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[89] Guanghai, F., Parra-Cabrera, C., Zhong, K., Tietze, M. L., Clays, K., Ameloot, R., Scattering Model for Composite Stereolithography to Enable Resin–Filler Selection and Cure Depth Control. ACS Applied Polymer Materials, (2021). Link to Publisher PDF 


[88] Xia, B., Tu, M., Pradhan, B., Ceyssens, F., Tietze, M. L., Rubio-Giménez, V., Wauteraerts, N., Gao, Y., Kraft, M., Steele, J. A., Debroye, E., Hofkens, J., Ameloot, R., Flexible metal halide perovskite photodetector arrays via photolithography and dry lift-off patterning. Advanced engineering materials, (2021). Link to Publisher PDF


[87] Nabizadeh, M., Cherigui, E. A. M., Marcoen, K., Kolberg, T., Schatz, D., Cruz, A. J., Ameloot, R., Terryn, H., Hauffman, T., Unraveling the mechanism of the conversion treatment on Advanced High Strength Stainless Steels (AHSSS). Applied Surface Science,  (2021). Link to Publisher PDF


[86] Obst, M., Arnauts, G., Cruz, A. J., Gonzales, M. C., Marcoen, K., Hauffman., T., Ameloot, R., Chemical vapour deposition of ionic liquids for the fabrication of ionogel films and patterns. Angewandte Chemie, (2021).Link to Publisher PDF


[85] Verbeke, R., Davenport, M. D., Stassin, T., Eyley, S., Dickmann, M., Cruz, J. A., Dara, P.,  Ritt, L. C., Bogaerts, C., Egger, W., Ameloot, R., Meersschaut, J., Thielemans, W., Koeckelberghs, G., Elimelech, M., Vankelecom, F. J. I., Chlorine-resistant epoxide-based membranes for sustainable water desalination. Environmental science & technology letters, (2021). Link to Publisher PDF


[84] Vanhoof, R. J., De Smedt, J. P., Krasniqi, B., Ameloot., R., Sakellariou, D., De Vos, E. D., Direct electrocatalytic N-H aziridination of aromatic alkenes using ammonia. ACS Sustainable chemistry & Engineering, (2021) Link to Publisher PDF


[83] Romero-Ángel, M., Castells-Gil, J., Rubio-Giménez, V., Ameloot, R., Tatay, S., Martí-Gastaldo, C., Surfactant-assisted synthesis of titanium nanoMOFs for thin films fabrication. Chemical Communications, (2021) Link to Publisher PDF


[82] Tu, M., Ramírez, M. L. D., Ibarra, A. I., Hofkens, J., Ameloot, R., Fluorescence photoswitching in a series of metal-organic frameworks loaded with different anthracenes. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2021 (29), 2986-2992 (2021) Link to Publisher PDF


[81] Krishtab, M., Armini, S., Meersschaut, J., De Gendt, S., Ameloot, R., Cyclic plasma halogenation of amorphous carbon for defect-free area-selective atomic layer deposition of titanium oxide. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 13 (27), 32381-32392 (2021) Link to Publisher PDF


[80] Marreiros J., de Oliveira-Silva, R., Iacomi, P., Llewellyn, P. L., Ameloot, R., Sakellariou, D., Benchtop In Situ measurements of Full Adsorption Isotherms by NMR. Journal of the American Chemical Society 143 (22), 8249-8254 (2021) Link to Publisher PDF 


[79] Freund, R., Zaremba, O., Arnauts, G., Ameloot, R., Skorupskii, G., Dincă, M., Bavykina, A., Gascon, J., Ejsmont, A., Gościańska, J.,  Kalmutzki, M., Lächelt, U., Ploetz, E., Diercks, C., Wuttke, S., The current status of MOF and COF applications. Angewandte Chemie, (2021) Link to Publisher PDF


