The front cover story, Rational design of phosphonocarboxylate metal–organic frameworks for light hydrocarbon separations is contributed by . The inside cover features a story on Directionally assembled MoS2 with significantly expanded interlayer spacing: a superior anode material for high-rate lithium-ion batteries by Qilin Wei, Min-Rui Gao, Yan Li, Dongtang Zhang, Siyu Wu, Zonghai Chen and Yugang Suni.
Following review type articles are included in current issue:
Recent progress in Zn-based anodes for advanced lithium ion batteries
Lei Wang, Guanhua Zhang, Quanhui Liu and Huigao Duan
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018,2, 1414-1435