Comment on "Atomic force microscopy characterization of stable faces in cubic C60 single crystals": possible evidence for growth-promoting cross-twinning

B.W. van de Waal

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An explanation is given for a molecular arrangement on a face of a C60 fcc single crystal as observed recently with atomic force microscopy (B. Keita et al., Chem. Phys. 179 (1994) 595). The explanation relies on a cross-twinning model of fcc crystal growth, and involves local fivefold symmetry.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)447-449
Number of pages3
JournalChemical physics
Issue number186
Publication statusPublished - 1994


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