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Ethylene polymerization of nickel catalysts with α-diimine ligands: factors controlling the structure of active species and polymer properties

In the present perspective, the recent advances of α-diimine nickel based catalysts of ethylene polymerization, focusing on the relationships between catalyst structures and their catalytic properties are discussed.

Graphical abstract: Ethylene polymerization of nickel catalysts with α-diimine ligands: factors controlling the structure of active species and polymer properties
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Recent advances in bioinspired proton-coupled electron transfer

Fundamental aspects of PCET continue to attract attention. Understanding this reaction type is desirable for small-molecule activation and solar energy conversion.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in bioinspired proton-coupled electron transfer
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A look at periodic trends in d-block molecular electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction

Periodic trends in the electronic structure of the transition metal centers can be used to explain the observed CO2 reduction activities in molecular electrocatalysts for CO2 reductions. Research activities concerning both horizontal and vertical trends have been summarized with mononuclear complexes from Group 6 to Group 10.

Graphical abstract: A look at periodic trends in d-block molecular electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction
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Fe in biosynthesis, translocation, and signal transduction of NO: toward bioinorganic engineering of dinitrosyl iron complexes into NO-delivery scaffolds for tissue engineering

The ubiquitous physiology of nitric oxide enables the bioinorganic engineering of [Fe(NO)2]-containing and NO-delivery scaffolds for tissue engineering.

Graphical abstract: Fe in biosynthesis, translocation, and signal transduction of NO: toward bioinorganic engineering of dinitrosyl iron complexes into NO-delivery scaffolds for tissue engineering
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Synthesis of organometallic pentalenide complexes

Challenges and opportunities in the synthesis of pentalenide complexes are reviewed from a practical point of view.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of organometallic pentalenide complexes
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The past, present, and future in the nomenclature and structure representation of inorganic compounds

Where we have been and where we are going in precisely describing structures of inorganic compounds.

Graphical abstract: The past, present, and future in the nomenclature and structure representation of inorganic compounds
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Open Access Perspective

Evolution and understanding of the d-block elements in the periodic table

The d-block elements have played a critical role in the development of the modern periodic table.

Graphical abstract: Evolution and understanding of the d-block elements in the periodic table
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End-functional polyolefins for block copolymer synthesis

Block copolymers containing polyolefin (red) and polar (blue) segments may be synthesised via end-functionalised polyolefins from metal-catalysed routes.

Graphical abstract: End-functional polyolefins for block copolymer synthesis
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In pursuit of advanced materials from single-source precursors based on metal carbonyls

In this perspective, the development of single-source precursors and their relative advantages over multiple source approaches for the synthesis of metal pnictide solid state materials is explored.

Graphical abstract: In pursuit of advanced materials from single-source precursors based on metal carbonyls
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The Chatt reaction: conventional routes to homoleptic arenemetalates of d-block elements

Homoleptic arenemetalates, including the depicted [K(18-crown-6)]2[Hf(C14H10)3], are often useful sources of “naked” metal anions and have been obtained for several transition metals via the Chatt reaction, named in honor of Joseph Chatt, a giant of chemistry.

Graphical abstract: The Chatt reaction: conventional routes to homoleptic arenemetalates of d-block elements
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Heterometallic grids: synthetic strategies and recent advances

This article reviews the most up-to-date progress in heterometallic grid-like complexes and highlights the recent work in 3d–4f heterometallic grids, aiming at a better understanding of the self-assembly and magnetic properties of heterometallic grids.

Graphical abstract: Heterometallic grids: synthetic strategies and recent advances
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Nucleophilic substitution: a facile strategy for selective B–H functionalization of carboranes

Nucleophilic substitution of cage BH serves as a brand new strategy for straightforward and regioselective cage B–H functionalization of carboranes.

Graphical abstract: Nucleophilic substitution: a facile strategy for selective B–H functionalization of carboranes
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Near-infrared-emissive metal–organic frameworks

We describe the recent progress in near-infrared-emissive metal–organic frameworks, and especially highlight their appealing applications in bio-imaging, sensing and barcoding.

