Jason Perman - Supermolecular building blocks (SBBs) and crystal design: 12-connected open frameworks based on a molecular cubohemioctahedron

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      Amy J. Cairns, Jason A. Perman, Lukasz Wojtas, Victor Ch.   Kravtsov, Mohamed H. Alkordi, Mohamed Eddaoudi and Michael J.   Zaworotko


      The cubchemioctahedral supermolecular building blocks, SBBS, of   formula  [M-6(bdc)(12)](12-) (M = Ni, Co) (as illustrated)   have the requisite  symmetry to be cross-linked by rigid   tetracarboxylalo ligands in such a  manner that 12-connected   fcv nets with nanoscale features are generated.    3,5-H(4)ATC, L1, facilitates a structure with Ni that exhibits   cavities  with > 2 nm maximum dimensions, whereas   H(4)BIPA-TC, L2, forms a net  with Co or Ni that exhibits   cavities with > 3 nm maximum dimensions.


      Address (URL): http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/ja078060t