Metal-free, retro-cycloaddition of fulleropyrrolidines in ionic liquids under microwave irradiation.

@article{Guryanov2009MetalfreeRO,
  title={Metal-free, retro-cycloaddition of fulleropyrrolidines in ionic liquids under microwave irradiation.},
  author={I. A. Guryanov and Alejandro Montellano L{\'o}pez and Mauro Carraro and Tatiana Da Ros and Gianfranco Scorrano and Michele Maggini and Maurizio Prato and Marcella Bonchio},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2009},
  volume={26},
  pages={3940-2}
}
Quantitative cycloreversion of fulleropyrrolidines to [60]fullerene is achieved in ionic liquids within minutes under microwave irradiation without any further additives.