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Synthesis of ZIF-67 nanocubes with complex structures co-mediated by dopamine and polyoxometalate

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Abstract

Construction of metal–organic frameworks with sophisticated nanostructures remains a considerable challenge. Herein, we report the rational design and synthesis of ZIF-67 nanoscaffolds and defected nanocubes co-mediated by dopamine and polyoxometalate. The formation of these sophisticated ZIF-67 nanostructures is achieved through the protection of dopamine and etching of polyoxometalate. As a demonstration, we have converted the ZIF-67 nanoscaffolds incorporated with molybdenum into carbon-coated cobalt–molybdenum mixed selenides (denoted as CoMoSe@C nanoscaffolds) with little alteration in the structure by reacting the ZIF-67 nanoscaffolds with selenium powder at high temperature. Benefiting from their unique structural merits, the CoMoSe@C nanoscaffolds exhibit enhanced lithium storage properties in terms of good cycling performance and superior rate capability.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of ZIF-67 nanocubes with complex structures co-mediated by dopamine and polyoxometalate

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The article was received on 22 Jul 2018, accepted on 20 Sep 2018 and first published on 24 Sep 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8TA07080F
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018,6, 19338-19341

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    Synthesis of ZIF-67 nanocubes with complex structures co-mediated by dopamine and polyoxometalate

    H. B. Wu, B. Y. Guan, P. He and X. Yu, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 19338
    DOI: 10.1039/C8TA07080F

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