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Sigma-Aldrich

Fullerene-C60

greener alternative

98%

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

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

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) is an allotrope of carbon that has a closed-cage structure and it is icosahedrally shaped with 60 sp2 hybridized carbons. It is majorly utilized in the developement of novel materials for a wide range of energy based applications.

Application

C60 is a nanomaterial that can be used in the fabrication of a variety of electrochemical devices which include solar cells, lithium ion batteries and photovoltaic cells.
Fullerene-C60 (98%) 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.

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 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

Oscillatory shear rheology of polystyrene melts filled with carbon black and fullerene
Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 41(9), 384-389 (2012)
The Effect of Colloidal n-C60 on DNA Mutagenesis and the SOS DNA Repair Mechanism of Salmonella typhimurium strains TA1538 and TA1535.
Chu S, et al.
Journal of Experimental Microbiology and Immunology, 9, 61-67 null
Matteo Di Giosia et al.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland), 11(5) (2018-04-28)
The high hydrophobicity of fullerenes and the resulting formation of aggregates in aqueous solutions hamper the possibility of their exploitation in many technological applications. Noncovalent bioconjugation of fullerenes with proteins is an emerging approach for their dispersion in aqueous media....
Laboratory assessment of the mobility of water-dispersed engineered nanoparticles in a red soil (Ultisol)
Wang D, et al.
J. Hyg. (Lond), 519, 1677-1687 (2014)
Nayak, P.L. et al.
Chemistry of Materials, 10, 2058-2058 (1998)

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