Topology of infinite networks

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The reduction of crystal structures to topological networks is a very powerful tool in the design, analysis and classification of crystalline materials, particularly coordination polymers including metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). The networks can be labeled according to a variety of nomenclature schemes, and it is important that the nodes and links in the simplification are clearly related to the real chemical structure. A variety of 1D, 2D and 3D nets are discussed, as well as the impact of entanglement and interpenetration on topological descriptions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComprehensive Coordination Chemistry III
Subtitle of host publicationFundamentals: Characterization Methods, Theoretical Analysis, and Case Studies
EditorsCatherine Housecroft
Place of PublicationNetherlands
PublisherElsevier - Mosby
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9780081026885
ISBN (Print)9780081026892
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2021

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