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Liquid Salts for Energy and Materials – poster deadline 29 February 2016

We are delighted to share with you a few of the Accepted Manuscripts that will be discussed at the upcoming Faraday Discussions meeting on the theme of Liquid Salts for Energy and Materials.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Derek Fray (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • John Irvine (St Andrews University, UK)
  • Dihua Wang (Wuhan University, China)
  • Jenny Pringle (Deakin University, Australia)
  • Hongmin Zhu (University of Science and Technology Beijing, China)
  • And many more

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Submit your poster abstract by 29 February 2016 and get involved

Registration is now open – register by 21 March 2016 to receive a discount

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Papers presented at the meeting in Ningbo will include:

Coordination numbers and physical properties in molten salts and their mixtures
Paul Anthony Madden, Mathieu Salanne and Dario Corradini
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00223K

Direct Oxygen Removal Technique for Recycling Titanium and Its Alloys by Utilizing MgCl2 Molten Salt
Toru Okabe, Yuki Hamanaka and Yu-ki Taninouchi
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00229J

Three dimensional ink-jet printing of biomaterials using ionic liquids and co-solvents
Deshani H. A. T. Gunasekera, SzeLee Kuek, Denis Hasanaj, Yinfeng He, Christopher Tuck, Anna Croft and Ricky D. Wildman
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00219B

Formation of Si Nanowires by the Electrochemical Reduction of SiO2 with Ni or NiO Additives
Sheng Fang, Han Wang, Juanyu Yang, Shigang Lu and Bing Yu
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00222B

Molten-salt treatment of waste biomass for preparation of carbon with enhanced capacitive properties and electrocatalytic activity towards oxygen reduction
Wei Xiao, Beihu Lu, Jing Zhou, Hailong Wang, Yuqiao Song and Dihua Wang
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00215J

Natural Gas Anodes for Aluminium Electrolysis in Molten Fluorides
Geir Martin Haarberg, Babak Khalaghi and Tommy Mokkelbost
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00239G

Developing Energy Efficient Lignin Biomass Processing – Towards Understanding Mediator Behaviour in Ionic Liquids
Eshtaya Majd, Andinet Ejigu, Gill Stephens, Darren Walsh, George Z. Chen and Anna Croft
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00226E

Electrolysis of Metal Oxides in MgCl2 based molten salts with an inert graphite anode
Yating Yuan, Wei Li, Hualin Chen, Zhiyong Wang, Xianbo Jin and George Z. Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00231A

Solid oxide membrane-assisted controllable electrolytic fabrication of metal carbides in molten salt
Xingli Zou, Kai Zheng, Xionggang Lu, Qian Xu and Zhong-fu Zhou
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00221D

Estimation of the intermetallic compounds in LiCl-KCl molten salt by cyclic voltammetry
Weiqun Shi, Yalan Liu, Kui Liu, Liyong Yuan and Zhifang Chai
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00220F

Immobilization of rhodium catalyst by using diphosphine-functionalized ionic liquid in RTIL for efficient and recyclable biphasic hydroformylation of 1-octene
Yong-Qi Li, Huan Liu, Peng Wang, Da Yang, Ye Liu and Xiao-li Zhao
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00195A

High energy supercapattery with an ionic liquid solution of LiClO4
Linpo Yu and George Z. Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00232J

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Chemistry in the Urban Atmosphere – submit a poster

We are delighted to share with you a few of the Accepted Manuscripts that will be discussed at the upcoming Faraday Discussions meeting on the theme of Chemistry in the Urban Atmosphere.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Urs Baltensperger (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland)
  • Jose-Luis Jiminez (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)
  • Alison Tomlin (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Sasha Madronich (National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA)
  • And many more

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Submit your poster abstract by 25 January 2016 and get involved

Registration is now open – register by 15 February 2016 to receive a discount

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Papers presented at the meeting in London will include:

Atmospheric ethanol in London and the potential impacts of future fuel formulations
Rachel Ellen Dunmore, Lisa K Whalley, Tomás Sherwen, Mathew J Evans, Dwayne E Heard, James Roland Hopkins, James Lee, Alastair C. Lewis, Richard T Lidster, Andrew R Rickard and Jacqueline F Hamilton
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00190K

