Next Article in Journal
Complex Three-Dimensional Co3O4 Nano-Raspberry: Highly Stable and Active Low-temperature CO Oxidation Catalyst
Next Article in Special Issue
Rotational Dynamics of Linkers in Metal–Organic Frameworks
Previous Article in Journal
Silver Nanomaterial-Immobilized Desalination Systems for Efficient Removal of Radioactive Iodine Species in Water
Previous Article in Special Issue
Thermal and Guest-Assisted Structural Transition in the NH2-MIL-53(Al) Metal Organic Framework: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Investigation
Open AccessReview

Tunable Metal–Organic Frameworks for Heat Transformation Applications

1
National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Lenin Avenue 30, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
2
Laboratory of Organometallics, Catalysis and Ordered Materials, State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing; Center for Chemical and Material Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, China
3
School of Chemical Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand
4
Center for Environmental and Energy Research (CEER), Ghent University, Global Campus Songdo, 119 Songdomunhwa-Ro, Yeonsu-Gu 219220, Incheon, Korea
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Nanomaterials 2018, 8(9), 661; https://doi.org/10.3390/nano8090661
Received: 13 July 2018 / Revised: 14 August 2018 / Accepted: 23 August 2018 / Published: 26 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Metal Organic Frameworks)
Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs) are a subclass of porous materials that have unique properties, such as varieties of structures from different metals and organic linkers and tunable porosity from a structure or framework design. Moreover, modification/functionalization of the material structure could optimize the material properties and demonstrate high potential for a selected application. MOF materials exhibit exceptional properties that make these materials widely applicable in energy storage and heat transformation applications. This review aims to give a broad overview of MOFs and their development as adsorbent materials with potential for heat transformation applications. We have briefly overviewed current explorations, developments, and the potential of metal–organic frameworks (MOFs), especially the tuning of the porosity and the hydrophobic/hydrophilic design required for this specific application. These materials applied as adsorbents are promising in thermal-driven adsorption for heat transformation using water as a working fluid and related applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: metal–organic frameworks; heat transformation; low-temperature heat; adsorbent; water adsorption metal–organic frameworks; heat transformation; low-temperature heat; adsorbent; water adsorption
Show Figures

Graphical abstract

MDPI and ACS Style

Chaemchuen, S.; Xiao, X.; Klomkliang, N.; Yusubov, M.S.; Verpoort, F. Tunable Metal–Organic Frameworks for Heat Transformation Applications. Nanomaterials 2018, 8, 661.

AMA Style

Chaemchuen S, Xiao X, Klomkliang N, Yusubov MS, Verpoort F. Tunable Metal–Organic Frameworks for Heat Transformation Applications. Nanomaterials. 2018; 8(9):661.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Chaemchuen, Somboon; Xiao, Xuan; Klomkliang, Nikom; Yusubov, Mekhman S.; Verpoort, Francis. 2018. "Tunable Metal–Organic Frameworks for Heat Transformation Applications" Nanomaterials 8, no. 9: 661.

Find Other Styles
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Search more from Scilit
 
Search
Back to TopTop