Graphical abstract: Near-infrared-emissive metal–organic frameworks
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Size, shape and interface control in gold nanoparticle-based plasmonic photocatalysts for solar-to-chemical transformations

The activity of gold nanoparticle-based plasmonic photocatalysts can be enhanced through the ingenious control of the size, shape and interface.

Graphical abstract: Size, shape and interface control in gold nanoparticle-based plasmonic photocatalysts for solar-to-chemical transformations
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From corannulene to larger carbon bowls: are they better for multiple metal encapsulation?

The effects of size, charge and symmetry of carbon π-bowls on their supramolecular assembly and metal ion intercalation trends are discussed.

Graphical abstract: From corannulene to larger carbon bowls: are they better for multiple metal encapsulation?
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Metal nanoparticles embedded in AIEE active supramolecular assemblies: robust, green and reusable nanocatalysts

Multi-functional AIEE-active supramolecular assemblies act as nanoreactors for the preparation of different types of metal NPs. The in situ generated metal NPs stabilized by supramolecular assemblies act as nanocatalysts for various organic transformations under thermal/visible light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Metal nanoparticles embedded in AIEE active supramolecular assemblies: robust, green and reusable nanocatalysts
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Heavier pnictogens – treasures for optical electronic and reactivity tuning

We highlight recent advances in organopnictogen chemistry contrasting the properties of lighter and heavier pnictogens.

Graphical abstract: Heavier pnictogens – treasures for optical electronic and reactivity tuning
From the themed collection: Inorganic chemistry of the p-block elements
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Real-time monitoring of electrochemical reactions on single nanoparticles by dark-field and Raman microscopy

Dark-field and Raman microscopy to probe the single NP electrochemistry in real time.

Graphical abstract: Real-time monitoring of electrochemical reactions on single nanoparticles by dark-field and Raman microscopy
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Copper hydride clusters in energy storage and conversion

Copper hydride clusters of variable nuclearity are derived from hydrogen and HCOOH as emerging energy storage materials and models.

Graphical abstract: Copper hydride clusters in energy storage and conversion
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Recent advances in single molecule magnetism of dysprosium-metallofullerenes

Encapsulation of dysprosium ions in fullerenes results in efficient air stable single molecule magnets, which can be used in preparation of various 1D, 2D, and 3D assemblies.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in single molecule magnetism of dysprosium-metallofullerenes
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Post-synthetic diamine-functionalization of MOF-74 type frameworks for effective carbon dioxide separation

Post-synthetic methods are considered facile and effective for adjusting a material's properties. This frontiers article highlights recent advances in the post-synthetic modifications of MOF-74 type frameworks, whose high-density exposed metal sites are grafted by various diamines, leading to the tuning of CO2 adsorption capabilities.

Graphical abstract: Post-synthetic diamine-functionalization of MOF-74 type frameworks for effective carbon dioxide separation
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Materials for electrochemical ammonia synthesis

Direct electrochemical synthesis of ammonia is proposed as a means of reducing the carbon footprint of the fertiliser industry, as well as providing new opportunities for carbon-free liquid energy storage.

Graphical abstract: Materials for electrochemical ammonia synthesis
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Communication

A copper(II)–dipicolylamine–coumarin sensor for maltosyltransferase assay

A fluorescence turn-on sensor (Cu-1b) is designed for the selective detection of phosphate ions released from the GlgE-catalyzed maltose-transfer reaction.

Graphical abstract: A copper(ii)–dipicolylamine–coumarin sensor for maltosyltransferase assay
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Communication

Oxidative addition of elemental selenium to 1,4,2,5-diazadiborinine

A heavier analogue of dibora-peroxide 4 involving a B–Se–Se–B unit has been synthesized and fully characterized.

