Polyoxometalate Chemistry: An Old Field with New Dimensions in Several Disciplines

@article{Pope1991PolyoxometalateCA,
  title={Polyoxometalate Chemistry: An Old Field with New Dimensions in Several Disciplines},
  author={M. T. Pope and A. M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Angewandte Chemie},
  year={1991},
  volume={30},
  pages={34-48}
}
Inorganic metal–oxygen cluster anions form a class of compounds that is unique in its topological and electronic versatility and is important in several disciplines. Names such as Berzelius, Werner, and Pauling appear in the early literature of the field. These clusters (so-called isopoly- and heteropolyanions) contain highly symmetrical core assemblies of MOx units (M = V, Mo, W) and often adopt quasi-spherical structures based on Archimedean and Platonic solids of considerable topological… Expand
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