Congratulations to our highly cited board members!

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We are proud to announce that 14 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers Board members are recognized in Clarivate Analytics list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2018, ranking them among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and publication year.

The board members are:

Editorial Board

Song Gao, Peking University, China
Jun Chen, Nankai University, China
Yi Lu, University of Illinois, USA
Nanfeng Zheng, Xiamen University, China

Advisory Board

Xile Hu, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Mercouri Kanatzidis, Northwestern University, USA
Yadong Li, Tsinghua University, China
Wenbin Lin, University of Chicago, USA
Yi Xie, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Hong-Cai Joe Zhou, Texas A&M University, USA
Xiao-ming Chen, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Qichun Zhang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yi Cui, Stanford University, USA
Christopher J Chang, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Below are a few of our picks from their publications in Frontiers Journals. Access is free to all these highlighted papers until 31 Jan 2019!

Zirconium trisulfide ultrathin nanosheets as efficient catalysts for water oxidation in both alkaline and neutral solutions
Junfeng Xie, Ruoxing Wang, Jian Bao, Xiaodong Zhang, Hao Zhang, Shuang Li and Yi Xie
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2014,1, 751-756
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4QI00127C

A flexible metal–organic framework with adaptive pores for high column-capacity gas chromatographic separation
Chun-Ting He, Zi-Ming Ye, Yan-Tong Xu, Yi Xie, Xin-Lu Lian, Jie-Peng Zhang and Xiao-Ming Chen
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2777-2783
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00684A

Rapid, green and inexpensive synthesis of high quality UiO-66 amino-functionalized materials with exceptional capability for removal of hexavalent chromium from industrial waste
Sofia Rapti, Anastasia Pournara, Debajit Sarma, Ioannis T. Papadas, Gerasimos S. Armatas, Youssef S. Hassan, Mohamed H. Alkordi, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis and Manolis J. Manos
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2016,3, 635-644
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5QI00303B

Recent developments of iron pincer complexes for catalytic applications
Gerald Bauer and Xile Hu
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2016,3, 741-765
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5QI00262A

Recent progress in crystalline metal chalcogenides as efficient photocatalysts for organic pollutant degradation
Lina Nie and Qichun Zhang
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1953-1962
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00651A

High-performance rechargeable aqueous Zn-ion batteries with a poly(benzoquinonyl sulfide) cathode
Gulbahar Dawut, Yong Lu, Licheng Miao and Jun Chen
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1391-1396
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00197A

Compound Q is finally deciphered
Ambika Bhagi-Damodaran and Yi Lu
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2015,2, 824-826
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5QI00117J

Dramatic impact of the lattice solvent on the dynamic magnetic relaxation of dinuclear dysprosium single-molecule magnets
Wan-Ying Zhang, Yi-Quan Zhang, Shang-Da Jiang, Wen-Bin Sun, Hong-Feng Li, Bing-Wu Wang, Peng Chen, Peng-Fei Yan and Song Gao
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1575-1586
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00266E

A single palladium site catalyst as a bridge for converting homogeneous to heterogeneous in dimerization of terminal aryl acetylenes
Chao Zhao, Haizhu Yu, Jing Wang, Wei Che, Zhijun Li, Tao Yao, Wensheng Yan, Min Chen, Jian Yang, Shiqiang Wei, Yuen Wu and Yadong Li
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 1317-1322
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00095F

Pyrolysis of metal–organic frameworks to hierarchical porous Cu/Zn-nanoparticle@carbon materials for efficient CO2 hydrogenation
Jingzheng Zhang, Bing An, Yahui Hong, Yaping Meng, Xuefu Hu, Cheng Wang, Jingdong Lin, Wenbin Lin and Yong Wang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2405-2409
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00328E

Cost-effective synthesis and solution processing of porous polymer networks through methanesulfonic acid-mediated aldol triple condensation
Zi-Hao Guo, Chenxu Wang, Qiang Zhang, Sai Che, Hong-Cai Zhou and Lei Fang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 396-401
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00485K

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Welcome to Issue 12 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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The latest InorgChemFront issue 12 is published online.

