Polyhedral octasilsesquioxanes: New challenges

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Janis G. Matisons, janis.matisons@flinders.edu.au1, Kristina Constantopoulos, cons0029@flinders.edu.au1, and George Simon, george.simon@eng.monash.edu.au2. (1) School of Chemistry, Physics and Earth Sciences, Flinders University, Sturt Road, Bedford Park, Adelaide, Australia, (2) Department of Materials Engineering, Monash University, Faculty of Engineering, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia
This overview focuses on polyhedral octasilsesquioxanes modified with covalently bound smaller identifiable components, possessing highly specific functionalities thus providing them with the ability to perform selective chemical processing.