HOT Articles – Online now and free to access

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We have updated our reviewer recommended ‘HOT articles’ for 2021.

We update our HOT articles collection quarterly and make the selected articles free to access until 24 May 2021! This collection represents the top 10% of research published in Dalton Transactions between January – March 2021.

Make the most of the free to access period by browsing the collection today!

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Register now for the New Talent Europe desktop seminar!

Among the immense disruption faced by the scientific community in 2020, one significant loss has been the cancellation or postponement of conferences, symposia, and other scientific meetings. Emerging investigators have been particularly effected by this, having lost the chance to present their research at a key stage in their career. Dalton Transactions, therefore, has decided to launch a desktop seminar series, aimed specifically at early career researchers and based on our popular New Talent series of themed issues.

 

The next desktop seminar is based on our 2018 themed issue, New Talent: Europe attendance is free and registration is now open.

The seminar will be held on April 23, 2021 and will be chaired by Dalton Transactions Editorial Board Member, Professor Marinella Mazzanti. The talks will cover a wide spectrum of topics within inorganic chemistry, including metal-organic frameworks, bioinorganic chemistry, and organometallic chemistry.

 

Speakers: 

 

Professor Wendy Lee Queen

EPFL Switzerland

Talk Title: Realizing the global benefits of the world’s most porous materials

To find out more about Professor Queen’s work, check out her article in the New Talent: Europe themed issue on Selective CO2 adsorption by a new metal–organic framework: synergy between open metal sites and a charged imidazolinium backbone.

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Dr Nicola Farrer

University of Oxford, UK

Talk Title: Metals in medicine: challenges and opportunities

To find out more about Dr Farrer’s work, check out her article in the New Talent: Europe themed issue on Platinum(iv) azido complexes undergo copper-free click reactions with alkynes.

 

 

 

 

Dr Clément Camp

CNRS, Université Lyon 1, France

Talk Title: Cooperative Heterobimetallic C-H bond Activations at Supported Tantalum/Iridium Pair-site Catalysts

To find out more about Dr Camp’s work, check out his recent article: Mechanistic investigations via DFT support the cooperative heterobimetallic C–H and O–H bond activation across Ta[double bond, length as m-dash]Ir multiple bonds.

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Register now to attend these exciting talks!

https://www.rsc.org/events/detail/46391/dalton-transactions-new-talent-europe 

 

Future desktop seminars will include more speakers from our 2018 themed issue, New Talent: Europe, as well as our 2020 themed issue, New Talent: Americas, so watch this space for more details or sign up to our newsletter!  

 

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HOT Articles – Online now and free to access

Dalton Transactions, Royal Society of Chemistry

We have updated our ‘HOT articles’ for the last quarter of 2020.

We update our HOT articles collection quarterly and make the selected articles free to access until 18 February 2021! This collection represents the top 10% of research published in Dalton Transactions between October – December 2020.

Make the most of the free to access period by browsing the collection today!

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Register now for the Dalton Transactions New Talent: Asia-Pacific desktop seminar

Among the immense disruption faced by the scientific community in 2020, one significant loss has been the cancellation or postponement of conferences, symposia, and other scientific meetings. Emerging investigators have been particularly effected by this, having lost the chance to present their research at a key stage in their career. Dalton Transactions, therefore, has decided to launch a desktop seminar series, aimed specifically at early career researchers and based on our popular New Talent series of themed issues. The first of these desktop seminars is based on our 2019 themed issue, New Talent: Asia-Pacific, and registration is now open.

The seminar will be held on February 2, 2021 and will be chaired by Dalton Transactions Associate Editor, Vadapalli Chandrasekhar. The talks cover a wide spectrum of topics within inorganic chemistry, including bioinorganic chemistry, coordination chemistry, and molecular magnetism.

 

Speakers: 

 

Somdatta Ghosh-Dey

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India

Talk Title: Small Molecule Interactions with Heme and Copper bound Amyloid β peptides associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

To find out more about Professor Ghosh-Dey’s work, check out her article on Nitrite reductase activity of heme and copper bound Aβ peptides.

