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Joseph Charles Bear, William John Peveler, Paul Mcnaughter, Ivan P Parkin, Paul O'Brien and Charles W Dunnill
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03419A, Communication
Composites of sulphur polymers with nanoparticles such as PbS, with tunable optical properties are reported. A hydrothermal route incorporating pre-formed nanoparticles was used, and their physical and chemical properties evaluated...
Elena L. Harty, Alex R. Ha, Mark R. Warren, Amber L. Thompson, David R. Allan, Andrew L. Goodwin and Nicholas P. Funnell
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02916C, Communication
Coupling of a ‘wine-rack’ lattice motif with molecular flexibility leads to a large piezochromic response in an organic material.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03017J, Communication
Balancing the ratio of the hydrogen bond acceptor/donor in the side residues of poly(L-glutamate) derivatives endows the copolypeptide obtained with reversible thermosensitivity.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01077B, Communication
An efficient and direct synthetic route to epoxyisoprostane EC methyl ester has been accomplished in 8 steps (10% overall yield) from readily available starting materials using a series of asymmetric organocatalytic reactions and one-pot operations.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02413G, Communication
Octadecylamine ethoxylate (EO = 5) N-oxides (AO-1805) were presented which are one kind of interfacial tertiary amine N-oxides that differs from TEMPO derivatives.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03896K, Communication
The high solubility of CO2 in hydrofluoroethers led to various cyclic carbonates with excellent selectivities and yields. The fluorinated phase increased the amount of CO2 in contact with the reagents....
Nicolás Ríos Lombardía, Cristian Vidal, Maria Cocina, Francisco Moris, Joaquin García-Álvarez and Javier González-Sabín
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03298A, Communication
The ruthenium-catalysed isomerisation of allylic alcohols was coupled, for the first time, with an asymmetric bioamination in a one-pot process in aqueous medium. In those cases involving proquiral ketones, the...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03238E, Communication
The rhodium-catalyzed reactions of 3-diazoindolin-2-imines with N,N-dialkylanilines, N-allyl-N-alkylanilines, and N-propargyl-N-alkylanilines and 3-diazoindolin-2-imines furnished 3-aryl-2-aminoindoles, 3-allyl-3-amino-2-iminoindolines, and tetrahydro-[1,4]diazepino[2,3-b]indoles, respectively. 3-Diazoindolin-2-imines acted as precursors of α-imino rhodium carbenes in these transformations.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01889G, Communication
A new Tb(III)-radical chain complex was synthesized and characterized, which exhibits two separated relaxation processes. The influence of external magnetic field and magnetic-site dilution to the magnetic dynamics of one-dimensional...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03048J, Communication
Solutions of calcium chloride in mixed water and formamide are excellent electrolytes for capacitive charge storage in partially oxidised carbon nanotubes at unprecedented sub-zero-temperatures (e.g. 67% capacitance retention at −60...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03700J, Communication
This paper reports a novel strategy for the detection of proteins based on the integration of three signal amplification reactions via sharing a specially designed DNA sequence. This strategy has...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02548F, Communication
Silaisocyanoacetylene, HCCNSi, silaisocyanodiacetylene, HC4NSi, and silaisocyanogen, NCNSi, have been identified spectroscopically for the first time. All three transient species were observed at high spectral resolution at centimeter wavelengths (5-40 GHz)...
Kenji Kinashi, Yurika Miyamae, Ryotaro Nakamura, Wataru Sakai, Naoto Tsutsumi, Hideki Yamane, Gaku Hatsukano, Makoto Ozaki, Kazuya Jimbo and Takahiro Okabe
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03977K, Communication
This study attempted to visualize reversibly X-ray radiation by using poly-(L-lactic acid) (PLLA) composite fiber with an average diameter of 150 μm. This fiber contains photostimulable phosphor (PSP) BaFCl:Eu2+ particles...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03586D, Communication
Efficient direct synthesis of macrodiolides via catalysis using Hf(OTf)4 is possible in high yields, forming water as the sole by-product. The first protocol for the direct synthesis of macrodiolides from...
Rijun Gui, Xifeng Liu, Hui Jin, Zonghua Wang, Feifei Zhang, Jianfei Xia, Min Yang, Sai Bi and Yanzhi Xia
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC90244D, Retraction
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03530A, Communication
Massive electrodissolution of Pt at an ultrahigh rate in a dilute aqueous solution of HCl (0.5 M) containing 0.5 M NaClO4 was demonstrated and was attributed to a combination of...
Martin Jay Sweetman, Steven J P McInnes, Roshan Bharath Vasani, Taryn Monique Guinan, Anton Blencowe and Nicolas H Voelcker
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02689J, Communication
Here, we report on a novel surface modification for porous silicon (pSi). Hydroxyl-terminated pSi surfaces are modified with a hydrosilane via Si-H activation using the Lewis acid catalyst tris(pentafluorophenyl) borane...
Ahmed Kamal, Narsihma Reddy, satyaveni malasala, D Chandrasekhar, Jagadeesh Babu Nanubolu, Kiran Kumar Singarapu and Ram Awatar Maurya
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00815H, Communication
Phenacyl azides were reacted with pyridinium ylides in the presence of Cu(OAc)2 (2 mol%) and Et3N utilizing molecular oxygen as a green oxidant to yield imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines in exclusive regioselectivity. Following...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02447A, Communication
A novel infinite coordination polymer (DAE-ICP) based on zinc nitrite and a diarylethene photoswitch, with reversible photochromic properties in solution and solid state upon photo stimuli, was synthesized and characterized...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03946K, Communication
A facile approach is reported to synthesize (Fe, Co)@nitrogen-doped graphitic carbon (NGC) nanocubes (NCs) via a pyrolysis of polydopamine-encapsulated Fe3[Co(CN)6]2 NCs at 700 oC. Besides the comparable catalytic activity for...
Yigang Yan, Arndt Remhof, Daniel Rentsch, Andreas Züttel, Santanab Giri and Puru Jena
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03605D, Communication
The reversible hydrogen storage in Ca(BH4)2 at moderate conditions involves CaB2H6 as a crucial reaction intermediate.
G. A. Senchyk, E. M. Wylie, S. Prizio, J. E. S. Szymanowski, G. E. Sigmon and P. C. Burns
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01524C, Communication
Uranyl vanadate sulfate clusters isolated from a mixture of water and ionic liquid present a structure intermediate between those typical of transition metal polyoxometalates and uranyl peroxide cage clusters.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02808F, Communication
Quasi oxygen vacancies on ITO nanoparticles were prepared by photoinduced chlorine doping to promote oxygen electroreduction in alkaline media.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02797G, Communication
In the presence of catalytic amounts of vanadium-containing heteropoly acids, oxidative C–H cyanation of quinoline and its derivatives using trimethylsilyl cyanide and molecular oxygen efficiently proceeded, affording the corresponding substituted 4-cyanoquinolines as the major products.
Meng Zhang, Hua Yu, Jung-Ho Yun, Miaoqiang Lyu, Qiong Wang and Lianzhou Wang
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02534F, Communication
Smooth organolead halide perovskite films were prepared by a facile blow-drying method in ambient air for achieving efficient and low cost meso/planar hybrid structured perovskite solar cells.

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