Targeted filling of silica in Nafion by a modified in situ sol –gel method for enhanced fuel cell performance at elevated temperatures and low humidity
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01221D, CommunicationGuoxiao Xu, Shuai Li, Jing Li, Zhao Liu, Ying Li, Jie Xiong, Weiwei Cai, Konggang Qu, Hansong Cheng By facilely utilizing an ionic cluster as a nano-reactor, a silica network can be targeted filled in Nafion to increase the PEMFC performance at elevated temperatures and low humidity. Moreover, the stability of Nafion can be improved for the long-term operation of PEMFC under harsh conditions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Sou...
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Guoxiao Xu Source Type: research

New approach in the achievement of stable aqueous dispersions of carbon nanotubes
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01541H, CommunicationJo ão Paulo Damasceno, Aldo J.G. Zarbin A novel methodology to prepare stable aqueous dispersions of raw both single- or multi-walled carbon nanotubes is reported, based on dispersions previously prepared in tetrahydrofuran containing a phenol that donate... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jo ão Paulo Damasceno Source Type: research

Novel Metal —Organic Framework Materials: Blends, Liquids, Glasses and Crystal-Glass Composites
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01468C, Feature ArticleThomas Douglas Bennett, Joshua Mark Tuffnell, Christopher W. Ashling, Jingwei Hou, Shichun Li, Louis Longley, Mar ía Laura Ríos Gómez Metal —organic frameworks (MOFs) are often, and incorrectly, believed to be purely crystalline solids. This Feature Article highlights a selection of highly disordered MOF-based materials. This disorder gives rise to numerous... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Thomas Douglas Bennett Source Type: research

A kinetic resolution strategy for the synthesis of chiral octahedral NHC-iridium(III) catalysts
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02434D, CommunicationOlivier Basle, Marc Mauduit, Jeanne Crassous, Ludovic Favereau, Karinne Miqueu, C crevisy, Vincent Dorcet, Thierry Roisnel, Thomas Viv ès, Robert Tarrieu, Delphine Pichon, Romane Manguin The transmetalation reaction of a chiral-bidentate NHC-silver complex to racemic [Ir(Cl)(ppy)2]2 operates with kinetic resolution leading to chiral octahedral NHC-iridium(III) complexes and enantio-enriched bis-cyclometalated iridium(III) complexes. The iridium(III) complexes demonstrated... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry ...
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Olivier Basle Source Type: research

Sr2Fe1+xRe1-xO6 double perovskite: magnetoresistance and (magneto)thermopower
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00926D, CommunicationAntoine Maignan, Christine Martin, Oleg I. Lebedev, Jonas Sottmann, Lucie Nataf, Fran çois Baudelet, Sylvie Hébert, raul carbonio Polycrystalline Sr2Fe1+xRe1-xO6 samples have been synthesized and structurally characterized by X-ray powder diffraction, transmission electron microscopy and X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Resistivity strongly increases with x, but a large and negative... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Antoine Maignan Source Type: research

Pd-catalyzed Synthesis of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones by Carbonylation of Vinyl Triflates and Nonaflates
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02210D, CommunicationShaoke Zhang, Helfried Neumann, Matthias Beller A general and highly chemoselective Pd-catalyzed protocol for the synthesis of α,β-unsaturated ketones by carbonylation of vinyl triflates and nonaflates is presented. Applying the specific monophosphine ligand cataCXium® A, the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Shaoke Zhang Source Type: research

Phase Transition of Spiropyrans: Impact of Isomerization Dynamics at High Temperatures
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02141H, CommunicationMihael Gerkman, Shichen Yuan, Pu Duan, Jennifer Taufan, Klaus Schmidt-Rohr, Grace G. D. Han Isomerization behaviors of spiropyran derivatives in neat condensed phase were studied to understand their unusual phase transitions including cold-crystallization after extreme supercooling down to −50 °C. Compounds with different functional... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mihael Gerkman Source Type: research

Polypharmacology of Epacadostat: a Potent and Selective Inhibitor of the Tumor Associated Carbonic Anhydrases IX and XII
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09568J, CommunicationAndrea Angeli, Marta Ferraroni, Alessio Nocentini, S Selleri, Paola Gratteri, Claudiu Supuran, Fabrizio Carta Epacadostat (EPA), a selective Indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase 1 (IDO1) inhibitor, has been investigated in vitro as a human (h) Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor (CAI). The kinetic data clearly show, for the first time,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Andrea Angeli Source Type: research

