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Buckyballs with a Surprise

In nano on November 1, 2006 at 9:48 pm

A Virginia-based startup called Luna nanoWorks is nearing commercialization of a novel version of buckyballs–soccerball-shaped carbon molecules–that the company says could improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and lead to high-efficiency solar cells. Each buckyball is made of 80 carbon atoms with metal-nitride clusters trapped inside, creating a nanomaterial with novel electronic, optical, and magnetic properties.
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Luna Nanoworks

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