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Design and understanding of solid-state and crystalline materials
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Oleg Sidletskiy, Iaroslav Gerasymov, Daniil Kurtsev, Valerii Kononets, Vyacheslav Pedash, Olga Zelenskaya, Vladimir Tarasov, Alexander Gektin, Boris Grinyov, Kheirreddine Lebbou, Etiennette Auffray, Valery Dormenev, A. Borisevich and Mikhail Korjik
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02330D, Paper
Composition-property correlations have been systematically studied in the full concentration range of Y3Al5-xGaxO12:Ce (YAGG:Ce) scintillator crystals. The most promising compositions for new high energy physics experiments at colliders have been...
Zi-Yi Du, Ling Zhang, Bao-Ying Wang, Sui-Jun Liu, Bo Huang, Cai-Ming Liu and Wei-Xiong Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02537D, Paper
Hydrothermal reaction of Mn(II) or Co(II) ions with 2-carboxyethyl(phenyl)phosphinic acid (H2L) afforded Mn(II) and Co(II) carboxylate-phosphinates containing μ3-OH− as co-ligand, namely [M3(L)2(OH)2] (M = Mn (1) or Co (2)). Such...
Jing Fu, Yudong Hou, Mupeng Zheng and Mankang Zhu
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02504H, Paper
One-dimensional BaTiO3 nanomaterials have important applications in nano-ferroelectric devices, and their high-quality synthesis is a hotspot in the field of chemistry of materials. In this work, the single-crystalline perovskite BaTiO3...
Rui-Qing Chen, Qing-Di Cheng, Jing-Jie Chen, Da-Shan Sun, Liang-Bo Ao, Da-Wei Li, Qin-Qin Lu and Da-Chuan Yin
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02136K, Paper
The varying pH method was achieved by diffusing HCl into the crystallization solution, and the screening hits could be improved.
Zhen Huang, Guangmei Zhai, Zhiming Zhang, Changwang Zhang, Yong Xia, Linyuan Lian, Xiaoming Fu, Daoli Zhang and Jianbing Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02471H, Paper
A low cost and large scale synthetic approach was developed for PbS quantum dots with organic and inorganic ligands and excellent air-stability.
Tian Zhao, Christian Heering, Ishtvan Boldog, Konstantin V. Domasevitch and Christoph Janiak
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02384C, Communication
Bis-, tris- and tetrakis(carboxyphenyl)adamantanes were probed for the synthesis of coordination polymers of d-metals, with successful outcome for Mn, Co, Cd. Formation of sqI, hcb and dia frameworks based on small clusters demonstrates the dominant role of the ligand shape in defining the outcome of crystallization
Yunzhe Du, Feng Zhao, Li Liu, Yunzhi Gao, Lixin Xing, Qin Li, Chuankai Fu, Zhengxiang Zhong and Xuanfeng Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02350A, Paper
ZnO films were deposited on carbon fibers using magnetron sputtering to grow and improve the bond strength of ZnO nanorods.
Tongguang Ge, Zile Hua, Jian Lv, Jinlin Zhou, Hangle Guo, Jian Zhou and Jianlin Shi
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02435A, Paper
Nanosized crystals or hierarchically structured materials are considered to be two important options to enhance the mass transportation efficiency in microporous zeolites. Herein, we first present a highly efficient gel-crystallization...
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02652D, Communication
A 2D interdigitated [Ni2(adipate)2(spy)4(H2O)2] (spy = 4-styrylpyridine) was transformed to a 3D coordination polymer through [2+2] photodimerization between olefin bonds in spy upon UV-irradiation in a single-crystal-to-single-crystal (SC-SC) manner. During...
Wolfgang Schmitt, Manase Ako Ayuk, Chris Samuel Hawes and Brendan Twamley
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02493A, Paper
We report the synthesis of a simple 1D Mn-azopyridine-based coordination polymer, poly-[MnII(NO3)2(OH2)2(azopy)]·2MeCN (1) (azopy = 4,4'-azobis(pyridine)) and its use as a convenient feedstock to afford two 3D coordination polymers, namely:...
Zhifang Li, Mingyan Chuai, Qi Zhao, Tianye Yang, Hai Yu and Mingzhe Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02304E, Paper
Diluted magnetic semiconductor (DMS) quantum dots have been investigated extensively because of their potential applications in spintronic devices that combine the charge and spin properties of electrons in a material.
