Jeffrey Bacon’s favorite structure is:



Source: Xia, J. et al. Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 3018


There are many structures of various species encapsulated within fullerenes, but this one turns the tables — buckyball is captured inside a cycloparaphenylene with near-ideal pi-pi interactions all the way around.—Jeffrey Bacon

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