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Breathing 3D Frameworks with T-Shaped Connecting Ligand Exhibiting Solvent Induction, Metal Ions Effect and Luminescent Properties

Guangzhou Key Laboratory of Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage, School of Chemistry and Environment, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510006, China
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Crystals 2017, 7(10), 311; https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst7100311
Received: 18 August 2017 / Revised: 6 October 2017 / Accepted: 13 October 2017 / Published: 17 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Crystal Structure Analysis of Supramolecular and Porous Solids)
To study the structural effects in three-dimensional porous coordination polymers, three novel flexible porous coordination polymers—[Cd2(bpdc)2](DMF)3(H2O) (1) and [M(bpdc)](DMF)(H2O) (M = Cd (2), Zn (3))—have been synthesized under solvothermal conditions with d10 block metal ions and T-shaped connecting ligand. Complexes 13 crystallize in different space groups, but they display the same ant network. The first two complexes can transform into each other via the alteration of guest, whereas complex 3 shows no structural change. The structural details reveal that the size of metal ions might be responsible for the transformation of porous frameworks. Furthermore, luminescent properties have been explored, and a guest-dependent shift of emission peaks was observed, suggesting potential application of the complexes as a probe. View Full-Text
Keywords: porous framework; breathing effect; solvent induction; luminescence porous framework; breathing effect; solvent induction; luminescence
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Ou, Y.-C.; Song, Y.-Y.; Du, H.-M.; Hao, M.-M.; Wu, J.-Z. Breathing 3D Frameworks with T-Shaped Connecting Ligand Exhibiting Solvent Induction, Metal Ions Effect and Luminescent Properties. Crystals 2017, 7, 311.

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