The effect of pressure on Cu-btc: framework compression vs. guest inclusion

Alexander J. Graham, Jin-Chong Tan, David R. Allan, Stephen A. Moggach

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Here we present detailed structural data on the effect of high pressure on Cu-btc. Application of pressure causes solvent to be squeezed into the pores until a phase transition occurs, driven by the sudden compression and expansion of equatorial and axial Cu-O bonds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1535-1537
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes

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