Paper: High H2 Adsorption in a Microporous Metal–Organic Framework with Open Metal Sites

Authors: B. Chen, N. W. Ockwig, A. R. Millward, D. S. Contreras, and O. M. Yaghi

Citation: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 4745-4749

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200462787

Abstract: A copper-based metal–organic framework (MOF) has been synthesized, and its structure has been solved by X-ray crystallography (see picture; Cu blue, C black, O red, framework pore yellow). The remarkably high hydrogen adsorption properties (2.47 wt %) of this compound have been studied.