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Sigma-Aldrich

Fullerene-C60

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sublimed, 99.9%

Synonym(s):
Buckminsterfullerene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C60
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
720.64
Beilstein:
5901022
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

99.9%

form

sublimed

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mp

>280 °C (lit.)

solubility

organic solvents: soluble
organic solvents: soluble

Orbital energy

HOMO 6.1 eV 
LUMO 4.5 eV 

OLED Device Performance

ITO/CuPc/NPD/Alq3/C60/Mg:Ag

  • Color: green
  • Max. Luminance: 17200 Cd/m2

ITO/NPD/Alq3/C60/LiF:Al:Ag
  • Color: green
  • Max. Luminance: 7000 Cd/m2
  • Turn-On Voltage: <5 V

ITO/TPD/Alq3/C60/LiF/Al/Ag
  • Color: green
  • Max. Luminance: 4000 Cd/m2
  • Turn-On Voltage: <5 V

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SMILES string

c12c3c4c5c1c6c7c8c2c9c%10c3c%11c%12c4c%13c%14c5c%15c6c%16c7c%17c%18c8c9c%19c%20c%10c%11c%21c%22c%12c%13c%23c%24c%14c%15c%25c%16c%26c%17c%27c%18c%19c%28c%20c%21c%29c%22c%23c%30c%24c%25c%26c%31c%27c%28c%29c%30%31

InChI

1S/C60/c1-2-5-6-3(1)8-12-10-4(1)9-11-7(2)17-21-13(5)23-24-14(6)22-18(8)28-20(12)30-26-16(10)15(9)25-29-19(11)27(17)37-41-31(21)33(23)43-44-34(24)32(22)42-38(28)48-40(30)46-36(26)35(25)45-39(29)47(37)55-49(41)51(43)57-52(44)50(42)56(48)59-54(46)53(45)58(55)60(57)59

InChI key

XMWRBQBLMFGWIX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Fullerene-C60 (C60) has a closed-cage structure that is icosachedrally shaped with 60 sp2 hybridized carbon. It is majorly utilized in the development of novel materials for a wide range of energy based applications.
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C60 is an n-channel organic semiconductor. High reactivity of fullerenes is attributed to its characteristic pyramidalization of the sp2 carbons. C60 is purified by column chromatography in toluene, then heat-treated under vacuum to remove solvent residue. Highly crystalline sublimed material with low solvent and metal content was recovered.

Application

Fullerene-C60 (sublimed, 99.9%) belongs to the class of carbonaceous materials. It can be used for a variety of alternative energy applications, which include lithium-ion batteries, organic photovoltaic cells (OPV), heterojunction solar cells, polymeric photodetectors, photodiodes, and photocatalysis.
An n-channel organic semiconductor. Water suspension of C60 was studied for its effect on the growth, cell viability and membrane integrity of Escherichia coli B23.
C60 can be used for a wide range of applications, such as anode materials for lithium (Li)-ion batteries, and pentacene-C60 based solar cells with high quantum efficiency. It can be incorporated in (1,4-phenylene vinylene) (PPV) matrix for applications in photovoltaics.

Packaging

250 mg in glass insert
1, 5 g in poly bottle

Pictograms

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Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Nicklas Raun Jacobsen et al.
Particle and fibre toxicology, 6, 2-2 (2009-01-14)
The toxic and inflammatory potential of 5 different types of nanoparticles were studied in a sensitive model for pulmonary effects in apolipoprotein E knockout mice (ApoE-/-). We studied the effects instillation or inhalation Printex 90 of carbon black (CB) and...
The Effect of a Fullerene Water Suspension on the Growth, Cell, Viability, and Membrane Integrity of Escherichia coli B23.
Aquino A, et al.
Journal of Experimental Microbiology and Immunology, 14, 13-20 null
A Silicon--Singlet Fission Tandem Solar Cell Exceeding 100% External Quantum Efficiency with High Spectral Stability
Pazos-Outo?n LM, et al.
ACS Energy Letters, 2(2) (2017)
Synthesis and photophysical properties of a charm-bracelet type C60-grafted PPV derivative
Che Y, et al.
Polymer, 46(23), 9803-9809 (2005)
Benzyne Adds Across a Closed 5-6 Ring Fusion in C70: Evidence for Bond Delocalization in Fullerenes.
Meier MS, et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 120, 2337-2342 (1998)

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