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Redox-Active Metal-Organic Frameworks for the Catalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons

United States Patent Application

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The disclosure provides for metal organic frameworks (MOFs) which comprise a plurality of redox-active metals or metal ions that are linked together by a plurality of dioxide-benzenedicarboxylate-based organic linking ligands. The disclosure further provides for the use of these MOFs in variety of applications, including catalyzing the oxidization of various hydrocarbons to higher oxidation states.
Long, Jeffrey R. (Oakland, CA), Xiao, Dianne J. (Berkeley, CA)
15/ 153,997
May 13, 2016
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-SC0008688 and Grant No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.