NMR-Enhanced Crystallography Aids Open Metal-Organic Framework Discovery Using Solvent-Free Accelerated Aging

NMR-enhanced crystallography enables the characterization of a novel cadmium-based, open metal-organic framework (MOF) from a solvent-free "accelerated aging" process. Whereas accelerated aging was devised as a clean, mild route for making MOFs, these results highlight how it application in materials discovery and characterization is aided by a combination of X-ray diffraction and solid-state NMR spectroscopy.