Themed collection 2023 PCCP Reviews

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The dawn of hydrogen and halogen bonds and their crucial role in collisional processes probing long-range intermolecular interactions

Concerted glory scattering experiments and quantum mechanical calculations allow to detect the emergence of hydrogen bonding (HB) and halogen bonding (XB) at long intermolecular distances; the case of Cl2–H2O is shown where both HB and XB are operative.

Graphical abstract: The dawn of hydrogen and halogen bonds and their crucial role in collisional processes probing long-range intermolecular interactions
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Energy level measurement for organic semiconductors

The main energy levels in organic semiconductors include the LUMO and HOMO. The LUMO determines the transport characteristics of electrons and the HOMO controls the transport behavior of holes.

Graphical abstract: Energy level measurement for organic semiconductors
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The dynamic nature of natural and fatty acid modified calcite surfaces

Calcium carbonate, particularly in the form of calcite and surface modified calcite, is an abundant mineral widely used in both human-made and biological systems.

Graphical abstract: The dynamic nature of natural and fatty acid modified calcite surfaces
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Glycyrrhizic acid aggregates seen from a synthetic surfactant perspective

Bio- or plant-based surfactants are a sustainable and renewable alternative to replace synthetic chemicals for environmental, drugs and food applications.

Graphical abstract: Glycyrrhizic acid aggregates seen from a synthetic surfactant perspective
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Physics, electrochemistry, chemistry, and electronics of the vanadium redox flow battery by analyzing all the governing equations

Here one examines governing equations to obtain analytical formulas to interpret battery operation. This approach yields an effective way to assess and control battery behavior for engineering designs which will see eventual manufacture.

Graphical abstract: Physics, electrochemistry, chemistry, and electronics of the vanadium redox flow battery by analyzing all the governing equations
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Understanding the “Berg limit”: the 65° contact angle as the universal adhesion threshold of biomatter

Surface phenomena in aqueous environments such as long-range hydrophobic attraction, macromolecular adhesion, and even biofouling are predominantly influenced by a fundamental parameter—the water contact angle.

Graphical abstract: Understanding the “Berg limit”: the 65° contact angle as the universal adhesion threshold of biomatter
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Multiscale simulation of fluids: coupling molecular and continuum

Coupling of molecular dynamics and computational fluid dynamics methods.

Graphical abstract: Multiscale simulation of fluids: coupling molecular and continuum
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The high resolution absorption spectrum of methane in the 10 800–14 000 cm−1 region: literature review, new results and perspectives

The high resolution experimental spectroscopy of methane above 11 000 cm−1 is reviewed and completed by new results. Comparison with advanced theoretical line lists paves the way for future investigations.

Graphical abstract: The high resolution absorption spectrum of methane in the 10 800–14 000 cm−1 region: literature review, new results and perspectives
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Quantum control of field-free molecular orientation

This perspective offers valuable insights into the methods and techniques utilized to accomplish field-free molecular orientation. It also highlights the recent advancements in the precise control of molecular orientation at ultracold temperatures.

Graphical abstract: Quantum control of field-free molecular orientation
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Deciphering I–V characteristics in molecular electronics with the benefit of an analytical model

The current–voltage behavior of molecular tunnel junctions can be analyzed with a simple model to reveal key electronic structure characteristics.

Graphical abstract: Deciphering I–V characteristics in molecular electronics with the benefit of an analytical model
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Covalent crosslinking in gas-phase biomolecular ions. An account and perspective

Crosslinking in gas-phase ions, augmented by tandem mass spectrometry and Born–Oppenheimer molecular dynamics calculations, provides analysis of structure and intermolecular interactions in peptide–peptide, peptide–nucleotide, and peptide–ligand complexes.

Graphical abstract: Covalent crosslinking in gas-phase biomolecular ions. An account and perspective
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Theory and modeling of light-matter interactions in chemistry: current and future

Light-matter interaction provides rich strategies to manipulate chemistry via different mechanisms.

Graphical abstract: Theory and modeling of light-matter interactions in chemistry: current and future
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Molecular specificity in neutron imaging: the case of hydrogen adsorption in metal organic frameworks

Energy-resolved neutron imaging can provide molecular-specific information in hydrogenous materials. At thermal neutron energies, cross sections are sensitive to hydrogen dynamics through incoherent and inelastic contributions to neutron scattering.

Graphical abstract: Molecular specificity in neutron imaging: the case of hydrogen adsorption in metal organic frameworks
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Benchmarks for transition metal spin-state energetics: why and how to employ experimental reference data?

