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Welcome to Issue 4 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2018!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, High-performance hybrid organic thermoelectric SWNTs/PEDOT:PSS thin-films for energy harvesting is contributed by Qinglin Jiang, Xiaoqi Lan, Congcong Liu, Hui Shi, Zhengyou Zhu, Feng Zhao, Jingkun Xu and Fengxing Jiang. The inside cover features a story on Iron nanoparticles-based supramolecular hydrogels to originate anisotropic hybrid materials with enhanced mechanical strength by Rafael Contreras-Montoya, Ana B. Bonhome-Espinosa, Angel Orte, Delia Miguel, Jose M. Delgado-López, Juan D. G. Duran, Juan M. Cuerva, Modesto T. Lopez-Lopez and Luis Álvarez de Cienfuegos.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

Impact of molecular orientation on fluorescence emission enhancement in aggregates
P. Srujana and T. P. Radhakrishnan
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 632-634

Figuration of bowl-shaped π-conjugated molecules: properties and functions
Masaichi Saito, Hiroshi Shinokubo and Hidehiro Sakurai
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 635-661

Optically active plasmonic resonance in self-assembled nanostructures
Jiaji Cheng, Eric H. Hill, Yuebing Zheng, Tingchao He and Yanjun Liu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 662-678

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Outstanding Reviewers for Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2017, 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.

 

Professor Kenneth Ghiggino, University of Melbourne, ORCID: 0000-0001-6621-4448

Doctor Junfeng Li, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Professor Andrea Pucci, University of Pisa, ORCID: 0000-0003-1278-5004

Doctor Helmut Schäfer, University of Osnabruck, ORCID: 0000-0001-5906-3354

Professor Yanming Sun, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ORCID: 0000-0001-7839-3199

Doctor Youhei Takeda, Osaka University, ORCID: 0000-0001-9103-4238

Doctor Zhiyong Tang, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, ORCID: 0000-0003-0610-0064

Professor Doctor Wenjing Tian, Jilin University, ORCID: 0000-0001-5766-8050

Professor QingHua Xu, National University of Singapore, ORCID: 0000-0002-4153-0767

Doctor QIANG ZHANG, Washington State University, ORCID: 0000-0001-7327-9047

 

We would also like to thank the Materials Chemistry Frontiers board and the material 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 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 2 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online 

The front cover story, Hybridization of metal–organic frameworks and task-specific ionic liquids: fundamentals and challenges is contributed by Qun-xing Luo, Bo-wen An, Min Ji and Jie Zhang. The inside cover features a story on New application of AIEgens realized in photodetectors: reduced work function of transparent electrodes and much improved performance by Lei Feng, Can Wang, Xianyu Deng, Xincheng Miao, Jiaqiang Wang, Yangyang Wang and Zhen Li.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

 

Synthesis and properties of open-cage fullerene C60 derivatives: impact of the extended π-conjugation
Yoshifumi Hashikawa, Hidefumi Yasui, Kei Kurotobi and Yasujiro Murata
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 206-213

Single-molecule junctions of π molecules
Y. Komoto, S. Fujii and M. Kiguchi
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 214-218

Multifunctional second barrier layers for lithium–sulfur batteries
Wei Fan, Longsheng Zhang and Tianxi Liu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 235-252

Electrolyte-gated light-emitting transistors: working principle and applications
Jiang Liu, Fangchao Zhao, Huaping Li and Qibing Pei
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 253-263

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Welcome to issue 1 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online 

The front cover story, Towards monochiral carbon nanotubes: a review of progress in the sorting of single-walled carbon nanotubes is contributed by Dawid Janas. The inside cover features a story on Photothermal effect: an important aspect for the enhancement of photocatalytic activity under illumination by NIR radiation by Gururaj M. Neelgund and Aderemi Oki.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

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

Copper matrix nanocomposites based on carbon nanotubes or graphene
Dawid Janas and Barbara Liszka
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 22-35

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24 Frontiers board members achieve the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list

We are proud to announce that Clarivate Analytics names 24 Board members of Frontiers journals as Highly Cited Researchers for 2017, ranking them among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and publication year. Congratulations!

Those recognized represent the Editorial Board and Advisory Board of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, Organic Chemistry Frontiers and the new journal Materials Chemistry Frontiers.

The board members are:

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers Organic Chemistry Frontiers Materials Chemistry Frontiers
Editorial Board Song Gao, Peking University, China

Jun Chen, Nankai University, China

Yi Lu, University of Illinois, USA

Guy Bertrand, University of California, San Diego, USA Ben Zhong Tang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Feihe Huang, Zhejiang University, China


Advisory Board


Christopher J Chang, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Yi Cui, Stanford University, USA

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

Chunhua Yan, Peking University, China

Hong-Cai Joe Zhou, Texas A&M University, USA


Lutz Ackermann, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany

Matthias Beller, University of Rostock, Germany

Frank Glorius, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany


Guillermo C Bazan, UC Santa Barbara, USA

Wenbin Lin, University of Chicago, USA

Bin Liu, National University of Singapore, Singapore

He Tian, East China University of Science and Technology, China

Juyoung Yoon, Ewha Womans University, South Korea

Hua Zhang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Xi Zhang, Tsinghua University, China


Click here for the full listing from Clarivate Analytics.