Synthesis of Hydrosilanes via Lewis-Base-Catalysed Reduction of Alkoxysilanes with NaBH4
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01961H, CommunicationKeiya Aoyagi, Yu Ohmori, Koya Inomata, Kazuhiro Matsumoto, Shigeru Shimada, Kazuhiko Sato, Yumiko Nakajima Hydrosilanes were synthesized by reduction of alkoxysilanes with BH3 in the presence of hexamethylphosphoric triamide (HMPA) as a Lewis-base catalyst. The reaction was also achieved using an inexpensive and easy-to-handle... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Keiya Aoyagi Source Type: research

Bottom-Up Synthesis of Iron and Nitrogen Dual-Doped Porous Carbon Nanosheets for Efficient Oxygen Reduction
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02615K, CommunicationPeng Du, Feixiang Ma, Fucong Lyu, Kangqiang He, zebiao Li, Jian Lu, Yang Yang Li Iron and nitrogen co-doped porous carbon nanosheets (Fe,N-PCNs) with thin thickness, smooth surface and high specific surface area are fabricated by a facile bottom-up approach as highly efficient noble metal-free... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Peng Du Source Type: research

COOH-Terminated Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Aerogel as Bulk Electrode for Completely Selective Two-Electron Oxygen Reduction to H2O2
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02580D, CommunicationHongying Zhao, Xuqian Shen, Ying Chen, Shinan Zhang, Peng Gao, Xiangjun Zhen, Xin-Hao Li, Guohua Zhao COOH-terminated nitrogen-doped carbon aerogel exhibited 100% selectivity to two-electron oxygen reduction, exceeding reported carbonaceous and noble metal catalysts. The optimal electrode with synerigc effect of C-N/C-COOH resulted in minimum ƞO2/H2O2... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Hongying Zhao Source Type: research

(R)-Binaphthyl Derivatives as Chiral Dopants: Substituent Position Controlled Circularly Polarized Luminescence in Liquid Crystals
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02253H, CommunicationXiaohui Gao, Xujin Qin, Xuefeng Yang, Yuangang Li, Pengfei Duan A series of nonbridged axially chiral binaphthyl derivatives were synthesized and used as chiral dopants for chiral nematic liquid crystals (N*-LCs). It was found that binaphthyl derivatives substituted at 3,3 ’... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Xiaohui Gao Source Type: research

Pressure-dependent guest binding and release on a supramolecular polymer
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02696G, CommunicationShumpei Yonezawa, Ramarani Sethy, Gaku Fukuhara, Tsuyoshi Kawai, Takuya Nakashima Chiral guest binding on a self-assembly of a bichromophoric naphthalenediimide (NDI) derivative is modulated in response to pressure. The intermolecular packing in the supramolecular polymer is strengthened at high pressure,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Shumpei Yonezawa Source Type: research

Ligand assisted electrocatalytic water oxidation by a copper(II) complex in neutral phosphate buffer
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00971J, CommunicationHemrupa Kuilya, Noohul Alam, Debajit Sarma, Diganta Choudhury, Apurba Kalita Electrocatalytic water oxidation activity of a copper(II) complex,1, [Cu(L1H)(L1)(OH2)](ClO4), with a redox active aryl oxime ligand, L1H [L1H = 1-(pyridin-2-yl) ethanone oxime] has been investigated. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Hemrupa Kuilya Source Type: research

Ruthenium-catalyzed ortho-selective CAr –H amination of heteroaryl arenes with di-tert-butyldiaziridinone
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02499A, CommunicationXue-Ya Gou, Yuke Li, Xin-Gang Wang, Hong-Chao Liu, Bo-Sheng Zhang, Jia-Hui Zhao, Zhao-Zhao Zhou, Yong-Min Liang Application of an oxidative amination reagent (di-tert-butyldiaziridinone) to the Ru3(CO)12-catalyzedortho-selective CAr–H amination reaction is described. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Xue-Ya Gou Source Type: research

