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Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry Division (III)


Number: 310/24/98

Title: Fullerene Nomenclature

Coordinator(s): F. Cozzi and W.H. Powell

Completion Date: 2002 - project completed

Recommendations, principles and rules to give IUPAC names to fullerenes, and their derivatives and analogues.

A preliminary survey was prepared for publication by E.W. Godly and R. Taylor and published in Pure Appl. Chem. 69(7), 1411-1434, 1997.

A final document is submitted to public review comments until 30 November 2001 > see provisional recommendations

Part II of this project will extend the principles for numbering the C60-Ih- and C70-D5h(6)-fullerenes to other axial fullerenes and to develop numbering principles for nonaxial fullerenes.
>See Project 2001-014-1-800

Project completed - IUPAC Recommendations 2002 published in Pure Appl. Chem. 74(4), 629-695, 2002.

Last update: 31 May 2002


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