Geometry of Fullerenes
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|Slavik Jablan, Mathematical Institute, Belgrade|
|Fullerenes (Buckminster Fuller) are considered from the points of view of geometry, graph theory and knot theory. Contents: Introduction; General fullerenes, graphs, symmetry and isomers; 5/6 fullerenes; Knot theory and fullerenes; "Perfect" fullerenes; Nanotubes, conical and biconical fullerenes and their symmetry; Fullerenes on other surfaces; References.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Graphics, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Graph Theory, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Polyhedra, Symmetry/Tessellations, Knot Theory, Chemistry|
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