carbon: Production and Properties of Metallofullerenes and Single-Layer Nanotubes; D.S. Behune. Theory of (La, Y) Endohedrally Doped Fullerenes: The Past and the Present; W. Andreoni, A. Curioni. Exohedrals. Chlorination and Arylation of [60]- and [70]Fullerenes; P.R. Birkett, et al. Metal Atoms on Fullerene Molecules; U. Zimmermann, et al. Electronic and Steric Factors in the Stability of Proto-Fullerene Hydrocarbons; P.W. Fowler et al. Functionalization. Chemistry and Physics of Fulleroids and Methanofullerenes; F. Wudl, et al. Regioselective Multiple Additions to Buckminsterfullerene; A. Hirsch, et al. Organic Functionalization of Fullerenes: Toward Materials and Biological Applications; M. Prato, et al. Recent Aspects of the Functionalization Chemistry of Buckminsterfullerene (C60: Preparation of New Materials and Compounds of Biological Interest; Y. Rubin. Fullerenes in Polymers: Nonlinear Optical, Photoconductive, and Mechanical Properties; Y. Wang, et al. Intercalated C60 Compounds. Fulleride Superconductors: What We Know and What We Don't Know; J.E. Fischer. Electron Spin Resonance Study of Fullerides and Carbon Nanotubes; O. Chauvet, L. Forró Carbon Nanotubes. Carbon Nanotubes: Past, Present and Future; T.W. Ebbesen. Theoretical Study of the Structure and Electronic Properties of Carbon and BxCyNz Nanotubes; S.G. Louie. Designing Fullerene Materials with Heptagonal and Pentagonal Defects; B.I. Dunlap. Non-Carbon Nanostructures. The Physical Chemistry of Size and Shape on the nm Scale: Beyond the Fullerenes; J.J. Shiang, et al. Nanocrystal Gold Molecules; R.L. Whetten, et al. Subject Index. Author Index.