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Donor-acceptor conjugated polymers based on multifused ladder-type arenes for organic solar cells

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 November, 2014 - 12:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00250D, Review ArticleJhong-Sian Wu, Sheng-Wen Cheng, Yen-Ju Cheng, Chain-Shu Hsu
In this review, we summarize the recent development of the multifused ladder-type conjugated building blocks for making donor-acceptor conjugated copolymers.
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Metal-organic molecular cages: applications of biochemical implications

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 November, 2014 - 12:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00222A, Tutorial ReviewNazir Ahmad, Hussein A. Younus, Adeel H. Chughtai, Francis Verpoort
New well-designed materials are highly demanded with the prospect of versatile properties, offering successful applications as alternates to conventional materials.
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Biomimetic cavity-based metal complexes

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 November, 2014 - 12:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00211C, Review ArticleJean-Noel Rebilly, Benoit Colasson, Olivia Bistri, Diana Over, Olivia Reinaud
The biomimetic association of a metal ion with a cavity allows selective recognition, unusual redox properties and new reactivity patterns.
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A classical treatment of optical tunneling in plasmonic gaps: extending the quantum corrected model to practical situations

Faraday Disc. - 13 November, 2014 - 11:54
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00196F, PaperRuben Esteban, Asier Zugarramurdi, Pu Zhang, Peter J.A. Nordlander, Francisco Jose Garcia Vidal, Andrey Borisov, Javier Aizpurua
The optical response of plasmonic nanogaps is challenging to address when the separations between the two nanoparticles forming the gap is reduced to a few nanometers or even subnanometer distances....
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FD 178: Light emission in nonlocal plasmonic metamaterials

Faraday Disc. - 13 November, 2014 - 11:54
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00186A, PaperViktor Podolskiy, Pavel Ginzburg, Brian Wells, Anatoly Zayats
We present analytical and computational studies of light emission in nonlocal metamaterials formed by arrays of aligned plasmonic nanowires. We demonstrate that emission lifetime in these composites is a complex...
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FD 178:A Surface Plasmon Enabled Liquid-Junction Photovoltaic Cell

Faraday Disc. - 13 November, 2014 - 11:54
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00185K, PaperMartin Moskovits, Woo-ram James Lee, Galen D Stucky, Syed Mubeen Jawahar Hussaini
Plasmonic nanosystems have recently been shown to be capable of functioning as photovoltaics and of carrying out redox photochemistry, purportedly using as charge carriers the energetic electrons and holes created...
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FD 178: Plasmonic networks for single-photon emission control

Faraday Disc. - 13 November, 2014 - 11:54
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00187G, PaperMichele Gaio, Marta Castro-Lopez, Jan Renger, Prof. Dr. Niek F. van Hulst, Riccardo Sapienza
Optical nanoantennas have revolutionised the way we manipulate single photons emitted by individual light sources in a nanostructured photonic environment. Complex plasmonic architectures allow for multiscale light control by shortening...
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Redox-responsive degradable honeycomb manganese oxide nanostructures as an effective nanocarrier for intracellular glutathione-triggered drug release

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08172B, CommunicationDinggeng He, Xiaoxiao He, Kemin Wang, Xue yang, Xiaoxiao Yang, Zhen Zou, Xuecai Li
Herein we report a novel intracellular glutathione (GSH)-triggered drug delivery system based on the redox-responsive degradable honeycomb MnO2 (hMnO2) nanocarrier with high drug loading capacity and excellent biocompatibility. This hMnO2...
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Ultrafast double-quantum NMR spectroscopy

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07232D, CommunicationAdrien Le Guennec, Patrick Giraudeau, Stefano Caldarelli, Jean-Nicolas Dumez
We demonstrate the acquisition of double-quantum NMR spectra in less than three seconds and illustrate the synergies between double-quantum and ultrafast NMR spectroscopy for the analysis of complex mixtures.
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Multicolor Imaging and Anticancer Effect of a Bifunctional Silica Nanosystem Based on the Complex of Graphene Quantum Dot and Hypocrellin A

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06968D, Communicationjiahong zhou, Lin Zhou, Xuefeng Ge, Lin Zhou, shaohua wei, Jian Shen
A effective theranostic platform based on porous silica nanoparticle encapsulated the complex of photodynamic anticancer drug and graphene quantum dots (GQDs), with the bifunction of multicolor imaging and satisfied photo-induced...
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Bioluminescent Coelenterazine Derivatives with Imidazopyrazinone C-6 Extended Substitution

