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December 21, 2012

Volume 13, Issue 18

Pages 4005–4294

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      Cover Picture: Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties, and Molecular Structures of Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (ChemPhysChem 18/2012) (page 4005)

      Dr. Yousuke Ooyama and Prof. Dr. Yutaka Harima

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201290084

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      Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) based on organic dyes adsorbed on oxide semiconductor electrodes, such as TiO2, ZnO, or NiO, which have emerged as a new generation of sustainable photovoltaic devices, are attracting much attention from chemists, physicists, and engineers because of enormous scientific interest in not only their construction and operational principle, but also their high incident solar-light-to-electricity conversion efficiency and low cost of production. This Review by Y. Ooyama and Y. Harima on p. 4032 ff. provides new insights in the molecular design of organic dye sensitizers for high photovoltaic performance and long-term stability of DSSCs.

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      Inside Cover: Synthesis and Fluorescence Study of a Quaternized Copolymer Containing Pyrene for DNA-Hybridization Detection (ChemPhysChem 18/2012) (page 4006)

      Lingye Yang, Min Zhao, Ruichen Zhang, Jie Dong, Ting Zhang, Prof. Dr. Xiaowei Zhan and Prof. Dr. Guojie Wang

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201290085

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      On p. 4099 ff., G. J. Wang et al. present a quaternized copolymer-containing pyrene that can bind to single-stranded DNA by electrostatic interactions to form a complex probe. It can be used to detect DNA hybridization.

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    1. Graphical Abstract: ChemPhysChem 18/2012 (pages 4007–4016)

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201290086

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    1. Editors' Selection: ChemPhysChem 18/2012 (page 4017)

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201290087

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    1. Late-Year News (pages 4026–4027)

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200991

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    1. The Valence Bond Workshop in Paris: The Phoenix Rises from the Ashes or, Has a Love Story with MO-Based Theories Begun? (pages 4029–4030)

      Dr. Benoît Braïda, Dr. Etienne Derat, Prof. Stéphane Humbel, Dr. Philippe C. Hiberty and Prof. Sason Shaik

      Article first published online: 10 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200784

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      Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties, and Molecular Structures of Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (pages 4032–4080)

      Dr. Yousuke Ooyama and Prof. Dr. Yutaka Harima

      Article first published online: 16 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200218

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      Back to the drawing board: A new direction in the epoch-making molecular design of organic dyes for high photovoltaic performance and long-term stability of dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) is described.

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      Corrigendum: Corrigendum: Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties, and Molecular Structures of Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

      Vol. 14, Issue 5, 871, Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013

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    1. Solvatochromism and Nonradiative Decay of Intramolecular Charge-Transfer Excited States: Bands-of-Energy Model, Thermodynamics, and Self-Organization (pages 4081–4093)

      Prof. Dr. Vladimir S. Pavlovich

      Article first published online: 9 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200426

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      Matters of state: A bands-of-energy stochastic model and principles of thermodynamics and self-organization of systems are used to gain insight into the nature of solvatochromism and photoinduced orientation relaxation in the excited and ground states of fluorophores. The findings on solvatochromic shift and spectral broadening allow calculation of solvent effects on the rate constant knr of nonradiative transitions S1[RIGHTWARDS ARROW]Xn (see picture; IC=internal conversion).

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    1. Finding a Single Lanthanide Ion through Upconversion (pages 4095–4097)

      Xiaoyong Huang and Prof. Xiaogang Liu

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200824

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      Beyond detection: Detection of a single lanthanide ion can be optically achieved by implementing a two-step upconversion process in YAG:Pr3+ nanocrystals (see picture).

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    1. Synthesis and Fluorescence Study of a Quaternized Copolymer Containing Pyrene for DNA-Hybridization Detection (pages 4099–4104)

      Lingye Yang, Min Zhao, Ruichen Zhang, Jie Dong, Ting Zhang, Prof. Dr. Xiaowei Zhan and Prof. Dr. Guojie Wang

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200765

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      Built-in detector: A quaternized copolymer containing pyrene is described, which can bind to single-stranded DNA by electrostatic interactions to form a novel complex probe for the detection of DNA hybridization through strengthened fluorescence quenching through its intercalation into double-stranded DNA (see figure).

