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Virtual Lab: Nanocarbon - From Graphene to Buckyballs
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Carbon to carbon separation: 0.153 nm

Melting point: 6.5 °C

Boiling point: 80.74 °C


Carbon to carbon separation: 0.139 nm

Melting point: 5.5 °C

Boiling point: 80.1 °C


Carbon to carbon separation: 0.142 nm

Layer to layer spacing: 0.34 nm

Carbon Nanotubes:

Diameter of tube: Variable depending on structure

For more information see:

Nanotechnology Now: Carbon Nanotubes 101

C60 Buckyball:

Carbon to carbon separation: 0.144 nm (average)

Diameter: 1.02 nm

Buckyballs can also be constructed with 20, 26 and 70 carbons

For more information see:

Wikipedia: Fullerenes

Wikipedia: Buckminsterfullerene (C60)

Nanotechnology Now: Nanotubes and Buckyballs