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  • 1 Chinese Academy of Sciences Materials and Thermochemistry Laboratory, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Dalian 116023 P.R. China
  • | 2 Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing 100049 P.R. China
  • | 3 Liaoning Nomal Univ. Fac. Chem. and Chem. Engn. Dalian 116029 P.R. China
  • | 4 Tokyo Polytechnic University Department of Nanochemistry, Faculty of Engineering 1583 Iiyama, Atsugi Kanagawa 243-0297 Japan
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Abstract  

Pb(1,4-BDC)·(DMF)(H2O) (1,4-BDC=1,4-benzenedicarboxylate; DMF=dimethylformamide) has been synthesized and investigated by elemental analysis, FTIR spectroscopy, thermogravimetry (TG), derivative thermogravimetry (DTG). TG-DTG curves show that the thermal decomposition occurs in four stages and the corresponding apparent activation energies were calculated with the Ozawa-Flynn-Wall (OFW) and the Friedman methods. The most probable kinetic model function of the dehydration reaction of the compound has been estimated by the Coats-Redfern integral and the Achar-Bridly-Sharp differential methods in this study.