logo

SCIENCE CHINA Materials, Volume 63 , Issue 10 : 2050-2061(2020) https://doi.org/10.1007/s40843-020-1333-9

Highly efficient and broad electromagnetic wave absorbers tuned via topology-controllable metal-organic frameworks

More info
  • ReceivedMar 11, 2020
  • AcceptedApr 5, 2020
  • PublishedJun 12, 2020

Abstract


Funded by

the National Natural Science Foundation of China(21875190)

the Natural Science Basic Research Plan in Shaanxi Province of China(2018JC-008,Distinguished,Young,Scholar)

Innovation Team of Shaanxi Sanqin Scholars

and the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation(2018M643724)


Acknowledgment

This work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21875190), Polymer Electromagnetic Functional Materials Innovation Team of Shaanxi Sanqin Scholars, the Natural Science Basic Research Plan in Shaanxi Province of Distinguished Young Scholar (2018JC-008), and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2018M643724).


Interest statement

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


Contributions statement

Kong J and Chen KJ designed the experiments. Kong J led the project. Miao P and Chen J conducted and performed the experiments. Kong J, Chen KJ and Tang Y analyzed the data. Miao P, Kong J and Chen KJ wrote the manuscript. All authors contributed to the general discussion.


Author information

Peng Miao received his master degree in materials physics and chemistry from Chang’an University in 2014. He is currently a PhD candidate majored in chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Jie Kong at Northwestern Polytechnical University. His research interest mainly focuses on the synthesis of metal-organic frameworks and their applications in electromagnetic absorption and shielding.


Jie Kong received his PhD degree from Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2004. He then went to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a postdoctoral fellow and the Univer-sity of Bayreuth as an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow. In 2011, he joined the School of Science at Northwestern Polytechnical University as a full professor. His research interests include hyperbranched polymers, metal-organic frameworks, ceramic precursors and electromagnetic absorbing/transmitting materials.


Supplement

Supplementary information

Supporting data are available in the online version of the paper.


References

[1] Li X, Wang L, You W, et al. Morphology-controlled synthesis and excellent microwave absorption performance of ZnCo2O4 nano-structures via a self-assembly process of flake units. Nanoscale, 2019, 11: 2694-2702 CrossRef Google Scholar

[2] Lv H, Yang Z, Wang PL, et al. A voltage-boosting strategy enabling a low-frequency, flexible electromagnetic wave absorption device. Adv Mater, 2018, 30: 1706343 CrossRef Google Scholar

[3] Cao MS, Cai YZ, He P, et al. 2D MXenes: Electromagnetic property for microwave absorption and electromagnetic interference shielding. Chem Eng J, 2019, 359: 1265-1302 CrossRef Google Scholar

[4] Liang C, Qin W, Wang Z. Cobalt doping-induced strong electromagnetic wave absorption in SiC nanowires. J Alloys Compd, 2019, 781: 93-100 CrossRef Google Scholar

[5] Liu L, He N, Wu T, et al. Co/C/Fe/C hierarchical flowers with strawberry-like surface as surface plasmon for enhanced permittivity, permeability, and microwave absorption properties. Chem Eng J, 2019, 355: 103-108 CrossRef Google Scholar

[6] Chen KJ, Madden DG, Mukherjee S, et al. Synergistic sorbent separation for one-step ethylene purification from a four-component mixture. Science, 2019, 366: 241-246 CrossRef ADS Google Scholar

[7] Yang QY, Lama P, Sen S, et al. Reversible switching between highly porous and nonporous phases of an interpenetrated diamondoid coordination network that exhibits gate-opening at methane storage pressures. Angew Chem Int Ed, 2018, 57: 5684-5689 CrossRef Google Scholar

[8] Chen KJ, Scott HS, Madden DG, et al. Benchmark C2H2/CO2 and CO2/C2H2 separation by two closely related hybrid ultramicroporous materials. Chem, 2016, 1: 753-765 CrossRef Google Scholar

[9] Manna K, Zhang T, Carboni M, et al. Salicylaldimine-based metal-organic framework enabling highly active olefin hydrogenation with iron and cobalt catalysts. J Am Chem Soc, 2014, 136: 13182-13185 CrossRef Google Scholar

[10] Zhang L, Wu HB, Madhavi S, et al. Formation of Fe2O3 microboxes with hierarchical shell structures from metal-organic frameworks and their lithium storage properties. J Am Chem Soc, 2012, 134: 17388-17391 CrossRef Google Scholar

[11] He Z, Dai Y, Li X, et al. Hybrid nanomedicine fabricated from photosensitizer-terminated metal-organic framework nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy and hypoxia-activated cascade chemotherapy. Small, 2019, 15: 1804131 CrossRef Google Scholar

