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Ring-shaped multi-carbon compound cyclocarbon synthesized - Fri 16 Aug 19

A team of researchers from Oxford University and IBM Research has for the first time successfully synthesized the ring-shaped multi-carbon compound cyclocarbon. In their paper published in the ...

Scientists Create a New Form of Carbon

Discover Magazine - Thu 15 Aug 19

Graphite, an allotrope of carbon. (Credit: Miriam Doerr Martin Frommherz/Shutterstock) Carbon is, all things considered, pretty great. Its position on the periodic table of elements — which ...

Chemists have created and imaged a new form of carbon

ScienceNews - Thu 15 Aug 19

A new molecule takes its place among buckyballs, carbon nanotubes and other odd forms of carbon.

Chemists make first-ever ring of pure carbon

Nature News - Thu 15 Aug 19

Nature, Published online: 15 August 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02473-zElusive 18-atom ‘cyclocarbon’ could be a step towards molecule-scale transistors.

Chemists use atomic manipulation to nudge cyclo[18]carbon into being

CandEN - Fri 23 Aug 19

Probe microscopy helps researchers create and visualize a carbon allotrope that was first predicted in the 1980s

50-Year Chemistry Mystery Solved by Wild New Carbon Ring

Gizmodo - Thu 15 Aug 19

Some precision chemistry performed atop a slice of table salt has given researchers unprecedented views of a controversial form of carbon.Read more...

New form of pure carbon made by manipulating atoms

Chemistry World - Thu 15 Aug 19

Elusive 18-carbon ring pinned down on surface

Hotly debated carbon ring allotrope reveals its structure

Physicsworld Blog - Thu 15 Aug 19

Scanning probe microscope isolation and characterization of cyclocarbons settle controversy over the elusive molecule’s structure The post Hotly debated carbon ring allotrope reveals its structure ...