Metal-Organic-Framework-Quantum Dots (QD@MOF) Composites


Metal-Organic-Framework-Quantum Dots (QD@MOF) Composites

M. Ramesh, M. Muthukrishnan, Anish Khan, Mohammed Azam

The developments in the field of metal-organic frameworks-quantum dot (QD@MOF) composites have improved recently, especially in terms of production, better performance, and wide area of industrial applications. The combination of the high surface areas, micro-porosity and tunable compositions of MOFs with QDs, allows the preparation of composite materials with enhanced properties for several applications such as photo-catalysis, energy storage, gas-storage and sensing. This chapter summarizes the production mechanisms such as crystallization, interfacial diffusion, micro-fluidic processing, and vapour deposition methods of QD@MOF composites in detail. The application of QD@MOF in gas separation, nano-filtration, ionic sieving, stimuli responsiveness, and catalysis are reviewed, and the separation mechanisms are also discussed in detail. Moreover, the opportunities and challenges for further development of QD@MOF are pointed out.

Metal-Organic Frameworks, Quantum Dot Composites, Production Methodologies, Modification Strategies, Applications

Published online 10/5/2019, 36 pages

Citation: M. Ramesh, M. Muthukrishnan, Anish Khan, Mohammed Azam, Metal-Organic-Framework-Quantum Dots (QD@MOF) Composites, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 58, pp 49-84, 2019


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