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Tunable electrical conductivity in metal-organic framework thin film devices

United States Patent

May 24, 2016
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A composition including a porous metal organic framework (MOF) including an open metal site and a guest species capable of charge transfer that can coordinate with the open metal site, wherein the composition is electrically conductive. A method including infiltrating a porous metal organic framework (MOF) including an open metal site with a guest species that is capable of charge transfer; and coordinating the guest species to the open metal site to form a composition including an electrical conductivity greater than an electrical conductivity of the MOF.
Talin; Albert Alec (Dublin, CA), Allendorf; Mark D. (Pleasanton, CA), Stavila; Vitalie (Pleasanton, CA), Leonard; Francois (Brentwood, CA)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 469,459
August 26, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.