A metal−organic framework with a covalently prefabricated porous organic linker

Shashikala I. Swamy, John Bacsa, James T. A. Jones, Kyriakos C. Stylianou, Alexander Steiner, Lyndsey K. Ritchie, Tom Hasell, Jamie A. Gould, Andrea Laybourn, Yaroslav Z. Khimyak, Dave J. Adams, Matthew J. Rosseinsky, Andrew I. Cooper

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We report here the synthesis of a metal-organic framework comprising an organic cage linker with covalently prefabricated, intrinsic porosity. The network can be compared to a porous rock salt structure where the pores are partially filled by charge-balancing cations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12773-12775
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number37
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2010

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