Graphical abstract: Oxidative addition of elemental selenium to 1,4,2,5-diazadiborinine
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Adsorption of tetranitromethane in zeolitic imidazolate frameworks yields energetic materials

Absorption of tetranitromethane in the zeolitic imidazolate frameworks ZIF-8 and ZIF-70 is a facile route to borderline primary/secondary explosives that contain no toxic heavy metals.

Graphical abstract: Adsorption of tetranitromethane in zeolitic imidazolate frameworks yields energetic materials
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Communication

Simple and scalable synthesis of the carborane anion CB11H12

Simple and easily scalable preparation of the useful carborane anion CB11H12 is reported using a boron cluster B11H14 and CF3SiMe3.

Graphical abstract: Simple and scalable synthesis of the carborane anion CB11H12−
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One-dimensional magnetic chain composed of CuII and polychlorinated dipyridylphenylmethyl radical: temperature-dependent Jahn–Teller distortion correlated to π-conjugation and magnetic properties

The Jahn–Teller distortion, π-conjugation mode, and magnetic properties were coupled in the ferromagnetic CuII-radical chain, resulting in unique properties.

Graphical abstract: One-dimensional magnetic chain composed of CuII and polychlorinated dipyridylphenylmethyl radical: temperature-dependent Jahn–Teller distortion correlated to π-conjugation and magnetic properties
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A mesoporous cationic metal–organic framework with a high density of positive charge for enhanced removal of dichromate from water

A mesoporous cationic metal–organic framework (FJI-C11) was firstly employed to capture efficiently dichromate ions from water.

Graphical abstract: A mesoporous cationic metal–organic framework with a high density of positive charge for enhanced removal of dichromate from water
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Dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]arsole-containing conjugated polymers in organic photovoltaic devices

Dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]arsole containing donor polymers are reported and investigated in organic solar cell devices for the first time.

Graphical abstract: Dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]arsole-containing conjugated polymers in organic photovoltaic devices
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Spin crossover and structural phase transition in homochiral and heterochiral Fe[(pybox)2]2+ complexes

Spin crossover and structural phase transition were discovered in three pairs of homochiral and heterochiral [Fe(pybox)2]2+ diastereomers.

Graphical abstract: Spin crossover and structural phase transition in homochiral and heterochiral Fe[(pybox)2]2+ complexes
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Strong stacking interactions of metal–chelate rings are caused by substantial electrostatic component

Stacking interactions of metal–chelate rings are strong due to very strong electrostatic energy component.

Graphical abstract: Strong stacking interactions of metal–chelate rings are caused by substantial electrostatic component
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Successive carbene insertion into 9-phenyl-9-borafluorene

The reactions of 9-phenyl-9-borafluorene with trimethylsilyldiazomethane in a 1 : 1 and 1 : 2 stoichiometry furnished the corresponding BC5 and BC6 heterocycles via the formal insertion of one and two carbene units.

Graphical abstract: Successive carbene insertion into 9-phenyl-9-borafluorene
From the themed collection: Inorganic chemistry of the p-block elements
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Transformation of the hydride-containing dinitrosyl iron complex [(NO)2Fe(η2-BH4)] into [(NO)2Fe(η3-HCS2)]via reaction with CS2

Hydride-insertion reactivity of DNIC [(NO)2Fe(η2-BH4)] promotes the reductive transformation of CS2 into DNIC [(NO)2Fe(η3-HCS2)] featuring Fe 3dz2-to-HCS2 π* backbonding interaction.

Graphical abstract: Transformation of the hydride-containing dinitrosyl iron complex [(NO)2Fe(η2-BH4)]− into [(NO)2Fe(η3-HCS2)]−via reaction with CS2
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Molecular and electronic structure of the dithiooxalato radical ligand stabilised by rare earth coordination

Coordinating rare earth ions to bis(dithiooxalato)nickel produces the first structurally characterised complexes possessing the elusive dithiooxalato radical ligand.

