Some well characterized chemical reactivities of buckminsterfullerene (C60)

  • Fagan P
  • Chase B
  • Calabrese J
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The metalation, halogenation and free radical addition chemistry of C60is described. Vibrational spectroscopy is a useful tool in assigning the structures of the products. Several underlying principles emerge for C60chemistry, some of which are supported by molecular orbital calculations. © 1992.

Author-supplied keywords

  • ESR
  • Fullerene
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • free radicals
  • halogenation
  • metalation
  • reactivity

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  • Paul J. Fagan

  • Bruce Chase

  • Joseph C. Calabrese

  • David A. Dixon

  • Richard Harlow

  • Paul J. Krusic

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