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Design and understanding of solid-state and crystalline materials
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Hairui Liu, Philippe Veber, Jurij Koruza, Daniel Rytz, Michaël Josse, Jürgen Rödel and Mario Maglione
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02581H, Paper
A series of centimeter-sized lead-free piezoelectric Li+-, Ta5+-modified (Na,K)NbO3 single crystals with ABO3 perovskite structure was successfully grown by the top-seeded solution growth method. Effective segregation of the elements was...
Hao Cui, Yingxia Wang, Yanhu Wang, Yanzhong Fan, Li Zhang and Chengyong Su
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00358C, Paper
Self-assembly of a new metalloporphyrin tetracarboxylic ligand Ir(TCPP)Cl (TCPP = tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)porphyrin) with ZrCl4 in the presence of benzoic acid leads to the formation of a three-dimensional (3D) iridium(III)-porphyrin metal-organic framework...
Jack D. Evans, David M. Huang, Maciej Haranczyk, Aaron W. Thornton, Christopher J. Sumby and Christian J. Doonan
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00064A, Paper
Geometry-based analysis, molecular simulations, and machine learning are used to rapidly identify and characterise porous organic molecular crystals in a large crystal structure database.
Eder Amayuelas, Arkaitz Fidalgo-Marijuán, Begoña Bazán, Miren-Karmele Urtiaga, Gotzone Barandika and María-Isabel Arriortua
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02511G, Communication
MOP nanoballs for rapid adsorption of dyes and iodine.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02443A, Communication
A rare polyniobotungstate-based framework constructed from Lindqvist [Nb3W3O19]5− polyanions and mixed-valent copper ions has been made, which can undergo a solid–liquid reaction with KI solution to form a copper halide via a single-crystal-to-single-crystal process.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02434J, Paper
100% nitro – nitrito linkage isomerism is reported in single-crystals of the Pd(II) – nitrite system [Pd(Bu4dien)(η 1-NO2)]BPh4 (Bu4dien = N,N,N’,N’-tetrabutyldiethylenetriamine, BPh4 = tetraphenylborate). Complete conversion to a metastable endonitrito-(η1-ONO)...
Javier Ariñez, Jorge Albalad, Javier Perez-Carvajal, Inhar Imaz, Felix Busque, Jordi Juanhuix and Daniel Maspoch
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02520F, Paper
A new macrocyclic linker 1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-1,7-bis(4-acetamidobenzoic)-4,10-diacetic acid H4L1 was synthesized and characterized. This linker was used to create two heterometallic coordination polymers following a two-step synthesis. This synthesis consisted on first...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02464A, Paper
The study on the origin of aggregated nitrogen in diamond leads to an important stage in solving problems of natural diamond genesis. In this work, we had studied diamond crystallization...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE01965F, Paper
The structural landscape of the binary gallic acid–succinimide combination has been explored. A recently reported dimorphic 1:2 co-crystal is shown by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) to exhibit a third polymorph...
Jinyan Xiong, Qiao Sun, Jun Chen, Zhen Li and Shixue Dou
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00013D, Paper
An effective strategy has been developed to tailor advanced core–shell plasmonic Ag@ZnO photocatalysts showing great potential in RhB degradation.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02324F, Paper
Two types of 3D boroantimonate frameworks composed of borate clusters and SbO6 octahedra are presented.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00028B, Paper
Two kinds of calixarene-based metal–organic coordination cages, a tetrahedral one and a truncated octahedral one, were obtained with the same precursors at different pH values.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02572A, Paper
Plausible crystal structures of nigerloxin anhydrate and monohydrate forms were identified from a combined experimental and computational crystal structure landscape study.
C. W. Lan, C. F. Yang, A. Lan, M. Yang, A. Yu, H. P. Hsu, B. Hsu and C. Hsu
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02343B, Highlight
In this highlight, we review the recent engineering efforts in the state-of-the art industrial production of customized silicon crystals, including quasi-mono and multi-crystalline silicon (mc-Si).
Y. Wang, J. Ghanbaja, S. Bruyère, P. Boulet, F. Soldera, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich and J. F. Pierson
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02419F, Paper
The growth orientation of a NiO top layer is governed by that of a Cu2O seed layer, independent of its deposition conditions.
R. Gumbau-Brisa, J. J. Hayward, J. D. Wallis, J. M. Rawson and M. Pilkington
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02349A, Paper
The coordination chemistry of the title ligand L8 is explored by X-ray crystallography, revealing its propensity to undergo metal catalysis and hydrolysis.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02325D, Paper
Lateral view of a single-atomic layered ZnS(EN)0.5 hybrid structure (left: BF-STEM image, right: schematic structure).
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00243A, Paper
Resorcinarene bis-thiacrown hosts 1–3 were prepared and crystallized with silver trifluoroacetate yielding one and two dimensional Ag coordination polymers. The complexation of silver in exo-cavity fashion folds the thiacrown bridges...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02311D, Communication
Because of different thermal expansion mismatches between film and substrate, either mainly c-oriented or a-oriented tetragonal epitaxial PZT layers are obtained on SrTiO3 or Si (001) substrates, respectively. Resulting large...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00071A, Paper
Au/TiO2 nanocomposites with enhanced photocatalytic activity were fabricated by calcination or hydrothermal treatment of Au/H-titanate obtained through dealloying an Al–Ti–Au alloy.
CrystEngComm, 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02046H, Paper
The principle for the rational design of a sulfate/C composite was based on its architecture–physicochemical property relationships and the requirement of its applications.
Liya Meng, Zhipeng Lu, Xianfeng Wei, Xianggui Xue, Yu Ma, Qun Zeng, Gui-Juan Fan, Fude Nie and chaoyang zhang
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02089A, Paper
The newly-synthesized energetic ionic salt (EIS) dihydroxylammonium 5,5'-bistetrazole- 1,1'-diolate (TKX-50) possesses excellent properties and is therefore a promising alternative energetic material. In contrast to commonly applied energetic CHON materials, TKX-50...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02426A, Paper
Six novel metal-organic-frameworks (MOFs) [Ni(nbpdc)(4,4′-bpy)(H2O)]n (1), [Ni2(nbpdc)2(4,4′-bpy)2(H2O)2]n (2), [Ni(nbpdc)(4,4′-bpy)]n (3), [Mn(nbpdc)(4,4′-bpy)]n (4), [Co(nbpdc)(4,4′-bpy)]n (5), [Zn2(nbpdc)2(4,4′-bpy)]n (6) with different crystal structures and different divalent cations (Zn (II), Ni (II), Mn (II),...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00100A, Paper
Liquid diffusion of n-pentane into a solution of thiourea in 2,5-dimethylpyrazine led to a crystalline 4:3 adduct (1), in which corrugated thiourea layers are crosslinked by pyrazines. Attempts to obtain...
CrystEngComm, 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02381E, Paper
In this work, a visible-light-driven plasmonic Ag–ZnO nanohybrid photocatalyst was prepared by an one-pot approach with the aim of tailoring their structural, electronic and photocatalytic properties. The as-prepared samples were...

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