Room-temperature acetylene hydration by a Hg(II)-laced metal-organic framework

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Author(s)

  • Ka-Kit Yee
  • Meiqin Zha
  • Ramesh Y. Adhikari
  • Mark T. Tuominen
  • Jun He
  • Zhengtao Xu

Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10941-10944
Journal / PublicationChemical Communications
Volume51
Issue number54
Online published27 May 2015
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jul 2015

Abstract

Thiol (-SH) groups within a Zr(iv)-based metal-organic framework (MOF) anchor Hg(ii) atoms; oxidation by H2O2 then leads to acidic sulfonate functions for catalyzing acetylene hydration at room temperature.

Citation Format(s)

Room-temperature acetylene hydration by a Hg(II)-laced metal-organic framework. / Yee, Ka-Kit; Wong, Yan-Lung; Zha, Meiqin et al.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 51, No. 54, 11.07.2015, p. 10941-10944.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review