Ultrahigh Porosity in Metal-Organic Frameworks

  title={Ultrahigh Porosity in Metal-Organic Frameworks},
  author={Hiroyasu Furukawa and Nakeun Ko and Yong Bok Go and Naoki Aratani and Sang Beom Choi and Eunwoo Choi and A. Ozgur Yazaydin and Randall Q. Snurr and Michael O'Keeffe and Jaheon Kim and Omar M. Yaghi},
  pages={424 - 428}
Network Approaches to Highly Porous Materials Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), in which inorganic centers are bridged by organic linkers, can achieve very high porosity for gas absorption. However, as the materials develop larger void spaces, there is also more room for growing interpenetrating networks—filling the open spaces not with gas molecules but with more MOFs. Furukawa et al. (p. 424, published online 1 July) describe the synthesis of a MOF in which zinc centers are bridged with long… 

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