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Expression of concern: Preparation of face-centered-cubic indium nanocubes and their superior dehydrogenation activity towards aqueous hydrazine with the assistance of light

Simon R. T. Neil
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, UK CB4 0WF. E-mail: materialsA-rsc@rsc.org

Received 22nd June 2018 , Accepted 22nd June 2018

First published on 3rd July 2018


Expression of concern for ‘Preparation of face-centered-cubic indium nanocubes and their superior dehydrogenation activity towards aqueous hydrazine with the assistance of light’ by Fang Luo et al., J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 17665–17672.


The following article ‘Preparation of face-centered-cubic indium nanocubes and their superior dehydrogenation activity towards aqueous hydrazine with the assistance of light’ by Fang Luoab, Xue Miaoab, Wei Chu*c, Ping Wuab and Dong Ge Tong*ab has been published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A. The article reports the preparation of face-centered-cubic indium nanocubes and their dehydrogenation activity towards hydrazine.

Journal of Materials Chemistry A is publishing this expression of concern in order to alert our readers that we are presently unable to confirm the accuracy of the data reported in the TEM images in Fig. 1a of this Journal of Materials Chemistry A paper and Fig. S1, S3a–e, S4, S5a–e, S6a–g, S13a–d, S14a–b, S15a–b, and S33a–b of the ESI.

The College of Materials and Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Chengdu University of Technology has confirmed that the original TEM files are not available. The authors are in the process of repeating the experiments to confirm the validity of the TEM images in the published figures. This notice will be updated when a conclusive outcome is reached.

Simon R. T. Neil

22nd June 2018

Managing Editor, Journal of Materials Chemistry A


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