An interpenetrated framework material with hysteretic CO2 uptake

Karen L. Mulfort, Omar K. Farha, Christos D. Malliakas, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Joseph T. Hupp

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Abstract

A new, twofold interpenetrated metal-organic framework (MOF) material has been synthesized that demonstrates dramatic steps in the adsorption and hysteresis in the desorption of CO2. Measurement of the structure by powder X- ray diffraction (PXRD) and pair distribution function (PDF) analysis indicates that structural changes upon CO2 sorption most likely involve the interpenetrated frameworks moving with respect to each other.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)276-281
Number of pages6
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 4 2010

Keywords

  • Adsorption
  • CO
  • Dynamic structures
  • Gated sorption
  • Hysteresis
  • Metal-organic frameworks
  • Porous materials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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