[12] Begum S, Hassan Z, Bräse S, et al. Metal-organic framework-templated biomaterials: Recent progress in synthesis, functionalization, and applications. Acc Chem Res, 2019, 52: 1598-1610 CrossRef Google Scholar

[13] Cao C, Ma D, Xu Q, et al. Semisacrificial template growth of self-supporting MOF nanocomposite electrode for efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation. Adv Funct Mater, 2019, 29: 1807418-1807426 CrossRef Google Scholar

[14] Liu Y, Yang Y, Sun Y, et al. Ostwald ripening-mediated grafting of metal-organic frameworks on a single colloidal nanocrystal to form uniform and controllable MXF. J Am Chem Soc, 2019, 141: 7407-7413 CrossRef Google Scholar

[15] Lü Y, Wang Y, Li H, et al. MOF-derived porous Co/C nanocomposites with excellent electromagnetic wave absorption properties. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2015, 7: 13604-13611 CrossRef Google Scholar

[16] Zhang K, Wu F, Xie A, et al. In situ stringing of metal organic frameworks by SiC nanowires for high-performance electromagnetic radiation elimination. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2017, 9: 33041-33048 CrossRef Google Scholar

[17] Liao Q, He M, Zhou Y, et al. Highly cuboid-shaped heterobimetallic metal-organic frameworks derived from porous Co/ZnO/C microrods with improved electromagnetic wave absorption capabilities. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2018, 10: 29136-29144 CrossRef Google Scholar

[18] Feng W, Wang Y, Chen J, et al. Metal organic framework-derived CoZn alloy/N-doped porous carbon nanocomposites: Tunable surface area and electromagnetic wave absorption properties. J Mater Chem C, 2018, 6: 10-18 CrossRef Google Scholar

[19] Liao Q, He M, Zhou Y, et al. Rational construction of Ti3C2Tx/Co-MOF-Derived Laminated Co/TiO2-C hybrids for enhanced electromagnetic wave absorption. Langmuir, 2018, 34: 15854-15863 CrossRef Google Scholar

[20] Miao P, Cheng K, Li H, et al. Poly(dimethylsilylene)diacetylene-guided ZIF-based heterostructures for full Ku-band electromagnetic wave absorption. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2019, 11: 17706-17713 CrossRef Google Scholar

[21] Yin Y, Liu X, Wei X, et al. Porous CNTs/Co composite derived from zeolitic imidazolate framework: A lightweight, ultrathin, and highly efficient electromagnetic wave absorber. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2016, 8: 34686-34698 CrossRef Google Scholar

[22] Yin Y, Liu X, Wei X, et al. Magnetically aligned Co-C/MWCNTs composite derived from MWCNT-Interconnected zeolitic imidazolate frameworks for a lightweight and highly efficient electromagnetic wave absorber. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2017, 9: 30850-30861 CrossRef Google Scholar

[23] Shu R, Li W, Wu Y, et al. Nitrogen-doped Co-C/MWCNTs nanocomposites derived from bimetallic metal-organic frameworks for electromagnetic wave absorption in the X-band. Chem Eng J, 2019, 362: 513-524 CrossRef Google Scholar

[24] Zhou C, Wu C, Liu D, et al. Metal-organic framework derived hierarchical Co/C@V2O3 hollow spheres as a thin, lightweight, and high-efficiency electromagnetic wave absorber. Chem Eur J, 2019, 25: 2234-2241 CrossRef Google Scholar

[25] Yang Z, Lv H, Wu R. Rational construction of graphene oxide with MOF-derived porous NiFe@C nanocubes for high-performance microwave attenuation. Nano Res, 2016, 9: 3671-3682 CrossRef Google Scholar

[26] Zhang Y, Zhang HB, Wu X, et al. Nanolayered cobalt@carbon hybrids derived from metal-organic frameworks for microwave absorption. ACS Appl Nano Mater, 2019, 2: 2325-2335 CrossRef Google Scholar

[27] Wang K, Chen Y, Tian R, et al. Porous Co-C core-shell nanocomposites derived from Co-MOF-74 with enhanced electromagnetic wave absorption performance. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2018, 10: 11333-11342 CrossRef Google Scholar

[28] Wu N, Xu D, Wang Z, et al. Achieving superior electromagnetic wave absorbers through the novel metal-organic frameworks derived magnetic porous carbon nanorods. Carbon, 2019, 145: 433-444 CrossRef Google Scholar

[29] Xiang Z, Song Y, Xiong J, et al. Enhanced electromagnetic wave absorption of nanoporous Fe3O4@carbon composites derived from metal-organic frameworks. Carbon, 2019, 142: 20-31 CrossRef Google Scholar

