Paper: A Microporous Metal–Organic Framework for Gas-Chromatographic Separation of Alkanes

Authors: B. Chen, C. Liang, J. Yang, D. S. Contreras, Y. L. Clancy, E. B. Lobkovsky, O. M. Yaghi, and S. Dai

Citation: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 1390-1393

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200502844

Abstract: Filling the pores: A zinc-based metal–organic framework (MOF) can be transformed reversibly from an open (a) to a dense (b) configuration. The microporous solid is the first example of a MOF that is highly selective in the gas-chromatographic separation of alkanes.