Synthesis of oxy aminated [60] and [70]fullerenes with cumene hydroperoxide as oxidant

Loïc Lemiègre, Takatsugu Tanaka, Takeshi Nanao, Hiroyuki Isobe, Eiichi Nakamura

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Treatment of [60] or [70]fullerene with excess secondary amine and 3 equiv. of cumene hydroperoxide regioselectively afforded a mono-oxygenated tetraamino or diamino fullerene in good to high yield. The reaction is operationally simple and applicable to a large-scale synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-21
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jan 5
Externally publishedYes

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