Impact evaluation of coexisting gas CO on CO2 adsorption on biochar derived from softwood shavings
Zahra Ghanbarpour Mamaghani, Kelly A. Hawboldt, Stephanie MacQuarrie, Michael J. Katz

Separation and Purification Technology 2024 338 (), 126529

Wood biochar as a point source CO2 adsorbent-impact of humidity on performance.
Zahra Ghanbarpour Mamaghani, Kelly A. Hawboldt, Stephanie MacQuarrie, Michael J. Katz

Fuel 2024 361 (), 130737


Methyl red based metal–organic frameworks for the selective and tuneable sensing of ammonia gas
Craig N. G. Weir, Rodney J. Blanchard, Amanda P. Parsons, Gauthaman Kalarikkandy, Michael J. Katz

Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2024 12 (1), 125-131



Incorporating Microporous Zn3 and Zn2Cd MOFs into Pebax/PVDF Mixed Matrix Membranes for Improved Carbon Dioxide Separation Performance
Mahsan Basafa, Amanda P. Parsons, Ellan K. Berdichevsky, Mason C. Lawrence, Michael J. Katz

ACS Applied Energy Materials 2023 6 (18), 9170–9178



Ultrahigh Size Exclusion Selectivity for Carbon Dioxide from Nitrogen/Methane in an Ultramicroporous Metal–Organic Framework
Ellan K. Berdichevsky, Victoria A. Downing, Riley W. Hooper, Nathan W. Butt, Devon T. McGrath, Laurie J. Donnelly, Vladimir K. Michaelis, and Michael J. Katz

Inorganic Chemistry 2022 61 (20), 7970–7979


Analysis of the Water Adsorption Isotherms in UiO-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks
Mason C Lawrence, Michael J Katz

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2022 126 (2), 1107–1114


A historical perspective on porphyrin-based metal–organic frameworks and their applications
Xuan Zhang, Megan C Wasson, Mohsen Shayan, Ellan K Berdichevsky, Joseph Ricardo-Noordberg, Zujhar Singh, Edgar K Papazyan, Anthony J Castro, Paola Marino, Zvart Ajoyan, Zhijie Chen, Timur Islamoglu, Ashlee J Howarth, Yangyang Liu, Marek B Majewski, Michael J Katz, Joseph E Mondloch, Omar K Farha

Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2021 429 (15), 213615



Alkaline Earth Metal–Organic Frameworks with Tailorable Ion Release: A Path for Supporting Biomineralization
Maria A Matlinska, Michelle Ha, Bryden Hughton, Anton O Oliynyk, Abishek K Iyer, Guy M Bernard, Gareth Lambkin, Mason C Lawrence, Michael J Katz, Arthur Mar, and Vladimir K Michaelis

ACS applied materials & interfaces 2019 11 (36), 32739-32745


Selective decontamination of the reactive air pollutant nitrous acid via node-linker cooperativity in a metal–organic framework
Devon T. McGrath, Michaela D. Ryan, John J. MacInnis, Trevor C. VandenBoer, Cora J. Young, Michael J. Katz

Chemical Science 2019 10 (), 5576-5581



Catalytic conversion of glucose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural using zirconium-containing metal–organic frameworks using microwave heating
Jue Gong, Michael J Katz, Francesca M Kerton

RSC Advances 2018 8 (), 31618-31627


Investigating the crystal engineering of the pillared paddlewheel metal–organic framework Zn2(NH2BDC)2DABCO

Devon T. McGrath, Victoria A. Downing, Michael J. Katz

New Talent Issue, CrystEngComm 2018 20 (), 6082-6087

Solid‐State Route for the Synthesis of Scalable, Luminescent Silicon and Germanium Nanocrystals
Maxine J Kirshenbaum, Matthew G Boebinger, Michael J Katz, Matthew T McDowell, Mita Dasog

ChemNanoMat 2018 4 (4), 423-429



Bistable Dithienylethene-Based Metal–Organic Framework Illustrating Optically Induced Changes in Chemical Separations
Brandon J Furlong, Michael J Katz

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017 139 (38), 13280-13283

Investigating the Cheletropic Reaction Between Sulfur Dioxide and Butadiene-Containing Linkers in UiO-66
Jinfeng Zhang, Jared B DeCoste, and Michael J Katz

Canadian Journal of Chemistry 2017 96 (2), 139-143



Dihydrolevoglucosenone (Cyrene) As a Green Alternative to N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) in MOF Synthesis
Jinfeng Zhang, Gabrielle B White, Michaela D Ryan, Andrew J Hunt, Michael J Katz

