HOT articles in April 2019

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Materials Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of April 2019!

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

 

Exploring the microscopic mechanism of pseudocapacitance with electronic structures in monolayer 1T-MoS2 electrodes for supercapacitors
Zhenzhou Zhang, Maokun Wu, Lijing Wang, Jin Wang, Yahui Cheng, Luyan Li, Hong Dong, Hui Liu, Zhanglian Hong, Kyeongjae Cho, Feng Lu, Weichao Wang and Wei-Hua Wang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00060G

Fluorescent thermometer based on a quinolinemalononitrile copolymer with aggregation-induced emission characteristics
Jinfeng Yang, Kaizhi Gu, Chuanxing Shi, Meng Li, Ping Zhao and Wei-Hong Zhu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00147F

Heavy atom-free semiconducting polymer with high singlet oxygen quantum yield for prostate cancer synergistic phototherapy
Jian Shen, Jianjiao Chen, Zhen Ke, Dengfeng Zou, Liguo Sun and Jianhua Zou
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00158A

Drastic photoluminescence modulation of an organic molecular crystal with high pressure
Junjie Guan, Chunfang Zhang, Dexiang Gao, Xingyu Tang, Xiao Dong, Xiaohuan Lin, Yajie Wang, Xinxin Wang, Lin Wang, Hyun Hwi Lee, Jialiang Xu, Haiyan Zheng, Kuo Li and Ho-kwang Mao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00082H

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Introducing Materials Chemistry Frontiers Community Board

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We are delighted to announce that the first researchers have joined our Materials Chemistry Frontiers Community Board. This Board is made up of up-and-coming researchers who are at the early stage of their independent career.

This board will provide a channel for communication between the materials emerging investigators community and the editorial office and Editorial Board. The board members will provide essential feedback and advice on the perception of the journal in their community, as well as being ambassadors for the journal.

Read more about our Community Board members below.

