Chapter 1. The Parent Fullerenes

  1. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Hirsch

Published Online: 21 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619214.ch1

The Chemistry of the Fullerenes

The Chemistry of the Fullerenes

How to Cite

Hirsch, A. (ed) (1994) The Parent Fullerenes, in The Chemistry of the Fullerenes, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619214.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Institut für Organische Chemie der Universität, Auf der Morgenstelle 18, D-72076 Tübingen

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527308903

Online ISBN: 9783527619214



  • synthetic;
  • allotropes;
  • curvature;
  • spherical;
  • aesthetic


The chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Fullerenes: Molecular Allotropes of Carbon

  • The Discovery of the Fullerenes

  • Fullerene Production

  • Separation and Purification

  • Properties