Defects in MOFs: A Thorough Characterization

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  • Prof. Dr. Petko St. Petkov,

    1. Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sofia, 1126 Sofia (Bulgaria), Fax: (+359) 2-9625-438
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  • Prof. Dr. Georgi N. Vayssilov,

    Corresponding author
    1. Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sofia, 1126 Sofia (Bulgaria), Fax: (+359) 2-9625-438
    • Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sofia, 1126 Sofia (Bulgaria), Fax: (+359) 2-9625-438
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  • Dr. Jinxuan Liu,

    1. Institut für Funktionale Grenzflächen (IFG), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Postfach 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe (Germany)
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  • Dr. Osama Shekhah,

    1. Institut für Funktionale Grenzflächen (IFG), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Postfach 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe (Germany)
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  • Dr. Yuemin Wang,

    1. Technische Chemie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 44801 Bochum, Germany
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  • Prof. Dr. Christof Wöll,

    Corresponding author
    1. Institut für Funktionale Grenzflächen (IFG), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Postfach 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe (Germany)
    • Institut für Funktionale Grenzflächen (IFG), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Postfach 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe (Germany)
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  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Heine

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    1. School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, 28759 Bremen (Germany), Fax: (+49) 421 200 49 3223
    • School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, 28759 Bremen (Germany), Fax: (+49) 421 200 49 3223
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Abstract

As indicated by nearly perfect XRD data, but challenged by a two-signal IR spectrum of CO guest molecules, it is confirmed by computer simulations and XPS experiments that the most defect-free SURMOFs contain about 4 % defective Cu sites.

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