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Themed collection Tin Collection – a celebration of our 10th anniversary

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Open Access Perspective

Current advances in tin cluster chemistry

Clusters containing tin atoms show a huge variety of molecular structures, chemical as well as physical properties.

Graphical abstract: Current advances in tin cluster chemistry
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Redox, transmetalation, and stacking properties of tetrathiafulvalene-2,3,6,7-tetrathiolate bridged tin, nickel, and palladium compounds

Capping TTFtt enables facile transmetalation in three different oxidation states.

Graphical abstract: Redox, transmetalation, and stacking properties of tetrathiafulvalene-2,3,6,7-tetrathiolate bridged tin, nickel, and palladium compounds
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Tuning the bandgap of Cs2AgBiBr6 through dilute tin alloying

Sn alloying tunes a halide double perovskite to absorb visible light, in a nontoxic composition.

Graphical abstract: Tuning the bandgap of Cs2AgBiBr6 through dilute tin alloying
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Assembly of high-nuclearity Sn26, Sn34-oxo clusters: solvent strategies and inorganic Sn incorporation

Unprecedented tin-oxo clusters with record high-nuclearities and electrocatalytic CO2 reduction applications have been prepared via solvent dependent assembly strategies.

Graphical abstract: Assembly of high-nuclearity Sn26, Sn34-oxo clusters: solvent strategies and inorganic Sn incorporation
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Aqueous acid-based synthesis of lead-free tin halide perovskites with near-unity photoluminescence quantum efficiency

Aqueous acid-based synthesis of lead-free tin halide perovskites with near-unity photoluminescence quantum efficiency and high chemical yield is described.

Graphical abstract: Aqueous acid-based synthesis of lead-free tin halide perovskites with near-unity photoluminescence quantum efficiency
From the themed collection: Perovskites march on
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Synthesis and structure of a family of rhodium polystannide clusters [Rh@Sn10]3–, [Rh@Sn12]3–, [Rh2@Sn17]6– and the first triply-fused stannide, [Rh3@Sn24]5–

Triply fused cluster: edge shared of three [Rh@Sn10] subunits lead to the largest endohedral polystannide with an entirely new triply fused topology.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and structure of a family of rhodium polystannide clusters [Rh@Sn10]3–, [Rh@Sn12]3–, [Rh2@Sn17]6– and the first triply-fused stannide, [Rh3@Sn24]5–
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A2SrMIVS4 (A = Li, Na; MIV = Ge, Sn) concurrently exhibiting wide bandgaps and good nonlinear optical responses as new potential infrared nonlinear optical materials

A series of A2SrMIVS4 compounds concurrently exhibiting wide bandgaps and good NLO responses were proven as promising IR NLO materials.

Graphical abstract: A2SrMIVS4 (A = Li, Na; MIV = Ge, Sn) concurrently exhibiting wide bandgaps and good nonlinear optical responses as new potential infrared nonlinear optical materials
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Synthetic 2-D lead tin sulfide nanosheets with tuneable optoelectronic properties from a potentially scalable reaction pathway

Thermolysis of molecular precursors followed by liquid phase exfoliation accesses 2-D IV–VI semiconductor nanomaterials.

Graphical abstract: Synthetic 2-D lead tin sulfide nanosheets with tuneable optoelectronic properties from a potentially scalable reaction pathway
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Base-induced reversible H2 addition to a single Sn(II) centre

A ‘frustrated Lewis pair’-type mechanism allows the first observation of reversible H2 addition to a single-site main-group complex.

Graphical abstract: Base-induced reversible H2 addition to a single Sn(ii) centre
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Phosphorus doped SnO2 thin films for transparent conducting oxide applications: synthesis, optoelectronic properties and computational models

Phosphorus doped tin(IV) oxide (P:SnO2) films, with resistivity values of 7.27 × 10−4 Ω cm and improved visible light transmission, have been synthesised by AACVD.

Graphical abstract: Phosphorus doped SnO2 thin films for transparent conducting oxide applications: synthesis, optoelectronic properties and computational models
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Boosting the thermoelectric performance of p-type heavily Cu-doped polycrystalline SnSe via inducing intensive crystal imperfections and defect phonon scattering

In this study, we, for the first time, report a high Cu solubility of 11.8% in single crystal SnSe microbelts synthesized via a facile solvothermal route.

Graphical abstract: Boosting the thermoelectric performance of p-type heavily Cu-doped polycrystalline SnSe via inducing intensive crystal imperfections and defect phonon scattering
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Thermodynamic and reactivity studies of a tin corrole–cobalt porphyrin heterobimetallic complex

A rare tin–cobalt bond dissociates homolytically with accurately measured energetics, reversibly releasing a four-coordinate tin radical that catalyzes alkyne trimerization.

Graphical abstract: Thermodynamic and reactivity studies of a tin corrole–cobalt porphyrin heterobimetallic complex
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Topotactic anion-exchange in thermoelectric nanostructured layered tin chalcogenides with reduced selenium content

Topotactic solution synthesis yields nanostructured tin chalcogenides, SnS1−xSex with controllable composition; spark plasma sintered SnS0.1Se0.9 achieves ZT ≈ 1.16 at 923 K via microstructural texture tuning.

Graphical abstract: Topotactic anion-exchange in thermoelectric nanostructured layered tin chalcogenides with reduced selenium content
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About this collection

In the UK, the traditional anniversary gift for a 10th anniversary is Tin. Therefore, to celebrate our 10th anniversary we have collected together some recent articles on Tin chemistry, including a Perspective on current advances in tin cluster chemistry.

We hope you enjoy reading this interesting collection on Tin chemistry!

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