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Outstanding Reviewers for Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018, as selected by the editorial team, for their significant contribution to the journal. The reviewers have been chosen based on the number, timeliness and quality of the reports completed over the last 12 months.

We would like to say a big thank you to those individuals listed here as well as to all of the reviewers that have supported the journal. Each Outstanding Reviewer will receive a certificate to give recognition for their significant contribution.

Prof Dr Xian-He Bu, Nankai University, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2646-7974
Dr Rui Cao, Shaanxi Normal University, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1821-9583
Dr Kang Min Ok, Sogang University, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7195-9089
Dr Shengjie Peng, National University of Singapore, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6565-836X
Dr Jinkui Tang, Chang Chun Institute of Applied Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8600-7718
Dr, Pinxian Xi, Lanzhou University, https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5064-5622
Professor Qiang Zhang, Tsinghua University, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3929-1541
Professor Qichun Zhang, Nanyang Technological University, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1854-8659
Prof Dr Chunyi Zhi, City University of Hong Kong, https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6766-5953
Dr Xiaoxin Zou, Jilin University, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4143-9274

We would also like to thank the Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers board and the inorganic chemistry community for their continued support of the journal, as authors, reviewers and readers.

 

If you would like to become a reviewer for our journal, just email us (InorgChemFrontiersED@rsc.org) with details of your research interests and an up-to-date CV or résumé.  You can find more details in our author and reviewer resource centre

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Welcome to Issue 3 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Scalable synthesis of one-dimensional Na2Li2Ti6O14 nanofibers as ultrahigh rate capability anodes for lithium-ion batteries is contributed by Chao Wang, Xing Xin, Miao Shu, Shuiping Huang, Yang Zhang and Xing Li.

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Hot articles in February 2019

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of February 2019!

You can access these publications for free till 30 April 2019 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

MoS2-modified graphite felt as a high performance electrode material for zinc–polyiodide redox flow batteries
Jian Liu, Ting Ma, Meng Zhou, Shuang Liu, Jin Xiao, Zhanliang Tao and Jun Chen
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI01341A

In situ nitroso formation induced structural diversity of uranyl coordination polymers
Xiang-He Kong, Kong-Qiu Hu, Qun-Yan Wu, Lei Mei, Ji-Pan Yu, Zhi-Fang Chai, Chang-Ming Nie and Wei-Qun Shi
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI01394B

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Welcome to Issue 2 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Fabrication of a 1D Mn3O4 nano-rod electrode for aqueous asymmetric supercapacitors and capacitive deionization is contributed by Hao Zhang, Dun Liu, Yuquan Wei, Aiyang Li, Bo Liu, Ying Yuan, Haichuan Zhang, Guanghe Li and Fang Zhang.

The inside cover features a story on A robust CdS/In2O3 hierarchical heterostructure derived from a metal–organic framework for efficient visible-light photocatalytic hydrogen productio  by Jia-Tong Ren, Kun Yuan, Ke Wu, Liang Zhou and Ya-Wen Zhang.

Following review article is included in current issue:

Recent progress in ligand-centered homogeneous electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction
Geng-Geng Luo, Hai-Lin Zhang, Yun-Wen Tao, Qiao-Yu Wu, Dan Tian and Qichun Zhang
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019,6, 343-354
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI01220B

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Welcome to Issue 1 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

The latest InorgChemFront issue 1 is published online.

The front cover story, From ZIF nanoparticles to hierarchically porous carbon: toward very high surface area and high-performance supercapacitor electrode materials, is contributed by Fangfang Wang, Liangkui Zhu, Ying Pan, Zhan Li, Pingping Yang, Mingqiu Song, Zhuangzhuang Gao, Qianrong Fang, Ming Xue and Shilun Qiu.

The inside cover features a story on Dinuclear lanthanide–lithium complexes based on fluorinated β-diketonate with acetal group: magnetism and effect of crystal packing on mechanoluminescence, by Denis N. Bazhin, Yulia S. Kudyakova, Artem S. Bogomyakov, Pavel A. Slepukhin, Grigory A. Kim, Yanina V. Burgart and Victor I. Saloutin.

 

Following review article is included in current issue:

Ultrafast synthesis of zeolites: breakthrough, progress and perspective
Zhendong Liu, Jie Zhu, Toru Wakihara and Tatsuya Okubo
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019,6, 14-31
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00939B

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Congratulations to our highly cited board members!

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, South China University of Technology, 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
Chunhua Yan, Peking University, China

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

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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Welcome to Issue 11 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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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Welcome to Issue 10 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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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Welcome to Issue 9 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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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