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Title: Guest molecules as a design element for metal–organic frameworks

Abstract

The well-known synthetic versatility of MOFs is rooted in the ability to predict the metal ion coordination geometry and the vast possibilities to use organic chemistry to modify the linker groups. However, the use of “non-innocent” guest molecules as a component of framework design has been largely ignored. Nevertheless, recent reports show that the presence of guest molecules can have dramatic effects, even when these are seemingly innocuous species such as water or polar solvents. Advantages of using guests to impart new properties to MOFs include the relative ease of introducing new functionalities, the ability to modify the properties material at will by removing the guest or inserting different ones, and avoidance of the difficulties associated with synthesizing new frameworks, which can be challenging even when the basic topology remains constant. In this article we describe the “Guest@MOF” concept and provide examples illustrating its potential as a new MOF design element.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
  2. Technische Univ. of Munich (Germany)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1338337
Report Number(s):
SAND-2016-10196J
Journal ID: ISSN 0883-7694; applab; PII: S088376941600244X; TRN: US1701283
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
MRS Bulletin
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 41; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 0883-7694
Publisher:
Materials Research Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Porosity; electrical properties; ferroelectric; luminescence; magnetic properties

Citation Formats

Allendorf, Mark D., Medishetty, Raghavender, and Fischer, Roland A. Guest molecules as a design element for metal–organic frameworks. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1557/mrs.2016.244.
Allendorf, Mark D., Medishetty, Raghavender, & Fischer, Roland A. Guest molecules as a design element for metal–organic frameworks. United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2016.244.
Allendorf, Mark D., Medishetty, Raghavender, and Fischer, Roland A. Mon . "Guest molecules as a design element for metal–organic frameworks". United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2016.244. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1338337.
@article{osti_1338337,
title = {Guest molecules as a design element for metal–organic frameworks},
author = {Allendorf, Mark D. and Medishetty, Raghavender and Fischer, Roland A.},
abstractNote = {The well-known synthetic versatility of MOFs is rooted in the ability to predict the metal ion coordination geometry and the vast possibilities to use organic chemistry to modify the linker groups. However, the use of “non-innocent” guest molecules as a component of framework design has been largely ignored. Nevertheless, recent reports show that the presence of guest molecules can have dramatic effects, even when these are seemingly innocuous species such as water or polar solvents. Advantages of using guests to impart new properties to MOFs include the relative ease of introducing new functionalities, the ability to modify the properties material at will by removing the guest or inserting different ones, and avoidance of the difficulties associated with synthesizing new frameworks, which can be challenging even when the basic topology remains constant. In this article we describe the “Guest@MOF” concept and provide examples illustrating its potential as a new MOF design element.},
doi = {10.1557/mrs.2016.244},
journal = {MRS Bulletin},
number = 11,
volume = 41,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {11}
}

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