Graphical abstract: Molecular and electronic structure of the dithiooxalato radical ligand stabilised by rare earth coordination
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Biocompatible ruthenium polypyridyl complexes as efficient radiosensitizers

A biocompatible ruthenium polypyridyl complex has been rationally designed, which could self-assemble into nanoparticles in aqueous solution to enhance the solubility and biocompatibility, and could synergistically realize simultaneous cancer chemo-radiotherapy.

Graphical abstract: Biocompatible ruthenium polypyridyl complexes as efficient radiosensitizers
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A turn-on phosphorescent sensor of Pb2+ in water by the formation of a coordination polymer

Persulfurated asterisks functionalized with six carboxylic groups form a strongly green phosphorescent coordination polymer upon addition of Pb2+ ions in aqueous solution. The self-assembly process is selective and reversible, enabling Pb2+ sensing with a detection limit of 6.0 × 10−7 M.

Graphical abstract: A turn-on phosphorescent sensor of Pb2+ in water by the formation of a coordination polymer
From the themed collection: Inorganic chemistry of the p-block elements
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Redox chemistry of an anionic dithiolene radical

The redox reactivity of a stable anionic dithiolene radical has been explored, giving the corresponding dithiolate and neutral dithiolene dimers.

Graphical abstract: Redox chemistry of an anionic dithiolene radical
From the themed collection: Inorganic chemistry of the p-block elements
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The surprisingly facile formation of Pd(I)–phosphido complexes from ortho-biphenylphosphines and palladium acetate

Heating Pd(OAc)2 with ortho-biphenylphosphine ligands in alcoholic solvents gives facile P–C bond-cleavage, yielding Pd(I)-dimers bridged by phosphide ligands.

Graphical abstract: The surprisingly facile formation of Pd(i)–phosphido complexes from ortho-biphenylphosphines and palladium acetate
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Transition metal-induced dehydrogenative coupling of zinc hydrides

Transition metal-induced dehydrogenative homocoupling of zinc(II) hydrides to a zinc–zinc bonded complex has been achieved.

Graphical abstract: Transition metal-induced dehydrogenative coupling of zinc hydrides
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Diaqua-β-octaferrocenyltetraphenylporphyrin: a multiredox-active and air-stable 16π non-aromatic species

Herein the synthesis and properties of the first β-octaferrocenyltetraphenylporphyrin, {TPPFc8(H2O)2}, in its extraordinary stable and non-aromatic 16π form are reported, showing seven separate reversible redox events.

Graphical abstract: Diaqua-β-octaferrocenyltetraphenylporphyrin: a multiredox-active and air-stable 16π non-aromatic species
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Designing dual-functionalized carbon nanotubes with high blood–brain-barrier permeability for precise orthotopic glioma therapy

Herein we synthesize a cell penetrating peptide- and cancer-targeted molecule-functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube for precise orthotopic glioma therapy.

Graphical abstract: Designing dual-functionalized carbon nanotubes with high blood–brain-barrier permeability for precise orthotopic glioma therapy
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A microstructured p-Si photocathode outcompetes Pt as a counter electrode to hematite in photoelectrochemical water splitting

Herein we demonstrate that an earth-abundant semiconductor photocathode (p-Si/TiO2/NiOx) out-competes rare and expensive Pt as counter electrode to Fe-oxide for overall photoelectrochemical water splitting.

Graphical abstract: A microstructured p-Si photocathode outcompetes Pt as a counter electrode to hematite in photoelectrochemical water splitting
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Two luminescent coordination polymers as highly selective and sensitive chemosensors for CrVI-anions in aqueous medium

Two luminescent coordination polymers with considerable stability in aqueous media were synthesized. Sensing experiments indicate that they can serve as highly selective and sensitive fluorescent probes toward CrVI-anions.