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2016 4 (12), 7186-7192


Determining the structural stability of UiO-67 with respect to time: A solid-state NMR investigation
Mason C Lawrence, Celine Schneider, Michael J Katz

Chemical Communications 2016 52 (), 4971-4974



High volumetric uptake of ammonia using Cu-MOF-74/Cu-CPO-27
Michael J Katz, Ashlee J Howarth, Peyman Z Moghadam, Jared B DeCoste, Randall Q Snurr, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

Dalton Transactions 2015 45 (), 4150-4153


One Step Backward Is Two Steps Forward: Enhancing the Hydrolysis Rate of UiO-66 by Decreasing [OH]
Michael J Katz, Rachel C Klet, Su-Young Moon, Joseph E Mondloch, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

ACS Catalysis 2015 5 (8), 4637-4642


High Efficiency Adsorption and Removal of Selenate and Selenite from Water Using Metal–Organic Frameworks
Ashlee J Howarth, Michael J Katz, Timothy C Wang, Ana E Platero-Prats, Karena W Chapman, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015 137 (23), 7488-7494

Destruction of chemical warfare agents using metal–organic frameworks
Joseph E Mondloch, Michael J Katz, William C Isley III, Pritha Ghosh, Peilin Liao, Wojciech Bury, George W Wagner, Morgan G Hall, Jared B DeCoste, Gregory W Peterson, Randall Q Snurr, Christopher J Cramer, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

Nature materials 2015 14 (), 512-516


Exploiting parameter space in MOFs: a 20-fold enhancement of phosphate-ester hydrolysis with UiO-66-NH2
Michael J Katz, Su-Young Moon, Joseph E Mondloch, M Hassan Beyzavi, Casey J Stephenson, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

Chemical Science 2015 6 (4), 2286-2291


Turning On Catalysis: Incorporation of a Hydrogen-Bond-Donating Squaramide Moiety into a Zr Metal–Organic Framework
C Michael McGuirk, Michael J Katz, Charlotte L Stern, Amy A Sarjeant, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha, Chad A Mirkin

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015 137 (2), 919-925


A UiO-66 analogue with uncoordinated carboxylic acids for the broad-spectrum removal of toxic chemicals
Jared B DeCoste, Tyler J Demasky, Michael J Katz, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

New Journal of Chemistry 2015 39 (), 2396-2399


Remnant PbI2, an unforeseen necessity in high-efficiency hybrid perovskite-based solar cells?
Duyen H Cao, Constantinos C Stoumpos, Christos D Malliakas, Michael J Katz, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp, Mercouri G Kanatzidis

APL Materials 2014 2 (9), 091101


Dynamics of Back Electron Transfer in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Featuring 4-tert-Butyl- and Atomic-Layer-Deposited Alumina as Surface Modifiers
Michael J Katz, Michael J DeVries Vermeer, Omar K Farha, Michael J Pellin, Joseph T Hupp

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2014 119 (24), 7162–7169


Directed Growth of Electroactive Metal-Organic Framework Thin Films Using Electrophoretic Deposition
Idan Hod, Wojciech Bury, David M Karlin, Pravas Deria, Chung-Wei Kung, Michael J Katz, Monica So, Benjamin Klahr, Danni Jin, Yip-Wah Chung, Teri W Odom, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

Advanced Materials 2014 26 (36), 6295-6300


Fabrication of Transparent-Conducting-Oxide-Coated Inverse Opals as Mesostructured Architectures for Electrocatalysis Applications: A Case Study with NiO
Vennesa O Williams, Erica J DeMarco, Michael J Katz, Joseph A Libera, Shannon C Riha, Dong Wook Kim, Jason R Avila, Alex B F Martinson, Jeffrey W Elam, Michael J Pellin, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

ACS applied materials & interfaces 2014 6 (15), 12290-12294


Are Zr6-based MOFs water stable? Linker hydrolysis vs. capillary-force-driven channel collapse
Joseph E Mondloch, Michael J Katz, Nora Planas, David Semrouni, Laura Gagliardi, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

Chemical Communications 2014 50 (64), 8944-8946


High-Surface-Area Architectures for Improved Charge Transfer Kinetics at the Dark Electrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
William L Hoffeditz, Michael J Katz, Pravas Deria, Alex B F Martinson, Michael J Pellin, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

ACS applied materials & interfaces 2014 6 (11), 8646-8650



Effects of Adsorbed Pyridine Derivatives and Ultrathin Atomic-Layer-Deposited Alumina Coatings on the Conduction Band-Edge Energy of TiO2 and on Redox-Shuttle-Derived Dark Currents
Michael J Katz, Michael J D Vermeer, Omar K Farha, Michael J Pellin, Joseph T Hupp

