Chemical reactivity of sc3n @ c80 and la2 @ c80.

Journal of the American Chemical Society

PubMedID: 16011332

Iiduka Y, Ikenaga O, Sakuraba A, Wakahara T, Tsuchiya T, Maeda Y, Nakahodo T, Akasaka T, Kako M, Mizorogi N, Nagase S. Chemical reactivity of sc3n @ c80 and la2 @ c80. J Am Chem Soc. 2005;127(28):9956-7.
Sc3N@C80 has a lower thermal reactivity than La2@C80, although Sc3N@C80 has the same carbon cage (Ih) and oxidation state (C806-) as La2@C80. This result is attributed to the difference in the energy level and distribution of LUMO between Sc3N@C80 and La2@C80.