 

 

 

 

Tetsuro Kusamoto

Institute for Molecular Science, Japan

Talk Title: A Cu(II)-radical heterospin magnetic chain: temperature-dependent Jahn-Teller distortion correlated to π-conjugation and magnetic properties

To find out more about Professor Kusamoto’s work, check out his article on One-dimensional magnetic chain composed of CuII and polychlorinated dipyridylphenylmethyl radical: temperature-dependent Jahn–Teller distortion correlated to π-conjugation and magnetic properties.

 

 

 

 

Suzanne Neville

University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia

Talk Title: Spin crossover dinuclear complexes: ligand and guest effects

To find out more about Professor Neville’s work, check our her article on Heteroatom substitution effects in spin crossover dinuclear complexes.  

 

 

 

Register now to attend these exciting talks!

https://www.rsc.org/events/detail/45987/dalton-transactions-new-talent-asia-pacific

 

Future desktop seminars will be based on our 2018 themed issue, New Talent: Europe, and our 2020 themed issue, New Talent: Americas, so watch this space for more details or sign up to our newsletter!  

 

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Dalton Transactions New Talent: Americas

We are very pleased to present the final themed issue of 2020 entitled New Talent: Americas.

This themed issue reflects the strength and vitality of inorganic chemistry in the Americas and is guest-edited by Professors Georgii Nikonov (Brock University, Canada), Neal Mankad (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA), and Ana Maria da Costa Ferreira (University of São Paulo, Brazil). The emerging new talent from across the Americas is showcased from a broad spectrum of inorganic chemistry and highlights new perspectives on the subject.

A few select examples of the articles in this collection are shown below and are all free to access until January 15th 2021.

 

The chemical and physical properties of tetravalent lanthanides: Pr, Nd, Tb, and Dy
Thaige P. Gompa, Arun Ramanathan, Natalie T. Rice and Henry S. La Pierre
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 15945-15987
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0DT01400A
What is holding back the development of antiviral metallodrugs? A literature overview and implications for SARS-CoV-2 therapeutics and future viral outbreaks
Raphael E. F. de Paiva, Antônio Marçal Neto, Igor A. Santos, Ana C. G. Jardim, Pedro P. Corbi and Fernando R. G. Bergamini
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 16004-16033
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0DT02478C
Bis(pentafluorophenyl)phenothiazylborane – an intramolecular frustrated Lewis pair catalyst for stannane dehydrocoupling
Jordan N. Bentley, Ekadashi Pradhan, Tao Zeng and Christopher B. Caputo
Dalton Trans., 2020,49, 16054-16058
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0DT00506A
Alkali-metal- and halide-free dinuclear mixed-valent samarium and europium complexes
Nishya F. M. Mukthar, Nathan D. Schley and Gaël Ung
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 16059-16061
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0DT01095B
Transmembrane Cu(I) P-type ATPase pumps are electrogenic uniporters
Nisansala Abeyrathna, Sameera Abeyrathna, M. Thomas Morgan, Christoph J. Fahrni and Gabriele Meloni
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 16082-16094
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0DT01380C

We would be delighted if you decided to submit your primary research  to Dalton TransactionsDalton Transactions is a journal for all areas of inorganic chemistry, which encompasses the organometallic, bioinorganic and materials chemistry of the elements, with applications including synthesis, catalysis, energy conversion/storage, electrical devices and medicine. Dalton Transactions welcomes high-quality, original submissions in all of these areas and more, where the advancement of knowledge in inorganic chemistry is significant. See our author guidelines for information on our article types or find out more about the advantages of publishing in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.

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Spotlight Collection: MOF Sensors

We are delighted to announce the launch of our newest Spotlight Collection, comprising recently published articles focusing on Metal Organic Framework Sensors, handpicked by Editorial Board Member Professor Takashi Uemura, The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Spotlight Collections are ongoing themed collections highlighting the best past and present work in Dalton Transactions. If you would like to contribute an article to this collection, please contact the Editorial Office at dalton-rsc@rsc.org with your proposed topic.

All of these articles are free to access until December 31st, 2020 and we hope you enjoy reading them.

