A Microporous MOF with Polar Pore Surface Exhibiting Excellent Selective Adsorption of CO2 from CO2-N2 and CO2-CH4 Gas Mixture with High CO2 Loading

Aun Pal, Santanu Chand,  S. M. Elahi  and  M. C. Das* 

Dalton Trans., 2017: DOI: 10.1039/C7DT03341A


A New Set of Cd(II)˗Coordination Polymers with Mixed Ligand of Dicarboxylate and Pyridyl Substituted Diaminotriazine: Selective Sorption Towards CO2 and Cationic Dye

Santanu Chand,  S. M. Elahi,  Arun Pal  and  M. C. Das*  

Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 9901-9911.


Structural Variation of Transition Metal Coordination Polymers Based on Bent Carboxylate and Flexible Spacer Ligand: Polymorphism, Gas Adsorption and SC-SC Transmetallation

Arun Pal, Santanu Chand, S. Senthilkumar, Subhadip Neogi* and M. C. Das*

 CrystEngComm. 2016, 18, 4323-4335 (invited article to the themed issue, New Talent, Times Cited: 10)




A robust N-​rich porous organic framework for CO2 capture and separation

M. C. Das,  J.-B. Lin,  W. Zhou, T. Yildirim,  G. K. H. Shimizu

Preprints - American Chemical Society, Division of Energy & Fuels. 2013, 58, 859





Interplay of Metalloligand and Organic Ligand to Tune Micropores within Isostructural Mixed Metal Organic Frameworks (M’MOFs) for Their Highly Selective Separation of Chiral and Achiral Small Molecules

M. C. Das, Q. Guo, Y. He, J. Kim, C.-G. Zhao,  K. Hong, S. Xiang, Z. Zhang,  K. M. Thomas, R. Krishna,  B. Chen

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8703 – 8710 (Times cited: 162)





Triple Framework Interpenetration and Immobilization of Open Metal Sites within a Microporous Mixed Metal Organic Framework for Highly Selective Gas Adsorption 

Z. Zhang, S. Xiang,  K. Hong, M. C. Das, H. D. Arman,  M. Garcia, J. U. Mondal,  K. M. Thomas, B. Chen

Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 4947– 4953 (Times cited: 46)




Rationally Tuned Micropores within Enantiopure Metal Organic Frameworks for Highly Selective Separation of Acetylene and Ethylene

S. Xiang,  Z. Zhang,  C.-G. Zhao, K. Hong, X. Zhao, D. R. Ding, M.-H. Xie, C.-D. Wu,  M. C. Das, R. Gill,  K. M. Thomas, B. Chen

Nature Communications 2011, 2, 204/1-204/6 (Times cited: 225) 




Functional Mixed Metal Organic Frameworks with Metalloligands

M. C. Das,  S. Xiang, Z. Zhang, B. Chen

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 10510 – 10520 (Times cited: 212)




A Zn4O-containing Doubly Interpenetrated Porous Metal Organic Framework for Photocatalytic Decomposition of Methyl Orange

M. C. Das, H. Xu,  Z. Wang, G. Srinivas, W. Zhou,  Y.-F. Yue, V. N. Nesterov, G. Qian, B. Chen

Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 11715 – 11717 (Times cited: 154)





A New Approach to Construct a Doubly Interpenetrated Microporous Metal Organic Framework of Primitive Cubic Net for Highly Selective Sorption of Small Hydrocarbon Molecules

M. C. Das, H. Xu,  S. Xiang, Z. Zhang, H. D. Arman, G. Qian,  B. Chen

Chem. -Eur. J. 2011, 17, 7817 – 7822 (VIP article). (Times cited: 75) 





Effect of Bulkiness on Reversible Substitution Reaction at Mn(II) Center with Concomitant Movement of the Lattice DMF: Observation Through Single- Crystal to Single-Crystal Fashion

M. C. Das, P. K. Bharadwaj

Chem. -Eur. J. 2010, 16, 5070 –5077 (Times cited: 27)





Diversity of Binding of Sulfate and Nitrate Anions with Laterally Asymmetric Aza Cryptands

M. C. Das, S. K. Ghosh, P. K. Bharadwaj

CrystEngComm. 2010, 12, 413–419 (Times cited: 10)






Binding of Various Anions in Laterally Non-symmetric Aza-oxa Cryptands Through H-bonds: Characterization of Water Clusters of Different Nuclearity

M. C. Das, S. K. Ghosh, S. Sen, P. K. Bharadwaj

CrystEngComm. 2010, 12, 2967 – 2974 (Times cited: 13)





A Porous Coordination Polymer Exhibiting Reversible Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Substitution Reactions at Mn(II) Centers by Nitrile Guest Molecules

M. C. Das, P. K. Bharadwaj

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 10942 – 10949 (Times cited: 137)




Coordination Polymers with Pyridine-2,4,6-tricarboxylic Acid and Alkaline-earth/lanthanide/transition Metals: Synthesis and X-ray Structures

M. C. Das, S. K. Ghosh, E. C. Sañudo, P. K. Bharadwaj

Dalton Trans. 2009, 1644 – 1658  (Times cited: 68)





 Halide Binding in Laterally Non-symmetric Aza-oxa Cryptands Through N/O/C–H halide Interactions with Characterization of Small Water Clusters

M. C. Das, S. K. Ghosh, P. K. Bharadwaj

Dalton Trans. 2009, 6496 – 6506 (Times cited: 13)




Supramolecular Association of Water Molecules Forming Discrete Clusters in the Voids of Coordination Polymers

M. C. Das, S. B. Maity, P. K. Bharadwaj

Curr. Opin. Solid State Mater. Sci. 2009, 13, 76 – 90 (Times cited: 29)




Helicity-induced Two-layered Cd(II) Coordination Polymers Built with Different Kinked Dicarboxylates and an Organodiimidazole

S. Neogi, M. K. Sharma, M. C. Das, P. K. Bharadwaj

Polyhedron 200928, 3923 – 3928 (Times cited: 12)





 Molecular Ice with Hybrid Water-bromide Network around a Cryptand with a Bromide ion Included in the Cavity forming a Host within a Host Like Structure

M. C. Das, P. K. Bharadwaj

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 1229 – 1232 (Times cited: 25)