    2. Unique Photothermal Response and Sustained Photothermal Effect of pH-Responsive Gold-Nanoparticle Aggregates (pages 4105–4109)

      Dr. Jutaek Nam, Hyoseok Nam, Sungwook Jung, Sekyu Hwang, Taejun Wang, Dr. Jaehyun Hur, Dr. Kyuhyun Im, Dr. Nokyoung Park, Prof. Ki Hean Kim and Prof. Sungjee Kim

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200720

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      Hot gold: The photothermal response upon pulsed laser irradiation is studied for pH-responsive gold-nanoparticle aggregates and compared to that of gold nanorods. The aggregates show a slight red shift in the absorption spectrum and retain the photothermal effect, whereas the nanorods lose the photothermal effect and exhibit a stark blue shift in the absorption.

    3. Synthesis and Network-Like Self-Assembly of Porphyrin-Polyselenophene Complexes (pages 4110–4115)

      Dr. Lianshan Li, Jon Hollinger, Dr. Gerald Guerin and Prof. Dwight S. Seferos

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200682

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      A hexagonal network structure fabricated by self-assembly of a branched conjugated polymer with a porphyrin core and P3HT or P3HS arms is presented (see picture). Polymer symmetry is very important to the network structure formation probably due to the different viscosities in linear and branched polymers.

    4. Structure and Solubility in Surfactant-Free Microemulsions (pages 4116–4119)

      Michael L. Klossek, Dr. Didier Touraud, Prof. Dr. Thomas Zemb and Prof. Dr. Werner Kunz

      Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200667

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      Cheers! The combination of static and dynamic light scattering is demonstrated to deliver an unambiguous proof that well-defined domains of two fluids of clearly different composition can exist in surfactant-free ternary mixtures (see picture for diagram), such as Ouzo.

    5. Online Monitoring of Intelligent Polymers for Drug Release with Hyperpolarized Xenon (pages 4120–4123)

      Stefan Glöggler, Markus Raue, Johannes Colell, Pierre Türschmann, Alexander Liebisch, Prof. Thomas Mang, Prof. Bernhard Blümich and Prof. Stephan Appelt

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200658

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      Welcome to the guest zone: By combining hyperpolarized xenon and simple low-field NMR devices it is possible to obtain more control over hydrogels that show potential as drug delivery systems. An alternative way of polymer swelling-degree determination is demonstrated with real-time NMR analysis. An ideal region for solvent uptake can be defined in which the absorbed solvent molecules are completely confined in the nano-porous network of the hydrogel.

    6. Limitation of Diffusion Effects in Ultrafast 2D Nuclear Magnetic Resonance by Encapsulation of Analytes in Phospholipidic Vesicles (pages 4124–4127)

      Laetitia Rouger, Denis Loquet, Dr. Stéphane Massou, Prof. Serge Akoka and Dr. Patrick Giraudeau

      Article first published online: 18 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200622

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      Increased sensitivity: A new sample-preparation procedure is described to limit molecular diffusion effects in NMR experiments. It is based on analyte encapsulation in liposomes and is particularly useful for ultrafast multidimensional NMR experiments.

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    1. Reciprocating Motion of a Self-Propelled Object on a Molecular Layer (pages 4129–4133)

      Prof. Satoshi Nakata, Tatsuya Miyaji, Taisuke Sato, Miho Hoshikawa, Dr. Yumihiko S. Ikura and Prof. Shunsuke Izumi

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200820

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      Bouncing back and forth: Reciprocation motion of a camphor disk is observed for a stearoyl-p-nitroaniline monolayer (see picture), which gives a surface-pressure (π)–area (A) isotherm with a local maximum and a local minimum.

