Simultaneous laser-induced synthesis and micro-patterning of a metal organic framework

Nina Armon, Ehud Greenberg, Eitan Edri, Avraham Kenigsberg, Silvia Piperno, Omree Kapon, Ohad Fleker, Ilana Perelshtein, Gili Cohen-Taguri, Idan Hod, Hagay Shpaisman

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Micro-patterning of a metal organic framework (MOF) from a solution of precursors is achieved by local laser heating. Nano-sized MOFs are formed, followed by rapid assembly due to convective flows around a heat-induced micro-bubble. This laser-induced bottom-up technique is the first to suggest simultaneous synthesis and micro-patterning of MOFs, alleviating the need for pre-preparation and stabilization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12773-12776
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number85
StatePublished - 4 Nov 2019

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