Evaluation of synthetic methods for microporous metal–organic frameworks exemplified by the competitive formation of [Cu2(btc)3(H2O)3] and [Cu2(btc)(OH)(H2O)]

  title={Evaluation of synthetic methods for microporous metal–organic frameworks exemplified by the competitive formation of [Cu2(btc)3(H2O)3] and [Cu2(btc)(OH)(H2O)]},
  author={Maik Schlesinger and Steffen Schulze and Michael Hietschold and Michael Mehring},
  journal={Microporous and Mesoporous Materials},
Six different synthetic methods (solvothermal, microwave-assisted, atmospheric pressure and reflux, ultrasonic and mechanochemical conditions) for the metal–organic framework [Cu3(btc)2(H2O)3] (btc = benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylate) were compared. The advantages and disadvantages of the various synthetic methods were discussed including the influence of different solvents and reaction conditions on product formation, microporosity and crystallisation. Therefore, pressure and temperature for the… Expand
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