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Geometry from Chemistry - Bucky Balls and Nanotubes
Indiana Section of the MAA 2007 Spring Meeting (2007)
  • Sean A Broughton
  • D. Jelski, State University of New York, New Paltz
  • Guoping Zhang
Nanotechnology has recently become a very hot topic in science and engineering. There are also some interesting mathematical questions in geometry and group theory that arise when modeling "nano-dots" and "nano-wires". This talk will focus primarily about the geometry behind "single walled carbon nano-tubes" one the most intensely studied areas in nano-technology. The talk should be accessible to students who have studied a year of so of calculus.
  • Bucky balls,
  • nanotubes
Publication Date
March, 2007
University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Citation Information
Sean A Broughton, D. Jelski and Guoping Zhang. "Geometry from Chemistry - Bucky Balls and Nanotubes" Indiana Section of the MAA 2007 Spring Meeting (2007)
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