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Title Controlling an electrostatic repulsion by oppositely charged surfactants towards positively charged fluorescent gold nanoclusters
Posted by Ryan Corpuz
Authors Ryan D Corpuz, Yohei Ishida, Tetsu Yonezawa
Publication date 2016/02/09
Journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume 18
Issue 13
Pages 8773-8776
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Abstract A novel positively charged fluorescent gold nanocluster was successfully synthesized using the shortest cationic thiol, thiocholine. Effective control of electrostatic repulsion by the introduction of an anionic surfactant afforded a nanocluster that showed blue fluorescence emission.