Corannulene Based Fullerene Fragments C20H10-C50H10:
When Does a Buckybowl become a Buckytube?
Kim K. Baldridge and Jay S. Siegel
Theoretica Chemica Acta, 1997, in press
An ab initio study of the structural and physical properties of fullerene
fragments based on corannulenes shows a distinct defining point between
bowl and tube-like character.