The front cover story, From ZIF nanoparticles to hierarchically porous carbon: toward very high surface area and high-performance supercapacitor electrode materials, is contributed by Fangfang Wang, Liangkui Zhu, Ying Pan, Zhan Li, Pingping Yang, Mingqiu Song, Zhuangzhuang Gao, Qianrong Fang, Ming Xue and Shilun Qiu.
The inside cover features a story on Dinuclear lanthanide–lithium complexes based on fluorinated β-diketonate with acetal group: magnetism and effect of crystal packing on mechanoluminescence, by Denis N. Bazhin, Yulia S. Kudyakova, Artem S. Bogomyakov, Pavel A. Slepukhin, Grigory A. Kim, Yanina V. Burgart and Victor I. Saloutin.
Following review article is included in current issue:
Ultrafast synthesis of zeolites: breakthrough, progress and perspective
Zhendong Liu, Jie Zhu, Toru Wakihara and Tatsuya Okubo
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019,6, 14-31