Advanced Materials

Tailoring Microporosity in Covalent Organic Frameworks

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  • Financial support for this work was provided by the National Science Foundation (CHE-0415553, CHE-0718877). We also acknowledge Profs. Thomas Vogt and Hans Conrad zur Loye for helpful discussions. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.

Abstract

The microporosity of covalent organic frameworks (COFs) is tailored using a facile synthetic approach that introduces alkyl functionalities into the pore and generates networks with pore diameters between 1–2 nm. The added substituents significantly alter the host-guest properties of the resulting materials.

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