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Chemical reactivity of Sc3N@C-80 and La-2@C-80

Tokyo Gakugei University, Koganei, Tōkyō, Japan
Journal of the American Chemical Society (Impact Factor: 11.44). 08/2005; 127(28):9956-7. DOI: 10.1021/ja052534b
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ABSTRACT Sc3N@C80 has a lower thermal reactivity than La2@C80, although Sc3N@C80 has the same carbon cage (Ih) and oxidation state (C806-) as La2@C80. This result is attributed to the difference in the energy level and distribution of LUMO between Sc3N@C80 and La2@C80.

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