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Crystal engineering

Interweaving different metal–organic frameworks

The intentional interweaving of two different metal–organic framework (MOF) lattices could offer a strategy for combining the disparate properties of the two frameworks within a single MOF material. Now, the rational construction of such hetero-interpenetrated MOFs has been demonstrated.

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Fig. 1: Construction and application of hetero-interpenetrated MOFs.


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Gadzikwa, T. Interweaving different metal–organic frameworks. Nat. Chem. 15, 1324–1326 (2023).

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