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Redox interactions of Au(III) with carboxylated dithiafulvenes and tetrathiafulvalene analogues in polar organic media

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Abstract

The redox interactions between HAuCl4 and a series of π-conjugated organic donors, namely carboxylated dithiafulvenes and tetrathiafulvalene vinylogues, were investigated. Interestingly, the dithiafulvene derivative with two carboxylic groups showed the ability to directly induce the formation of Au(0) nanoparticles in dipolar aprotic solvents such as DMF and DMSO.

Graphical abstract: Redox interactions of Au(iii) with carboxylated dithiafulvenes and tetrathiafulvalene analogues in polar organic media

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The article was received on 26 Sep 2016, accepted on 11 Oct 2016 and first published on 11 Oct 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07769B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 13101-13104
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    Redox interactions of Au(III) with carboxylated dithiafulvenes and tetrathiafulvalene analogues in polar organic media

    H. Adows and Y. Zhao, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 13101
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07769B

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