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Remarkable Properties Of New, Porous Material May Lead To Advances In Microscopic Sponging
2014-01-27 13:15:58

The sponges of the future will do more than clean house.

Pioneering Path To Electrical Conductivity In 'Tinker Toy' Materials
2013-12-09 10:33:46

Sandia National Laboratories researchers have devised a novel way to realize electrical conductivity in metal-organic framework (MOF) materials, a development that could have profound implications for the future of electronics, sensors, energy conversion and energy storage.

2013-12-06 14:59:08

Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Sandia National Laboratories have added something new to a family of engineered, high-tech materials called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs): the ability to conduct electricity.

Researchers Probe Into Electronic Structure Of Metal-organic Framework
2013-11-22 12:39:00

A unique inside look at the electronic structure of a highly touted metal-organic framework (MOF) as it is adsorbing carbon dioxide gas should help in the design of new and improved MOFs for carbon capture and storage.

2013-11-11 21:26:13

A computational method to quantify the adsorption of gas by porous zeolites should help labs know what to expect before they embark upon slow, costly experiments, according to researchers at Rice University.

Simple And Inexpensive Process To Make A Material For CO2 Adsorption
2013-06-17 09:17:59

Researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), S. Korea, developed a novel, simple method to synthesize hierarchically nanoporous frameworks of nanocrystalline metal oxides such as magnesia and ceria by the thermal conversion of well-designed metal-organic frameworks (MOFs).

MOF Solar Sponge Absorbs Carbon Dioxide
2013-02-19 21:44:35

Scientists in Australia have developed a way to absorb carbon dioxide emissions and safely release them using natural sunlight.

2013-02-12 14:14:20

Emissions from coal power stations could be drastically reduced by a new, energy-efficient material that adsorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide, then releases it when exposed to sunlight.

Search for Better Carbon Capture Speeding Up
2012-08-21 09:03:23

Berkeley Lab Researchers Help Develop a Computer Model That Identifies the Best Molecular Candidates


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