A Vibrational Spectroscopic Study of Endohedral Li@C60 Fullerenes

H. Jantoljak, I. Loa, A. P. Litvinchuk, C. Thomsen, N. Krawez, R. Tellgmann, E. E.B. Campbell

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We report on Raman and Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy studies on lithium- implanted fullerene films containing endohedral Li@Ct>60. The measurements were performed as a function of temperature, polarization and time. They exhibit some significant differences compared to the pristine material: a broad band in the range 300-600 cm 1 where the vibrational and rotational modes of endohedral Li were predicted, a strong broadening of the internal modes, a lineshift of the Ag(l) and Ag(2) modes and a change in the relative intensities and the depolarization ratios. A striking result is the temporal change in the spectra on the time scale of a few weeks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-164
Number of pages8
JournalZeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie
Issue numberPART_1_2
StatePublished - Jan 1997


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