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Chemical reactivity of sc3n @ c80 and la2 @ c80.

Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577, Japan.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (Impact Factor: 10.68). 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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