Modelling component evaporation and composition change of traffic-induced ultrafine particles during travel from street canyon to urban background
Irina Nikolova, Robert MacKenzie, Xiaoming Cai, Mohammed Salim Alam and R M Harrison
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00164A

Molecular Composition of Organic Aerosols at Urban Background and Road Tunnel sites using Ultra-high Resolution Mass Spectrometry
Haijie Tong, I. Kourtchev, Pallavi Pant, Ian Keyte, Ian O’Connor, John Wenger, Francis D. Pope, R M Harrison and Markus Kalberer
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00206K

The relative importance of tailpipe and non-tailpipe emissions on the oxidative potential of ambient particles in Los Angeles, CA
Farimah Shirmohammadi, Sina Hasheminassab, Dongbin Wang, James Jay Schauer, Martin Shafer, Ralph J Delfino and Constantinos Sioutas
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00166H

Secondary organic aerosol origin in an urban environment. Influence of biogenic and fuel combustion precursors
María Cruz Minguillón, Noemí Pérez, Nicolas Marchand, Amélie Bertrand, Brice Temime-Roussel, Konstantinos Agrios, Sönke Szidat, Barend L. van Drooge, Alexandre Sylvestre, Andrés Alastuey, Cristina Reche, Anna Ripoll, Esther Marco, Joan O. Grimalt and Xavier Querol
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00182J

The Treatment of Uncertainties in Reactive Pollution Dispersion Models at Urban Scales
Alison Tomlin, Tilo Ziehn, Paul Goodman, James Tate and Nick Dixon
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00159E

Non-Linear Partitioning and Organic Volatility Distributions in Urban Aerosols
Sasha Madronich, Andrew Conley, Julia Lee-Taylor, Larry Kleinman, A. Hodzic and Bernard Aumont
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00209E

Evaluating the performance of low cost chemical sensors for air pollution research.
Alastair C. Lewis, James Lee, Peter M Edwards, Marvin David Shaw, Mathew J Evans, Sarah J Moller, Katie Smith, Matthew Ellis, Stefan Gillott, Andy White and Jack W Buckley
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00201J

Spatially resolved flux measurements of NOx from London suggest significantly higher emissions than predicted by inventories.
Adam Robert Vaughan, James Lee, Pawel Misztal, Stefan Metzger, Marvin David Shaw, Alastair C. Lewis, Ruth Purvis, David Carslaw, Allen Goldstein, C. Nicholas Hewitt, Brian Davison, Sean D. Beevers and Thomas Karl
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00170F

Simulation of particle diversity and mixing state over Greater Paris: A model-measurement inter-comparison
Shupeng Zhu, Karine Sartelet, Robert M Healy and John Wenger
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00175G

Have vehicle emissions of primary NO2 peaked?
David Carslaw, Tim Murrells, Jon Andersson and Matthew Keenan
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00162E

Twenty years of ambient observations of nitrogen oxides and specified hydrocarbons in air masses dominated by traffic emissions in Germany
Christian Ehlers, Dieter Klemp, Franz Rohrer, Djuro Mihelcic, Robert Wegener, Astrid Kiendler-Scharr  and Andreas Wahner
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00180C

Exploring the nitrous acid (HONO) formation mechanism in winter Beijing: direct emissions and heterogeneous production in urban and suburban areas
Shengrui Tong, Siqi Hou, Ying Zhang, Biwu Chu, Yongchun Liu, Hong He, Pusheng Zhao and Maofa Ge
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00163C

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Designing New Heterogeneous Catalysts – submit a poster

We are delighted to share with you a few of the Accepted Manuscripts that will be discussed at the upcoming Faraday Discussions meeting on the theme of Designing New Heterogeneous Catalysts.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Avelino Corma (Instituto de Tecnología Química)
  • Bruce Gates (University of California, Davis)
  • Nora de Leeuw (Cardiff University)
  • Bert Weckhuysen (Utrecht University)
  • Cynthia Friend (Harvard University)
  • And many more

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Submit your poster abstract by 25 January 2016 and get involved

Registration is now open – register by 15 February 2016 to receive a discount

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Papers presented at the meeting in London will include:

