Publications C. Thilgen


Updated: November 28, 2016

Publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals

T. A. Pham, F. Song, M. N. Alberti, M. T. Nguyen, N. Trapp, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, M. Stöhr, Chem Commun 2015, 51, 14473-14476. Heat-Induced Formation of One-Dimensional Coordination Polymers on Au(111): an STM study.

M. N. Alberti, S. Nowakowska, M. D. Tzirakis, J. Nowakowski, P. Fesser, W. B. Schweizer, A. Shchyrba, C. Thilgen, T. A. Jung, F. Diederich, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 5705-5719. Synthesis of trans-A2B2- and trans-A2BC-Porphyrins with Polar 4'-(Dimethylamino)tolan-4-yl Substituents, and a Screening Protocol for Vapor-Phase Deposition on Metal Surfaces. (DOI: 10.1002/Ejoc.201402634)

A. Shchyrba, M. T. Nguyen, C. Wäckerlin, S. Martens, S. Nowakowska, T. Ivas, J. Roose, T. Nijs, S. Boz, M. Schär, M. Stöhr, C. A. Pignedoli, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, D. Passerone, T. A. Jung, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15270-15273. Chirality Transfer in 1D Self-assemblies: Influence of H-bonding vs. Metal Coordination between Dicyano[7]helicene Enantiomers.

C. Thilgen, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 7082-7084; Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 7190-7192. Synthesis of Geodesic Polynuclear Arenes and Fullerenes by Intramolecular Aryl-Aryl Coupling. (Highlight article)

C. Thilgen, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 587-589; Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 607-609. A Single Water Molecule Trapped Inside Hydrophobic C60. (Highlight article)

M. Stöhr, S. Boz, M. Schär, M.-T. Nguyen, C. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, W. B. Schweizer, C. Thilgen, T. A. Jung, F. Diederich, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 9982-9986; Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 10158–10162. Self-Assembly and 2D Spontaneous Resolution of Cyano-Functionalized [7]Helicenes on Cu(111).

A. Kraszewska, P. Rivera-Fuentes, G. Rapenne, J. Crassous, A. G. Petrovic, J. L. Alonso-Gómez, E. Huerta, F. Diederich, C. Thilgen, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 4402-4411. Regioselectivity in Tether-Directed Remote Functionalization - The Addition of a Cyclotriveratrylene-Based Trimalonate to C60 Revisited.

A. Kraszewska, P. Rivera-Fuentes, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, New J. Chem. 2009, 386-396. First enantiomerically pure C70-adducts with a non-inherently chiral addition pattern.

N. Wintjes, J. Hornung, J. Lobo-Checa, T. Voigt, T. Samuely, C. Thilgen, M. Stöhr, F. Diederich, T. A. Jung, Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 5794-5802. Supramolecular synthons on surfaces: controlling dimensionality and periodicity of tetraarylporphyrin assemblies by the interplay of cyano and alkoxy substituents.

C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, Chem. Rev. 2006, 106, 5049-5135. Structural aspects of fullerene chemistry - a journey through fullerene chirality. (Review)

C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, C. R. Chim. 2006, 9, 868-880. Tether-directed remote functionalization of fullerenes C60 and C70. (Review)

C. Thilgen, Angew. Chem. 2005, 5065-5108. Nomenklatur der Fullerene C60-Ih und C70-D5h(6). (Translation of fullerene terminology and nomenclature into German).

F. Cozzi, W. H. Powell, C. Thilgen, Pure Appl. Chem. 2005, 77, 843-923. Numbering of fullerenes (IUPAC recommendations 2005).

C. Thilgen, V. A. Azov in Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry, Eds. J. L. Atwood, J. W. Steed, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, 2004, pp. 414-423. Cyclophanes: Definition and Scope.

L. Echegoyen, M. A. Herranz, F. Diederich, C. Thilgen, Perspect. Supramol. Chem. 2004, 8, 137-171. Regioselective synthesis of fullerene derivatives and separation of isomers of the higher fullerenes. (Review).

C. Thilgen, S. Sergeyev, F. Diederich, Top. Curr. Chem. 2004, 248, 1-61. Spacer-controlled multiple functionalization of fullerenes. (Review).

T. Sternfeld, C. Thilgen, Z. F. Chen, S. Siefken, P. von Ragué Schleyer, W. Thiel, F. Diederich, M. Rabinovitz, J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 4850-4854. Fullerene anions of different sizes and shapes: A 13C NMR and density-functional study.

M. Oçafrain, M. A. Herranz, L. Marx, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, L. Echegoyen, Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 4811-4819. Evidence for the formation of singly bonded dimers during the reductive electrochemistry of methanofullerenes.

C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, l’Actualité Chimique 2003 (4-5), 114-118. Vers de nouveaux matériaux basés sur les fullerènes. (On the way to new fullerene-based materials).

