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Organic nanophotonics: from controllable assembly of functional molecules to low-dimensional materials with desired photonic properties

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4325-4340
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00098F, Tutorial ReviewYongli Yan, Yong Sheng Zhao
The tutorial review aims to provide an insight into the relationship among opto-functional molecules, controllable assembly, diverse nanostructures and photonic properties, which can further guide the function-oriented design and synthesis of low-dimensional materials for integrated photonic devices.
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Nanoparticles meet electrospinning: recent advances and future prospects

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4423-4448
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60426H, Review ArticleChuan-Ling Zhang, Shu-Hong Yu
In this critical review, the latest advances on nanoparticles-electrospun fibres by post-treatment of the as-prepared electrospun fibres or directly adding nanoparticles into electrospun solution have been overviewed. The application potentials of the nanoparticle-electrospun fibre composites and the trends in this emerging field have been described.
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Structure of organic solids at low temperature and high pressure

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4300-4311
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00046C, Tutorial ReviewRachael Lee, Judith A. K. Howard, Michael R. Probert, Jonathan W. Steed
This tutorial review summarises the current state of the art in low temperature and high pressure crystallography of molecular organic and coordination compounds.
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Garnet-type solid-state fast Li ion conductors for Li batteries: critical review

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4714-4727
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00020J, Review ArticleVenkataraman Thangadurai, Sumaletha Narayanan, Dana Pinzaru
This review covers the research developments in the last decade on the most favored fast Li ion conducting garnet-type metal oxides for all-solid-state Li ion batteries.
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Recent developments of thiacalixarene based molecular motifs

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4824-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00068D, Review ArticleRajesh Kumar, Yeon Ok Lee, Vandana Bhalla, Manoj Kumar, Jong Seung Kim
This review article summarizes recent developments in the derivatization methods of thiacalixarenes and their utilization in various applications.
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About supramolecular systems for dynamically probing cells

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4449-4469
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00034J, Review ArticleJenny Brinkmann, Emanuela Cavatorta, Shrikrishnan Sankaran, Bettina Schmidt, Jasper van Weerd, Pascal Jonkheijm
Rendering molecular systems bioactive and dynamic makes them powerful tools for probing cell function.
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Progress in the synthesis and exploitation of catenanes since the Millennium

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4658-4683
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00029C, Review ArticleNicholas H. Evans, Paul D. Beer
Key developments including the utilization of new metal cation and anion templates, dynamic combinatorial chemistry, molecular machines and the incorporation of catenanes onto surfaces and into metal organic frameworks are reviewed.
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Recent advances in the synthesis of pyrroles by multicomponent reactions

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4633-4657
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60015G, Review ArticleVeronica Estevez, Mercedes Villacampa, J. Carlos Menendez
Efficient and environmentally attractive access to pyrroles can be gained by use of multicomponent reactions.
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Recent advances in porous polyoxometalate-based metal-organic framework materials

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4615-4632
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60404G, Review ArticleDong-Ying Du, Jun-Sheng Qin, Shun-Li Li, Zhong-Min Su, Ya-Qian Lan
POM-based MOF materials, which combine the advantages of both POMs and MOFs, have received increasing attention. In this review, we present the recent developments in porous POM-based MOF materials for the first time, including their classification, synthesis strategies and applications, especially in the field of catalysis.
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Laboratory spectroscopy of astrophysically relevant carbon species

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4602-4614
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00049H, Review ArticleLindsay N. Zack, John P. Maier
Laboratory spectroscopic methods developed to measure the electronic spectra of astrophysically relevant carbon containing molecules, including radicals and ions, are discussed.
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Recent progress in the development of fluorometric and colorimetric chemosensors for detection of cyanide ions

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4312-4324
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00008K, Tutorial ReviewFang Wang, Li Wang, Xiaoqiang Chen, Juyoung Yoon
In this review, recent advances made in the development of fluorometric and colorimetric sensors for cyanide anions are highlighted.
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Zeolitic imidazolate framework composite membranes and thin films: synthesis and applications

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4470-4493
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60480B, Review ArticleJianfeng Yao, Huanting Wang
The recent developments of zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF) membranes/films, ZIF-polymer mixed matrix membranes and their applications are reviewed in this article.
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Tantalum-based semiconductors for solar water splitting

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4395-4422
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60438A, Review ArticlePeng Zhang, Jijie Zhang, Jinlong Gong
This review describes the current status of the design, synthesis, and applications of tantalum-based semiconductors, including tantalum oxides, tantalates and tantalum (oxy)nitrides, for photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical water splitting.
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Two-dimensional carbon leading to new photoconversion processes

7 July, 2014 - 05:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4281-4299
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60437C, Tutorial ReviewHongjie Tang, Colin M. Hessel, Jiangyan Wang, Nailiang Yang, Ranbo Yu, Huijun Zhao, Dan Wang
This review addresses the recent successes, challenges and perspectives of 2D carbon materials for photoconversion.
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Photoresponsive polymer nanocarriers with multifunctional cargo

23 June, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4167-4178
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60324E, Review ArticleSubramani Swaminathan, Jaume Garcia-Amoros, Aurore Fraix, Noufal Kandoth, Salvatore Sortino, Francisco M. Raymo
Multiple photoresponsive species with distinct functions can be encapsulated within the hydrophobic interior of polymer nanocarriers to assemble multifunctional supramolecular systems with engineered photochemical and photophysical properties.
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Supramolecular photochirogenesis

23 June, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4123-4143
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60339C, Review ArticleCheng Yang, Yoshihisa Inoue
Recent advances in chiral photochemistry mediated by supramolecular hosts are reviewed.
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Photochemistry of supramolecular systems and nanostructured assemblies. In memory of Professor Nick Turro (1938-2012)

23 June, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4003-4004
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS90032D, EditorialAlberto Credi
Guest editor Alberto Credi introduces the Photochemistry of supramolecular systems and nanostructured assemblies themed issue of Chemical Society Reviews which is dedicated to the memory of Professor Nick Turro.
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Learning from photobiology how to design molecular devices using a computer

23 June, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4019-4036
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00037D, Tutorial ReviewS. Gozem, F. Melaccio, H. L. Luk, S. Rinaldi, M. Olivucci
Learning how to model photo-responsive proteins may open the way to the design of lightpowered biomimetic molecular devices.
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Supramolecular photocatalysis: combining confinement and non-covalent interactions to control light initiated reactions

23 June, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4084-4101
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60471C, Tutorial ReviewNandini Vallavoju, J. Sivaguru
Photocatalysis mediated by different supramolecules is reviewed with an eye towards developing tailored systems for controlling photochemical reactivity and selectivity.
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Dye-doped silica nanoparticles as luminescent organized systems for nanomedicine

23 June, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,4243-4268
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60433K, Review ArticleM. Montalti, L. Prodi, E. Rampazzo, N. Zaccheroni
This review summarizes developments and applications of luminescent dye doped silica nanoparticles as versatile organized systems for nanomedicine.
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