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Detection of an explosive simulant via electrical impedance spectroscopy utilizing the UiO-66-NH2 metal–organic framework

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Abstract

Electrical impedance spectroscopy, in conjunction with the metal–organic framework (MOF) UiO-66-NH2, is used to detect trace levels of the explosive simulant 2,6-dinitrotoluene. The combination of porosity and functionality of the MOF provides an effective dielectric structure, resulting in changes of impedance magnitude and phase angle. The promising data indicate that MOFs may be used in low-cost, robust explosive detection devices.

Graphical abstract: Detection of an explosive simulant via electrical impedance spectroscopy utilizing the UiO-66-NH2 metal–organic framework

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The article was received on 08 Sep 2016, accepted on 15 Oct 2016 and first published on 17 Oct 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03504C
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2016,45, 17113-17116
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    Detection of an explosive simulant via electrical impedance spectroscopy utilizing the UiO-66-NH2 metal–organic framework

    G. W. Peterson, M. McEntee, C. R. Harris, A. D. Klevitch, A. W. Fountain, J. R. Soliz, A. Balboa and A. J. Hauser, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 17113
    DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03504C

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