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Guillermo C Bazan, Stephanie Fronk, Ming Wang, Michael Ford, Jessica Coughlin and Cheng-Kang Mai
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00908E, Edge Article
Two narrow bandgap conjugated polymers containing chiral 2-ethylhexyl side chains were synthesized: poly[(4,4-bis(2-ethylhexyl)cyclopenta-[2,1-b:3,4-b’]dithiophene)-2,6-diyl-alt-(2,1,3-benzothiadiazole)-4,7-diyl] (PCPDTBT*) and poly[(4,4-bis(2-ethylhexyl)cyclopenta[2,1-b:3,4-b0]dithiophene)-2,6-diyl-alt-[1,2,5]-thiadiazolo[3,4-c]pyridine] (PCDTPT*). The presence of a chiral substituent provides a handle to study the geometry...
Eufemio Moreno Pineda, Giulia Lorusso, Karzan H. Zangana, Elias Palacios, Jürgen Schnack, Marco Evangelisti, Richard E. P. Winpenny and Eric J. L. McInnes
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01415A, Edge Article
Adiabatic demagnetisation experiments on a C3h symmetric molecular {Gd7} cluster reveal effects of intramolecular dipolar interactions and geometric spin frustration.
Sandeep K. Gupta, Thayalan Rajeshkumar, Gopalan Rajaraman and Ramaswamy Murugavel
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00279J, Edge Article
A mononuclear Dy(III) complex assembled just from five water molecules and two phosphonic diamide ligands combines the advantages of high anisotropy barrier, high blocking temperature and significant coercivity, apart from its remarkable air- and moisture-stability.
Kaixiang Zhang, Ruijie deng, Yue Li, Ling Zhang and Jinghong Li
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01355D, Edge Article
CRISPR/Cas9 is a highly efficient genome engineering tool, yet its off-target effect and the sequence-dependent cleavage activity across different sgRNAs remain major concerns for its application. Here, we propose a...
Emily Kerr, Egan H Doeven, Gregory J Barbante, Conor Francis Hogan, David J. Hayne, Paul Stephen Donnelly and Paul S Francis
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01570K, Edge Article
Preliminary explorations of the annihilation electrogenerated chemiluminescence (ECL) of mixed metal complexes have revealed opportunities to enhance emission intensities and control the relative intensities from multiple luminophores through the applied...
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00783J, Edge Article
Two bistable halogen and hydrogen bonding-naphthalene diimide [2]rotaxanes have been prepared and the system incorporating a halogen bond donor anion recognition site is demonstrated to exhibit superior anion induced translational motion of the macrocyclic wheel component relative to the hydrogen bonding analogue.
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00903D, Edge Article
Electrochromic materials have attracted increasing attentions in the field of smart device and energy economy due to their excellent reversible chromic properties. Investigating electrochromic process at nano-scale is benificial to...
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00802J, Edge Article
Telomerase is a crucial biomarker for cancers. Its reliable and sensitive detection, especially in a single cell, has great significance for early diagnosis of cancers and studies of tumor progression...
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00465B, Minireview
Two-dimensional gas chromatography has huge power for separating complex mixtures. The principles of the technique are outlined together with an overview of detection methods applicable to GC×GC column effluent with...
Mingzhou Ye, Xiaohang Wang, Jianbin Tang, Zhiqian Guo, He Tian, Youqing Shen and Weihong Zhu
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00970K, Edge Article
Real-timely tracking where (W), when (W), and how (H) prodrugs are delivered and activated in vivo is a great challenge for prodrug development. Disulfide linkage-based prodrugs as well as their...
Kent O. Kirlikovali, Jonathan C. Axtell, Alejandra Gonzalez, Alice C. Phung, Saeed I. Khan and Alexander M. Spokoyny
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01146B, Edge Article
We report the synthesis and characterization of a series of d8 metal complexes featuring robust and photophysically innocent strong-field chelating 1,1′-bis(o-carborane) (bc) ligand frameworks.
H. Kearns, S. Sengupta, I. Ramos Sasselli, L. Bromley III, K. Faulds, T. Tuttle, M. A. Bedics, M. R. Detty, L. Velarde, D. Graham and W. E. Smith
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00068A, Edge Article
Determining how Raman labels orientate on the surface of HGNs to aid in future advancements of designing NIR nanosensors.
