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379646

Sigma-Aldrich

Fullerene-C60

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99.5%

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

Quality Level

assay

99.5%

form

crystalline powder

greener alternative product characteristics

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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

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Fullerene-C60 (C60, 99.5%) belongs to the class of carbonaceous materials. It is approximately 0.7 nm in diameter. It is a hollow, icosahedrally-shaped, closed-cage structure consisting of 60 sp2 hybridized carbon atoms which can be utilized for the preparation of novel carbon nanomaterials.

Application

C60 has a broad range of applications which include catalysis, optical materials, polymer modification, solar cells, fuel cells, lubricants, cosmetics, and biomedical applications.
It can be used for a variety of alternative energy applications, which include lithium-ion batteries, organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs), heterojunction solar cells, polymeric photodetectors, photodiodes, and photocatalysis.

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

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

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Fullerene applications in fuel cells: A review.
Coro J, et al.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(40), 17944-17959 (2016)
Fullerene-based materials as new support media in heterogeneous catalysis by metals.
Coq Bernard, et al.
Applied Catalysis A: General, 173(2), 175-183 (1998)
Medicinal applications of fullerenes.
Bakry R, et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 2(4), 639-639 (2007)
Fullerene derivatives: an attractive tool for biological applications.
Bosi S, et al.
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 38(11-12), 913-923 (2003)
Distribution and biomarkers of carbon-14-labeled fullerene C60 ([14C (U)] C60) in female rats and mice for up to 30 days after intravenous exposure
Sumner SJ, et al.
Journal of Applied Toxicology (2015)

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