[78] Achille, C., Parra-Cabrera, C., Dochy, R., Ordutowski, H., Piovesan, A., Piron, P., Van Looy, L., Kushwaha, S., Reynaerts, D., Verboven, P., Nicolaï, B., Lammertyn, J., Spasic, D., Ameloot, R., 3D Printing of Monolithic Capillarity-Driven Microfluidic Devices for Diagnostics. Advanced Materials 33, 2008712 (2021)  Link to Publisher PDF

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[77] Cruz, A. J., Arnauts, G., Obst, M., Kravchenko, D., Vereecken, P. M., De Feyter, S., Stassen, I., Hauffman, T., Ameloot, R., Effect of different oxide and hybrid precursors on MOF-CVD of ZIF-8 films. Dalton Transactions 50, 6784-6788 (2021) Link to Publisher PDF

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[76] Stassin, T., Verbeke, R., Cruz, A. J., Rodríguez-Hermida, S., Stassen, I., Marreiros, J., Krishtab, M., Dickmann, M., Egger, W., Vankelecom, I., Furukawa, S., De Vos, D., Grosso, D., Thommes, M., Ameloot, R., Porosimetry for thin films of metal-organic frameworks: a comparison of positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy and adsorption-based methods. Advanced Materials 33 (17), 2006993 (2021) Link to Publisher PDF


[75] Tu, M., Kravchenko, D. E., Xia, B., Rubio-Giménez, V., Wauteraerts, N., Verbeke, R., Vankelecom, I., Stassin, T., Egger, W.,  Dickmann, M., Amenitsch, H., Ameloot, R., Template-mediated control over polymorphism in the vapor-assisted formation of zeolitic imidazolate framework powders and films. Angewandte Chemie 60 (14), 7553-7558 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[74] De Wever, P., De Oliveira-Silva, R., Marreiros, J., Ameloot, R., Sakellariou, D., Fardim, P., Topochemical engineering of cellulose – carboxymethyl cellulose beads: A low-field NMR relaxometry study. Molecules 26 (1), 14 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[73] Kravchenko, D. E., Cruz, A. J., Rodríguez-Hermida, S.Wauteraerts, N., Hauffman, T., Ameloot, R., Templated Solvent-Free Powder Synthesis and MOF-CVD Films of the Ultramicroporous Metal–Organic Framework α-Magnesium Formate.  Chemistry of Materials 32 (24), 10469-10475 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[72] Bo, R., Taheri, M., Liu, B., Ricco, R., Chen, H., Amenitsch, H., Fusco, Z., Tsuzuki, T., Yu, G., Ameloot, R., Falcaro, P., Tricoli, A., Hierarchical Metal-Organic Framework Films with Controllable Meso/Macroporosity. Advanced Science 7 (24), 2002368 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[71] Tu, M., Xia, B., Kravchenko, D., Tietze, M., Cruz, A. J., Stassen, I., Hauffman, T., Teyssandier, J., De Feyter, S., Wang, Z., Fischer, R. A., Marmiroli, B., Amenitsch, H., Torvisco, A., Velásquez-Hernández, M. J., Falcaro, P., and Ameloot, R., Direct X-ray and electron-beam lithography of halogenated zeolitic imidazolate frameworks. Nature Materials 2093–99 (2021). Link to Publisher PDF

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[70] Stassin, T., Waitschat, S., Heidenreich, N., Reinsch, H., Pluschkell, P., Kravchenko, D., Marreiros, J., Stassen, I., van Dinter, J., Verbeke, R., Dickmann, M., Egger, W., Vankelecom, I., De Vos, D. E., Ameloot, R., and Stock, N., Aqueous flow reactor and vapour‐assisted synthesis of aluminium dicarboxylate metal‐organic frameworks with tuneable water sorption properties. Chemistry - A European Journal 26, 10841 –10848 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[69] Piovesan, A., Van De Looverbosch, T., Verboven, P., Achille, C., Parra-Cabrera, C., Boller, E., Cheng, Y., Ameloot R., and Nicolaï, B., 4D synchrotron microtomography and pore-network modelling for direct in-situ capillary flow visualization in 3D printed microfluidic channels. Lab on a Chip 20, 2403-2411 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF

