Regioselective placement of alkanethiolate domains on tetrahedral and octahedral gold nanocrystals

Yifeng Wang, Offer Zeiri, Louisa Meshi, Francesco Stellacci, Ira A. Weinstock

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Electrostatically stabilized monolayer shells of metal-oxide cluster anions (polyoxometalates, or POMs) on the surfaces of ca. 8 nm tetrahedral and octahedral gold nanocrystals regioselectively direct water-soluble alkanethiolate ligands to the corners and edges of the gold polyhedra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9765-9767
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number78
Publication statusPublished - Oct 9 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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