A functionalized Ag2S molecular architecture: facile assembly of the atomically precise ferrocene-decorated nanocluster [Ag74S19(dppp)6(fc(C{O}OCH2CH2S)2)18]

Yiyi Liu, Bahareh Khalili Najafabadi, Mahmood Azizpoor Fard, John F. Corrigan

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A ferrocene-based dithiol 1,1′-[fc(C{O}OCH2CH2SH)2] has been prepared and treated with a AgI salt to form the stable dithiolate compound [fc(C{O}OCH2CH2SAg)2]n (fc=[Fe(η5-C5H4)2]). This is used as a reagent for the preparation of the nanocluster [Ag74S19(dppp)6(fc(C{O}OCH2CH2S)2)18] which was obtained in good yield (dppp=1,3-bis(diphenylphosphino)propane).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4832-4835
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 13 Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • cluster compounds
  • iron
  • metallocenes
  • silver
  • structure elucidation

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