Supramolecular encapsulation of aggregates of C 60

Colin L. Raston, Jerry L. Atwood, Peter J. Nichols, Ida B.N. Sudria

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The 1:1 p-Bu t -calix[8]arene complex of C 60 is micelle-like, with a trimeric aggregate of fullerenes surrounded by three host molecules each in the double cone conformation, a structure that can accommodate one C 70 unit by isomorphous replacement of one C 60 .

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2615-2616
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes


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