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How a QUT expert is helping change future of clean energy – Brisbane Times

Researchers are spotlighting tiny particles called POMs, whose special properties could mean they will have a huge impact on clean energy technology in the near…



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Researchers have highlighted how tiny structures called POMs could have huge implications for the future of the clean energy sector.
Polyoxometalates POMs for short are tiny, complex molecular structures created out of a combination of oxygen and metal atoms.
Associate Professor Deepak Dubal in the lab.Credit:QUT
Normally metals which have been oxidised in that way have one free electron, but POMs have as many as 12 free elections available due to their unique structure.
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