Metal-organic frameworks incorporating copper-complexed rotaxanes

Ali Coskun, Mohamad Hmadeh, Gokhan Barin, Felipe Gándara, Qiaowei Li, Eunwoo Choi, Nathan L. Strutt, David B. Cordes, Alexandra M.Z. Slawin, J. Fraser Stoddart*, Jean Pierre Sauvage, Omar M. Yaghi

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MOFs on the move: A copper-coordinated [2]pseudorotaxanate which reacts with zinc nitrate to form threefold interpenetrated networks retains most of its solution-state chemistry, including its ability to undergo electronic switching of some of the copper(I) ions under redox control.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2160-2163
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number9
StatePublished - Feb 27 2012


  • interpenetrated networks
  • mechanostereochemistry
  • metal-organic frameworks
  • reticular chemistry
  • rotaxanes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis


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