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Metal- and Halide-Free, Solid-State Polymeric Water Vapor Sorbents for Efficient Water-Sorption-Driven Cooling and Atmospheric Water Harvesting

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0MH02051F, Communication Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Mengchun Wu, Renyuan Li, Yusuf Shi, Mustafa Altunkaya, Sara Aleid, Chenlin Zhang, Wenbin Wang, Peng WangMetal- and halide-free, solid-state water vapor sorbents are highly desirable...

Flexible temperature sensors made of aligned electrospun carbon nanofiber films with outstanding sensitivity and selectivity towards temperature

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D1MH00018G, CommunicationJeng-Hun Lee, Haomin Chen, Eunyoung Kim, Heng Zhang, Ke Wu, Hongming Zhang, Xi Shen, Qingbin Zheng, Jinglei Yang, Seokwoo Jeon, Jang-Kyo KimContinuous real-time measurement of body temperature using a wearable sensor is an essential part of human health monitoring. Electrospun...

Mechanically induced single-molecule white-light emission of excited-state intramolecular proton transfer (ESIPT) materials

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0MH02032J, CommunicationQuan Huang, Qiang Guo, Jingbo Lan, Rongchuan Su, Ran You, Yudong Yang, Zhengyang Bin, Jingsong YouDescribed herein is the first example of mechanically induced single-molecule white-light emission based on excited-state intramolecular proton transfer (ESIPT) materials. Mechanism...

Folding Fluorescent Probes for Self-Reporting Transesterification in Dynamic Polymer Networks

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0MH02024A, CommunicationSheng Wang, Hong Wang, Peisheng Zhang, Lulu Xue, Jian Chen, Jiaxi CuiDynamic exchange reactions in covalent adaptable networks (CANs) are difficult to probe directly via various macroscopic mechanical methods. Herein, we report a fluorescent strategy for directly reporting...

Electrocatalysis of Gold-based Nanoparticles and Nanoclusters

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0MH01947J, Review ArticleChunjie Li, Osburg Jin Huang Chai, Qiaofeng Yao, Zhihe Liu, Liang Wang, Hongjing Wang, Jianping XieGold (Au)-based nanomaterials, including nanoparticles (NPs) and nanoclusters (NCs), have shown great potential in many electrocatalytic reactions due to their excellent catalytic...

Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Tianyi Ma, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Mater. Horiz., 2021, 8,298-299DOI: 10.1039/D1MH90007B, EditorialOur Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Negative X-ray expansion in cadmium cyanide

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Advance ArticleDOI: 10.1039/D0MH01989E, Communication Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Chloe S. Coates, Claire A. Murray, Hanna L. B. Boström, Emily M. Reynolds, Andrew L. GoodwinX-ray radiation induced unit-cell contraction and phase transition selection...

Infrared Spectroscopy Depth Profiling of Organic Thin Films

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0MH02047H, CommunicationJinde Yu, Yifan Xing, Zichao Shen, Yuanwei Zhu, Dieter Neher, Norbert Koch, Guanghao LuOrganic thin films are widely used in organic electronics and coating. Such films often feature film-depth dependent variations of composition and optoelectronic properties. State-of-the-art...

Trust is Good, Control is Better: A Review on Monitoring and Characterization Techniques for Flow Battery Electrolytes

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0MH01632B, Review ArticleUlrich Sigmar Schubert, Oliver Nolte, Ivan Volodin, Christian Stolze, Martin D. HagerFlow Batteries (FBs) currently are one of the most promising large-scale energy storage technologies for energy grids with a large share of renewable electricity generation. Among the main...

Spatially isolated redox processes enabled by ambipolar charge transport in multi-walled carbon nanotube mats

Mater. Horiz., 2021, Advance ArticleDOI: 10.1039/D0MH01967D, CommunicationRenzo A. Fenati, Peter C. Sherrell, Dmitriy A. Khodakov, Joseph G. Shapter, Amanda V. EllisAmbipolar MWCNTs are shown to transport charge from a spontaneous reaction to drive a spatially isolated redox reaction, maintaining charge neutrality without a salt bridge. This mechanism...

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