Mixed donor, phenanthroline photoactive MOFs with favourable CO2selectivity

Caitlin J. Setter, Michael B. Price, Luke Conte, Wolfgang Schmitt, Stuart R. Batten, Christopher Richardson, Matthew R. Hill, Ravichandar Babarao, Lauren K. MacReadie

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Mixed donor phenanthroline-carboxylate linkers were combined with MnII or ZnII to form photoactive MOFs with large pore apertures. The MOFs display high CO2 adsorption capacities, which consequently causes structural framework flexibility, and align with favorable metrics for selective CO2 capture. The photophysical properties of the MOFs were investigated, with the MnII MOF giving rise to short triplet LMCT lifetimes. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13377-13380
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number87
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 2020

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