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Design and understanding of solid-state and crystalline materials
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Cristina Ruiz-Agudo, Christine V. Putnis, Aurelia Ibañez-Velasco, Encarnación Ruiz-Agudo and Andrew Putnis
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00537C, Paper
The main effect of a commercial copolymer of maleic acid on CaCO3 and BaSO4 precipitation seems to be related to prevention of the aggregation of prenucleation associates and consequently inhibiting (temporarily) the nucleation of a secondary phase.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00764C, Paper
Two structures differ only in the conformation of the molecule, with molecular arrangements being practically unchanged (isostructural conformational transformation).
Jingjing Cao, Li Yuan, Shanshan Hu, Jianfeng Tang, Xianju Zhou and Jun Yang
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01198E, Paper
The monodisperse ScF3 and NaScF4 nano-/micro-crystals had been successfully prepared by a simple solvothermal method. There were many important factors including the molar ratio of Na/F/ (Sc+Ln) and Ln3+ doping...
Khalid M. Siddiqui, Gastón Corthey, Stuart A. Hayes, Andreas Rossos, Daniel S. Badali, Rui Xian, R. Scott Murphy, Benjamin J. Whitaker and R. J. Dwayne Miller
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01049K, Communication
A ‘recover before destroy’ approach to minimise photoproduct build-up in solid state enables ultrafast studies of chemical reactions.
Fangfang Pan, Ngong Kodiah Beyeh, Robin H. A. Ras and Kari Rissanen
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01229A, Paper
Heterolytic dissociation of molecular iodine (I2) led to the unexpected formation of triiodides and linear pentaiodide in the solid state when four N-alkyl ammonium resorcinarene halides are reacted with molecular iodine (I2).
Wei Ding, Lin Hu, Zhigao Sheng, Jianming Dai, Xuebin Zhu, Xianwu Tang, Zhenzhen Hui and Yuping Sun
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01021K, Communication
The magnetic field-induced acceleration of the Ostwald ripening process was demonstrated firstly in the formation of hollow Fe3O4 nanospheres.
Yijue Xu, Scott A. Southern, Patrick M. J. Szell and David L. Bryce
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01206J, Highlight
This Highlight article discusses the role of solid-state NMR spectroscopy in crystal engineering with the aid of several examples from the literature.
Michelle Ernst, Leonardo H. R. Dos Santos and Piero Macchi
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00918B, Paper
Metal–organic networks have become very popular in view of various chemical and physico-chemical applications. Here, a new approach to explore their potentialities as linear optical materials is discussed.
Tie Liu, Jingyuan Liu, Qi Liu, Yanbo Sun, Xiaoyan Jing, Hongquan Zhang and Jun Wang
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00947F, Paper
Spinel Co3O4 nanostructures with various morphologies have been successfully prepared and applied for ethanol gas detection. The needle-shaped Co3O4 microspheres, self-assembled from 1-D nano-needles, display impressively enhanced gas sensing properties.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00880A, Paper
To explore the influence of charge/polarity of Keggin polyanions and coordination geometries of transition metal cations on the construction of polyoxometalate (POM)-based hybrid compounds, we design two synthetic routes and...
Lucy K Saunders, Harriott Nowell, Paul R Raithby and Chick C Wilson
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00872K, Paper
Nine hydrogen bonded networks of N-phenylurea and 5-nitroisophthalic acid, with solvent inclusion properties, have been engineered and their thermal stabilities studied. Solvent guests of methanol, ethanol, acetonitrile, acetone, THF, ethyl...
Eleanor R Townsend, Floris Swennenhuis, Willem van Enckevort, Jan A.M. Meijer and Elias Vlieg
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01376G, Paper
This article investigates the relationship between additive induced creeping and anticaking activity in sodium chloride. Through a series of creeping experiments and powder flow analysis, we establish a clear correlation...
Luke L. Keenan, Harina Amer Hamzah, Mary F. Mahon, Mark R. Warren and Andrew D. Burrows
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01270A, Paper
We compare two routes to prepare functionalised MOFs and show that direct synthesis with a functionalised dicarboxylic acid is better for zinc MOFs whereas post-synthetic modification is better for chromium MOFs.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01002D, Paper
Herein, we introduce a facile growth method of catalyst- and defect-free SiC nanowires using a Si thin film as a Si source. Si thin films were deposited on graphite by...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00854B, Paper
Reversible phase transition and phase transformation double-adjustable compound: (BEDABCO)ClO4·H2O 1 and its analog (BEDABCO)ClO4·D2O 2, (CEDABCO)ClO4·H2O 3, (BEDABCO)BF4·H2O 4 were synthesised and researched (BEDABCO = 1-(2-bromoethyl)-1,4-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octan, CE= chloroethyl). It was...
