Paper: Metal–Organic Frameworks Incorporating Copper-Complexed Rotaxanes

Authors: A. Coskun, M. Hmadeh, G. Barin, F. Gándara, Q. Li, E. Choi, N. L. Strutt, D. B. Cordes, A. M. Z. Slawin, J. F. Stoddart, J.-P. Sauvage, and O. M. Yaghi

Citation: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201251, 2160-2163

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201107873

Abstract: 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.