The front cover story, Ba2ZnSc(BO3)3 and Ba4Zn5Sc2(BO3)8: first examples of borates in the Zn–Sc–B–O system featuring special structure configurations,is contributed by Yanna Chen, Min Zhang, Cong Hu, Zhihua Yang and Shilie Pan.
The inside cover features a story on Controlled flexibility of porous coordination polymers by shifting the position of the –CH3 group around coordination sites and their highly efficient gas separation, by Jingui Duan, Qiang Zhang, Suna Wang, Bihang Zhou, Jiajia Sun and Wanqin Jin.
Following review type article is included in current issue:
Crystal chemistry and thermoelectric transport of layered AM2X2 compounds
Wanyue Peng, Sevan Chanakian and Alexandra Zevalkink
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1744-1759
Metal–organic framework nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging
Michael Peller, Konstantin Böll, Andreas Zimpel and Stefan Wuttke
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1760-1779