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    The main advantage to using this method is that it has a lot of synthetic control.3 Fullerene precursors with nitrogen heteroatoms installed on them can be synthesized, and after the fullerene has formed the nitrogen will stay in it’s preselected place.3 This allows for making very specific fullerenes that could be needed for other reactions.3 For example triazafullerene, C57H33N3, has successfully been created using this method.3 This is a step toward a potential route to hetero- and endohedral metallo-fullerenes; as well as adapting this synthesis in a way so they can encapsulate small molecules inside the fullerene.3 While scientists are still presently researching ways to adapt the surface catalyzed synthesis; Kurotobi and Murata discovered a synthetic route to insert a single water molecule into a…

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    It is shown that an extra metal atom incorporated in the center of the fullerene molecule can modify the transport through molecule due to the electron transfer from metal atom to the fullerene cage. Since N (B) has one more (less) electron than C, we can substitute one or more carbon atoms of fullerene by N and B atoms to donate electron(s) or hole(s) to the cage.In figures 5 and 6, the current–voltage characteristics of N:N(each of C60 molecules doped with N atom) and B:B (each of C60…

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    0.6508) atom is decreasing trend for (Si32 is 1.1538) atom. Considering all the methods and basis set used in the atomic charge calculation exhibit a substantial negative charge of oxygen and nitrogen atoms, which are donor atom as shown in Fig 4. The Mulliken atomic charges of fullerene C19X (X = B, Si) –alanine are listed in Table 3. The boron doped…

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    more N@C60 to be synthesised using each tungsten filament before it breaks. It is in best interests to synthesise as much N@C60 from each tungsten filament due to the time they take to replace and the time it takes to restart the experiment. Once a discharge current of around 0.2A is observed, ion sources will start to be bombarded at the C60 source and synthetisation will begin. Once the N2 ion source is switched on, there are 3 possibilities for what the ions can do within the chamber.…

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    CHAPTER – 1 1. INTRODUCTION Carbon nanotubes are allotropes of carbon with cylindrical nanostructure. Constructed with length-to - diameter ratio of up to 132,000,000 :1. These cylindrical carbon molecules have unusual properties, which are valuable for nanotechnology, electronics, optics and other fields of materials science and technology. Nanotubes are members of fullerene structural family. Nanotube’s walls are formed by one-atom thick sheet of carbon called Graphene. The combination of…

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    1. INTRODUCTION Graphene consists of single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice. It is the basic structural element of many other forms of carbon, such as graphite, charcoal, carbon nanotubes and fullerenes. In simple terms, graphene, is a thin layer of pure carbon bonded together in a hexagonal honeycomb lattice. It is the thinnest compound known to man, the lightest material known, the strongest compound discovered, the best conductor of heat at room temperature and also the…

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    firestone), All papers that have been used in this debate have been peer reviewed. Showing that valid scitific methods were used when testing this hypothesis. Geochemical analysis undertaken by Wittke et al., 2013show that the spherals found at YDB sites originate from an impact, not a biological process. Greenland ice core data show high levels of ammonium and notrate at the time of the YD onset, which is further evidnce of intese fires (Firestone et al., 2007) Surovells failure to repdcue…

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    education in many ways from the very beginning of their history. Several ways to analyses use of computer and ICT in education is govern the importance of one and all. Any particular technology is often treated as a particular tool to accomplish their task in more efficient way. There are so many topics which can be covered with the help of chemsketch. 1. Aromaticity 2. 3D structure optimization 3. Tautomeric forms 4. Auto renumbering 5. Calculation of Molar Refractivity, Surface…

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    (100 times more stronger than steel and it conducts heat and electricity efficiently. While scientists had theorized about graphene for decades, it was first produced in the lab in 2003. Because it is virtually two-dimensional, it interacts oddly with light and with other materials. Researchers have identified the, ballistic transport of charges, bipolar transistor effect and large quantum oscillations.[5] Technically, graphene is a crystalline allotrope of carbon with 2D properties. In…

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