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  1. Pd2Au36(SR)24 cluster: structure studies
    Bei Zhang, Sameh Kaziz, Houhua Li, Dawid Wodka, Sami Malola, Olga V. Safonova, Maarten Nachtegaal, Clément Mazet, Igor Dolamic, Jordi Llorca, Elina Kalenius, Latévi Max Lawson Daku, Hannu Häkkinen, Thomas Bürgi,* Noelia Barrabés*
    Nanoscale 2015, 7, 17012-17019

The location of the Pd atoms in Pd2Au36(SC2H4Ph)24 is studied both experimentally and theoretically. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) indicates oxidized Pd atoms. Palladium K-edge extended X-ray absorption fine-structure (EXAFS) data clearly show Pd-S bonds, which is supported by far infrared spectroscopy. By comparing theoretical EXAFS spectra in R space and circular dichroism spectra of the staple, surface and core doped structures with experimental spectra.

open archive unige:75923

Editor’s version DOI: 10.1039/C5NR04324G