Design and fabrication of mesoporous heterogeneous basic catalysts

Sun, L.-B.; Liu, X.-Q.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 5092–5147. DOI:10.1039/C5CS00090D

A Reversible Crystallinity-Preserving Phase Transition in Metal–Organic Frameworks: Discovery, Mechanistic Studies, and Potential Applications

Liu, D.; Liu, T.-F.; Chen, Y-P.; Zou, L.; Feng, D.; Wang, K.;  Zhang, Q.; Yuan, S.; Zhong, C. ; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 7740–7746. DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b02999

Postsynthetic Improvement of the Physical Properties in a Metal–Organic Framework through a Single Crystal to Single Crystal Transmetallation

Grancha, T.; Ferrando‐Soria, J.; Zhou, H. C.; Gascon, J.; Seoane, B.; Pasán, J.; Fabelo, O.; Julve, M.; Pardo, E., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2015, 54 (22), 6521-6525. DOI:10.1002/anie.201501691

Ultrastable Polymolybdate-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks as Highly Active Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Generation from Water

Qin, J.-S.; Du, D.-Y.; Guan, W.; Bo, X.-J.; Li, Y.-F.; Guo, L.-P.; Su, Z.-M.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Lan, Y.-Q.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2015, 137 (22), 7169-7177. DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b02688

A Single Crystalline Porphyrinic Titanium Metal-Organic Framework

Yuan, S.; Liu, T.-F.; Feng, D.; Tian, J.; Wang, K.; Qin, J.; Zhang, Q.; Chen, Y.-P.; Bosch, M.; Zou, L.; Teat, S. J.; Dalgarno, S. J.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Sci., 2015, 6 (7), 3926-3930. DOI:10.1039/C5SC00916B

Direct Measurement of Adsorbed Gas Redistribution in Metal–Organic Frameworks

Chen, Y.-P.; Liu, Y.; Liu, D.; Bosch, M.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137(8), 2919-2930. DOI:10.1021/ja5103579

Sequential Linker Installation: Precise Placement of Functional Groups in Multivariate Metal–Organic Frameworks

Yuan, S.; Lu, W.; Chen, Y.-P.; Zhang, Q.; Liu, T.-F.; Feng, D.; Wang, X.; Qin, J.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (9), 3177-3180. DOI:10.1021/ja512762r

Facile One-Pot Synthesis of Porphyrin Based Porous Polymer Networks (PPNs) as Biomimetic Catalysts

Zou, L.; Feng, D.; Liu, T.-F.; Chen, Y.-P.; Fordham, S.; Yuan, S.; Tian, J.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Commun., 2015, 51 (19), 4005-4008. DOI:10.1039/C4CC09479D

Pore-Controlled Formation of 0d Metal Complexes in Anionic 3d Metal-Organic Frameworks

Zhang, M.; Bosch, M.; Zhou, H.-C., CrystEngComm, 2015, 17 (5), 996-1000. DOI:10.1039/C4CE02261K

Facile Fabrication of Cost-Effective Porous Polymer Networks for Highly Selective CO2 Capture

Sun, L.-B.; Li, A.-G.; Liu, X.-D.; Liu, X.-Q.; Feng, D.; Lu, W.; Yuan, D.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3 (7), 3252-3256. DOI:10.1039/C4TA06039C

Structure-Assisted Functional Anchor Implantation in Robust Metal‒Organic Frameworks with Ultralarge Pores

Park, J.; Feng, D.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (4), 1663–1672. DOI: 10.1021/ja5123528

A Highly Stable Zeotype Mesoporous Zirconium Metal–Organic Framework with Ultralarge Pores

Feng, D.; Wang, K.; Su, J.; Liu, T.-F.; Park, J.; Wei, Z.; Bosch, M.; Yakovenko, A.; Zou, X.; Zhou, H.-C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54 (1), 149 –154. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201409334

Stable Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing Single-Molecule Traps for Enzyme Encapsulation

Feng, D.; Liu, T.-F.; Su, J.; Bosch, M.; Wei, Z.; Wan, W.; Chen, Y.-P.; Wang, X.; Wang, K.; Lian, X.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Park, J.; Yuan, D.; Zou, X.; Zhou, H.-C., Nature Commun., 2015, 6, 5979. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6979

Topology Guided Design and Syntheses of Highly Stable Mesoporous Porphyrinic Zirconium MOFs with High Surface Area

Liu, T.-F.; Feng, D.; Chen, Y.-P.; Zou, L.; Bosch, M.; Yuan, S.; Wei, Z.; Fordham, S.; Wang, K.; Zhou. H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (1), 413–419. DOI: 10.1021/ja5111317

Photochromic Metal–Organic Frameworks: Reversible Control of Singlet Oxygen Generation

Park, J.; Feng, D.; Yuan, S.; Zhou, H.-C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54 (2), 430–435. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201408862

Metal-Organic Polyhedra Constructed from Dinuclear Ruthenium Paddlewheels

Young, M. D.; Zhang, Q.; Zhou, H.-C., Inorg. Chem. Acta, 2015, 424, 216-220. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2014.09.010

Cost-effective Synthesis of Amine-tethered Porous Materials for Carbon Capture

Lu, W.; Bosch, M.; Yuan, D.; Zhou, H.-C., ChemSusChem., 2015, 8 (3), 433-438. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201402622

Biomimicry in Metal–Organic Materials

Zhang, M.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Bosch, M.; Perry, Z.; Zhou, H.-C., Coord. Chem. Rev., 2015, 293-294, 327–356. DOI:10.1016/j.ccr.2014.05.031


A Highly Stable Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework with shp-a Topology

Feng, D.; Gu, Z.-Y. ; Chen, Y.-P.; Park, J.; Wei, Z.; Sun, Y.; Bosch, M.; Yuan, S.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136 (51), 17714–17717. DOI: 10.1021/ja510525s

Kinetically tuned dimensional augmentation as a versatile synthetic route towards robust metal–organic frameworks

Feng, D.; Wang, K.; Wei, Z.; Chen, Y.-P.; Simon, C. M.; Arvapally, R. K.; Martin, R. L.; Bosch, M.; Liu, T.-F.; Fordham, S.; Yuan, D.; Omary, M. A.; Haranczyk, M.; Smit, B.; Zhou, H.-C., Nature Commun., 2014, 5723. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6723

Preparation of Core-Shell Coordination Molecular Assemblies via the Enrichment of Structure-Directing “Codes” of Bridging Ligands and Metathesis of Metal Units

Park, J.; Chen, Y.-P.; Perry, Z.; Li, J.-R.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136 (48), 16895–16901. DOI: 10.1021/ja508822r


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