Water-based synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate framework-90 (ZIF-90) with a controllable particle size

Fa Kuen Shieh, Shao Chun Wang, Sin Yen Leo, Kevin C.W. Wu

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Abstract

The ZIF code: ZIF-90 materials were successfully synthesized in an optimized water-based system. The particle size, ranging from micro- to nanoscales, could be controlled by different amounts of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), Zn/imidazole-2-carboxaldehyde ratio and alcohol (see figure).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11139-11142
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume19
Issue number34
DOIs
StatePublished - 19 Aug 2013

Keywords

  • green synthesis
  • nanoparticles
  • PVP
  • size control
  • zeolites

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