Dr. Juan Liu

Joined the team in November 2017

PhD thesis at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences) in 2017 with Prof. Dr. Jian Zhang.
Title: Preparation and properties of chiral metal-organic frameworks.

Room No.: 56214/3012
Phone: 089 289 54164
E-mail: ge56tak[at]mytum.de

Research topic: Preparation and Properties of Defect Chiral MOFs

In recent years, chiral metal−organic frameworks (CMOFs) have emerged as ideal platforms for enantiomer separation and asymmetric catalysis because of their high porosity, size, and shape selectivity. However, CMOFs cannot possess high stability, high porosity and efficient active sites simultaneously when they act as chiral absorbent and catalyst. The defect engineering of chiral MOFs can both increase the high porosity and efficient active sites, and thus promote the effects of enantiomer separation and asymmetric catalysis.


Selected Publications


J. Liu, S. Hou, W. Li, A. S. Bandarenka, R. A. Fischer, Recent Approaches to Design Electrocatalysts Based on Metal–Organic Frameworks and Their Derivatives, Chem. Asian J. 2019 (doi: 10.1002/asia.201900748).

J. Liu, F. Wang*, J. Zhang*, Synthesis of Homochiral Zeolitic Tetrazolate Frameworks based on Enantiopure Porphyrin-like subunits, Cryst. Growth Des. 2017, 17, 5393−5397.

J. Liu, F. Wang*, Q. Ding, J. Zhang*, Synthesis of Enantipure Tetrazole-based Homochiral Cu(I,II)-MOF for Enantioselective Separation, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 12520-12522.

J. Liu, F. Wang*, L. Liu, J. Zhang*, Interpenetrated Three-dimensional Copper-Iodine Cluster with enantiopure porphyin-like templates, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 1358-1360.

J. Liu, Y. Tan, F. Wang, Y. Kang, J. Zhang*, Homochiral Assembly of Polycatenated Bilayers with Mixing Achiral Ligands, Cryst. Eng. Comm. 2012, 14, 789–791. (Top-ten-most-accessed-article in 2012)