Design and synthesis of an exceptionally stable and highly porous metal-organic framework

@article{Li1999DesignAS,
  title={Design and synthesis of an exceptionally stable and highly porous metal-organic framework},
  author={Hailian Li and Mohamed Eddaoudi and Michael O'Keeffe and Omar M. Yaghi},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={402},
  pages={276-279}
}
Open metal–organic frameworks are widely regarded as promising materials for applications in catalysis, separation, gas storage and molecular recognition. Compared to conventionally used microporous inorganic materials such as zeolites, these organic structures have the potential for more flexible rational design, through control of the architecture and functionalization of the pores. So far, the inability of these open frameworks to support permanent porosity and to avoid collapsing in the… 

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