Superfluorinated and NIR-luminescent gold nanoclusters

V. Dichiarante, I. Tirotta, L. Catalano, G. Terraneo, G. Raffaini, M.R. Chierotti, R. Gobetto, F. Baldelli Bombelli (Corresponding Author), Pierangelo Metrangolo (Corresponding Author)

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    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.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)621-624
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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