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06886F, CommunicationRyo Nishihara, Hideyuki Suzuki, Emi Hoshino, Sakura Suganuma, Moritoshi Sato, Tsuyoshi Saitoh, Shigeru Nishiyama, Naoko Iwasawa, Daniel Citterio, Koji Suzuki
Three novel coelenterazine (CTZ) derivatives with extension at C-6 position of the imidazopyrazinone structure show significant bioluminescence emission with known renilla luciferase variants, indicating a promising way to CTZ derivatives...
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All Solid-State Z-Scheme System Arrays of Fe2V4O13 /RGO/CdS for Visible Light-Driving Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction into Renewable Hydrocarbon Fuel

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08744E, CommunicationYong Zhou, zhigang zou, Ping Li, Haijin Li, Xiao Yong Wang, Min Xiao, Qin Feng Xu, Xianguang Meng
An all solid-state Z-scheme system array grown on the stainless steel mesh was rationally designed for photoconversion of gaseous CO2 into renewable hydrocarbon fuels (methane: CH4). The interesting Z-scheme consists...
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Studying localized corrosion using liquid cell transmission electron microscopy

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06443G, CommunicationSee Wee Chee, Sarah H. Pratt, Khalid Hattar, David Duquette, Frances M. Ross, Robert Hull
Localized corrosion of Cu and Al thin films exposed to aqueous NaCl solutions was studied using liquid cell TEM. We demonstrate that potentiostatic control can be used to initiate pitting and that local compositional changes, due to FIB implantation of Au+ ions, can modify the corrosion susceptibility of Al films.
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Electrochemical "read-write" microscale patterning of boron doped diamond electrodes

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07830F, CommunicationHollie V. Patten, Laura A. Hutton, Jennifer R. Webb, Mark E. Newton, Patrick R. Unwin, Julie V. Macpherson
We report the use of scanning electrochemical cell microscopy (SECCM) for the electrochemical "read-write" patterning of boron doped diamond electrodes.
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[Me2C{SnCH(SiMe3)2}2]2. A [small mu ]-Me2C-bridged tetrastanna tetrahedrane

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07417C, CommunicationMichael Wagner, Michael Lutter, Bernhard Zobel, Wolf Hiller, Marc H. Prosenc, Klaus Jurkschat
A spacer-bridged bis(organostannylene) was obtained adopting the structure of a doubly capped tetrahedron in the solid state. Its reaction with elemental oxygen provided organotin suboxides.
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Dithiafulvenyl-grafted phenylene ethynylene polymers as selective and reversible dispersants for single-walled carbon nanotubes

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07239A, CommunicationKarimulla Mulla, Shuai Liang, Haseena Shaik, Eyad A. Younes, Alex Adronov, Yuming Zhao
Phenylene ethynylene-based [small pi]-conjugated polymers grafted with dithiafulvenyl groups on their side chains were found to be efficient in dispersing single-walled carbon nanotubes in a selective and controllable way.
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Carbon quantum dot-NO photoreleaser nanohybrids for two-photon phototherapy of hypoxic tumors

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07827F, CommunicationColin Fowley, Anthony P. McHale, Bridgeen McCaughan, Aurore Fraix, Salvatore Sortino, John F. Callan
Carbon quantum dots conjugated with a NO photodonor reduce tumor volume in mice bearing human xenograft BXPc-3 pancreatic tumors upon two-photon excitation with NIR light.
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Li3VO4 anchored graphene nanosheets for long-life and high-rate lithium-ion batteries

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07444K, CommunicationZelang Jian, Mingbo Zheng, Yanliang Liang, Xiaoxue Zhang, Saman Gheytani, Yucheng Lan, Yi Shi, Yan Yao
We report the synthesis of Li3VO4 nanoparticles embedded in graphene nanosheets and a long-life cycling performance of 5000 cycles at 5 C.
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Wide-range thermochromic luminescence of organoboronium complexes

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08289C, CommunicationXiaofeng Chen, Xuepeng Zhang, Guoqing Zhang
Alkyl-substituted tetra-coordinate organoboronium bisdiketone complexes exhibit dramatic luminescence thermochromism in organic solvents.
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Tunable photoluminescence and direct white-light emission in Mg-based coordination networks

Chem. Commun. - 12 November, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07634F, CommunicationZhao-Feng Wu, Bin Tan, Jin-Yun Wang, Cheng-Feng Du, Zhong-Hua Deng, Xiao-Ying Huang
The bpy, dpe and dppe were introduced, respectively, to construct Mg-NDC CPs exhibiting tunable photoluminescence and even direct white-light emission.
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