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Formation of a Metal–Organic Framework with High Surface Area and Gas Uptake by Breaking Edges Off Truncated Cuboctahedral Cages

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  • Ruirui Yun,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, 22 Hankou Road, Nanjing, 210093 (P.R. China)
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  • Zhiyong Lu,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, 22 Hankou Road, Nanjing, 210093 (P.R. China)
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  • Prof. Yi Pan,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, 22 Hankou Road, Nanjing, 210093 (P.R. China)
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  • Prof. Xiaozeng You,

    1. The State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, 22 Hankou Road, Nanjing, 210093 (P.R. China)
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  • Prof. Junfeng Bai

    Corresponding author
    1. The State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, 22 Hankou Road, Nanjing, 210093 (P.R. China)
    • The State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, 22 Hankou Road, Nanjing, 210093 (P.R. China)

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  • This work was funded by the Major State Basic Research Development Programs (2011CB808704), the NSFC (20931004), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (1114020501), and the Science Foundation of Innovative Research Team of NSFC (2101062). We also acknowledge Prof. Wenlong Liu of Yangzhou University for providing access to high pressure gas adsorption measurements.

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Breaking edges off regular truncated cuboctahedra leads to a metal–organic framework (MOF) with polybenzene topology. This fully characterized MOF with lowest connectivity has the largest BET surface area among interpenetrated MOFs.

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