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Editor: Neville Compton, Deputy Editor: Marisa Spiniello

Online ISSN: 2192-6506

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal

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February 01, 2014

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  1. Heterojunction Ag–TiO2 Nanopillars for Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic H2 Production

    Dr. Yang Qu, Dr. Wei Zhou, Dr. Zhiyu Ren, Dr. Chungui Tian, Dr. Jialin Li and Prof. Honggang Fu

    Article first published online: 16 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402012

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    Under the sun: Heterojunction Ag–TiO2 nanopillars have been fabricated by a one-pot method. They exhibit high photocatalytic H2 production efficiency under visible-light irradiation owing to the contacted junctions and surface plasmon resonance effect, which result in effective charge separation and solar energy utilization (see figure).

  2. Receptor with an Active Methylene Group as Binding Site for Extraction of Inorganic Fluoride Ions from Seawater

    Madhuprasad and Dr. Darshak R. Trivedi

    Article first published online: 16 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402018

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    Watercolors: A receptor based on a triphenylphosphonium salt that contains an active methylene group has been designed and synthesized for the colorimetric detection and extraction of F ions from seawater with 99 % efficiency. The process results in an instantaneous color change (see figure).

  3. Surface Functionalization for Synergistic Catalysis: Silica–Alumina-Supported Cationic Indium and Organic Base for Cyanoethoxycarbonylation

    Dr. Ken Motokura, Yasuhiro Ito, Hiroto Noda, Dr. Akimitsu Miyaji, Dr. Sho Yamaguchi and Prof. Dr. Toshihide Baba

    Article first published online: 15 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402004

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    Close relationship: A silica–alumina (SiO2–Al2O3) surface possessing both In3+ cations and an amine base is described. These two functions on same solid surface act as acidic and basic units in the catalytic cyanoethoxycarbonylation of aldehyde (see picture).

  4. An Aqueous Lithium–Iodine Battery with Solid Polymer Electrolyte-Coated Metallic Lithium Anode

    Dr. Yu Zhao, Nadège Bonnet Mercier and Dr. Hye Ryung Byon

    Article first published online: 15 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402038

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    On solid ground: Aqueous lithium–iodine (Li–I2) cells with solid polymer electrolyte-passivated metallic lithium have been demonstrated (see figure). The solid-state polymer electrolyte protects the metallic Li and the aqueous Li–I2 cells deliver a capacity of approximately 190 mA h g−1 with ideal Coulombic efficiency and a discharge potential of 3.4 V versus Li+/Li.

  5. Simulation Analysis of Regional Temperature Effects and Battery Management Schedules for a Residential-Scale Vanadium Redox Flow Battery System

    Dr. Ao Tang and Prof. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos

    Article first published online: 11 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201400034

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    Battery management: For all-vanadium redox flow batteries (see figure), prevention of vanadium-component precipitation and restoration of capacity loss are two critical concerns. Dynamic modelling and simulation analysis were thus performed to explore electrolyte temperature variations associated with different regional temperature effects and provide deeper insights into scheduling necessary battery operation management.