Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 46, Issue 13, pp 1061–1066 | Cite as

Supermolecular layered double hydroxides

  • Hu Changwen
  • Li Danfeng
  • Guo Yihang
  • Wang Enbo


Research progresses in the layered double hydroxides [M (1-x )/2+ M x 3+ (OH)2] x+ A x n/n− ·mH2O intercalated with metal coordinate ions or oxometalates in the last ten years are reviewed. These layered double hydroxides are mainly intercalated with polyoxometalate (POM) ions, a LiAl-LDH photochemical assembly containing TiO2 and CH3(CH2)12COO anions, together with Zn(TPPC) (porphyrin derivate) and macrocyclic ligand-containing porphyrin derivate anions. Emphasis is put on the synthesis methods for intercalation of the anions into the interlayer regions, the characterization techniques and structures for the layered compounds and the newest research progress in the fields such as catalysis. The review also forecasts the prospects of the field.


layered double hydroxide polyoxometalate synthesis structure property supermolecule 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hu Changwen
    • 1
  • Li Danfeng
    • 1
  • Guo Yihang
    • 1
  • Wang Enbo
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Polyoxometalate ChemistryNortheast Normal UniversityChangchunChina

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