Special Issue "Advances in Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2023) | Viewed by 377
Interests: Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry, Design and characterization of polynuclear clusters, Molecular Magnets, Molecular Magnetic Refrigerants; Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and their Topological analysis/Cage/Cluster; MOF based sensors and adsorbent materials, Design of Functional Inorganic Materials and their applications in Magnetism, Adsorption and Sensing
In comparison to classical porous adsorbents (e.g., activated carbon, zeolite and silica-based systems), the intriguing structural features of metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) such as porous nature, enormous surface area, adaptable pore dimensions and flexible functionality enable such materials exhibit great prospects in the area of catalysis, storage and separation of gas, sensing of various analytes, adsorption of hazardous species and energy applications like in supercapacitors. The design and characterization of MOFs have gained much attention due to their large variety of aesthetically fascinating structures that trigger various applications in many fields starting from biological sciences, material sciences, and chemical sciences. The MOFs are also a subclass of coordination polymers which may be one dimensional, two dimensional and three dimensional depending upon the size and topology. This issue will summarize various synthetic processes from which MOF can be skillfully designed concerning their typology and morphology. Understanding the topological and morphological parameters of the MOFs will be initiated in a new era for their real-life applications. This collection of articles will help understand developing various MOFs and composite materials to improve properties for target applications. In this Special Issue, we hope to throw some light on some current advances in the field of gas storage, separation, and purification; adsorption of metal ions, anions, dyes, iodine and other toxic and hazardous species by using some benchmark and currently developed MOFs. In a nutshell, a major emphasis on the current status of MOFs and their applications in various sectors would be given to the wide readership of the coordination and material chemists.
Dr. M. Shahid
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- metal–organic Frameworks
- advanced materials