Bimodal detection of carbon dioxide using a fluorescent molecular aggregates
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01564G, CommunicationRakesh K. Mishra, Samiyappan Vijayakumar, Arindam Mal, Varsha Karunakaran, Jith C C. Janardhanan, Kaustabh K Maiti, Vakayil K Praveen, Ayyappanpillai Ajayaghosh Cyano-substituted p-phenylenevinylene (R-1) aggregates exhibiting fluorescence and Raman spectroscopic response to CO2 is described. The aggregation-induced emission (AIE) as well as aggregation enhanced Raman scattering (AERS) of R-1 in aqueous... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rakesh K. Mishra Source Type: research

Dual Nickel- and Photoredox-Catalyzed Reductive Cross-coupling of Aryl Vinyl Halides and Unactivated Tertiary Alkyl Bromides
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00768G, CommunicationWeijie Yu, Chen Long, Jiasi Tao, Tao Wang, Junkai Fu A novel reductive cross-coupling of aryl vinyl halides and unactivated tertiary alkyl bromides has been realized via the photoredox/nickel dual catalysis to produce vinyl arene derivatives bearing all-carbon quaternary centers... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Weijie Yu Source Type: research

Ultrafast Spectroscopic Study of Plasmon-induced Hot Electron Transfer under NIR Excitation in Au Triangular Nanoprisms/g-C3N4 for Photocatalytic H2 Production
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02574J, CommunicationDaming Ruan, Jiawei Xue, Mamoru Fujitsuka, Tetsuro Majima Au TNPs/g-C3N4 as a plasmonic photocatalyst for H2 production under NIR light irradiation was investigated by finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulations and time-resolved transient absorption measurements, revealing enhanced H2 production owing... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Daming Ruan Source Type: research

Polydiaminoanthraquinones with Tunable Redox Properties as High Performance Organic Cathodes for K-ion batteries
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01859J, CommunicationMin Zhou, Mengyun Liu, Juan Wang, Tiantian Gu, Bing Huang, Wei Wang, Kangli Wang, Shijie Cheng, Kai Jiang Polydiaminoanthraquinones, featured as redox-active quinone segments linked by polyaniline, were investigated as novel organic cathodes for K-ion batteries. With electron-withdrawing groups (CN) substituted, elevations of the redox potential and capacity... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Min Zhou Source Type: research

Metal –organic layer derived metal hydroxide nanosheets for highly efficient oxygen evolution
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01808E, CommunicationWen-Da Zhang, Xiaodong Yan, Tao Li, Yong Liu, Qiu-Ting Fu, Zhi-Guo Gu Ultrathin metal hydroxide nanosheets derived from metal –organic layers serving as electrocatalysts displayed highly efficient oxygen evolution even better than commercial IrO2. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Wen-Da Zhang Source Type: research

Efficient and Scalable High-Quality Graphene Nanodot Fabrication through Confined Lattice Plane Electrochemical Exfoliation
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02889G, CommunicationHui Wang, Kaiyi Zhu, Liwei Yan, Can Wei, Yu Zhang, Chunhong Gong, Jianhui Guo, Jiwei Zhang, Dongmao Zhang, Jingwei Zhang Reported is a confined lattice plane electrochemical exfoliation method that exploits, the face (basal) or side (edge) planes of highly oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG) electrochemical reaction while other planes blocked... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Hui Wang Source Type: research

Crystallization-induced self-hollowing for molybdenum sulfide nanoparticles and their potential in sodium ion batteries
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02597A, CommunicationShu-Yi Duan, Jun-Yu Piao, Xi-Jie Lin, Yong-Gang Sun, Yan-Song Xu, An-Min Cao, Li-jun Wan A self-hollowing process was demonstrated for the creation of hollow MoS2 nanospheres starting from their amorphous solid precursor, which were spontaneously transformed into a hollow structure during the rearrangement of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Shu-Yi Duan Source Type: research

Ultrathin Cuprite Film on Pt(111) with High Reactivity to CO
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01002E, CommunicationWenyuan Wang, Zhilin Wen, Shanwei Hu, Zhe Li, Xiaojun Wu, Junfa Zhu, Xiang Shao A highly ordered copper(I) oxide film grown on the Pt(111) substrate presents extremely high reactivity to CO molecules. Systematic scanning tunneling microscopy experiments in combination with density-functional theory calculations demonstrate... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Wenyuan Wang Source Type: research

