Carborane-based metal-organic frameworks as highly selective sorbents for CO2 over methane

Youn Sang Bae, Omar K. Farha, Alexander M. Spokoyny, Chad A. Mirkin, Joseph T. Hupp, Randall Q. Snurr

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Separation of CO2/CH4 mixtures was studied in carborane-based metal-organic framework materials with and without coordinatively unsaturated metal sites; high selectivities for CO2 over CH4 (∼17) are obtained, especially in the material with open metal sites.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4135-4137
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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