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Tailoring Metal-Organic Framework Glasses with Higher Fracture Toughness

Project description

Enhancing the fracture resistance of novel porous glasses

Porous glasses and ceramics are promising materials for catalysis, separation and storage applications. Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have structural pores that make them quite interesting for such applications. More recently, it was found that zeolitic imidazolate frameworks (ZIFs), a subset of MOFs with high porosity, can be melted and made into glasses. With the support of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions programme, the ToughMOF project is employing advanced experimental and in silico methods to address issues with these materials’ low fracture toughness and identify optimised glass structures with improved mechanical performance.

Coordinator

AALBORG UNIVERSITET
Net EU contribution
€ 207 312,00
Address
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7k
9220 Aalborg
Denmark

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Region
Danmark Nordjylland Nordjylland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00