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Themed collection Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)

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Editorial

Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs)

Guest editors Hong-Cai “Joe” Zhou and Susumu Kitagawa introduce the Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs) themed issue of Chemical Society Reviews.

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Open Access Review Article

Beyond post-synthesis modification: evolution of metal–organic frameworks via building block replacement

Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) are hybrid porous materials with many potential applications, which intimately depend on the presence of chemical functionality either at the organic linkers and/or at the metal nodes.

Graphical abstract: Beyond post-synthesis modification: evolution of metal–organic frameworks via building block replacement
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Review Article

Metal–organic framework membranes: from synthesis to separation application

This review provides current techniques for the fabrication of MOF membranes and separation applications of diverse MOF membranes.

Graphical abstract: Metal–organic framework membranes: from synthesis to separation application
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Review Article

Single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies on structural transformations of porous coordination polymers

This review gives a brief overview of single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies and single-crystal to single-crystal transformations of porous coordination polymers.

Graphical abstract: Single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies on structural transformations of porous coordination polymers
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Review Article

Methane storage in metal–organic frameworks

Porous metal–organic frameworks have been emerging as very promising materials for methane (natural gas) storage.

Graphical abstract: Methane storage in metal–organic frameworks
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Tutorial Review

Supramolecular templating of hierarchically porous metal–organic frameworks

This tutorial review summarises recent advances in the soft templating of metal–organic frameworks with hierarchical porosity across the micro- and mesoporous regimes.

Graphical abstract: Supramolecular templating of hierarchically porous metal–organic frameworks
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Open Access Review Article

Flexible metal–organic frameworks

Flexible metal–organic frameworks are state-of-the-art materials and their tailor made synthesis, in situ analysis and possible applications have gained wide attention in the scientific community.

Graphical abstract: Flexible metal–organic frameworks
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Tutorial Review

Template-directed synthesis of metal–organic materials

This tutorial review details the emergence of template-directed synthesis of metal–organic materials (MOMs) with emphasis upon reports of MOMs in which the template is retained, template@MOMs, and structurally characterized.

Graphical abstract: Template-directed synthesis of metal–organic materials
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Review Article

Substitution reactions in metal–organic frameworks and metal–organic polyhedra

This review summarizes the advances in the study of substitution reactions in metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) and metal–organic polyhedra (MOPs).

Graphical abstract: Substitution reactions in metal–organic frameworks and metal–organic polyhedra
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Review Article

Tuning the structure and function of metal–organic frameworks via linker design

Advances in metal–organic frameworks are highlighted with an emphasis on tuning the structure and function via linker design.

Graphical abstract: Tuning the structure and function of metal–organic frameworks via linker design
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Open Access Review Article

A supermolecular building approach for the design and construction of metal–organic frameworks

A toolbox for the design of made-to-order MOFs: Pinpointing the rationale and benefits of the Supermolecular Building Block (SBB) and Supermolecular Building Layer (SBL) approaches.

Graphical abstract: A supermolecular building approach for the design and construction of metal–organic frameworks
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Review Article

Metal–metalloporphyrin frameworks: a resurging class of functional materials

This review presents comprehensively recent progress in metal–metalloporphyrin frameworks with an emphasis on versatile functionalities.

Graphical abstract: Metal–metalloporphyrin frameworks: a resurging class of functional materials
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Review Article

Post-synthetic metalation of metal–organic frameworks

Post-synthetic metalation (PSMet) offers expansive scope for a targeted approach to tailoring the properties of MOFs.

Graphical abstract: Post-synthetic metalation of metal–organic frameworks
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Review Article

Multifunctional metal–organic frameworks constructed from meta-benzenedicarboxylate units

meta-Benzenedicarboxylate units have led to a large number of multifunctional metal–organic frameworks.

Graphical abstract: Multifunctional metal–organic frameworks constructed from meta-benzenedicarboxylate units
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Review Article

Metal–organic frameworks for artificial photosynthesis and photocatalysis

This article reviews the latest progress in light-harvesting, organic photocatalysis, proton and CO2 reduction, and water oxidation using MOFs.

Graphical abstract: Metal–organic frameworks for artificial photosynthesis and photocatalysis
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Open Access Tutorial Review

Cation exchange at the secondary building units of metal–organic frameworks

This review examines the governing factors of cation exchange at the secondary building units of MOFs and reviews its applications.

Graphical abstract: Cation exchange at the secondary building units of metal–organic frameworks
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Review Article

Structuring of metal–organic frameworks at the mesoscopic/macroscopic scale

This review conceptually categorizes the available synthetic methodologies for structuring of MOFs in the mesoscopic and macroscopic scales.