    2. Preparation and Characterization of Carbon Nano-Onion/PEDOT:PSS Composites (pages 4134–4141)

      Dr. Marta E. Plonska-Brzezinska, Dr. Mikołaj Lewandowski, Dr. Małgorzata Błaszyk, Dr. Agustin Molina-Ontoria, Prof. Dr. Tadeusz Luciński and Prof. Dr. Luis Echegoyen

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200789

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      Know your onions: Composites of unmodified or oxidized carbon nano-onions (CNOs/ox-CNOs) with poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrenesulfonate) (PEDOT:PSS) are prepared with different compositions. The composites are characterized by XPS, SEM, TEM, DSC, and cyclic voltammetry (see figure). Doping with CNOs increases the capacitance of the CNO/PEDOT:PSS and ox-CNO/PEDOT:PSS composites.

    3. ortho-Phenylenediamine: An Effective Spacer to Build Highly Magnetic Fe3O4/Au Nanocomposites (pages 4142–4147)

      Dr. Xinmei Zhao, Prof. Narayan S. Hosmane and Prof. Aiguo Wu

      Article first published online: 9 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200710

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      Link up: ortho-Phenylenediamine (PDA) acts as a linker in the deposition of gold nanoparticles on the surfaces of Fe3O4 microspheres. After coating with PDA, the morphology of the microspheres changes significantly to nanoparticle clusters, and this is ideal for the deposition of the gold nanoparticles. The resulting Fe3O4/Au nanocomposites exhibit enhanced magnetism so that they can be recovered and recycled easily.

    4. Magnetism-Tunable Oligoacene Dioxide Diradicals: Promising Magnetic Oligoacene-Like Molecules (pages 4148–4154)

      Hongfang Yang, Dr. Li Han, Jing Zhao, Prof. Dr. Xinyu Song, Prof. Dr. Qisheng Song and Prof. Dr. Yuxiang Bu

      Article first published online: 8 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200703

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      Charming graphene oxide: Dioxidization of oligoacenes could lead to diradicals with variable magnetism, depending on the dioxidizing route. This work provides an executable strategy to yield building blocks of magnetic materials with adjustable properties, and also provides a gateway to explore the magnetic properties of graphene oxides.

    5. Energy/Hole Transfer Phenomena in Hybrid α-Sexithiophene (α-STH) Nanoparticle–CdTe Quantum-Dot Nanocomposites (pages 4155–4162)

      Santanu Bhattacharyya, Bipattaran Paramanik, Simanta Kundu and Prof. Amitava Patra

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200694

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      Hybrid organic–inorganic nanocomposites are increasingly important for the design of new optical materials. Both energy transfer and hole transfer in hybrid α-sexithiophene (α-STH) nanoparticle–CdTe quantum dot (QD) nanocomposites are investigated by means of steady-state and time-resolved spectroscopy.

    6. Effect of External Electric Field on H-Bonding and π-Stacking Interactions in Guanine Aggregates (pages 4163–4172)

      Akkarapattiakal K. Jissy and Ayan Datta

      Article first published online: 12 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200690

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      Making a stack: An external electric field helps stacking of guanine quartets with disklike molecules such as circulenes to facilitate molecular recognition by DNA quadruplexes (see picture). The stability of stacks of bowl-shaped circulenes with G-quartets depends on the direction of the applied field.

    7. Role of Iron Carbonyls in the Inhibition of Oxygen Activation for the Oxidation of CO Catalyzed by Iron Oxide-Supported Gold (pages 4173–4179)

      Sergio A. Jimenez-Lam, Zenaido Martinez-Ramirez, Iván A. Santos-López, Prof. Brent E. Handy, Prof. María G. Cárdenas-Galindo and Prof. Juan C. Fierro-Gonzalez

      Article first published online: 13 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200665

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      CO in an iron fist: Some thermal treatments of iron oxide-supported gold samples lead to structural changes of the support to give low-coordinated Fe2+ sites to which CO is strongly bonded. Thus the activation of oxygen during CO oxidation catalysis is inhibited.

    8. Substituent Effects on Photosensitized Splitting of Thymine Cyclobutane Dimer by an Attached Indole (pages 4180–4185)

      Dr. Wenjian Tang, Hongmei Zhou, Jing Wang, Chunxiao Pan, Dr. Jingbo Shi and Prof. Qinhua Song

      Article first published online: 4 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200652

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      Two reverse solvent effects were observed in a series of indole–cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer model systems with differently substituted indole moieties. Thus, the splitting quantum yield Φspl shows a normal relation with solvent polarity for compounds with an electron-donating group, and vice versa for those with an electron-withdrawing group (see picture; bet=back electron transfer).