Methanol formation from CO2 Catalyzed by Fe3S4{111}: Formate versus Hydrocarboxyl Pathways
Alberto Roldan and Nora Henriette de Leeuw
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00186B
Open Access

Designing for Selectivity: Weak interactions and the competition for reactive sites on gold catalysts
Cassandra Siler, Robert James Madix and Cynthia Friend
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00192G

Supports and Modified Nano-particles in Designing Model Catalysts
Casey O’Brien, Karl-Heinz Dostert, Michael Hollerer, Christian Stiehler, Florencia Calaza, Swetlana Schauermann, Shamil Shaikhutdinov, Martin Sterrer and Hans-Joachim Freund
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00143A

Using degrees of rate control to improve selective n-butane oxidation over model MOF-encapsulated catalysts: sterically-constrained Ag3Pd(111)
Sean T Dix, Joseph K. Scott, Rachel Getman and Charles T. Campbell
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00198F

Acetylene hydrogenation over structured Au-Pd catalysts
James A. Anderson, Alan J McCue and Richard Baker
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00188A

Active site densities, oxygen activation and adsorbed reactive oxygen in alcohol activation on npAu catalysts
Lu-Cun Wang, Cynthia Friend and Robert James Madix
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00161G, Paper

The Curious Case of Zeolite-Clay/Binder Interactions and Their Consequences for Catalyst Preparation
Gareth T Whiting, Abhishek Chowdhury, Ramon Oord, Pasi Paalanen and Bert Weckhuysen
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00200A

Hydrothermal synthesis of bi-functional nanostructured manganese tungstate catalysts for selective oxidation
Xuan Li, Thomas Lunkenbein, Jutta Kröhnert, Verena Pfeifer, Frank Girgsdies, Frank Rosowski, Robert
Schlögl and Annette Trunschke
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00191A

Design and Stabilisation of a High Area Iron Molybdate Surface for the Selective Oxidation of Methanol to Formaldehyde
Stephanie Chapman, Catherine Brookes, M Bowker, Emma Gibson and Peter Philip Wells
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00153F

Selective Hydrogenation of Halogenated Arenes using porous Manganese Oxide (OMS-2) and Platinum supported OMS-2 Catalysts
Iain McManus, H Daly, H Manyar, Rebecca Taylor, Jillian M. Thompson and Chris Hardacre
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00227C

The Development Of A New Generation Of Methyl Chloride Synthesis Catalyst
David Lennon, Alastair McInroy, John Winfield, Christopher Dudman and Peter Jones
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00202H

Ammonia decomposition catalysis using lithium-calcium imide
Joshua W. Makepeace, Hazel M. A. Hunter, Thomas J. Wood, Ronald I. Smith, Claire A. Murray and
William I. F. David
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00179J

A transition metal oxofluoride offering advantages in electrocatalysis and potential use in applications
Henrik Svengren, Natallia Torapava, Ioannis Athanassiadis, Imran Sk Ali and Mats Johnsson
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00169B

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Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy for Biomedical Applications – submit a poster

We are delighted to share with you a few of the Accepted Manuscripts that will be discussed at the upcoming Faraday Discussions meeting on the theme of Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy for Biomedical Applications.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Max Diem (Northeastern University, USA)
  • Wolfgang Petrich (Roche Diagnostics and Heidelberg University, Germany)
  • Fiona Lyng (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland)
  • Achim Kohler (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway)
  • Duncan Graham (University of Strathclyde, UK)
  • And many more

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Submit your poster abstract by 11 January 2016 and get involved

Registration is now open – register by 1 February 2016 to receive a discount

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Papers presented at the meeting in Cambridge will include:

Biofluid infrared spectro-diagnostics: pre-analytical considerations for clinical applications.
Lila Lovergne, Pascaline Bouzy, Valérie Untereiner, Roselyne Garnotel, Matthew J Baker, Gérard Thiéfin and Ganesh D Sockalingum
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00184F

Fiber-optic Raman spectroscopy for in vivo diagnosis of gastric dysplasia
Jianfeng Wang, Kan Lin, Wei Zheng, KY Ho, M Teh, KG Yeoh and Zhiwei Huang
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00151J

