Tunable molecular separation by nanoporous membranes

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/1166
dc.identifier.uri http://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/1190
dc.contributor.author Wang, Zhengbang
dc.contributor.author Knebel, Alexander
dc.contributor.author Grosjean, Sylvian
dc.contributor.author Wagner, Danny
dc.contributor.author Bräse, Stefan
dc.contributor.author Wöll, Christof
dc.contributor.author Caro, Jürgen
dc.contributor.author Heinke, Lars
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-24T08:49:28Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-24T08:49:28Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Wang, Z.; Knebel, Alexander; Grosjean, S.; Wagner, D.; Bräse, S. et al.: Tunable molecular separation by nanoporous membranes. In: Nature Communications 7 (2016), Nr., 13872. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13872
dc.description.abstract Metal-organic frameworks offer tremendous potential for efficient separation of molecular mixtures. Different pore sizes and suitable functionalizations of the framework allow for an adjustment of the static selectivity. Here we report membranes which offer dynamic control of the selectivity by remote signals, thus enabling a continuous adjustment of the permeate flux. This is realized by assembling linkers containing photoresponsive azobenzene-side-groups into monolithic, crystalline membranes of metal-organic frameworks. The azobenzene moieties can be switched from the trans to the cis configuration and vice versa by irradiation with ultraviolet or visible light, resulting in a substantial modification of the membrane permeability and separation factor. The precise control of the cis:trans azobenzene ratio, for example, by controlled irradiation times or by simultaneous irradiation with ultraviolet and visible light, enables the continuous tuning of the separation. For hydrogen:carbon-dioxide, the separation factor of this smart membrane can be steplessly adjusted between 3 and 8. eng
dc.description.sponsorship Volkswagen Foundation
dc.description.sponsorship Helmholtz Association
dc.description.sponsorship DFG/SFB/1176
dc.description.sponsorship DFG/SPP/1928
dc.description.sponsorship DFG/Ca147/20
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher London : Nature Publishing Group
dc.relation.ispartofseries Nature Communications 7 (2016)
dc.rights CC BY 4.0 Unported
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subject SURMOF eng
dc.subject nanoporous membranes eng
dc.subject IRRAS eng
dc.subject interfaces eng
dc.subject.ddc 500 | Naturwissenschaften ger
dc.title Tunable molecular separation by nanoporous membranes eng
dc.type article
dc.type Text
dc.relation.issn 2041-1723
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13872
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 7
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 13872
dc.description.version publishedVersion
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