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Welcome to Issue 6 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Facile preparation of radium-doped, functionalized nanoparticles as carriers for targeted alpha therapy is contributed by Falco Reissig, René Hübner, Jörg Steinbach, Hans-Jürgen Pietzsch and Constantin Mamat.

The inside cover features a story on Multivariate optimization of optical properties of CdSe quantum dots obtained by a facile one-pot aqueous synthesis by Isabelle Moraes Amorim Viegas, Beate Saegesser Santos, Adriana Fontes, Giovannia Araujo de Lima Pereira and Claudete Fernandes Pereira.

 

Following review article is included in current issue:

Status and prospects of SexSy cathodes for lithium/sodium storage
Qian-Ting Xu, Huai-Guo Xue and Sheng-Ping Guo
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019,6, 1326-1340
https://doi.org/10.1039/C9QI00278B

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Welcome to Issue 5 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Two metal–organic zeolites for highly sensitive and selective sensing of Tb3+  is contributed by Meiling Li, Guojian Ren, Fuxiang Wang, Zhimeng Li, Weiting Yang, Dongxu Gu, Yinghui Wang, Guangshan Zhu and Qinhe Pan.

The inside cover features a story on Base induced C–CN bond cleavage at room temperature: a convenient method for the activation of acetonitrile by Xiaofeng Zhang, Zilong Zhang, Shiqun Xiang, Yingzu Zhu, Changneng Chen and Deguang Huang.

Following review article is included in current issue:

Recent insights into near-infrared light-responsive carbon dots for bioimaging and cancer phototherapy
Bo Zhou, Zhengxi Guo, Zhaoxing Lin, Lizheng Zhang, Bang-Ping Jiang and Xing-Can Shen
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019,6, 1116-1128
https://doi.org/10.1039/C9QI00201D

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Hot articles in January 2019

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of January 2019!

You can access these publications for free till 31 March 2019 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

Metal chelate induced in situ wrapping of Ni3S2 nanoparticles into N, S-codoped carbon networks for highly efficient sodium storage
Jiabao Li, Jinliang Li, Taiqiang Chen, Ting Lu, Wenjie Mai and Likun Pan
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI01326H

Graphical abstract: Metal chelate induced in situ wrapping of Ni3S2 nanoparticles into N, S-codoped carbon networks for highly efficient sodium storage

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Inorganic chemistry research for metal-organic frameworks

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers strives to promote multi-disciplinary inorganic chemistry research at the interfaces of other areas, including research on metal-organic frameworks.

We are delighted to share with you a collection of articles from Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers to showcase the role of inorganic chemistry in the field of metal-organic frameworks.

You can read these articles for free till the end of February.


 Research articles

A ligand conformation preorganization approach to construct a copper–hexacarboxylate framework with a novel topology for selective gas adsorption
Yao Wang, Minghui He, Xiaoxia Gao, Xia Wang, Guohai Xu, Zhengyi Zhang and Yabing He
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI01225C

 

Metal–organic framework-derived shuttle-like V2O3/C for electrocatalytic N2 reduction under ambient conditions
Rong Zhang, Jingrui Han, Baozhan Zheng, Xifeng Shi, Abdullah M. Asiri and Xuping Sun
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI01145A

 

Two NbO-type MOFs based on linear and zigzag diisophthalate ligands: exploring the effect of ligand-originated MOF isomerization on gas adsorption properties
Yao Wang, Minghui He, Xiaoxia Gao, Yingying Zhang, Haoyan Zhong, Piao Long, Xia Wang and Yabing He
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2811-2817
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00946E

 

Facile synthesis of Co3O4 nanosheets from MOF nanoplates for high performance anodes of lithium-ion batteries
Ang Li, Ming Zhong, Wei Shuang, Chaopeng Wang, Jian Liu, Ze Chang and Xian-He Bu
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1602-1608
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00196K

 