Ekrem Ozkan, Colin C. Crick, Alaric Taylor, Elaine Allan and Ivan P. Parkin
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01150K, Edge Article
The adhesion and proliferation of bacteria on solid surfaces presents a major challenge in both healthcare and industrial applications.
Houjuan Zhu, Yuan Fang, Xu Zhen, Na Wei, Yu Gao, Kathy Qian Luo, Chenjie Xu, Hongwei Duan, Dan Ding, Peng Chen and Kanyi Pu
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01251E, Edge Article
Multilayered semiconducting polymer nanoparticles are developed for in vivo imaging of lymph nodes and tumors with a high signal-to-noise ratio.
Xin Lu, Zhidong Zhang, Xuemei Sun, Peining Chen, Jing Zhang, Hui Guo, Zhengzhong Shao and Huisheng Peng
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00414H, Edge Article
Flexible, stretchable and highly reversible electrothermal chromatic fibers are developed from aligned carbon nanotubes and peptide-modified polydiacetylene.
F. Bella, S. Galliano, M. Falco, G. Viscardi, C. Barolo, M. Grätzel and C. Gerbaldi
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01145D, Edge Article
The chemistry behind the I/I3 redox couple is thoroughly investigated in 100% aqueous dye-sensitized solar cells, paving the way to this emerging green PV technology.
Daniel Holden, Samantha Y. Chong, Linjiang Chen, Kim E. Jelfs, Tom Hasell and Andrew I. Cooper
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00713A, Edge Article
The practical adsorption properties of molecular porous solids can be dominated by dynamic flexibility but these effects are still poorly understood. Here, we combine molecular simulations and experiments to rationalize the adsorption behavior of a flexible porous organic cage.
Daisuke Hirose, Martin Gazvoda, Janez Košmrlj and Tsuyoshi Taniguchi
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00308G, Edge Article
Catalytic Mitsunobu reactions have been substantially improved based on strict optimization, mechanistic studies and discovery of a new catalyst.
Florian Häse, Stéphanie Valleau, Edward Pyzer-Knapp and Alán Aspuru-Guzik
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC04786B, Edge Article
Machine learning ground state QM/MM for accelerated computation of exciton dynamics.
Bingjia Xu, Wenlang Li, Jiajun He, Sikai Wu, Qiangzhong Zhu, Zhiyong Yang, William Wu, Yi Zhang, Chongjun Jin, Po-Yen Lu, Zhenguo Chi, Siwei Liu, Jiarui Xu and Martin R Bryce
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01325B, Edge Article
Although bright organic mechanoluminescence (ML) has been observed for a few luminophores with aggregation-induced emission (AIE), details of the positive effect of AIE on ML performance remain unclear and a...
Isaac Alcon, mathieu Gonidec, Marta Mas-Torrent, Jaume Veciana and M. R. Ajayakumar
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00443A, Edge Article
SAMs of a Y(III) double-decker complex on ITO have been prepared and their electrical and optical properties explored exhibiting three accessible stable redox states with characteristic absorption bands in the...
Depei Ou, Tao Yu, Zhiyong Yang, Tiangang Luan, Zhu Mao, Yi Zhang, Siwei Liu, Jiarui Xu, Zhenguo Chi and Martin R Bryce
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01205A, Edge Article
A dichloro-substituted triphenylethylene derivative (TrPECl2) with aggregation-induced emission (AIE), photochromism and photoresponsive wettability has been synthesized. The new compound shows fast-response photochromic behaviour, with good ON/OFF repeatability by utilizing a...
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00943C, Edge Article
We have developed two new carbazole-dendronized emitters based on a green emissive thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) core. Both dendrimers possess excellent thermal stability, good solution processability, and obvious TADF...
Jinseong Jeong, Sehoon Park and Sukbok Chang
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01037G, Edge Article
A silylene-bridged Ir dimer in situ generated from [Ir(coe)2Cl]2 and Et2SiH2 was found to catalyze the hydrosilylation of N-heteroaromatics to furnish dearomatized azacyclic products with high activity (up to 1,000...
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01148A, Edge Article
The manuscript describes a novel Pd-catalyzed intermolecular dehydrogenative annulation of aryl iodides and aryl carbamic chloride for the efficient synthesis of phenanthridinone derivatives. Multiple steps including acylation and annulation have...

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