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Fine‐Tuning the Photovoltaic Performance of Organic Solar Cells by Collaborative Optimization of Structural Isomerism and Halogen Atom

  • Published: 20 September 2021
  • Author(s): Zhe Li, Na Zhang, Honggang Chen, Hongjian Peng, Yingping Zou

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Recent Progress on Metal‐Based Nanomaterials: Fabrications, Optical Properties, and Applications in Ultrafast Photonics

  • Published: 20 September 2021
  • Author(s): Bo Fu, Jingxuan Sun, Yuan Cheng, Hao Ouyang, Giuseppe Compagnini, Peng Yin, Songrui Wei, Shaojuan Li, Dabing Li, Vittorio Scardaci, Han Zhang

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Visualizing Van der Waals Epitaxial Growth of 2D Heterostructures

  • Published: 20 September 2021
  • Author(s): Kenan Zhang, Changchun Ding, Baojun Pan, Zhen Wu, Austin Marga, Lijie Zhang, Hao Zeng, Shaoming Huang

Particle & Particle Systems Characterization

Thermally Evaporated Ag–Au Bimetallic Catalysts for Efficient Electrochemical CO2 Reduction

  • Published: 20 September 2021
  • Author(s): Jing Li, Wenduo Chen, Rui Lin, Meirong Huang, Min Wang, Maosheng Chai, Hongwei Zhu

International Journal of Chemical Kinetics

Radical scavenging behavior of butylated hydroxytoluene against oxygenated free radicals in physiological environments: Insights from DFT calculations

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Codes in Code: AIE Supramolecular Adhesive Hydrogels Store Huge Amounts of Information

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  • Author(s): Yabi Yang, Qingyun Li, Hanwei Zhang, Hui Liu, Xiaofan Ji, Ben Zhong Tang

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Stimuli‐Driven Insulator–Conductor Transition in a Flexible Polymer Composite Enabled by Biphasic Liquid Metal

  • Published: 20 September 2021
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Perovskite Anion Exchange: A Microdynamics Model and a Polar Adsorption Strategy for Precise Control of Luminescence Color

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Humidity‐Induced Simultaneous Visible and Fluorescence Photonic Patterns Enabled by Integration of Covalent Bonds and Ionic Crosslinks

  • Published: 20 September 2021
  • Author(s): Ruochen Lan, Qian Wang, Chen Shen, Rui Huang, Jinying Bao, Zhongping Zhang, Lanying Zhang, Huai Yang

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Water‐Resistant Ionogel Electrode with Tailorable Mechanical Properties for Aquatic Ambulatory Physiological Signal Monitoring

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Recent Advances of Catalytic Effects in Cathode Materials for Room‐Temperature Sodium‐Sulfur Batteries

  • Published: 17 September 2021
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European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Single‐Molecule Magnetic, Catalytic and Photoluminescence Properties of Heterometallic 3d–4f [Ln{PZn2W10O38(H2O)2}2]11− Tungstophosphate Nanoclusters

  • Published: 17 September 2021
  • Author(s): Vivek Das, Imran Khan, Firasat Hussain, Masahiro Sadakane, Nao Tsunoji, Katsuya Ichihashi, Chisato Kato, Katsuya Inoue, Sadafumi Nishihara


Reactivity Analysis of New Multivalent Electrophilic Probes for Affinity Labeling of Carbohydrate Binding Proteins

  • Published: 17 September 2021
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European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Gram‐Scale Synthesis of a Hexapeptide by Fragment Coupling in a Ball Mill

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Direct Conversion of Hydrazones to Amines using Transaminases

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Electrophilic C(sp2)−H Silylation by Supported Gold Catalysts

  • Published: 17 September 2021
  • Author(s): Hiroki Miura, Ryuji Hirata, Toyomasu Tomoya, Tetsuya Shishido

Chemistry - A European Journal

Alkene Synthesis by Photo‐Wolff‐Kischner Reaction of Sulfur Ylides and N‐Tosylhydrazones

  • Published: 16 September 2021
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Disclosure of Ground‐State Zimmerman‐Möbius Aromaticity in the Radical Anion of [6]Helicene and Evidence for 4π Periodic Aromatic Ring Currents in a Molecular “Metallic” Möbius Strip