Langmuir 2013 29 (2), 806–814


Simple and Compelling Biomimetic Metal–Organic Framework Catalyst for the Degradation of Nerve Agent Simulants
Michael J Katz, Joseph E Mondloch, Ryan K Totten, Jin K Park, SonBinh T Nguyen, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013 53 (2), 497-501


A facile synthesis of UiO-66, UiO-67 and their derivatives
Michael J Katz, Zachary J Brown, Yamil J Colón, Paul W Siu, Karl A Scheidt, Randall Q Snurr, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

Chemical Communications 2013 49 (82), 9449-9451

Class III Delocalization and Exciton Coupling in a Bimetallic Bis-ligand Radical Complex
Tim J Dunn, Linus Chiang, Caterina F Ramogida, Khatera Hazin, Michael I Webb, Michael J Katz, Tim Storr

Chemistry-A European Journal 2013 19 (29), 9606-9618

Unexpected Transformation of a Schiff Base Pyridine N-Oxide in the Presence of Pr(NO3)3·6H2O
Sabrina Ouizem, Diane A Dickie, Michael J Katz, Robert T Paine

Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements 2013 188 (1-3), 111-115


Diamido-Ether Actinide Complexes as Initiators for Lactide Ring-Opening Polymerization
Cassandra E Hayes, Yann Sarazin, Michael J Katz, Jean-François Carpentier, Daniel B Leznoff

Organometallics 2013 32 (5), 1183-1192


Toward solar fuels: Water splitting with sunlight and “rust”?
Michael J Katz, Shannon C Riha, Nak Cheon Jeong, Alex B F Martinson, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2012 256 (21-22), 2521-2529

Vapochromic Behaviour of M[Au(CN)2]2-Based Coordination Polymers (M= Co, Ni)
Julie Lefebvre, Jasmine L Korčok, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

Sensors 2012 12 (3), 3669-3692


Directed ortho, ortho'-dimetalation of hydrobenzoin: Rapid access to hydrobenzoin derivatives useful for asymmetric synthesis
Inhee Cho, Labros Meimetis, Lee Belding, Michael J Katz, Travis Dudding, Robert Britton

Beilstein journal of organic chemistry 2011 7 (1), 1315-1322


Characterising Lone-Pair Activity of Lead(II) by 207Pb Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy: Coordination Polymers of [N(CN)2]−M and [Au(CN)2] with Terpyridine Ancillary Ligands
Brandon J Greer, Vladimir K Michaelis, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff, Georg Schreckenbach, Scott Kroeker

Chemistry-A European Journal 2011 17 (13), 3609-3618


Photochromic benzo [g] quinoxalines
Muriel Rakotomalala, Michael Katz, Emilie Voisin, Tamara CS Pace, Cornelia Bohne, Vance E Williams

Canadian Journal of Chemistry 2011 89 (3), 297-302



Changes in Electronic Properties of Polymeric One-Dimensional {[M(CN)2]-}n (M: Au, Ag) Chains Due to Neighboring Closed-Shell Zn(II) or Open-Shell Cu(II) Ions
Francois Baril-Robert, Xiaobo Li, Michael J Katz, Andrew R Geisheimer, Daniel B Leznoff, Howard Patterson

Inorganic chemistry 2010 50 (1), 231-237


Synthesis and characterization of a series of halide-bridged, multinuclear iron(II) and cobalt(II) diamido complexes and a dinuclear, high-spin cobalt(II) alkyl derivative
Zohreh Moatazedi, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

Dalton Transactions 2010 39 (41), 9889-9896



Highly Birefringent Cyanoaurate Coordination Polymers: The Effect of Polarizable C− X Bonds (X= Cl, Br)
Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2009 131 (51), 18435-18444


Natural abundance 13C and 15N solid-state NMR analysis of paramagnetic transition-metal cyanide coordination polymers
Pedro M Aguiar, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff, Scott Kroeker

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2009 11 (32), 6925-6934


Impact of metallophilicity on "colossal" positive and negative thermal expansion in a series of isostructural dicyanometallate coordination polymers
Jasmine L Korcok, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2009 131 (13), 4866-4871

Ammonia-Sensing Cyanoaurate Coordination Polymers
Daniel B Leznoff, Michael J Katz, Julie Lefebvre

Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry 2009 0 (), 85-91



NHC Complexes of Osmium Clusters: A Structural and Reactivity Study
Craig E Cooke, Michael C Jennings, Michael J Katz, Roland K Pomeroy, Jason A C Clyburne

Organometallics 2008 27 (22), 5777-5799


The use of aurophilic and other metal–metal interactions as crystal engineering design elements to increase structural dimensionality
Michael J Katz, Ken Sakai, Daniel B Leznoff

