Cluster–π electronic interaction in a superatomic Au13 cluster bearing σ-bonded acetylide ligands

Mizuho Sugiuchi, Yukatsu Shichibu, Takayuki Nakanishi, Yasuchika Hasegawa, Katsuaki Konishi
2015 Chemical Communications  
Electronic coupling between a Au13 superatom and CC π-units was experimentally evidenced by the absorption spectrum. The existence of such a cluster–π electronic interaction was supported by theoretical calculations.
doi:10.1039/c5cc04312c pmid:26215256 fatcat:rneidqdrgnhw3pp523mhhc3dam