Solvent diversity in the preparation of alkanethiol-capped gold nanoparticles. an approach with a gold(I) thiolate complex

Atsushi Sugie, Takeshi Yamanaka, Kenta Kumazawa, Tomomi Harta, Yasukiyo Ueda, Kiyoshi Kanie, Atsushi Muramatsu, Atsunori Mori

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Abstract

The reaction of highly soluble gold(I) thiolate complex of tributylphosphine or 2-aminoethanol with a reducing agent gives gold nanopaiticles. The complex is soluble in various solvents such as hexane, toluene, THF, Et2O, and water.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume39
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Apr 19

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  • Chemistry(all)

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