Au36 Crown: A Macrocyclization Directed by Metal–Metal Bonding Interactions

Authors

  • Shu-Yan Yu Prof. Dr.,

    1. Laboratory for Self-Assembly Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China, Fax: (+86) 10-6251-6614
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  • Qing-Fu Sun,

    1. Laboratory for Self-Assembly Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China, Fax: (+86) 10-6251-6614
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  • Terence Kwok-Ming Lee Dr.,

    1. Centre for Carbon-Rich Molecular and Nano-Scale Metal-Based Materials Research, Department of Chemistry
    2. HKU-CAS Joint Laboratory on New Materials, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China, Fax: (+852) 2857-1586
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  • Eddie Chung-Chin Cheng Dr.,

    1. Centre for Carbon-Rich Molecular and Nano-Scale Metal-Based Materials Research, Department of Chemistry
    2. HKU-CAS Joint Laboratory on New Materials, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China, Fax: (+852) 2857-1586
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  • Yi-Zhi Li Prof. Dr.,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry Institute, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China, Fax: (+86) 25-8359-2307
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  • Vivian Wing-Wah Yam Prof. Dr.

    1. Centre for Carbon-Rich Molecular and Nano-Scale Metal-Based Materials Research, Department of Chemistry
    2. HKU-CAS Joint Laboratory on New Materials, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China, Fax: (+852) 2857-1586
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  • This work was supported by the NSFC (grant nos. 50673098 and 20772152) and the Renmin University of China. V.W.-W.Y. acknowledges receipt of a Distinguished Research Achievement Award from the University of Hong Kong. This work was supported by a Central Allocation Vote (CAV) grant (project no. HKU 2/05C) and a National Natural Science Foundation of China and Research Grants Council of Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme (NSFC-RGC project no. N_HKU 737/06) from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, P.R. China.

Abstract

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Goldene Ringe: Eine Selbstorganisation, die bindende AuI-AuI-Wechselwirkungen nutzt, führt zu einem riesigen, kronenförmigen Au36-Ringaggregat, das durch durchgängige Metall-Metall-Kontakte gekennzeichnet ist (siehe Bild).

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