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Front cover
J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 24959
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm90177c

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J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 24960
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm90178a

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J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 24961
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm90180c


Here's to the future
J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 24981
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm90176e


Nanonet as a scaffold with targeted functionalities
Yanli Zhao and George Grüner,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 24983
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35601e

Feature Article

Methods of graphite exfoliation
Minzhen Cai, Daniel Thorpe, Douglas H. Adamson and Hannes C. Schniepp,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 24992
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34517j


Hollow Au@Pd and Au@Pt core–shell nanoparticles as electrocatalysts for ethanol oxidation reactions
Hyon Min Song, Dalaver H. Anjum, Rachid Sougrat, Mohamed Nejib Hedhili and Niveen M. Khashab,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25003
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35281h

Chirality transfer from atropisomeric chiral inducers to nematic and smectic liquid crystals – synthesis and characterization of di- and tetra-substituted axially chiral binaphthyl derivatives
Munju Goh, Jinwoo Park, Yehdong Han, Sangbum Ahn and Kazuo Akagi,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25011
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35282f

Microwave-assisted crystallization inclusion of spiropyran molecules in indium trimesate films with antidromic reversible photochromism
Feng Zhang, Xiaoqin Zou, Wei Feng, Xiaojun Zhao, Xiaofei Jing, Fuxing Sun, Hao Ren and Guangshan Zhu,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25019
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34618d

Dual-tuned drug release by nanofibrous scaffolds of chitosan and mesoporous silica microspheres
Adham Ahmed, Jonathan Hearn, Walid Abdelmagid and Haifei Zhang,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25027
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35569h

Enhanced protein-mediated binding between oligonucleotide–gold nanoparticle composites and cell surfaces: co-transport of proteins and composites
Yu Jin Kim, Sang-Mi Ryou, Sudeok Kim, Ji-Hyun Yeom, Min Su Han, Kangseok Lee and Maeng-Je Seong,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25036
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34047j

Fabrication and performance of Pr-doped CeO2 nanorods-impregnated Sr-doped LaMnO3–Y2O3-stabilized ZrO2 composite cathodes for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells
Yaoyu Ren, Jingtao Ma, Desheng Ai, Qingfeng Zan, Xuping Lin and Changsheng Deng,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25042
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35131e

Facile preparation of metal telluride nanocrystals using di-n-octylphosphine oxide (DOPO) as an air-stable and less toxic alternative to the common tri-alkylphosphines
Huaibin Shen, Xin-Dong Jiang, Sujuan Wang, Yantao Fu, Changhua Zhou and Lin Song Li,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25050
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35598a

Influence of a novel fluorosurfactant modified PEDOT:PSS hole transport layer on the performance of inverted organic solar cells
Fang Jeng Lim, Krishnamoorthy Ananthanarayanan, Joachim Luther and Ghim Wei Ho,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25057
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35646e

Thermal and photoinduced liquid crystalline phase transitions with a rod–disc alternative change in the molecular shape
Daisuke Tanaka, Hisato Ishiguro, Yo Shimizu and Kingo Uchida,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25065
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35518c

Highly transparent and conducting ultralarge graphene oxide/single-walled carbon nanotube hybrid films produced by Langmuir–Blodgett assembly
Qingbin Zheng, Biao Zhang, Xiuyi Lin, Xi Shen, Nariman Yousefi, Zhen-Dong Huang, Zhigang Li and Jang-Kyo Kim,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25072
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34870e

One-step synthesis of a Pt–Co–SWCNT hybrid material from a Pt–Co–MCM-41 catalyst
Xiaoming Wang, Nan Li, Changchang Liu, Lisa D. Pfefferle and Gary L. Haller,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25083
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm32276e

A clustered sulfonated poly(ether sulfone) based on a new fluorene-based bisphenol monomer
Chenyi Wang, Dong Won Shin, So Young Lee, Na Rae Kang, Gilles P. Robertson, Young Moo Lee and Michael D. Guiver,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25093
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34414a

Hairy polymer nanofibers via self-assembly of block copolymers
Jit Pal, Sunita Sanwaria, Rajiv Srivastava, Bhanu Nandan, Andriy Horechyy, Manfred Stamm and Hsin-Lung Chen,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25102
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm33824f

Hybridization of graphene sheets and carbon-coated Fe3O4 nanoparticles as a synergistic adsorbent of organic dyes
Wei Fan, Wei Gao, Chao Zhang, Weng Weei Tjiu, Jisheng Pan and Tianxi Liu,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25108
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35609k

Polymer brush nanopatterns with controllable features for protein pattern applications
Yunfeng Li, Junhu Zhang, Liping Fang, Liming Jiang, Wendong Liu, Tieqiang Wang, Liying Cui, Hongchen Sun and Bai Yang,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25116
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35197h

The poly(ethylene glycol) assisted preparation of NH4TiOF3 mesocrystals and their topotactic conversion to TiO2
Masashi Inoguchi, Mohammad Afzaal, Nobuhiko Tanaka and Paul O'Brien,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25123
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm30872j

