Fluorine could add a coat to fullerenes

Bradley, David
July 1991
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p25
Reports on the discovery by chemists John Holloway and Eric Hope of the University of Leicester, Roger Taylor and Tony Avent of the University of Sussex and John Langley at Southampton that they can add fluorine atoms to buckminsterfullerene. Applications of fluorinated molecule; Holloway and Hope's heating of buckminsterfullerene in a stream of highly reactive gas, fluorine; Taylor, Avent and Langley's analysis of products using spectroscopic techniques.


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