Octaphenylcyclotetrasiloxane confinement of C60 into double columnar arrays

Ian E. Grey, Michaele J. Hardie, Timothy J. Ness, Colin L. Raston

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Excess octaphenylcyclotetrasiloxane [(SiPh2(μ-O)}4] and C60 in toluene affords the 1:1 supramolecular complex as a hemi-toluene solvate where the fullerenes are arranged in double columnar arrays shrouded by edge on, interlocking siloxanes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1139-1140
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 1999
Externally publishedYes

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