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A Microporous Metal-Organic Framework of a Rare sty Topology for High CH4 Storage at Room Temperature



Xing Duan, Jiancan Yu, Jianfeng Cai, Yabing He, Chuande Wu, Wei Zhou, Taner N. Yildirim, Zhangjing Zhang, Shengchang Xiang, Michael O'Keeffe, Banglin Chen, Guodong Qian


A rare sty type microporous metal-organic framework Cu2(FDDI) (ZJU-25; H4FDDI = tetramethyl 5,5'-(9H-fluorene-2,7-diyl)diisophthalate acid) was solvothermally synthesized and structurally characterized. With open metal sites and suitable pore space for their interactions with methane molecules, ZJU-25a exhibits absolute methane storage of 180 cm3(STP)/cm3 at room temperature and 35 bar, enabling it to be one of the very few porous MOFs whose methane storage capacities have met and/or approached the DOE target of 180 cm3(STP)/cm3 for material-based methane storage.
Chemical Communications


metal-Organic Framework, methane storage


Duan, X. , Yu, J. , Cai, J. , He, Y. , Wu, C. , Zhou, W. , Yildirim, T. , Zhang, Z. , Xiang, S. , O'Keeffe, M. , Chen, B. and Qian, G. (2013), A Microporous Metal-Organic Framework of a Rare sty Topology for High CH<sub>4</sub> Storage at Room Temperature, Chemical Communications, [online], (Accessed June 12, 2024)


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Created February 21, 2013, Updated October 12, 2021