Journal of Cluster Science

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 277–285 | Cite as

Improved Synthesis, Structure, and Solution Characterization of the Cyclic 48-Tungsto-8-Arsenate(V), [H4As8W48O184]36−

  • Israël-Martyr MbomekalléEmail author
  • Bassem S. Bassil
  • Andreas Suchopar
  • Bineta Keita
  • Louis Nadjo
  • Malika Ammam
  • Mohamed Haouas
  • Francis Taulelle
  • Ulrich KortzEmail author
Original Paper


We report on an improved synthesis and structural characterization of the cyclic 48-tungsto–8-arsenate(V) [H4As8W48O184]36− (1). The mixed lithium–potassium salt of this polyanion, K26.5Li9.5[H4As8W48O184]·90H2O (KLi-1), has been studied in the solid state by IR, single-crystal X-ray diffraction, and elemental analysis, and in solution by 183W NMR spectroscopy.


Arsenic NMR Polyoxometalates Tungsten X-ray diffraction 



This work was supported by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (UMR 8180, UMR 8000), the University of Versailles, the University of Paris-Sud, the German Science Foundation (DFG KO 2288/3-1, KO 2288/3-2), and Jacobs University. We thank Dr. Travis M. Anderson (Sandia National Laboratories, USA) for participating in the preliminary stages of this project. Figure 1 was generated by Diamond Version 3.2g (copyright Crystal Impact GbR).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Israël-Martyr Mbomekallé
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Bassem S. Bassil
    • 2
  • Andreas Suchopar
    • 2
  • Bineta Keita
    • 3
  • Louis Nadjo
    • 3
  • Malika Ammam
    • 3
  • Mohamed Haouas
    • 1
  • Francis Taulelle
    • 1
  • Ulrich Kortz
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Institut Lavoisier de Versailles, UMR 8180, CNRSUniversité de Versailles St. Quentin-en-YvelinesVersailles CedexFrance
  2. 2.School of Engineering and ScienceJacobs UniversityBremenGermany
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Chimie Physique, UMR 8000, CNRS, Equipe d’Electrochimie et de PhotoelectrochimieUniversité Paris-SudOrsay CedexFrance

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