  • Published: 16 September 2021
  • Author(s): Michael Mauksch, Svetlana B. Tsogoeva

Chemistry - A European Journal

Noncovalent Interactions at Lanthanide Complexes

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Illuminating Protein Phase Separation: Reviewing Aggregation‐Induced Emission, Fluorescent Molecular Rotor and Solvatochromic Fluorophore Based Probes

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June 2021


Fang Zhang, Juewen Liu
Label-Free Colorimetric Biosensors Based on Aptamers and Gold Nanoparticles: A Critical Review [Review]
Anal. Sens. 2021, vol. 1, no. 1, p. 30

Rola Houhou, Thomas Bocklitz
Trends in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and chemometrics applied to chemical data [Review]
Anal. Sci. Adv. 2021, vol. 2, no. 3-4, p. 128

Alana Zülke, Yi Li, Peter Keil, Robert Burrell, Sacha Belaisch, Mangayarkarasi Nagarathinam, Michael P. Mercer, Harry E. Hoster
High-Energy Nickel-Cobalt-Aluminium Oxide (NCA) Cells on Idle: Anode- versus Cathode-Driven Side Reactions [Article]
Batteries Supercaps 2021, vol. 4, no. 6, p. 934

Hemanth Maddali, Catherine E. Miles, Joachim Kohn, Deirdre M. O'Carroll
Optical Biosensors for Virus Detection: Prospects for SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 [Minireview]
ChemBioChem 2021, vol. 22, no. 7, p. 1176

Christian M. Heckmann, Francesca Paradisi
Looking Back: A Short History of the Discovery of Enzymes and How They Became Powerful Chemical Tools [Review]
ChemCatChem 2020, vol. 12, no. 24, p. 6082

Pooja Vadhva, Ji Hu, Michael J. Johnson, Richard Stocker, Michele Braglia, Dan J. L. Brett, Alexander J. E. Rettie
Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy for All-Solid-State Batteries: Theory, Methods and Future Outlook [Review]
ChemElectroChem 2021, vol. 8, no. 11, p. 1930

Michał Rams, Aleksej Jochim, Michael Böhme, Thomas Lohmiller, Magdalena Ceglarska, Marek M. Rams, Alexander Schnegg, Winfried Plass, Christian Näther
Single-Chain Magnet Based on Cobalt(II) Thiocyanate as XXZ Spin Chain [Full Paper]
Chem. Eur. J. 2020, vol. 26, no. 13, p. 2837

Matthew Kottwitz, Yuanyuan Li, Haodong Wang, Anatoly I. Frenkel, Ralph G. Nuzzo
Single Atom Catalysts: A Review of Characterization Methods [Review]
Chem. Methods 2021, vol. 1, no. 6, p. 278

Zheng-Wang Qu, Hui Zhu, Sergey A. Katsyuba, Vera L. Mamedova, Vakhid A. Mamedov, Stefan Grimme
Acid-Catalyzed Rearrangements of 3-Aryloxirane-2-Carboxamides: Novel DFT Mechanistic Insights [Communication]
ChemistryOpen 2020, vol. 9, no. 7, p. 743

Miaofang Chi, Harry M. Meyer, Zili Wu, Liangbo Liang, Peter V. Bonnesen, Dale K. Hensley, Rui Peng, Yang Song, Cheng Ma, Bobby G. Sumpter, Adam J. Rondinone
High-Selectivity Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Ethanol using a Copper Nanoparticle/N-Doped Graphene Electrode [Full Paper]
ChemistrySelect 2016, vol. 1, no. 19, p. 6055

Antoine Daina, Vincent Zoete
A BOILED‐Egg To Predict Gastrointestinal Absorption and Brain Penetration of Small Molecules [Communication]
ChemMedChem 2016, vol. 11, no. 11, p. 1117

Sebastian Gisbertz, Bartholomäus Pieber
Heterogeneous Photocatalysis in Organic Synthesis [Review]
ChemPhotoChem 2020, vol. 4, no. 7, p. 456

Trevor A. Hamlin, Marcel Swart, F. Matthias Bickelhaupt
Nucleophilic Substitution (SN2): Dependence on Nucleophile, Leaving Group, Central Atom, Substituents, and Solvent [Minireview]
ChemPhysChem 2018, vol. 19, no. 11, p. 1315

