Hybrid inorganic–organic materials: a new family in condensed matter physics

  title={Hybrid inorganic–organic materials: a new family in condensed matter physics},
  author={C. N. R. Rao and A. K. Cheetham and A. Thirumurugan},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter},
We review some recent trends in an emerging field at the interface between classical inorganic and organic materials. Hybrid inorganic–organic framework materials are crystalline systems in which both inorganic and organic structural elements co-exist within a single phase. Much of the focus in this area during the last few years has been on porous hybrid frameworks, which are of interest for potential applications in catalysis, separations and sensors. The primary focus of our overview is on… 

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