[30] Zhu BY, Miao P, Kong J, et al. Co/C composite derived from a newly constructed metal-organic framework for effective microwave absorption. Cryst Growth Des, 2019, 19: 1518-1524 CrossRef Google Scholar

[31] Liu W, Liu L, Ji G, et al. Composition design and structural characterization of MOF-derived composites with controllable electromagnetic properties. ACS Sustain Chem Eng, 2017, 5: 7961-7971 CrossRef Google Scholar

[32] Nai J, Lou XWD. Hollow structures based on Prussian blue and its analogs for electrochemical energy storage and conversion. Adv Mater, 2019, 31: 1706825 CrossRef Google Scholar

[33] Deng L, Yang Z, Tan L, et al. Investigation of the Prussian blue analog Co3[Co(CN)6]2 as an anode material for nonaqueous potassium-ion batteries. Adv Mater, 2018, 30: 1802510 CrossRef Google Scholar

[34] Keggin JF, Miles FD. Structures and formulæ of the Prussian blues and related compounds. Nature, 1936, 137: 577-578 CrossRef Google Scholar

[35] Nai J, Lu Y, Yu L, et al. Formation of Ni-Fe mixed diselenide nanocages as a superior oxygen evolution electrocatalyst. Adv Mater, 2017, 29: 1703870 CrossRef Google Scholar

[36] Li Y, Hu J, Yang K, et al. Synthetic control of Prussian blue derived nano-materials for energy storage and conversion application. Mater Today Energy, 2019, 14: 100332 CrossRef Google Scholar

[37] Du Y, Chen J, Li L, et al. Core-shell FeCo Prussian blue analogue/Ni(OH)2 derived porous ternary transition metal phosphides connected by graphene for effectively electrocatalytic water splitting. ACS Sustain Chem Eng, 2019, 7: 13523-13531 CrossRef Google Scholar

[38] Miao P, Zhou R, Chen K, et al. Tunable electromagnetic wave absorption of supramolecular isomer-derived nanocomposites with different morphology. Adv Mater Interfaces, 2020, 7: 1901820 CrossRef Google Scholar

[39] Qiang R, Du Y, Zhao H, et al. Metal organic framework-derived Fe/C nanocubes toward efficient microwave absorption. J Mater Chem A, 2015, 3: 13426-13434 CrossRef Google Scholar

[40] Liu D, Qiang R, Du Y, et al. Prussian blue analogues derived magnetic FeCo alloy/carbon composites with tunable chemical composition and enhanced microwave absorption. J Colloid Interface Sci, 2018, 514: 10-20 CrossRef ADS Google Scholar

[41] Panwar R, Puthucheri S, Singh D. Experimental demonstration of novel hybrid microwave absorbing coatings using particle-size-controlled hard-soft ferrite. IEEE Trans Magn, 2018, 54: 1-5 CrossRef ADS Google Scholar

[42] Zhou M, Zhang X, Wei J, et al. Morphology-controlled synthesis and novel microwave absorption properties of hollow urchinlike α-MnO2 nanostructures. J Phys Chem C, 2011, 115: 1398-1402 CrossRef Google Scholar

[43] Zhao B, Zhao W, Shao G, et al. Morphology-control synthesis of a core-shell structured NiCu alloy with tunable electromagnetic-wave absorption capabilities. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2015, 7: 12951-12960 CrossRef Google Scholar

[44] Nai J, Zhang J, Lou XWD. Construction of single-crystalline Prussian blue analog hollow nanostructures with tailorable topologies. Chem, 2018, 4: 1967-1982 CrossRef Google Scholar

[45] Zheng F, Zhu D, Shi X, et al. Metal-organic framework-derived porous Mn1.8Fe1.2O4 nanocubes with an interconnected channel structure as high-performance anodes for lithium ion batteries. J Mater Chem A, 2015, 3: 2815-2824 CrossRef Google Scholar

[46] Cai X, Gao W, Ma M, et al. A Prussian blue-based core-shell hollow-structured mesoporous nanoparticle as a smart theranostic agent with ultrahigh pH-responsive longitudinal relaxivity. Adv Mater, 2015, 27: 6382-6389 CrossRef Google Scholar

[47] Zakaria MB, Hu M, Hayashi N, et al. Thermal conversion of hollow Prussian blue nanoparticles into nanoporous iron oxides with crystallized hematite phase. Eur J Inorg Chem, 2014, 2014: 1137-1141 CrossRef Google Scholar

[48] Zhu T, Chang S, Song YF, et al. PVP-encapsulated CoFe2O4/rGO composites with controllable electromagnetic wave absorption performance. Chem Eng J, 2019, 373: 755-766 CrossRef Google Scholar