Tayebeh Ameri
Tayebeh Ameri is a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Chair of Physical Chemistry, at the University of Munich (LMU). After obtained her master degree in Solid State Physics at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in Iran, she joined Konarka GmbH Austria and received her PhD in Engineering Sciences from Johannes Kepler University Linz in 2010. Afterwards, she worked as postdoctoral researcher and group leader in the department of Material Science and Engineering at Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and carried out her Habilitation at FAU from 2013 till 2017. Her main research interests include investigation and development of organic and hybrid optoelectronic devices with a focus on energy applications. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed original and review papers in reputed international journals.
Derya Baran
Derya Baran is Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. Originally from Turkey, she received her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Friedrich-Alexander Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Germany in 2014. She then received the Helmholtz Association postdoc grant and pursued joint post-doctoral studies at Jülich Research Center, Germany and Imperial Collage London, UK. Since January 2017, she is an assistant professor at KAUST. Her research group (OMEGALAB) focus on the engineering smart materials for organic electronic applications; in particular solar cells and thermoelectrics.
Changle Chen
Changle Chen is a Professor in the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Science and Technology in China. He obtained his BS degree from University of Science and Technology of China, and PhD from the University of Chicago, USA. After postdoctoral studies at Northwestern University and some time at Celanese Corporation, he started his independent career as a professor at USTC in 2013. His current research focuses on development of new catalysts and new strategies for olefin polymerization and copolymerization. His notable awards include American Chemical Society DIC Young Investigator Award, IUPAC Prizes-Honorable Mention, National 1000 Young Talents Plan, Chinese Chemical Society Award for Outstanding Young Chemist, The Society of Polymer Science Japan International Leading Young Scientist and NSFC Excellent Young Scholar Fellowship.
Sijie Chen
Sijie Chen is an Assistant Professor at Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine, KI, Hong Kong. She obtained her PhD from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2013. She received the Endeavour fellowship and worked as an Endeavour Fellow in University of Melbourne and a visiting scientist in Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) in 2015. Thereafter, she joined Karolinksa Institutet (KI) in Sweden as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Chen was recruited as an Assistant Professor at Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine, KI, Hong Kong in 2017. Her current research interests focus on the development of new luminescent materials and techniques for biological research.
Xiaoyu Cao
Xiaoyu Cao is a Professor at the Department of Chemistry at Xiamen University, China. He received his B.S. from Peking University, China and PhD from Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, supervised by Nobel laureate Professor Jean-Marie Lehn. From 2009 to 2011, he was awarded a Marie-Curie IntraEuropean Fellowship to work with Prof. E. W. (Bert) Meijer at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. He started his independent career as an associate professor in 2011 and became a professor in 2017 at Xiamen University. His research interests focus on molecular assembly, catassembly, supramolecular chemistry and organic electronics.
Dan Ding
Dan Ding is a Professor in the College of Life Sciences at Nanjing University, China. He received his PhD from Department of Polymer Science and Engineering in Nanjing University in 2010. After postdoctoral research in National University of Singapore, he joined Nankai University, where he is currently a professor in State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology, Key Laboratory of Bioactive Materials, Ministry of Education, and College of Life Sciences. He also conducted his work in The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as a visiting scholar. His current research focuses on the design and synthesis of smart/functional molecular imaging probes and exploration of their biomedical applications.
Kenneth Graham
Kenneth Graham is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky, USA. He earned a BS from UNC Chapel Hill, a PhD from the University of Florida under the supervision of Prof. John Reynolds, and worked as a SABIC post-doctoral fellow with Prof. Mike McGehee at Stanford University and Prof. Aram Amassian at KAUST.  He began his independent career at the University of Kentucky in 2014 and received a DOE CAREER award in 2017.  His current research interests center on using interfacial chemistries to manipulate optical and electronic properties of organic metal halide perovskites, applying photoelectron spectroscopies to investigate material and interface energetics, and understanding how these energetics influence organic metal halide perovskite based photovoltaics and organic thermoelectric materials.
Xinggui Gu
Xinggui Gu is a Professor at Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT). He received his BS from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), before coming to Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS) for PhD. After PhD in 2013, he continued as a postdoctoral fellowship in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers. His research interests focus on designing multifunctional luminescent materials (especially AIEgens), investigating the photophysical properties, and extending their applications in optoelectronics and biomedicine.
Yuning Hong
Yuning Hong is a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. She obtained her PhD from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in Prof Ben Zhong Tang’s group, followed by postdoctoral training in Dartmouth College. She returned to HKUST as a Research Assistant Professor before moving to University of Melbourne as a McKenzie Fellow. She joined the faculty of La Trobe University in Melbourne in late 2016. Her research focuses on the design and synthesis of new fluorescent probes, mainly aggregation‐induced‐emission fluorogens, with sensitivity to protein misfolding and modifications in the cellular environment.
Yingying Lu
Yingying Lu is a tenure-track professor in the School of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Zhejiang University, China. She received her PhD degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University, USA in 2014. From Oct 2014 to Oct 2015, she worked as a postdoctoral scholar in the department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, USA. In Oct 2015, she joined Zhejiang University as a tenure-track professor via Thousand Youth Talents Program in China. She was nominated to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list in 2016, Forbes 30 Under 30 China list in 2017 and received the Qiu Shi Outstanding Young Scholar Award at the Qiu Shi Foundation, Hong Kong in 2018. Her research interests include electrolyte design in secondary batteries and materials design for solving safety problems in lithium-based batteries.
