Improving the mechanical stability of zirconium-based metal-organic frameworks by incorporation of acidic modulators
Van De Voorde, B
De Vos, D
Acidic modulating ligands have been shown to stabilize UiO metal-organic frameworks against structural collapse under ball-milling.
3402 Inorganic Chemistry, 40 Engineering, 34 Chemical Sciences
Journal of Materials Chemistry A
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
T.D.B. would like to thank Trinity Hall for funding, along with Professor Anthony K. Cheetham for use of lab facilities. D.D.V. is grateful to IWT (MOF Shape), KU Leuven for support in the Metusalem grant CASAS and IAP 7/05 Functional Supramolecular Systems. I.S. and B.B. thank Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) for Ph.D. fellowships.