Mie scatter corrections in single cell infrared microspectroscopy
Tatiana Konevskikh, Rozalia Lukacs, Reinhold Blümel, Arkadi Ponossov and Achim Kohler
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00171D

Label-free classification of colon cancer grading using infrared spectral histopathology
Claus Kuepper, Frederik Großerüschkamp, Angela Kallenbach-Thieltges, Axel Mosig, Andrea Tannapfel and Klaus Gerwert
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00157A

Vibrational spectroscopy in sensing radiobiological effects: analyses of targeted and non-targeted effects in human keratinocytes
Aidan D Meade, Orla Howe, Valérie Untereiner, Ganesh D Sockalingum, Hugh Byrne and Fiona Lyng
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00208G

InfraRed Imaging of Small Molecules in Living Cells: from In Vitro Metabolic Analysis to Cytopathology
Luca Quaroni, Theodora Zlateva, Katia Wehbe and Gianfelice Cinque
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00156K

New IR Imaging modalities for Cancer detection and for Intra-Cell Chemical mapping with a sub-diffraction mid-IR s-SNOM.
Chris Phillips, Hemmel Amrania, Laurence Drummond, Charles R Coombes, Sami Shousha, Laura N Woodley, Kenny Weir, Will Hart and Ian Carter
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00150A

Advancements in quantum cascade laser-based infrared microscopy of aqueous media
Katharina Haase, Niels Kröger-Lui, Annemarie Pucci, Arthur Schönhals and Wolfgang Petrich
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00177C

Towards quantitative molecular mapping of cells by Raman microscopy: using AFM for decoupling molecular concentration and cell topography
Radu Boitor, Faris Sinjab, Stephanie Strohbuecker, Virginie Sottile and Ioan Notingher
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00172B

Rapid Characterisation of Klebsiella oxytoca Isolates from Contaminated Liquid Hand Soap Using Mass Spectrometry, FTIR and Raman Spectroscopy
Ralf Dieckmann, Jens Andre Hammerl, Hartmut Hahmann , Amal Wicke, Sylvia Kleta, Piotr Wojciech Dabrowski, Andreas Nitsche, Maren Stämmler, Sascha Al Dahouk and Peter Lasch
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00165J

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Single Entity Electrochemistry – oral deadline 14 December

We hope you will be able to join us for the Faraday Discussions meeting on Single Entity Electrochemistry taking place in York, UK from 31 August–2 September, 2016 which will cover the following themes:

  • Nanoscale single entities
  • Nanopores
  • Reactions on surfaces at the nanoscale
  • Molecular microanalysis

The papers presented and a record of the discussions at the meeting will be published in the corresponding volume of Faraday Discussions.

The oral/paper abstract deadline is 14 December 2015.

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Submit your abstract by 14 December to get involved!

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You can find more details on our website about what makes Faraday Discussions different from other meetings.

Check out these recent reviews and original research articles on related topics from a selection of Royal Society of Chemistry journals:

A bidirection-adjustable ionic current rectification system based on a biconical micro-channel
Fengxia Chang, Cheng Chen, Xia Xie, Lisha Chen, Meixian Li and Zhiwei Zhu
Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 15316-15319
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05852J, Communication

Noble metal alloy complex nanostructures: controllable synthesis and their electrochemical property
Hui-ling Liu, Farhat Nosheen and Xun Wang
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015,44, 3056-3078
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00478G, Review Article

Electrochemical detection of single micelles through ‘nano-impacts’
H. S. Toh and R. G. Compton
Chem. Sci., 2015,6, 5053-5058
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01635E, Edge Article
Open Access

Detection of 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in DNA via host–guest interactions inside α-hemolysin nanopores
Tao Zeng, Lei Liu, Ting Li, Yuru Li, Juan Gao, Yuliang Zhao and Hai-Chen Wu
Chem. Sci., 2015,6, 5628-5634
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01436K, Edge Article
Open Access

Impact of distributions and mixtures on the charge transfer properties of graphene nanoflakes
Hongqing Shi, Robert J. Rees, Manolo C. Per and Amanda S. Barnard
Nanoscale, 2015,7, 1864-1871
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR06123C, Paper

