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First principle chemical kinetics in zeolites: the methanol-to-olefin process as a case study

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Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7326-7357
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00146J, Review ArticleVeronique Van Speybroeck, Kristof De Wispelaere, Jeroen Van der Mynsbrugge, Matthias Vandichel, Karen Hemelsoet, Michel Waroquier
First principle methods to determine chemical kinetics for reactions in zeolites are reviewed and illustrated for the methanol-to-olefin process.
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Review of old chemistry and new catalytic advances in the on-purpose synthesis of butadiene

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Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7917-7953
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00105B, Review ArticleEkaterina V. Makshina, Michiel Dusselier, Wout Janssens, Jan Degreve, Pierre A. Jacobs, Bert F. Sels
This review covers old and recent catalytic achievements in the field of on-purpose synthesis of butadiene from a biomass-related feedstock, covering discussions on the various feedstock possibilities, thermodynamics, reaction conditions, reaction paths and catalyst development.
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Heterogeneous catalysis for sustainable biodiesel production via esterification and transesterification

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Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7887-7916
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00189C, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Adam F. Lee, James A. Bennett, Jinesh C. Manayil, Karen Wilson
Low temperature catalytic conversion of triglycerides and fatty acids sourced from renewable feedstocks represents a key enabling technology for the sustainable production of biodiesel through energy efficient, intensified processes.
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The polar side of polyphenylene dendrimers

24 October, 2014 - 07:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00245H, Review ArticleBrenton A. G. Hammer, Ralf Moritz, Rene Stangenberg, Martin Baumgarten, Klaus Mullen
The site-specific functionalization of poly(phenylene) dendrimers can produce macromolecules with a range of different polarities.
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Basic concepts of quantum interference and electron transport in single-molecule electronics

24 October, 2014 - 07:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00203B, Tutorial ReviewC. J. Lambert
This tutorial outlines the basic theoretical concepts and tools which underpin the fundamentals of phase-coherent electron transport through single molecules.
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Chemical vapour deposition of group-VIB metal dichalcogenide monolayers: engineered substrates from amorphous to single crystalline

24 October, 2014 - 07:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00258J, Tutorial ReviewQingqing Ji, Yu Zhang, Yanfeng Zhang, Zhongfan Liu
This review focuses on the CVD growth of monolayer MX2 with engineered morphologies on diverse substrates.
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Current advances in fused tetrathiafulvalene donor-acceptor systems

24 October, 2014 - 07:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00255E, Tutorial ReviewJesse J. Bergkamp, Silvio Decurtins, Shi-Xia Liu
Development and applications of tetrathiafulvalene-fused electron donor-acceptor systems will be covered within this tutorial review.
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Energy transfer in lanthanide upconversion studies for extended optical applications

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00188E, Review ArticleHao Dong, Ling-Dong Sun, Chun-Hua Yan
In this review, the various energy transfer pathways involved in lanthanide-related upconversion emissions are comprehensively discussed.
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Flexible electronics based on inorganic nanowires

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00116H, Review ArticleZhe Liu, Jing Xu, Di Chen, Guozhen Shen
This review summarizes the latest research for exploiting the flexible electronic applications of inorganic nanowires.
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Correction: The physical properties of supramolecular peptide assemblies: from building block association to technological applications

20 October, 2014 - 06:54
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7236-7236
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS90080D, CorrectionLihi Adler-Abramovich, Ehud Gazit
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The physical properties of supramolecular peptide assemblies: from building block association to technological applications

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6881-6893
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00164H, Tutorial ReviewOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Lihi Adler-Abramovich, Ehud Gazit
Bio-inspired nano-materials can be formed by the ordered assembly of elementary building blocks. These peptide nanostructures can be utilized in many applications in various fields ranging from energy storage devices to drug delivery agents.
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Polymeric nanoporous materials fabricated with supercritical CO2 and CO2-expanded liquids

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6938-6953
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00100A, Tutorial ReviewAijuan Zhang, Qingkun Zhang, Hua Bai, Lei Li, Jun Li
This tutorial review focuses on the recent progress in nanoporous polymeric materials fabricated by newly developed supercritical techniques.
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The preparation of graft copolymers of cellulose and cellulose derivatives using ATRP under homogeneous reaction conditions

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7217-7235
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00053F, Review ArticleFanny Joubert, Osama M. Musa, David R. W. Hodgson, Neil R. Cameron
Atom transfer radical polymerisation (ATRP) is used to modify cellulose and cellulose derivatives under homogeneous conditions, yielding novel materials for application in areas such as drug delivery.
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Synthetic microbial consortia: from systematic analysis to construction and applications

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6954-6981
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00114A, Review ArticleHao Song, Ming-Zhu Ding, Xiao-Qiang Jia, Qian Ma, Ying-Jin Yuan
Synthetic biology is an emerging research field that focuses on using rational engineering strategies to program biological systems, conferring on them new functions and behaviours.
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Nanogold plasmonic photocatalysis for organic synthesis and clean energy conversion

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7188-7216
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00145A, Review ArticleChanglong Wang, Didier Astruc
Concepts and recent advances in nanogold plasmonic photocatalysis toward organic synthesis and clean energy conversion are highlighted in this review.
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Recent progress in design, synthesis, and applications of one-dimensional TiO2 nanostructured surface heterostructures: a review

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6920-6937
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00180J, Tutorial ReviewJian Tian, Zhenhuan Zhao, Anil Kumar, Robert I. Boughton, Hong Liu
One-dimensional TiO2 nanostructured surface heterostructures (1D TiO2NSHs) have been comprehensively studied during the past two decades because of the possible practical applications in various fields, including photocatalysis, dye-sensitized solar cells, sensors, lithium batteries, biomedicine, catalysis, and supercapacitors.
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Catalytic applications of layered double hydroxides: recent advances and perspectives

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7040-7066
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00160E, Review ArticleGuoli Fan, Feng Li, David G. Evans, Xue Duan
This review article presents the most recent developments in the use of layered double hydroxide materials for catalytic applications.
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Imidazolium-based ionic liquids grafted on solid surfaces

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7171-7187
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00172A, Review ArticleBingwei Xin, Jingcheng Hao
Supported ionic liquids (SILs), which refer to ionic liquids (ILs) immobilized on supports, are among the most important derivatives of ILs.
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"Click" reactions: a versatile toolbox for the synthesis of peptide-conjugates

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,7013-7039
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00139G, Review ArticleWen Tang, Matthew L. Becker
Peptides that comprise the functional subunits of proteins have been conjugated to versatile materials (biomolecules, polymers, surfaces and nanoparticles) in an effort to modulate cell responses, specific binding affinity and/or self-assembly behavior.
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Arene C-H functionalisation using a removable/modifiable or a traceless directing group strategy

20 October, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6906-6919
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00137K, Tutorial ReviewFengzhi Zhang, David R. Spring
Recent advances in arene C-H functionalisation using a removable/modifiable or a traceless directing group strategy are reviewed.
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