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Design and understanding of solid-state and crystalline materials
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CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01564A, Paper
We use density functional theory to reveal the detailed elastic properties of two topical ZIF materials comprising the same chemical composition but different crystalline structures. ZIF-4 was found to exhibit a negative Poisson's ratio, representing the first ‘auxetic-ZIF’ to be identified.
Michał Sowa, Katarzyna Ślepokura and Ewa Matczak-Jon
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01713G, Paper
A cocrystallization technique was applied to fisetin, a naturally occurring polyphenolic compound, with the aim of improving its poor solubility.
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01327A, Paper
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have demonstrated great utilizability in separation applications, as in the separation of small volatile compounds via gas chromatography (GC). In the present work, HKUST-1 (Hong Kong University...
Laura Koskinen, Pipsa Hirva, Elina Kalenius, Sirpa Jaaskelainen, Kari Rissanen and Matti Haukka
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01735H, Communication
A detailed study of unexpectedly strong iodonium to sulfur halogen bonds in [I(2-imidazolidinethione)2]+ is presented. The interactions are characterized by single crystal X-ray diffraction, charge density analysis based on QTAIM...
Yifeng Yu, zhaohui Ren, Ming Li, Siyu Gong, Simin Yin, shan jiang, Xiang Li, Xiao Wei, Gang Xu, ge Shen and G.R. Han
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01864H, Paper
Single-crystal TiO2/PbTiO3 nanofiber composites were prepared by a simple hydrothermal method and then annealing treatment at 650 ℃, where pre-perovskite(PP) PbTiO3(PTO) and tetrabutyl titanate (TBOT) were used as precursors. For...
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01978D, Communication
In this communication, strontium titanate (SrTiO3) nanocrystals with tailored surface structures have been synthesized by the hydrothermal method using sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and lithium hydroxide (KOH) as the mineralization agents....
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01884B, Paper
WO3-Bi2WO6 heterostructures were synthesized by a facile hydrothermal method using WO3 nanorods and Bi(NO3)3 solution as raw materials. The Bi2WO6 nanosheets uniformly anchored on the surface of WO3 nanorods. The...
Renqin Dou, Qingli Zhang, Dunlu Sun, Jianqiao Luo, Huajun Yang, Wenpeng Liu and Guihua Sun
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01753F, Paper
A promising 2.911 μm Yb,Ho:GdYTaO4 laser crystal has been grown successfully by the Czochralski method for the first time. The crystal belongs to the monoclinic space group of I2/a (No.15)...
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01909A, Paper
In order to explore the supramolecular solid-state structural and packing transformation and property tuning as a function of reaction time, tripodal ligand triBZ-ntb (4,4',4''-(2,2',2''-nitrilotris(methylene)tris(1H-benzo[d]imidazole-2,1-diyl)tris(methylene))tribenzonitrile) was self-assembled with cadmium chloride applying...
Zhenxing Fang, Jing Lin, Rong Liu, Ping Liu, Yi Li, Xin Huang, Kaining Ding, Lixin Ning and Yongfan Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01606H, Paper
A theoretical method to design inorganic nonlinear optical crystals for second harmonic generation (SHG) is presented here.
Matthias Vandichel, Julianna Hajek, Frederik Vermoortele, Michel Waroquier, Dirk E. De Vos and Veronique Van Speybroeck
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01672F, Paper
The catalytic activity of the Zr-benzenedicarboxylate (Zr-BDC) UiO-66 increases by using synthesis modulators as trifluoroacetate (TFA) or hydrochloric acid (HCl), which can be removed post-synthetically.
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01215A, Paper
Here we show that the solvent-mediated polymorphic transformation rate depends linearly on the difference between equilibrium solubilities of tegafur polymorphs.
