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Study of the mechanochemical formation and resulting properties of an archetypal MOF: Cu3(BTC)2 (BTC = 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate)

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Abstract

A study of MOF formation by grinding together solid reactants in a ball mill reveals interesting aspects of morphology and reactivity; the product could also be activated to exhibit appreciable surface area (>1300 m2 g−1) although washing with solvent was required.

Graphical abstract: Study of the mechanochemical formation and resulting properties of an archetypal MOF: Cu3(BTC)2 (BTC = 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate)

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Submitted
02 Aug 2010
Accepted
19 Aug 2010
First published
13 Sep 2010

CrystEngComm, 2010,12, 4063-4065
Article type
Communication

Study of the mechanochemical formation and resulting properties of an archetypal MOF: Cu3(BTC)2 (BTC = 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate)

W. Yuan, A. L. Garay, A. Pichon, R. Clowes, C. D. Wood, A. I. Cooper and S. L. James, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 4063
DOI: 10.1039/C0CE00486C

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