Extractions of Ca@C60 and Sr@C60 with aniline

Yoshihiro Kubozono, Takako Noto, Takayoshi Ohta, Hironobu Maeda, Setsuo Kashino, Shuichi Emura, Shigeyuki Ukita, Toshiaki Sogabe

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Endohedral metallofullerenes, Ca@C60 and Sr@C60, prepared by the arc-heating of the graphite rods containing CaO and SrO, respectively, have been extracted with aniline under the air atmosphere. The laser desorption time-of-flight (LD-TOF) mass spectra for the extracted solutions exhibit intense peaks due to M@C60+ (M: Ca and Sr) and C60+ with weak peaks due to the other hallow fullerenes and metallofullerenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)453-454
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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  • Chemistry(all)


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