Tiling Fullerene Surfaces

  • Ali Asghar RezaeiEmail author
Part of the Carbon Materials: Chemistry and Physics book series (CMCP, volume 9)


A tiling of a surface is a decomposition of the surface into pieces, i.e., tiles, which cover it without gaps or overlaps. Sphere, ellipsoid, cylinder, and torus are the most abundant shapes for fullerenes, nanotubes, and carbon nanostructures. In this chapter the polygonal tiling of these surfaces is investigated.


Euler Characteristic Carbon Nanostructures Fullerene Molecule Invertible Mapping Arbitrary Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pure Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of KashanKashanIran

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