Tunability of band gaps in metal-organic frameworks

Chi Kai Lin, Dan Zhao, Wen Yang Gao, Zhenzhen Yang, Jingyun Ye, Tao Xu, Qingfeng Ge, Shengqian Ma, Di Jia Liu

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The tunability of the band gaps in Zn-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) has been experimentally demonstrated via two different approaches: changing the cluster size of the secondary building unit (SBU) or alternating the conjugation of the organic linker.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9039-9044
Number of pages6
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number16
StatePublished - Aug 20 2012


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