Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of DUT-52 and Investigation of Its Photoluminescent Properties

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Submitted: 15-03-2018
Published: 15-04-2019
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A zirconium metal-organic framework (MOF) of DUT-52 (DUT: Dresden University of Technology) was synthesized herein by reacting zirconium tetrachloride (ZrCl4) and 2,6-naphthalenedicarboxylic acid (H2NDC) in DMF under microwave heating at 115 oC for 25 min. This synthetic procedure was more efficient than a solvothermal method, by which a long thermal exposure (24 h) of 100-150 oC was required to produce the same MOF. The MOF has a thermal stability of 560 °C, prior to partial loss of interconnected 2,6-naphthalenedicarboxylate (NDC) linkers at some structure building units (SBU). Crystallinity of this DUT-52 was ca. 77 %, which was the same as one synthesized solvothermally.  Diffuse Reflectance UV-Vis spectra revealed an absorption at λex of 287 nm, which was equivalent to a bandgap energy of 4.32 eV.  Electron excitations of this DUT-52 at 275 and 300 nm gave emission wavelength of 433 nm (a purple region),  indicating a prospective use of DUT-52 as a photoluminescent material. Copyright © 2018 BCREC Group. All rights reserved

Received: 20th January 2018; Revised: 28th September 2018; Accepted: 30th September 2018; Available online: 25th January 2019; Published regularly: April 2019

How to Cite: Kesuma, R.F., Patah, A., Permana, Y. (2019). Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of DUT-52 and Investigation of Its Photoluminescent Properties. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 14 (1): 124-129 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.14.1.2369.124-129)

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MOF; DUT-52; Microwave Heating; Bandgap Energy; Photoluminescence

  1. Ruth Febriana Kesuma  Scholar Sinta
    Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Research Division, Institut Teknologi Bandung , Bandung, Indonesia Department of Chemistry, Universitas Ma Chung, Villa Puncak Tidar N-01, Malang 65151, Indonesia
  2. Aep Patah  Scholar Sinta
    Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Research Division, Institut Teknologi Bandung , Bandung, Indonesia 2Research Center for Nanosciences & Nanotechnology, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung, 40132, Indonesia
  3. Yessi Permana  Scholar Sinta
    Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Research Division, Institut Teknologi Bandung , Bandung, Indonesia
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