Hierarchically designed injectable hydrogel from oxidized dextran, amino gelatin and 4-arm poly(ethylene glycol)-acrylate for tissue engineering application
Xiaohua Geng, Xiumei Mo, Linpeng Fan, Anlin Yin and Jun Fang,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25130
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34737g

Phenothiazine–triphenylamine based organic dyes containing various conjugated linkers for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells
Zhongquan Wan, Chunyang Jia, Yandong Duan, Linlei Zhou, Yuan Lin and Yu Shi,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25140
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34682f

High-efficiency polymer photovoltaic cells using a solution-processable insulating interfacial nanolayer: the role of the insulating nanolayer
Kyung-Geun Lim, Mi-Ri Choi, Ho-Beom Kim, Jong Hyeok Park and Tae-Woo Lee,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25148
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35016e

The low temperature atomic layer deposition of ruthenium and the effect of oxygen exposure
Rungthiwa Methaapanon, Scott M. Geyer, Han-Bo-Ram Lee and Stacey F. Bent,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25154
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35332f

Reflective micro-concentrator arrays from holographic photopolymerization: design, fabrication and characterization
Huina Xu, Ke Liu, Haifeng Hu, Michael R. Detty, Qiaoqiang Gan and Alexander N. Cartwright,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25161
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34812h

Nano-drilled multiwalled carbon nanotubes: characterizations and application for LIB anode materials
Haryo S. Oktaviano, Koichi Yamada and Keiko Waki,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25167
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34684b

Exploiting high quality PEDOT:PSS–SWNT composite formulations for wet-spinning multifunctional fibers
Rouhollah Jalili, Joselito M. Razal and Gordon G. Wallace,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25174
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35148j

High throughput modification of chemically reduced graphene oxides by a conjugated block copolymer in non-polar medium
Dhinesh Babu Velusamy, Sun Kak Hwang, Richard Hahnkee Kim, Giyoung Song, Sung Hwan Cho, Insung Bae and Cheolmin Park,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25183
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35539f

High electron mobility in a columnar phase of liquid-crystalline perylene tetracarboxylic bisimide bearing oligosiloxane chains
Masahiro Funahashi and Akinari Sonoda,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25190
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35579e

A new one-pot method for the synthesis of Cu nanoparticles for low temperature bonding
Toshitaka Ishizaki and Ryota Watanabe,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25198
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34954j

Reduced graphene Oxide–MnO2 hollow sphere hybrid nanostructures as high-performance electrochemical capacitors
Hao Chen, Shuxue Zhou, Min Chen and Limin Wu,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25207
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35054h

Temperature-triggered redox-degradable poly(ether urethane) nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery
Yangyun Wang, Guolin Wu, Xiaomeng Li, Jiatong Chen, Yinong Wang and Jianbiao Ma,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25217
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35186b

In situ growth synthesis of heterostructured LnPO4–SiO2 (Ln = La, Ce, and Eu) mesoporous materials as supports for small gold particles used in catalytic CO oxidation
Chengcheng Tian, Song-Hai Chai, Xiang Zhu, Zili Wu, Andrew Binder, J. Chris Bauer, Suree Brwon, Miaofang Chi, Gabriel M. Veith, Yanglong Guo and Sheng Dai,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25227
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35416k

On the possibility of p-type SnO2
David O. Scanlon and Graeme W. Watson,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25236
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34352e

Microstructured electrodeposited polypyrrole–phthalocyanine hybrid material, from morphology to ammonia sensing
Thibaut Sizun, Tilia Patois, Marcel Bouvet and Boris Lakard,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25246
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35356c

A novel stable and efficient light-emitting solid based on saponite and luminescent POSS
Francesco Olivero, Fabio Carniato, Chiara Bisio and Leonardo Marchese,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25254
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34230h

Midblock sulfonation of a model long-chain poly(p-tert-butylstyrene-b-styrene-b-p-tert-butylstyrene) triblock copolymer
Pruthesh H. Vargantwar, Molly C. Brannock, Steven D. Smith and Richard J. Spontak,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25262
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35504c

Electrospinning technology applied in zeolitic imidazolate framework membrane synthesis
Lili Fan, Ming Xue, Zixi Kang, Huan Li and Shilun Qiu,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25272
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35401B

Aggregation induced emission switching and electrical properties of chain length dependent -gels derived from phenylenedivinylene bis-pyridinium salts in alcohol–water mixtures
Suman K. Samanta and Santanu Bhattacharya,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25277
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35012b

The effect of mineral coating morphology on mesenchymal stem cell attachment and expansion
Siyoung Choi and William L. Murphy,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25288
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm33354f

Preparation, characterization and reaction mechanism of a novel silver-organic conductive ink
Yu Chang, Dong-Yu Wang, Yan-Long Tai and Zhen-Guo Yang,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25296
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34569b

