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Fullerenes: Nanoscale-Ordered Materials

Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0325

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

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2011. Fullerenes: Nanoscale-Ordered Materials. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .

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  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

Abstract

The transport of energy and electrons within nanoscale-ordered materials is critical to the realization of systems for artificial photosynthesis as well as engineering molecular electronics and optoelectronics. Studying multifunctional fullerene nanostructures—their design, synthesis, characterization, and performance—mandates a careful control over composition, interchromophore-separation/angular relationship, overall dynamical and stimulus-induced reorganization, and electronic coupling.

Keywords:

  • fullerenes;
  • solutions;
  • liquid crystals;
  • surfaces;
  • polymers;
  • interfaces;
  • photoactive;
  • electroactive