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Diborane-tetraborane conversion in C-60 vesicles - a theoretical study

2001-08-01
Türker, Burhan Lemi
Diborane-tetraborane conversion in a C-60 cage is theoretically considered by using AM1-RHF type semiempirical quantum chemical approach. Molecular orbital characteristics of some endohedrally boron hydride doped C-60 composite systems are investigated and the likeliness of diborane-tetraborane conversion in a C-60 vesicle for the purpose of hydrogen storage is discussed. (C) 2001 International Association for Hydrogen Energy. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.