Experimental data provide reliable benchmarks for computed spin-state energetics.

Graphical abstract: Benchmarks for transition metal spin-state energetics: why and how to employ experimental reference data?
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Nanostructure engineering of Pt/Pd-based oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts

A systematic review of the nanostructure engineering of Pt- and Pd-based electrocatalysts toward enhanced electrocatalytic ORR performance is summarized.

Graphical abstract: Nanostructure engineering of Pt/Pd-based oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts
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Structures, principles, and properties of metamaterial perfect absorbers

We reviewed the design of MPAs from microwave to optical bands. Firstly, we introduced the absorption mechanism of MPA. Then, the design methods of the four aspects are expanded. Finally, we discussed the issues and challenges of existing MPAs.

Graphical abstract: Structures, principles, and properties of metamaterial perfect absorbers
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Modelling solute–solvent interactions in VCD spectra analysis with the micro-solvation approach

Strong solute–solvent interactions can affect VCD spectral signatures in various ways. In this perspective, we discuss the micro-solvation approach to simulate the solvent effects.

Graphical abstract: Modelling solute–solvent interactions in VCD spectra analysis with the micro-solvation approach
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MatAR: dynamic augmented reality platform for accessible molecular visualization

MatAR is an educational AR app designed to enhance accessibility for colorblind learners and support sustainable and inclusive materials science and STEM education.

Graphical abstract: MatAR: dynamic augmented reality platform for accessible molecular visualization
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Cyclo[n]carbons and catenanes from different perspectives: disentangling the molecular thread

All-carbon atomic rings, cyclo[n]carbons, have recently attracted vivid attention of experimentalists and theoreticians.

Graphical abstract: Cyclo[n]carbons and catenanes from different perspectives: disentangling the molecular thread
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Vibrational circular dichroism spectroscopy in the C–D, X[triple bond, length as m-dash]Y, and X[double bond, length as m-dash]Y[double bond, length as m-dash]Z stretching region

VCD spectroscopy in the 1900–2400 cm−1 region has less often been studied. This article briefly summarises VCD studies in this spectral region and discusses the properties of 1900–2400 cm−1 chromophores.

Graphical abstract: Vibrational circular dichroism spectroscopy in the C–D, X [[triple bond, length as m-dash]] Y, and X [[double bond, length as m-dash]] Y [[double bond, length as m-dash]] Z stretching region
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Theoretical approaches to defect mechanisms and transport properties of compounds used for electrodes and solid-state electrolytes in alkali-ion batteries

The role of advanced atomistic simulations in the inverted design of electrode/electrolyte for alkali-ion batteries has been demonstrated.

Graphical abstract: Theoretical approaches to defect mechanisms and transport properties of compounds used for electrodes and solid-state electrolytes in alkali-ion batteries
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Single-atom site catalysis in Li–S batteries

With their high theoretical energy density, Li–S batteries are regarded as the ideal battery system for next generation electrochemical energy storage.

Graphical abstract: Single-atom site catalysis in Li–S batteries
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Reactive oxygen species for therapeutic application: Role of piezoelectric materials

Piezoelectricity driven reactive oxygen species (ROS) production and their probable therapeutic applications towards various diseases and complications.

Graphical abstract: Reactive oxygen species for therapeutic application: Role of piezoelectric materials
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Electronic current densities and origin-independent property densities induced by optical fields

Origin-independent electric dipole polarizability and specific rotation power densities permit visualizing the molecular domains which provide the major contributions to dipole electric polarizability and optical rotation.

Graphical abstract: Electronic current densities and origin-independent property densities induced by optical fields
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State-of-charge of individual active material particles in lithium ion batteries: a perspective of analytical techniques and their capabilities

Schematic visualization of charge state heterogeneities within an electrode and their potential effects on the battery cell.

Graphical abstract: State-of-charge of individual active material particles in lithium ion batteries: a perspective of analytical techniques and their capabilities
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2D materials towards energy conversion processes in nanofluidics

Hierarchically assembled 2D material membranes are extremely promising platforms for energy conversion processes in nanofluidics.

Graphical abstract: 2D materials towards energy conversion processes in nanofluidics
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From materials to clinical use: advances in 3D-printed scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering

In this perspective, we evaluate CTE scaffolds manufactured using different biomaterials from the perspective of 3D printing strategies combined with their clinical use. The bionic structure and special functional designs are also discussed.

