Discover the Most-Read Physical Chemistry Articles of September 2018

There are lots of different ways to look at the reach of an article. You can look at citations, Altmetric Attention Scores, awards, and more. One way to consider the influence of an article is just by looking at how many people chose to read it. To that end, we’ve compiled lists of the five most-read chemistry articles that appeared in each ACS Publications journal in September 2018, including research, reviews, perspectives, and editorial pieces. These lists were not chosen by the journal’s editors and should not be taken as a “best of” list, but as another perspective on where the chemistry community allocated their attention.

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ACS Energy Letters

Most Cited versus Uncited Papers. What Do They Tell Us?
ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (9), pp 2134–2135
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01443

Stability in Perovskite Photovoltaics: A Paradigm for Newfangled Technologies
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (9), pp 2136–2143
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b00914

Water-Stable, Fluorescent Organic−Inorganic Hybrid and Fully Inorganic Perovskites
ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (9), pp 2120–2126
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01394

Homogeneous Interface Conductivity for Lithium Dendrite-Free Anode
ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (9), pp 2259–2266
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01244

21.8% Efficient Monolithic Perovskite/Homo-Junction-Silicon Tandem Solar Cell on 16 cm2
ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (9), pp 2299–2300
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01382
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ACS Infectious Diseases

Molecular Probes for the Determination of Subcellular Compound Exposure Profiles in Gram-Negative Bacteria
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ACS Infect. Dis., 2018, 4 (9), pp 1355–1367
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.8b00093

Nature Builds Macrocycles and Heterocycles into Its Antimicrobial Frameworks: Deciphering Biosynthetic Strategy
ACS Infect. Dis., 2018, 4 (9), pp 1283–1299
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.8b00101

Evaluating LC–MS/MS To Measure Accumulation of Compounds within Bacteria
ACS Infect. Dis., 2018, 4 (9), pp 1336–1345
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.8b00083

Discovery of Immunologically Inspired Small Molecules That Target the Viral Envelope Protein
ACS Infect. Dis., 2018, 4 (9), pp 1395–1406
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.8b00127

Synthesis and Preclinical Evaluation of TPA-Based Zinc Chelators as Metallo-β-lactamase Inhibitors
ACS Infect. Dis., 2018, 4 (9), pp 1407–1422
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.8b00137
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ACS Photonics

Plasmon-Enhanced Generation of Nonclassical Light
ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (9), pp 3447–3451
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00852

Radiative Enhancement of Single Quantum Emitters in WSe2 Monolayers Using Site-Controlled Metallic Nanopillars
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ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (9), pp 3466–3471
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00580

Combining Plasmonic Hot Carrier Generation with Free Carrier Absorption for High-Performance Near-Infrared Silicon-Based Photodetection
ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (9), pp 3472–3477
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00623

Power Balance and Temperature in Optically Pumped Spasers and Nanolasers
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ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (9), pp 3695–3703
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00705

Indium Tin Oxide Broadband Metasurface Absorber
ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (9), pp 3526–3533
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00781
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Energy & Fuels

The Applications of NMR Relaxometry, NMR Cryoporometry, and FFC NMR to Nanoporous Structures and Dynamics in Shale at Low Magnetic Fields
Energy Fuels, 2018, 32 (9), pp 8897–8904
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b01603

Methods and Challenges in the Determination of Molecular Weight Metrics of Bio-oils
Energy Fuels, 2018, 32 (9), pp 8905–8920
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b02113

Pore Reorganization of Porous Carbon during Trace Calcium-Catalyzed Coal Activation for Adsorption Applications
Energy Fuels, 2018, 32 (9), pp 9191–9201
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b01974

Advances in Asphaltene Petroleomics. Part 3. Dominance of Island or Archipelago Structural Motif Is Sample Dependent
Energy Fuels, 2018, 32 (9), pp 9106–9120
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b01765

Class Separation of the Trace Polar Species Present in Diesel Using Hydrophilic Interaction Chromatography and High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
Energy Fuels, 2018, 32 (9), pp 8944–8954
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b01089
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Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

I&EC Research 2018 Excellence in Review Awards
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (36), pp 12017–12017
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04050

Announcing the 2018 Class of Influential Researchers
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (38), pp 12601–12601
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04315

Research into the Polynomial Alpha Function for the Cubic Equation of State
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (38), pp 12602–12623
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b02549

Pseudo-Homopolymerization Approach To Predict the Molecular Weight Distribution in the Copolymerization via Activator Regenerated by Electron Transfer Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (36), pp 12040–12054
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b02123

Conversion of Methane to Methanol on Copper Mordenite: Redox Mechanism of Isothermal and High-Temperature-Activation Procedures
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (36), pp 12036–12039
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b01183
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Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data

Peer Review Appreciation at JCED
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2018, 63 (9), pp 3169–3169
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00701

Review of Ammonium Chloride–Water Solution Properties
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2018, 63 (9), pp 3170–3183
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.7b01062