    9. Nonlinear Optical Response of a Polymer Electret with Incorporated Organic Chromophores (pages 4186–4194)

      Dr. Marina Yu. Balakina

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200641

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      Optical effects: Analytical formulas for dynamic linear and quadratic electric susceptibilities of a polymer electret with incorporated organic dipole chromophores are suggested. The virtual cavity occupied by the chromophore in the polymer matrix is chosen to be conformal to the characteristic ellipsoid of the generalized permittivity tensor (see picture).

    10. Nitroanilines as Quenchers of Pyrene Fluorescence (pages 4195–4201)

      Carlos E. Agudelo-Morales, Dr. Oscar F. Silva, Dr. Raquel E. Galian and Prof. Julia Pérez-Prieto

      Article first published online: 22 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200637

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      Fluorescence quenching of pyrene and 1-methylpyrene by a series of nitroaniline derivatives (see picture) is studied in toluene and 1,4-dioxane using steady-state and transient spectroscopic methods.

    11. Gate-Induced Modification of Water Adsorption on Dielectrics Probed by EFM and Carbon Nanotube FETs (pages 4202–4206)

      Yael Pascal-Levy, Evgeny Shifman, Dr. Manish Pal-Chowdhury, Eitan M. Hajaj, Oleg Shtempluck, Alexey Razin, Valeri Kochetkov and Prof. Yuval E. Yaish

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200628

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      Wetlands: Two different methods are used to probe temporal charge redistribution on the surface of dielectrics allowing for the extraction of the surface humidity for the first time (see picture). It is found that applying external gate biases modifies the surface humidity. Furthermore, saturation of the surface conductivity is shown upon the adsorption of two to three layers of water.

    12. Fluorescence Dynamics of Coumarin C522 as a Function of Micelle Confinement along with Cyclodextrin Supramolecular Complex Formation (pages 4207–4217)

      Eduard Jane, Dr. Vojtech Szöcs, Prof. Olga Grancicova, Dr. Tibor Palszegi, Dr. Michal Zitnan, Dr. Ignac Bugar, Dr. Dusan Lorenc and Prof. Dusan Velic

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200618

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      Doubly confined: Steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy is applied to determine the effect of cyclodextrin in the double confinement of coumarin C522 in a host–guest supramolecular complex with β-cyclodextrin in a reverse sodium dioctyl sulfosuccinate (AOT) micelle. Ultrafast dynamic studies provide average lifetimes of 12 and 7 ps for the small and large micelles, respectively.

    13. Laser Mass Spectrometry with Circularly Polarized Light: Circular Dichroism of Molecular Ions (pages 4218–4223)

      Dr. Christoph Logé and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Boesl

      Article first published online: 22 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200614

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      Excitation with circularly polarized laser light allows measurement of circular dichroism of molecular ions. Fast structural changes of these molecular ions show up in the size of their circular dichroism (see picture). This may be useful for enantiosensitive mass analysis as well as for investigation of molecular dynamics.

    14. Halogen-Bonding Interactions with π Systems: CCSD(T), MP2, and DFT Calculations (pages 4224–4234)

      Dr. Alessandra Forni, Dr. Stefano Pieraccini, Dr. Stefano Rendine, Dr. Fabio Gabas and Prof. Dr. Maurizio Sironi

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200605

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      The performance of several functionals in studying C[BOND]X/π interactions (X=F, Cl, Br, I) is assessed by comparison with results obtained by the coupled cluster with perturbative triple excitations method [CCSD(T)] at the complete basis set limit.

    15. Fabrication of Environmentally Biodegradable Lignin Nanoparticles (pages 4235–4243)

      Camille Frangville, Marius Rutkevičius, Alexander P. Richter, Prof. Orlin D. Velev, Prof. Simeon D. Stoyanov and Dr. Vesselin N. Paunov

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200537

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      Let′s go bio: Fabrication of novel biodegradable nanoparticles (NPs) from lignin is reported by two alternative methods which yield particles of different stability upon change of pH (see picture). These lignin NPs have no apparent effect on the viability of microalgae and yeast cells and may find potential applications as drug delivery vehicles and stabilisers of cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations.

