Fullerenes, polytopes and toric topology

Victor M. Buchstaber, Nikolay Yu Erokhovets

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Abstract

These lectures are devoted to a remarkable class of 3-dimensional polytopes, which are mathematical models of an important object in quantum physics, quantum chemistry and nanotechnology - fullerenes. The main goal is to show how results of toric topology help to build combinatorial invariants of fullerenes. Fundamental notions are introduced during the lectures. The lecture notes are addressed to a wide audience.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCombinatorial and Toric Homotopy
Subtitle of host publicationIntroductory Lectures
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Pages67-178
Number of pages112
ISBN (Electronic)9789813226579
ISBN (Print)9789813226562
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
Externally publishedYes

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