Cyclotriveratrylene polarisation assisted aggregation of C60

Jerry L. Atwood, Michael J. Barnes, Michael G. Gardiner, Colin L. Raston

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Excess cyclotriveratrylene (CTV) and C60 in toluene results in micelle-like aggregation of the fullerenes arising from CTV polarisation of the fullerene, leading to a one-dimensional zigzag polymeric array of fullerenes in the solid state, each in the cavity of a CTV molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1449-1450
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes


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