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Gas adsorption on metal-organic frameworks

United States Patent

July 24, 2012
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The present invention involves the use of certain metal organic frameworks that have been treated with water or another metal titrant in the storage of carbon dioxide. The capacity of these frameworks is significantly increased through this treatment.
Willis; Richard R. (Cary, IL), Low; John J. (Schaumburg, IL), Faheem; Syed A. (Huntley, IL), Benin; Annabelle I. (Oak Forest, IL), Snurr; Randall Q. (Evanston, IL), Yazaydin; Ahmet Ozgur (Evanston, IL)
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, IL), Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
12/ 552,037
September 1, 2009
GOVERNMENT INTERESTS The U.S. Department of Energy has certain rights in this invention under National Energy Technology Laboratory Award No. DE-FG26-04NT42121.