Topological Indices of Nanotubes : An Overview

Authors(1) :-Sufia Aziz

The study of topological indices of graphs and therefore of carbon nanotubes is a very important part of graph theory and thus nanotechnology. A topological index is a real number related to a graph. There are several topological indices used in chemical graph theory, however, a very few of them are found useful in nanotechnology for solving structural problems related to carbon nanotubes. In this article a brief summary on the development of Wiener, Szeged and Padmakar-Ivan indices for carbon nanotubes is given.

Authors and Affiliations

Sufia Aziz
Department of Applied Sciences (Mathematics), Institute of Engineering and Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Topological index, Benzenoid graph, Carbon Nanotubes, Wiener index, Szeged index, Padmakar−Ivan index

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 10 | September-October 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 313-319
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1841073
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Sufia Aziz, " Topological Indices of Nanotubes : An Overview , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp.313-319, September-October-2018. Available at doi :
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