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Nanoscale Growth of Molecular Oxides: Assembly of a {V6} Double Cubane Between Two Lacunary {P2W15} Polyoxometalates

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  • This work was supported by the ESPRC, the Leverhulme Trust, WestCHEM, the Royal Society/Wolfson Foundation, and the University of Glasgow. Thanks to Dr. C. P. Pradeep for useful discussions on synthesis.

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POM-in-POM: A Wells–Dawson polyoxometalate sandwich compound with a double cubane core consisting of six vanadium atoms has been synthesized (see structure). Cluster formation was followed by mass spectrometry and the reduction of the double cubane was studied by a novel technique combining mass spectrometry and spectroelectrochemistry.

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