Chemical Research in Chinese Universities

, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 719–722 | Cite as

Highly Efficient Synthesis of Au130(SPh-Br)50 Nanocluster

  • Xiuqing Ren
  • Xuemei Fu
  • Xinzhang Lin
  • Chao LiuEmail author
  • Jiahui Huang
  • Jinghui YanEmail author


We reported the synthesis of Au130(SPh-Br)50(Br-Ph-SH=4-bromothiophenol) nanocluster with high purity and high yield via “size focusing” and “ligand exchange” processes. The time of synthetic process was significantly reduced compared with previous synthetic routine. Au130(SPh-Br)50 was determined by UV-Vis absorption spectros-copy and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization(MALDI) mass spectroscopy. Thermo-gravimetric analysis (TGA) and size-exclusion chromatogram(SEC) analyses confirmed the purity of Au130(SPh-Br)50. The yield of gold nanoc-lusters was 20%(based on HAuCl4).


Au130 Gold nanocluster Thiolate ligand 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Chemistry & Environmental EngineeringChangchun University of Science and TechnologyChangchunP. R. China
  2. 2.Gold Catalysis Research Center, State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesDalianP. R. China
  3. 3.University of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP. R. China

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