Manzhou Zhu

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Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Chiral Au₂₅ nanospheres and nanorods: synthesis and insight into the origin of chirality
    Manzhou Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, People s Republic of China
    Nano Lett 11:3963-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint A simple model for understanding the fluorescence behavior of Au25 nanoclusters
    Shuxin Wang
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, P R China
    Nanoscale 6:5777-81. 2014
  3. pmc Controlled reduction for size selective synthesis of thiolate-protected gold nanoclusters Aun(n = 20, 24, 39, 40)
    Xiangming Meng
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui, 230026, People s Republic of China
    Nanoscale Res Lett 7:277. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Ligand-exchange synthesis of selenophenolate-capped Au(25) nanoclusters
    Xiangming Meng
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230026, P R China
    Nanoscale 4:4161-5. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Unexpected reactivity of Au25(SCH2CH2Ph)18 nanoclusters with salts
    Manzhou Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230026, PR China
    Nanoscale 3:1703-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Synthesis of selenolate-protected Au18(SeC6H5)14 nanoclusters
    Qian Xu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, PR China
    Nanoscale 5:1176-82. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A novel quinoline-based two-photon fluorescent probe for detecting Cd2+ in vitro and in vivo
    Yiming Li
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei 230039, P R China
    Dalton Trans 41:6189-94. 2012
  8. doi request reprint One-pot synthesis of phenylmethanethiolate-protected Au20(SR)16 and Au24(SR)20 nanoclusters and insight into the kinetic control
    Xiuyi Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039 P R China
    Chem Asian J 8:2739-45. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint A 200-fold quantum yield boost in the photoluminescence of silver-doped Ag(x)Au(25-x) nanoclusters: the 13th silver atom matters
    Shuxin Wang
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230601 China
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 53:2376-80. 2014
  10. doi request reprint A comparison of the chiral counterion, solvent, and ligand used to induce a chiroptical response from Au25(-) nanoclusters
    Tiantian Cao
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, PR China
    Nanoscale 5:7589-95. 2013

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Chiral Au₂₅ nanospheres and nanorods: synthesis and insight into the origin of chirality
    Manzhou Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, People s Republic of China
    Nano Lett 11:3963-9. 2011
    ..Similar effects are also observed in chiral Au(25) rods. The mixing of electronic states of ligands with those of surface gold atoms constitutes the fundamental origin of chirality in such nanoparticles...
  2. ncbi request reprint A simple model for understanding the fluorescence behavior of Au25 nanoclusters
    Shuxin Wang
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, P R China
    Nanoscale 6:5777-81. 2014
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  3. pmc Controlled reduction for size selective synthesis of thiolate-protected gold nanoclusters Aun(n = 20, 24, 39, 40)
    Xiangming Meng
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui, 230026, People s Republic of China
    Nanoscale Res Lett 7:277. 2012
    ..Overall, our results demonstrate the feasibility of attaining new sizes of gold nanoclusters via a controlled reduction route...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ligand-exchange synthesis of selenophenolate-capped Au(25) nanoclusters
    Xiangming Meng
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230026, P R China
    Nanoscale 4:4161-5. 2012
    ..The two types of Au(25)L(18) (L = thiolate or selenolate) nanoclusters also show some differences in stability and optical properties...
  5. doi request reprint Unexpected reactivity of Au25(SCH2CH2Ph)18 nanoclusters with salts
    Manzhou Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230026, PR China
    Nanoscale 3:1703-7. 2011
    ..In contrast, with NaX salts the Na(+) ions do not provide any steric stabilization of the [Au(25)(SCH(2)CH(2)Ph)(18)](-) clusters, hence, degradation occurs when being further attacked by halide ions, especially Br(-) and I(-)...
  6. doi request reprint Synthesis of selenolate-protected Au18(SeC6H5)14 nanoclusters
    Qian Xu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, PR China
    Nanoscale 5:1176-82. 2013
    ..Future theoretical and X-ray crystallographic work will reveal the geometric structure and the nature of selenolate-gold bonding in the nanocluster...
  7. doi request reprint A novel quinoline-based two-photon fluorescent probe for detecting Cd2+ in vitro and in vivo
    Yiming Li
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei 230039, P R China
    Dalton Trans 41:6189-94. 2012
    ..Two-photon microscopy imaging studies reveal that the new probe is non-toxic and cell-permeable and can be used to detect intracellular Cd(2+) under two-photon excitation...
