graphane etymology

English word graphane comes from English graphene

Detailed word origin of graphane

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graphene English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) An arbitrarily large-scale, one-atom-thick layer of graphite, an allotrope of carbon, that has remarkable electric characteristics.. (organic chemistry) Any polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon having the structure of part of a layer of graphite.
graphane English (eng) (organic compound) An extended two-dimensional hydrocarbon, of general formula (CH)n, derived from graphene by adding a hydrogen atom to each carbon atom alternately on each side of the plane.

Words with the same origin as graphane

Descendants of graphene
Cairene abietene butylene cannabene chlorotrifluoroethylene ethylene fluoroethylene germanene iodoethylene isoprene kerosene kerosenish methoxystyrene naphthalene paranaphthalene pentafluorostyrene polyethylene polystyrene polythene pyrene styrene tetrafluoroethylene triangulene uranocene valencene