C60F18O, the first characterised intramolecular fullrene ether

Olga V. Boltalina, Benoit De La Vaissière, Patrick W. Fowler, Peter B. Hitchcock, John P.B. Sandall, Pavel A. Troshin, Roger Taylor

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A single-crystal X-ray structure determination of the main isomer of C60F18O shows it to be an intramolecular fullrene ether rather than an epoxide, and thus the first example of an oxa-homo[60]fullerene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1325-1326
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2000
Externally publishedYes


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