Stability improvement of Cu3(BTC)2 metal-organic frameworks under steaming conditions by encapsulation of a Keggin polyoxometalate.

Center for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Department of Microbial and Molecular Systems, KU Leuven, Belgium 3000.
Chemical Communications (Impact Factor: 6.38). 06/2011; 47(28):8037-9. DOI: 10.1039/c1cc12341f
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ABSTRACT Cu(3)(BTC)(2) with an incorporated Keggin polyoxometalate was demonstrated to be stable under steaming conditions up to 483 K, while the isostructural HKUST-1 degrades and transforms into [Cu(2)OH(BTC)(H(2)O)](n)·2nH(2)O from 343 K onwards.

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