Fullerene patches II

Jack E. Graver, Christina Graves, Stephen J. Graves

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In this paper, we show that fullerene patches with nice boundaries containing between 1 and 5 pentagons fall into several equivalence classes; furthermore, any two fullerene patches in the same class can be transformed into the same minimal configuration using combinatorial alterations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)405-421
Number of pages17
JournalArs Mathematica Contemporanea
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 17 2014


  • Fullerene patches
  • Fullerenes
  • Pseudoconvex patches

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Geometry and Topology
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics

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    Graver, J. E., Graves, C., & Graves, S. J. (2014). Fullerene patches II. Ars Mathematica Contemporanea, 7(2), 405-421.