This months CrystEngSelects

Here is this month’s selection of Advance Articles and Accepted Manuscripts of interest to crystal engineers across RSC Journals

Articles are chosen from:
Chemical Science,
Dalton Transactions,
Journal of Materials Chemistry,
New Journal of Chemistry,
RSC Advances.

Structural landscape of benzoic acid: using experimental crystal structures of fluorobenzoic acids as a probe
Ritesh Dubey, Mysore Srinivas Pavan and Gautam R Desiraju
Chem. Commun., 2012, Accepted Manuscript

Hydrogen and halogen bonding drive the orthogonal self-assembly of an organic framework possessing 2D channels
Javier Martí-Rujas, Luca Colombo, Jian Lü, Archan Dey, Giancarlo Terraneo, Pierangelo Metrangolo, Tullio Pilati and Giuseppe Resnati
Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article

Cocrystal dissociation and molecular demixing in the solid state
Mark D. Eddleston, Gareth O. Lloyd and William Jones
Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article

Combining piracetam and lithium salts: ionic co-crystals and co-drugs?
Dario Braga, Fabrizia Grepioni, Lucia Maini, Davide Capucci, Saverio Nanna, Johan Wouters, Luc Aerts and Luc Quéré
Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article

Photo- and thermally induced coloration of a crystalline MOF accompanying electron transfer and long-lived charge separation in a stable host–guest system
Yu Zeng, Zhiyong Fu, Hengjun Chen, Changchun Liu, Shijun Liao and Jingcao Dai
Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article

Gram-Scale Synthesis and Crystal Structures of [8]- and [10]CPP, and the Solid-State Structure of C60@[10]CPP
Jianlong Xia, Jeffrey W Bacon and Ramesh Jasti
Chem. Sci., 2012, Accepted Manuscript

Effect of Intermolecular Interactions on the Molecular Structure; Theoretical Study and Crystal Structures of 4-Bromopyridinium Tetrafluoroborate and diaqua(3-bromopyridine)difluorocopper(II)
Firas F Awwadi, Salim Haddad, Brendan Twamley and Roger D Willett
CrystEngComm, 2012, Accepted Manuscript

New structures based on the mixed valence polyoxometalate cluster [V12B18O60H6]n−
Patricio Hermosilla-Ibáñez, Pierre Emmanuel Car, Andrés Vega, Juan Costamagna, Francesco Caruso, Jean-Yves Pivan, Eric Le Fur, Evgenia Spodine and Diego Venegas-Yazigi
CrystEngComm, 2012, Advance Article

Synthesis of new stable and metastable thiocyanato coordination polymers by thermal decomposition and by solution reactions
Susanne Wöhlert, Jan Boeckmann, Inke Jess and Christian Näther
CrystEngComm, 2012, Advance Article

Formation of M4Se4 cuboids (M = As, Sb, Bi) via secondary pnictogen–chalcogen interactions in the co-crystals MX3•Se=P(p-FC6H4)3 (M = As, X = Br; M = Sb, X = Cl; M = Bi, X = Cl, Br)
Fatma B. Alhanash, Nicholas A. Barnes, Alan K. Brisdon, Stephen M. Godfrey and Robin G. Pritchard
Dalton Trans., 2012, Advance Article

A precursor route to single-crystalline WO3 nanoplates with an uneven surface and enhanced sensing properties
Xiao-Xin Zou, Guo-Dong Li, Pei-Pei Wang, Juan Su, Jun Zhao, Li-Jing Zhou, Yu-Ning Wang and Jie-Sheng Chen
Dalton Trans., 2012, Advance Article

Syntheses, crystal structures and properties of new lead(II) or bismuth(III) selenites and tellurite
Su-Yun Zhang, Chun-Li Hu, Pei-Xin Li, Hai-Long Jiang and Jiang-Gao Mao
Dalton Trans., 2012, Advance Article

Single Crystalline Pt Nanotubes with Superior Electrocatalytic Stability
Zhenhai Wen, Suqin Ci, Jian-Ping Zou, Guisheng Zeng and Shenglian Luo
J. Mater. Chem., 2012, Accepted Manuscript

Crystal chemistry of Na insertion/deinsertion in FePO4/NaFePO4
Montse Casas-Cabanas, Vladimir Roddatis, Damien Saurel, Pierre Kubiak, Javier Carretero-Gonzalez, Verónica Palomares, Paula Serras and Teófilo Rojo
J. Mater. Chem., 2012, Accepted Manuscript

Design of curved photonic crystal using swelling induced instabilities
Branko Kolaric, Sylvain Desprez, Fabian Brau and Pascal Damman
J. Mater. Chem., 2012, Advance Article

Suppression of inherent ferromagnetism in Pr-doped CeO2 nanocrystals
Zorana D Dohcevic-Mitrovic, Novica Paunovic, Rares Scurtu, Sonja Askrabic, Marija Prekajski, Branko Matovic and Zoran V Popovic
Nanoscale, 2012, Accepted Manuscript

Si nanotubes and nanospheres with two-dimensional polycrystalline walls
Paola Castrucci, Marco Diociaiuti, Chiti Manohar Tank, Stefano Casciardi, Francesca Tombolini, Manuela Scarselli, Maurizio De Crescenzi, Vikas Laxman Mathe and Sudha Vasant Bhoraskar
Nanoscale, 2012, Advance Article

Solvent-driven polymorphic control of CdWO4 nanocrystals for photocatalytic performances
yunjian wang, xiangfeng guan, liping li, Huan Lin, Xuxu Wang and Guangshe Li
New J. Chem., 2012, Accepted Manuscript

How good are the crystallisation methods for co-crystals? A comparative study of piroxicam
Katharina Fucke, Svetlana A. Myz, Tatyana P. Shakhtshneider, Elena V. Boldyreva and Ulrich J. Griesser
New J. Chem., 2012, Advance Article

Structure of a large colloidal crystal – controlling orientation and three-dimensional order
Maja S. Hellsing, Adrian R. Rennie, Richard K. Heenan and Sarah E. Rogers
RSC Adv., 2012, Advance Article

Selective reduction of visible upconversion emissions induced by Bi3+ in Tm3+/Yb3+-doped Y0.89−xBixVO4 microcrystals
Chanchal Hazra, Shyam Sarkar and Venkataramanan Mahalingam
RSC Adv., 2012, Advance Article

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