Scalable Continuous Flow Metal–Organic Framework (MOF) Synthesis Using Supercritical CO2

  title={Scalable Continuous Flow Metal–Organic Framework (MOF) Synthesis Using Supercritical CO2},
  author={Elizabeth G Rasmussen and John C. Kramlich and Igor V. Novosselov},
  journal={ACS Sustainable Chemistry \& Engineering},
The high surface areas and tunable porous structures of Metal–Organic Framework (MOF) materials offer desirable capabilities in a wide range of applications. One challenge to the widespread use of ... 
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