Daewoo Han, Andrew J. Steckl
Coaxial Electrospinning Formation of Complex Polymer Fibers and their Applications [Review]
ChemPlusChem 2019, vol. 84, no. 10, p. 1453

Layla Filiciotto, Gadi Rothenberg
Biodegradable Plastics: Standards, Policies, and Impacts [Review]
ChemSusChem 2021, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 56

Anton I. Hanopolskyi, Viktoryia A. Smaliak, Alexander I. Novichkov, Sergey N. Semenov
Autocatalysis: Kinetics, Mechanisms and Design [Review]
ChemSystemsChem 2021, vol. 3, eLoc. e2000026

Saheed E. Elugoke, Abolanle S. Adekunle, Omolola E. Fayemi, Ekemini D. Akpan, Bhekie B. Mamba, El-Sayed M. Sherif, Eno E. Ebenso
Molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs) based electrochemical sensors for the determination of catecholamine neurotransmitters - Review [REVIEW]
Electrochem. Sci. Adv. 2021, vol. 1, eLoc. e2000026

Agustí Lledós
Computational Organometallic Catalysis: Where We Are, Where We Are Going [Essay]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2021, p. 2547

Luca Capaldo, Davide Ravelli
Hydrogen Atom Transfer (HAT): A Versatile Strategy for Substrate Activation in Photocatalyzed Organic Synthesis [Microreview]
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Catharina Goedecke
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Grignard Reactions in Cyclopentyl Methyl Ether [Full Paper]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2016, vol. 5, no. 5, p. 636

Rituparno Chowdhury, Venkata Sai Sreyas Adury, Amal Vijay, Reman K. Singh, Arnab Mukherjee
Atomistic De-novo Inhibitor Generation-Guided Drug Repurposing for SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein with Free-Energy Validation by Well-Tempered Metadynamics [Full Paper]
Chem. Asian J. 2021, vol. 16, no. 12, p. 1634

Jennifer Schnabel, Romy Ettlinger, Hana Bunzen
Zn-MOF-74 as pH-Responsive Drug-Delivery System of Arsenic Trioxide [Full Paper]
ChemNanoMat 2020, vol. 6, no. 8, p. 1229

Julian Baars, Isabelle Grimm, Dirk Blunk, Jörg-Martin Neudörfl, Hans-Günther Schmalz
Enantioselective Total Synthesis and Structural Revision of Dysiherbol A [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, vol. 60, no. 27, p. 14915

Abas Mohsenzadeh, Akram Zamani, Mohammad J. Taherzadeh
Bioethylene Production from Ethanol: A Review and Techno-economical Evaluation [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2017, vol. 4, no. 2, p. 75

Özge Çepelioğullar Mutlu, Thomas Zeng
Challenges and Opportunities of Modeling Biomass Gasification in Aspen Plus: A  Review [Review]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2020, vol. 43, no. 9, p. 1674

Nuria Sánchez-Bastardo, Robert Schlögl, Holger Ruland
Methane Pyrolysis for CO2-Free H2 Production: A Green Process to Overcome Renewable Energies Unsteadiness [Review]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2020, vol. 92, no. 10, p. 1596

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Handreinigung auf molekularer Ebene - Die Rolle der Solvatation [Artikel]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2021, vol. 55, no. 1, p. 28

Thomas Waitz, Erhard Irmer
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CHEMKON 2021, vol. 28, no. 4, p. 146

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Lebensmittelchemie 2021, vol. 75, no. 3

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Isolated Single Iron Atoms Anchored on N-Doped Porous Carbon as an Efficient Electrocatalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, vol. 56, pp. 6937–6941

Qian Sun, Kah Chun Lau, Dongsheng Geng, Xiangbo Meng
Atomic and Molecular Layer Deposition for Superior Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Strategies, Performance, and Mechanisms [Review]
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Lik Hang Yuen, Raphael M. Franzini
Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities in DNA-Encoded Library Research: An Academic Point of View [Minireview]
ChemBioChem 2017, vol. 18, pp. 829–836

Konstantinos C. Christoforidis, Paolo Fornasiero
Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production: A Rift into the Future Energy Supply [Review]
ChemCatChem 2017, vol. 9, pp. 1523–1544