A new class of electrolytes based on magnesium bis(diisopropyl)amide for magnesium-sulfur batteries
We present a new class of electrolytes, which has relatively high anodic stability on stainless steel (2.65 V, vs. Mg RE), low over-potential for Mg plating/stripping and close to 100%... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Xinghe Zhao Source Type: research

A gold-selenium-bonded nanoprobe for real-time in situ imaging of the upstream and downstream relationship between uPA and MMP-9 in cancer cells
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01454C, CommunicationMingming Luan, Mingwan Shi, Wei Pan, Na Li, Bo Tang A novel Au-Se nanoprobe with remarkable anti-interference ability for glutathione was developed to real-time in situ monitor the upstream and downstream regulatory relationship between uPA and MMP-9 proteins in the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mingming Luan Source Type: research

Photocatalyzed Borylation Using Water Soluble Quantum Dots
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01737B, CommunicationHediyala B Chandrashekar, Arun Maji, Ganga Halder, Sucheta Banerjee, Sayan Bhattacharyya, Debabrata Maiti The synthesis of arylboronates by Sandmeyer -type reactions in presence of water still remains a significant challenge. Herein we disclose usage of water-soluble MPA capped quantum dots (QDs) photocatalysts enabling... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Hediyala B Chandrashekar Source Type: research

Tunable Regulatory Activities of 1,10-Phenanthroline Derivatives towards Acid Sphingomyelinase and Zn(II) –Amyloid-β
We report a new series of small molecules able to achieve the tunability of modulatory activities against acid sphingomyelinase (ASM) and Zn(II)-bound amyloid- β [Zn(II)–Aβ], two pathological targets found in the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Yelim Yi Source Type: research

Seleno-Analogous of Pentlandite (Fe4.5Ni4.5S8-ySey, Y = 1-6): Tuning bulk Fe/Ni Sulphoselenides for Hydrogen Evolution
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01842E, CommunicationMathias Smialkowski, Daniel Siegmund, Kevinjeorjios Pellumbi, Lars Hensgen, Hendrik Antoni, Martin Muhler, Ulf-Peter Apfel We herein present a series of hitherto unprecedented seleno- Pentlandites (Fe4.5Ni4.5S8-ySey). By analysing the influences of S/Se exchange on the catalyst structure and activity in the electrochemical hydrogen evolution we... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mathias Smialkowski Source Type: research

Site-Selective C(sp3) –H Amination of Thioamide with Anthranils under Cp*CoIII Catalysis
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01715A, CommunicationRui-Hua Liu, Qi-Chao Shan, Xu-Hong Hu, Teck-Peng Loh Synthetically versatile anthranils as a bifunctional amino source have been firstly employed to enable direct amination on unactivated C(sp3) −H bonds of thioamides under Cp*CoIII catalysis. The excellent site-selectivity on primary... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rui-Hua Liu Source Type: research

ReGaGe2: Intermetallic Compound with Semiconducting Properties and Localized Bonding
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02563D, CommunicationMaxim Likhanov, Roman A Khalaniya, Valeriy Verchenko, Andrei Gippius, Sergei Zhurenko, Alexey V Tkachev, Dina I Fazlizhanova, Alexey N. Kuznetsov, Andrei V Shevelkov ReGaGe2 is a new member of the family of intermetallic compounds with non-metallic properties. It displays highly localized covalent bonding pattern.. Its electronic structure is governed by mixing of Re... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Maxim Likhanov Source Type: research

Composite of high percentage exposed (00l) facets single-crystalline Bi2WO6 and polycrystalline BiOCl for highly efficient photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01732A, CommunicationQing Yang, Maolan Luo, Kewei Liu, Hongmei Cao, Hongjian Yan Composite of high percentage exposed (00l) facets single-crystalline Bi2WO6 and polycrystalline BiOCl was fabricated by molten salt method (MSM) in the presence of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). The photocatalytic activity of the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Qing Yang Source Type: research

Single-crystal-to-single-crystal guest exchange in columnar assembled brominated triphenylamine bis-urea macrocycles
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01725A, CommunicationAmmon J. Sindt, Mark D. Smith, Samuel Berens, Sergey Vasenkov, Clifford Bowers, Linda S Shimizu Self-assembly of brominated triphenylamine bis-urea macrocycles results in the formation of robust porous materials. Urea hydrogen bonds organize these building blocks into 1-dimensional columns, which pack via halogen-aryl interactions. The... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ammon J. Sindt Source Type: research

