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A Method for Computing the Wiener Index of One-Pentagonal Carbon Nanocones

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The pentagonal carbon nanocones are constructed from a graphene sheet by removing a 60 ° wedge and joining the edges produces a cone with a single pentagonal defect at the apex. In this paper, the Wiener indices of these nanocones are computed generally by a new graph theoretical method, for the first time. We prove that our method is general and it is possible to apply for other nanostructures.

Keywords: Nanocone; Wiener index; molecular graph

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: April 1, 2010

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