The front cover story, Rapid fabrication of SnO2 nanoparticle photocatalyst: computational understanding and photocatalytic degradation of organic dye is contributed by Yuanyuan Li, Qimei Yang, Zhongming Wang, Guoyu Wang, Bin Zhang, Qian Zhang and Dingfeng Yang.

The inside cover features a story on Heteroleptic β-diketonate Ln(III) complexes decorated with pyridyl substituted pyridazine ligands: synthesis, structure and luminescence properties by Viktoria V. Khistiaeva, Alexey S. Melnikov, Sofia O. Slavova, Vladimir V. Sizov, Galina L. Starova, Igor O. Koshevoy and Elena V. Grachova

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Hot articles in November 2018

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Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of November 2018!

You can access these publications for free till 31st January 2019 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

Organosilica-based ionogel derived nitrogen-doped microporous carbons for high performance supercapacitor electrodes
Peng Wang, Lumi Tao, Huan Luo, Dongyang Chen and Zailai Xie
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI01034J

 

Structural evolution and microwave dielectric properties of a novel Li3Mg2−x/3Nb1−2x/3TixO6 system with a rock salt structure
Xing Zhang, Bin Tang, Zixuan Fang, Hongyu Yang, Zhe Xiong, Lanxin Xue and Shuren Zhang
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00956B

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Welcome to Issue 11 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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The latest InorgChemFront issue 11 is published online.

 

The front cover story, Achieving photocatalytic hydrogen production from alkaline solution upon a designed mesoporous TiO2–Ni hybrid employing commonly used paper as a sacrificial electron donor, is contributed by Yi Wei, Jinyan Xiong, Weijie Li, Ravichandran H. Kollarigowda and Gang Cheng.

The inside cover features a story on Unveiling controlled breaking of the mirror symmetry of Eu(fod)3 with α-/β-pinene and BINAP by circularly polarised luminescence (CPL), CPL excitation, and 19F-/31P{1H}-NMR spectra and Mulliken charges by Abd Jalil Jalilah, Fumio Asanoma and Michiya Fujiki.

 

Following review article is included in current issue:

New synthetic strategies to prepare metal–organic frameworks
Peng Li, Fang-Fang Cheng, Wei-Wei Xiong and Qichun Zhang
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5,2693-2708
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00543E

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Hot articles in October 2018

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Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of October 2018!

You can access these publications for free till 31st December 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

 

Amorphous CuSnO3 nanospheres anchored on interconnected carbon networks for use as novel anode materials for high-performance sodium ion batteries
Yi Zhang, Limin Zhou, Fangyu Xiong, Han Tang, Qinyou An and Liqiang Mai
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2756-2762
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00862K

Two NbO-type MOFs based on linear and zigzag diisophthalate ligands: exploring the effect of ligand-originated MOF isomerization on gas adsorption properties
Yao Wang, Minghui He, Xiaoxia Gao, Yingying Zhang, Haoyan Zhong, Piao Long, Xia Wang and Yabing He
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2811-2817
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00946E

From ZIF nanoparticles to hierarchically porous carbon: toward very high surface area and high-performance supercapacitor electrode materials
Fangfang Wang, Liangkui Zhu, Ying Pan, Zhan Li, Pingping Yang, Mingqiu Song, Zhuangzhuang Gao, Qianrong Fang, Ming Xue and Shilun Qiu
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00832A

One step conversion of waste polyethylene to Cr3C2 nanorods and Cr2AlC particles under mild conditions
Liangbiao Wang, Weicheng Dai, Kailong Zhang, Tao Mei, Haoyun Zhuang, Shuoshuo Song, Shu Yang, Quanfa Zhou and Yitai Qian
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2893-2897
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00856F

 

 

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Welcome to Issue 10 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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The latest InorgChemFront issue 10 is published online.

The front cover story, Efficient elimination of U(VI) by polyethyleneimine-decorated fly ash, is contributed  by Hongwei Pang, Shuyi Huang, Yihan Wu, Dongxu Yang, Xiangxue Wang, Shujun Yu, Zhongshan Chen, Ahmed Alsaedi, Tasawar Hayat and Xiangke Wang.

