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Facile synthesis of a water stable 3D Eu-MOF showing high proton conductivity and its application as a sensitive luminescent sensor for Cu2+ ions

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Abstract

The development of cost-effective proton-conducting materials with high conductivity and water stability is currently of great interest in fuel-cell technology. By using a simple aqueous solution method, a water stable 3D Eu-MOF material, [Me2NH2][Eu(ox)2(H2O)]·3H2O (1), can be easily synthesized from oxalic acid (H2ox) and Eu(NO3)3·6H2O on a large scale. 1 possesses a dia net topology and an extensive hydrogen-bonded network consisting of dimethyl ammonium and water molecules in 1D channels. 1 shows a high proton conductivity of 2.73 × 10−3 S cm−1 at 55 °C and 95% relative humidity, and it is used as a sensitive luminescent sensor for Cu2+ ions in aqueous solutions.

Graphical abstract: Facile synthesis of a water stable 3D Eu-MOF showing high proton conductivity and its application as a sensitive luminescent sensor for Cu2+ ions

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The article was received on 08 Aug 2016, accepted on 15 Sep 2016 and first published on 19 Sep 2016


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C6TA06792A
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016,4, 16484-16489
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    Facile synthesis of a water stable 3D Eu-MOF showing high proton conductivity and its application as a sensitive luminescent sensor for Cu2+ ions

    X. Wang, T. Qin, S. Bao, Y. Zhang, X. Shen, L. Zheng and D. Zhu, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 16484
    DOI: 10.1039/C6TA06792A

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