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Themed collection 2018 Highlight article collection

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Exploiting rotational motion in molecular crystals

Rotational motion within molecular crystals is a prototypical concept to build future functional materials and solid-state molecular machines.

Graphical abstract: Exploiting rotational motion in molecular crystals
From the themed collection: CrystEngComm New Talent
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Curcumin: pharmaceutical solids as a platform to improve solubility and bioavailability

The remarkable improvements in the pharmacokinetics and high bioavailability of curcumin polymorphs, amorphous, cocrystals, eutectics, and coamorphous solids are discussed. The importance of pharmaceutical solids in the advanced formulation development of herbal and bioactive molecule curcumin is presented.

Graphical abstract: Curcumin: pharmaceutical solids as a platform to improve solubility and bioavailability
From the themed collection: CrystEngComm 20th volume collection
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X4TCNQ2− dianions: versatile building blocks for supramolecular systems

A new synthetic approach has led to the incorporation of TCNQ and F4TCNQ dianions into a wide variety of structures.

Graphical abstract: X4TCNQ2− dianions: versatile building blocks for supramolecular systems
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Atomic force microscopy imaging of classical and nonclassical surface growth dynamics of calcium orthophosphates

This review highlights in situ atomic force microscopy observations of the classical and nonclassical surface growth dynamics of calcium orthophosphates.

Graphical abstract: Atomic force microscopy imaging of classical and nonclassical surface growth dynamics of calcium orthophosphates
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Organic–inorganic ionic co-crystals: a new class of multipurpose compounds

Reacting molecular organic solids with inorganic salts gives access to novel properties via ionic co-crystal formation.

Graphical abstract: Organic–inorganic ionic co-crystals: a new class of multipurpose compounds
From the themed collection: CrystEngComm 20th volume collection
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Alleviating the energy & safety contradiction to construct new low sensitivity and highly energetic materials through crystal engineering

Alleviating the energy & safety contradiction of energetic materials through crystal engineering.

Graphical abstract: Alleviating the energy & safety contradiction to construct new low sensitivity and highly energetic materials through crystal engineering
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Covalent organic frameworks (COFs): perspectives of industrialization

In this highlight, we review the state-of-the-art development of COFs from an industrial point of view in five aspects, including their types, growth mechanisms, synthetic methods, processability and applications.

Graphical abstract: Covalent organic frameworks (COFs): perspectives of industrialization
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Structure and properties of dynamic metal–organic frameworks: a brief accounts of crystalline-to-crystalline and crystalline-to-amorphous transformations

External stimuli-driven structural changes and the associated properties of dynamic MOFs are discussed with examples.

Graphical abstract: Structure and properties of dynamic metal–organic frameworks: a brief accounts of crystalline-to-crystalline and crystalline-to-amorphous transformations
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Porous substrates as platforms for the nanostructuring of molecular magnets

This article highlights recent advances in the newly emerging field on the nanostructuration of molecular magnets using porous substrates.

Graphical abstract: Porous substrates as platforms for the nanostructuring of molecular magnets
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Magnetically textured powders—an alternative to single-crystal and powder X-ray diffraction methods

Structure determination of materials in their crystalline phase aids in the understanding and design of their functions.

Graphical abstract: Magnetically textured powders—an alternative to single-crystal and powder X-ray diffraction methods
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Salts with titanyl and vanadyl phthalocyanine radical anions. Molecular design and effect of cations on the structure and magnetic and optical properties

Our recent data on radical anion salts of titanyl (TiIVOPc) and vanadyl (VIVOPc) phthalocyanines as well as additional new data are summarized.

Graphical abstract: Salts with titanyl and vanadyl phthalocyanine radical anions. Molecular design and effect of cations on the structure and magnetic and optical properties
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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Pyrene-box capsules for adaptive encapsulation and structure determination of unstable or non-crystalline guest molecules

“Pyrene-box” cages easily crystallize from aqueous solutions and readily encapsulate compounds of biological interest.

Graphical abstract: Pyrene-box capsules for adaptive encapsulation and structure determination of unstable or non-crystalline guest molecules
From the themed collection: 2018 Highlight article collection
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This web collection contains the Highlight articles that CrystEngComm has published in 2018.

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