S,N-Containing Co-MOF derived Co9S8@S,N-doped carbon materials as efficient oxygen electrocatalysts and supercapacitor electrode materials
Shengwen Liu, Mingyu Tong, Guoqiang Liu, Xian Zhang, Zhaoming Wang, Guozhong Wang, Weiping Cai, Haimin Zhang and Huijun Zhao
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 491-498
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QI00403B

 

Construction of 3D homochiral metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) of Cd(II): selective CO2 adsorption and catalytic properties for the Knoevenagel and Henry reaction
Bharat Ugale, Sandeep Singh Dhankhar and C. M. Nagaraja
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 348-359
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QI00506C

 

A metal–organic framework as a “turn on” fluorescent sensor for aluminum ions
Mei-Hui Yu, Tong-Liang Hu and Xian-He Bu
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 256-260
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QI00362A

 

A comparative study of the effect of functional groups on C2H2 adsorption in NbO-type metal–organic frameworks
Fengli Chen, Dongjie Bai, Xia Wang and Yabing He
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 960-967
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00063D

 

Synthesis of Fe/M (M = Mn, Co, Ni) bimetallic metal organic frameworks and their catalytic activity for phenol degradation under mild conditions
Qiao Sun, Min Liu, Keyan Li, Yitong Han, Yi Zuo, Fanfan Chai, Chunshan Song, Guoliang Zhang and Xinwen Guo
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 144-153
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QI00441E

 

Evolution from linear tetranuclear clusters into one-dimensional chains of Dy(III) single-molecule magnets with an enhanced energy barrier
Rui-Ping Li, Qing-Yan Liu, Yu-Ling Wang, Cai-Ming Liu and Sui-Jun Liu
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1149-1156
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00178A

 

Size effect of the active sites in UiO-66-supported nickel catalysts synthesized via atomic layer deposition for ethylene hydrogenation
Zhanyong Li, Aaron W. Peters, Jian Liu, Xuan Zhang, Neil M. Schweitzer, Joseph T. Hupp and Omar K. Farha
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 820-824
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00056A

 

Fine-tuning the magnetocaloric effect and SMMs behaviors of coplanar RE4 complexes by β-diketonate coligands
Hong-Ling Gao, Ni-Ni Wang, Wen-Min Wang, Hai-Yun Shen, Xiao-Pu Zhou, Yi-Xin Chang, Ru-Xia Zhang and Jian-Zhong Cui
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 860-870
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00034K


 Review articles

New synthetic strategies to prepare metal–organic frameworks
Peng Li, Fang-Fang Cheng, Wei-Wei Xiong and Qichun Zhang
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2693-2708
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00543E

 

Luminescent metal–organic frameworks as chemical sensors: common pitfalls and proposed best practices
Stavros A. Diamantis, Antigoni Margariti, Anastasia D. Pournara, Giannis S. Papaefstathiou, Manolis J. Manos and Theodore Lazarides
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1493-1511
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00090E

 

Metal–organic framework nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging
Michael Peller, Konstantin Böll, Andreas Zimpel and Stefan Wuttke
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1760-1779
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00149A

 

Homochiral metal–organic frameworks as heterogeneous catalysts
Andreea Gheorghe, Martijn A. Tepaske and Stefania Tanase
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1512-1523
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00063H

 

Review of computer simulations on anti-cancer drug delivery in MOFs
Marianna Kotzabasaki and George E. Froudakis
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1255-1272
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00645D

 

Electronic metal–organic framework sensors
Arunraj Chidambaram and Kyriakos C. Stylianou
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 979-998
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00815E

 

Liquid-free single-crystal to single-crystal transformations in coordination polymers
Wen-Wen He, Shun-Li Li and Ya-Qian Lan
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 279-300
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00724H

 

Coordination frameworks containing compounds as catalysts
Girijesh Kumar and Samar K. Das
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 202-233
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QI00358C

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Welcome to Issue 5 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

Journal cover: Front coverThe front cover story, The effect of the embedded o-carborane ligand on the photophysical properties of a cyclometalated Pt(II) complex: a theoretical investigation, is contributed by Yu Zhang, Zhi-Xiang Zhang, Yu Wang, Hui Li, Fu-Quan Bai and Hong-Xing Zhang.

