On the Stability of Fullerenes

Document Type: Research Paper


Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, Shiraz University


Fullerenes have wide application in various fields including electronic and optic, medical science, biotechnology and have received a lot of recent chemists and mathematicians’ attention. Due to many applications of fullerenes, the study of their stability is important. In this paper, we study the effective parameters that affect the fullerene's stability and then according to these parameters, we introduce a new function to examine the stability of every fullerene. By using this function, we determine the stable isometric of each fullerene in a unique way.


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