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- Hudson, Matthew R., et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Science 2013 v.340 no.6135 pp. 960-964
- combustion; fuels; hexane; isomers
- ... Telling Hexanes Apart The efficiency of modern internal combustion engines depends on the relative reactivity of the hydrocarbons that comprise the fuel. In particular, branched hydrocarbons are less likely than their linear counterparts to react prematurely—a property reflected in the fuel mixture's octane number. Herm et al. (p. 960) report a metal organic framework material with triangular pore ...