Rapid room-temperature synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate frameworks by using mechanochemistry

Patrick J. Beldon, Laszlo Fabian, Robin S. Stein, A. Thirumurugan, Anthony K. Cheetham, Tomislav Friščić

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Freshly ground: Improved mechanochemical methodologies, such as liquid-assisted grinding and ion- and liquid-assisted grinding enable the rapid and topologically selective synthesis of porous and nonporous zeolitic imidazolate frameworks with diverse topologies, at room temperature and directly from zinc oxide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9640-9643
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie-International Edition
Issue number50
Publication statusPublished - 12 Nov 2010

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