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Influence of Interpenetration on the Flexibility of MUV-2

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submitted on 20.02.2019 and posted on 21.02.2019 by María Vicent-Morales, Iñigo J. Vitórica-Yrezábal, Manuel Souto, Guillermo Minguez Espallargas

The crystal structure of an interpenetrated tetrathiafulvalene(TTF)- based metal-organic framework (MOF) is reported. This MOF, denoted MUV-2-i, is the interpenetrated analogue of the hierarchical and flexible MUV-2. Interestingly, the large flexibility exhibited by MUV-2 upon polar solvent adsorption is considerably reduced in the interpenetrated form which can be explained by short S···S interactions between adjacent TTF-based ligands ensuring more rigidity to the framework. In addition, porosity of MUV-2-i significantly decreased in comparison to MUV-2 as shown by the reduced free volume in the crystal structure.

Funding

ERC- 2016-CoG 724681-S-CAGE

CTQ2014- 59209-P

CTQ2017-89528-P

MDM- 2015-0538

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

manuel.souto@uv.es

Institution

Instituto de Ciencia Molecular (ICMol) - Universidad de Valencia

Country

Spain

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0003-3491-6984

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

There are no conflicts to declare.

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