[68] Rocío-Bautista, P., Gutiérrez-Serpa, A., Cruz, A. J., Ameloot, R., Ayala, J. H., Alfonso, A., Pasán, J., Rodríguez-Hermida, S., Pino, V., Solid-phase microextraction coatings based on the metal-organic framework ZIF-8: Ensuring stable and reusable fibers. Talanta 215, 120910 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[67] Stassin, T., Stassen, I., Marreiros, J., Cruz, A. J., Verbeke, R., Tu, M., Reinsch, H., Dickmann, M., Egger, W., Vankelecom, I., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Solvent-free powder synthesis and MOF-CVD thin films of the large-pore metal-organic framework MAF-6. Chemistry of Materials 32 (5), 1784-1793 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[66] Stassin, T., Stassen, I., Wauteraerts, N., Cruz, A. J., Kräuter, M., Coclite, A. M., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Solvent-free powder synthesis and thin film chemical vapour deposition of a zinc bipyridyl-triazolate framework. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 71-74 (2020). Link to Publisher PDF


[65] Marbelia, L., Ilyas, A., Dierick, M., Qian, J., Achille, C., Ameloot, R., and Vankelecom, I., Preparation of patterned flat-sheet membranes using a modified phase inversion process and advanced casting knife construction techniques. Journal of Membrane Science 597, 117621 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF

[64] Cruz, A. J., Stassen, I. Krishtab, M., Marcoen, K., Stassin, T., Rodríguez-Hermida, S., Teyssandier, J., Pletincx, S., Verbeke, R., Rubio-Giménez, V., Tatay, S., Martí-Gastaldo, C., Meersschaut, J., Vereecken, P. M., De Feyter, S., Hauffman, T., and Ameloot, R., Integrated cleanroom process for the vapor-phase deposition of large-area zeolitic imidazolate framework thin films. Chemistry of Materials 31 (22), 9462−9471 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF

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[63] Marreiros, J., Van Dommelen, L., de Oliveira-Silva, R., Fleury, G., Iacomi, P., Stassin, T., Furukawa, S., Llewellyn, P., Sakellariou, D., Roeffaers, R., and Ameloot, R., Vapor‐phase linker exchange of the metal‐organic framework ZIF‐8: a solvent‐free approach to post‐synthetic modification. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58, 18471–18475 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF


[62] Iacomi, P., Formalik, F., Marreiros, J., Shang J., Rogacka, J., Mohmeyer, A., Behrens, P., Ameloot, R., Kuchta, B., and Llewellyn, P. L., Role of structural defects in the adsorption and separation of C3 hydrocarbons in Zr-fumarate-MOF (MOF-801). Chemistry of Materials 31 (20), 8413-8423 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF


[61] Krishtab, M., Stassen, I., Stassin, T., Cruz, A. J., Okudur, O. O., Armini, S., Wilson, C., De Gendt, S., and Ameloot, R., Vapor-deposited zeolitic imidazolate frameworks as gap-filling ultra-low-k dielectrics. Nature Communications 10, 3729 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF

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[60] Stassin, T., Rodríguez-Hermida, S., Schrode, B., Cruz, A. J., Carraro, F., Kravchenko, D., Creemers, V., Stassen, I., Hauffman, T., De Vos, D. E., Falcaro, P., Resel R., and Ameloot, R., Vapour-phase deposition of oriented copper dicarboxylate metal-organic framework thin films. Chemical Communications, 55, 10056 - 10059 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF

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[59] Piovesan, A., Achille, C., Ameloot, R., Nicolai, B., and Verboen, P., Pore network model for permeability characterization of 3D printed porous materials for passive microfluidics. Physical Review E 99, 033107 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF

