Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 7,481,866

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

1-27-2009

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

10/465,535

Date Filed

2003-06-19

Total Pages

17 pages

Abstract

The invention provides a porous metal-organic framework that can be used to store gases, such as hydrogen. Also provided is metal-organic framework comprising bifunctional metallic bridging groups and organic nodes having three or more points of connection, wherein the framework has one or more cavities suitable for containing one or more storage gas molecules. The invention further provides a metal-organic framework comprising organic functional groups directed into the one or more cavities that are capable of reacting with a storage gas.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/470