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Template synthesis of gold nanoparticles with an organic molecular cage

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Author(s)

Ryan McCaffrey, Hai Long, Yinghua Jin, Aric Sanders, Wounjhang Park, Wei Zhang

Abstract

We report a novel strategy for the controlled synthesis of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) with narrow size distribution (1.9 plus or minus} 0.4 nm) through NP nucleation and growth inside the cavity of a well-defined three-dimensional, shape-persistent organic molecular cage. Our results show that both a well-defined cage structure and pendant thioether groups pointing inside the cavity are essential for the AuNP synthesis.
Citation
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Volume
136
Issue
5

Citation

McCaffrey, R. , Long, H. , Jin, Y. , Sanders, A. , Park, W. and Zhang, W. (2014), Template synthesis of gold nanoparticles with an organic molecular cage, Journal of the American Chemical Society, [online], https://doi.org/10.1021/ja412606t, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=915368 (Accessed May 17, 2022)
Created January 15, 2014, Updated October 12, 2021