A triptycene-based polymer of intrinsic microposity that displays enhanced surface area and hydrogen adsorption

Bader Ghanem, Kadhum J. Msayib, Neil B. McKeown*, Kenneth D.M. Harris, Zhigang Pan, Peter M. Budd, Anna Butler, James Selbie, David Book, Allan Walton

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A novel triptycene-based polymer of intrinsic microporosity (Trip-PIM) displays enhanced surface area (1065 m 2 g -1 ) and reversibly adsorbs 1.65% hydrogen by mass at 1 bar/77 K and 2.71% at 10 bar/77 K.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-69
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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