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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/11157

Title: Construction of Multidimensional Metal-organic Framework via Self-assembly Approach: the Harvest of Interesting Molecular Textures
Authors: Nguyen Pham, Bich Tram
Advisor: Song, Datong
Department: Chemistry
Keywords: metal-organic framework
self-assembly
luminescence
host-guest system
coordination polymer
molecular textures
multidimensional framework
Issue Date: 30-Jul-2008
Abstract: Metal organic framework (MOF) has emerged as a new class of porous, thermally stable material which has attracted great attention due to their wide applications in gas storage, separation, catalysis etc. Self-assembly is the operative mechanism of MOFs syntheses; however, the control of MOF self-assembly is still a challenge in the construction of predetermined, structurally well-defined MOFs. The goal of the research is to arrive at multidimensional, highly porous and functional MOFs via hierarchical assembly of smaller molecular building blocks and, at the same time, to examine the possibilities for different interesting molecular textures. This goal is to be accomplished by the knowledge of ligand coordination mode, and geometry as well as logical choices of ligands and metals from which the MOFs are to be constructed from. Preparations of novel frameworks as well as other interesting molecular architectures are highlighted with their structures characterized.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/11157
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