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Modulation of the mechanical energy storage performance of the MIL-47(VIV) metal organic framework by ligand functionalization

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Abstract

The functionalization of the metal–organic framework MIL-47(VIV) with ligands bearing bulky functional groups (–Br or –CF3) has been envisaged as a possible route to enhance the mechanical energy storage performances of this family of hybrid porous materials. This exploratory work was carried out by coupling advanced experimental techniques (mercury intrusion and X-ray powder diffraction) supported by density functional theory calculations. MIL-47(VIV)-BDC-CF3 was demonstrated to be one of the most promising porous materials for mechanical energy-related applications with performance in terms of work energy which surpasses that of any porous solids reported so far.

Graphical abstract: Modulation of the mechanical energy storage performance of the MIL-47(VIV) metal organic framework by ligand functionalization

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The article was received on 22 Oct 2018, accepted on 07 Dec 2018 and first published on 07 Dec 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8DT04214D
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2019, Advance Article
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    Modulation of the mechanical energy storage performance of the MIL-47(VIV) metal organic framework by ligand functionalization

    P. G. Yot, M. Wahiduzzaman, E. Elkaim, P. Fertey, P. Fabry, C. Serre and G. Maurin, Dalton Trans., 2019, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C8DT04214D

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