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The effect of amorphization on the molecular motion of the 2-methylimidazolate linkers in ZIF-8

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Abstract

We investigated the effect of amorphization on the mobility of the 2-methylimidazolate linkers in ZIF-8. Solid-state 2H NMR studies revealed that amorphization significantly affects the mobility of the linkers, including the rotational angle and speed. Furthermore, a new intermediate librational mode appeared in amorphous ZIF-8.

Graphical abstract: The effect of amorphization on the molecular motion of the 2-methylimidazolate linkers in ZIF-8

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The article was received on 06 Apr 2019, accepted on 26 Apr 2019 and first published on 02 May 2019


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02673H
Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 5906-5909

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    The effect of amorphization on the molecular motion of the 2-methylimidazolate linkers in ZIF-8

    N. Ogiwara, D. I. Kolokolov, M. Donoshita, H. Kobayashi, S. Horike, A. G. Stepanov and H. Kitagawa, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 5906
    DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02673H

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