HOT articles: April

We are pleased to share a selection of our referee-recommended HOT articles for April. We hope you enjoy reading these articles and congratulations to all the authors whose articles are featured! As always, Chemical Science is free to read & download. You can find our full 2020 HOT article collection here.


What is the role of acid–acid interactions in asymmetric phosphoric acid organocatalysis? A detailed mechanistic study using interlocked and non-interlocked catalysts
Dennis Jansen, Johannes Gramüller, Felix Niemeyer, Torsten Schaller, Matthias C. Letzel, Stefan Grimme, Hui Zhu, Ruth M. Gschwind and Jochen Niemeyer
Chem. Sci., 2020, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/D0SC01026J



Structural properties of ultra-small thorium and uranium dioxide nanoparticles embedded in a covalent organic framework
Liane M. Moreau, Alexandre Herve, Mark D. Straub, Dominic R. Russo, Rebecca J. Abergel, Selim Alayoglu, John Arnold, Augustin Braun, Gauthier J. P. Deblonde, Yangdongling Liu, Trevor D. Lohrey, Daniel T. Olive, Yusen Qiao, Julian A. Rees, David K. Shuh, Simon J. Teat, Corwin H. Booth and Stefan G. Minasian
Chem. Sci., 2020, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SC06117G


Iron porphyrin catalysed light driven C–H bond amination and alkene aziridination with organic azides
Yi-Dan Du, Cong-Ying Zhou, Wai-Pong To, Hai-Xu Wang and Chi-Ming Che
Chem. Sci., 2020, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/D0SC00784F


The assemble, grow and lift-off (AGLO) strategy to construct complex gold nanostructures with pre-designed morphologies
Xin Luo, Christophe Lachance-Brais, Amy Bantle and Hanadi F. Sleiman
Chem. Sci., 2020, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/D0SC00553C


Geometric Landscapes for Material Discovery within Energy-Structure-Function Maps
Seyed Mohamad Moosavi, Henglu Xu, Linjiang Chen, Andrew Cooper and Berend Smit
Chem. Sci., 2020, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/D0SC00049C


Expedient synthesis of conjugated triynes via alkyne metathesis
Idriss Curbet, Sophie Colombel-Rouen, Romane Manguin, Anthony Clermont, Alexandre Quelhas, Daniel S. Müller, Thierry Roisnel, Olivier Baslé, Yann Trolez and Marc Mauduit
Chem. Sci., 2020, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/D0SC01124J


Transferring Axial Molecular Chirality Through a Sequence of On-Surface Reactions
Néstor Merino-Díez, Mohammed S. G. Mohammed, Jesus Castro, Luciano Colazzo, Alejandro Berdonces-Layunta, James Lawrence, Jose Ignacio Pascual, Dimas G. de Oteyza and Diego Peña
Chem. Sci., 2020, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/D0SC01653E


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