Geometric requirements and examples of important structures in the assembly of square building blocks

Mohamed Eddaoudi, Jaheon Kim, David Vodak, Andrea Sudik, Joseph Wachter, Michael O'Keeffe, Omar M. Yaghi*

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Abstract

The basic structures for linking squares into polyhedra and networks (reticulation) are enumerated, and corresponding examples are described in which crystals were synthesized by linking paddle wheel (square) units into metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) - named MOF-102 to MOF-112.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4900-4904
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume99
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 16 2002

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