We are pleased to invite you to submit your research to Dalton and give your work the global visibility it deserves.

Submit your research now

Selected articles:

A First Ln−MOF as a Trifunctional Luminescent Probe for Efficient Sensing of aspartic acid, Fe3+ and DMSO
Dong-Dong Yang, Liping Lu, Sisi Feng, Miaoli Zhu
Dalton Transactions, 2020, 49, 7514-7524

Two luminescent coordination polymers as highly selective and sensitive chemosensors for CrVI-anions in aqueous medium
Chen-Xue Wang, Yu-Pei Xia, Zhao-Quan Yao, Jialiang Xu, Ze Chang and Xian-He Bu
Dalton Transactions, 2019, 48, 387-394

Extraordinary sensitivity for H2S and Fe(iii) sensing in aqueous medium by Al-MIL-53-N3 metal–organic framework: in vitro and in vivo applications of H2S sensing
Aniruddha Das, Sooram Banesh, Vishal Trivedi and Shyam Biswas
Dalton Transactions, 2018, 47, 2690-2700

Read the full collection here

 Meet the Editor

Takashi Uemura obtained his PhD at Department of Polymer Chemistry, Kyoto University in 2002. He then began his academic career as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry in Kyoto University. In 2018, he moved to the University of Tokyo where he holds the position of Professor. He was also a researcher of PRESTO program (2006–2010) and has been a research director for a CREST program (2013-2020) of the Japan Science and Technology Agency. He has received a number of awards, including the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) Award for Young Chemists, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Kao Research Initiative Award, and JSPS Prize.

His research focuses on the preparation of synergistic nanohybrids between porous coordination compounds and polymeric materials, in particular, polymer chemistry in confined nanospaces.

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Congratulations to the winners of the Photochemistry School for the Spanish Association of Bioinorganic Chemistry

Congratulations to the winners of the Photochemistry School for the Spanish Association of Bioinorganic Chemistry

Daltons Transactions and Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences (PPS) were pleased to sponsor the three day Photochemistry School for the Spanish Association of Bioinorganic Chemistry online conference with 1 oral and 2 poster prizes. The event attracted over 170 attendees with 75 poster and 21 orals plus 11 lecturers.

Congratulations go to the 3 prize winners.  Best oral (Dalton) goes to Deng Zhiqin, best poster presentations (PPS) go to Enrique M Arpa and Mariana Cali.

Enrique M Arpa Mariana Cali
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Congratulations to the Winners of the Global Inorganic Discussion Weekdays (GIDW) Online Twitter Poster Event

Daltons Transactions was pleased to sponsor the Global Inorganic Discussion Weekdays (GIDW) Online Twitter Poster Event with 5 poster prizes. The 48 hour twitter-event started on the 9 July 2020 and allowed inorganic chemists globally to share their scientific findings and connect with others in the field.

Congratulations go to the 5 poster prize winners, Jeanette Adjei, Vishal Kachwal, Patrick Morgan, Pawel Loewe and Dr Miguel A Soto.


Jeanette Adjei Vishal Kachwal
Patrick Morgan Pawel Loewe
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HOT Articles – Online now and free to access

Dalton Transactions, Royal Society of Chemistry

We have updated our ‘HOT articles’ for the first quarter of 2020.

We update our HOT articles collection quarterly and make the selected articles free to access until 21 August 2020! This collection represents the top 10% of research published in Dalton Transactions between April – June 2020.

Make the most of the free to access period by browsing the collection today!

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Introducing our newest Associate Editor, Maarit Karppinen

We would like to offer a very warm welcome to our new Dalton Transactions Associate Editor Professor Maarit Karppinen!

