The C60 fullerene has been solved
in closed-form using CQM. The 3D model is included in the Millsian
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C60 has 60 carbon atoms
and 90 bonds, 60 of which are single bonds, and 30 of which are
aromatic double bonds. It has 20 hexagonal structures and 12
pentagonal structures. The pentagonal structures contain the single
bonds, and and the bridging bonds between pentagonal structures
contain the double bonds.
Below are calculated and experimental
values for select parameters.
Calculations are exact, closed-form solutions containing physical
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