Thiolate-protected gold cluster - Wikipedia

Written by Super User. Posted in Research

By Alexander Kulesza (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia CommonsThiolate-protected gold and silver cluster are uniquely interesting species and provide a bright future for applications. Unfortunately, the key research still is not very visible to the non-cluster-community. For this reason, to share some basic knowledge about the cluster and to motivate colleagues and students to study such systems in more detail, I have written a Wikipedia article ( German,English) :

I hope that the community will help to correct, to add and to extend the article and that it may serve also as a repository for useful literature suggestions. Here is also a link to the initial version:

The picture can be freely used as it it published under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.