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Title: Porosity tuning of carborane-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) via coordination chemistry and ligand design.

Abstract

Two new metal–organic framework (MOF) materials based on boron-rich cluster struts (p-carborane) are reported herein. Cu(I) catalyzed coupling chemistry was used to synthesize carboxylate-based ligands, which are substantially longer than the previously studied dicarboxylated p-carborane, leading to structures with greater porosity. Solvothermal syntheses involving these ligands and Zn salts were used to prepare two new Zn(II)-based MOFs with 2D and 3D open framework structures. Upon thermal activation, these MOFs retain the chemical identity of their frameworks, leading to highly porous materials.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC); Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science (CBES)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1065487
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0000989
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Inorg. Chim. Acta
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 364 (1); Journal Issue: 1; Related Information: CBES partners with Northwestern University (lead); Harvard University; New York University; Pennsylvania State University; University of Michigan; University of Pittsburgh
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; catalysis (homogeneous), solar (photovoltaic), bio-inspired, charge transport, mesostructured materials, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly)

Citation Formats

Spokoyny, Alexander M., Farha, Omar K., Mulfort, Karen L., Hupp, Joseph T., and Mirkin, Chad A. Porosity tuning of carborane-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) via coordination chemistry and ligand design.. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1016/j.ica.2010.08.007.
Spokoyny, Alexander M., Farha, Omar K., Mulfort, Karen L., Hupp, Joseph T., & Mirkin, Chad A. Porosity tuning of carborane-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) via coordination chemistry and ligand design.. United States. doi:10.1016/j.ica.2010.08.007.
Spokoyny, Alexander M., Farha, Omar K., Mulfort, Karen L., Hupp, Joseph T., and Mirkin, Chad A. . "Porosity tuning of carborane-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) via coordination chemistry and ligand design.". United States. doi:10.1016/j.ica.2010.08.007.
@article{osti_1065487,
title = {Porosity tuning of carborane-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) via coordination chemistry and ligand design.},
author = {Spokoyny, Alexander M. and Farha, Omar K. and Mulfort, Karen L. and Hupp, Joseph T. and Mirkin, Chad A.},
abstractNote = {Two new metal–organic framework (MOF) materials based on boron-rich cluster struts (p-carborane) are reported herein. Cu(I) catalyzed coupling chemistry was used to synthesize carboxylate-based ligands, which are substantially longer than the previously studied dicarboxylated p-carborane, leading to structures with greater porosity. Solvothermal syntheses involving these ligands and Zn salts were used to prepare two new Zn(II)-based MOFs with 2D and 3D open framework structures. Upon thermal activation, these MOFs retain the chemical identity of their frameworks, leading to highly porous materials.},
doi = {10.1016/j.ica.2010.08.007},
journal = {Inorg. Chim. Acta},
number = 1,
volume = 364 (1),
place = {United States},
year = {},
month = {}
}