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Title: Ultramicroporous MOF with High Concentration of Vacant CuII Sites
Authors: McCormick, LJ
Duyker, SG
Thornton, AW
Hawes, CS
Hill, MR
Peterson, VK
Batten, SR
Turner, DR
Keywords: METALS
NANOTUBES
CARBON
NEUTRON DIFFRACTION
COPPER
NANOSTRUCTURES
Issue Date: Jul-2015
Publisher: ACS Publications
Citation: McCormick, L. J., Duyker, S. G., Thornton, A. W., Hawes, C. S., Hill, M. R., Peterson, V. K., . . . Turner, D. R. (2014). Ultramicroporous MOF with High Concentration of Vacant CuII Sites. Chemistry of Materials, 26(15), 4640-4646. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm502189c
Abstract: An ultramicroporous metal–organic framework (MOF) is reported that contains 0.35 nm nanotube-like channels with an unprecedented concentration of vacant CuII coordination sites. The nonintersecting, narrow channels in [Cu3(cdm)4] (cdm = C(CN)2(CONH2)−) align in two perpendicular directions, structurally resembling copper-doped carbon nanotubes with CuII embedded in the walls of the channels. The combination of ultramicroporosity with the exposed CuII coordination sites gives size-based selectivity of CO2 over CH4, based on pore-size distribution and modeling. Neutron powder diffraction and molecular dynamics simulations show the close packing of single rows of guests within the tubular nanostructure and interaction of CO2 with the exposed metal sites. © 2014, American Chemical Society.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm502189c
http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/7622
ISSN: 1520-5002
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