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Superfluorinated and NIR-luminescent gold nanoclusters

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Abstract

A novel class of superfluorinated and NIR-luminescent gold nanoclusters were obtained starting from a branched thiol, bearing 27 equivalent 19F atoms per molecule. These unprecedented clusters combine in a unique nanosystem both NIR photoluminescence and 19F NMR properties, thus representing a promising multimodal platform for bioimaging applications.

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The article was received on 22 Nov 2016, accepted on 05 Dec 2016 and first published on 05 Dec 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09324H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 621-624
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    Superfluorinated and NIR-luminescent gold nanoclusters

    V. Dichiarante, I. Tirotta, L. Catalano, G. Terraneo, G. Raffaini, M. R. Chierotti, R. Gobetto, F. Baldelli Bombelli and P. Metrangolo, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 621
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09324H

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