Lanthanide Oxide Clusters: From Tetrahedral [Dy44-O)]10+ to Supertetrahedral [Ln204-O)11]38+ (Ln=Tb, Dy, Ho, Er)

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  • Wei-Quan Lin,

    1. MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
    2. Lehn Institute of Functional Materials, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Xiao-Fen Liao,

    1. MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Jian-Hua Jia,

    1. MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
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  • Ji-Dong Leng,

    1. MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
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  • Jun-Liang Liu,

    1. MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
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  • Fu-Sheng Guo,

    1. MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
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  • Prof. Dr. Ming-Liang Tong

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    1. MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
    2. Lehn Institute of Functional Materials, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)
    • MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275 (P. R. China)

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Abstract

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Supertetrahedral clusters: A family of lanthanide oxide supertetrahedral T3 {Ln20} clusters (Ln=Tb, Dy, Ho, Er; see figure) were obtained from the solvothermal reaction of lanthanide(III) salts with polytriazolate ligands that could be methylated and oxidized in situ.

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