Porosity control and surface sensitivity of titania/silica mesoporous multilayer coatings: applications to optical Bragg resonance tuning and molecular sensing
M. N. Ghazzal, O. Deparis, A. Errachid, H. Kebaili, P. Simonis, P. Eloy, J. P. Vigneron, J. De Coninck and E. M. Gaigneaux,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25302
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35107b

A dual-functional Pt/CNT TCO-free counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cell
Chung-Te Liu, Ying-Chiao Wang, Rui-Xuan Dong, Chun-Chieh Wang, Kuan-Chieh Huang, R. Vittal, Kuo-Chuan Ho and Jiang-Jen Lin,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25311
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35102a

Enhanced photostability of chlorophyll-a using gold nanoparticles as an efficient photoprotector
Saïd Barazzouk, Laurent Bekalé and Surat Hotchandani,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25316
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm33681b

Synthesis and investigation of mechanism of platinum–graphene electrocatalysts by novel co-reduction techniques for proton exchange membrane fuel cell applications
B. P. Vinayan, Rupali Nagar and S. Ramaprabhu,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25325
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm33894g

Preparation of hierarchical tin oxide microspheres and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells
Guanglu Shang, Jihuai Wu, Shen Tang, Miaoliang Huang, Zhang Lan, Yan Li, Junchang Zhao and Xiaoping Zhang,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25335
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm33897a

Preparation of supported hydrodesulfurization catalysts with enhanced performance using Mo-based inorganic–organic hybrid nanocrystals as a superior precursor
Wei Han, Pei Yuan, Yu Fan, Gang Shi, Haiyan Liu, Danjiang Bai and Xiaojun Bao,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25340
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34979e

A facile preparation of targetable pH-sensitive polymeric nanocarriers with encapsulated magnetic nanoparticles for controlled drug release
Shun Yang, Dongyun Chen, Najun Li, Xiao Mei, Xiuxiu Qi, Hua Li, Qingfeng Xu and Jianmei Lu,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25354
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34817a

Low-cost materials for boron adsorption from water
Cristina Sanfeliu, Ramón Martínez-Máñez, Félix Sancenón, Juan Soto, Victoria Puchol, Pedro Amorós and M. Dolores Marcos,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25362
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm32819d

Synthesis of ZnSnO3 mesocrystals from regular cube-like to sheet-like structures and their comparative electrochemical properties in Li-ion batteries
Yuejiao Chen, Baihua Qu, Lin Mei, Danni Lei, Libao Chen, Qiuhong Li and Taihong Wang,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25373
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm33123c

General synthesis of xLi2MnO3·(1 -x)LiMn1/3Ni1/3Co1/3O2 nanomaterials by a molten-salt method: towards a high capacity and high power cathode for rechargeable lithium batteries
Jinlong Liu, Long Chen, Mengyan Hou, Fei Wang, Renchao Che and Yongyao Xia,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25380
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35026b

Structural and defect properties of the LaPO4 and LaP5O14-based proton conductors
Satyajit Phadke, Juan C. Nino and M. Saiful Islam,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25388
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm32940a

Vacuum thermally evaporated polymeric zinc acrylate as an organic interlayer of organic/inorganic multilayer passivation for flexible organic thin-film transistors
Won Min Yun, Jaeyoung Jang, Sooji Nam, Yong Jin Jeong, Lae Ho Kim, Seyeol Park, Sang Joon Seo and Chan Eon Park,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25395
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34760a

Solvothermal synthesis of nano-LiMnPO4 from Li3PO4 rod-like precursor: reaction mechanism and electrochemical properties
Shi-Liu Yang, Ru-Guang Ma, Ming-Jun Hu, Liu-Jiang Xi, Zhou-Guang Lu and C. Y. Chung,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25402
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34193j

Pyrene-directed growth of nanoporous benzimidazole-linked nanofibers and their application to selective CO2 capture and separation
Mohammad Gulam Rabbani, Ali Kemal Sekizkardes, Oussama M. El-Kadri, Bilal R. Kaafarani and Hani M. El-Kaderi,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25409
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34922a

Synthesis of layered–layered 0.5Li2MnO3·0.5LiCoO2 nanocomposite electrode materials by the mechanochemical process and first principles study
Soo Kim, Chunjoong Kim, Young-In Jhon, Jae-Kyo Noh, Sesha Hari Vemuri, Robert Smith, Kyung Yoon Chung, Myung S. Jhon and Byung-Won Cho,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25418
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35654f

Lipophilic and cationic triphenylphosphonium grafted linear polyethylenimine polymers for efficient gene delivery to mammalian cells
R. Bansal, S. K. Tripathi, K. C. Gupta and P. Kumar,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25427
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm35243e

The preparation and characterization of double-layer microcapsules used for the self-healing of resin matrix composites
Ru Tian, Xiaoli Fu, Yudong Zheng, Xin Liang, Qiaoli Wang, Ying Ling and Baoshun Hou,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 25437
DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34195f