Maarit Karppinen received her doctoral degree in inorganic chemistry from Helsinki University of Technology in 1993. After holding shorter-term teaching and research fellow positions in Finland, she accepted first a one-year visiting professorship and later in 2001 a regular associate professor chair in Japan at the Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, where she brought the deep chemistry contribution to the strong multidisciplinary research group focusing on functional oxide materials. In 2006 she returned back to Alma Mater as a full professor to combine her expertise in fundamental new-material research to the long traditions of the laboratory in leading ALD thin-film research. In 2008 she became the head of the Chemistry Department; this leadership was then transformed to the newly established Aalto University, formed by merging Helsinki University of Technology with two other universities from the Helsinki area. For 2009-2013 she was also holding the prestigious Academy Professor position in Finland. Currently she is internationally renowned for her pioneering research on complex perovskite oxides and ALD/MLD fabricated inorganic-organic thin films; for this latter field she received her ERC Advanced grant in 2013, followed by two ERC Proof-of-Concept grants. Her group’s work is truly interdisciplinary, covering both the design and synthesis of new materials and their characterization for a variety of functionalities. She was nominated as a VIP Visiting International Professor at Ruhr-University Bochum in 2016, and Aalto Distinguished Professor in 2017.

Maarit has given her insight and thoughts on the field of inorganic materials chemistry and the role of Dalton Transactions:

I have always been fascinated by new materials – materials never synthesized or even imagined before. Such increasingly complex on-demand designed multifunctional new materials are continuously searched for to solve the grand societal challenges related to energy, environment and wellbeing.”

“As inorganic chemists, we have the entire Periodic Table of Elements at our disposal. For science, we are free to play with all elements, but for practical use issues such as the abundance, accessibility, recyclability, safety and environmental impact of the elements need to be taken into account. Synthesis is another chemistry asset in new-material research: a unique synthesis method most likely leads us to unique materials, not to forget modelling and sample characterization.”

“Dalton Transactions is a journal for diverse areas of inorganic chemistry, and thus an ideal platform for discussing the most intriguing challenges in the broad and impactful field of inorganic (materials) chemistry.“

Editor’s Choice: Maarit’s favourite Dalton Transactions articles

Below are three recent publications that Maarit has chosen as her favourite Dalton Transactions articles. All articles listed here are free to access for a limited time.

Xenon in oxide frameworks: at the crossroads between inorganic chemistry and planetary science

Sergey N. Britvin
Dalton Trans. 2020, Advance Article
https://doi.org/10.1039/d0dt00318b

“This Frontier article by Britvin is an example of the exciting insights in chemistry achieved when a researcher challenges a rare or otherwise difficult or forgotten element.”

 

Fluorination and reduction of CaCrO3 by topochemical methods

Christian A. Juillerat, Yoshihiro Tsujimoto, Akira Chikamatsu, Yuji Masubuchi, Tetsuya Hasegawa and Kazunari Yamaura
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 1997-2003
https://doi.org/10.1039/C9DT04321G

This paper by Juillerat, Tsujimoto et al. combines, in an innovative manner, two synthesis methods, ultra-high-pressure and topochemical methods, to realize a series of novel Ca-Cr-(O,F) compounds.”

 

All-gas-phase synthesis of amino-functionalized UiO-66 thin films

Kristian Blindheim Lausund, Veljko Petrovic and Ola Nilsen
Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 16983-16992
https://doi.org/10.1039/C7DT03518G

“This paper by Lausund, Petrovic and Nilsen  is another intriguing example of utilizing innovative synthesis approaches, in this case the strongly emerging atomic/molecular layer deposition (ALD/MLD) thin-film technique, for fabricating metal-organic framework (MOF) through gas-phase synthesis.

 

Read a selection of Marrit Karppinen’s latest work published by the Royal Society of Chemistry:

Atomic/molecular layer deposition and electrochemical performance of dilithium 2-aminoterephthalate
Juho Heiska, Mikko Nisula, Eeva-Leena Rautama, Antti J. Karttunen and Maarit Karppinen
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 1591-1599
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04572D, Paper

Atomic/molecular layer deposition of Cu–organic thin films
D. J. Hagen, L. Mai, A. Devi, J. Sainio and M. Karppinen
Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 15791-15800
DOI: 10.1039/C8DT03735C, Paper

Dalton Transactions, Royal Society of Chemistry

 

Submit your research or reviews to Maarit today, she will be delighted to receive them! – see our author guidelines for information on our article types or find out more about the advantages of publishing in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal. Don’t forget to keep up to date with us on Twitter @DaltonTrans !

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