MODEL RELEASED A scientist prepares to produce Buckyballs A Buckyball is the nickname for a fullerene a ball shaped hollow molecule of over carbon atoms The first of the fullerenes buckminsterfullerene has carbon atoms arranged as an icosahedron It is produced by creating an electric arc between two graphite rod electrodes in a helium atmosphere at torr about th atmosphere Before this simple method was devised by Jonathan Hare seen here C had only been observed after bombarding a carbon target with a powerful pulsed laser C is isolated from the general soot by dissolving in benzene
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