Assembly of a Gigantic Polyoxometalate Cluster {W200Co8O660} in a Networked Reactor System


  • We thank the EPSRC, WestCHEM, and the University of Glasgow for supporting this work.


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A giant leap: A networked reactor system was used for the first time for the discovery and synthesis of new polyoxometalates, including the gigantic title system (see picture; Co red, W blue). The system comprises of three reactors connected in a triangular array with a central triply connected reactor. This system was used to screen multiple one-pot reactions and reaction variables for the automated syntheses of polyoxometalates.