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Title: Pore-controlled formation of 0D metal complexes in anionic 3D metal-organic frameworks

The host-guest chemistry between a series of anionic MOFs and their trapped counterions was investigated by single crystal XRD. The PCN-514 series contains crystallographically identifiable metal complexes trapped in the pores, where their formation is controlled by the size and shape of the MOF pores. A change in the structure and pore size of PCN-518 indicates that the existence of guest molecules may reciprocally affect the formation of host MOFs.
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: CrystEngComm (Online); Journal Volume: 17; Journal Issue: 5
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USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
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United States