Graphical abstract: Two luminescent coordination polymers as highly selective and sensitive chemosensors for CrVI-anions in aqueous medium
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Field-induced slow relaxation of magnetisation in an anionic heterotetranuclear [ZnIIReIV3] system

The compound (NBu4)4[ZnII{ReIVCl4(μ-ox)}3] (1) [NBu4+ = tetra-n-butylammonium cation and ox2− = oxalate dianion] is the first example of an oxalato-bridged ZnII system coordinated to a 5d metal ion that exhibits slow relaxation of magnetisation.

Graphical abstract: Field-induced slow relaxation of magnetisation in an anionic heterotetranuclear [ZnIIReIV3] system
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A new class of prophylactic metallo-antibiotic possessing potent anti-cancer and anti-microbial properties

A family of metallo-antibiotics of general formula [Cu(N,N)(CipA)Cl] where N,N is a phenanthrene ligand and CipA is a derivative of the clinically used fluoroquinolone antibiotic ciprofloxacin – targeting immunocompromised cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Graphical abstract: A new class of prophylactic metallo-antibiotic possessing potent anti-cancer and anti-microbial properties
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Photocatalytic 4-nitrophenol degradation and oxygen evolution reaction in CuO/g-C3N4 composites prepared by deep eutectic solvent-assisted chlorine doping

Heterostructured Cl-CuO/g-C3N4 composite for OER and photocatalytic 4-nitrophenol degradation.

Graphical abstract: Photocatalytic 4-nitrophenol degradation and oxygen evolution reaction in CuO/g-C3N4 composites prepared by deep eutectic solvent-assisted chlorine doping
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Alkali metal and stoichiometric effects in intermolecular hydroamination catalysed by lithium, sodium and potassium magnesiates

Cooperative catalytic hydroamination of diphenylacetylene and styrene is accomplished by magnesiates with efficiency dependent on the alkali metal and monoanionic or dianionic nature of the ate with dianionic [(PMDETA)2K2Mg(CH2SiMe3)4] performing best.

Graphical abstract: Alkali metal and stoichiometric effects in intermolecular hydroamination catalysed by lithium, sodium and potassium magnesiates
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New multifunctional 3D porous metal–organic framework with selective gas adsorption, efficient chemical fixation of CO2 and dye adsorption

A new porous Mn(II)-based MOF was obtained. The studies indicated it exhibits an effective storage capacity for CO2, highly efficient catalyst behavior for epoxides with different substituents and rapid adsorption behavior of different dyes.

Graphical abstract: New multifunctional 3D porous metal–organic framework with selective gas adsorption, efficient chemical fixation of CO2 and dye adsorption
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Unexpected hydrolytic transformation of new type hybrid bromobismuthates with methylpyrazinium dications

The hydrolytic transformation of doubly charged methylpyrazinium bromobismutates proceeds with the formation of singly charged cations bromobismutates.

Graphical abstract: Unexpected hydrolytic transformation of new type hybrid bromobismuthates with methylpyrazinium dications
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Alkynylselenolatoalkylidynes (LnMC–Se–CCR) as building blocks for mixed metal/main-group extended frameworks

The reactions of [W(CBr)(CO)2(Tp*)] (Tp* = hydrotris(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)borate) with lithium alkynylselenolates LiSeCCR (R = SiMe3, SiiPr3, nBu, tBu, Ph, p-tolyl) afford the alkynylselenolatoalkylidyne complexes [W(CSeCCR)(CO)2(Tp*)].

Graphical abstract: Alkynylselenolatoalkylidynes (LnMC–Se–CCR) as building blocks for mixed metal/main-group extended frameworks
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Luminescence properties and exciton dynamics of core–multi-shell semiconductor quantum dots leading to QLEDs

Carrier relaxation processes in CdSe core QDs and core–multi-shell QDs under excitation at 450 nm.

Graphical abstract: Luminescence properties and exciton dynamics of core–multi-shell semiconductor quantum dots leading to QLEDs
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Four-membered red iridium(III) complexes with Ir–S–P–S structures: rapid room-temperature synthesis and application in OLEDs

Two pure red iridium(III) complexes with sulfur-containing ligands were synthesized at room temperature within 5 min, and their devices achieved an EQEmax of 21.50%.