ZhongAn Li
ZhongAn Li is a Full Professor in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China. He received his PhD in Materials Physics and Chemistry from Wuhan University (WHU) in 2009, and his PhD thesis won the nomination award of National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of China in 2012. In 2009-2016, he worked with Prof. Alex Jen at University of Washington, Seattle, as a postdoctoral research associate and then as an acting instructor. His research focuses on the design, synthesis and characterization of new organic/polymeric optoelectric materials. He has published 69 scientific papers with an h-index of 27.
T. N. Narayanan
T. N. Narayanan is a faculty at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Hyderabad, India from 2014 onwards. He has received his PhD from Cochin University, India and did his post-doctoral studies at Rice University, USA before moving to CSIR-CECRI, India as a Scientist Fellow in 2013. His group works on the development of nanomaterials and their interfaces for energy and environmental applications. The energy applications include novel nanomaterials and their mesoscopic interfaces for catalysis and battery electrodes. Studies on ion transport membranes is another key area of his research. He has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications to his credits. He also works on molecular transport and on the theoretical and experimental possibilities of molecular circuitries and devices.
Shohei Saito
Shohei Saito is an Associate Professor of Kyoto University, Korea. He received his PhD from Kyoto University in 2010 under the tutelage of Atsuhiro Osuka. After his studies on physical organic chemistry in the group of Shigehiro Yamaguchi at Nagoya University, Japan, he has been an Associate Professor of Kyoto University since 2016. His research interest focuses on photochemistry of synthetic molecules and materials that can create new technology.
Takaya Terashima
Takaya Terashima is an Associate Professor in the Department of Polymer Chemistry at Kyoto University, Japan. He received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Kyoto University, under the direction of Professor Mitsuo Sawamoto. He joined the Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering at Kyoto University in 2007. He also worked as a visiting researcher in Eindhoven University of Technology (2009-2010). He received several awards including the Young Scientist Lecture Award (2013) from The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, PJ ZEON Award for Outstanding Papers in Polymer Journal 2016, and The Young Scientists’ Prize form The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minster of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (2016). His research interests focus on precision polymer synthesis, controlled self-assembly systems, functional polymer materials.
Youhong Tang
Youhong Tang is an Associate Professor and was an Australian Research Council-Discovery Early Career Researcher (ARC-DECRA) at Flinders University. Currently, he is the Deputy Director of International Laboratory for Health Technologies, a research leader in Institute for NanoScale Science and Technology and Medical Device Research Institute in Flinders University, Australia. He was elected as a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK in 2018. He obtained his PhD degree in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2007 and moved to Flinders University in 2012 from the University of Sydney. He is a material science and engineering researcher with research interests mainly focused on (1) Structure-processing-property relationship of polymeric (nano)composites and (2) Biomaterials, biosensors and their devices with aggregation-induced emission features.
Reji Varghese
Reji Varghese is an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram, India. He received his PhD in 2007 from NIIST, India under the supervision of Professor Ayyappanpillai Ajayaghosh. Subsequently, he spent two years (2007-2009) in the group of Professor Hans-Achim Wagenknecht at the University of Regensburg, Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellow and one year (2009-2010) in Professor Hao Yan’s group at the Arizona State University, USA as a post-doc fellow. His current research focuses on the design of DNA nanostructures using the principles of supramolecular chemistry for biomedical and nanotechnology applications.
Yan Wei
Dr. Yan Wei is an Associate Clinical Professor at Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, China. She received her PhD in Peking University. She was awarded with “Ten thousand plan” National high-level Young talents, the Beijing Nova scholar and Fok Ying Tung Young Teachers. She is also the winner of innovation award of science research outstanding achievement from minister of education, the first prize of central health care program, Outstanding Paper Award in the 14th Biomaterials Conference, and Outstanding Case Award in the 9th Annual Conference of Chinese Geriatric Dentistry. Her research focuses on designing biocompatible microenvironment for maxillofacial bone regeneration.
Jing Yu
Jing Yu is an Assistant Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a Singapore National Research Foundation Fellow, Class of 2019. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a PhD in Chemical Engineering in 2012. His PhD research under the supervision of Prof. Jacob Israelachvili focused on the nanomechanics of biomaterials and biomimetics. In 2014, Dr. Yu expanded his research interests towards polyelectrolytes brushes during his postdoc with Prof. Matthew Tirrell at the University of Chicago. The overall goal of Dr. Jing Yu’s research is to characterize the dynamic properties of interfaces with hierarchical structures, and to gain molecular-level control of soft interfaces to enable design of integrated, multifunctional interfaces.
Guoqing Zhang
Guoqing Zhang is a Professor of Chemistry at the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale at the University of Science and Technology of China, where he received his BS degree. He conducted his graduate research on phosphorescent polymers for nanomedicine under the supervision of Prof. Cassandra L. Fraser at the Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia, USA. He then worked with Prof. X. Sunney Xie at Harvard University for his postdoctoral research on chemistry and chemical biology. His research interests include design and synthesis of molecular phosphorescent materials and optical sensors based on the system. His group is also actively developing luminescent molecular markers to aid surgical operations for clinical cancer treatment. He also serves as Board Chairman of Anhui Kiwi Biotech, a company dedicated to marketing polymer-based antimicrobial materials since 2015.

