MOF NANOCHANNELS

A selective ionic rectifier

Creation of bioinspired ion channels that separate ions without compromising selectivity, conductivity or rectification ability has long been a challenge. Integration of metal–organic frameworks into asymmetric nanopore membranes overcomes this limitation.

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Fig. 1: Hybrid polymeric/MOF membrane.

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Legrand, A., Furukawa, S. A selective ionic rectifier. Nat. Mater. 19, 701–702 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0686-8

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