Graphical abstract: Four-membered red iridium(iii) complexes with Ir–S–P–S structures: rapid room-temperature synthesis and application in OLEDs
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Cleavage of acyclic diaminocarbene ligands at an iridium(III) center. Recognition of a new reactivity mode for carbene ligands

A new reactivity mode for acyclic diaminocarbene ligands, viz. competitive cleavage of either C–NH2 or C–NHR bonds in the aminocarbene fragment, is recognized.

Graphical abstract: Cleavage of acyclic diaminocarbene ligands at an iridium(iii) center. Recognition of a new reactivity mode for carbene ligands
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Cd(II) coordination polymers constructed from bis(pyridyl) ligands with an asymmetric spacer in chelating mode and diverse organic dicarboxylates: syntheses, structural evolutions and properties

Thirteen Cd(II) complexes with diverse chain, (4,4), (6,3), (63), (65·8), 2-periodic (6,3) layers, and diverse 3D vma, irl, cds, eca nets have been synthesized.

Graphical abstract: Cd(ii) coordination polymers constructed from bis(pyridyl) ligands with an asymmetric spacer in chelating mode and diverse organic dicarboxylates: syntheses, structural evolutions and properties
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Heteroatom substitution effects in spin crossover dinuclear complexes

Through examining a range of heteroatom substituted dinuclear species a variety of spin crossover properties emerge, including a rare two-step spin-state transition.

Graphical abstract: Heteroatom substitution effects in spin crossover dinuclear complexes
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Synthesis and characterisation of homoleptic 2,9-diaryl-1,10-phenanthroline copper(I) complexes: influencing selectivity in photoredox-catalysed atom-transfer radical addition reactions

Novel bis(2,9-diaryl-1,10-phenanthroline)copper(I) complexes were prepared to study a photoredox-catalysed reaction.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and characterisation of homoleptic 2,9-diaryl-1,10-phenanthroline copper(i) complexes: influencing selectivity in photoredox-catalysed atom-transfer radical addition reactions
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Revealing the structural transformation of rutile RuO2via in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy during the oxygen evolution reaction

The state-of-art RuO2 catalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) is measured by using in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) to elucidate the structural transformation during catalyzing the reaction in acidic and alkaline conditions.

Graphical abstract: Revealing the structural transformation of rutile RuO2via in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy during the oxygen evolution reaction
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Intrinsic hydrogen evolution capability and a theoretically supported reaction mechanism of a paddlewheel-type dirhodium complex

The intrinsic capability of the paddlewheel-type dirhodium tetraacetate complex, [Rh2(O2CCH3)4(H2O)2] ([1(H2O)2]), as a hydrogen evolution catalyst (HEC) for photochemical hydrogen evolution from aqueous solution was illustrated.

Graphical abstract: Intrinsic hydrogen evolution capability and a theoretically supported reaction mechanism of a paddlewheel-type dirhodium complex
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Unraveling the relationship between the morphologies of metal–organic frameworks and the properties of their derived carbon materials

The effects of the morphologies of MOF precursors on the properties of their derived carbonaceous materials are systematically studied.

Graphical abstract: Unraveling the relationship between the morphologies of metal–organic frameworks and the properties of their derived carbon materials
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Living/controlled ring-opening (co)polymerization of lactones by Al-based catalysts with different sidearms

The sidearm effect is employed to inhibit transesterification for the synthesis of well-defined block copolyesters in ROP of lactones.

Graphical abstract: Living/controlled ring-opening (co)polymerization of lactones by Al-based catalysts with different sidearms
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Lewis acidic alkaline earth metal complexes with a perfluorinated diphenylamide ligand

Alkaline earth metal chemistry with the anion [N(C6F5)2] has been explored. Complexes are stabilized by metal⋯F interactions. Mg[N(C6F5)2]2 is a stronger Lewis acid than B(C6F5)3.