Single-crystalline dendritic bimetallic and multimetallic nanocubes
Yun Kuang, Ying Zhang, Zhao Cai, Guang Feng, Yingying Jiang, Chuanhong Jin, Jun Luo and Xiaoming Sun
Chem. Sci., 2015,6, 7122-7129
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01947H, Edge Article
Open Access

Kinetics of CO/CO2 and H2/H2O reactions at Ni-based and ceria-based solid-oxide-cell electrodes
Christopher Graves, Christodoulos Chatzichristodoulou and Mogens B. Mogensen
Faraday Discuss., 2015,182, 75-95
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00048C, Paper
From themed collection Solid Oxide Electrolysis: Fuels and Feedstocks from Water and Air

A microfluidic platform for quantitative measurements of effective protein charges and single ion binding in solution
Therese W. Herling, Paolo Arosio, Thomas Müller, Sara Linse and Tuomas P. J. Knowles
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015,17, 12161-12167
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP00746A, Paper

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Ultrafast Imaging of Photochemical Dynamics – oral deadline 14 December

We hope you will be able to join us for the Faraday Discussions meeting on Ultrafast Imaging of Photochemical Dynamics taking place in Edinburgh, UK from 31 August–2 September, 2016 which will cover the following themes:

  • Electronic and adiabatic dynamics
  • Attosecond processes and X-ray spectroscopy
  • Structural dynamics
  • Vibrational and condensed phase dynamics

The papers presented and a record of the discussions at the meeting will be published in the corresponding volume of Faraday Discussions.

The oral/paper abstract deadline is 14 December 2015.

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Submit your abstract by 14 December to get involved!

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You can find more details on our website about what makes Faraday Discussions different from other meetings.

Check out these recent reviews and original research articles on related topics from a selection of Royal Society of Chemistry journals:

Single-molecule interfacial electron transfer dynamics of porphyrin on TiO2 nanoparticles: dissecting the interfacial electric field and electron accepting state density dependent dynamics
Vishal Govind Rao, Bharat Dhital and H. Peter Lu
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 16821-16824
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC06451A, Communication

Attosecond imaging
Marc J. J. Vrakking
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014,16, 2775-2789
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP53659A, Perspective
From themed collection Imaging molecular dynamics

Comparison of rhenium–porphyrin dyads for CO2 photoreduction: photocatalytic studies and charge separation dynamics studied by time-resolved IR spectroscopy
Christopher D. Windle, Michael W. George, Robin N. Perutz, Peter A. Summers, Xue Zhong Sun and Adrian C. Whitwood
Chem. Sci., 2015,6, 6847-6864
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02099A, Edge Article
Open Access

Charge transfer and ultrafast nuclear motions: the complex structural dynamics of an electronically excited triamine
Xinxin Cheng, Yan Gao, Fedor Rudakov and Peter M. Weber
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03042K, Edge Article
Open Access

Ultrafast charge transfer dynamics in supramolecular Pt(II) donor–bridge–acceptor assemblies: the effect of vibronic coupling
Paul A. Scattergood, Milan Delor, Igor V. Sazanovich, Michael Towrie and Julia A. Weinstein
Faraday Discuss., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00103J, Paper

Watching the dynamics of electrons and atoms at work in solar energy conversion
S. E. Canton, X. Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Zhang, M. Pápai, A. Corani, A. L. Smeigh, G. Smolentsev, K. Attenkofer, G. Jennings, C. A. Kurtz, F. Li, T. Harlang, D. Vithanage, P. Chabera, A. Bordage, L. Sun, S. Ott, K. Wärnmark and V. Sundström
Faraday Discuss., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00084J, Paper

Photoinduced dynamics of a cyanine dye: parallel pathways of non-radiative deactivation involving multiple excited-state twisted transients
Srigokul Upadhyayula, Vicente Nuñez, Eli M. Espinoza, Jillian M. Larsen, Duoduo Bao, Dewen Shi, Jenny T. Mac, Bahman Anvari and Valentine I. Vullev
Chem. Sci., 2015,6, 2237-2251
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC02881C, Edge Article
Open Access

Photophysics of Auramine-O: electronic structure calculations and nonadiabatic dynamics simulations
Bin-Bin Xie, Shu-Hua Xia, Xue-Ping Chang and Ganglong Cui
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP05312A, Paper

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Carbon Capture and Storage – oral deadline 16 November

We hope you will be able to join us for the Faraday Discussions meeting on Carbon Capture and Storage taking place in Sheffield, UK from 18–20 July, 2016 which will cover the following themes:

  • Current CCS technology
  • Future CCS technology
  • Recent advances in modelling
  • CO2 end use and disposal: storage or utilisation?

