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Chemists Perfect Fast Way To Synthesize Libraries Of Gold Nanoparticles

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September 6, 2005
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A diverse library of functionalized undecagold clusters synthesized at the University of Oregon Materials Science Institute is featured on the Sept. 5 cover of Inorganic Chemistry. The study by Jim Hutchison and Gerd Woehrle describes 22 functionalized clusters, the mechanism of the ligand exchange and the optical properties of these clusters.

Vol. 44, Issue 18 September 5, 2005 Cover Ligand exchange reactions of phosphine-stabilized undecagold clusters with thiol-containing ligands yield a diverse library of functionalized undecagold clusters, such as the five shown in the cover figure. This study describes 22 functionalized clusters, the mechanism of the ligand exchange, and the optical properties of this family of clusters.
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