Catalytic epoxidation of C60 using Mo(O)2(acac) 2/tBuOOH

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Journal titleDalton Transactions
Pages21862191; # of pages: 6
SubjectCatalysed oxidation; Catalytic epoxidation; Mass spectra; Oxygenated derivatives; Oxygenated products; Product distributions; Reaction temperature; Chemistry; Inorganic compounds; Mass spectrometry
AbstractHighly oxygenated fullerenes, C60On with 1 ≤ n ≤ 13, have been prepared by the Mo(O)2(acac)2 catalysed oxidation of C60 with tBuOOH. Increasing the catalystC60 ratio or increasing the reaction temperature increases the yield as well shifting the product distribution to higher oxygenated products, in contrast, increasing the tBuOOH concentration shifts the product distribution in the opposite manner. The MALDI mass spectra of reactions containing the highest oxygenated products (n > 5) show additional peaks (not observed for C60 under the same MS conditions) due to the cage-opened products Cx (x = 54, 56, 58) along with their oxygenated derivatives, CxOn (x = 54, 56, 58; n = 1-3). This journal is © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2013.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada (NRC-CNRC); NRC Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences (SIMS-ISSM)
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NPARC number21269621
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