Synthesis and Enhanced H2 Adsorption Properties of a Mesoporous Nanocrystal of MOF-5: Controlling Nano-/Mesostructures of MOFs To Improve Their H2 Heat of Adsorption

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  • Dr. Zhifeng Xin,

    1. Department State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China), Fax: (+86) 25-83593384
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  • Prof. Junfeng Bai,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China), Fax: (+86) 25-83593384
    • Department State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China), Fax: (+86) 25-83593384

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  • Prof. Yi Pan,

    1. Department State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China), Fax: (+86) 25-83593384
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  • Prof. Michael J. Zaworotko

    1. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, CHE205, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33620 (USA)
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Abstract

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Controlled improvement: For the first time, a novel mesoporous cube of MOF-5 (MNMOF-5) was prepared for which it was shown that controlling the nano-/mesostructures can improve the H2 adsorption properties and facilitate the future applications of MOFs.

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