C. Thilgen, I. Gosse, F. Diederich, Top. Stereochem 2003, 23, 1-124. Chirality in fullerene chemistry. (Review)

D. Latassa, O. Enger, C. Thilgen, T. Habicher, H. Offermanns, F. Diederich, J. Mater. Chem. 2002, 12, 1993-1995. Polysiloxane-supported fullerene derivative as a new heterogeneous sensitiser for the selective photooxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides by 1O2.

W. H. Powell, F. Cozzi, G. P. Moss, C. Thilgen, R. J.-R. Hwu, A. Yerin, Pure Appl. Chem. 2002, 74, 629-695. Nomenclature for the C60-Ih and C70-D5h(6) fullerenes - (IUPAC recommendations 2002).

C. Jamorski, J. B. Foresman, C. Thilgen, H.-P. Lüthi, J. Chem. Phys. 2002, 116, 8761-8771. Assessment of time-dependent density-functional theory for the calculation of critical features in the absorption spectra of a series of aromatic donor-acceptor systems.

T. Sternfeld, C. Thilgen, R. E. Hoffman, M. Colorado Heras, F. Diederich, F. Wudl, L. T. Scott, J. Mack, M. Rabinovitz, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 5734-5738. An Insight into the Aromaticity of Fullerene Anions: Experimental Evidence for Diamagnetic Ring Currents in the Five-Membered Rings of C606– and C706–.

M. A. Herranz, J. A. Rivera, R. J. Alvarado, N. Martín, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich L. Echegoyen, J. Supramol. Chem. 2001, 1, 299-303. Chemical Retro-Cyclopropanation Reactions in Methanofullerenes: Effect of the 18-Crown-6 Moiety.

R. Kessinger, C. Thilgen, T. Mordasini, F. Diederich, Helv. Chim. Acta 2000, 83, 3069-3096. Optically Active Macrocyclic cis-3 Bis-Adducts of C60: Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis, Exciton Chirality Coupling, and Determination of the Absolute Configuration, and First Observation of Exciton Coupling between Fullerene Chromophores in a Chiral Environment.

R. Kessinger, N. S. Fender, L. E. Echegoyen, C. Thilgen, L. Echegoyen, F. Diederich, Chem. Eur. J. 2000, 6, 2184-2192. Selective Electrolytic Removal of Bis(alkoxycarbonyl)methano Addends from C60 Bis-adducts and Electrochemical Stability of C70 derivatives.

T. Sternfeld, R. E. Hoffman, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, M. Rabinovitz, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 9038-9039. Reduction of Fulleroids C71H2: Probing the magnetic properties of C706-.
N. N. P. Moonen, C. Thilgen, L. Echegoyen, F. Diederich, Chem. Commun. 2000, 335-336. The chemical retro-Bingel reaction: selective removal of bis(alkoxycarbonyl)methano addends from C60 and C70 with amalgamated magnesium.

J. Crassous, J. Rivera, N. S. Fender, L. H. Shu, L. Echegoyen, C. Thilgen, A. Herrmann, F. Diederich, Angew. Chem. 1999, 38, 1716-1721; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1999, 38, 1613-1617. Chemistry of C84: Separation of three constitutional isomers and optical resolution of D2-C84 by using the "Bingel-retro-Bingel" strategy.

A. Herrmann, M. W. Rüttimann, T. Gibtner, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, T. Mordasini, W. Thiel, Helv. Chim. Acta 1999, 82, 261-289. Achiral and Chiral Higher Adducts of C70 by Bingel Cyclopropanation.

C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, Top. Curr. Chem. 1999, 199, 135-171. The Higher Fullerenes: Covalent Chemistry and Chirality. (Review)

C. Thilgen, A. Herrmann, F. Diederich, Angew. Chem. 1997, 109, 2268-2280; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1997, 36, 2268-2280. The Covalent Chemistry of Higher Fullerenes: C70 and Beyond. (Review)

C. Thilgen, A. Herrmann, F. Diederich, Helv. Chim. Acta 1997, 80, 183-199. Configurational Description of Chiral Fullerenes and Fullerene Derivatives with a Chiral Functionalization Pattern.

F. Diederich, C. Thilgen, A. Herrmann, Nachrichten aus Chemie, Technik und Labor 1996, 1, 9-16. Chiralität in der Fullerenchemie. (Chirality in fullerene chemistry). (Review)

F. Diederich, C. Thilgen, Science (Washington D.C.) 1996, 271, 317-324. Covalent Fullerene Chemistry. (Review)

A. Herrmann, M. Rüttimann, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, Helv. Chim. Acta 1995, 78, 1673-1704. Multiple Cyclopropanations of C70. Synthesis and Characterization of Bis-, Tris-, and Tetrakis-Adducts and Chiroptical Properties of Bis-Adducts with Chiral Addends, Including a Recommendation for the Stereochemical Description of Fullerene Derivatives with a Chiral Addition Pattern.

