Title: Endohedral rare-earth fullerene complexes
Authors : Gillan, Edward G.
Yeretzian, Chahan
Min, Kyu S.
Alvarez, Marcos M.
Whetten, Robert L.
Kaner, Richard B.
Published in : The journal of physical chemistry
Volume(Issue) : 96
Issue : 17
Pages : 6869
Pages to: 6871
Publisher / Ed. Institution : American Chemical Society
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Washington
Issue Date: Aug-1992
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Fullerenes; Endohedral fullerene
Subject (DDC) : 540: Chemistry
Abstract: The technique or carbon-arc evaporation has been successfully utilized to encapsulate a wide variet y of rare-earth species in carbon cases. We have observed Mm@Cn (M = Ce, Nd, Sm. Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho or Er } species present in the toluene extracts of the carbon soot using laser desorption mass spectrometry. The presence of multiple-metal species appears to depend strongly on the metal-to-carbon atom ratio found in the starting rods, with the higher metal concentrations favouring multiple-metal incorporation. One often observed dimetallcfullerene is M2@C80. Molecular orbital arguments are presented to support a possible icosahedral structure for C80.
Departement: Life Sciences und Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.1021/j100196a006
ISSN: 1089-5639
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/5444
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