Don’t call them stiff: Metal organic frameworks show unexpected flexibility

29 julio 2015

Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) are proving to be incredibly flexible with a myriad of potential applications including as antimicrobial agents, hydrogen-storage materials and solar-cell components. And despite their rigid-sounding name, researchers are reporting that MOF structures are also dynamic — much more so than previously thought. This discovery could lead to the synthesis of brand-new types of materials.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/