 

Following review type article is included in current issue:

Electronic metal–organic framework sensors
Arunraj Chidambaram and Kyriakos C. Stylianou
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 979-998
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00815E

 

Transition metal oxides for aqueous sodium-ion electrochemical energy storage
Shelby Boyd and Veronica Augustyn
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 999-1015
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QI00148K

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Outstanding Reviewers for Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2016

Following the success of Peer Review Week in September 2016 (dedicated to reviewer recognition) during which we published a list of our top reviewers, we are delighted to announce that we will continue to recognise the contribution that our reviewers make to the journal by announcing our Outstanding Reviewers each year.

We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2016, 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.

Doctor Wentuan Bi, University of Science and Technology of China

Professor Anthony Cozzolino, Texas Tech University

Doctor Tomoya Ishizuka, University of Tsukuba

Professor David Lou, Nanyang Technological University

Professor Michael Nippe, Texas A&M University

Professor Jinkui Tang, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry

Professor Zhiyong Tang, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Professor Ming-Liang Tong, Sun Yat-Sen University

Professor Chong Xiao, University of Science and Technology of China

Doctor Yang Xu, Ilmenau University of Technology

We would also like to thank the Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 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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Welcome to Issue 3 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Energy-efficient electrolytic hydrogen generation using a Cu3P nanoarray as a bifunctional catalyst for hydrazine oxidation and water reduction is contributed by  Meng Liu, Rong Zhang, Lixue Zhang, Danni Liu, Shuai Hao, Gu Du, Abdullah M. Asiri, Rongmei Kong and Xuping Sun.

Following review article is included in current issue:
Switchable catalytic processes involving the copolymerization of epoxides and carbon dioxide for the preparation of block polymers
Donald J. Darensbourg
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017, 4, 412-419
DOI: 10.1039/C7QI00013H

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Welcome to Issue 2 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Fabrication of morphology-preserved microporous carbon from a zeolitic-like porous coordination polymer is contributed by Bihang Zhou, Yinying Hua, Fujun Cheng, Jingui Duan, Lingyun Chen and Wanqin Jin.

Following review articles are included in current issue:

Coordination frameworks containing compounds as catalysts
Girijesh Kumar and Samar K. Das
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017, 4, 202-233
DOI: 10.1039/C6QI00358

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Welcome to Issue 11 of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers in 2016

The latest InorgChemFront issue is published online.

The front cover story, Structure determination of modulated structures by powder X-ray diffraction and electron diffraction is contributed by Zhengyang Zhou, Lukáš Palatinus and Junliang Sun.

The inside cover this month features an article on Fluorescence tuning of Zn(II)-based metallo-supramolecular coordination polymers and their application for picric acid detection by Hong-Qing Li, Zhong-Yu Ding, Yao Pan, Chun-Hua Liu and Yuan-Yuan Zhu.



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Hot Articles in September 2016

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of September 2016!

You can access these publications for free till 30th Nov by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

Intense blue emission and a reversible hypsochromic shift of luminescence caused by grinding based on silver(I) complexes
Daichi Kakizoe, Michihiro Nishikawa, Taku Degawa and Taro Tsubomura
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6QI00254D, Research Article

Structure determination of modulated structures by powder X-ray diffraction and electron diffraction
Zhengyang Zhou, Lukáš Palatinus and Junliang Sun
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6QI00219F, Highlight

Accurate structure determination of a borosilicate zeolite EMM-26 with two-dimensional 10 × 10 ring channels using rotation electron diffraction
Peng Guo, Karl Strohmaier, Hilda Vroman, Mobae Afeworki, Peter I. Ravikovitch, Charanjit S. Paur, Junliang Sun, Allen Burton and Xiaodong Zou
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6QI00262E, Research Article

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