JU-NAM, Y., ALLEN, D. W., GARDINER, P. H. E. and BRICKLEBANK, N. (2008). Omega-thioacetylalkylphosphonium salts: precursors for the preparation of phosphonium-functionalised gold nanoparticles. Journal of organometallic chemistry, 693 (23), 3504-3508.Full text not available from this repository.
Two new omega-thioacetylalkylphosphonium salts that function as masked cationic alkanethiolate ligands for the stabilisation of gold nanoparticles have been prepared. Both (3-thioacetylpropyl) triphenylphosphonium bromide and (6-thioacetylhexyl) triphenylphosphonium bromide were shown to form water-soluble gold nanoparticles of ca. 5-10 nm in size that are stable for up to six months. The related (3-thioacetylpropyl) diphenylphosphine oxide was also prepared but did not act as a stabilising ligand in gold nanoparticle formation.
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Biomedical Research Centre|
|Depositing User:||Sarah Ward|
|Date Deposited:||16 Jun 2010 11:04|
|Last Modified:||16 Jun 2010 11:29|
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