[58] Marreiros, J., Caratelli, C., Hajek, J., Krajnc, A., Fleury, G., Bueken, B., De Vos, D., E., Mali, G., Roeffaers, M., Van Speybroeck, V., and Ameloot, R., The active role of methanol in post-synthetic linker exchange in the metal-organic framework UiO-66. Chemistry of Materials 31 (4), 1359–1369 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF


[57] Tu, M., Reinsch, H., Rodríguez-Hermida, S., Verbeke, R., Stassin, T., Egger, W., Dickmann, M., Dieu, Bjorn., Hofkens, J., Vankelecom, I., Stock, N., and Ameloot, R., Reversible Optical Writing and Data Storage in an Anthracene-Loaded Metal-Organic Framework. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 58, 2423-2427 (2019). Link to Publisher PDF


[56] Saouma, C. T., Tsou, C., Richard, S., Ameloot, R., Vermoortele, F., Smolders, S., Bueken, B., DiPasquale, A. G., Kaminsky, W., Valdeza, C.N., De Vos, D. E., and Mayer, J.M., Sodium-coupled electron transfer reactivity of metal-organic frameworks containing titanium clusters: the importance of cations in redox chemistry. Chemical Science 10, 1322-1331(2018). Link to Publisher PDF


[55] Saouma, C.T., Richard, S., Smolders, S., Delley, M., Ameloot, R., Vermoortele, F., De Vos, D. E., and Mayer, J., Bulk-to-Surface Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Reactivity of the Metal-Organic Framework MIL-125. Journal of the American Chemical Society 140 (47), 16184–16189 (2018). Link to Publisher PDF


[54] Wuttke, S., Medina, D. D., Rotter, J.M., Begum, S., Stassin, T., Ameloot, R., Oschatz, M., and Tsotsalas, M., Bringing Porous Organic and Carbon-Based Materials toward Thin-Film Applications. Advanced Functional Materials 28, 1801545 (2018). Link to Publisher PDF


[53] Parra-Cabrera, C., Achille, C., Kuhn, S., and Ameloot, R., 3D printing in chemical engineering and catalytic technology: structured catalysts, mixers, and reactors. Chemical Society Reviews 47, 209-230 (2018). Link to Publisher PDF


[52] Verduyckt, J., Geers, A., Claes, B., Eyley, S., Van Goethem, C., Stassen, I., Smolders, S., Ameloot, R., Vankelecom, I., Thielemans, W., and De Vos, D. E., Stabilising Ni catalysts for the dehydration–decarboxylation–hydrogenation of citric acid to methylsuccinic acid. Green Chemistr19, 4642-4650 (2017). Link to Publisher PDF


[51] Stassen, I., Boldog, I., Steuwe, C., De Vos, D. E., Roeffaers, M., Furukawa, S., and Ameloot, R., Photopatterning of fluorescent host-guest carriers through pore activation of metal-organic framework single crystals. Chemical Communications 53, 7222-7225 (2017). Link to Publisher PDF

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[50] Stassen, I., Burtch, N., Talin, A., Falcaro, P., Allendorf, M., and Ameloot, R., An updated roadmap for the integration of metal-organic frameworks with electronic devices and chemical sensors. Chemical Society Reviews 46, 3185-3241 (2017). Link to Publisher PDF

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[49] Vandezande, W., Janssen, K., Delport, F., Ameloot, R., De Vos, D. E., Lammertyn, J., and Roeffaers, M., Parts per million detection of alcohol vapors via metal-organic framework functionalized surface plasmon resonance sensors. Analytical Chemistry 89 (8), 4480–4487 (2017). Link to Publisher PDF


[48] Bueken, B., Van Velthoven, N., Willhammar, T., Stassin, T., Stassen, I., A. Keen, D., Ameloot, R., Bals, S., De Vos, D. E., and Bennett, T., Gel-Based Morphological Design of Zirconium Metal-organic Frameworks. Chemical Science 8, 3939–3948 (2017). Link to Publisher PDF