Peri-acenoacenes
We report the challenging synthesis and electronic properties of a new type of rhombic peri-fused acene dimers, the so-called peri-acenoacenes. Compared to rectangular peri-fused peri-acenes, peri-acenoacenes show smaller diradical character... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Yanwei Gu Source Type: research

A pillar[5]arene with an amino-terminated arm stabilizes the formation of aliphatic hemiaminals and imines
We report a new mono-armed pillar[5]arene with the amino-substituent self-included in the pillarene cavity, which can stabilize the hemiaminals and imines formed from the reaction of aliphatic amines and aldehydes... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Xu-Sheng Du Source Type: research

A Three-Component Supramolecular Nanocomposite as a Heavy-Atom-Free Photosensitizer
We report a supramolecular nanocomposite... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: P. P. Praveen Kumar Source Type: research

Enhancing the utility of 1JCH couplings constants in structural studies through optimized DFT analysis
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02469G, CommunicationAlexei V. Buevich, Josep Saur í, Teodor Parella, Nunziatina De Tommasi, Giuseppe Bifulco, R. Thomas Williamson, Gary E. Martin Commonly used DFT methods for calculation of 1JCH coupling constants have typically required the application of ad hoc correction factors, modifications of functionals, or empirical scaling to improve the fit... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexei V. Buevich Source Type: research

In Situ TEM and Half Cell Investigation of Sodium Storage in Hexagonal FeSe Nanoparticles
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02107H, CommunicationKai Wu, Fei Chen, Zhaotao Ma, Bingkun Guo, Yingchun Lyu, Peng Wang, Hangsheng Yang, Qianqian Li, Hongtao Wang, Anmin Nie Hexagonal FeSe nanoparticles anode with novel reaction mechanism and mechanical stability may fully facilitate the excellent rate capability and cycling performance in sodium-ion batteries.In situ TEM reveals that hexagonal... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Kai Wu Source Type: research

Controllable local electronic migration induced charge separation and red-shift emission in carbon nitride for enhanced photocatalysis and potential phototherapy
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02749A, CommunicationZongzhao Sun, Yabin Jiang, Lei Zeng, Xi Zhang, Shuchao Hu, Limin Huang Electronic migration can be tailored by carefully manipulating the local electron donating and withdrawing nature in carbon nitride for charge separation and red-shift emission. High yield of H2 (5 mmol... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Zongzhao Sun Source Type: research

1H-detected quadrupolar spin-lattice relaxation measurements under magic-angle spinning solid-state NMR
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01176E, CommunicationMaria Makrinich, Amir Goldbourt Proton detection and phase-modulated pulse saturation enables the measurement of spin-lattice relaxation times of "invisible" quadrupolar nuclei with extensively large quadrupolar couplings. For nitrogen-14, efficient cross-polarization is obtained with a... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Maria Makrinich Source Type: research

Probing membrane enhanced protein-protein interactions in the minimal redox complex of Cytochrome-P450 and P450-reductase
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01630A, CommunicationMukesh Mahajan, Thirupathi Ravula, Elke Prade, G M Anantharamaiah, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy Investigating the interplay in a minimal redox complex of cytochrome-P450 and its reductase is crucial for understanding cytochrome-P450 ’s enzymatic activity. Probing the hotspots of dynamic structural interactions using NMR revealed... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 18, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mukesh Mahajan Source Type: research

Stable Sn2+ doped FAPbI3 nanocrystals for near-infrared LEDs
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01526D, CommunicationRaihana Begum, Xin Yu Chin, Mingjie Li, Bahulayan Damodaran, Tze Chien Sum, Subodh Mhaisalkar, Nripan Mathews This communication reports Sn2+ doping to stabilize the α-perovskite phase of FAPbI3 NCs and their application in NIR-LEDs with EQE ∼ 1.7%. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 18, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Raihana Begum Source Type: research

DNA-mediated reversible capture and release of circulating tumor cells with a multivalent dual-specific aptamer coating network
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02365H, CommunicationYuhong Lin, Lili Jiang, Yuqing Huang, Yuling Yang, Yu He, Chunhua Lu, Huanghao Yang Reversible isolation and release of circulating tumor cells based on DNA-responsive multivalent dual-aptamer-tethered rolling circle amplification network. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 18, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Yuhong Lin Source Type: research