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Welcome to issue 12 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online 

The front cover story, Cyanopyridone flanked the tetraphenylethylene to generate an efficient, three-dimensional small molecule non-fullerene electron acceptor is contributed by Anushri Rananaware, Akhil Gupta, Gajanan Kadam, Duong Duc La, Ante Bilic, Wanchun Xiang, Richard A. Evans and Sheshanath V. Bhosale. The inside cover features a story on Improved microwave absorption and electromagnetic interference shielding properties based on graphene–barium titanate and polyvinylidene fluoride with varying content by Ao-Ping Guo, Xiao-Juan Zhang, Jia-Kang Qu, Shan-Wen Wang, Jia-Qiang Zhu, Guang-Sheng Wang and Lin Guo.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

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

Designing hybrid architectures for advanced thermoelectric materials
Yun Zheng, Yubo Luo, Chengfeng Du, Beibei Zhu, Qinghua Liang, Huey Hoon Hng, Kedar Hippalgaonkar, Jianwei Xu and Qingyu Yan
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2457-2473
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00306D

Recent advances in AIEgen-based luminescent metal–organic frameworks and covalent organic frameworks
Li Ma, Xiao Feng, Shan Wang and Bo Wang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2474-2486
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00254H

Late transition metal catalyzed α-olefin polymerization and copolymerization with polar monomers
Lihua Guo, Wenjing Liu and Changle Chen
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2487-2494
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00321H

Understanding and suppressing side reactions in Li–air batteries
Ying Liu, Liping Wang, Lujie Cao, Chaoqun Shang, Zhenyu Wang, Hongen Wang, Liqing He, Jingyi Yang, Hua Cheng, Jingze Li and Zhouguang Lu
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2495-2510
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00353F

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Welcome to issue 11 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online

The front cover story, Photovoltaic performances of type-II dye-sensitized solar cells based on catechol dye sensitizers: retardation of back-electron transfer by PET (photo-induced electron transfer is contributed by Yousuke Ooyama, Kosuke Yamaji and Joji Ohshita. The inside cover features a story on Metal–organic frameworks meet polymer brushes: enhanced crystalline film growth induced by macromolecular primers by Matías Rafti, Juan A. Allegretto, Gustavo M. Segovia, Jimena S. Tuninetti, Juan M. Giussi, Elisa Bindini and Omar Azzaroni.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

Recent advances in metal–nitrogen–carbon catalysts for electrochemical water splitting
Kaihua Liu, Haixia Zhong, Fanlu Meng, Xinbo Zhang, Junmin Yan and Qing Jiang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2155-2173
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00119C

Molecular conformation and packing: their critical roles in the emission performance of mechanochromic fluorescence materials
Can Wang and Zhen Li
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2174-2194
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00201G

Recent progress in the direct synthesis of hierarchical zeolites: synthetic strategies and characterization methods
Zhaohui Liu, Yingjie Hua, Jianjian Wang, Xinglong Dong, Qiwei Tian and Yu Han
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2195-2212
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00168A

Recent progress in conversion reaction metal oxide anodes for Li-ion batteries
Kangzhe Cao, Ting Jin, Li Yang and Lifang Jiao
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 2213-2242
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00175D

 

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Welcome to issue 10 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online

The front cover story,  Topology-guided functional multiplicity of iron(III)-based metal–organic frameworks is contributed by Erika Virmani, Ole Beyer, Ulrich Lüning, Uwe Ruschewitz and Stefan Wuttke.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

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

Approaches to high performance white organic light-emitting diodes for general lighting
Fangchao Zhao and Dongge Ma
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1933-1950
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QM00365F

Engineering the surface charge states of nanostructures for enhanced catalytic performance
Yu Bai, Hao Huang, Chengming Wang, Ran Long and Yujie Xiong
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1951-1964
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00020K

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Welcome to issue 9 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Aggregation-induced emission nanoparticles as photosensitizer for two-photon photodynamic therapy is contributed by Nuernisha Alifu, Xiaobiao Dong, Dongyu Li, Xianhe Sun, Abudureheman Zebibula, Deqing Zhang, Guanxin Zhang and Jun Qian. The inside cover features a story on Pt-embedded-CeO2 hollow spheres for enhancing CO oxidation performance by Ke Wu, Liang Zhou, Chun-Jiang Jia, Ling-Dong Sun and Chun-Hua Yan.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

Research progress regarding Si-based anode materials towards practical application in high energy density Li-ion batteries
Jin-Yi Li, Quan Xu, Ge Li, Ya-Xia Yin, Li-Jun Wan and Yu-Guo Guo
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1691-1708
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QM00302H
Metal organic frameworks as precursors for the manufacture of advanced catalytic materials
Lide Oar-Arteta, Tim Wezendonk, Xiaohui Sun, Freek Kapteijn and Jorge Gascon
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1709-1745
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00007C

 

 

 

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Welcome to issue 8 of Materials Chemistry Frontiers!

The latest  MaterChemFront issue is published online.

Following review type articles are included in current issue:

CO2 capture under humid conditions in metal–organic frameworks
Eduardo González-Zamora and Ilich A. Ibarra
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1471-1484
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QM00301J

Clinical application of polymeric micelles for the treatment of cancer
Aida Varela-Moreira, Yang Shi, Marcel H. A. M. Fens, Twan Lammers, Wim E. Hennink and Raymond M. Schiffelers
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1485-1501
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QM00289G

Recent development and understanding of polymer–nanocrystal hybrid solar cells
Zhaolai Chen, Xiaohang Du, Qingsen Zeng and Bai Yang
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017,1, 1502-1513
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QM00022G

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