Synthesis of New Carbon Compounds: N-doped Fullerene (C50N10)O3H10 and “Pyridine” Nanocarbon

Synthesis of New Carbon Compounds
  • O. Kharlamov
  • G. Kharlamova
  • N. Kirillova
  • O. Khyzhun
  • V. Trachevskii
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology book series (NAPSA)


Fullerene N-doped fullerene (C50N10)O3H10 has been synthesized at thermal transformation of pyridine molecules. The synthesis was carried out at special reaction conditions, which are optimum for polycondensation of pyridine molecules. O and H atoms bind to nitrogen atoms and they are positioned exohedrally with respect to the pyridine net, (C50N10). Nitrogen atoms in (C50N10)O3H10 molecule reside in a hypercoordinated state: there are four bonds with carbon atoms belonging to the pyridine net and one bond is realized either with surface oxygen atoms (participating in 3 N–O–H bonds) or hydrogen (participating in 7 N–H bonds). N-doped nanocarbon (or “pyridine” nanocarbon) has also been synthesized with content of nitrogen not less than 10%wt. containing pyridine (not graphene) fragments. Methods of FTIR, XPS, X-ray diffraction patterns, NMR 13C and 1H, mass-spectroscopy were used.


N-doped fullerene Hyper-coordinated nitrogen Pyridine Nanocarbon Polycondensation 



The authors are grateful to colleagues from the Center of collective use MALDI (Institute of surface chemistry, Kiev, Ukraine) for mass-spectroscopic study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Kharlamov
    • 1
  • G. Kharlamova
    • 2
  • N. Kirillova
    • 1
  • O. Khyzhun
    • 1
  • V. Trachevskii
    • 3
  1. 1.Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science of NASKievUkraine
  2. 2.Kiev National Taras Shevchenko UniversityKievUkraine
  3. 3.Institute of Metal Physics of NASKievUkraine

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