Large scale microwave synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks

Thomas-Hillman, Ieuan (2021) Large scale microwave synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

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Abstract

This thesis contains a collection of manuscripts and commentary reporting on the microwave synthesis of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), a broad class of porous materials. The central aim of this scheme of work was to use microwave heating solutions to realise the rapid synthesis of MOF materials. This has the potential to enable large scale production of these materials whilst also elucidating on the consequences of using this alternative heating method and the underlying mechanism by which the materials are synthesised.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (PhD)
Supervisors: Laybourn, Andrea
Dodds, Chris
Kingman, Sam
Keywords: MOFs, Metal-organic frameworks, microwave heating, industrial synthesis, porous materials, microwave synthesis, carbon capture
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD241 Organic chemistry
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Engineering
Item ID: 64855
Depositing User: Thomas-Hillman, Ieuan
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2021 04:40
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 04:40
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/64855

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