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Electronic, Vibrational and Magnetic Properties of a Novel C48N12 Aza-Fullerene



R H. Xie, Garnett W. Bryant, V H. Smith


The structural, electronic, vibrational and magnetic properties of a novel C48N12 aza-fullerene are studied by using density functional and Hartree-Fock methods. Optimized geometries and total energy of this aza-fullerene are calculated. The HOMO-LUMO gap of C48N12 is found to be about 1 eV smaller than that of C60. Fifty-eight IR-active frequencies and 10 NMR spectral signals are predicted for C48N12. Diamagnetic shielding factor, polarizability and hyperpolarizability of C48N12 are calculated. Our results suggest that C48N12 may have potential applications as semiconductor components and possible building materials for nanometer electronics, photonic devices and diamagnetic superconductors.
Chemical Physics Letters
No. 3-4


C<sub>48</sub>N<sub>12</sub>, C<sub>60</sub>, density functional theory, fullerene, Hartree-Fock theory, hyperpolarizability, infrared spectrum, nuclear magnetic resonance


Xie, R. , Bryant, G. and Smith, V. (2003), Electronic, Vibrational and Magnetic Properties of a Novel C<sub>48</sub>N<sub>12</sub> Aza-Fullerene, Chemical Physics Letters (Accessed July 25, 2024)


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Created December 31, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021