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United States Patent 5,382,719
FaganJan. 17, 1995

Fluoroalkylated fullerene compounds

Inventors: Fagan; Paul J. (Wilmington, DE).
Assignee: E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (Wilmington, DE).
Appl. No.: 230,027
Filed: Apr. 19, 1994

Intl. Cl.:C07C 17/24; C07C 17/28; C07C 17/32; C07C 22/08;
U.S. Cl.:570/144.; 570/129.;
Field of Search:144

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
3,281,426Oct., 1966Tiers 570/144

Foreign Patent Documents
2-62832Mar., 1990JPX

Other References

Primary Examiner: Evans; Joseph E.

Abstract

This invention provides a mixture of fluoroalkylated fullerene compounds, preferably perfluoroalkylated fullerene compounds, comprising the formula, (C(60+2n)) R(^1)(m) R(^2)(b) Z(y), wherein R(^1) is a branched or straight chain hydrocarbon or aromatic hydrocarbon of from 1 to about 100 carbon atoms; R(^2) is a branched or straight chain fluoroalkyl group of from 1 to about 100 carbon atoms; Z is one or more selected from H, F and Cl; n is an integer from 0 to about 470; m is an integer from 0 to about 24+n; b is an integer from 1 to about 24+n; and y is an integer from 0 to about 35+n.

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