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Incorporation of chemical functionalities in the framework of mesoporous silica

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Abstract

Mesoporous silica, which shows well-defined pore systems, tunable pore diameters (2–30 nm), narrow pore size distributions and high surface areas (>600 m2 g−1), is frequently modified using different methodologies (including in situ and post-synthetic strategies) to introduce various chemical functionalities useful in applications like catalysis, separation, drug delivery, and sensing. This contribution aims to provide a critical overview of the various strategies to incorporate chemical functionalities in mesoporous silica highlighting the advantages of the in situ methods based on the bottom-up construction of mesoporous silica containing various chemical functionalities in its structure.

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The article was received on 21 Feb 2011, accepted on 21 Apr 2011 and first published on 18 May 2011


Article type: Feature Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11016K
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 9024-9035

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    Incorporation of chemical functionalities in the framework of mesoporous silica

    N. Linares, E. Serrano, M. Rico, A. Mariana Balu, E. Losada, R. Luque and J. García-Martínez, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 9024
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11016K

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