Lithium Inclusion in Indium Metal-Organic Frameworks Showing Increased Surface Area and Hydrogen Adsorption

Bosch, M.; Zhang, M.; Feng, D.; Yuan, S.; Wang, X.; Chen, Y-P.; Zhou, H.-C., APL Mater., 2014, 2, 124103. DOI:10.1063/1.4897475

Increasing the Stability of Metal-Organic Frameworks

Bosch, M.; Zhang, M.; Zhou, H.-C., Adv. Chem., 2014, 182327. DOI: 10.1155/2014/182327


A Series of Highly Stable Mesoporous Metalloporphyrin Fe-MOFs

Wang, K.; Feng, D; Liu, T –F.; Su, J.; Yuan, S.; Chen, Y. –P.; Bosch, M; Zou. X.; Zhou, H. –C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136 (40), 13983–13986. DOI: 10.1021/ja507269n


Rational Design and Synthesis of Porous Polymer Networks: Toward High Surface Area

Lu, W.; Wei, Z.; Yuan, D.; Tian, J.; Fordham, S.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Mater., 2014, 26, 4589–4597. DOI:10.1021/cm501922h

Protein Immobilization in Metal–Organic Frameworks by Covalent Binding

Wang, X.; Makal, T.; Zhou, H.-C. Aust. J. Chem. 2014, 67 (11), 1629-1631. DOI:10.1071/CH14104

Rigidifying Fluorescent Linkers by Metal-Organic Framework Formation for Fluorescence Blue Shift and Quantum Yield Enhancement

Wei, Z.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Arvapally, R.; Chen, Y.-P.; McDougald, R.; Yakovenko, A.; Feng, D.; Omary, M.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 8269–8276. DOI:10.1021/ja5006866

Stepwise Synthesis of Robust Metal-Organic Frameworks via Post-Synthetic Metathesis and Oxidation of Metal Nodes in a Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Transformation

Liu, T.-F.; Zou, L.; Feng, D.; Chen, Y.-P.; Fordham, S.; Wang, X.; Liu, Y.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 7813-7816. DOI:10.1021/ja5023283

Enhanced Methane Sorption in Densified Forms of a Porous Polymer Network

Kizzie, A. C.; Dailly, A.; Perry, L.; Lail, M. A.; Lu, W.; Nelson, T. O.; Cai, M.; Zhou, H.-C., Materials Sciences and Applications, 2014, 5, 387-394. DOI:10.4236/msa.2014.56044

Azobenzene-Functionalized Metal-Organic Polyhedra for Optically Responsive Capture and Release of Guest Molecules

Park, J.; Sun, L.-B.; Chen, Y.-P.; Perry, Z.; Zhou, H.-C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 5842-5846. DOI:10.1002/anie.201310211

Sequestering CO2 for Short Term Storage in MOFs. Copolymer Synthesis with Oxiranes

Darensbourg ,D. J.; Chung, W.-C.; Wang , K.; Zhou, H.-C. ACS Catal., 2014, 4, 1511−1515. DOI:10.1021/cs500259b


Size and Stress Dependent Hydrogen Desorption in Metastable Mg Hydride Films

Ham, B.; Junkaew, A.; Arróyave, R. ; Park, J. ; Zhou, H.-C.; Foley, D.; Rios, S. ; Wang, H.; Zhang, X., International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2014 , 39(6), 2597–2607. DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2013.12.017

Unusual Preservation of Polyhedral Molecular Building Units in a Metal–Organic Framework with Evident Desymmetrization in Ligand Design

Xie, Y.; Yang, H.; Wang, Z. U.; Liu, Y.; Zhou, H.-C.; Li, J.-R., Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 563-565. DOI:10.1039/C3CC48089E

Tuning the structure and function of metal–organic frameworks via linker design

Lu, W.; Wei, Z.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Liu, T.-F.; Park, J.(Jinhee); Park, J.(Jihye); Tian, J.; Zhang, M.; Zhang, Q.; Gentle, T.; Bosch, M.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43, 5561-5593. DOI:10.1039/C4CS00003J

Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs)

Zhou, H.-C.; Kitagawa, S., Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43, 5415-5418. DOI:10.1039/C4CS90059F


Rational Design of Metal-Organic Frameworks with Anticipated Porosities and Functionalities

Zhang, M.; Bosch M.; Gentle, T.; Zhou, H.-C., Cryst. Eng. Comm. 2014, 16, 4069-4083. DOI:10.1039/C4CE00321G

Design and synthesis of nucleobase-incorporated metal-organic materials

Zhang, M.; Lu, W.; Li, J.-R.; Bosch, M.; Chen, Y.-P.; Liu, T.-F.; Liu, Y.; Zhou, H.-C., Inorg. Chem. Front., 2014, 1 (2), 159-162. DOI:10.1039/c3qi00042g

Stable Benzimidazole-Incorporated Porous Polymer Network for Carbon Capture with High Efficiency and Low Cost

Zhang, M.; Perry, Z.; Park J.; Zhou H.-C., Polymer (Elsevier), 2014, 55 (1), 335–339. DOI:10.1016/j.polymer.2013.09.029

Symmetry-Guided Synthesis of Highly Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks with Fluorite Topology

Zhang, M.; Chen, Y.-P.; Bosch, M.; Gentle, T.; Wang, K.; Feng, D.; Wang, Z. U.; Zhou, H.-C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 815-818. DOI:10.1002/anie.201307340

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


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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