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Influence of interpenetration on the flexibility of MUV-2

DOI: 10.1039/C9CE00233B DOI Help

Authors: María Vicent-morales (Universidad de Valencia) , Iñigo J. Vitorica-yrezabal (University of Manchester) , Manuel Souto (Universidad de Valencia) , Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas (Universidad de Valencia)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Crystengcomm , VOL 341

State: Published (Approved)
Published: April 2019
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 17379

Abstract: The crystal structure of an interpenetrated tetrathiafulvalene (TTF)-based metal–organic framework (MOF) is reported. This MOF, denoted as MUV-2-i, is the interpenetrated analogue of the hierarchical and flexible MUV-2. Interestingly, the large flexibility exhibited by MUV-2 upon polar solvent adsorption is considerably reduced in the interpenetrated form which can be explained by short S⋯S interactions between adjacent TTF-based ligands ensuring more rigidity in the framework. In addition, the porosity of MUV-2-i is significantly decreased in comparison to that of MUV-2 as shown by the reduced free volume in the crystal structure.

Subject Areas: Chemistry, Materials


Instruments: I19-Small Molecule Single Crystal Diffraction

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