[47] Bueken, B., Reinsch H., Heidenreich, N., Vandekerkhove, A., Vermoortele, F., Kirschhock, C. E. A., Stock, N., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Investigation of the water-induced phase transformation of UTSA-74 to MOF-74(Zn). CrystEngCom 19, 4152-4156 (2017). Link to Publisher PDF


[46] Stassin, T., Reinsch, H., Van de Voorde, B., Wuttke, S., D. Medina, D., Stock, N., Bein, T., Ameloot, R., and De Vos, D. E., Adsorption and Reactive Desorption on Metal-Organic Frameworks: A Direct Strategy for Lactic Acid Recovery. ChemSusChem 10 (3), 643–650 (2017). Link to Publisher PDF


[45] Stassen, I., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Vapor-Phase Deposition and Modification of Metal-Organic Frameworks: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions. Chemistry - A European Journal 22 (41), 14452–14460 (2016). Link to Publisher PDF


[44] Deleu, W.P.R, Stassen, I., Jonckheere, D., Ameloot, R., De Vos, D. E. Waste PET (bottles) as Resource or Substrate for MOF Synthesis. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4, 9519-9525 (2016). Link to Publisher PDF


[43] Stassen, I., Bueken, B., Reinsch, H., Oudenhoven, J.F.M., Wouters, D., Hajek, J., Van Speybroeck, V., Stock,N., Vereecken,P.M. , Van Schaijk,R., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Towards Metal-Organic Framework based Field Effect Chemical Sensors: UiO-66-NH2 for Nerve Agent Detection. Chemical Science 7, 5827-5832 (2016). Link to Publisher PDF

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[42] Hulsbosch, J., De Vos, D. E., Binnemans, K., and Ameloot, R., Bio-based ionic liquids: solvents for a green processing industry. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4 (6), 2917–2931 (2016). Link to Publisher PDF


[41] Jonckheere, D., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Baekelant, W., Bueken, B, Reinsch, H., Stassen, I., Fenwick, O., Richard, F., Samorì, P., Ameloot, R., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M., and De Vos, D. E., Silver-induced reconstruction of an adeninate-based metal-organic framework for encapsulation of luminescent adenine-stabilized silver clusters. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4, 4259-4268 (2016). Link to Publisher PDF


[40] Lohse, M. S., Stassin, T., Naudin, G., Wuttke, S., Ameloot, R., De Vos, D. E., Medina, D. D., and Bein, T., Sequential Pore Wall Modification in a Covalent Organic Framework for Application in Lactic Acid Adsorption. Chemistry of Materials 28, 626–631 (2016). Link to Publisher PDF


[39] Stassen, I., Styles, M., Grenci, G., Gorp, H. V., Vanderlinden, W., Feyter, S. D., Falcaro, P., DeVos, D. E., Vereecken, P., and Ameloot, R., Chemical vapour deposition of zeolitic imidazolate framework thin films. Nature Materials 15304–310 (2016). Link to Publisher PDF

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[38] Falcaro, P., Ricco, R., Yazdi, A., Imaz, I., Furukawa, S., Maspoch, D., Ameloot, R., Evans, J. D., and Doonan, C. J., Application of metal and metal oxide nanoparticles@MOFs. Coordination Chemistry Reviews 307, Part 2, 237–254 (2015). Link to Publisher PDF


[37] Valvekens, P., Bloch, E. D., Long, J. R., Ameloot, R., and De Vos, D. E. Counteranion effects on the catalytic activity of copper salts immobilized on the 2,2′-bipyridine-functionalized metal-organic framework MOF-253. Catalysis Today 246, 55–59 (2015). Link to Publisher PDF


[36] Stassen, I., Styles, M., Van Assche, T., Campagnol, N., Fransaer, J., Denayer, J., Tan, J.-C., Falcaro, P., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Electrochemical Film Deposition of the Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework UiO-66 and Application in a Miniaturized Sorbent Trap. Chemistry of Materials 27, 1801-1807 (2015). Link to Publisher PDF


