Metal-organic frameworks: The new all-rounders in chemistry research

Cornelio, Joel (2019) Metal-organic frameworks: The new all-rounders in chemistry research. i wonder.... pp. 8-12. ISSN 2582-1636

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Abstract

In April 2017, collaborators from the University of California, Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) reported the successful design of the prototype of a device that used sunlight to harvest moisture from the air 1 . Listed as one of the year’s top ten emerging technologies by the World Economic Forum 2 , this prototype is just one of many applications of a new class of designer crystals (materials with pre- determined structures and properties) called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs).

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Cornelio, Joel
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Research, chemistry, Organic
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Chemistry & allied sciences
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i Wonder...
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1777
Publisher URL: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/1777/...

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