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Metal–Organic Frameworks Incorporating Copper-Complexed Rotaxanes

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  • Dr. Ali Coskun,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 (USA)
    2. NanoCentury KAIST Institute and Graduate School of EEWS (WCU), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 373-1 Guseong Dong, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305-701 (Republic of Korea)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this paper.

  • Dr. Mohamad Hmadeh,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 607 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this paper.

  • Gokhan Barin,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 (USA)
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  • Dr. Felipe Gándara,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 607 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA)
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  • Dr. Qiaowei Li,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 607 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA)
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  • Eunwoo Choi,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 607 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA)
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  • Nathan L. Strutt,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 (USA)
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  • Dr. David B. Cordes,

    1. School of Chemistry and Centre for Bimolecular Sciences, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, KY16 9ST (UK)
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  • Prof. Alexandra M. Z. Slawin,

    1. School of Chemistry and Centre for Bimolecular Sciences, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, KY16 9ST (UK)
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  • Prof. J. Fraser Stoddart,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 (USA)
    2. NanoCentury KAIST Institute and Graduate School of EEWS (WCU), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 373-1 Guseong Dong, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305-701 (Republic of Korea)
    • Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 (USA)
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  • Prof. Jean-Pierre Sauvage,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 (USA)
    2. Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, Université de Strasbourg, 8 Allée Gaspard Monge, 67000 Strasbourg (France)
    • Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 (USA)
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  • Prof. Omar M. Yaghi

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 607 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA)
    2. NanoCentury KAIST Institute and Graduate School of EEWS (WCU), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 373-1 Guseong Dong, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305-701 (Republic of Korea)
    • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 607 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA)
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  • This work was supported by both the US Department of Defense (DTRA: HDTRA1-08-10023) at UCLA, the US Department of Defence under award number W911NF-07-R-001-04 at Northwestern University and the Microelectronics Advanced Research Corporation (MARCO) and its Center on Functional Engineered Nano Architectonics (FENA). Some of the research reported herein was carried out under the auspices of an international collaboration supported in the US by the National Science Foundation under grant CHE-0924620 and in the UK by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council under grant EP/H003517/1. J.F.S. and O.M.Y. were supported by the WCU Program (NRF R-31-2008-000-10055-0) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Korea. We gratefully acknowledge Drs. Siddhartha Das, Robert E. Taylor, Armando Durazo (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of California, Los Angeles) and Dr Duilio Cascio (UCLA–Department of Energy (DOE) Institute of Genomics and Proteomics) for experimental assistance and invaluable discussions. The authors thank M. Capel, K. Rajashankar, F. Murphy, J. Schuermann, and I. Kourinov at the Advance Photon Source (APS) where the NE-CAT Beamline 24-ID-C is supported by the National Institutes of Health Grant RR-15301 (NCRR). G.B. thanks the EFRC for a NERC Fellowship and the International Center for Diffraction Data for the award of a 2011 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship.

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MOFs on the move: A copper-coordinated [2]pseudorotaxanate which reacts with zinc nitrate to form threefold interpenetrated networks retains most of its solution-state chemistry, including its ability to undergo electronic switching of some of the copper(I) ions under redox control.

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