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Physics of the Solid State

, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp 424–426 | Cite as

The oxidation of fullerenes (C60, C70) with various oxidants under ultrasonication

  • Weon-Bae Ko
  • Kyung-Nam Baek
Proceedings of the V International Workshop “Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters” (St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2–6, 2001)

Abstract

The reaction of C60, under ultrasonication, with various oxidants, such as 3-chloroperoxy benzoic acid (Fluka 99%), 4-methyl morpholine N-oxide (Aldrich 97%), chromium (VI) oxide (Aldrich 99.9%), and the oxone® monopersulfate compound, causes the oxidation of fullerenes at room temperature. The FAB-MS spectra and HPLC profile confirmed that the products of fullerene oxidation were [C60(O)n] (n=1∼3 or n=1). C70 also reacted, under ultrasonication, with various oxidants, but the reaction rate of C70 was lower than that of C60.

Keywords

Oxidation Spectroscopy HPLC Chromium State Physics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weon-Bae Ko
    • 1
  • Kyung-Nam Baek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistrySahmyook UniversitySeoulKorea

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