Marwa Elkady, Hassan Shokry, Hesham Hamad
Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Magnetic Hydroxyapatite for Removal of Heavy Metals from Groundwater [Research Article]
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Massimo Baroncini, Lorenzo Casimiro, Christiaan de Vet, Jessica Groppi, Serena Silvi, Alberto Credi
Making and Operating Molecular Machines: A Multidisciplinary Challenge [Minireview]
ChemistryOpen 2018, vol. 7, pp. 169–179

Hanshen Xin, Xike Gao
Application of Azulene in Constructing Organic Optoelectronic Materials: New Tricks for an Old Dog [Minireview]
ChemPlusChem 2017, vol. 82, pp. 945–956

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In Situ Green Synthesis of Pd Nanoparticles on Tannic Acid-Modified Magnetite Nanoparticles as a Green Reductant and Stabilizer Agent: Its Application as a Recyclable Nanocatalyst (Fe3O4@TA/Pd) for Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol and Suzuki Reactions [Full Paper]
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Jaqueline Daniel-Gromke, Nadja Rensberg, Velina Denysenko, Walter Stinner, Tina Schmalfuß, Mattes Scheftelowitz, Michael Nelles, Jan Liebetrau
Current Developments in Production and Utilization of Biogas and Biomethane in Germany [Review]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2018, vol. 90, pp. 17–35

Sayantani Sikdar, Madhusree Kundu
A Review on Detection and Abatement of Heavy Metals [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2018, vol. 5, pp. 18–29

Tingting Liu, Lisi Xie, Jianhui Yang, Rongmei Kong, Gu Du, Abdullah M. Asiri, Xuping Sun, Liang Chen
Self-Standing CoP Nanosheets Array: A Three-Dimensional Bifunctional Catalyst Electrode for Overall Water Splitting in both Neutral and Alkaline Media [Communication]
ChemElectroChem 2017, vol. 4, pp. 1840–1845

Ruibin Wang, Liheng Chen, J.Y. Zhu, Rendang Yang
Tailored and Integrated Production of Carboxylated Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC) with Nanofibrils (CNF) through Maleic Acid Hydrolysis [Full Paper]
ChemNanoMat 2017, vol. 3, pp. 328–335

Chengwei Liu, Michal Szostak
Twisted Amides: From Obscurity to Broadly Useful Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Reactions by N−C Amide Bond Activation [Minireview]
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, vol. 23, pp. 7157–7173

Jian Shu, Dianping Tang
Current Advances in Quantum-Dots-Based Photoelectrochemical Immunoassays [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2017, vol. 12, pp. 2780–2789

Jian Rong, Chuanfa Ni, Jinbo Hu
Metal-Catalyzed Direct Difluoromethylation Reactions [Focus Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2017, vol. 6, pp. 139–152

Juan Alberto Sirvent, Ulrich Lücking
Novel Pieces for the Emerging Picture of Sulfoximines in Drug Discovery: Synthesis and Evaluation of Sulfoximine Analogues of Marketed Drugs and Advanced Clinical Candidates [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2017, vol. 12, pp. 487–501

Grzegorz Greczynski, Lars Hultman
C 1s Peak of Adventitious Carbon Aligns to the Vacuum Level: Dire Consequences for Material's Bonding Assignment by Photoelectron Spectroscopy [Communication]
ChemPhysChem 2017, vol. 18, pp. 1507–1512

Jia-Rong Chen, Dong-Mei Yan, Qiang Wei, Wen-Jing Xiao
Photocascade Catalysis: A New Strategy for Cascade Reactions [Concept]
ChemPhotoChem 2017, vol. 1, pp. 148–158

Zhiming Pan, Yun Zheng, Fangsong Guo, Pingping Niu, Xinchen Wang
Decorating CoP and Pt Nanoparticles on Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanosheets to Promote Overall Water Splitting by Conjugated Polymers [Communication]
ChemSusChem 2017, vol. 10, pp. 87–90

Enzo Alessio
Thirty Years of the Drug Candidate NAMI-A and the Myths in the Field of Ruthenium Anticancer Compounds: A Personal Perspective [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, pp. 1549–1560

Marcel Garbe, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller
Homogeneous Catalysis by Manganese-Based Pincer Complexes [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, pp. 4344–4362

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