Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

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Kenneth Henderson2

 

Capabilities

 

 

Inorganic synthesis and characterization
Organometallic s-block chemistry

  • (Li-Cs, Mg-Ba)
  • organic methodology development

Metal-organic frameworks
Solution structure and dynamics
Solid-state structure
Basic user of theory (DFT)

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Magnesium-mediated synthesis

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Geminal Dianions: R2CM2 M=Li, Na, K

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Metal-organic frameworks

Current Energy Research

Metal-Organic Framework Applications

Selective guest uptake:

 

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Postsynthetic Covalent Modification

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Catalysis, membranes, nanoreactors...

 

 

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 Gas Purification:

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 Gas Sorption:

Potential SEI Research

  • MOFs for CO2 sequestration or gas purification - measurements
  • Supported catalysts on high surface area materials - catalysis/measurement