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26) Yoosefdoost, A.; Jazani, O.; Liguori, S.; Das, A.;  Santos, R. M.* Towards Carbon-Negative Methanol Production from Biogas: Intensified Membrane Reactor, 2024, Submitted.

25) Singh, K. K.; Bhattacharyya, A.; Havenridge, S.; Ghabin, M.; Ausmann. H.; Siegler, M. A.; Aikens, C. M.;* Das, A.* A First Look into Mixed Phosphine-Stibine Moieties as Protecting Ligands for Gold Nanoclusters, Nanoscale 2023, Just Accepted.24) Maiti, S.; Sharma, J.;Ling, J.;Tietje-Mckinney, D.; Heaney, M. P.; Runčevski, T.; Addicoat, M. A.;* D’Souza, F.;* Milner, P. J.;*  Das, A.* Emissive Sub-Stoichiometric Covalent Organic Frameworks for Water Sensing and Harvesting, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2022 ASAP

23) Patty, J. B.; Havenridge, S.; Tietje-Mckinney, D.; Siegler, M. A.;
Singh, K. K.; Hajy Hosseini, R.;  Ghabin, M.; Aikens, C. M.*; Das, A.* Crystal Structure and Optical Properties of a Chiral Mixed Thiolate/Stibine-Protected Au18 Cluster, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2022, 144, 478-484.

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22) Das, A.* Engineering reversible isomerization at the nanoscale via intermolecular interactions, Chem 2021, 7, 1985.

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21) E. Callmann, M. K. Vasher, A. Das, C. D. Kusmierz, C. A. Mirkin, “In Vivo Behavior of Ultrasmall Spherical Nucleic Acids” Small 2023, Just Accepted.

20) Girard, M.; Wang, S.; Du, J. S.; Das, A.; Huang, Z.; Dravid, V.P.; Lee, B.; Mirkin, C. A.;* Olvera de la Cruz, M.* Particle Analogs of Electrons in Colloidal Crystals. Science 2019, 364, 1174. Bonding in Colloidal Systems: CBES: Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science - Northwestern University

19) Chevrier, D. M.; Raich, L.; Rovira, C.; Das, A.; Luo, Z.; Yao, Q.; Chatt, A.; Xie, J.; Jin, R.; Akola, J.; Zhang, P.* Molecular-Scale Ligand Effects in Small Gold–Thiolate Nanoclusters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 15430. Image

18) Du, B.; Jiang, X.; Das, A.; Zhou, Q.; Yu, M.; Jin, R.; Zheng, J.* Glomerular Barrier Behaves as an Atomically Precise Bandpass Filter in a Sub-Nanometre Regime Nat. Nanotechnol. 2017, 12, 1096. 1

17) Das, A.; Liu, C.; Byun, H. Y.; Zhao, S.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Structure Determination of [Au18(SR)14]. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54,3140.

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16) Li, Q.; Das, A.; Wang, S.; Chen, Y.; Jin, R.* Highly Efficient Three-Component Coupling Reaction Catalyzed by Atomically Precise Ligand-Protected Au38(SC2H4Ph)24 Nanoclusters. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 14298.

Graphical abstract: Highly efficient three-component coupling reaction catalysed by atomically precise ligand-protected Au38(SC2H4Ph)24 nanoclusters

15) Zhao, S.; Das, A.; Zhang, H.; Jin, R.; Song, Y.; Jin, R.* Mechanistic Insights from Atomically Precise Gold Nanocluster-Catalyzed Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol. Prog. Nat. Sci. 2016 26, 483.

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14) Li, Q.; Wang, S.; Kirschbaum, K.; Lambright, K. J.; Das, A.; Jin, R.* Heavily Doped Au25–xAgx(S6H11)18 Nanoclusters: Silver Goes from the Core to the Surface. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 5194. abstract: Heavily doped Au25–xAgx(SC6H11)18− nanoclusters: silver goes from the core to the surface

13) Chen, Y.; Liu, C.; Tang, Q.; Zeng, C.; Higaki, T.; Das, A.; Jiang, D.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Isomerism in Au28(SR)20 Nanocluster and Stable Structures. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1482. Image

12) Das, A.; Liu, C.; Zeng, C.; Li, G.; Li, T.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Cyclopentanethiolato-Protected Au36(SC5H9)24 Nanocluster: Crystal Structure and Implications for the Steric and Electronic Effects of Ligand. J. Phys. Chem. A. 2014, 118, 8264.

11) Das, A.; Li, G.; Li, T.; Nobusada, K.; Zeng, C.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Crystal Structure and Electronic Properties of a Thiolate-Protected Au24 Nanocluster. Nanoscale 2014, 6, 6458.

10) Das, A.; Li, T.; Nobusada, K.; Zeng, C.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Non-Superatomic [Au23(SR)16]- Nanocluster Featuring Bipyramidal Au15 Kernel and Trimeric Au3(SR)4 Motif. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18264.

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9) Das, A.; Li, T.; Nobusada, K.; Zeng, Q.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Total Structure and Optical Properties of a Phosphine/Thiolate-Protected Au24 Nanocluster. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20286.

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8) Zeng, C.; Chen, Y.; Das, A.; Jin, R.* Transformation Chemistry of Gold Nanoclusters: From One Stable Size to Another. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 2976.

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7) Jin, R.; Liu, C.; Zhao, S.; Das, A.; Xing, H.; Chakicherla, G.; Xing, Y.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Triicosahedral Gold Nanocluster [Au37(PPh3)10(SC2H4Ph)10X2]+ : Linear Assembly of Icosahedral Building Blocks. ACS Nano 2015, 9, 8530.

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6) Wang, S.; Meng, X.; Das, A.; Li, T.; Song, Y.; Cao, T.; Zhu, X.; Zhu, M.;* Jin, R.* A 200-Fold Quantum Yield Boost in the Photoluminescence of Silver-Doped AgxAu25-x Nanoclusters: The 13th Silver Atom Matters. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2376.


5) Zeng, C.; Li, T.; Das, A.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R.* Chiral Structure of Thiolate-Protected 28-Gold Atom Nanocluster Determined by X-ray Crystallography. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10011.

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4) Qian, H.; Jiang, D.; Li, G.; Gayathri, C.; Das, A.; Gil, R. R.; Jin, R.* Monoplatinum Doping of Gold Nanoclusters and Catalytic Application. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 16159.

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3) Kar, M.; Malvi, B.; Das, A.; Panneri, S.; Gupta, S. S.* Synthesis and Characterization of Poly-lysine Grafted SBA-15 using NCA Polymerization and Click Chemistry. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 6690.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and characterization of poly-l-lysine grafted SBA-15 using NCA polymerization and click chemistry

2) Jin, R.;* Qian, H.; Zhu, Y.; Das, A. Atomically Precise Nanoparticles: A New Frontier in Nanoscience. J. Nanosci. Lett. 2011, 1, 72 (Invited Review).

1) Zhu, Y.; Qian, H.; Das, A.; Jin, R.* Comparison of the Catalytic Properties of 25-Atom Gold Nanospheres and Nanorods. Chin. J. Cat. 2011, 32, 1149.