Mesoscopic architectures of porous coordination polymers fabricated by pseudomorphic replication.

@article{Reboul2012MesoscopicAO,
  title={Mesoscopic architectures of porous coordination polymers fabricated by pseudomorphic replication.},
  author={Julien Reboul and Shuhei Furukawa and Nao Horike and Manuel Tsotsalas and Kenji Hirai and Hiromitsu Uehara and Mio Kondo and Nicolas Louvain and Osami Sakata and Susumu Kitagawa},
  journal={Nature materials},
  year={2012},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={
          717-23
        }
}
The spatial organization of porous coordination polymer (PCP) crystals into higher-order structures is critical for their integration into separation systems, heterogeneous catalysts, ion/electron transport and photonic devices. Here, we demonstrate a rapid method to spatially control the nucleation site, leading to the formation of mesoscopic architecture made of PCPs, in both two and three dimensions. Inspired by geological processes, this method relies on the morphological replacement of a… 

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