Predicting the Osmylation and Oxidation of Diamond (100)-a ``Big Molecular Alkene`` with Osmium Tetraoxide

Author(s): Yi-Jun Xu.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 8 , 2006

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Abstract:

The chemical functionalization of diamond (100) by facile oxidation and complexation with transition metal oxide, OsO4, is confirmed by our theoretical calculations. Interestingly, the [2+2] and [3+2] addition pathways can both possibly exist on diamond (100), particularly for the base-catalyzed process. The osmylation of diamond (100) would present a new strategy for oxidation of diamond (100) as well as a starting point for further functionalization of diamond surface and the application of diamond-based material.

Keywords: Functionalization, osmium tetraoxide, diamond (100), theoretical calculations

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VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 8
Year: 2006
Page: [622 - 625]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157017806778559545
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