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acetylene

 [ah-set´ĭ-lēn]
HC≡CH, a colorless, combustible, explosive gas, the simplest alkyne (unsaturated, triple-bonded hydrocarbon).
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The HR-TEM micrograph of the prepared CNTs from Fe/Ni catalyst by decomposition of ethyne (acetylene) is presented in figure 4.
In conclusion, carbon nanotubes have been synthesized successfully by the decomposition of ethyne over Fe/Ni/[Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] catalyst.
Morales [4] studied the interactions between [BF.sub.3] and dimethyl and perfluorodimethyl ether with AM1 calculations.1 Weak complexes between ethene, propene, ethyne, and propyne and [BF.sub.3] were studied by van der Veken's group by IR spectroscopy and MP2/6-31+G* calculations [5, 6].