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Title: Adsorption of two gas molecules at a single metal site in a metal–organic framework

One strategy to markedly increase the gas storage capacity of metal-organic frameworks is to introduce coordinatively-unsaturated metal centers capable of binding multiple gas molecules. Herein, we provide an initial demonstration that a single metal site within a framework can support the terminal coordination of two gas molecules--specifically hydrogen, methane, or carbon dioxide.
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Journal ID: ISSN 1359-7345
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: ChemComm; Journal Volume: 52; Journal Issue: 53
Royal Society of Chemistry
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Fuel Cell Technologies Program (EE-3F)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE gas adsorption; Langmuir fitting; elemental analysis; infrared spectroscopy; x-ray powder diffraction; neutron powder diffraction; inelastic neutron scattering spectroscopy