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Molecules 2017, 22(5), 850; doi:10.3390/molecules22050850

Photoreactions of Endohedral Metallofullerene with Siliranes: Electronic Properties of Carbosilylated Lu3N@Ih-C80

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Department of Engineering Science, The University of Electro-Communications, Chofu 182-8585, Japan
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Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo 184-8501, Japan
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Fukui Institute for Fundamental Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8103, Japan
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Life Science Center of Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577, Japan
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Foundation for Advancement of International Science, Ibaraki 305-0821, Japan
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Dedicated to Professor Marian Mikołajczyk on the occasion of his 80th birthday
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Academic Editor: Shunichi Fukuzumi
Received: 29 April 2017 / Revised: 16 May 2017 / Accepted: 17 May 2017 / Published: 20 May 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Japan)
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Abstract

Photochemical carbosilylation of Lu3N@Ih-C80 was performed using siliranes (silacyclopropanes) to afford the corresponding [5,6]- and [6,6]-adducts. Electrochemical studies indicated that the redox potentials of the carbosilylated derivatives were shifted cathodically in comparison with those of the [5,6]-pyrrolidino adducts. The electronic effect of the silirane addends on Lu3N@Ih-C80 was verified on the basis of density functional theory calculations. View Full-Text
Keywords: endohedral metallofullerene; Lu3N@Ih-C80; carbosilylation; silirane; redox property endohedral metallofullerene; Lu3N@Ih-C80; carbosilylation; silirane; redox property
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Kako, M.; Minami, K.; Kuroiwa, T.; Fukazawa, S.; Arikawa, Y.; Yamada, M.; Maeda, Y.; Li, Q.-Z.; Nagase, S.; Akasaka, T. Photoreactions of Endohedral Metallofullerene with Siliranes: Electronic Properties of Carbosilylated Lu3N@Ih-C80. Molecules 2017, 22, 850.

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