Enriching the Reticular Chemistry Repertoire with Minimal Edge-Transitive Related Nets: Access to Highly Coordinated Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on Double Six-Membered Rings as Net-Coded Building Units.
Weselinski, Lukasz Jan
Assen, Ayalew Hussen Assen
KAUST DepartmentAdvanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center
Chemical Science Program
Functional Materials Design, Discovery and Development (FMD3)
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Online Publication Date2019-12-03
Print Publication Date2019-12-26
Embargo End Date2020-12-04
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AbstractMinimal edge-transitive nets are regarded as suitable blueprints for the successful practice of reticular chemistry, and par excellence ideal for the deliberate design and rational construction of highly coordinated metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). We report the systematic generation of the highly connected minimal edge-transitive related nets (transitivity ) from parent edge-transitive nets (transitivity  or ), and their use as a guide for the deliberate design and directional assembly of highly coordinated MOFs from their associated net-coded building units (net-cBUs), 12-connected (12-c) double six-membered ring (d6R) building units. Notably, the generated related nets enclose the distinctive highly coordinated d6R (12-c) due to the subsequent coordination number increase in one node of the resultant new related net; that is, the (3,4,12)-c kce net is the (4,6)-c soc-related net, and the (3,6,12)-c kex and urx nets are the (6,6)-c nia-related nets. Intuitively, the combination of 12-connected hexagonal prismatic rare-earth (RE) nonanuclear [RE9(μ3-O)2(μ3-OH)12(O2C-)12] carboxylate-based clusters with purposely chosen organic or organic-inorganic hybrid building units led to the formation of the targeted highly coordinated MOFs based on selected minimal edge-transitive related nets. Interestingly, the kex-MOFs can alternatively be regarded as a zeolite-like MOF (ZMOF) based on the zeolite underlying topology afx, by considering the dodecacarboxylate ligand as a d6R building unit, delineating a new avenue toward the construction of ZMOFs through the composite building units as net-cBUs. This represents a significant step toward the effective discovery and design of novel minimal edge-transitive and highly coordinated materials using the d6Rs as net-cBUs.
CitationChen, Z., Thiam, Z., Shkurenko, A., Weselinski, L. J., Adil, K., Jiang, H., … Eddaoudi, M. (2019). Enriching the Reticular Chemistry Repertoire with Minimal Edge-Transitive Related Nets: Access to Highly Coordinated Metal–Organic Frameworks Based on Double Six-Membered Rings as Net-Coded Building Units. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(51), 20480–20489. doi:10.1021/jacs.9b11260
SponsorsResearch reported in this publication was supported by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society (ACS)