Fine tuning of the orifice size of an open-cage fullerene by placing selenium in the rim: Insertion/release of molecular hydrogen

Shih-Ching Chuang, Yasujiro Murata*, Michihisa Murata, Sadayuki Mori, Shuhei Maeda, Fumiyuki Tanabe, Koichi Komatsu

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Abstract

A newly synthesized open-cage fullerene containing selenium in the rim of the 13-membered-ring orifice allows milder conditions for hydrogen insertion, and the rate for hydrogen release is ca. three times faster than its sulfur analogue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1278-1280
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 16 Jan 2007

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