Azulene based metal-organic frameworks for strong adsorption of H 2

Samir Barman, Hiroyasu Furukawa*, Olivier Blacque, Koushik Venkatesan, Omar M. Yaghi, Heinz Berke

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Abstract

Two Zn MOFs, MOF-645 and MOF-646, comprised of polarized 1,3-azulenedicarboxylate were synthesized. The guest free MOF-646 showed strong MOF-H2 interactions (7.8-6.8 kJ mol-1), which revealed the significant impact of internally polarized azulene backbone to stabilized H2 molecules in the framework.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7981-7983
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes

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