MOF-Derived Nanocarbons: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications


MOF-Derived Nanocarbons: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

Boris I. Kharisov, Cesar Maximo Oliva González, Thelma Serrano Quezada, Oxana V. Kharissova, Yolanda Peña Mendez

Nanocarbons, derived from the metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), are reviewed. These nanomaterials represent different carbon allotropes with presence of initial metals in elemental or oxidized forms, depending on the calcination conditions. The main route for obtaining MOF-derived nanocarbons is the pyrolysis at temperatures in the range of 700-1000 oC. The formed nanoporous materials possess useful properties, allowing them to be used for catalytic purposes, in adsorption processes, supercapacitors and solution of environmental problems, among other uses.

Metal-Organic Frameworks, Nanocarbons, Bimetallic Nanocarbons, Catalysis, Pyrolysis

Published online 6/30/2019, 22 pages

Citation: Boris I. Kharisov, Cesar Maximo Oliva González, Thelma Serrano Quezada, Oxana V. Kharissova, Yolanda Peña Mendez, MOF-Derived Nanocarbons: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 53, pp 235-256, 2019


Part of the book on Metal-Organic Framework Composites

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