Vibrational Spectra of Thiolate-Protected Gold Nanocluster with Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy: Size- and Temperature-Dependent Ordering Behavior of Organic Monolayer

Takaho Yokoyama, Naoyuki Hirata, Hironori Tsunoyama, Toyoaki Eguchi, Yuichi Negishi, Atsushi Nakajima

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Vibrational spectra of thiolate-protected gold nanoclusters, prepared in a monolayer manner using the Langmuir-Blodgett method, were measured by means of infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy (IRAS). A transferred monolayer of gold nanoclusters ligated by dodecanethiolate or 2-phenylethane-1-thiolate onto a single-crystal gold (Au) surface of Au(111) exhibits worthy IRAS spectra that reveal temperature-dependent behaviors from 100 to 340 K as well as comprehensive peak assignments based on density functional theory calculations: the conformation change in ligands between all trans and gauche defect forms with temperature. In addition to the temperature dependence, the cluster size dependence of alkyl and phenyl moieties is discussed, compared with the IRAS spectra of the corresponding self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) on Au(111). Ligands spreading three-dimensionally from the Au core determine the coordination structure of the ligated Au nanoclusters.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)363-371
ページ数9
ジャーナルJournal of Physical Chemistry C
124
1
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2020 1月 9

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 電子材料、光学材料、および磁性材料
  • エネルギー(全般)
  • 物理化学および理論化学
  • 表面、皮膜および薄膜

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