Covalent surface modification of a metal-organic framework: Selective surface engineering via CuI-catalyzed Huisgen cycloaddition

Tendai Gadzikwa, Guang Lu, Charlotte L. Stern, Scott R. Wilson, Joseph T. Hupp, Sonbinh T. Nguyen

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A Zn-cornered, mixed-ligand, metal-organic framework (MOF) bearing TMS-protected acetylenes has been constructed and its surface decorated with organic molecules via'click chemistry', in a demonstration of selective post-synthesis functionalization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5493-5495
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number43
Publication statusPublished - 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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