    16. Self-Assembled Polymeric Chelate Nanoparticles as Potential Theranostic Agents (pages 4244–4250)

      M. Škodová, Dr. P. Černoch, Dr. P. Štěpánek, Dr. E. Chánová, Dr. J. Kučka, Z. Kálalová, D. Kaňková and Dr. M. Hrubý

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200681

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      A graft copolymer containing chelating 8-hydroxyquinoline-5-sulfonic acid moieties on the polymer backbone and hydrophilic poly(ethylene oxide) grafts has been prepared. The copolymer forms spherical nanoparticles with internal porosity by Fe3+-mediated self-assembly, which can be biodegraded by metal transchelation inside cells (see picture).

    17. Photocatalytic Removal of Soot: Unravelling of the Reaction Mechanism by EPR and in situ FTIR Spectroscopy (pages 4251–4257)

      Marianne Smits, Yun Ling, Prof. Dr. Silvia Lenaerts and Prof. Dr. Sabine Van Doorslaer

      Article first published online: 13 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200674

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      Open-air cleaning: Electron paramagnetic resonance and Fourier transform infrared experiments give insights into the photocatalytic soot-oxidation mechanism using P25 titanium oxide materials. The essential role of dioxygen is shown. Adsorbed radicals on soot trap conduction-band electrons. No intermediate CO is formed during the photocatalytic process, complete oxidation to CO2 is found under aerobic conditions.

    18. L-Tryptophan-Induced Electron Transport across Supported Lipid Bilayers: an Alkyl-Chain Tilt-Angle, and Bilayer-Symmetry Dependence (pages 4258–4270)

      Nirod Kumar Sarangi and Prof. Archita Patnaik

      Article first published online: 22 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200655

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      Turn up the transport: Molecular orientation-dependent electron transport across symmetric and asymmetric supported lipid bilayers (SLBs) in the presence of transport-active L-tryptophan is reported (see picture). In spite of tryptophan expediting electron-transfer rates across the SLBs, kinetic limitations effectuate electron tunnelling with a potential-independent tunnelling coefficient β=0.15 Å−1. A novel two-dimensional phase-dependent transport with an insulator–semiconductor transition is highlighted.

    19. Frequency Shift in Graphene-Enhanced Raman Signal of Molecules (pages 4271–4275)

      Dr. Fatemeh Yaghobian, Dr. Tobias Korn and Prof. Dr. Christian Schüller

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200642

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      Attached to be seen: Graphene-enhanced Raman signals of a test molecule, with reproducible enhancement factors are discussed and compared with its surface-enhanced Raman signals on substrates covered with silver nanoparticles. It is shown that chemical interactions between the molecule and graphene can result in a frequency shift in the graphene-enhanced Raman signal of the molecule.

    20. Oxygen Migration Pathways in NO-bound Truncated Hemoglobin (pages 4276–4286)

      Dr. Pierre-André Cazade and Prof. Markus Meuwly

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200608

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      Atomistic simulations of dioxygen dynamics and migration in nitric oxide-bound truncated Hemoglobin N (trHbN) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis are reported. The connectivity network involving the metastable states for localization of the O2 ligand is built and analyzed. The picture shows probability distribution (yellow) of O2 in trHbN with corresponding free energy profile (yellow trace) and a schematic ligand migration path (black) between entry (ENT) and exit (EXIT) sites.

    21. Photophysics of Schiff Bases: Theoretical Study of Salicylidene Methylamine (pages 4287–4294)

      Joanna Jankowska, Dr. Michał F. Rode, Prof. Joanna Sadlej and Prof. Andrzej L. Sobolewski

      Article first published online: 13 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200560

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      True excitement: Excited-state intramolecular proton transfer and photo-induced rotation around double bonds govern the photophysics of salicylidene methylamine (see picture).

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