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Guest-Specific Function of a Flexible Undulating Channel in a 7,7,8,8-Tetracyano-p-quinodimethane Dimer-Based Porous Coordination Polymer

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posted on 12.09.2007, 00:00 authored by Satoru Shimomura, Satoshi Horike, Ryotaro Matsuda, Susumu Kitagawa
We have designed and synthesized a flexible porous coordination polymer with highly selective capacity to separate benzene from cyclohexane. The undulating channel providing the suitable space for the benzene and the H−π interaction between the host framework and the guest molecules result in this high selectivity.