Highlighting Material Research from China

Chemistry of Materials has been a witness of the remarkable growth in top-quality advances in materials science emerging from China. Here we highlight our 10 most highly downloaded papers from China in 2018. This innovative research includes topics such as organic photovoltaics and other organic electronic devices, metal-halide perovskite nanocrystals, porous and hybrid materials, 2D materials, and functional soft materials, as well as materials for energy applications, such as batteries/supercapacitors and solar fuels.

Microspacing In-Air Sublimation Growth of Organic Crystals
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (2), pp 412–420
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04170
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Ternary Transition Metal Sulfides Embedded in Graphene Nanosheets as Both the Anode and Cathode for High-Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitors
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (3), pp 1055–1068
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04976
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Multifunctional Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogels with Self-Healing, High Conductivity, and Rapid Recovery through Host–Guest Interactions
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (5), pp 1729–1742
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00008
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Tunable Electron Donating and Accepting Properties Achieved by Modulating the Steric Hindrance of Side Chains in A-D-A Small-Molecule Photovoltaic Materials
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (3), pp 619–628
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03142
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Bis-Silicon-Bridged Stilbene: A Core for Small-Molecule Electron Acceptor for High-Performance Organic Solar Cells
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (3), pp 587–591
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04930
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Novel π-Conjugated Polymer Based on an Extended Thienoquinoid
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (2), pp 319–323
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04592
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Predicted Lead-Free Perovskites for Solar Cells
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (3), pp 718–728
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04036
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ROS-Sensitive Polymeric Nanocarriers with Red Light-Activated Size Shrinkage for Remotely Controlled Drug Release
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (2), pp 517–525
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04751
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Facile Synthesis of Highly Porous Metal Oxides by Mechanochemical Nanocasting
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (9), pp 2924–2929
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b05405
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General Strategy for the Preparation of Stable Luminous Nanocomposite Inks Using Chemically Addressable CsPbX3 Peroskite Nanocrystals
Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (8), pp 2771–2780
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00587
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