[49] Song Y, He L, Zhang X, et al. Highly efficient electromagnetic wave absorbing metal-free and carbon-rich ceramics derived from hyperbranched polycarbosilazanes. J Phys Chem C, 2017, 121: 24774-24785 CrossRef Google Scholar

[50] Liu S, Liu J, Dong X. Electromagnetic Shielding and Absorbing Materials. 2nd ed. Beijing: Chemical Industry Press, 2014, 418. Google Scholar

[51] Zhao Y, Liu L, Jiang K, et al. Distinctly enhanced permeability and excellent microwave absorption of expanded graphite/Fe3O4 nanoring composites. RSC Adv, 2017, 7: 11561-11567 CrossRef Google Scholar

[52] Luo C, Jiao T, Gu J, et al. Graphene shield by SiBCN ceramic: A promising high-temperature electromagnetic wave-absorbing material with oxidation resistance. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2018, 10: 39307-39318 CrossRef Google Scholar

[53] Luo C, Tang Y, Jiao T, et al. High-temperature stable and metal-free electromagnetic wave-absorbing SiBCN ceramics derived from carbon-rich hyperbranched polyborosilazanes. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2018, 10: 28051-28061 CrossRef Google Scholar

[54] Li J, Miao P, Chen KJ, et al. Highly effective electromagnetic wave absorbing prismatic Co/C nanocomposites derived from cubic metal-organic framework. Compos Part B-Eng, 2020, 182: 107613 CrossRef Google Scholar

  • Figure 1

    Schematic illustration of the fabrication route toward hollow PBA cages and solid PBA boxes and their derived nanocomplexes. (a) Synthesis of solid Fe-Co and Fe-Mn PBAs without PVP and trisodium citrate dihydrate. (b) Synthesis of hollow Fe-Co and Fe-Mn PBAs with PVP and trisodium citrate dihydrate. Preparation route of solid Fe/Mn/C (c), hollow Fe/Mn/C (d), solid Fe/Co/C (e) and hollow Fe/Co/C nanocomplexes (f), respectively.

  • Figure 2

    The topologies and phase compositions of hollow cages and solid boxes of Fe-Co PBAs and their pyrolyzed Fe/Co/C nanocomplexes. (a) TEM image and (b) corresponding element mapping (Fe, Co, C, and N) of Fe-Co PBA hollow cages. (c) SEM image of hollow Fe/Co/C-800. (d) TEM image and (e) corresponding element mapping (Fe, Co, C, and N) of Fe-Co PBA solid boxes. (f) SEM image of solid Fe/Co/C-800. (g) PXRD patterns, (h) Raman spectra and (i) hysteresis loops of pyrolyzed Fe/Co/C nanocomplexes measured at room temperature. Scale bar: 200 nm.

  • Figure 3

    The topologies and phase compositions of hollow cages and solid boxes of Fe-Mn PBAs and their pyrolyzed Fe/Mn/C nanocomplexes. (a) TEM image and (b) corresponding element mapping (Fe, Mn, C, and N) of Fe-Mn PBA hollow cages. (c) SEM image of hollow Fe/Mn/C-800. (d) TEM image and (e) corresponding element mapping (Fe, Mn, C, and N) of Fe-Mn PBA solid boxes. (f) SEM image of solid Fe/Mn/C-800. (g) PXRD patterns, (h) Raman spectra and (i) hysteresis loops of pyrolyzed Fe/Mn/C nanocomplexes measured at room temperature. Scale bar: 200 nm.

  • Figure 4

    The comparison of EM wave absorption performance for pyrolyzed Fe/Co/C and Fe/Mn/C nanocomplexes. RL of (a) solid and hollow Fe/Co/C-800 nanocomplexes, (b) solid and hollow Fe/Co/C-900 nanocomplexes, (c) solid and hollow Fe/Mn/C-800 nanocomplexes and (d) solid and hollow Fe/Mn/C-900 nanocomplexes.

  • Figure 5

    The proposed diagrams for multi RL and interfacial polarization mechanism of EM wave absorption. (a) Carbon network grown on the surface of solid Fe/Co/C nanocomplex, (b) the Fe/Co/C particles fall off from the surface and inside of the hollow Fe/Co/C nanocomplex, (c) the Fe/Mn/C particles fall off from the surface of solid Fe/Mn/C nanocomplex and (d) the carbon nanorods grown on or between hollow Fe/Mn/C nanocomplexes. The summary of EM wave absorption with (e) RL vs. thickness and (f) RL vs. EAB from different MOF-derived metal/carbon complexes.

qqqq

Contact and support