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1. (WO2013148996) PHOTOCATLYTIC POLYOXOMETALATE COMPOSITIONS OF TUNGSTOVANADATES AND USES AS WATER OXIDATION CATALYSTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/148996    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/034340
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 29 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: B01J 23/75
B01J 23/30
H01L 31/042
Applicants: EMORY UNIVERSITY
Inventors: HILL, Craig, L.
GUELETII, Iourii, V
SONG, Jie
LV, Hongjin
MUSAEV, Djamaladdin
LUO, Zhen
Title: PHOTOCATLYTIC POLYOXOMETALATE COMPOSITIONS OF TUNGSTOVANADATES AND USES AS WATER OXIDATION CATALYSTS
Abstract:
This disclosure relates to photocatalytic polyoxometalate compositions of tungstovanadates and uses as water oxidation catalysts. In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to compositions comprising water, a complex of a tetra-metal oxide cluster and VW9O34 ligands, and a photosensitizer. Typically, the metal oxide cluster is Co. In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to electrodes and other devices comprising water oxidation catalysts disclosed herein and uses in generating fuels and electrical power from solar energy.