The papers presented and a record of the discussions at the meeting will be published in the corresponding volume of Faraday Discussions.

The oral/paper abstract deadline is 16 November 2015.

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Submit your abstract by 16 November to get involved!

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You can find more details on our website about what makes Faraday Discussions different from other meetings.

Check out these recent reviews and original research articles on related topics from a selection of Royal Society of Chemistry journals:

The twelve Principles of CO2 CHEMISTRY
Martyn Poliakoff, Walter Leitner and Emilia S. Streng
Faraday Discuss., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD90078F, Paper
Open Access

Using dinuclear catalysts to prepare polycarbonates
Ni Yi, Junjuda Unruangsri, John Shaw and Charlotte K. Williams
Faraday Discuss., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00073D, Paper

Closing the loop: captured CO2 as a feedstock in the chemical industry
Alexander Otto, Thomas Grube, Sebastian Schiebahn and Detlef Stolten
Energy Environ. Sci., 2015,8, 3283-3297
DOI: 10.1039/C5EE02591E, Paper

The increased CO2 adsorption performance of chitosan-derived activated carbons with nitrogen-doping
J. Fujiki and K. Yogo
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC06934C, Communication

Finely tuning MOFs towards high-performance post-combustion CO2 capture materials
Qian Wang, Junfeng Bai, Zhiyong Lu, Yi Pan and Xiaozeng You
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC07751F, Feature Article

Highly effective CO2 capture using super-fine PVDF hollow fiber membranes with sub-layer large cavities
Ali Ghodsi, Hossein Fashandi, Mohammad Zarrebini, Mohammad Mahdi Abolhasani and Mohsen Gorji
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 92234-92253
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA19022C, Paper

Triptycene based 1,2,3-triazole linked network polymers (TNPs): small gas storage and selective CO2 capture
Snehasish Mondal and Neeladri Das
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5TA06939D, Paper

A urea-assisted template method to synthesize mesoporous N-doped CeO2 for CO2 capture
Yangang Wang, Chaochuang Yin, Hengfei Qin, Yunzhu Wang, Yaguang Li, Xi Li, Yuanhui Zuo, Shifei Kang and Lifeng Cui
Dalton Trans., 2015,44, 18718-18722
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT03562G, Communication

Grafting alkylamine in UiO-66 by charge-assisted coordination bonds for carbon dioxide capture from high-humidity flue gas
Lu-Jian Li, Pei-Qin Liao, Chun-Ting He, Yong-Sheng Wei, Hao-Long Zhou, Jiao-Min Lin, Xu-Yu Li and Jie-Peng Zhang
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015,3, 21849-21855
DOI: 10.1039/C5TA05997F, Paper

Molecular simulation of low temperature argon adsorption in several models of IRMOF-1 with defects and structural disorder
L. Sarkisov
Dalton Trans., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT03498A, Paper

On the origin of preferred bicarbonate production from carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in aqueous 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol (AMP)
Haley M. Stowe, Linas Vilčiauskas, Eunsu Paek and Gyeong S. Hwang
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015,17, 29184-29192
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP04876A, Paper

Two robust metal–organic frameworks with uncoordinated N atoms for CO2 adsorption
Guo-Jian Ren, Yan-Qing Liu, Tong-Liang Hu and Xian-He Bu
CrystEngComm, 2015,17, 8198-8201
DOI: 10.1039/C5CE01340B, Communication

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Nanoparticles with Morphological and Functional Anisotropy – oral deadline 19 October

We hope you will be able to join us for the Faraday Discussions meeting on Nanoparticles with Morphological and Functional Anisotropy taking place in Glasgow, UK from 4–6 July, 2016 which will cover the following themes:

  • Anisotropic nanoparticles – synthesis, formation mechanisms and novel characterisation tools
  • Janus and patchy particles – properties of particles with two or multiple domains
  • Particles at interfaces – morphology-dependent wetting processes and self-assembly at interfaces
  • Biomedical applications – targeting to bioimaging and drug delivery

The papers presented and a record of the discussions at the meeting will be published in the corresponding volume of Faraday Discussions.

