Crystal melting and glass formation in copper thiocyanate based coordination polymers.

Author(s) Nagarkar, S.S.; Kurasho, H.; Duong, N.Tuan; Nishiyama, Y.; Kitagawa, S.; Horike, S.
Journal Chem Commun (Camb)
Date Published 2019 Apr 18
Abstract

Crystal melting and glass formation of coordination polymers (CPs) and metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are rare thermal events. To expand the library of melting CP/MOFs, we utilized anti-crystal engineering in ionic liquids to construct CPs. A combination of Cu+ and 4,4'-bipyridin-1-ium derivatives afforded four melting CPs showing stable liquid and glassy states.

DOI 10.1039/c9cc02172h
ISSN 1364-548X
Citation Chem Commun (Camb). 2019.

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