Chemical Society Reviews 2008 37 (9), 1884-1895


Polymorphism of Zn[Au(CN)2]2 and its luminescent sensory response to NH3 vapor
Michael J Katz, Taramatee Ramnial, Hua-Zhong Yu, Daniel B Leznoff

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008 130 (32), 10662-10673


Structural and spectroscopic impact of tuning the stereochemical activity of the lone pair in lead(II) cyanoaurate coordination polymers via ancillary ligands
Michael J Katz, Vladimir K Michaelis, Pedro M Aguiar, Renante Yson, Haiyan Lu, Harini Kaluarachchi, Raymond J Batchelor, Georg Schreckenbach, Scott Kroeker, Howard H Patterson, Daniel B Leznoff

Inorganic chemistry 2008 47 (14), 6353-6363


Synthesis, structures, and kinetics of mixed-donor amido-amino-siloxo ligands from symmetrical diamidosilyl ether ligands via a retro-Brook rearrangement
Farzad Haftbaradaran, Angela M Kuchison, Michael J Katz, Gabriele Schatte, Daniel B Leznoff

Inorganic chemistry 2008 47 (3), 812-822



Highly birefringent materials designed using coordination polymer synthetic methodology
Michael J Katz, Harini Kaluarachchi, Raymond J Batchelor, Alexei A Bokov, Zuo-Guang Ye, Daniel B Leznoff

Angewandte Chemie 2007 119 (46), 8960-8963


A Concert of Weak Interactions Generates the Very Complex {Cu(tmeda)[Au(CN)4]21/3H2O Structure
Michael J Katz, Harini Kaluarachchi, Raymond J Batchelor, Gabriele Schatte, Daniel B Leznoff

Crystal Growth & Design 2007 7 (10), 1946-1948


Preparation and characterization of two chiral Au(CN)2-based coordination polymers containing (1R, 2R)-N,M'-dimethylcyclohexanediamine
Andrew R Geisheimer, Michael J Katz, Raymond J Batchelor, Daniel B Leznoff

CrystEngComm 2007 9 (11), 1078-1083


The perils and opportunities of reactive building blocks: Attempted synthesis of new Hg(CN)2-based coordination polymers and the structures of the resulting products
Daniel B Leznoff, Michael J Katz, Leslie K L Cheng, Neil D Draper, Raymond J Batchelor

Journal of Molecular Structure 2006 796 (1-3), 223-229

A New Basic Motif in Cyanometallate Coordination Polymers: Structure and Magnetic Behavior of M(μ‐OH2)2[Au(CN)2]2 (M= Cu, Ni)
Julie Lefebvre, Fergal Callaghan, Michael J Katz, Jeff E Sonier, Daniel B Leznoff

Chemistry-A European Journal 2006 12 (26), 6748-6761


Diamidosilylether complexes of yttrium(III) and chromium(III): Synthetic challenges and surprises
Edwin W Y Wong, Anjan Kumar Das, Michael J Katz, Yoshimasa Nishimura, Raymond J Batchelor, Masayoshi Onishi, Daniel B Leznoff

Inorganica Chimica Acta 2006 359 (9), 2826-2834


Structure and Multinuclear Solid-State NMR of a Highly Birefringent Lead−Gold Cyanide Coordination Polymer
Michael J. Katz, Pedro M. Aguiar, Raymond J. Batchelor, Alexei A. Bokov, Zuo-Guang Ye, Scott Kroeker, Daniel B. Leznoff

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006 128 (11), 3669–3676


[Au(CN)4]-as Both an Intramolecular and Intermolecular Bidentate Ligand with [(tmeda)Cu(μ-OH)] Dimers: from Antiferro-to Ferromagnetic Coupling in Polymorphs
Michael J. Katz, Carolyn J. Shorrock, Raymond J. Batchelor, and Daniel B. Leznoff

Inorganic Chemistry 2006 45 (4), 1757–1765


Structural Pitstops and Turnoffs on the Way to the Birefringent 2-D Layer Structure {(tmeda)M[Hg(CN)2]2}[HgCl4](M=Cu, Ni)
Neil D Draper, Michael J Katz, Raymond J Batchelor, Daniel B Leznoff

Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials 2005 15 (4), 3083-3091


Synthesis and structure of diamido ether uranium(iv) and thorium(iv) halide “ate” complexes and their conversion to salt-free bis(alkyl) complexes
Kimberly C Jantunen, Farzad Haftbaradaran, Michael J Katz, Raymond J Batchelor, Gabriele Schatte, Daniel B Leznoff

Dalton Transactions 2005 0 (18), 3083-3091

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