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Editor: Neville Compton, Deputy Editor: Marisa Spiniello

Impact Factor: 3.242

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 38/148 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 2192-6506

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

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July 31, 2014

First Impact Factor of 3.242!

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  1. Colloidal Synthesis and Photocatalytic Performance of Size-Controllable Solid or Hollow CuInSe2 Nanocrystals

    Dr. Pengtao Sheng, Dr. Weili Li, Xin Wang, Xi Tong and Prof. Dr. Qingyun Cai

    Article first published online: 21 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402161

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    Built up to be knocked down: A construction–disintegration process is presented to understand the formation of small CuInSe2 nanocrystals. Size-tunable and uniform solid/hollow spherical nanocrystals (or mixture) and quantum dots can be easily obtained by carefully controlling the experimental conditions (see picture, scale bar is 50 nm). The structure-dependent photocatalytic activity was confirmed with TiO2 nanotube array based photoelectrodes.

  2. Size-Induced Chiral Discrimination Switching by (S)-(−)-2(α-Hydroxyethyl)Benzimidazole-Derived Azacrowns

    Dr. Anita D. Pandey, Hasan Mohammed, Dr. Raghuvir R. S. Pissurlenkar and Prof. Anil V. Karnik

    Article first published online: 21 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402141

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    Switching sides: The size of a chiral azacrown rather than the configuration of the chiral center/s in the hosts is the dominant influence on the enantioselective binding of guests. Thus, S-(−)-2(α-hydroxyethyl)benzimidazole-derived [15]crown-5 azacrown exhibit a preference for the S enantiomer of amino guests, whereas S-(−)-2(α-hydroxyethyl)benzimidazole-derived [18]crown-6 azacrowns exhibit a preference for the R enantiomer (see scheme).

  3. Air Electrode for the Lithium–Air Batteries: Materials and Structure Designs

    Prof. Zhaoyin Wen, Chen Shen and Dr. Yan Lu

    Article first published online: 21 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402104

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    Air power: The energy storage capacity and power capability of Li–air batteries are determined by the air electrode. The electrocatalytic oxygen reaction occurs at a three-phase contact zone between air, liquid electrolyte, and solid catalyst. In aqueous electrolytes, oxygen is reduced to OH, which is dissolved into the electrolyte (see figure). In cells based on organic electrolyte, only the oxygen dissolved in the electrolyte participates in the oxygen reduction.

  4. Azacrown Ethers from Mustard Carbonate Analogues

    Dr. Fabio Aricò, Ilina Udrea, Marco Crisma and Pietro Tundo

    Article first published online: 16 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402299

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    Crowning glory: Several diazacrown ethers incorporating nitrogen mustard moieties have been prepared by treating harmless mustard carbonates with aromatic diols in the absence of any base under pseudo-high dilution conditions (see scheme). This novel synthesis relied upon the anchimeric effect of the nitrogen mustard carbonate.

  5. Synthesis of NiGa2O4 Octahedron Nanocrystal with Exposed {111} Facets and Enhanced Efficiency of Photocatalytic Water Splitting

    Shi-Xiong Zhou, Dr. Xiao-Jun Lv, Chen Zhang, Dr. Xing Huang, Lei Kang, Prof. Zhe-shuai Lin, Prof. Yong Chen and Prof. Wen-Fu Fu

    Article first published online: 16 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402279

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    Photocatalytic activity: Octahedral NiGa2O4 with highly reactive pH-dependent {111} facets have been synthesized through a facile hydrothermal route without using any template or organic surfactant. The {111} facets of octahedral NiGa2O4 display enhanced photocatalytic generation of hydrogen from water splitting and good photocatalytic stability (see figure).