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01577K, Communication
A large, lanthanide-containing polyoxometalate-carboxylate hybrid K14Li4H20[As6W58O206Ce4(pydc)2(H2O)6]•44H2O (1), H2pydc = pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid) was synthesized from the versatile precursor [As2W19O67(H2O)]14– through combined disassembly and reassembly processes. The novel macroanion in 1 is...
Mathias Siegfried Wickleder, Jens Christoffers, Thomas Muesmann, Christina Zitzer, Christian Schwickert and Rainer Pöttgen
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01618A, Paper
The new polysulfonic acids H4B4S (1,2,4,5-benzenetetrasulfonic acid) and H2BDS (1,4-benzenedisulfonic acid) were used for the preparation of five manganese coordination polymers. The reactions of H4B4S and MnCO3 were performed in...
Banghong Zhou, Shuanglei Yang, Wei Wu, Lingling Sun, Mei Lei, Jun Pan and Xiang Xiong
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01774A, Paper
Rational designed SnO2@TiO2 porous nanowire-nanosheet heterostructures were realized by a facile hydrothermal method via loading TiO2 nanosheets onto SnO2 porous nanowires. One-dimension porous heterostructures formed via the self-assembly process. Due...
Wei Cao, Yiyin Mao and Xinsheng Peng
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01678E, Paper
Tubular MOP-18 crystals have been successfully prepared by cooling-induced crystallization from copper hydroxide nanostrands and 5-dodecyloxybenzene-1,3-dicarboxylic acid DMF (N, N-dimethyl-formamide)/ammonia solution. The dependence of the crystal morphologies on the cooling...
Zhi-Feng Shi, Yuan-Tao Zhang, Xi-Jun Cui, Shi-Wei Zhuang, Bin Wu, Jun-Yan Jiang, Xian-Wei Chu, Xin Dong, Bao-Lin Zhang and Guo-Tong Du
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01788A, Paper
Bias-polarity dependent bicolor electroluminescence characteristics have been realized in coaxial n-ZnO/MgO/p-NiO-core/shell nanowires heterostructured light-emitting diodes.
Shota Yoneyama, Takeshi Kodama, Koichi Kikuchi, Yutaka Fujii, Hikomitsu Kikuchi and Wataru Fujita
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01642D, Communication
The copper hydroxy salt, α-[Cu3(OH)2(CH3CO2)2(H2O)4](C6H5SO3)2, exhibited a distorted diamond chain magnetic network and no magnetic order down to 2 K.
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01501K, Paper
The reductive coordination replication of V2O5 patterns provides the vanadium(III) species required to build the mesostructures of [V(OH)ndc]n.
Tzvi Templeman, Moshiel Biton, Tsofnat Safrani, Michael Shandalov, Eyal Yahel and Yuval Golan
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01371A, Paper
The early stages of growth in chemical solution deposition of lead selenide thin films on GaAs(100) substrates were studied in detail.
Provas Pal, Arnab Kanti Giri, Sourindra Mahanty and Asit Baran Panda
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01334D, Paper
The experiments determined the effects of different morphologies of synthesized porous Mn2O3 on its performance as an anode material in Li-ion batteries.
Samuel A Stratford, Mihails Arhangelskis, Dejan-Kresimir Bucar and William Jones
CrystEngComm, 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01622J, Paper
A series of 9-X-acridizinium bromides (where X = F, Cl, Br, I, CH3, C(CH3)3) was synthesised, and their solid-state [4+4] photoreactivity was investigated using crystallographic and spectroscopic methods, while their...
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01693A, Highlight
After twenty years of vigorous R&D, where are MOFs headed?
CrystEngComm, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01616E, Paper
ACC transformation processes occurring on chitin film mediated by a water soluble matrix or magnesium ions in aqueous solution were investigated.
E. A. Flügel, M. T. Aronson, S. C. Junggeburth, B. F. Chmelka and B. V. Lotsch
CrystEngComm, 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01512F, Paper
A detailed study on the formation mechanism, local and long-range structures of surfactant-directed lamellar zinc imidazolates is presented.

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