Unprecedented activation and CO2 capture properties of an elastic single-molecule trap

Wriedt, M.; Sculley, J.; Verdegaal, W.; Yakovenko, A.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Commun. 2013, 49 (83), 9612-9614. DOI:10.1039/c3cc45866k

Metal−Organic Frameworks Based on Previously Unknown Zr8/Hf8 Cubic Clusters

Feng, D.; Jiang, H.-L.; Chen, Y.-P.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Wei, Z.; Zhou, H.-C., Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 12661−12667. DOI:10.1021/ic4018536

Construction of Ultrastable Porphyrin Zr Metal−Organic Frameworks through Linker Elimination

Feng, D.; Chung, W.-C.; Wei, Z.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Jiang, H.-L.; Chen, Y.-P.; Darensbourg, D.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 17105−17110. DOI:10.1021/ja408084j

Modeling Methane Adsorption in Interpenetrating Porous Polymer Networks

Martin, R. L.; Shahrak, M. N.; Swisher, J.A.; Simon, C.M.; Sculley, J.; Zhou, H.-C.; Smit, B.; Haranczyk, M., J., Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 20037−20042. DOI:10.1021/jp406918d

An Exceptionally Stable, Porphyrinic Zr Metal−Organic Framework Exhibiting pH-Dependent Fluorescence

Jiang, H.-L.; Feng, D.; Wang, K.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Wei, Z.; Chen, Y.-P.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 13934−13938. DOI:10.1021/ja406844r

Tuning the Moisture and Thermal Stability of Metal-Organic Frameworks through Incorporation of Pendant Hydrophobic Groups

Makal, T. A., Wang, X., Zhou, H.-C. Cryst. Growth Des., 2013, 13, 4760−4768. DOI:10.1021/cg4009224

Building multiple adsorption sites in porous polymer networks for carbon capture applications

Lu, W.; Verdegaal, W.; Yu J.; Balbuena, P. B.; Jeong, H.-K.; Zhou, H.-C, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6, 3559–3564. DOI:10.1039/C3EE42226G

Metal-Organic Frameworks as Biomimetic Catalysts

Gu, Z.-Y., Park, J., Raiff, A., Wei, Z., Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Cat. Chem., 2013, 6, 67-75. DOI:10.1002/cctc.201300493


Realization of both high hydrogen selectivity and capacity in a guest responsive metal-organic framework

Makal, T., Zhuang, W., Zhou, H.-C. J. Mater. Chem. A 2013 1, 13502–13509. DOI:10.1039/C3TA12761C


Selective gas adsorption and unique phase transition properties in a stable magnesium metal-organic framework constructed from infinite metal chains

Liu, Y.; Chen, Y.-P.; Liu, T.-F.; Yakovenko, A. A.; Raiff, A. M.; Zhou, H.-C., Cryst. Eng. Comm., 2013, 15, 9688–9693. DOI:10.1039/C3CE41106K

Structural design of porous coordination networks from tetrahedral building units

Zhang, M.; Chen, Y.-P.; Zhou, H.-C., Cryst. Eng. Comm., 2013, 15 (45), 9544 - 9552. DOI:10.1039/C3CE41105B


High-Throughput Analytical Model to Evaluate Materials for Temperature Swing Adsorption Processes

Sculley, J.; Verdegaal, W.; Lu, W.; Wriedt, M.; Zhou, H.-C., Adv. Mater., 2013, 25, 3925–4057. DOI:10.1002/adma.201204695

Reversible Switching from Antiferro- to Ferromagnetic Behavior by Solvent-Mediated, Thermally-Induced Phase Transitions in a Trimorphic MOF-based Magnetic Sponge System

Wriedt, M.; Yakovenko, A.; Halder, G.; Prosvirin, A.; Dunbar, K. R.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 4040-4050. DOI:10.1021/ja312347p

Interpenetration Control in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Functional Applications

Jiang, H.-L.; Makal, T.; Zhou, H.-C. Coord. Chem. Rev., 2013, 2232–2249. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.03.017


Generation and applications of structure envelopes for porous metal-organic frameworks

Yakovenko, A.; Reibenspies, J.; Bhuvanesh, N.; Zhou, H.-C. J. Appl. Cryst., 2013, 46, 346-353. DOI:10.1107/S0021889812050935

Carbon Dioxide Capture from Air Using Amine-Grafted Porous Polymer Networks

Lu, W.; Sculley, J.; Yuan, D.-Q.; Krishna, R.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Phys. Chem. C., 2013, 117 (8), 4057–4061. DOI:10.1021/jp311512q

Porous Materials with Pre-Designed Single-Molecule Traps for CO2 Selective Adsorption

Li, J.-R.; Yu, J.; Lu, W.; Sculley, J.; Balbuena, P. B.; Zhou, H.-C., Nature Commun., 2013, 4:1538 DOI:10.1038/ncomms2552

Isostructural Metal-Organic Frameworks Assembled from Functionalized Di-isophthalate Ligands through a Ligand Truncation Strategy

Liu, Y.; Li, J.-R.; Verdegaal, W.M.; Liu, T.-F.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Eur. J., 2013, , 5637 – 5643. DOI:10.1002/chem.201203297

Linker extension through hard-soft selective metal coordination for the construction of a non-rigid metal-organic framework

Wei, Z.; Yuan, D.; Zhao, X.; Sun, D.; Zhou. H.-C., Science China-Chemistry, 2013, 56 (4), 418–422. DOI:10.1007/s11426-013-4851-7

A Route to Metal-Organic Frameworks through Framework-Templating

Wei, Z.; Lu, W.; Jiang, H.-L; Zhou, H.-C., Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52 (3), 1164–1166. DOI: 10.1021/ic3019937


A Porous Sm(III) Coordination Nanotube with Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Channels

Lopez, N.; Zhao, H.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H.-C.; Riebenspies, J.P.; Dunbar, K.R., Dalton Transaction, 2013, 42 (1), 54 - 57. DOI:10.1039/C2DT31842C


We are a research group with a focus on chemistry and material science at Texas A&M University led by Dr. Hong-Cai Zhou.

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