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Microwave Synthesis of Chromium Terephthalate MIL-101 and Its Benzene Sorption Ability


  • This work was supported by KRICT through the Institutional Research Program. The authors thank Dr. Y. K. Hwang for helpful discussions and Dr. D. Y. Hong and Ms. H. K. Kim for adsorption experiments. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.


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The chromium terephthalate MIL-101 has been prepared rapidly and efficiently by using microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis. The resulting material exhibits giant pores and very large surface areas and demonstrates a huge, rapid adsorption of benzene in both vapor (see figure) and liquid phases.

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