A triptycene-based polymer of intrinsic microposity that displays enhanced surface area and hydrogen adsorption

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  • BS Ghanem
  • KJ Msayib
  • NB McKeown
  • KDM Harris
  • Z Pan
  • PM Budd
  • A Butler
  • J Selbie

Colleges, School and Institutes


A novel triptycene-based polymer of intrinsic microporosity (Trip-PIM) displays enhanced surface area (1065 m2 g(-1)) and reversibly adsorbs 1.65% hydrogen by mass at 1 bar/77 K and 2.71% at 10 bar/77 K.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-69
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006