Xinqiao Zhu, Shengnan Wang, Xiaohui Yan, Qiyang Li and Xiaoxiang Wang
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00984K, Paper
The multiple deformation mechanisms of the structural components enable energy dissipation and damage localization in the stone of an urchin tooth.
Martyna Wojciechowska, Przemyslaw Szklarz, Agata Bialonska, Jan Baran, Rafal Janicki, Wojciech Medycki, Piotr Durlak, Anna Piecha-Bisiorek and Ryszard Jakubas
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01008C, Paper
Bis(diisobutylammonium) octabromodiantimonate(III), [(i-C4H9)2NH2]2Sb2Br8 has been synthesized. The differential scanning calorimetry measurements indicate a reversible, first order phase transition at 222/229 K (cooling/heating). The single crystal X-ray diffraction studies reveal that...
Andrew M. Namespetra, David A. Hirsh, Marcel P. Hildebrand, Anthony R. Sandre, Hiyam Hamaed, Jeremy Michael Rawson and Robert W Schurko
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01069E, Paper
Herein, we demonstrate the use of 35Cl solid-state NMR (SSNMR) at moderate (9.4 T) and high (21.1 T) magnetic field strengths for the structural fingerprinting of hydrochloride (HCl) salts of...
Fu Zhang, Li-Na Hao, Yang Wang, Sheng Cheng, Wan-Ni Wang, Chuan-Ling Zhang, Fang Xu and Hai-Sheng Qian
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00987E, Communication
Upconversion nanoparticles (UCNPs)/CdS/TiO2 nanofibers have been fabricated successfully via electrospinning technique and hydrothermal crystallization process.
M. Carla Aragoni, Massimiliano Arca, Simon J. Coles, Miriam Crespo Alonso, Susanne L. Coles (née Huth), Robert P. Davies, Michael B. Hursthouse, Francesco Isaia, Romina Lai and Vito Lippolis
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00991C, Paper
Differently P-substituted phosphorodithioato NiII complexes were reacted with bis-pyridyl thiadiazole spacers L1 and L2 obtaining either polymeric or discrete supramolecular constructs.
XiaoQing Guo, Miao Wang, Fei Meng, YanFeng Tang, Shu Tian, Hualing Yang, Guoqing Jiang and Jinli Zhu
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01164K, Communication
Based upon the typically hydrogen-bonded network,metal-organic cubes, the amino functional group was first introduced on the surface of the cube to raise the polarizability of the framework by in situ...
Ioana Sovago, Lynne H. Thomas, Martin S. Adam, Silvia C. Capelli, Chick C. Wilson and Louis J. Farrugia
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01065B, Paper
A total of 18 molecular complexes of chloranilic acid (H2CA) and various isomeric dimethylpyridine (lutidine) bases (B) in a 1 : 1 and 1 : 2 stoichiometric ratio have been prepared and characterised structurally; 10 of the structural determinations used high resolution crystallography.
Arthur R. Tulyabaev, Ekaterina S. Mescheryakova, Guzel R. Khabibullina and Leonard M. Khalilov
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00708B, Paper
The structure and intermolecular contacts of the novel (1,5,3-dithiazepan-3-yl)-alkanoic acids are discussed depending on achiral or chiral amino acid fragments.
Xu Fu, Yadong Xu, Lingyan Xu, Yaxu Gu, Ningbo Jia, Wei Bai, Gangqiang Zha, Tao Wang and Wanqi Jie
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00519E, Paper
The rosette-like dislocation cluster generated on the Te face of CdZnTe crystal was interpreted with a crystallographic model. The small tetrahedron (ODEF) is verified to be external apex tetrahedron (EAT) and thus identified as Te(g) dislocations.
Heng Ya Gao, Le Zhang, Chang Sheng Yan, Li Na Meng, Jian Qiang Li, Pan Pan Meng, Le Le Gong and Feng Luo
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01085G, Communication
This work presents an in situ method, similar to the ‘crystalline sponge’ method, to accurately identify and absolutely separate small volatile organic molecules (such as methanol, ethanol, propanol and DMF).

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