Disassembly and reassembly of polyoxometalates: The formation of chains from an adaptable precursor

Chris Ritchie, Colette Boskovic

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Two one-dimensional chain complexes with building blocks comprised of polyoxotungstate-ligated lanthanoid centers have been synthesized from the adaptable precursor [As2W19O67(H 2O)]14- through combined disassembly and reassembly processes. Careful control of the reaction and crystallization conditions affords compounds formulated as H3K7Na6[Nd 3As4W41O141OH(H2O) 10]-60H2O (1) and KNa[Dy4As2W 22O76(H2O)19(C2H 5NO2)2]·20.5H2O (2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)488-491
Number of pages4
JournalCrystal Growth and Design
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 3 Feb 2010
Externally publishedYes

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