Ask an Expert! - Controlling Polymorphism and Orientation of NU-901/NU-1000 Metal–Organic Framework Thin Films
September 21, 2023 | 16:30 - 17:30 CET | Virtual
About The Event
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are porous crystalline materials composed of inorganic metal clusters and organic linkers. The exceptionally high specific surface area and tunable porosity of MOFs make them excellent candidates for catalysis, separation, sensing, and drug delivery. Since most applications require MOF composites, such as MOF thin films and polymer-MOF hybrids, optimizing the synthesis conditions to prepare MOF composites with the desired properties is of great importance.
This work presents the synthesis of MOF films with strong adhesion and excellent orientation, and the in-situ formation of polymer-MOF organogels with potential in drug delivery applications. In the first part, I will discuss the synthesis methods and innovative approach we have used to address the challenges of MOF thin films. In the second part, I will discuss knowledge gaps in the field of polymer-MOF gels, and I will present a detailed understanding of the formation mechanism of these polymer-MOF composites.
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University of Virginia
Who should attend?
Scientists and researchers interested in porous materials
Anyone interested in working on MOFs
Researchers in Ph.D. programs who want to learn how to approach any research problem
What will I learn?
Learn about the fundamentals of MOFs
Discover various synthesis methods and characterization tools
Understand why the commercialization of MOFs is still an issue
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