Imine-linked microporous polymer organic frameworks

Prativa Pandey, Alexandros P. Katsoulidis, Ibrahim Eryazici, Yuyang Wu, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Sonbinh T. Nguyen

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Imine-linked microporous polymer organic frameworks (POFs) were synthesized via Schiff base condensation between 1,3,5-triformylbenzene and several readily available diamine monomers. Our facile, one-pot approach results in quantitative yields of POFs with the flexibility to incorporate several functional groups in their pores for tuning the interaction of their surface with different guest molecules. Synthesized POFs exhibit high specific surface areas (up to 1500 m2 g-1) as well as high isosteric heats of H2 adsorption (up to 8.2 kJ mol-1).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4974-4979
Number of pages6
JournalChemistry of Materials
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - Sep 14 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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