[35] Van Humbeck, J. F., Aubrey, M. L., Alsbaiee, A., Ameloot, R., Coates, G. W., Dichtel, W. R. and Long, J. R., Tetraarylborate polymer networks as single-ion conducting solid electrolytes. Chemical Science 6, 5499–5505 (2015). Link to Publisher PDF


[34] Glas, D., Paesen, R., Depuydt, D., Binnemans, K., Ameloot, M., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Cellulose amorphization by swelling in ionic liquid/water mixtures: a combined macroscopic and second-harmonic microscopy study. ChemSusChem 8, 82–86 (2015). Link to Publisher PDF


[33] Bueken, B., Vermoortele, F., Vanpoucke, D. E. P., Reinsch, H., Tsou, C.-C., Valvekens, P., De Baerdemaeker, T., Ameloot, R., Kirschhock, C. E. A., Van Speybroeck, V., Mayer, J. M., and De Vos, D. E., A Flexible Photoactive Titanium Metal-Organic Framework Based on a [TiIV3(μ3-O)(O)2(COO)6] Cluster. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 54, 13912–13917 (2015). Link to Publisher PDF


[32] Voorde, B. V. de, Stassen, I., Bueken, B., Vermoortele, F., Vos, D. D., Ameloot, R., Tan, J.-C., and Bennett, T. D., Improving the mechanical stability of zirconium-based metal-organic frameworks by incorporation of acidic modulators. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3, 1737–1742 (2014). Link to Publisher PDF


[31] Reinsch, H., Stassen, I., Bueken, B., Lieb, A., Ameloot, R., and De Vos D. E., First examples of aliphatic zirconium MOFs and the influence of inorganic anions on their crystal structures. CrystEngComm 17, 331–337 (2014). Link to Publisher PDF


[30] Keitz, B. K., Yu, C. J., Long, J. R., and Ameloot, R., Lithographic Deposition of Patterned Metal-Organic Framework Coatings Using a Photobase Generator. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 53, 5561–5565 (2014). Link to Publisher PDF

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[29] Bueken, B., Reinsch, H., Reimer, N., Stassen, I., Vermoortele, F., Ameloot, R., Stock, N., Kirschhock, C. E. A., and Vos, De Vos D. E., A zirconium squarate metal-organic framework with modulator-dependent molecular sieving properties. Chemical Communications 50, 10055–10058 (2014). Link to Publisher PDF


[28] Aubrey, M. L., Ameloot, R., Wiers, B. M., and Long, J. R., Metal-organic frameworks as solid magnesium electrolytes. Energy and Environmental Science 7, 667 (2014). Link to Publisher PDF


[27] Witters, D., Vermeir, S., Puers, R., Sels, B. F., De Vos, D. E., Lammertyn, J., and Ameloot, R., Miniaturized Layer-by-Layer Deposition of Metal-Organic Framework Coatings through Digital Microfluidics. Chemistry of Materials 25, 1021–1023 (2013). Link to Publisher PDF


[26] Van de Voorde, B., Ameloot, R., Stassen, I., Everaert, M., De Vos, D. E., and Tan, J.-C., Mechanical properties of electrochemically synthesised metal-organic framework thin films. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 1, 7716 (2013). Link to Publisher PDF


[25] Stassen, I., Campagnol, N., Fransaer, J., Vereecken, P., De Vos, D. E., and Ameloot, R., Solvent-free synthesis of supported ZIF-8 films and patterns through transformation of deposited zinc oxide precursors. CrystEngComm 15, 9308 (2013). Link to Publisher PDF


[24] Peeters, A., Valvekens, P., Ameloot, R., Sankar, G., Kirschhock, C. E. A., and De Vos, D. E., Zn–Co Double Metal Cyanides as Heterogeneous Catalysts for Hydroamination: A Structure-Activity Relationship. ACS Catalysis 3, 597–607 (2013). Link to Publisher PDF