 

 

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Welcome to Issue 5 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2019!

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The latest MaterChemFront issue 5 is published online.

 

Graphical abstract: Front coverThe front cover story, Hypersonic poration of supported lipid bilayers is contributed by Yao Lu, Jurriaan Huskens, Wei Pang and Xuexin Duan. The inside cover features a story on Real-time naked-eye recognizable temperature monitoring based on Ho3+ (or Tm3+)-activated NaYF4 upconversion nanowires via visual multicolor alteration by Dongdong Li, Wen-Yong Lai, Xiaoqin Shen, Qiyue Shao and Wei Huang.

 

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

 

Graphical abstract: Inside front cover

Structural colors in metasurfaces: principle, design and applications
Bo Yang, Hua Cheng, Shuqi Chen and Jianguo Tian
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019,3, 750-761
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00043G

Pyrene-based aggregation-induced emission luminogens and their applications
Md. Monarul Islam, Zhen Hu, Qingsong Wang, Carl Redshaw and Xing Feng
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019,3, 762-781
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00090A

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Hot articles in March 2019

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Materials Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of March 2019!

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

 

Antibacterial supramolecular polymers constructed via self-sorting: promoting antibacterial performance and controllable degradation
Yuchong Yang, Hao Hu, Linghui Chen, Haotian Bai, Shu Wang, Jiang-Fei Xu and Xi Zhang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00028C

In situ construction of graphdiyne/CuS heterostructures for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction
Guodong Shi, Zixiong Fan, Lili Du, Xinliang Fu, Changming Dong, Wei Xie, Dongbing Zhao, Mei Wang and Mingjian Yuan
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00064J

Boosting the performance of sky-blue fluorescent OLEDs based on DPA-containing electron-transporting materials with a “V-shaped layout of triplet energy levels”
Shaofeng Ye, Runda Guo, Songpo Xiang, Qing Zhang, Xialei Lv, Wei Liu, Lianwei Fan, Panpan Leng, Shuaiqiang Sun and Lei Wang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00673C


Electrodepositing Pd on NiFe layered double hydroxide for improved water electrolysis
Jinxue Guo, Jikang Sun, Yanfang Sun, Qingyun Liu and Xiao Zhang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00052F

A series of red iridium(III) complexes using flexible dithiocarbamate derivatives as ancillary ligands for highly efficient phosphorescent OLEDs
Guang-Zhao Lu, Ruixia Wu, Liang Liu, Liang Zhou, You-Xuan Zheng, Wen-Wei Zhang, Jing-Lin Zuo and Hongjie Zhang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00088G

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Welcome to Issue 4 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2019!

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The latest MaterChemFront issue 4 is published online.

