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A Cu(ii)-MOF capable of fixing CO₂ from air and showing high capacity H₂ and CO₂ adsorption

Author:
SharmaThese authors contributed equally to this work., Vivekanand, De, Dinesh, Saha, Ranajit, Das, Ranjita, Chattaraj, Pratim Kumar, Bharadwaj, Parimal K.
Source:
Chemical communications 2017 v.53 no.100 pp. 13371-13374
ISSN:
1364-548X
Subject:
adsorption, air, ambient temperature, carbon dioxide, carbonates, chemical reactions, copper, epoxides, hydrogen
Abstract:
A porous Cu(ii)-MOF shows an adsorption of 6.6 wt% of H₂ at 77 K and 62 bar and a very high 60 wt% of CO₂ at 298 K and 32 bar. When air is bubbled into a suspension of the activated MOF in the presence of different epoxides at room temperature, the CO₂ in air is readily converted into the corresponding cyclic carbonates.
Agid:
6397039