Today a new paper was published in Chem. Eur. J. on the reactivity of fullerenes, and how this is determined by the fullerene isomer and the nature of the encapsulated cluster.
S. Osuna, R. Valencia, A. Rodríguez-Fortea, M. Swart, M. Solà, and J.M. Poblet
“Full Exploration of the Diels-Alder Cycloaddition on Metallofullerenes M3N@C80 (M=Sc, Lu, Gd): The D5h versus Ih Isomer and the Influence of the Metal Cluster”
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 8944-8956
It was a collaboration of Sílvia Osuna, Miquel Solà and Marcel Swart with Prof. Poblet, and featured on the Cover of the journal!