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A theoretical study on the simplest fullerene, C-20 - an AM1 treatment

2003-05-05
Türker, Burhan Lemi
Within the constraints of AM1 (UHF) type semiempirical quantum chemical treatment, C-20 and its cationic and anionic forms were considered for their stabilities. The results revealed that C-20 has a greater tendency to act as electron acceptor than a donor. C-20(-) and C-20(-2) were found to be even more stable than C-20.