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July 31, 2014
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Recently Published Articles
- Facile Synthesis of SnO2/Fe2O3 Hollow Spheres and their Application as Anode Materials in Lithium-ion Batteries
Rencheng Jin, Yanshuai Guan, Hong Liu, Junhao Zhou and Gang Chen
Article first published online: 1 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402218
Nanocomposite electrodes: Uniform SnO2/Fe2O3 hollow spheres (see figure) are obtained through the solvothermal method accompanied by a simple solution route. These hollow spheres display a higher capacity, better rate capability, and more stable cyclic performance than those of pure-phase SnO2, and may be suitable for use as the anode in lithium-ion batteries.
- Metal(II)–Organic Coordination Polymers Modulated by Two Isomeric Semirigid Bis-Pyridyl–Bis-Amide Ligands: Structures, Fluorescent Sensing Behavior, and Selective Photocatalysis
Prof. Xiu-Li Wang, Jian Luan, Hong-Yan Lin, Prof. Qi-Lin Lu, Mao Le, Guo-Cheng Liu and Ji-Yan Shao
Article first published online: 1 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402193
Multidimensional: A series of multifunctional metal–organic coordination polymers based on two isomeric semirigid bis-pyridyl–bis-amide ligands and 5-methylisophthalate have been synthesized (see figure). The complexes display versatile coordination features with 1D, 2D, and 3D frameworks. The fluorescent sensing behaviors and the electrochemical and photocatalytic properties of the complexes have been investigated in detail.
- Ferrofluids: Synthetic Strategies, Stabilization, Physicochemical Features, Characterization, and Applications
Aswathy Joseph and Prof. Dr. Suresh Mathew
Article first published online: 1 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402202
A magnetic personality: This Review covers different aspects of research into the smart magnetic nanofluids known as ferrofluids (FFs), including their synthesis, stabilization, and physicochemical properties. The rheological and thermal properties, dynamic instabilities, phase behavior, and particle assemblies in FFs to form complex multipolar geometries, photonic nanostructures, labyrinth structures, thin films, and droplets are also detailed (see figure).
- The Major Influences of Substituent Size and Position of 3,4-Propylenedioxythiophene on the Formation of Highly Hydrophobic Nanofibers
Claudio Mortier, Dr. Thierry Darmanin and Prof. Frédéric Guittard
Article first published online: 1 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402187
Choosing a position: The controlled formation of hydrophobic fibers by careful choice of the position of the hydrophobic substituent has been achieved. The 3-position of 3,4-propylenedioxythiophene is the best to preserve the presence of nanofibers when a voluminous substituent is introduced, owing to longer polymer chains and higher hydrophobicity (see figure).
- Functionalized Tri- and Tetraphosphine Ligands as a General Approach for Controlled Implantation of PhosphorusDonors with a High Local Density in Immobilized Molecular Catalysts
Dr. Matthieu Beaupérin, Dr. Radomyr Smaliy, Dr. Hélène Cattey, Prof. Dr. Philippe Meunier, Dr. Jun Ou, Prof. Dr. Patrick H. Toy and Prof. Dr. Jean-Cyrille Hierso
Article first published online: 26 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402195
Lean on Me: Modular formation of functionalized polyphosphines is a general solution for generating localized high-density phosphorus donors on supports. The conformational arrangement of P donors in the immobilized catalysts is evidenced by 31P NMR spectroscopic “through-space” coupling. Pd-catalyzed direct CH arylation of heteroaromatics with chloroarenes illustrates the performance of these polydentate catalytic materials.