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 (krō′tō′), Sir Harold Walter Born 1939.
British chemist who shared a 1996 Nobel Prize for discovering fullerenes.
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Noun1.Kroto - British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
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The choice of fullerenes ([C.sub.60]), discovered by Kroto [7], as nanocomposite support was the starting point of the experimental design.
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The first carbon nanostructure in closed cage-shaped (fullerenes) was discovered in 1985 by Kroto et al.
Regarding Fullerene discovery, it was during a concentrated working week in 1985, that Sir Harry Kroto, Richard Smalley and Robert Curl [7] made the completely sudden discovery that the element carbon could also exist in the form of constant spheres.
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Rickard Kroto, COO of Mascus, commented: "We are proud to have formed a partnership with HCME, the latest large construction machinery manufacturer to adopt Mascus products.
A list of 47 previous winners of the Royal Society of Chemistry's Awards have gone on to win Nobel Prizes for their pioneering work, including Harry Kroto, Fred Sanger and Linus Pauling.
Editor Harry Kroto presents readers with a collection of academic essays providing differing perspectives of many of the scientists that made significant contributions to the discovery of the element buckminsterfullerene.
Established in 2006 by the 1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Sir Harold Kroto, GEOSET produces educational content for student class projects, science experiments, teacher support, supplements for a digital CV and many more productions.