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Lining up metal–organic frameworks

Nature Materials volume 16, pages 283284 (2017) | Download Citation

A new report demonstrates an innovative approach to aligning crystallites of metal–organic frameworks such that thin films are created with oriented channels — potentially overcoming one of the major barriers to application of these highly topical materials.

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  1. Neil Champness is at the School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

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