Oriented Two-Dimensional Porous Organic Cage Crystals

Jiang, Shan, Song, Qilei, Massey, Alan, Chong, Samantha Y ORCID: 0000-0002-3095-875X, Chen, Linjiang, Sun, Shijing, Hasell, Tom ORCID: 0000-0003-4736-0604, Raval, Rasmita, Sivaniah, Easan, Cheetham, Anthony K
et al (show 1 more authors) (2017) Oriented Two-Dimensional Porous Organic Cage Crystals. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 56 (32). pp. 9391-9395.

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The formation of two-dimensional (2D) oriented porous organic cage crystals (consisting of imine-based tetrahedral molecules) on various substrates (such as silicon wafers and glass) by solution-processing is reported. Insight into the crystallinity, preferred orientation, and cage crystal growth was obtained by experimental and computational techniques. For the first time, structural defects in porous molecular materials were observed directly and the defect concentration could be correlated with crystal growth rate. These oriented crystals suggest potential for future applications, such as solution-processable molecular crystalline 2D membranes for molecular separations.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: crystal defects, microporous materials, oriented molecular crystals, porous organic cages, separation membranes
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 13:06
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2023 07:03
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704579
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3007922