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M-Polynomial and Degree-Based Topological Indices of Polyhex Nanotubes

Division of Science and Technology, University of Education, Lahore 54000, Pakistan
Center for Excellence in Molecular Biology, Punjab University Lahore, Lahore 53700, Pakistan
Department of Mathematics and Research Institute of Natural Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 52828, Korea
Center for General Education, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
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Academic Editor: M. Lawrence Ellzey
Symmetry 2016, 8(12), 149;
Received: 13 October 2016 / Revised: 4 November 2016 / Accepted: 1 December 2016 / Published: 6 December 2016
The discovery of new nanomaterials adds new dimensions to industry, electronics, and pharmaceutical and biological therapeutics. In this article, we first find closed forms of M-polynomials of polyhex nanotubes. We also compute closed forms of various degree-based topological indices of these tubes. These indices are numerical tendencies that often depict quantitative structural activity/property/toxicity relationships and correlate certain physico-chemical properties, such as boiling point, stability, and strain energy, of respective nanomaterial. To conclude, we plot surfaces associated to M-polynomials and characterize some facts about these tubes. View Full-Text
Keywords: M-polynomial; degree-based index; polyhex nanotube M-polynomial; degree-based index; polyhex nanotube
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Munir, M.; Nazeer, W.; Rafique, S.; Kang, S.M. M-Polynomial and Degree-Based Topological Indices of Polyhex Nanotubes. Symmetry 2016, 8, 149.

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