Synthesis of Ferrocene/Hydrofullerene Hybrid and Functionalized Bucky Ferrocenes

Motoki Toganoh, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura

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Hydroferration reaction of [60]fullerene or its derivative with [Fe(C5H5)(CO)2]2 gives regioselectively a ferrocene/hydrofullerene hybrid, which upon treatment with Bu4NOH and an alkyl halide affords the corresponding alkylated bucky ferrocene, again regioselectivity via an anion of the ferrocene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13974-13975
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number46
Publication statusPublished - Nov 19 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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