Metal–Organic Framework Thin Films Composed of Free-Standing Acicular Nanorods Exhibiting Reversible Electrochromism

C. W. Kung , T. C. Wang , J. E. Mondloch , D. Fairen-Jimenez , D. M. Gardner , Wojciech Bury , J. M. Klingsporn , J. C. Barnes , R. Van Duyne , J. F. Stoddart , M. R. Wasielewski , O. K. Farha , J. T. Hupp


A uniform and crack-free metal–organic framework (MOF) thin film composed of free-standing acicular nanorods was grown on a transparent conducting glass substrate. The MOF thin film exhibits electrochromic switching between yellow and deep blue by means of a one-electron redox reaction at its pyrene-based linkers. The rigid MOF stabilizes the radical cations of the pyrene linkers at positive applied potential, resulting in the reversible color change of the MOF film. The regular and uniform channels of the MOF allow ions to migrate through the entire film. The MOF thin film thus exhibits a remarkable color change and rapid switching rate.
Author C. W. Kung
C. W. Kung,,
, T. C. Wang
T. C. Wang,,
, J. E. Mondloch
J. E. Mondloch,,
, D. Fairen-Jimenez
D. Fairen-Jimenez,,
, D. M. Gardner
D. M. Gardner,,
, Wojciech Bury (FC / DCOC)
Wojciech Bury,,
- Department Of Catalysis And Organometallic Chemistry
, J. M. Klingsporn
J. M. Klingsporn,,
, J. C. Barnes
J. C. Barnes,,
, R. Van Duyne
R. Van Duyne,,
, J. F. Stoddart
J. F. Stoddart,,
et al.`
Journal seriesChemistry of Materials, ISSN 0897-4756
Issue year2013
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishelectrochromism, metal−organic frameworks, one-dimensional nanorods, pyrene
Languageen angielski
cm2013_NU-901.pdf 3.03 MB
Score (nominal)45
ScoreMinisterial score = 45.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 45.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor: 2013 = 8.535 (2) - 2013=8.419 (5)
Citation count*12 (2015-06-01)
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