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Atomic Structure and Binding of Carbon Atoms

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How to cite: Ali, M. Atomic Structure and Binding of Carbon Atoms. Preprints 2018, 2018010036 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201801.0036.v10). Ali, M. Atomic Structure and Binding of Carbon Atoms. Preprints 2018, 2018010036 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201801.0036.v10).


Many studies discuss carbon-based materials because of the versatility of carbon. These studies include different opinions for scientific problems and discuss various levels within the scope and application. Originally, a carbon atom exists in different allotropic forms depending on the conditions of processing its gaseous state, precursor or compound. The electron transfer mechanism is responsible for converting the gaseous carbon atom into various states, such as graphite, nanotube, fullerene, diamond, lonsdaleite and graphene. The parabola shaped ‘energy trajectory’ enables transfer of electrons from both east and west sides of an atom. An ‘energy trajectory’ is linked with suitable states (filled and unfilled states), where forced exertion to transferring electron is remained balanced. So, the mechanism of originating different states of a gaseous carbon atom is through the involvement of energy first. This is not the case with atoms executing electron dynamics under neutral state as the force of conservation mode is involved first. Carbon atoms when in graphite, nanotube or fullerene state, they ‘partially evolve and partially develop’ their structures, so they form a structure. Respectively, the structure of their atoms is in the order of one dimension, two dimensions and four dimensions. In their structural formation, atoms involve ‘energy curve’ having a shape like parabola. Here, atoms deal with a balanced exertion of force engaged with the poles of suitable electrons. The graphite structure under only attained dynamics of atoms can also be formed, but in the order of atoms having structure in two dimension. Here, the binding energy between graphite atoms is due to a small difference of exerting forces to their opposite poles and a formation of amorphous graphite can be anticipated. Structural formation in diamond, lonsdaleite and graphene atoms involves energy to gain required infinitesimal displacements of their electrons. Through involved energy for their atoms, exerting force along the relevant poles of suitable electrons in orientational manner is engaged. In this study, the growth of diamond is found to be south to east-west (ground), where depositing atom binds to deposited atom, i.e., ground to south (each electron of outer ring in depositing atom deals with orientating force in frictional manner to clamp by another energy knot of outer ring belonging to deposited atom). By engaging the forces of east-west poles, all four electrons in depositing diamond atom are directing toward the south-pole and all four energy knots (unfilled states) in deposited diamond atom are organizing along the ground. Thus, diamond atoms form a topological structure of tetra-electron, i.e., ground to south. So, lonsdaleite atoms form a topological structure of bi-electron, i.e., ground to a bit south. The formation of graphene structure should be anticipated in opposite manner to structure formation in diamond. Glassy carbon exhibits layered-topological structure, where tri-layers of gaseous, graphite and lonsdaleite state atoms successively bind in repetitive order. Structure of each state carbon atom explores its own science. Based on the structure, Mohs hardness of various carbon components is also sketched.

Subject Areas

carbon; atomic structure; electron dynamics; potential energy; forced exertion; atomic binding

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