Friday, September 5, 2008

Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for Gas Storage

"the very high surface areas, the large pores, the surprising stability, and the ability to tweak the chemistry of the basic building blocks" was what Herman P. C. E. Kuipers, regional manager for innovation and research at Shell Global Solutions told C&EN in August 25th cover story about Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs). These relatively new materials really push it to the edge when we talk about gas storage such as methane, hydrogen, carbondioxide and even toxic ones. Click here to read the story.