2023 HOT Articles of Industrial Chemistry & Materials

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We are pleased to share the 2023 Industrial Chemistry & Materials HOT articles selected by our reviewers and associate editors based on the academic quality and impact of the articles. We hope you enjoy reading these articles, congratulations to all the authors whose articles are featured!


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Launched in Feb. 2023, Industrial Chemistry & Materials (ICM) has been indexed in Chemical Abstracts (CA) and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) databases! 68 articles have been online published, and the total downloads exceeded 120,000 till now! ICM is free for authors and readers.



Browse our 2023 HOT articles below:


Hierarchically ordered porous carbon with atomically dispersed cobalt for oxidative esterification of furfural

Wen Yao, Chenghong Hu, Yajie Zhang, Hao Li, Fengliang Wang, Kui Shen, Liyu Chen and Yingwei Li

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 106-116. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00045H


Poly(alkyl-biphenyl pyridinium) anion exchange membranes with a hydrophobic side chain for mono-/divalent anion separation

Hongxin Yang, Noor Ul Afsar, Qian Chen, Xiaolin Ge, Xingya Li, Liang Ge and Tongwen Xu

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 129-139. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00043A


Recent progress in metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) for electrocatalysis

Cha Li, Hao Zhang, Ming Liu, Fei-Fan Lang, Jiandong Pang and Xian-He Bu

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 9-38. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00063F


Recent progress in non-fused ring electron acceptors for high performance organic solar cells

Huanhuan Gao, Chenyang Han, Xiangjian Wan and Yongsheng Chen

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 60-78. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00037G


Ionic liquid/poly(ionic liquid)-based electrolytes for lithium batteries

Xinyu Ma, Jiangtao Yu, Yin Hu, John Texter and Feng Yan

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 39-59. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00051B


Ionic skin: from imitating natural skin to beyond

Zhiwu Chen and Yapei Wang

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 224-239. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00062H


Lithium-mediated electrochemical dinitrogen reduction reaction

Muhammad Saqlain Iqbal, Yukun Ruan, Ramsha Iftikhar, Faiza Zahid Khan, Weixiang Li, Leiduan Hao, Alex W. Robertson, Gianluca Percoco and Zhenyu Sun

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 563-581. https://doi.org/10.1039/D3IM00006K


Catalytic conversion network for lignocellulosic biomass valorization: A panoramic view

Shenyu Wang, Aohua Cheng, Fanhua Liu, Junjie Zhang, Tao Xia, Xiang Zeng, Wei Fan and Ying Zhang

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 188-206. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00054G


Hierarchically microporous membranes for highly energy-efficient gas separations

Shuangjiang Luo, Tianliang Han, Can Wang, Ying Sun, Hongjun Zhang, Ruilan Guo and Suojiang Zhang

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 376-387. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00049K


Electrochemical CO2 reduction with ionic liquids: Review and evaluation

Yangshuo Li, Fangfang Li, Aatto Laaksonen, Chuan Wang, Paul Cobden, Per Boden, Yanrong Liu, Xiangping Zhang and Xiaoyan Ji

Ind. Chem. Mater., 2023, 1, 410-430. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2IM00055E