Graphical abstract: Structuring of metal–organic frameworks at the mesoscopic/macroscopic scale
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Review Article

High valence 3p and transition metal based MOFs

This article focuses on high valence 3p and transition metal based metal organic frameworks.

Graphical abstract: High valence 3p and transition metal based MOFs
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Review Article

Water adsorption in MOFs: fundamentals and applications

MOF and water, friend or enemy?

Graphical abstract: Water adsorption in MOFs: fundamentals and applications
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Open Access Review Article

Adsorptive separation on metal–organic frameworks in the liquid phase

While much attention of the MOF community has been devoted to adsorption and purification of gases, there is now also a vast body of data on the capability of MOFs to separate and purify liquid mixtures.

Graphical abstract: Adsorptive separation on metal–organic frameworks in the liquid phase
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Review Article

Luminescent metal–organic frameworks for chemical sensing and explosive detection

This review provides an update on the photoluminescence properties of LMOFs and their utility in chemical sensing and explosive detection.

Graphical abstract: Luminescent metal–organic frameworks for chemical sensing and explosive detection
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Open Access Review Article

MOF positioning technology and device fabrication

Methods for permanent localisation, dynamic localisation and spatial control of functional materials within MOF crystals are critical for the development of miniaturised MOF-based devices for a number of technological applications.

Graphical abstract: MOF positioning technology and device fabrication
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Review Article

MOFs as proton conductors – challenges and opportunities

Recent developments in the field of proton-conducting MOFs are reviewed, with a special focus on the design strategies and structural characteristics of the best performers in the low temperature (<100 °C) and the high-temperature (>100 °C) regimes.

Graphical abstract: MOFs as proton conductors – challenges and opportunities
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Review Article

Metal–organic framework composites

This review focuses on the recent progress in designing and fabricating metal–organic framework (MOF) composites for diverse functional applications.

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Review Article

Metal–organic frameworks as solid catalysts for the synthesis of nitrogen-containing heterocycles

This Critical Review summarizes the recent developments in the use of metal–organic frameworks as catalysts for the synthesis of nitrogen-containing heterocycles.

Graphical abstract: Metal–organic frameworks as solid catalysts for the synthesis of nitrogen-containing heterocycles
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Review Article

MOF-based electronic and opto-electronic devices

Emergent properties resulting from the ordered structure and synthetic versatility of nanoporous metal–organic frameworks offer exciting possibilities for electronic devices.

Graphical abstract: MOF-based electronic and opto-electronic devices
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Open Access Tutorial Review

Toxic gas removal – metal–organic frameworks for the capture and degradation of toxic gases and vapours

The adsorptive and catalytic properties of metal–organic frameworks are advantageous for the capture, sensing and degradation of harmful gases and vapors.

Graphical abstract: Toxic gas removal – metal–organic frameworks for the capture and degradation of toxic gases and vapours
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Review Article

Applications of metal–organic frameworks in heterogeneous supramolecular catalysis

The contributions of MOFs to the field of heterogeneous supramolecular catalysis are comprehensively reviewed with regard to active sites, selectivity, as well as host–guest chemistry.

Graphical abstract: Applications of metal–organic frameworks in heterogeneous supramolecular catalysis
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Review Article

Polyoxometalate based open-frameworks (POM-OFs)

Polyoxometalate-based open frameworks (POM-OFs) are extended architectures incorporating metal-oxide cluster units and comprise an emergent family of materials with a large diversity of topologies, structural flexibility and functionality at the nanoscale.

Graphical abstract: Polyoxometalate based open-frameworks (POM-OFs)
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Review Article

Metal–organic frameworks based on flexible ligands (FL-MOFs): structures and applications

This review presents the recent developments on FL-MOFs, including their structures and applications in gas adsorption, catalysis and proton conduction.

Graphical abstract: Metal–organic frameworks based on flexible ligands (FL-MOFs): structures and applications
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Open Access Review Article

Zeolite-like metal–organic frameworks (ZMOFs): design, synthesis, and properties

Illustration of various strategies for the construction of zeolite-like metal–organic frameworks (ZMOFs) based on vertex decoration and/or edge-expansion.

Graphical abstract: Zeolite-like metal–organic frameworks (ZMOFs): design, synthesis, and properties
From the themed collection: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Review Article

High-throughput computational screening of metal–organic frameworks

High-throughput computational screening of MOFs allows identification of promising candidates, new structure–property relationships, and performance limits.

Graphical abstract: High-throughput computational screening of metal–organic frameworks
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About this collection

Chemical Society Reviews is delighted to present its themed issue on Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs), guest edited by Susumu Kitagawa and Hong-Cai “Joe” Zhou. This issue is published in follow-up to the prominent 2009 Chemical Society Reviews themed issue on MOFs (Editors: Jeffrey R. Long and Omar M. Yaghi). New articles will be added to this collection as they are published.

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