The oral/paper abstract deadline is 19 October 2015.

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Submit your abstract today!

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You can find more details on our website about what makes Faraday Discussions different from other meetings. These recent Faraday Discussions issues may be of interest to you:

Check out these recent reviews and original research articles on related topics from a selection of Royal Society of Chemistry journals:

New tools for observing the growth and assembly of colloidal inorganic nanocrystals
A. Paul Alivisatos, Hoduk Cho and Jungwon Park
Faraday Discuss., 2015, 181, 15-18
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD90056E

Anisotropically branched metal nanostructures
Enyi Ye, Michelle D. Regulacio, Shuang-Yuan Zhang, Xian Jun Loh and Ming-Yong Han
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 6001-6017
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00213C

Self-assembly of “patchy” nanoparticles: a versatile approach to functional hierarchical materials
David J. Lunn, John R. Finnegan and Ian Manners
Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 3663-3673
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01141H
Open Access

Magnetic field-induced self-assembly of iron oxide nanocubes
Gurvinder Singh, Henry Chan, T. Udayabhaskararao, Elijah Gelman, Davide Peddis, Artem Baskin, Gregory Leitus, Petr Král and Rafal Klajn
Faraday Discuss., 2015, 181, 403-421
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00265B
Open Access

Impacts of gold nanoparticle charge and ligand type on surface binding and toxicity to Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria
Z. Vivian Feng, Ian L. Gunsolus, Tian A. Qiu, Katie R. Hurley, Lyle H. Nyberg, Hilena Frew, Kyle P. Johnson, Ariane M. Vartanian, Lisa M. Jacob, Samuel E. Lohse, Marco D. Torelli, Robert J. Hamers, Catherine J. Murphy and Christy L. Haynes
Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 5186-5196
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00792E
Open Access

Predicting the structure and interfacial activity of diblock brush, mixed brush, and Janus-grafted nanoparticles
Jason Koski, Huikuan Chao and Robert A. Riggleman
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 5440-5443
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08659G

Nanoparticle shape anisotropy and photoluminescence properties: Europium containing ZnO as a Model Case
Melanie Gerigk, Philipp Ehrenreich, Markus R. Wagner, Ilona Wimmer, Juan Sebastian Reparaz, Clivia M. Sotomayor Torres, Lukas Schmidt-Mende and Sebastian Polarz
Nanoscale, 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5NR02550H

Insights into mechanisms of capillary assembly
Songbo Ni, Jessica Leemann, Heiko Wolf and Lucio Isa
Faraday Discuss., 2015, 181, 225-242
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00250D

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Nanoparticle Assembly: From Fundamentals to Applications – submit a poster

We are delighted to share with you a few of the Accepted Manuscripts that will be discussed at the upcoming Faraday Discussions meeting on the theme of Nanoparticle Assembly: From Fundamentals to Applications.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Steve Granick (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Michael Rubenstein (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Guruswamy Kumaraswamy (CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory)
  • Daan Frenkel (University of Cambridge)
  • Andrea Tao (University of California, San Diego), and many more.

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Submit your poster abstract by 26 October and get involved

Registration is now open – register by 16 November to receive a discount

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Papers presented at the meeting in Mumbai will include:

Effects of co-ordination number on the nucleation behaviour in many-component self-assembly
Daan Frenkel, Aleks Reinhardt and Chon Pan Ho
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00135H

Modular, Polymer-Directed Nanoparticle Assembly for Fabricating Metamaterials
Gurunatha K. Laxminarayana, Matthew Rozin, Stephanie Smith and Andrea R Tao
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00134J

Interplay between Polymer Chain Conformation and Nanoparticles Assembly in Model Industrial Silica/Rubber Nanocomposites
Adrien Bouty, Laurent Petitjean, Julien Chatard, Rachid Matmour, Christophe Degrandcourt, Ralf Schweins, Florian Meneau, Paweł Kwaśniewski, Francois Boué, Marc Couty and Jacques Jestin
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00130G

