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Chemists welcome newest member of nanocarbon family

The grossly warped nanographene has interesting optical and electronic properties © NPG A new family of nanocarbons has emerged with the growth of the first non-planar nanographene. Chemists from Boston College, US, and Nagoya University, Japan successfully synthesised a grossly … Continue reading

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Crystal structure closes classic carbocation case

  Herb Brown favoured rapidly equilibrating classical enantiomers of the 2-norbornyl cation Winstein proposed the nonclassical structure of the 2-norbornyl cation, now shown to be correct F Scholz et al, Science, 2013, DOI: 10.1126/science.1238849 After more than 60 years, crystals … Continue reading

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