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Porous solids get organized

A powerful combination of analytical techniques is used to shed light on the complex crystallizations of porous solids. Molecular recognition creates the seeds of order from which complex lattices grow.

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Figure 1: Template-directed crystallization of microporous solids.

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van Santen, R. Porous solids get organized. Nature 444, 46–47 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/444046a

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