Graphical abstract: From materials to clinical use: advances in 3D-printed scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering
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Going ballistic: a novel characterization for the electronic energy gap

Principle of HET operation. When the energy surpass the barrier (φ and Δ), hot carriers inject into the molecular levels. According to the measured LUMO/HOMO or φ/Δ, the energy gap of molecule can be determined.

Graphical abstract: Going ballistic: a novel characterization for the electronic energy gap
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Prospects for useful fission from singlet states higher than S1 in aggregated organic chromophores

The few known reports and the likely prospects of finding new efficient routes to exciton fission from higher excited singlet states, Sn (n > 1), are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Prospects for useful fission from singlet states higher than S1 in aggregated organic chromophores
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The role of small molecular cations in the chemical flow of the interstellar environments

Formation and destruction channels for HeH+ are superimposed on this image depicting NGC 7027, or the “Jewel Bug” nebula, where it has been detected recently. Image by NASA, ESA, and J. Kastner (RIT).

Graphical abstract: The role of small molecular cations in the chemical flow of the interstellar environments
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Cold collisions of hot molecules

Stimulated emission pumping is combined with imaging to study inelastic collisions of highly vibrationally excited NO down to 2 K. Results are compared to quantum close-coupling calculations on high-level potential energy surfaces.

Graphical abstract: Cold collisions of hot molecules
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Multicompartment colloid systems with lipid and polymer membranes for biomedical applications

Multicompartment structures can act as multifunctional systems and provide simultaneous delivery of drugs and diagnostic agents of different types.

Graphical abstract: Multicompartment colloid systems with lipid and polymer membranes for biomedical applications
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Multiscale QM/MM modelling of catalytic systems with ChemShell

We present an overview of recent developments in the computational chemistry environment ChemShell for multiscale QM/MM modelling of biomolecular and materials catalysts, together with a survey of recent catalysis applications using ChemShell.

Graphical abstract: Multiscale QM/MM modelling of catalytic systems with ChemShell
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Deep eutectic solvents induced changes in the phase transition behavior of smart polymers: a sustainable future approach

Deep eutectic solvents induced changes in the phase transition behavior of smart polymers.

Graphical abstract: Deep eutectic solvents induced changes in the phase transition behavior of smart polymers: a sustainable future approach
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Green nanoparticle synthesis at scale: a perspective on overcoming the limits of pulsed laser ablation in liquids for high-throughput production

This article explores upscaling productivity of laser-generated nanoparticles in liquid and its automatization for industrial applications, considering laser and chamber design, scanner technology, liquid and target properties.

Graphical abstract: Green nanoparticle synthesis at scale: a perspective on overcoming the limits of pulsed laser ablation in liquids for high-throughput production
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Schottky-barrier-free plasmonic photocatalysts

Schottky-barrier-free plasmonic photocatalysts are proposed for high-performance photocatalysis. They are made of degenerately doped semiconductors, possess strong plasmon resonance, and exhibit broadband light absorption for solar energy harvesting.

Graphical abstract: Schottky-barrier-free plasmonic photocatalysts
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The use of molecular electronic structure methods to investigate mechanically interlocked molecules

Mechanically interlocked molecules (MIMs) have been studied using molecular mechanics calculations or molecular dynamics simulations. Here, we have highlighted how molecular electronic structure methods can reveal important properties of MIMs.

Graphical abstract: The use of molecular electronic structure methods to investigate mechanically interlocked molecules
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Chirality induction and amplification in supramolecular systems exhibiting vibrational optical activity

This perspective review discusses up-to-date studies focusing on applications of vibrational optical activity (VOA) to analyse supramolecular, mostly biogenic, systems showing induction and amplification of chirality.

Graphical abstract: Chirality induction and amplification in supramolecular systems exhibiting vibrational optical activity
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First-principles design of nanostructured electrode materials for Na-ion batteries: challenges and perspectives

This perspective highlights the role of first-principles approaches in the development and optimization of electrode materials for Na-ion battery devices.

Graphical abstract: First-principles design of nanostructured electrode materials for Na-ion batteries: challenges and perspectives
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Recent progress in catalytic dehydrogenation of propane over Pt-based catalysts

The influence of promoter effect and support effect on the structure and catalytic performance for propane dehydrogenation over Pt-based catalysts is reviewed, and their importance for obtaining highly dispersed and stable Pt catalysts is studied.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in catalytic dehydrogenation of propane over Pt-based catalysts
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Organic compounds for solid state luminescence enhancement/aggregation induced emission: a theoretical perspective

In this perspective, we discuss some major aspects of the current theoretical understanding of solid-state enhanced luminescence (SLE) and we outline a set of general characteristics that many materials expressing this behaviour share.

