Blue Luminescence of Dendrimer-Encapsulated Gold Nanoclusters
Jun Myung Kim, So Hyeong Sohn, Noh Soo Han, Prof. Seung Min Park, Prof. Joohoon Kim and Prof. Jae Kyu Song
Article first published online: 24 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201402287
A shining heart of gold: The luminescence of gold nanoclusters that are encapsulated inside hydroxyl-terminated PAMAM dendrimers contains two electronic transitions of Au8 and Au13. The luminescence of the gold nanoclusters is clearly distinguished from that of the dendrimers.