[23] Peeters, A., Ameloot, R., and De Vos, D. E., Carbon dioxide as a reversible amine-protecting agent in selective Michael additions and acylations. Green Chemistry 15, 1550–1557 (2013). Link to Publisher PDF


[22] Laurier, K. G. M., Vermoortele, F., Ameloot, R., De Vos, D. E., Hofkens, J., and Roeffaers, M. B. J., Iron(III)-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks As Visible Light Photocatalysts. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, 14488–14491 (2013).Link to Publisher PDF


[21] Ameloot, R., Vermoortele, F., Hofkens, J., De Schryver, F. C., De Vos, D. E., and Roeffaers, M. B. J., Three-Dimensional Visualization of Defects Formed during the Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks: A Fluorescence Microscopy Study. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 52, 401–405 (2013). Link to Publisher PDF

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[20] Ameloot, R., Aubrey, M., Wiers, B. M., Gómora-Figueroa, A. P., Patel, S. N., Balsara, N. P., and Long, J. R., Ionic Conductivity in the Metal-Organic Framework UiO-66 by Dehydration and Insertion of Lithium tert-Butoxide. Chemistry – A European Journal 19, 5533–5536 (2013). Link to Publisher PDF


[19] Witters, D., Vergauwe, N., Ameloot, R., Vermeir, S., De Vos, D. E, Puers, R., Sels, B., and Lammertyn, J., Digital Microfluidic High-Throughput Printing of Single Metal-Organic Framework Crystals. Advanced Materials 24, 1316–1320 (2012). Link to Publisher PDF

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[18] Vermoortele, F., Vandichel, M., Van de Voorde, B., Ameloot, R., Waroquier, M., Van Speybroeck, V., and De Vos, D. E., Electronic Effects of Linker Substitution on Lewis Acid Catalysis with Metal-Organic Frameworks. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 51, 4887–4890 (2012). Link to Publisher PDF


[17] Vermoortele, F., Ameloot, R., Alaerts, L., Matthessen, R., Carlier, B., Fernandez, E. V. R., Gascon, J., Kapteijn, F., and De Vos, D. E., Tuning the catalytic performance of metal-organic frameworks in fine chemistry by active site engineering. Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 10313–10321 (2012). Link to Publisher PDF


[16] Van Assche, T. R. C., Desmet, G., Ameloot, R., De Vos, D. E., Terryn, H., and Denayer, J. F. M., Electrochemical synthesis of thin HKUST-1 layers on copper mesh. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 158, 209–213 (2012). Link to Publisher PDF


[15] Sachse, A., Ameloot, R., Coq, B., Fajula, F., Coasne, B., De Vos, D. E., and Galarneau, A., In situ synthesis of Cu-BTC (HKUST-1) in macro-/mesoporous silica monoliths for continuous flow catalysis. Chemical Communications 48, 4749–4751 (2012). Link to Publisher PDF


[14] Maes, M., Vermoortele, F., Boulhout, M., Boudewijns, T., Kirschhock, C. E. A., Ameloot, R., Beurroies, I., Denoyel, R., and De Vos, D. E., Enthalpic effects in the adsorption of alkylaromatics on the metal-organic frameworks MIL-47 and MIL-53. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 157, 82–88 (2012). Link to Publisher PDF


[13] Vermoortele, F., Ameloot, R., Vimont, A., Serre, C., and De Vos D. E., An amino-modified Zr-terephthalate metal-organic framework as an acid-base catalyst for cross-aldol condensation. Chemical Communications 47, 1521–1523 (2011). Link to Publisher PDF


[12] Peeters, A., Valvekens, P., Vermoortele, F., Ameloot, R., Kirschhock, C. E. A., and De Vos D. E., Lewis acid double metal cyanide catalysts for hydroamination of phenylacetylene. Chemical Communications 47, 4114–4116 (2011). Link to Publisher PDF


