Functional Organic Analogues of Zeolites Based on Metal–Organic Coordination Frameworks

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  • Priv.-Doz. Dr. Christoph Janiak

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    1. Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie der Universität, Albertstrasse 21, D-79104 Freiburg (Germany), Fax: Int. code +(761) 203-6147, e-mail: janiak@ruf.uni-freiburg.de
    • Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie der Universität, Albertstrasse 21, D-79104 Freiburg (Germany), Fax: Int. code +(761) 203-6147, e-mail: janiak@ruf.uni-freiburg.de
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  • We thank the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, and the Graduiertenkolleg “Synthetische, mechanistische und reaktionstechnische Aspekte von Metallkatalysatoren” at the TU Berlin for financial support.

  • Dedicated to Professor Roald Hoffmann on the occasion of his 60th birthday

Abstract

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New host–guest chemistry: Porous organic frameworks that enable reversible guest inclusion within their stable host framework (shown schematically below) are called organic zeolite analogues. They promise a new range of applications, for example as molecular sieves.

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