Table of ContentsIntroduction to Polyoxometalate Chemistry: From Topology via Self-Assembly to Applications; M.T. Pope, A. Müller. Synthetic Strategies. 1. Rational Approaches to Polyoxometalate Synthesis; R.J. Errington. 2. Functionalization of Polyoxometalates: Achievements and Perspectives; A. Proust, R. Villaneau. 3. From the First Sulfurated Keggin Anion to a New Class of Compounds Based on the [M2O2S2]2+ Building Block M-Mo,W; E. Cadot, et al. 4. Organometallic Oxometal Clusters; A. Proust, et al. Structures: Molecular and Electronic. 5. Spherical (Icosahedral) Objects in Nature and Deliberately Constructable Molecular Keplerates: Structural and Topological Aspects; O. Delgado, et al. 6. Synthesis and Crystal Structure Studies of Novel Selenium- and Tellurium-Substituted Lacunary Polyoxometalates; B. Krebs, et al. 7. Vibrational Spectroscopy of Heteropoly Acids; H. Ratajczak, et al. 8. Bond-Stretch Isomerism in Polyoxometalates?; M.-M. Rohmer, et al. 9. Quantum-Chemical Studies of Electron Transfer in Transition-Metal Substituted Polyoxometalates; S.A. Borshch, H. Duclusaud. Solution Equilibria and Dynamics. 10. Aqueous Peroxoisopolyoxometalates; O.W. Howarth, et al. 11. Molybdate Speciation in Systems Related to the Bleaching of Kraft Pulp; F. Taube, et al. 12. NMR Studies of Various Ligands Coordinated to Paramagnetic Polyoxometalates; B.A. Kim, H. So. From Discrete Clusters to Networks and Materials. 13. Molecular Aspect of EnergyTransfer from Tb3+ to Eu3+ in the Polyoxometalate Lattices: An Approach for Molecular Design of Rare-Earth Metal-Oxide Phosphors; T. Yamase. 14. Conducting and Magnetic Organic / Inorganic Molecular Materials Based on Polyoxometalates; L. Ouahab, et al. 15. Molecular Materials From Polyoxometalates; J.J. Borrás-Almenar, et al. 16. Framework Materials Composed of Transition Metal Oxide Clusters; M.I. Khan. 17. Perspectives in the Solid State Coordination Chemistry of the Molybdenum Oxides; P.J. Hagrman, et al. 18. Polyoxometalate Clusters in a Supramolecular Self-Organized Environment: Steps Towards Functional Nanodevices and Thin Film Applications; D.G. Kurth, D. Volkmer. 19. Polyoxometalate Chemistry: A Source for Unusual Spin Topologies; D. Gatteschi, et al. 20. Heteropolyanions: Molecular Building Blocks for Ultrathin Oxide Films; J.D. Powell, et al. Applications: Catalysis, Biological Systems, Environmental Studies. 21. Selective Oxidation of Hydrocarbons with Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyzed by Iron-substituted Silicotungstates; N. Mizuno. 22. Aerobic Oxidations Catalyzed by Polyoxometalates; A.M. Khenkin, et al. 23. Polyoxoanions in Catalysis: From Record Catalytic Lifetime Nanocluster Catalysis to Record Catalytic Lifetime Catechol Dioxygenase Catalysis; R.G. Finke. 24. Ribosomal Crystallography and Heteropolytungstates; D. Janell, et al. 25. Photocatalytic Decontamination by Polyoxometalates; A. Hiskia, et al. Index.