Science China Chemistry

, Volume 56, Issue 4, pp 418–422 | Cite as

Linker extension through hard-soft selective metal coordination for the construction of a non-rigid metal-organic framework

  • ZhangWen Wei
  • DaQiang Yuan
  • XiaoLiang Zhao
  • DaoFeng SunEmail author
  • Hong-Cai ZhouEmail author
Communications Special Topic Nano and Functional Materials


A metal-organic framework (MOF) has been obtained by using a linker extension strategy. Three di-anions of 4-(3,5-dimethyl-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)-benzoic acid coordinate to three Cu(I) ions forming an extended trigonal planar ligand, which links three di-copper paddlewheel units giving rise to a Pt3O4 net.


MOF linker extension copper (I) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of MatterChinese Academy of SciencesFuzhouChina
  3. 3.Key Lab of Colloid and Interface Chemistry, Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringShandong UniversityJinanChina

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