Avery useful approach to both the design and analysis of crystal structures is the use of nets. Complicated structures can be reduced to simple networks to gain a better understanding of the way that the constituent components arrange themselves. It also provides a powerful way of controlling that arrangement and thus ultimately properties of the material overall.
|Title of host publication||Metal-Organic Frameworks: Design and Application|
|Editors||Leonard R MacGillivray|
|Place of Publication||Hoboken USA|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons|
|Pages||91 - 130|
|Number of pages||40|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|