by John Maier
C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 2834 views Rating:
John Maier, Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Basel, describes the journey from the prediction of C60+ in 1987, through tentative assignment of its electronic spectrum by Radioastronomy, measurement in a neon-matrix and finally, in....
by Colin Byfleet
C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 5
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 3124 views Rating:
It seems likely that C60+ will act as a stable site for a wide variety of adducts and that these entities will contribute to the Diffuse Interstellar Bands. John Maier's group in Basel is looking for species like C60(Fe)+.
by Naresh Dalal
Science in the 21st Century: Single Molecule Magnets
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1261 views Rating:
Single molecule magnets (SMMs) are compounds that possess very high-spin ground states and, in principle, should exhibit magnetic multi-stability at the molecular dimensions. The size of SMMs is on the nanometer scale, the so-called mesoscale. Hence ....