The research articles below can be found on the ChemRxiv pre-print server, though have not yet been published. They highlight the very latest research from the group – please contact us if you have any feedback!


A. Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Perovskite Glasses

B. K. Shaw, A. R. Hughes, M. Ducamp, D. A. Keen, F. X. Coudert, F. Blanc and T. D. Bennett*, ChemRxiv, 2020, 10.26434/chemrxiv.11956599.v1

In this work led by Dr. Bikash Shaw shows the melting of several hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites (HOIPs), and their promising thermoelectric performance.


B. Engineering Porosity Through Defects in a Giant Pore Metal–Organic Framework

A. Sapnik, D. N. Johnstone, S. M. Collins, G. Divitini, A. Bumstead, C. Ashling, P. A. Chater, T. Johnson, D. A. Keen, T. D. Bennett*

Adam Sapnik’s research article on monitoring the structural collapse of MIL-100 by pair distribution function methods is now online!


C. Guest Size Limitation in Metal-Organic Framework Crystal-Glass Composites

C. W. Ashling, L. K. Macreadie, T. J. F. Southern, Y. Zhang, L. N. McHugh, R. C. Evans, S. Kaskel, S. G. Telfer* and T. D. Bennett*, ChemRxiv, 2020, 10.26434/chemrxiv.12847574.v1.

Chris Ashling’s research article on forming crystal-glass composites using a MOF glass and the above materials is now online.


D. Mixed Hierarchical Local Structure in a Disordered Metal–Organic Framework

Adam F. Sapnik, Irene Bechis, Sean M. Collins, Duncan N. Johnstone, Giorgio Divitini, Andrew J. Smith, Philip A. Chater, Matthew Addicoat, Timothy Johnson, David. A. Keen, Kim E. Jelfs and Thomas D. Bennett,* ChemRxiv, 2020.

Adam’s latest paper on using advanced characterisation techniques to produce a structural model of the amorphous Fe-BTC material is now online!