Tandem catalysis by ultrathin metal –organic nanosheets formed through post-synthetic functionalisation of a layered framework
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02061F, CommunicationJoshua Nicks, Jiawen Zhang, Jonathan A. Foster Covalent post-synthetic functionalisation of layered metal –organic frameworks is demonstrated as a new approach to forming ultrathin nanosheets for use in catalysis. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 18, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Joshua Nicks Source Type: research

Cobalt Catalyzed Stereodivergent Semi-hydrogenation of Alkynes using H2O as the Hydrogen Source
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01970G, CommunicationKang Kui Li, Ruhima Khan, Xuexin Zhang, Yang Gao, Yongyun Zhou, Heng Tan, Jingchao Chen, Baomin Fan Cobalt-catalyzed stereodivergent semi-hydrogenation of internal alkynes to alkenes is developed. The reaction proceeded through transfer hydrogenation under mild conditions using base metal CoI2 as the catalyst, H2O/MeOH as hydrogen source... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 18, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Kang Kui Li Source Type: research

Rh(I)-Catalyzed [3+2] Annulation Reactions of Cyclopropenones with Amides
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02397F, CommunicationAkira Haito, Naoto Chatani Rh(I)-catalyzed [3+2] annulation reactions of cyclopropenones with amides are reported. The reaction provides a direct approach for producing highly substituted α,β-unsaturated γ-lactam derivatives. The presence of an N(sp2) atom in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 18, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Akira Haito Source Type: research

Light-activated “cycle-reversible intramolecular charge transfer” fluorescent probe: monitoring of pHi trace change induced by UV light in programmed cell death
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01451A, CommunicationTao Jiang, Xin Wang, Ge Wang, Yafu Wang, Kui Wang, Xiaopeng Xuan, Changpo Chen, Kai Jiang, Hua Zhang A light-activated fluorescent probe shows cycle-reversible intramolecular charge transfer for different intracellular pH under the synergistic effect of protonation –deprotonation. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 17, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Tao Jiang Source Type: research

Graphene oxide catalyzed ketone α-alkylation with alkenes: enhancement of graphene oxide activity by hydrogen bonding
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02578B, CommunicationGuangrong Meng, Mehulkumar Patel, Feixiang Luo, Qingdong Li, Carol Flach, Richard Mendelsohn, Eric Garfunkel, Huixin He, Michal Szostak The first ketone-alkylation using olefins and alcohols as simple alkylating agents catalyzed by graphene oxide is reported. Extensive studies of the graphene surface suggest a pathway involving dual activation of both coupling partners. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 17, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Guangrong Meng Source Type: research

Electrocatalytic N2-to-NH3 conversion with high faradaic efficiency enabled using a Bi nanosheet array
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01703H, CommunicationRong Zhang, Lei Ji, Wenhan Kong, Huanbo Wang, Runbo Zhao, Hongyu Chen, Tingshuai Li, Baihai Li, Yonglan Luo, Xuping Sun A Bi nanosheet array on Cu foil (Bi NS/CF) is efficient and stable for electrocatalytic N2 reduction. In 0.1 M HCl, it shows a high faradaic efficiency of 10.26% at −0.50 Vvs. the reversible hydrogen electrode. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 17, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rong Zhang Source Type: research

Dihalogen-bridged NHC –palladium(I) dimers: synthesis, characterisation and applications in cross-coupling reactions
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02239B, CommunicationNico Pirkl, Alessandro Del Grosso, Bert Mallick, Angelino Doppiu, Lukas J. Goo ßen Diiodo-bridged, dinuclear NHC –PdI complexes have been synthesised and utilised as one-component pre-catalysts for Suzuki –Miyaura, Buchwald–Hartwig, and Sonogashira reactions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 17, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Nico Pirkl Source Type: research

Copper-catalyzed ring-opening C(sp3) –N coupling of cycloketone oxime esters: access to 1°, 2° and 3° alkyl amines
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02030F, CommunicationLi Tian, Shuangqiu Gao, Rui Wang, Yang Li, Chunlin Tang, Lili Shi, Junkai Fu Access to 1 °, 2° and 3° alkyl amines through copper-catalyzed C(sp3) –N coupling of cycloketone oxime esters was realized. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles)
Source: RSC - Chem. Commun. latest articles - April 17, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Li Tian Source Type: research