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METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS FOR THE CATALYTIC DETOXIFICATION OF CHEMICAL WARFARE NERVE AGENTS

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20160175827
9,623,404
A1
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A method of using a metal organic framework (MOF) comprising a metal ion and an at least bidendate organic ligand to catalytically detoxify chemical warfare nerve agents including exposing the metal-organic-framework (MOF) to the chemical warfare nerve agent and catalytically decomposing the nerve agent with the MOF.
HUPP, Joseph T. (Northfield, IL), FARHA, Omar K. (Morton Grove, IL), KATZ, Michael J. (Evanston, IL), MONDLOCH, Joseph E. (Evanston, IL)
14/ 585,718
December 30, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under HDTRA1-10-1-0023 awarded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and DE-AC05-06OR23100 (SubK No. 10-20903 DOE Oak Ridge Tenn.) awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.