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Themed collection Nobel Prize Updates

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Review Article

Catalytic enantioselective aldol reactions

Recent developments in catalytic asymmetric aldol reactions have been summarized.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic enantioselective aldol reactions
From the themed collection: Nobel Prize Updates
Review Article

Recent advances in ruthenium-based olefin metathesis

Ruthenium-based olefin metathesis catalysts, known for their functional group tolerance and broad applicability in organic synthesis and polymer science, continue to evolve as an enabling technology in these areas.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in ruthenium-based olefin metathesis
From the themed collection: Nobel Prize Updates
Open Access Review Article

Chiral catalysts immobilized on achiral polymers: effect of the polymer support on the performance of the catalyst

Achiral polymeric supports can have important positive effects on the activity, stability and selectivity of supported chiral catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Chiral catalysts immobilized on achiral polymers: effect of the polymer support on the performance of the catalyst
From the themed collection: Nobel Prize Updates
Review Article

Electrochemical processes on solid shaped nanoparticles with defined facets

This 2007 Chemistry Nobel prize update covers scientific advances of the past decade in our understanding of electrocatalytic processes on surfaces of nanoscale shape-controlled polyhedral solids.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical processes on solid shaped nanoparticles with defined facets
From the themed collection: Nobel Prize Updates
Review Article

Fullerenes – how 25 years of charge transfer chemistry have shaped our understanding of (interfacial) interactions

Over 25 years research in charge transfer chemistry are highlighted in terms of interfacial interactions between fullerenes and porphyrins in electron donor–acceptor systems.

Graphical abstract: Fullerenes – how 25 years of charge transfer chemistry have shaped our understanding of (interfacial) interactions
From the themed collection: Nobel Prize Updates
Review Article

Artificial molecular motors

Artificial molecular motors take inspiration from motor proteins, nature's solution for achieving directional molecular level motion. An overview is given of the principal designs of artificial molecular motors and their modes of operation. We identify some key challenges remaining in the field.

Graphical abstract: Artificial molecular motors
Review Article

A multicomponent molecular approach to artificial photosynthesis – the role of fullerenes and endohedral metallofullerenes

In this review article, we highlight recent advances in the field of solar energy conversion at a molecular level.

Graphical abstract: A multicomponent molecular approach to artificial photosynthesis – the role of fullerenes and endohedral metallofullerenes
From the themed collection: Nobel Prize Updates
Tutorial Review

Mastering the non-equilibrium assembly and operation of molecular machines

External fluctuations can drive formation of a non-equilibrium steady state.

Graphical abstract: Mastering the non-equilibrium assembly and operation of molecular machines
From the themed collection: Nobel Prize Updates
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About this collection

We are delighted to present a Chemical Society Reviews themed collection on Nobel Prizes from the past 20 years. This special collection has brought together leading experts and encompasses recent advances in the fields of fullerenes, chiral synthesis, olefin metathesis, surface chemical processes and nanomachines. We hope you enjoy reading these Reviews!

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