Graphical abstract: Organic compounds for solid state luminescence enhancement/aggregation induced emission: a theoretical perspective
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Recent advances in the anti-counterfeiting applications of long persistent phosphors

To prevent counterfeiting, various luminescent anti-counterfeiting strategies, including multicolor, orthogonal, dynamic, and stimulus-response luminescence, are employed using long persistent phosphors.using long persistent phosphors.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the anti-counterfeiting applications of long persistent phosphors
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Influence of N-introduction on the electronic structure and properties of polyacenes: experiment and quantum chemistry in concert

While N-substitution of C–H in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons is often seen as a simple isosteric replacement, we could demonstrate it does have a strong influence on the electronic structure and the resulting properties.

Graphical abstract: Influence of N-introduction on the electronic structure and properties of polyacenes: experiment and quantum chemistry in concert
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Catalytic enhancement of production of solar thermochemical fuels: opportunities and limitations

Production of thermochemical solar fuels can benefit from coupling with catalysts, but thermodynamics sets limits to the promotion.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic enhancement of production of solar thermochemical fuels: opportunities and limitations
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Electronic coupling and electron transfer in hydrogen-bonded mixed-valence compounds

Electron transfer provided by hydrogen bonds represents a unique and highly significant area of research, as it has a crucial role to play in a wide variety of chemical and biological systems.

Graphical abstract: Electronic coupling and electron transfer in hydrogen-bonded mixed-valence compounds
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The current status in computational exploration of Pt(IV) prodrug activation by reduction

This perspective focuses on computational studies for the reduction mechanism of octahedral PtIV complexes to afford the active PtII species. All the plausible pathways depending on specific axial leaving ligands and reducing agents were addressed.

Graphical abstract: The current status in computational exploration of Pt(iv) prodrug activation by reduction
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New perspectives on the multianion approach to adapt electrode materials for lithium and post-lithium batteries

A cation coordinated by several anions changes the energy of materials and their electrochemical properties.

Graphical abstract: New perspectives on the multianion approach to adapt electrode materials for lithium and post-lithium batteries
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The position operator problem in periodic calculations with an emphasis on theoretical spectroscopy

In this article, we present the challenges that arise when carrying out spectroscopic simulations within periodic boundary conditions.

Graphical abstract: The position operator problem in periodic calculations with an emphasis on theoretical spectroscopy
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Oxygen separation diffusion-bubbling membranes

Oxygen transport membranes are considered important devices in future separation processes associated with energy, environmental, and biomedicine.

Graphical abstract: Oxygen separation diffusion-bubbling membranes
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Theoretical and computational methodologies for understanding coordination self-assembly complexes

Theoretical and computational methods have proven powerful in capturing both the local and the global pictures of molecular self-assembly processes.

Graphical abstract: Theoretical and computational methodologies for understanding coordination self-assembly complexes
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Metadynamics simulations of ligands binding to protein surfaces: a novel tool for rational drug design

Metadynamics simulations (validated against affinity measurements), along with experimental structural information, are instrumental in identifying the poses of ligands on protein surfaces, supporting drug-design campaigns.

Graphical abstract: Metadynamics simulations of ligands binding to protein surfaces: a novel tool for rational drug design
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Luminescence-based detection and identification of illicit drugs

This perspective describes current state-of-the-art solution and vapour phase detection of illicit drugs using luminescent sensing technologies, including materials and mechanisms.

Graphical abstract: Luminescence-based detection and identification of illicit drugs
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Molecular modelling of the thermophysical properties of fluids: expectations, limitations, gaps and opportunities

This manuscript provides an overview of the current state of the art in terms of the molecular modelling of the thermophysical properties of fluids.

Graphical abstract: Molecular modelling of the thermophysical properties of fluids: expectations, limitations, gaps and opportunities
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Perspective on high-temperature surface oxygen exchange in a porous mixed ionic-electronic conductor for solid oxide cells

Possible rate-limiting steps of oxygen reduction reaction for porous materials at various temperatures by comparing oxygen consumption fluxes (Js) and oxygen supply fluxes (Jg).

Graphical abstract: Perspective on high-temperature surface oxygen exchange in a porous mixed ionic-electronic conductor for solid oxide cells
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Ionic liquids as potential electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries: an overview

In this perspective, we present an overview on the use of ionic liquids as electrolytes in sodium-ion batteries.

