ACS Omega: Publishing Diverse Science from a Global Community

ACS Omega authors are working in labs around the world doing research in both pure and applied sciences across a broad range of chemistry and related areas. Since the fully open-access journal’s launch in 2016, its editors have been excited to publish high-quality research and build connections throughout the global community of scientists.

These 12 videos showcase some of the outstanding research published in ACS Omega by researchers from 14 countries covering dozens of scientific topics. We hope you’ll watch and enjoy, and then read the associated open-access articles to learn more about the research!

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Creating Nanomaterials Faster with the Midas Touch


From: France, Germany, Spain
Topics: Crystal structure, heat transfer, mechanical properties, nanoparticles, nanostructures, optical properties, phase, reaction kinetics, solvothermal reaction, thermodynamic properties
Light-Assisted Solvothermal Chemistry Using Plasmonic Nanoparticles
ACS Omega, 2016, 1 (1), pp 2–8
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00019

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Colorful Chemistry: Exploring Organic Dyes


From: Canada
Topics: Catalysts, dehalogenation, electron transfer, photochemical redox reaction
Library of Cationic Organic Dyes for Visible-Light-Driven Photoredox Transformations
ACS Omega, 2016, 1 (1), pp 66–76
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00058

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Computational Chemistry Can Design Better Drugs


From: The Netherlands and U.S.
Topics: Biological membrane, free energy, medicinal chemistry, molecular association, pharmacology, structure-activity relationship
Predicting Binding Affinities for GPCR Ligands Using Free-Energy Perturbation
ACS Omega, 2016, 1 (2), pp 293–304
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00086
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Fighting Climate Change with a CO2 Net


From: Mexico
Topics: Adsorption, carbon sequestration, crystal structure, enthalpy, metal-organic frameworks, molecular structure, organic compounds and functional groups, surface structure, thermal properties
Water Adsorption Properties of NOTT-401 and CO2 Capture Under Humid Conditions
ACS Omega, 2016, 1 (2), pp 305–310
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00102
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An Eco-friendly Superplastic using Biocarbon


From: Canada
Topics: Crystal structure, distribution function, elastic materials, enthalpy, materials processing, mechanical properties, polyesters, polymer blends, polymer morphology, surface structure, thermal properties
Biocomposites with Size-Fractionated Biocarbon: Influence of the Microstructure on Macroscopic Properties
ACS Omega, 2016, 1 (4), pp 636–647
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00175
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Building Bendable Tech with Chemistry


From: India
Topics: Electric properties, materials science, nanostructures, polyesters, polymers, solid state electrochemistry, surface structure, two-dimensional materials, viscosity
Screen-Printable Electronic Ink of Ultrathin Boron Nitride Nanosheets
ACS Omega, 2016, 1 (6), pp 1220–1228
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00242
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Metal-Free Hydrogenation Can Make Oils Less Toxic


From: U.S.
Topics: Catalysts, hydrogenation, organic compounds and functional group, quantum mechanical methods
Heterogeneous Metal-Free Hydrogenation over Defect-Laden Hexagonal Boron Nitride
ACS Omega, 2016, 1 (6), pp 1343–1354
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00315
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How Can Chemistry Help Build Better Solar Cells?


From: China
Topics: Electric transport processes and properties, electron transfer, heterojunction solar cells, luminescence, mass transfer, materials science, perovskites, physical and chemical properties, redox reaction, solid state electrochemistry
Performance Enhancement of Planar Heterojunction Perovskite Solar Cells through Tuning the Doping Properties of Hole-Transporting Materials
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (1), pp 326–336
DOI: 10.1021/acstomega.6b00465
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What if a Battery Could Provide Drinking Water from the Ocean?


From: South Korea
Topics: Electrochemistry, batteries, desalination, adsorption, membranes
Rocking Chair Desalination Battery Based on Prussian Blue Electrodes
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1653–1659
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00526
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A Novel Recipe for Chromones to Treat Diseases


From: Brazil, Pakistan
Topics: : Carbonyl compounds (organic), catalysts, chemoinformatics, electric properties, green chemistry, Group 16 compounds, physical and chemical processes
Metal- and Solvent-Free Approach to Access 3-Se/S-Chromones from the Cyclization of Enaminones in the Presence of Dichalcogenides Catalyzed by KIO3
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 2280–2290
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00445
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Shapeshifting Tissue Can Regrow Organs


From: Italy
Topics: Cell and molecular biology, hydrogels, materials processing, mechanical properties
Thixotropic Peptide-Based Physical Hydrogels Applied to Three-Dimensional Cell Culture
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 2374–2381
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00322
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Forging Better Nanowires and Electronics


From: Germany, U.S., Denmark
Topics: Mechanical properties, nanowires, polymers, sensors, solid state electrochemistry
Piezoresistive Response of Quasi-One-Dimensional ZnO Nanowires Using an in Situ Electromechanical Device
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (6), pp 2985–2993
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00041
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Publish Your Research in ACS Omega

The ACS Omega editorial team wants you to join this global community of scientists working across disciplines by publishing your research in the journal.

The ACS Omega scope includes all the topics listed above, every topic in the scope of the more than 55 ACS Publications journals, and more. Editorial decisions on manuscripts focus on the research, not on the perceived evaluation of immediate impact. The editors welcome high-quality new findings, studies that demonstrate the reproducibility of existing research, large datasets, and noteworthy negative results.

Publish Your Research Open Access in ACS Omega.

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