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fullerene
Used For
Buckminsterfullerenes
bucky balls
buckyballs
carbon nano-onions
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Definition
A polyhedral carbon structure composed of around 60-80 carbon atoms in pentagon and hexagon configuration. They are named after Buckminster Fuller because of structural resemblance to geodesic domes.
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Medical Subject Headings
USE FOR And Type
fullerene polymer
fullerene polymers
Broader Term
carbon nanoparticles
Spanish
fullereno
Term Number
137980
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
X Research, Technology and Engineering
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