Summarizing recent chemical literature

Chemistry Blog Carnival!

I’m sorry it took me so long to get a post out on this, but the good people at the IYC Blog (part of the C&EN family) put together a … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Belt-Shaped π-Systems: Relating Geometry to Electronic Structure in a Six-Porphyrin Nanoring

Title: Belt-Shaped π-Systems: Relating Geometry to Electronic Structure in a Six-Porphyrin Nanoring Authors:  J. K. Sprafke, D. V. Kondratuk, M. Wykes, A. L. Thompson, M. Hoffmann, R. Drevinskas, W.H. Chen, C. K. Yong, … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tiny stamps make patterns with different energy levels for LEDs

Title: Spatially Modulating Interfacial Properties of Transparent Conductive Oxides: Patterning Work Function with Phosphonic Acid Self-Assembled Monolayers Authors: Kristina M. Knesting , Peter J. Hotchkiss , Bradley A. MacLeod , Seth R. Marder … Continue reading

October 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Using Computers for Rational Asymmetric Catalyst Design

Title: Three-Dimensional Correlation of Steric and Electronic Free Energy Relationships Guides Asymmetric Propargylation Author:  Kaid C. Harper, Matthew S. Sigman* Journal:  Science Affiliation:  Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, 315 South 1400 … Continue reading

October 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Electrochemical Mechanism of Ion–Ionophore Recognition at Plasticized Polymer Membrane/Water Interfaces

Title:  Electrochemical Mechanism of Ion–Ionophore Recognition at Plasticized Polymer Membrane/Water Interfaces Author:  Ryoichi Ishimatsu, Anahita Izadyar, Benjamin Kabagambe, Yushin Kim, Jiyeon Kim, and Shigeru Amemiya Journal:  Journal of the American … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Chemistry on Mars: Making Perchlorates

Title: Photooxidation of Chloride by Oxide Minerals: Implications for Perchlorate on Mars Authors: Jennifer D. Schuttlefield†, Justin B. Sambur†, Melissa Gelwicks†, Carrick M. Eggleston‡, and B. A. Parkinson*†§ Journal: Journal … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · 1 Comment

Shechtman’s quasicrystals win this year’s nobel prize

Title: Metallic Phase with Long-Range Orientational Order and No Translational Symmetry Authors: D. Shechtman, I. Blech1, D. Gratias2, and J. W. Cahn3 Journal: Physical Review Letters Affiliations: 1Department of Materials Engineering, Israel Institute … Continue reading

October 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

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