Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 54 Issue 11

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

51_03/2012Cover Picture: Enantiopure Metal–Organic Framework Thin Films: Oriented SURMOF Growth and Enantioselective Adsorption (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 3/2012)

The integration of metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) into devices, such as sensors, requires that the MOF is bound to a substrate to give a surface-attached metal–organic framework (SURMOF). In their Communication on page 807 ff. R. A. Fischer, C. Wöll, et al. describe the liquid-phase epitaxial growth of a MOF with camphorate as a chiral framework component. The different adsorption kinetics of pairs of enantiomeric molecules were monitored with a quartz crystal microbalance.

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