The front cover story, Fluorescent thermometer based on a quinolinemalononitrile copolymer with aggregation-induced emission characteristics is contributed by Jinfeng Yang, Kaizhi Gu, Chuanxing Shi, Meng Li, Ping Zhao and Wei-Hong Zhu. The inside cover features a story on Drastic photoluminescence modulation of an organic molecular crystal with high pressure by Junjie Guan, Chunfang Zhang, Dexiang Gao, Xingyu Tang, Xiao Dong, Xiaohuan Lin, Yajie Wang, Xinxin Wang, Lin Wang, Hyun Hwi Lee, Jialiang Xu, Haiyan Zheng, Kuo Li and Ho-kwang Mao.
Following review type article is included in current issue:
Fluorescent gels: a review of synthesis, properties, applications and challenges
Yuqiong Li, David James Young and Xian Jun Loh
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019,3, 1489-1502