Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation for the Discovery of New Extended Solids


  • This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Beckman Foundation. A.L.G. was a fellow of the NSF-sponsored IGERT program for Molecularly Designed Electronic, Photonic, and Nanostructured Materials at the University of Michigan.


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Promoting diversity: Polymer-induced heteronucleation provides kinetic access to three new metal–organic frameworks derived from dicarboxylic acid linkers (see structures). This method is useful as a general approach for discovering extended solids with new topologies that are inaccessible by traditional methods.