Graphical abstract: Ionic liquids as potential electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries: an overview
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Research progress and prospects on gas-sensitive mechanisms of semiconductor sensors

This review aims to summarize existing approaches and their progress on the interpretation of gas-sensing mechanisms in semiconductor materials.

Graphical abstract: Research progress and prospects on gas-sensitive mechanisms of semiconductor sensors
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Yet another perspective on hole interactions, part II: lp-hole vs. lp-hole interactions

lp-holes definitely exist, but do they really interact with nucleophiles to form lp-hole interactions?

Graphical abstract: Yet another perspective on hole interactions, part II: lp-hole vs. lp-hole interactions
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The relevance of short peptides for an understanding of unfolded and intrinsically disordered proteins

The structure analysis of short peptides in solution produce Ramachandran plots reflecting the structural propensities of amino acid residues.

Graphical abstract: The relevance of short peptides for an understanding of unfolded and intrinsically disordered proteins
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Luminescence–structure relationships in solids doped with Bi3+

The 1S03P1 transition energy of Bi3+ in solids is predicted within ±0.35 eV.

Graphical abstract: Luminescence–structure relationships in solids doped with Bi3+
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Surface tension models for binary aqueous solutions: a review and intercomparison

Popular surface tension models were reviewed and tested on ten binary aqueous solutions. A parametrized sigmoid function was suggested as a new empirical model and shown to have excellent fit performance.

Graphical abstract: Surface tension models for binary aqueous solutions: a review and intercomparison
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Atoms in molecules in real space: a fertile field for chemical bonding

In this Perspective we review some recent advances in the concept of atoms-in-molecules from a real space perspective.

Graphical abstract: Atoms in molecules in real space: a fertile field for chemical bonding
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In- and Ga-oxo clusters/hydrides in zeolites: speciation and catalysis for light-alkane activations/transformations

In and Ga-oxo clusters/hydrides in zeolites active for partial methane oxidation/selective ethane dehydrogenation were comprehensively studied by a combination of experimental and theoretical investigations.

Graphical abstract: In- and Ga-oxo clusters/hydrides in zeolites: speciation and catalysis for light-alkane activations/transformations
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Laser defined and driven bio-inspired soft robots toward complex motion control

The design and actuation of soft robots are targeted at extreme motion control as well as high functionalization.

Graphical abstract: Laser defined and driven bio-inspired soft robots toward complex motion control
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Bridging the gas and condensed phases for metal-atom encapsulating silicon- and germanium-cage superatoms: electrical properties of assembled superatoms

With the development of nanocluster (NC) synthesis methods in the gas phase, atomically precise NCs composed of a finite number of metal and semiconductor atoms have emerged.

Graphical abstract: Bridging the gas and condensed phases for metal-atom encapsulating silicon- and germanium-cage superatoms: electrical properties of assembled superatoms
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Atomic charges in molecules defined by molecular real space partition into atomic subspaces

PAEMQCT can partition a molecular real space into its atomic realms by PAEM and FAEM, whose atomic charges (ACs) are independent on the basis set size and their values are between those from QTAIM and Hirshfeld.

Graphical abstract: Atomic charges in molecules defined by molecular real space partition into atomic subspaces
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Surface hopping modeling of charge and energy transfer in active environments

An active environment changes the photophysics of an excited chromophore. Surface hopping simulations are crucial to understanding how.

Graphical abstract: Surface hopping modeling of charge and energy transfer in active environments
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2D noble metals: growth peculiarities and prospects for hydrogen evolution reaction catalysis

This paper highlights the prospects of two-dimensional (2D) noble metals as promising catalytic materials for water splitting.

Graphical abstract: 2D noble metals: growth peculiarities and prospects for hydrogen evolution reaction catalysis
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The electrostatic effect and its role in promoting electrocatalytic reactions by specifically adsorbed anions

The adsorption of anions and its impact on electrocatalytic reactions are fundamental topics in electrocatalysis.

Graphical abstract: The electrostatic effect and its role in promoting electrocatalytic reactions by specifically adsorbed anions
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Recent progress in polyaniline-based composites as electrode materials for pliable supercapacitors

This review outlines the significance of recent findings regarding PANI-based composites, the corresponding synthetic strategies, and their role as electrode materials in the enhancement of the electrochemical performance of flexible supercapacitors.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in polyaniline-based composites as electrode materials for pliable supercapacitors
From the themed collection: 2023 PCCP Reviews
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Reorganization energy of electron transfer

The theory of electron transfer reactions establishes the conceptual foundation for redox solution chemistry, electrochemistry, and bioenergetics.

Graphical abstract: Reorganization energy of electron transfer
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