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Ammonia storage via reversible host-guest site exchange in a robust metal-organic framework

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201808316 DOI Help

Authors: Martin Schroder (University of Manchester) , Harry Godfrey (University of Manchester) , Ivan Da Silva (ISIS Neutron and Muon Source) , Lydia Briggs (University of Manchester) , Joe Carter (University of Manchester; Diamond Light Source) , Christopher Morris (University of Manchester; Diamond Light Source) , Mathew Savage (University of Manchester) , Timothy Easun (Cardiff University) , Pascal Manuel (ISIS Neutron and Muon Source) , Claire Murray (Diamond Light Source) , Chiu Tang (Diamond Light Source) , Mark Frogley (Diamond Light Source) , Gianfelice Cinque (Diamond Light Source) , Sihai Yang (University of Manchester)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Angewandte Chemie International Edition

State: Published (Approved)
Published: August 2018
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 15972 , 13666

Abstract: MFM‐300(Al) shows reversible uptake of NH3 (15.7 mmol g‐1 at 273 K and 1.0 bar) over 50 cycles with an exceptional packing density of 0.62 g cm‐3 at 293 K. In situ neutron powder diffraction and synchrotron FTIR micro‐spectroscopy on ND3@MFM‐300(Al) confirms reversible H/D site exchange between the adsorbent and adsorbate, representing a new type of adsorption interaction.

Journal Keywords: metal-organic framework; ammonia; neutron diffraction; storage; MFM-300

Subject Areas: Chemistry


Instruments: B22-Multimode InfraRed imaging And Microspectroscopy , I11-High Resolution Powder Diffraction

Other Facilities: ISIS