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Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs): time for a breakthrough in material supply
Advantages and perspectives of MOF synthesis in flow

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ANGELOS POLYZOIDIS, MAUD SCHWARZER, STEFAN LOEBBECKE, CALOGERO G. PISCOPO*
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Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT, Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Str. 7, 76327 Pfinztal, Germany

Abstract

Metal-organic frameworks have emerged as an attractive new class of solid material with a wide range of potential applications. However, in order to boost their market implementation a decisive improvement in material supply is needed. The continuous flow approach represents a promising methodology to attain the scale-up of these materials. This paper provides a survey of the research performed in this area, and highlights challenges and opportunities.


 

INTRODUCTION

Scientific interest in metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) has reached an exceptional level over the last decade (1). MOFs are composed of organic and inorganic building units (Figures 1, 2),< ... ...