The inside cover features a story on Solvent-induced framework-interpenetration isomers of Cu MOFs for efficient light hydrocarbon separation by Yutong Wang, Weidong Fan, Xia Wang, Yinfeng Han, Liangliang Zhang, Di Liu, Fangna Dai and Daofeng Sun.

Following review article is included in current issue:

Recent advances in inorganic material thermoelectrics
Pan Ren, Yamei Liu, Jian He, Tu Lv, Junling Gao and Guiying Xu
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2380-2398
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00366A

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Hot articles in September 2018

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Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of September 2018!

You can access these publications for free till 30th November 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org)

 

A dual-function battery for desalination and energy storage

Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, 5, 2522-2526
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00704G

 

High quantum yield and unusual photoluminescence behaviour in tetrahedral manganese(II) based on hybrid compounds

Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, 5, 2615-2619
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00793D

 

Tailoring yolk–shell FeP@carbon nanoboxes with engineered void space for pseudocapacitance-boosted lithium storage

Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, 5, 2605-2614
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00849C

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Congratulations to the JSCC Award Winners!

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This July the 68th conference of the Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry (JSCC) was held at Sendai International Centre, co-organised by The Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ). The event was a huge success, featuring over 200 talks in both English and Japanese spread over six sessions as well as almost 300 posters.

RSC’s Editorial Development Manager for Japan, Hiromitsu Urakami and  Dalton Transactions‘ Deputy Editor, Mike Andrews, were on-hand to award RSC poster prizes for the best student poster presentations.

The Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers award went to Aoyama Tomokazu of Tokyo Metropolitan University for his poster:

水素生成を目指した新規水溶性超分子システムの調製と触媒機能

(Preparation and catalytic activity of a novel water-soluble supramolecular system aimed at hydrogen production)

Aoyama Tomokazu (right) receiving his award from Mike Andrews (centre) and Hiro Urakami (left)

The CrystEngComm award went to Tomohiro Fujimoto of Osaka University, for his poster:

オスミウム錯体を触媒とするアルケンの1,2-アミノアルコール化反応における反応活性種の同定と反応性

(Identification and Reactivity of Active Species in the 1,2-Aminohydroxylation of Alkenes Catalyzed by an Osmium Complex)

Tomohiro Fujimoto (right) receiving his award from Mike Andrews (left)

The Dalton Transactions award went to Yuta Ohtsubo of Kyushu University, for his poster:

多孔性金属錯体を利用した水素分子の核スピン変換の促進

(Promotion of nuclear spin conversion of molecular hydrogen using a porous metal complex)

Yuto Ohtsubo (right) receiving his award from Mike Andrews (centre) and Hiro Urakami (left)

 

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers also awarded the best student oral presentation to Yuta Miyazaki of Osaka University, for his topic:

Construction and Evaluation of a Protein-based Functional Model of Methane-producing Enzyme

Yuta Miyazaki is showing his certificate and a colour changing RSC mug

 

The winners were given a journal certificate and a colour changing RSC mug! Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers poster prize winer and oral presentation prize winner were given 0ne year free subscription of Inorganic Chemstry Frontiers as well.

The RSC offers its hearty congratulations to all the winners!

 

 

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Welcome to Issue 9 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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The latest InorgChemFront issue 9 is published online.

The front cover story, Surprising formation of quasi-stable Tc(VI) in high ionic strength alkaline media, is contributed  by Sayandev Chatterjee, Gabriel B. Hall, Isaac E. Johnson, Yingge Du, Eric D. Walter, Nancy M. Washton and Tatiana G. Levitskaia.

Following review type article is included in current issue:

An overview on Pd-based electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction
Shreya Sarkar and Sebastian C. Peter
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2060-2080
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00042E

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Hot articles in August 2018

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Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of August 2018!

You can access these publications for free till 31st October 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org)

Porous Fe–N-codoped carbon microspheres: an efficient and durable electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction

Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00592C

Graphical abstract: Porous Fe–N-codoped carbon microspheres: an efficient and durable electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction

 

A novel co-crystallization molecular ferroelectric induced by the ordering of sulphate anions and hydrogen atoms

Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00424B

Graphical abstract: A novel co-crystallization molecular ferroelectric induced by the ordering of sulphate anions and hydrogen atoms

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