Entropic separations of mixtures of aromatics by selective face-to-face molecular stacking in one-dimensional channels of metal-organic frameworks and zeolites

Ariana Torres-Knoop, Salvador R.G. Balestra, Rajamani Krishna, Sofía Calero, David Dubbeldam

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Abstract

Separation of challenging mixtures using metal-organic frameworks can be achieved by an entropy-driven mechanism, where one of the components can arrange into a "face-to-face" stacking, thus reducing its "footprint" and reaching a higher saturation loading.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)532-535
Number of pages4
JournalChemPhysChem
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aromatic compounds
  • Entropy
  • Mixtures
  • MOFs
  • Separation

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