Graphical abstract: Lewis acidic alkaline earth metal complexes with a perfluorinated diphenylamide ligand
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Exploring transition metal fluoride chelates – synthesis, properties and prospects towards potential PET probes

A series of 1st row transition metal trifluoride complexes with neutral N3-donor ligands is described; radiolabelling of [FeF3(BnMe2-tacn); in aqueous MeCN is achieved by 18F/19F isotopic exchange and its stability in PBS and serum established.

Graphical abstract: Exploring transition metal fluoride chelates – synthesis, properties and prospects towards potential PET probes
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Rhodium nanoparticles stabilized by ferrocenyl-phosphine ligands: synthesis and catalytic styrene hydrogenation

A series of ferrocenyl-phosphine ligands has been used to stabilize small rhodium nanoparticles that are active in the catalytic hydrogenation of styrene.

Graphical abstract: Rhodium nanoparticles stabilized by ferrocenyl-phosphine ligands: synthesis and catalytic styrene hydrogenation
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Synthesis, crystal structures and nonlinear optical properties of β-RbCdI3·H2O and CsCdI3·H2O

The synthesis, crystal structures and properties of two new potential IR NLO materials, β-RbCdI3·H2O and CsCdI3·H2O, are presented.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, crystal structures and nonlinear optical properties of β-RbCdI3·H2O and CsCdI3·H2O
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Fabrication of a dual-emitting dye-encapsulated metal–organic framework as a stable fluorescent sensor for metal ion detection

The encapsulation of fluorescein dye into porous zinc–adenine metal–organic framework (bio-MOF-1) crystals has been studied for metal cation sensing.

Graphical abstract: Fabrication of a dual-emitting dye-encapsulated metal–organic framework as a stable fluorescent sensor for metal ion detection
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[Cr(ttpy)2]3+ as a multi-electron reservoir for photoinduced charge accumulation

Under visible light irradiation [Cr(ttpy)2]3+ can be reduced twice by a tertiary amine; the photoreduction processes are accelerated in the presence of [Ru(bpy)3]2+ acting as an antenna thanks to an efficient electron transfer reaction from [Ru(bpy)3]2+* to [Cr(ttpy)2]3+.

Graphical abstract: [Cr(ttpy)2]3+ as a multi-electron reservoir for photoinduced charge accumulation
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Immobilization of phosphotungstate through doping in polypyrrole for supercapacitors

Immobilization of phosphotungstate is achieved through doping in polypyrrole. Owing to the proton sponge provided by polypyrrole, electrochemical stability in neutral solution is realized for phosphotungstate.

Graphical abstract: Immobilization of phosphotungstate through doping in polypyrrole for supercapacitors
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Controlled synthesis of bifunctional particle-like Mo/Mn-NixSy/NF electrocatalyst for highly efficient overall water splitting

Mo/Mn-NixSy/NF catalyst was successfully synthesized and exhibited excellent catalytic activities and long-term durability.

Graphical abstract: Controlled synthesis of bifunctional particle-like Mo/Mn-NixSy/NF electrocatalyst for highly efficient overall water splitting
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Reactions of a tetrasilabicyclo[1.1.0]but-1(3)-ene with carbon tetrachloride and methanol

A tetrasilabicyclo[1.1.0]but-1(3)-ene was synthesized as orange crystals and its reactions were investigated.

Graphical abstract: Reactions of a tetrasilabicyclo[1.1.0]but-1(3)-ene with carbon tetrachloride and methanol
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A novel Pt(IV) mono azido mono triazolato complex evolves azidyl radicals following irradiation with visible light

A novel PtIV azido triazolato complex exists as an equilibrium between two species in d3-MeCN and evolves azide radicals (but not hydroxide radicals) when irradiated with visible light.

Graphical abstract: A novel Pt(iv) mono azido mono triazolato complex evolves azidyl radicals following irradiation with visible light
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