Hybrid Systems for the Separation (LHYS)

In-Situ Precipitation of Metal-Organic Frameworks from a metallic Waste Solution

Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs) are an emerging class of porous materials constructed from metal containing nodes and organic linkers with a particular high porosity, stability and easy tunability. These materials have shown promise for diverse applications including catalysis, sensing, separations, or even as light-harvesting materials.(1) Our interest is to obtain a method for a selective metal precipitation from a metallic waste solution to obtain MOFs that include different metals inside a same structure (Heterogenic crystalline material) that can potentially generate new activities(2) and give a new direction on the recycling process through the development of higher value products.


Experiments were also performed by varying the temperature (90° and 150°C). SEM images have shown that the morphologies of these materials have drastically changed.

References :
(1) M. Carboni, C. W. Abney, S. Liu, W. Lin, Chem. Sci., 2013, 4, 2396. (b) K. Manna, T. Zhang, M. Carboni, C. W. Abney, W. Lin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 13182. (c) M. Carboni, Z. Lin, C. W.  Abney, T. Zhang, W. Lin, Chem. - Eur. J., 2014, 20, 14965. (d) R. Navarro-Amador, M. Carboni, D. Meyer, Submitted.

More informations :

" In-Situ Precipitation of Metal-Organic Frameworks from a simulant battery waste solution"
E. Perez, R. Navarro Amador, M. Carboni, D. Meyer
Materials Letters , 167, 188-191 (2016)

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