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A perfect match

A metal–organic framework with tailored porosity provides a mixed matrix membrane with excellent performance for natural gas purification and butane isomer separation.

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Fig. 1: A hybrid material, composed of RE-fcu-MOF (represented by cubes), and polymer 6FDA-DAM (represented by the blue box) fabricated into a hollow fibre membrane (right), efficiently removes CO2 and H2S from natural gas (CH4) by size selectivity.


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McKeown, N.B. A perfect match. Nature Mater 17, 216–217 (2018).

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