U. Jonas, F. Cardullo, P. Belik, F. Diederich, A. Gügel, E. Harth, A. Herrmann, L. Isaacs, K. Müllen, H. Ringsdorf, C. Thilgen, P. Uhlmann, A. Vasella, C. A. A. Waldraff, M. Walter, Chem. Eur. J. 1995, 1, 243-251. Synthesis of a Fullerene[60] Cryptate and Systematic Langmuir-Blodgett and Thin-Film Investigations of Amphiphilic Fullerene Derivatives.

A. Herrmann, F. Diederich, C. Thilgen, H.-U. ter Meer, W. H. Müller, Helv. Chim. Acta 1994, 77, 1689-1706. Chemistry of the Higher Fullerenes: Preparative Isolation of C76 by HPLC and Synthesis, Separation, and Characterization of Diels-Alder Monoadducts of C70 and C76.

H. D. Beckhaus, S. Verevkin, C. Rüchardt, F. Diederich, C. Thilgen. H.-U. ter Meer, H. Mohn, W. Müller Angew. Chem. 1994, 106, 1033-1035; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1994, 33, 996-998. C70 Is More Stable than C60: Experimental Determination of the Heat of Formation of C70.

L. Owens, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, C. B. Knobler, Helv. Chim. Acta, 1993, 76, 2757-2774. A New Helicopodand: Molecular Recognition of Dicarboxylic Acids with High Diastereoselectivity.

F. Diederich, U. Jonas, V. Gramlich, A. Herrmann, H. Ringsdorf, C. Thilgen, Helv. Chim. Acta 1993, 76, 2445-2453. Synthesis of a Fullerene Derivative of Benzo[18]­crown-6 by Diels-Alder Reaction: Complexation Ability, Amphiphilic Properties, and X-ray Crystal Structure of a Dimethoxy-ortho-xylenofullerene•Benzene Clathrate.

H. B. Bürgi, P. Venugopalan, D. Schwarzenbach, F. Diederich, C. Thilgen, Helv. Chim. Acta 1993, 76, 2155-2159. The Crystal Structure of C70•6 (S8) at 100 K.

D. Herren, C. Thilgen, G. Calzaferri, F. Diederich, J. Chromatogr. 1993, 644, 188-192. Preparative Separation of Higher Fullerenes by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography on a TCPP-Column.

F. Diederich, J. Effing, U. Jonas, L. Jullien, T. Plesnivy, H. Ringsdorf, C. Thilgen, D. Weinstein, Angew. Chem. 1992, 104, 1683-1686; Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 1992, 31, 1599-1602. C60 and C70 in a Basket? - Mono- and Multilayer Investigations of Complexed Fullerenes.

A. Vasella, P. Uhlmann, C. A. A. Waldraff, F. Diederich, C. Thilgen, Angew. Chem. 1992, 104, 1383-1385; Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 1992, 31, 1388-1390. Fullerene Sugars - Preparation of Enantiomerically Pure, Spiro-Linked C-Glycosides of C60.

Q. Li, F. Wudl, C. Thilgen, R. L. Whetten, F. Diederich, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 3994-3996. Unusual Electrochemical Properties of the Higher Fullerene, Chiral C76.

F. Diederich, R. L. Whetten, C. Thilgen, R. Ettl, I. Chao. M. M. Alvarez, Science (Washington D.C.) 1991, 254, 1768-1770. Fullerene Isomerism: Isolation of C2v-C78 and D3-C78.

F. Vögtle, M. Bauer, C. Thilgen, P. Knops, Chimia 1991, 45, 319-321. Supramole­kulare Strukturen zur Lichtabsorption. (Supramolecular Structures for Light Absorption). (Review)

C. Thilgen, F. Vögtle, Chem. Ber. 1991, 124, 671-672. A Macrocyclic Tetraaza­polyene - Synthesis and Configuration.

C. Thilgen, F. Vögtle, Chem. Ber. 1990, 123, 2445-1247. Macrocyclic Pyridino­phanetetraene.

F. Vögtle, C. Thilgen, Angew. Chem. 1990, 102, 1176-1178; Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 1990, 29, 1162-1164. Macrocyclic Rigid Diarylhexatrienes.

Monograph Contributions

A. Kraszewska, F. Diederich, C. Thilgen in Chemistry of Nanocarbons, Eds. T. Akasaka, S. Nagase, F. Wudl, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, 2010, pp. 129-172. Higher Fullerenes: Chirality and Covalent Adducts.

C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, R. L. Whetten in Buckminsterfullerenes, Eds. W. E. Billups, M. A. Ciufolini, VCH, New York, 1993, pp. 59-81. The Higher Fullerenes.