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Controllable Layered Structures in Polyoxomolybdate-Surfactant Hybrid Crystals
Chemical Resources Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, R1-21, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midoriku, Yokohama 226–8503, Japan
Department of Chemistry, School of Science, Tokai University, 1117 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka 259–1292, Japan
(Inc.) MO Device, 2-14-10 Kanaiwa-higashi, Kanazawa 920–0335, Japan
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Received: 19 November 2009; in revised form: 23 December 2009 / Accepted: 4 January 2010 / Published: 6 January 2010
Abstract: Inorganic-organic hybrid crystals containing α-octamolybdate (Mo8) or hexamolybdate (Mo6) were isolated by using hexadecyltrimethylammonium (C16) surfactant. The packing mode of the inorganic layers depended on a difference in the polyoxomolybdate molecular structure. The structure for both crystals consisted of alternate stacking of C16 organic bilayers and polyoxomolybdate inorganic layers with a periodicity of 24.4–24.6 Å. However, the C16-Mo8 crystals contained Mo8 monolayers, while the C16-Mo6 crystals contained Mo6 bilayers. These lattice structures for the polyoxometalate/organic hybrid will be designed by the molecular structures of polyoxometalate.
Keywords: inorganic-organic hybrid crystal; polyoxometalate; surfactant
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CIF compound 1, C16, Mo8
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CIF compound 2, C16, Mo6
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Ito, T.; Yamase, T. Controllable Layered Structures in Polyoxomolybdate-Surfactant Hybrid Crystals. Materials 2010, 3, 158-164.
Ito T, Yamase T. Controllable Layered Structures in Polyoxomolybdate-Surfactant Hybrid Crystals. Materials. 2010; 3(1):158-164.
Ito, Takeru; Yamase, Toshihiro. 2010. "Controllable Layered Structures in Polyoxomolybdate-Surfactant Hybrid Crystals." Materials 3, no. 1: 158-164.