Phase Equilibrium Relations of Semiclathrate Hydrates Based on Tetra-n-butylphosphonium Formate, Acetate, and Lactate
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2018, 63 (9), pp 3615–3620
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00481

Removal of Acid Blue 25 from Aqueous Media by Magnetic-SBA-15/CPAA Super Adsorbent: Adsorption Isotherm, Kinetic, and Thermodynamic Studies
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2018, 63 (9), pp 3592–3605
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00474

Phase Equilibrium Behavior in Mixtures Containing Tributyl Citrate, Citric Acid, Butan-1-ol, and Water
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2018, 63 (9), pp 3252–3262
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00064
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Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

Machine Learning in Drug Discovery
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2018, 58 (9), pp 1723–1724
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00478

Exploring DrugBank in Virtual Reality Chemical Space
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2018, 58 (9), pp 1731–1735
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00402

PADFrag: A Database Built for the Exploration of Bioactive Fragment Space for Drug Discovery
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2018, 58 (9), pp 1725–1730
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00285

Fréchet ChemNet Distance: A Metric for Generative Models for Molecules in Drug Discovery
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2018, 58 (9), pp 1736–1741
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00234

An Orbital-Overlap Complement to Ligand and Binding Site Electrostatic Potential Maps
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2018, 58 (9), pp 1836–1846
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00370
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Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation

Transferability in Machine Learning for Electronic Structure via the Molecular Orbital Basis
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2018, 14 (9), pp 4772–4779
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00636

Method Calibration or Data Fitting?
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2018, 14 (9), pp 4651–4661
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00477

ProPOSE: Direct Exhaustive Protein–Protein Docking with Side Chain Flexibility
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2018, 14 (9), pp 4938–4947
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00225

Transferable Dynamic Molecular Charge Assignment Using Deep Neural Networks
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2018, 14 (9), pp 4687–4698
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00524

Wavefunction-like Correlation Model for Use in Hybrid Density Functionals
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2018, 14 (9), pp 4590–4599
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00337
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Virtual Issue on Physical Chemistry in South Korea
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122 (35), pp 6961–6962
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b07244

Kinetics of the Reaction of OH with Isoprene over a Wide Range of Temperature and Pressure Including Direct Observation of Equilibrium with the OH Adducts
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122 (37), pp 7239–7255
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b04829

Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy of UO22+ and [UO2Cl]+
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122 (35), pp 6970–6977
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b05567

Enhanced Triplet Sensitizing Ability of an Iridium Complex by Intramolecular Energy-Transfer Mechanism
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122 (35), pp 6963–6969
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b04807

Theoretical Prediction and Analysis of the UV/Visible Absorption and Emission Spectra of Chiral Carbon Nanorings
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122 (37), pp 7284–7292
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b07270
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry B

Virtual Issue on Physical Chemistry in South Korea
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (35), pp 8315–8316
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b07245

Long-Range Modulations of Electric Fields in Proteins
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (35), pp 8330–8342
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b03870

Come Together: Molecular Details into the Synergistic Effects of Polymer–Surfactant Adsorption at the Oil/Water Interface
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (36), pp 8582–8590
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b05432

Reinforcement Learning Based Adaptive Sampling: REAPing Rewards by Exploring Protein Conformational Landscapes
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (35), pp 8386–8395
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b06521

Sugar-Mediated Stabilization of Protein against Chemical or Thermal Denaturation
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (37), pp 8685–8697
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b06572
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Roles of Phase Junction in Photocatalysis and Photoelectrocatalysis
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (37), pp 21083–21096
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b06039

Boron-Doped C3N Monolayer as a Promising Metal-Free Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalyst: A Theoretical Insight
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (35), pp 20312–20322
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05171

CO2 Reactivity on Cobalt-Based Perovskites
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (35), pp 20391–20401
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b06104

Insights into the Structure and Transport of the Lithium, Sodium, Magnesium, and Zinc Bis(trifluoromethansulfonyl)imide Salts in Ionic Liquids
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (35), pp 20108–20121
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05573

First Principles Insight into H2 Activation and Hydride Species on TiO2 Surfaces
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (35), pp 20323–20328
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05251
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Lonely Atoms with Special Gifts: Breaking Linear Scaling Relationships in Heterogeneous Catalysis with Single-Atom Alloys
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9 (18), pp 5636–5646
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b01888

Virtual Issue on Physical Chemistry in South Korea
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9 (17), pp 4893–4894
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02345

Electrochemical Synthesis of Ammonia from N2 and H2O under Ambient Conditions Using Pore-Size-Controlled Hollow Gold Nanocatalysts with Tunable Plasmonic Properties
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9 (17), pp 5160–5166
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02188

Point Defects and Green Emission in Zero-Dimensional Perovskites
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9 (18), pp 5490–5495
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02477

Invalidity of Band-Gap Engineering Concept for Bi3+ Heterovalent Doping in CsPbBr3 Halide Perovskite
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9 (18), pp 5408–5411
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02178

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