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A liquid-crystalline hexa-adduct of [60]fullerene

Chuard, Thierry ; Deschenaux, Robert ; Hirsch, Andreas ; Schönberger, Hubert

In: Chemical Communications, 1999, p. 2103 - 2104

A hexa-adduct of [60]fullerene was synthesized by addition of a mesomorphic twin cyanobiphenyl malonate derivative to C60; whereas the malonate derivative gave a monotropic nematic phase, the fullerene hexa-adduct showed an enantiotropic smectic A phase. More

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    A hexa-adduct of [60]fullerene was synthesized by addition of a mesomorphic twin cyanobiphenyl malonate derivative to C60; whereas the malonate derivative gave a monotropic nematic phase, the fullerene hexa-adduct showed an enantiotropic smectic A phase.