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The Reactivity of C60 in Fuming Sulfuric and Chlorosulfonic Acids

  • G.P. Miller (a1), M.A. Buretea (a1), J.W. Swirczewski (a1) and J.M. McConnachie (a1)


C60 is sultonated in fuming sulfuric acid and chlorinated in chlorosulfonic acid. Both reactions involve initial oxidation of C60 followed by in situ trapping of electrophilic C60 cation.



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