Hydrogen interaction with fullerenes: From C2O to graphene

T.T. Vehviläinen, M.G. Ganchenkova, L.E. Oikkonen, R.M. Nieminen

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Abstract

The paper presents a systematic study of the trends in the interaction of hydrogen with carbon fullerenes versus their curvature, where graphene is taken as the limit of zero curvature. The efficiency of hydrogen incapsulation in fullerenes, penetration into them, and adsorption on their surface are analyzed and discussed. The effects on magnetism are also considered; in particular, it is shown that hydrogen adsorption to some fullerenes induces magnetism to initially nonmagnetic systems. In addition, highly hydrogen-saturated fullerenes are examined and the suitability of fullerenes for hydrogen storage is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number085447
Pages (from-to)1-7
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume84
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • C2O
  • carbon
  • fullerene
  • hydrogen

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