 

Graphical abstract: Front coverThe front cover story, 4,5-Diaminophthalimides: highly efficient solid-state fluorophores and turn-on type fluorescent probes for hydrazine is contributed by Masaki Shimizu, Tomokazu Tamagawa and Kenta Nishimura. The inside cover features a story on Rational design and facile preparation of maleimide-based functional materials for imaging and optoelectronic applications by Ze Yang, Yun Guo, Shu-Lun Ai, Su-Xiao Wang, Jin-Zhi Zhang, Yue-Xing Zhang, Qi-Chao Zou and Hang-Xing Wang.

Graphical abstract: Inside front cover

 

 

 

Following review type article is included in current issue:

Biodegradable metallic bone implants
Cijun Shuai, Sheng Li, Shuping Peng, Pei Feng, Yuxiao Lai and Chengde Gao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, 3, 544-562
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00507A

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Materials chemistry research for field effect transistors

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We are delighted to share with you a collection of articles from Materials Chemistry Frontiers to highlight the recent progress in the materials for field effect transistors.

All highlighted articles are free to read.

 Research articles

High-performance organic field-effect transistors based on organic single crystal microribbons fabricated by an in situ annealing method
Ji Zhang, Zhaoguang Li, Weifeng Zhang, Man Shing Wong and Gui Yu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 2026-2031
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00385H

6,6′-Diaryl-substituted biazulene diimides for solution-processable high-performance n-type organic semiconductors
Hanshen Xin, Jing Li, Congwu Ge, Xiaodi Yang, Tianrui Xue and Xike Gao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 975-985
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00047F

Influence of the gate bias stress on the stability of n-type organic field-effect transistors based on dicyanovinylene–dihydroindenofluorene semiconductors
S. Bebiche, P. A. Cisneros-Perez, T. Mohammed-Brahim, M. Harnois, J. Rault-Berthelot, C. Poriel and E. Jacques
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 1631-1641
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00193F

The lower rather than higher density charge carrier determines the NH3-sensing nature and sensitivity of ambipolar organic semiconductors
Yanli Chen, Xia Kong, Guifen Lu, Dongdong Qi, Yanling Wu, Xiyou Li, Marcel Bouvet, Daofeng Sun and Jianzhuang Jiang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 1009-1016
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00607A

Halogenated conjugated molecules for ambipolar field-effect transistors and non-fullerene organic solar cells
Fan Yang, Cheng Li, Wenbin Lai, Andong Zhang, Hui Huang and Weiwei Li
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1389-1395
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00025A

Synthesis and properties of a series of quinoxaline-based copolymers: an example to understand the effect of the structure of the mainchain and sidechain on the charge transport ability of the polymers
Dugang Chen, Cheng Zhong, Yan Zhao, Yunqi Liu and Jingui Qin
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2085-2093
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00229G

Charge mobility enhancement for diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated polymers by partial replacement of branching alkyl chains with linear ones
Jing Ma, Zitong Liu, Zhijie Wang, Yizhou Yang, Guanxin Zhang, Xisha Zhang and Deqing Zhang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2547-2553
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00307B

Phase separation and electrical performance of bithienopyrroledione polymer semiconductors embedded in insulating polymers
Linjing Tang, Pan He, Xiaolan Qiao, Qun Qian and Hongxiang Li
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2265-2270
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00261K

Novel vinylene-bridged donor–acceptor copolymers: synthesis, characterization, properties and effect of cyano substitution
Congyuan Wei, Jiabin Zou, Weifeng Zhang, Jianyao Huang, Dong Gao, Liping Wang, Yi Liao and Gui Yu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2103-2110
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00236J

Dithieno[3,2-a:3′,2′-j][5,6,11,12]chrysene diimides and their molecular energy level regulation
Xueqian Zhao, Congwu Ge, Xiaodi Yang and Xike Gao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1635-1640
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00030H

Synthesis of bithiazole-based semiconducting polymers via Cu-catalysed aerobic oxidative coupling
Alanna Faradhiyani, Qiao Zhang, Keisuke Maruyama, Junpei Kuwabara, Takeshi Yasuda and Takaki Kanbara
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 1306-1309
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00584A