[11] Ameloot, R., Vermoortele, F., Vanhove, W., Roeffaers, M. B. J., Sels, B. F., and De Vos D. E., Interfacial synthesis of hollow metal-organic framework capsules demonstrating selective permeability. Nature Chemistry 3, 382–387 (2011). Link to Publisher PDF

Highlighted n Nature Materials. Russell E. M.: Metal-organic frameworks: Grown into shape


[10] Ameloot, R., Roeffaers, M. B. J., De Cremer, G., Vermoortele, F., Hofkens, J., Sels, B. F., and De Vos, D. E., Metal-Organic Framework Single Crystals as Photoactive Matrices for the Generation of Metallic Microstructures. Advanced Materials 23, 1788–1791 (2011). Link to Publisher PDF


[9] Maes, M., Alaerts, L., Vermoortele, F., Ameloot, R., Couck, S., Finsy, V., Denayer, J. F. M., and De Vos, D. E., Separation of C-5-Hydrocarbons on Microporous Materials: Complementary Performance of MOFs and Zeolites. Journal of the American Chemical Society 132, 2284–2292 (2010). Link to Publisher PDF


[8] Ameloot, R., Pandey, L., Van der Auweraer, M., Alaerts, L., Sels, B. F., and De Vos, D. E., Patterned film growth of metal-organic frameworks based on galvanic displacement. Chemical Communications 46, 3735–3737 (2010). Link to Publisher PDF


[7] Ameloot, R., Liekens, A., Alaerts, L., Maes, M., Galarneau, A., Coq, B., Desmet, G., Sels, B. F., Denayer, J. F. M., and De Vos, D. E., Silica-MOF Composites as a Stationary Phase in Liquid Chromatography. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 3735–3738 (2010). Link to Publisher PDF

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[6] Ameloot, R., Gobechiya, E., Uji-i, H., Martens, J. A., Hofkens, J., Alaerts, L., Sels, B. F., and De Vos, D. E., Direct Patterning of Oriented Metal-Organic Framework Crystals via Control over Crystallization Kinetics in Clear Precursor Solutions. Advanced Materials 22, 2685–2688 (2010). Link to Publisher PDF


[5] Roeffaers, M. B. J., De Cremer, G., Libeert, J., Ameloot, R., Dedecker, P., Bons, A. J., Buckins, M., Martens, J. A., Sels, B. F., De Vos, D. E., and Hofkens, J., Super-Resolution Reactivity Mapping of Nanostructured Catalyst Particles. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 48, 9285–9289 (2009). Link to Publisher PDF


[4] Ameloot, R., Stappers, L., Fransaer, J., Alaerts, L., Sels, B. F., and De Vos, D. E., Patterned Growth of Metal-Organic Framework Coatings by Electrochemical Synthesis. Chemistry of Materials 21, 2580–2582 (2009). Link to Publisher PDF


[3] Ameloot, R., Roeffaers, M., Baruah, M., De Cremer, G., Sels, B., De Vos, D. E, and Hofkens, J., Towards direct monitoring of discrete events in a catalytic cycle at the single molecule level. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 8, 453–456 (2009). Link to Publisher PDF

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[2] Roeffaers, M. B. J., Ameloot, R., Bons, A. J., Mortier, W., De Cremer, G., de Kloe, R., Hofkens, J., De Vos, D. E., and Sels, B. F., Relating pore structure to activity at the subcrystal level for ZSM-5: An electron backscattering diffraction and fluorescence microscopy study. Journal of the American Chemical Society 130, 13516–13517 (2008). Link to Publisher PDF


[1] Roeffaers, M. B. J., Ameloot, R., Baruah, M., Uji-i, H., Bulut, M., De Cremer, G., Muller, U., Jacobs, P. A., Hofkens, J., Sels, B. F. and De Vos, D. E., Morphology of large ZSM-5 crystals unraveled by fluorescence microscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society 130, 5763–5772 (2008). Link to Publisher PDF





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