Loading-dependent water effects on the structural properties of water stable MOFs


According to a team of American and Dutch researchers, the structure of water-stable Metal-Organic Frameworks is less static than it might appear. In the current edition of Nature Chemistry, they report the use of in situ experiments and computational methods to investigate hydrolytic MOF stability. They explain their observations by means of a dynamic structural […]

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Negative thermal expansion design strategies in metal-organic frameworks


In a study just published in the renowned journal Advanced Functional Materials, a team of American and Dutch researchers present design strategies for adjusting the thermal expansion behaviour of microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs). In particular, the ability to realise negative thermal expansion coefficients is of great relevance to the potential application of MOFs – for […]

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