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Smart Coordination Polymers with Compartmentalized Pockets for Adaptive Guest Entrance

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Project "S-CAGE" data sheet

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 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Total cost 1˙998˙750 €
 EC max contribution 1˙998˙750 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
 Code Call ERC-2016-COG
 Funding Scheme ERC-COG
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-05-01   to  2022-04-30


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    UNIVERSITAT DE VALENCIA ES (VALENCIA) coordinator 1˙998˙750.00


 Project objective

The S-CAGE project aims to develop a new generation of crystalline solids with periodically-organized discrete voids, or compartments, that would benefit from the combination of the high stability and robustness of dense materials with the structural diversity and versatility (and therefore large applicability) of open frameworks. These coordination polymers (CPs) will be capable of interacting with guest species in the absence of large channels or permanent pores due to the presence of dynamic entrances. This could open new horizons towards the design of unprecedented materials as an enhanced interplay between the guests and the frameworks will be achieved resulting from the confined space of the compartmentalized pockets.

The main goals of S-CAGE will be:

i) Chemical design of compartmentalized 1D, 2D and 3D coordination polymers. These materials will be designed in such a way that they will provide ideal room to accommodate different guest molecules, which can be easily tuned depending on the target guest.

ii) Advanced structural characterization, including modern diffraction studies under pressure of gas and volatile guests. This strategy will provide unequivocal prove of the location of the guest molecules in the internal voids and gain insights of the mechanism of entrance. The direct visualization of the modes of interactions of different gases will permit a deep comprehension of the nature of their interaction.

iii) Gas separation studies. My goal will be the development of materials that could specially serve for gas separation and improve the performances of zeolites and MOFs by implementation of dynamic entities into the framework.

iv) Sensing capabilities through changes in magnetic properties. The chemical design followed in S-CAGE will result in magnetic CPs with confined spaces which should enhance the interaction of the guest molecules with the framework, and thus a change in their magnetism is expected.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 Eduardo Andres-Garcia, Javier López-Cabrelles, Lide Oar-Arteta, Beatriz Roldan-Martinez, Marta Cano-Padilla, Jorge Gascon, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas, Freek Kapteijn
Cation influence in adsorptive propane/propylene separation in ZIF-8 (SOD) topology
published pages: 848-856, ISSN: 1385-8947, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.04.094
Chemical Engineering Journal 371 2020-02-06
2019 Manuel Souto, Joaquín Calbo, Samuel Mañas-Valero, Aron Walsh, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Charge-transfer interactions between fullerenes and a mesoporous tetrathiafulvalene-based metal–organic framework
published pages: 1883-1893, ISSN: 2190-4286, DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.10.183
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 10 2020-01-30
2019 Javier Castells‐Gil, Samuel Mañas‐Valero, Iñigo J. Vitórica‐Yrezábal, Duarte Ananias, João Rocha, Raul Santiago, Stefan T. Bromley, José J. Baldoví, Eugenio Coronado, Manuel Souto, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Electronic, Structural and Functional Versatility in Tetrathiafulvalene‐Lanthanide Metal–Organic Frameworks
published pages: 12636-12643, ISSN: 0947-6539, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201902855
Chemistry – A European Journal 25/54 2020-01-30
2019 María Cabrero-Antonino, Sonia Remiro-Buenamañana, Manuel Souto, Antonio A. García-Valdivia, Duane Choquesillo-Lazarte, Sergio Navalón, Antonio Rodríguez-Diéguez, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas, Hermenegildo García
Design of cost-efficient and photocatalytically active Zn-based MOFs decorated with Cu 2 O nanoparticles for CO 2 methanation
published pages: 10932-10935, ISSN: 1359-7345, DOI: 10.1039/c9cc04446a
Chemical Communications 55/73 2020-01-30
2019 María Vicent-Morales, Iñigo J. Vitórica-Yrezábal, Manuel Souto, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Influence of interpenetration on the flexibility of MUV-2
published pages: 3031-3035, ISSN: 1466-8033, DOI: 10.1039/c9ce00233b
CrystEngComm 21/19 2020-01-30
2019 Javier López-Cabrelles, Jorge Romero, Gonzalo Abellán, Mónica Giménez-Marqués, Miguel Palomino, Susana Valencia, Fernando Rey, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Solvent-Free Synthesis of ZIFs: A Route toward the Elusive Fe(II) Analogue of ZIF-8
published pages: 7173-7180, ISSN: 0002-7863, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b02686
Journal of the American Chemical Society 141/17 2020-01-30
2018 Julia Miguel-Donet, Javier López-Cabrelles, Néstor Calvo Galve, Eugenio Coronado, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Two Consecutive Magneto-Structural Gas-Solid Transformations in Non-Porous Molecular Materials
published pages: 12426-12432, ISSN: 0947-6539, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802510
Chemistry - A European Journal 24/47 2019-10-08
2018 Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas, Eugenio Coronado
Magnetic functionalities in MOFs: from the framework to the pore
published pages: 533-557, ISSN: 0306-0012, DOI: 10.1039/c7cs00653e
Chemical Society Reviews 47/2 2019-10-08
2018 Javier Castells-Gil, José J. Baldoví, Carlos Martí-Gastaldo, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Implementation of slow magnetic relaxation in a SIM-MOF through a structural rearrangement
published pages: 14734-14740, ISSN: 1477-9226, DOI: 10.1039/c8dt03421d
Dalton Transactions 47/41 2019-10-08
2018 J. López-Cabrelles, S. Mañas-Valero, I. J. Vitórica-Yrezábal, P. J. Bereciartua, J. A. Rodríguez-Velamazán, J. C. Waerenborgh, B. J. C. Vieira, D. Davidovikj, P. G. Steeneken, H. S. J. van der Zant, G. Mínguez Espallargas, E. Coronado
Isoreticular two-dimensional magnetic coordination polymers prepared through pre-synthetic ligand functionalization
published pages: 1001-1007, ISSN: 1755-4330, DOI: 10.1038/s41557-018-0113-9
Nature Chemistry 10/10 2019-10-08
2018 Manuel Souto, Andrea Santiago-Portillo, Miguel Palomino, Iñigo J. Vitórica-Yrezábal, Bruno J. C. Vieira, João C. Waerenborgh, Susana Valencia, Sergio Navalón, Fernando Rey, Hermenegildo García, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
A highly stable and hierarchical tetrathiafulvalene-based metal–organic framework with improved performance as a solid catalyst
published pages: 2413-2418, ISSN: 2041-6520, DOI: 10.1039/c7sc04829g
Chemical Science 9/9 2019-10-08
2017 Mónica Giménez-Marqués, Néstor Calvo Galve, Miguel Palomino, Susana Valencia, Fernando Rey, Germán Sastre, Iñigo J. Vitórica-Yrezábal, Mónica Jiménez-Ruiz, J. Alberto Rodríguez-Velamazán, Miguel A. González, José L. Jordá, Eugenio Coronado, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Gas confinement in compartmentalized coordination polymers for highly selective sorption
published pages: 3109-3120, ISSN: 2041-6520, DOI: 10.1039/c6sc05122g
Chemical Science 8/4 2019-10-08
2018 Manuel Souto, Jorge Romero, Joaquín Calbo, Iñigo J. Vitórica-Yrezábal, José L. Zafra, Juan Casado, Enrique Ortí, Aron Walsh, Guillermo Mínguez Espallargas
Breathing-Dependent Redox Activity in a Tetrathiafulvalene-Based Metal–Organic Framework
published pages: 10562-10569, ISSN: 0002-7863, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b05890
Journal of the American Chemical Society 140/33 2019-10-08

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