Crystallographic characterization of Isomer 2 of Er2@C82 and comparison with Isomer 1 of Er2@C82

Marilyn M. Olmstead, Hon Man Lee, Steve Stevenson, Harry C. Dorn, Alan L. Balch

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The X-ray crystal structure of (Isomer 2 of Er2@C82)·NiII(OEP)·2(benzene) shows that the fullerene cage in Isomer 2 of Er2@C82 is the C3v isomer (82:8) and that the erbium ions are distributed over 23 interior sites with occupancies ranging from 0.25 to 0.03.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2688-2689
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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