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Title: Acetylene Storage; NCNR
Description: This closeup image of the HKUST-1 metal-organic framework (MOF), recently obtained by NIST scientists, reveals that copper atoms (green) are exposed to the open air within the MOF's lattice-like structure. The exposed copper allows the MOF to safely store acetylene (magenta) at up to 100 times current capabilities.


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Topics/Categories: Neutron Research--NCNR
Type: Graphic/scientific data
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Credit: Liu, NIST
AV Number: 09NCNR007
Date Created: 2009
Date Entered: 8/25/2009

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