Kinetically controlled porosity in a robust organic cage material

Antonio Avellaneda, Peter Valente, Alexandre Burgun, Jack D Evans, Adrian Markwell-Heys, Damien Rankine, David J Nielsen, Matthew Roland Hill, Christopher James Sumby, Christian J Doonan

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Won by the hare: A new crystalline microporous solid was prepared that is composed of discrete organic cages made entirely from carbon-carbon bonds. The porosity of this material can be controlled by simple kinetic methods, which afford reproducible access to either a non-porous or porous polymorph.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3746-3749
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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