Organic-inorganic hybrid zinc phosphate with 28-ring channels

Chih Min Wang, Li Wei Lee, Tsung Yuan Chang, Yen Chieh Chen, Hsiu Mei Lin, Kuang Lieh Lu, Kwang Hwa Lii

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Abstract

An organic-inorganic hybrid zinc phosphate with 28-ring channels was synthesized by use of an organic ligand instead of organic amine template under a hydro( solvo)thermal condition. This crystalline zinc phosphate contains large channels constructed from 28 zinc and phosphate tetrahedral units. The walls of the channels consist of two types of zincophosphate chains, in which the Zn atoms are coordinated by 2,4,5-tri(4-pyridyl)-imidazole ligands as pendent groups. This compound exhibits yellow emission and interesting properties of removing cobalt, cadmium, and mercury cations from aqueous solution. A new two-dimensional organic-inorganic hybrid zincophosphate was also obtained by changing the solvent mixture ratios in the synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1878-1881
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 26 Jan 2015

Keywords

  • Crystals
  • Hydro(solvo)thermal synthesis
  • Organic-inorganic hybrid composites
  • Phosphorus
  • Zinc

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