Covalent Hybrid Materials Based on Nanolatex Particles and Dawson Polyoxometalates


  • The authors are greatly indebted to F. Warmont for the transmission electron microscopy. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.


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A new nanohybrid organic–inorganic material is synthesized from a nanolatex particle organic core and a functionalized Dawson polyoxotungstate inorganic shell (see Figure). The host matrix is covalently attached to the inorganic moieties through a thiol function.