A Zn-based, pillared paddlewheel MOF containing free carboxylic acids via covalent post-synthesis elaboration

Tendai Gadzikwa, Omar K. Farha, Karen L. Mulfort, Joseph T Hupp, Sonbinh T. Nguyen

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A Zn-based, mixed-ligand (pillared paddlewheel), metal-organic framework (MOF) has been covalently and quantitatively decorated with free carboxylic acids to demonstrate the utility of covalent post-synthesis modification in the construction of otherwise inaccessible carboxy-functionalized MOFs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3720-3722
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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