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.

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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

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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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Spotlight themed collection: Metal Complexes and Inorganic Materials for Solar Fuel Production

This web collection guest edited by Professor Fausto Puntoriero (Università degli Studi di Messina), and Professor Osamu Ishitani (Tokyo Institute of Technology), highlights the fundamental and applied inorganic chemistry advances inspired by the study of solar radiation as a limitless source of clean energy. The collection contains contributions from experts in the study of solar light conversion, including research focussed on the development of metal complexes and inorganic materials for CO2 photoreduction, photocatalysis, and photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting.

 

Browse the collection

 

Take a look at a selection of articles from the collection:

Recent advances in metalloporphyrin-based catalyst design towards carbon dioxide reduction: from bio-inspired second coordination sphere modifications to hierarchical architectures
Philipp Gotico, Zakaria Halime and Ally Aukauloo
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 2381-2396
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04709C, Perspective

Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical water splitting with a CoOx catalyst prepared by flame assisted deposition
Fusheng Li, Ziqi Zhao, Hao Yang, Dinghua Zhou, Yilong Zhao, Yingzheng Li, Wenlong Li, Xiujuan Wu, Peili Zhang and Licheng Sun
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 588-592
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT03983J, Communication

Photoelectrochemical water-splitting over a surface modified p-type Cr2O3 photocathode
Keita Sekizawa, Keiichiro Oh-ishi and Takeshi Morikawa
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 659-666
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04296B, Paper

This is the first in a series of themed web collections on research topics that spotlight the fundamental and applied inorganic chemistry driving, influencing and steering each field of study. They will be guest edited by experts in the fields and will feature previously published and newly commissioned research in each topic.  The aim is to provide a resource of high quality research for someone entering the field, for teachers to recommend to their students, to illuminate new directions for those in the field and demonstrate the vital role inorganic chemistry contributes to these fields.

 

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Submit your research or reviews to Dalton Transactions today! – 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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Themed Web Collection: Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms

Guest edited by Sam de Visser (University of Manchester), Jonathan Rourke (University of Cardiff) and Kylie Vincent (University of Oxford) we recently published a special collection of Dalton Transactions which celebrates 50 years of the Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms Discussion Group and highlights the breadth and depth of the area, paying particular interest to areas of contemporary relevance.

 

Browse the collection

 

Check out a selection of the articles below:

Inorganic reaction mechanisms. A personal journey
Colin D. Hubbard, Debabrata Chatterjee, Maria Oszajca, Justyna Polaczek, Olga Impert, Marta Chrzanowska, Anna Katafias, Ralph Puchta and Rudi van Eldik
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 4599-4659
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04620H, Perspective

A subtle structural change in the distal haem pocket has a remarkable effect on tuning hydrogen peroxide reactivity in dye decolourising peroxidases from Streptomyces lividans
Marina Lučić, Amanda K. Chaplin, Tadeo Moreno-Chicano, Florian S. N. Dworkowski, Michael T. Wilson, Dimitri A. Svistunenko, Michael A. Hough and Jonathan A. R. Worrall
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 1620-1636
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04583J, Paper

Tandem deoxygenative hydrosilation of carbon dioxide with a cationic scandium hydridoborate and B(C6F5)3
Daniel W. Beh, Warren E. Piers, Benjamin S. Gelfand and Jian-Bin Lin
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 95-101
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04323C, Paper

Photoactivated silicon–oxygen and silicon–nitrogen heterodehydrocoupling with a commercially available iron compound
Matthew B. Reuter, Michael P. Cibuzar, James Hammerton and Rory Waterman
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 2972-2978
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04870G, Paper

Dalton Transactions, Royal Society of Chemistry

Submit your research or reviews to Dalton Transactions today! – 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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Outstanding Reviewers for Dalton Transactions in 2019

We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Dalton Transactions in 2019, 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 Claudia Bizzarri, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, ORCID: 0000-0002-4077-2553

Dr Eszter Borbas, Uppsala University, ORCID: 0000-0003-2449-102X

Dr David Harding, Walailak University, ORCID: 0000-0001-8866-2401

Dr Atsushi Kobayashi, Hokkaido University, ORCID: 0000-0002-1937-7698

Dr Haralampos Miras, University of Glasgow, ORCID: 0000-0002-0086-5173

Dr Marta Mosquera, University of Alcalá, ORCID: 0000-0003-2248-3050

Dr Alexander Ovchinnikov, Stockholm University, ORCID: 0000-0002-0537-4234

Professor Eric Rivard, University of Alberta, ORCID:0000-0002-0360-0090

Professor Wen-Juan Ruan, Nankai University, ORCID: 0000-0001-5889-1043

Dr Eringathodi Suresh, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, ORCID: 0000-0002-1934-6832

Professor Jinkui Tang, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, ORCID: 0000-0002-8600-7718

Dr Thomas Teets, University of Houston, ORCID: 0000-0002-7471-8467

 

We would also like to thank the Dalton Transactions 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 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 – 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 22 May 2020! This collection represents the top 10% of research published in Dalton Transactions between January – March 2020.

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

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Theodor Agapie – 2019 Dalton Transactions UC Berkeley Lecture

Theodor Agapie

 

The 2019 Dalton Transactions University of California, Berkeley Lecture recipient is Professor Theodor Agapie, at the California Institute of Technology. The Lecture recognizes independent early career researchers who have made a significant contribution to the field of inorganic chemistry.

The academic selected to give the lecture receives the opportunity to present at UC Berkeley, a plaque, a $500 honorarium, a dinner and an invitation to publish in Dalton Transactions.

Theodor Agapie was born in 1979 in Bucharest, Romania. He received his B.Sc. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001 and his Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology in 2007. Upon completion of his Ph.D. he moved to University of California, Berkeley as a Miller Postdoctoral Fellow. Theo returned to Caltech in 2009 to start his independent career as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. He was promoted to Professor of Chemistry in December, 2014. Selected awards include the Searle Award (2010), Sloan Fellowship (2012), NSF CAREER Award (2012), ACS Award in Pure Chemistry (2013), Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE, 2014), and Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (2014).

Previous recipients include Brandi Cossairt , Jillian Dempsey, Kit Cummins, John Hartwig, Geoff Coates, Paul Chirik, Dan Mindiola, Teri Odom, Daniel Gamelin, Trevor Hayton, Christine Thomas, Mircea Dinca, and Alison Fout.

An online collection of recent Dalton Transactions papers by recipients of the lecture can be found here.

Graphical abstract of Theodor Agapie's recent publication in Dalton Transactions

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