Jump to main content
Jump to site search
Access to RSC content Close the message box

Continue to access RSC content when you are not at your institution. Follow our step-by-step guide.

Issue 10, 2016
Previous Article Next Article

High volumetric uptake of ammonia using Cu-MOF-74/Cu-CPO-27

Author affiliations


Cu-MOF-74 (also known as Cu-CPO-27) was identified as a sorbent having one of the highest densities of Cu(II) sites per unit volume. Given that Cu(II) in the framework can be thermally activated to yield a five-coordinate Cu(II) species, we identified this MOF as a potential candidate for maximal volumetric uptake of ammonia. To that end, the kinetic breakthrough of ammonia in Cu-MOF-74/Cu-CPO-27 was examined under both dry and humid conditions. Under dry conditions the MOF exhibited a respectable performance (2.6 vs. 2.9 NH3 per nm3 for the current record holder HKUST-1), and under 80% relative humidity, the MOF outperformed HKUST-1 (5.9 vs. 3.9 NH3 per nm3, respectively).

Graphical abstract: High volumetric uptake of ammonia using Cu-MOF-74/Cu-CPO-27

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Article information

04 Sep 2015
24 Sep 2015
First published
24 Sep 2015

Dalton Trans., 2016,45, 4150-4153
Article type
Author version available

High volumetric uptake of ammonia using Cu-MOF-74/Cu-CPO-27

M. J. Katz, A. J. Howarth, P. Z. Moghadam, J. B. DeCoste, R. Q. Snurr, J. T. Hupp and O. K. Farha, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 4150
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT03436A

Social activity

Search articles by author