Themed collection New Journal of Chemistry HOT Articles
Borophene as a rising star in materials chemistry: synthesis, properties and applications in analytical science and energy devices
Borophene is a two-dimensional material that has shown outstanding applications in energy storage devices and analytical chemistry.
Fight against COVID-19 pandemic with the help of carbon-based nanomaterials
We have considered the newest momentous outcomes in carbon-based nanomaterials for utility in controlling and fighting the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Conjugated microporous polymers as an ideal platform for tunable emission via π-conjugation
Emissive conjugated microporous polymers were tunable from green to red via the π-conjugation effects in the vertex.
Azido-perylenediimide: a versatile building block for CuAAC reactions and an alternative precursor for N-annulation
Azido-perylenediimide readily transforms into N-annulated derivatives when exposed to light, and can be clicked in the dark.
A thiol–ene click reaction with preservation of the Si–H bond: a new approach for the synthesis of functional organosilicon compounds
This work presents an approach for the preparation of functional hydrosilanes.
Discrete and polymeric organometallic-organic assemblies based on the diarsene complex [(Cp)2Mo2(CO)4(μ,η2-As2)], AgPF6 and N-donor organic molecules
The first mixed-ligand self-assembly reactions of the diarsene complex [Cp2Mo2(CO)4(μ,η2-As2)] and N-donor organic molecules in the presence of AgPF6 allow for the synthesis of two discrete and four polymeric supramolecular aggregates.
Meso bromination and derivatization of synthetic bacteriochlorins
Twelve bacteriochlorin building blocks featuring meso-substitution have been prepared including a set with finely tuned long-wavelength absorption (725–757 nm) for studies in photonics.
Synthesis of bacteriochlorins bearing diverse β-substituents
Eleven bacteriochlorins have been prepared for surface attachment, bioconjugation, water-solubilization, vibrational studies, and elaboration into multichromophore arrays.
Fabrication of a novel heteroepitaxial structure from an MOF-on-MOF architecture as a photocatalyst for highly efficient Cr(VI) reduction
Ce-on-Zr-MOF-808, a novel MOF-on-MOF hybrid used for efficient chromium reduction under visible-light irradiation.
Two-phase synthesis of Fe doped cerium phosphate ultra-fine nanocrystals for efficient oxygen evolution
An enhanced OER catalyst based on Fe doped CePO4 exhibits higher turnover frequency, more active sites and more oxygen vacancies than CePO4.
A biomass-derived N-doped porous carbon catalyst for the aerobic dehydrogenation of nitrogen heterocycles
N-doped porous carbon (NC) was synthesized from sugar cane bagasse, which is a sustainable and widely available biomass waste.
A novel Dy3+-activated single-phase white light-emitting phosphor for solid-state lighting
The doping of Dy3+ in the SCB host is capable of producing blue, yellow and red emissions, and therefore, SCB:Dy3+ can serve as a single-phase white-light-emitting phosphor for solid state lighting.
New insights on Phyllanthus reticulatus Poir. leaves and stem bark extracts: UPLC-ESI-TOF-MS profiles, and biopharmaceutical and in silico analysis
Our results could provide a great scientific starting point on the way from the bench to functional applications through the use of P. reticulatus, namely novel nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and cosmeceuticals.
Solvent free enantioselective catalysis with chiral cobalt(III) Werner complexes via ball milling
The title technique is applied for the first time to cobalt(III) hydrogen bond donor catalysts, a large family of recently developed salts that enable numerous enantioselective organic reactions and feature an earth abundant metal.
Hierarchical porous CeO2 micro rice-supported Ni foam binder-free electrode and its enhanced pseudocapacitor performance by a redox additive electrolyte
A hierarchical porous CeO2 micro rice/NF binder free electrode was fabricated via a facile hydrothermal method and the electrochemical performances were enhanced by the addition of 0.2 M K4[Fe(CN)6] redox additive in a 3 M KOH electrolyte.
In situ growth of porous carbon with adjustable morphology on black phosphorus nanosheets for boosting electrocatalytic H2 and O2 evolution
The in situ method is proposed to improve the electrocatalytic HER and OER performances.
Pesticide degradation on solid surfaces: a moisture dependent process governed by the interaction between TiO2 and H2O
The solid-phase photocatalytic degradation is a humidity control process through the interaction between H2O and TiO2.
An improved plasmonic Au–Ag/TiO2/rGO photocatalyst through entire visible range absorption, charge separation and high adsorption ability
Plasmonic nanohybrids for visible light absorption: the combination of small alloyed AuAg NPs, TiO2 NPs and rGO nanosheets provides wide visible light absorption improving the photocatalytic efficiency towards water pollutant remediation.
Mechanical metal activation for Ni-catalyzed, Mn-mediated cross-electrophile coupling between aryl and alkyl bromides
Liquid-assisted grinding enables nickel-catalyzed, manganese-mediated cross-electrophile coupling between aryl and alkyl bromides under chemical activator-free and non-anhydrous conditions.
Carboxylic acids as anchoring components on aluminum oxide for the alignment relay technique of single-walled carbon nanotubes
We illustrate using a carboxylic acid anchoring component in the Alignment Relay Technique on silica and alumina surfaces. We present theoretical calculations on the interactions between the iptycenes' various pockets and the carbon nanotubes.
Lanthanide metal–organic frameworks for catalytic oxidation of olefins
Two isostructural metal–organic frameworks (MOFs), termed Ln-MOF-589 (Ln = La, Ce), were developed for the catalytic oxidation of olefins.
Influence of the NiII/MnII ratio on the physical properties of heterometallic Ni2xMn(2−2x)P2S6 phases and potassium intercalates K0.8Ni2xMn(1.6−2x)P2S6·2H2O
Physical properties of bimetallic NiII/MnII phases obtained by microwave assisted reaction.
The radical versus ionic mechanisms of reduced cobalamin inactivation by tert-butyl hydroperoxide and hydrogen peroxide in aqueous solution
It was demonstrated that antioxidants cannot protect reduced cobalamin against its modification by hydrogen peroxide.
Effects of repeat unit charge density on the physical and electrochemical properties of novel heterocationic poly(ionic liquid)s
The higher the charge density of PILs the higher their Tg and the lower their conductivity; the best conductivity (1.8 × 10−5 S cm−1 at 25 °C): PILs with triazolium cations; the best cathodic stability (−0.4 V vs. Li+/Li at 70 °C): PILs with mixed type cations.
Crystal structure, photoluminescence and afterglow properties of red-emitting phosphors Ca4Nb2O9:Pr3+ for AC-LEDs
A novel Ca4Nb2O9:Pr3+ short-afterglow phosphor exhibits efficient red emission under blue light excitation, which can be used to compensate the time gap of AC-LEDs.
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This collection represents the top 10% of research published in New Journal of Chemistry. Featured articles are marked as HOT by the handling editor or as recommended by referees. Congratulations to all the authors whose articles are featured.