Advanced Materials

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Editor-in-Chief: Peter Gregory, Deputy Editors: Mary Farrell, Duoduo Liang, Lorna Stimson

Online ISSN: 1521-4095

Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

24_48i/2012New Catalysis Concept: Enhanced Catalytic Activity of Self-Assembled-Monolayer-Capped Gold Nanoparticles (Adv. Mater. 48/2012)

An unprecedented substrate-selective catalytic enhancement effect of an alkanethiol-self-assembled monolayer (SAM) on Au nanoparticles (AuNPs) is reported on p. 6462 by Tomoya Taguchi, Katsuhiro Isozaki, and Kazushi Miki. This new catalyst system based on weak intermolecular interactions provides a brand new concept for artificial metalloenzyme-type enhanced catalysis.

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