  8. doi request reprint One-pot synthesis of phenylmethanethiolate-protected Au20(SR)16 and Au24(SR)20 nanoclusters and insight into the kinetic control
    Xiuyi Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039 P R China
    Chem Asian J 8:2739-45. 2013
    ..A surprising 2.5 times photoluminescence enhancement was observed for the PhCH2S-capped nanoclusters when compared to the PhC2H4S-capped analogues, thereby indicating a drastic effect of the ligand that is merely one carbon shorter...
  9. ncbi request reprint A 200-fold quantum yield boost in the photoluminescence of silver-doped Ag(x)Au(25-x) nanoclusters: the 13th silver atom matters
    Shuxin Wang
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230601 China
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 53:2376-80. 2014
    ..21%). X-ray crystallography further determines the substitution sites of Ag atoms in the Ag(x)Au(25-x) cluster through partial occupancy analysis, which provides further insight into the mechanism of photoluminescence enhancement...
  10. doi request reprint A comparison of the chiral counterion, solvent, and ligand used to induce a chiroptical response from Au25(-) nanoclusters
    Tiantian Cao
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230039, PR China
    Nanoscale 5:7589-95. 2013
    ..This work reveals some further insight into the origin of the chiroptical response of the Au nanoclusters. These chiral nanoclusters hold potential for practical applications in bioconjugation, sensing, and chiral catalysis. ..
  11. doi request reprint A rhodamine-based fluorescent probe for detecting Hg(2+) in a fully aqueous environment
    Xiaoli Chen
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei 230039, P R China
    Dalton Trans 42:14819-25. 2013
    ..Furthermore, bioimaging studies indicated that the new probe was cell permeable and suitable for the real-time imaging of Hg(2+) in living cells by confocal microscopy. ..
  12. doi request reprint Chiral 38-gold-atom nanoclusters: synthesis and chiroptical properties
    Qian Xu
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui, 230026, China
    Small 10:1008-14. 2014
    ..These optically active nanoclusters hold promise in future applications such as chiral sensing and catalysis. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Crystal structure of selenolate-protected Au24(SeR)20 nanocluster
    Yongbo Song
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui 230601, P R China
    J Am Chem Soc 136:2963-5. 2014
    ..Compared to the reported gold-thiolate nanocluster structures, the features of the Au8 kernel and pentameric Au5(SeR)6 staple motif are unprecedented and provide a structural basis for understanding the gold-selenolate nanoclusters. ..
  14. doi request reprint Design of an ultrasmall Au nanocluster-CeO2 mesoporous nanocomposite catalyst for nitrobenzene reduction
    Hanbao Chong
    College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Anhui University, Hefei, 230601, PR China
    Nanoscale 5:7622-8. 2013
    ..Au@CeO2 exhibited efficient catalytic activity for reduction of nitrobenzene. This strategy may be easily extended to fabricate many other heterogeneous catalysts including ultrasmall metal nanoclusters and mesoporous oxides. ..
  15. doi request reprint 6-Substituted quinoline-based ratiometric two-photon fluorescent probes for biological Zn2+ detection
    Xiangming Meng
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei 230039, P R China
    Chem Commun (Camb) 48:4196-8. 2012
    ..They also exhibit high ion selectivities and large two-photon absorption cross sections at nearly 720 nm. Because the new probes are cell-permeable, they can be used to detect intracellular zinc flux under two-photon excitation...
  16. ncbi request reprint High yield synthesis of Au25 nanoclusters by controlling the reduction process
    Shenshen Jin
    Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei 230039, China
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 13:1282-5. 2013
    ..The possible formation mechanism is discussed in this paper. This work contributes to a better understanding of the mechanism of Au25 formation and provides a basis for further study of gold nanoclusters...
  17. ncbi request reprint Thiolate-Protected Au(20) Clusters with a Large Energy Gap of 2.1 eV
    Manzhou Zhu
    Departments of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, and University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, P R China
    J Am Chem Soc 131:7220-1. 2009
    ..This stability difference might indicate some structural differences between Au(20)(SCH(2)CH(2)Ph)(16) and Au(n)(SG)(m) (n < 25). The crystal structure of the Au(20)(SCH(2)CH(2)Ph)(16) cluster remains to be unraveled in future work...