Gold-an introductory perspective

Graham J. Hutchings, Mathias Brust, Hubert Schmidbaur

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We introduce the collection of reviews in this thematic issue of Chemical Society Reviews that demonstrate and discuss the current cutting edge research in the field of gold chemistry and materials science as it stands today. We also highlight achievements in the fields of gold catalysis, gold nanoparticles and the preparative, structural and theoretical chemistry of gold, and discuss the remaining challenges and opportunities. Our aim is to inspire further discovery in these new and deeply fascinating fields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1759-1765
Number of pages7
JournalChemical Society Reviews
Issue number9
StatePublished - 15 Aug 2008
Externally publishedYes


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