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Issue 40, 2015
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Separation of polar compounds using a flexible metal–organic framework

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Abstract

A flexible metal–organic framework constructed from a flexible linker is shown to possess the capability of separating mixtures of polar compounds (propanol isomers) by exploiting the differences in the saturation capacities of the constituents. Transient breakthrough simulations show that these sorption-based separations are in favor of the component with higher saturation capacity.

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The article was received on 06 Jan 2015, accepted on 19 Feb 2015 and first published on 27 Feb 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00113G
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 8421-8424
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    Separation of polar compounds using a flexible metal–organic framework

    R. K. Motkuri, P. K. Thallapally, H. V. R. Annapureddy, L. X. Dang, R. Krishna, S. K. Nune, C. A. Fernandez, J. Liu and B. P. McGrail, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 8421
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00113G

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