Kashyap Kumar Sarmah, Kaveri Boro, Mihails Arhangelskis and Ranjit Thakuria
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02057G, Paper
Pharmaceutical cocrystals/cocrystal hydrate of ethenzamide (ETZ) with various hydroxy-acid coformers namely 24DHBA, 35DHBA, FRA, and 35DHBA dihydrate (1 : 3 : 2) were synthesised and characterised thoroughly. The solubility order of ETZ cocrystals was explained based on the coformer's solubility, hydrogen bond interactions and crystal morphology.
Meng Wang, Yu Sun, Huanwen Chen, Yuan Zhang, Xiaofeng Wu, Keke Huang and Shouhua Feng
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02497A, Communication
Nanostructured ZnFe2O4 photoanode prepared by electrospray technique showed an enhanced photocurrent of 53 μA cm−2 by tuning the discharge potential.
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02291J, Paper
A new microporous metal–organic framework with optimized pore space and open metal sites has been realized, exhibiting high acetylene and carbon dioxide storage capacities.
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02428A, Paper
Two series of rare-earth-isonicotinic-acid containing Waugh-type manganomolybdates were prepared and the photocatalytic and luminescence properties were studied.
Ajith R. Mallia, Remya Ramakrishnan, M. A. Niyas and Mahesh Hariharan
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02321E, Paper
The crystal packing and solid state photophysical properties of twisted propeller-shaped triphenylamine (T) incorporated aromatic hydrocarbons [ArT where Ar = benzene (Ph), naphthalene (N), anthracene (A), phenanthrene (Phe), pyrene (Py) and perylene (Pe)] are investigated.
Samantha J. Bullock, Francesca S. Davidson, Robert A. Faulkner, Gareth M. B. Parkes, Craig R. Rice and Liz Towns-Andrews
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02589G, Paper
A bis-bidentate ligand forms a hexanuclear circular helicate which results in a 3-dimensional honeycomb-like polymer via argentophilic interactions.
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02418A, Communication
Similarly organized carbamazepine (CBZ) clusters in its soluble cocrystal with glutaric acid templated the nucleation and precipitation of the poorly soluble CBZ dihydrate during dissolution.
Pengyu Song, Zhengyuan Wu, Xiyang Shen, Junyong Kang, Zhilai Fang and Tong-Yi Zhang
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02319C, Paper
Single-crystalline ([2 with combining macron]01)β-Ga2O3 nanowires were grown by using a flexible GaN seed nanocrystal “self-organizing” around catalytic Pt droplets.
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02436J, Communication
Single crystals of metal–organic framework-199 are successfully synthesized in a hydrogel medium using a reaction–diffusion framework.
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02367C, Communication
Hydrogen-bonded organic–inorganic frameworks (HOIFs 1–3) are synthesized and assembled on porous templates showing selective and efficient filtration of dyes. In-depth structural analysis reveals the mechanism of hydrogen bonding interactions.
Bin Xia, Kai Wang, Qing-Lun Wang, Yue Ma, Yu-Zhang Tong and Dai-Zheng Liao
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02178F, Paper
Two manganese(II) homometallic coordination polymers have been synthesized in an inert atmosphere. In both complexes, metal cyanide 2D layers are linked into 3D networks by pillar ligands. The antiferromagnetic ordering in these compounds is observed with Neel temperatures (TN) of 20.0 K in complex 1 and 8.0 K in complex 2.
Adelaida Perea-Cachero, Janina Dechnik, Ruth Lahoz, Christoph Janiak, Carlos Téllez Ariso and Joaquin Coronas
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02490D, Paper
This work describes the preparation of HKUST-1 layers on brass supports by a thermal gradient approach. Supports were perforated using laser irradiation to create 30-50 m microholes. Perforation improved the...
Ke Xie, Yingdian He, Qinghu Zhao, Jin Shang, Qinfen Gu, Greg G Qiao and Paul Webley
CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02447E, Paper
We report a novel Pd(0) loaded metal-organic framework (MOF) catalyst, namely Pd@Zn2(AzoBDC)2(Dabco). The efficient catalytic activity and good recyclability of the heterogeneous catalyst carrier are demonstrated through the probe reaction...
CrystEngComm, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE02288J, Paper
Porous Fe2O3/SnO2 nanocubes with different particle sizes obtained by a facile aqueous solution method combined with subsequent calcination show excellent lithium-ion storage performances.

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