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Title: Reticular exploration of uranium-based metal—organic frameworks with hexacarboxylate building units

Abstract

We report that the rational reticular design of metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) from building units of known geometries is essential for enriching the diversity of MOF structures. Unexpected and intriguing structures, however, can also arise from subtle changes in the rigidity/length of organic linkers and/or synthetic conditions. Herein, we report three uranium-based MOF structures—i.e., NU-135X (X = 0, 1, 2)—synthesized from trigonal planar uranyl nodes and triptycene-based hexacarboxylate ligands with variable arm lengths. A new chiral 3,6-connected nuc net was observed in NU-1350, while the extended versions of the ligand led to 3-fold catenated MOFs (NU-1351 and NU-1352) with rare 3,6-connected cml-c3 nets. Lastly, the differences in the topology of NU-1350 and NU-1351/NU-1352 could be attributed to the slight distortions of the shorter linker in the former from the ideal trigonal prism geometry to an octahedral geometry when coordinated to the trigonal planar uranyl nodes.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [1]
  1. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
  2. Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ (United States)
  3. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States); Tianjin Univ. (China); Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW (Australia)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1603949
Grant/Contract Number:  
NA0003763; DMR-1720139; CHE-1048773; DMR-0521267
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nano Research
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Nano Research; Journal ID: ISSN 1998-0124
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; reticular chemistry; uranium-based MOFs; hexacarboxylate; 3,6-connected net; catenation; actinide

Citation Formats

Chen, Zhijie, Li, Penghao, Zhang, Xuan, Mian, Mohammad Rasel, Wang, Xingjie, Li, Peng, Liu, Zhichang, O’Keeffe, Michael, Stoddart, J. Fraser, and Farha, Omar K. Reticular exploration of uranium-based metal—organic frameworks with hexacarboxylate building units. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1007/s12274-020-2690-3.
Chen, Zhijie, Li, Penghao, Zhang, Xuan, Mian, Mohammad Rasel, Wang, Xingjie, Li, Peng, Liu, Zhichang, O’Keeffe, Michael, Stoddart, J. Fraser, & Farha, Omar K. Reticular exploration of uranium-based metal—organic frameworks with hexacarboxylate building units. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s12274-020-2690-3
Chen, Zhijie, Li, Penghao, Zhang, Xuan, Mian, Mohammad Rasel, Wang, Xingjie, Li, Peng, Liu, Zhichang, O’Keeffe, Michael, Stoddart, J. Fraser, and Farha, Omar K. Fri . "Reticular exploration of uranium-based metal—organic frameworks with hexacarboxylate building units". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s12274-020-2690-3. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1603949.
@article{osti_1603949,
title = {Reticular exploration of uranium-based metal—organic frameworks with hexacarboxylate building units},
author = {Chen, Zhijie and Li, Penghao and Zhang, Xuan and Mian, Mohammad Rasel and Wang, Xingjie and Li, Peng and Liu, Zhichang and O’Keeffe, Michael and Stoddart, J. Fraser and Farha, Omar K.},
abstractNote = {We report that the rational reticular design of metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) from building units of known geometries is essential for enriching the diversity of MOF structures. Unexpected and intriguing structures, however, can also arise from subtle changes in the rigidity/length of organic linkers and/or synthetic conditions. Herein, we report three uranium-based MOF structures—i.e., NU-135X (X = 0, 1, 2)—synthesized from trigonal planar uranyl nodes and triptycene-based hexacarboxylate ligands with variable arm lengths. A new chiral 3,6-connected nuc net was observed in NU-1350, while the extended versions of the ligand led to 3-fold catenated MOFs (NU-1351 and NU-1352) with rare 3,6-connected cml-c3 nets. Lastly, the differences in the topology of NU-1350 and NU-1351/NU-1352 could be attributed to the slight distortions of the shorter linker in the former from the ideal trigonal prism geometry to an octahedral geometry when coordinated to the trigonal planar uranyl nodes.},
doi = {10.1007/s12274-020-2690-3},
journal = {Nano Research},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {2}
}

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