Metallation of Open Frameworks

Tech ID: 19338 / UC Case 2009-679-0


Current one-pot syntheses of MOFs and ZIFs are limited in the types of metals that can be utilized in the open frameworks. This invention provides the methodology for introducing any metal into the open framework paving the way for these materials to be used in gas storage and separation, chemical and biological sensing, molecular reorganization, and catalysts.

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Country Type Number Dated Case
United States Of America Published Application 20120259117 10/11/2012 2009-679

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  • Deng, Hexiang
  • Doonan, Christian J.
  • Morris, William
  • Wang, Bo
  • Yaghi, Omar M.

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