Featured Research to 31 May 2016

Controlling the hydrogenolysis of silica-supported tungsten pentamethyl leads to a class of highly electron deficient partially alkylated metal hydrides
Maity, N., Barman, S., Callens, E., Samantaray, M.K., Abou-Hamad, E., Minenkov, Y., D'Elia, V., Hoffman, A.S., Widdifield, C.M., Cavallo, L., Gates, B.C., Basset, J.-M.
Chemical Science 

Well-defined silica-supported zirconium-imido complexes mediated heterogeneous imine metathesis
Hamzaoui, B., Pelletier, J.D.A., Abou-Hamad, E., Basset, J.-M.
Chemical Communications 
Heterostructured WS2/CH3NH3PbI3 Photoconductors with Suppressed Dark Current and Enhanced Photodetectivity
Ma, C., Shi, Y., Hu, W., Chiu, M.-H., Liu, Z., Bera, A., Li, F., Wang, H., Li, L.-J., Wu, T.
Advanced Materials 

Thermoelectric Performance of the MXenes M2CO2 (M = Ti, Zr, or Hf)
Gandi, A.N., Alshareef, H.N., Schwingenschlögl, U.
Chemistry of Materials 

Microelectromechanical reprogrammable logic device
Hafiz, M.A.A., Kosuru, L., Younis, M.I.
Nature Communications 

Mapping Carrier Dynamics on Material Surfaces in Space and Time using Scanning Ultrafast Electron Microscopy
Sun, J., Adhikari, A., Shaheen, B.S., Yang, H., Mohammed, O.F.
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters  

Improved Efficiency in Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells Employing a Novel Diarylamino-Substituted Molecule as PEDOT:PSS Replacement
El Labban, A., Chen, H., Kirkus, M., Barbe, J., Del Gobbo, S., Neophytou, M., Mcculloch, I., Eid, J.
Advanced Energy Materials 

Remarkably High Conversion Efficiency of Inverted Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells: From Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy and Electron Microscopy to Device Fabrication and Optimization
Alsulami, Q.A., Murali, B., Alsinan, Y., Parida, M.R., Aly, S.M., Mohammed, O.F.
Advanced Energy Materials 

Crown sealing and buckling instability during water entry of spheres
Marston, J.O., Truscott, T.T., Speirs, N.B., Mansoor, M.M., Thoroddsen, S.T.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 

Contact-induced nucleation in high-performance bottom-contact organic thin film transistors manufactured by large-area compatible solution processing
Niazi, M.R., Li, R., Abdelsamie, M., Zhao, K., Anjum, D.H., Payne, M.M., Anthony, J., Smilgies, D.-M., Amassian, A.
Advanced Functional Materials 
 
Lewis Acid Assisted Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Methyl Ethers by C-O Bond-Cleaving Alkylation: Prevention of Undesired β-Hydride Elimination
Liu, X., Hsiao, C.-C., Kalvet, I., Leiendecker, M., Guo, L., Schoenebeck, F., Rueping, M.
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 

Gold Doping of Silver Nanoclusters: A 26-Fold Enhancement in the Luminescence Quantum Yield
Soldan, G., Aljuhani, M.A., Bootharaju, M.S., Abdulhalim, L.G., Parida, M.R., Emwas, A.-H., Mohammed, O.F., Bakr, O.M.
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 

Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene-Pyrido[3,4-b]pyrazine Small-Molecule Donors for Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
Wolf, J., Babics, M., Wang, K., Saleem, Q., Liang, R.-Z., Hansen, M.R., Beaujuge, P.M.
Chemistry of Materials 

π-Bridge-Independent 2-(Benzo[c][1,2,5]thiadiazol-4-ylmethylene)malononitrile-Substituted Nonfullerene Acceptors for Efficient Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
Wang, K., Firdaus, Y., Babics, M., Cruciani, F., Saleem, Q., El Labban, A., Alamoudi, M.A., Marszalek, T., Pisula, W., Laquai, F., Beaujuge, P.M.
Chemistry of Materials 

Real-Space Visualization of Energy Loss and Carrier Diffusion in a Semiconductor Nanowire Array Using 4D Electron Microscopy
Bose, R., Sun, J., Khan, J.I., Shaheen, B.S., Adhikari, A., Ng, T.K., Burlakov, V.M., Parida, M.R., Priante, D., Goriely, A., Ooi, B.S., Bakr, O.M., Mohammed, O.F.
Advanced Materials 

Compositional effects on the ignition of FACE gasolines
Sarathy, S.M., Kukkadapu, G., Mehl, M., Javed, T., Ahmed, A., Naser, N., Tekawade, A., Kosiba, G., AlAbbad, M., Singh, E., Park, S., Rashidi, M.A., Chung, S.H., Roberts, W.L., Oehlschlaeger, M.A., Sung, C.-J., Farooq, A.
Combustion and Flame

Soot particle size measurements in ethylene diffusion flames at elevated pressures
Steinmetz, S.A., Fang, T., Roberts, W.L.
Combustion and Flame
 
Cavitation structures formed during the collision of a sphere with an ultra-viscous wetted surface
Mansoor, M.M., Marston, J.O., Uddin, J., Christopher, G., Zhang, Z., Thoroddsen, S.T.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics