Selective synthesis of organogold magic clusters Au54(C≡CPh)26

Prasenjit Maity, Tomonari Wakabayashi, Nobuyuki Ichikuni, Hironori Tsunoyama, Songhai Xie, Miho Yamauchi, Tatsuya Tsukuda

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Organogold clusters Au54(C2Ph)26 were selectively synthesized by reacting polymer-stabilized Au clusters (1.2 ± 0.2 nm) with excess phenylacetylene in chloroform.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6085-6087
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - May 23 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Maity, P., Wakabayashi, T., Ichikuni, N., Tsunoyama, H., Xie, S., Yamauchi, M., & Tsukuda, T. (2012). Selective synthesis of organogold magic clusters Au54(C≡CPh)26. Chemical Communications, 48(49), 6085-6087.