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Table 6 Calculated energies (in eV) for excitation from the Au 5s orbital to the lowest energy unoccupied MO compared with Au LIII XANES energies [ref. 20(a)]

From: Theoretical studies on metal thioarsenites and thioantimonides: synergistic interactions between transition metals and heavy metalloids

Compound Au 5s LUMO Au LIII XANES (Au 2p LUMO)
AuCl4- 140.1 11918.8 (in NaAuCl4)
Au(SH)2- 142.7 11923 (in Na3Au(S2O3)2)
AuAsS(SH)3- 140.5 --