Enhanced photocurrent production from thin films of Ru(II) metallopolymer/dawson polyoxotungstate adducts under visible irradiation

James J Walsh, Colm T Mallon, Alan Maxwell Bond, Tia E Keyes, Robert J Forster

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Thin films of polyoxometalates that are sensitized with a Ru(II) metallopolymer generate significant photocurrents in the presence of benzyl alcohol and visible light. Significantly, the photocurrent generated by the tungstate based adduct, alpha-[P2W18O62](6-), is approximately seven fold larger than that found for the Dawson polyoxomolybdate alpha-[S2Mo18O62](4-).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3593 - 3595
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number30
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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