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Title: A single crystalline porphyrinic titanium metal–organic framework

We successfully assembled the photocatalytic titanium-oxo cluster and photosensitizing porphyrinic linker into a metal–organic framework (MOF), namely PCN-22. A preformed titanium-oxo carboxylate cluster is adopted as the starting material to judiciously control the MOF growth process to afford single crystals. This synthetic method is useful to obtain highly crystalline titanium MOFs, which has been a daunting challenge in this field. Moreover, PCN-22 demonstrated permanent porosity and photocatalytic activities toward alcohol oxidation.
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  1. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (United States). Dept. of Chemistry.
  2. Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, CA (United States). Advanced Light Source.
  3. Heriot-Watt Univ., Riccarton, Edinburgh (United Kingdom). Inst. of Chemical Sciences.
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0001015; AC02-05CH11231; AR0000249; N000141310753; A-1725
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Chemical Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 2041-6520
Royal Society of Chemistry
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
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