A Chiral Luminescent Au<sub>16</sub> Ring Self-Assembled from Achiral Components
2005-12-28T00:00:00Z (GMT) by
A luminescent supramolecular chiral Au<sub>16</sub> ring with 4.822 nm perimeter that self-assembled from a tetrameric array of achiral Au<sub>2</sub> units is described. Intra- and intermolecular Au···Au interactions play an important role in directing its chiral self-assembly.
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