Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay

Laboratoire de Chimie Inorganique - LCI

Curved conjufated aromatics: C60 analogues

Vincent Huc
Cyril Martini








The discovery of C60 in 1985 opened a new avenue of research in the fields of chemistry and physics. It was demonstrated later on that all the fascinating electronic/chemical properties of C60 and C60-based materials are related to the curvature of the constituting carbon sheet. Indeed, the bonding between the carbon atoms, intermediate between graphite (sp2 hybridized) and diamond (sp3 hybridized) mas given the name of « mixed hybridization ». Considering the importance of this « mixed hybridization » phenomenon, we’re generalizing this effect threw the synthesis of conjugated molecular belts, using Calixarenes as starting compounds.

Publications Recents :

Vincent Huc, Eloïne Npetgat, Vincent Guérineau, Sophie Bourcier, Amandine Dos Santos, Régis Guillot, Jean-Pierre Baltaze and Cyril Martini European Journal of Organic Chemistry (2010), (11), 6186-6192

Huc, Vincent; Guerineau, Vincent. European Journal of Organic Chemistry (2010), (11), 2199-2205  

L. Catala, F. Volatron et al, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47 (41), 11501 - 11503 .





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