 Reviews

Design and effective synthesis methods for high-performance polymer semiconductors in organic field-effect transistors
Longxian Shi, Yunlong Guo, Wenping Hu and Yunqi Liu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2423-2456
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00169J

Recent progress in interface engineering of organic thin film transistors with self-assembled monolayers
Danqing Liu and Qian Miao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 11-21
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00279C

Rhenium dichalcogenides (ReX2, X = S or Se): an emerging class of TMDs family
Muhammad Hafeez, Lin Gan, Arshad Saleem Bhatti and Tianyou Zhai
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1917-1932
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QM00373G

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Outstanding Reviewers for Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Materials 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.

Dr Fatima Bencheikh, Kyushu Daigaku, https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5827-3579
Dr Wookjin Choi, Pohang University of Science and Technology, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4744-2319
Dr Peter Cragg, University of Brighton, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6134-2093
Dr Cyril Poriel, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6036-1778
Professor Anjun Qin, South China University of Technology, https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7158-1808
Professor Xiangfeng Shao, Lanzhou University, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8710-4122
Dr Tie Wang, Institute of Chemistry, Chinease Acadamy of Sciences, https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5965-6520
Dr Nailiang Yang, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5708-8379
Dr Mei Yang, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr Xinbo Zhang, Chang Chun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5806-159X

We would also like to thank the Materials Chemistry Frontiers board and the materials 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 (materchemfrontiersED@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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Hot articles in February 2019

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

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

 

Biodegradable metallic bone implants
Cijun Shuai, Sheng Li, Shuping Peng, Pei Feng, Yuxiao Lai and Chengde Gao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00507A

The design of Janus black phosphorus quantum dots@metal–organic nanoparticles for simultaneously enhancing environmental stability and photodynamic therapy efficiency
Da Zhang, Ziguo Lin, Shanyou Lan, Haiyan Sun, Yongyi Zeng and Xiaolong Liu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00623G

Biocompatible small organic molecule phototheranostics for NIR-II fluorescence/photoacoustic imaging and simultaneous photodynamic/photothermal combination therapy
Qi Wang, Bing Xia, Jingzeng Xu, Xinrui Niu, Jie Cai, Qingming Shen, Wenjun Wang, Wei Huang and Quli Fan
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QM00036D

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Welcome to Issue 3 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2019!

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The latest MaterChemFront issue 3 is published online.

 

Graphical abstract: Front coverThe front cover story, High performance solution-processed organic yellow light-emitting devices and fluoride ion sensors based on a versatile phosphorescent Ir(III) complex is contributed by Xiaolong Yang, Zhao Feng, Jingshuang Dang, Yuanhui Sun, Guijiang Zhou and Wai-Yeung Wong. The inside cover features a story on β-Cyclodextrin based pH and thermo-responsive biopolymeric hydrogel as a dual drug carrier by Arpita Roy, Priti Prasanna Maity, Anirbandeep Bose, Santanu Dhara and Sagar Pal.

 

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

 

Graphical abstract: Inside front coverSelf-assembled polymeric micelles as amphiphilic particulate emulsifiers for controllable Pickering emulsions
Feng Wang, Juntao Tang, Hui Liu, Guipeng Yu and Yingping Zou
Mater. Chem. Front.,  2019,3, 356-364
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00270C

 

All-inorganic lead-free perovskites for optoelectronic applications
Xingtao Wang, Taiyang Zhang, Yongbing Lou and Yixin Zhao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019,3, 365-375
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00317C

 

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Hot articles in January 2019

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Materials Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of January 2019!

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

 

3D hollow reduced graphene oxide foam as a stable host for high-capacity lithium metal anodes
Pengcheng Yao, Qiyuan Chen, Yu Mu, Jie Liang, Xiuqiang Li, Xin Liu, Yang Wang, Bin Zhu and Jia Zhu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019,3, 339-343
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QM00499D

 

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