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Exceptional adsorption and binding of sulfur dioxide in a robust zirconium-based metal–organic framework

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08433 DOI Help

Authors: Joseph H. Carter (University of Manchester; Diamond Light Source) , Xue Han (University of Manchester) , Florian Y. Moreau (University of Manchester) , Ivan Da Silva (ISIS Facility) , Adam Nevin (University of Manchester) , Harry G. W. Godfrey (University of Manchester) , Chiu C. Tang (Diamond Light Source) , Sihai Yang (University of Manchester) , Martin Schroeder (University of Manchester)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Journal Of The American Chemical Society

State: Published (Approved)
Published: November 2018
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 14341

Abstract: We report a record-high SO2 adsorption capacity of 12.3 mmol g–1 in a robust porous material, MFM-601, at 298 K and 1.0 bar. SO2 adsorption in MFM-601 is fully reversible and highly selective over CO2 and N2. The binding domains for adsorbed SO2 and CO2 molecules in MFM-601 have been determined by in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction experiments, giving insights at the molecular level to the basis of the observed high selectivity.

Subject Areas: Chemistry, Materials


Instruments: I11-High Resolution Powder Diffraction