Dewetting dynamics of gold film on graphene: Implications for nanoparticle formation
Sadanandam Namsani and Jayant K Singh
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00118H

Revealing nanocomposites filler structure by swelling and small-angle X-ray scattering
Guilhem Baeza, Anne-Caroline Genix, Nathalie Paupy-Peyronnet, Christophe Degrandcourt, Marc Couty and Julian Oberdisse
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00117J

Dynamics of Dissipative Self-Assembly of Particles Interacting through Oscillatory Forces
Mario Tagliazucchi and Igal Szleifer
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00115C

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Liquid Salts for Energy and Materials – oral deadline 7 September

Liquid Salts for Energy and Materials Faraday Discussion 11-13 May 2016 Ningbo, China

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We hope you will be able to join us for the Faraday Discussions meeting on Liquid Salts for Energy and Materials taking place in Ningbo, China from 11–13 May, 2016 which will cover the following themes:

  • Benefits to energy efficiency and environmental impact
  • Improvements of energy conversion and storage
  • Developments for nuclear reactors and spent fuels processing
  • Advancement in knowledge of phenomena and processes

The papers presented and a record of the discussions at the meeting will be published in the corresponding volume of Faraday Discussions.

We are pleased to announce the oral/paper abstract deadline is now 7 September 2015.

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Submit your abstract today!

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You can find more details on our website about what makes Faraday Discussions different from other meetings.

Check out these recent reviews and original research articles in the area of liquid salts for energy and materials from a selection of Royal Society of Chemistry journals:

Ionic liquids for energy, materials, and medicine
M. Smiglak, J. M. Pringle, X. Lu, L. Han, S. Zhang, H. Gao, D. R. MacFarlane and R. D. Rogers
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 9228-9250
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02021A

Non-aqueous electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries
A. Ponrouch, D. Monti, A. Boschin, B. Steen, P. Johansson and M. R. Palacín
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 22-42
DOI:
10.1039/C4TA04428B

Ionic liquid based EDLCs: influence of carbon porosity on electrochemical performance
Asa Noofeli, Peter J. Hall and Anthony J. R. Rennie
Faraday Discuss., 2014, 172, 163-177
DOI:
10.1039/C4FD00057A

Activation of CO2 by ionic liquid EMIM–BF4 in the electrochemical system: a theoretical study
Yuanqing Wang, Makoto Hatakeyama, Koji Ogata, Masamitsu Wakabayashi, Fangming Jin and Shinichiro Nakamura
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP02008E

Physical properties of high Li-ion content N-propyl-N-methylpyrrolidinium bis(fluorosulfonyl)imide based ionic liquid electrolytes
Hyungook Yoon, Adam S. Best, Maria Forsyth, Douglas R. MacFarlane and Patrick C. Howlett
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 4656-4663
DOI: 10.1039/C4CP05333H

Preparation of nanodiamonds from carbon nanoparticles at atmospheric pressure
Ali Reza Kamali and Derek J. Fray
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 5594-5597
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00233H

A novel recovery process for lipids from microalgæ for biodiesel production using a hydrated phosphonium ionic liquid
Magdalena Olkiewicz, Martin P. Caporgno, Josep Font, Jack Legrand, Olivier Lepine, Natalia V. Plechkova, Jeremy Pruvost, Kenneth R. Seddon and Christophe Bengoa
Green Chem., 2015, 17, 2813-2824
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02448F

Electrical conductivity in two mixed-valence liquids
Wenzhi Yao, Steven P. Kelley, Robin D. Rogers and Thomas P. Vaid
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 14107-14114
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP01172H

Ionic liquids in the electrochemical valorisation of CO2
Manuel Alvarez-Guerra, Jonathan Albo, Enrique Alvarez-Guerra and Angel Irabien
Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5EE01486G

Computer simulations of ionic liquids at electrochemical interfaces
Céline Merlet, Benjamin Rotenberg, Paul A. Madden and Mathieu Salanne
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 15781-15792
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP52088A

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