Distinctly different reactivities of two similar polyoxoniobates with hydrogen peroxide

C. A. Ohlin, Eric Villa, James C. Fettinger, William H. Casey

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(Figure Presented) Peroxoniobate species are found whenever niobium oxides are employed as photocatalysts or used to sequester radionuclides. The reactions of [Nb6O19]8- and [Nb10O 28]6- with hydrogen peroxide each behave differently, and the first example of a peroxopolyoxoniobate species, [N(CH3) 4]5[H3Nb6O13(O (I)2)6]·9.5 H2O, was structurally characterized (see picture; Nb gray, O red, H white).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8251-8254
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number43
Publication statusPublished - Oct 13 2008
Externally publishedYes


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