Discover the Most-Read Physical Chemistry Articles of October 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 October 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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DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00044

Solid State Photochemistry of Hydroxylated Naphthalenes on Minerals: Probing Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Transformation Pathways under Astrochemically-Relevant Conditions
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018, 2 (10), pp 977–1000
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00084

Retention of U(VI) by the Formation of Fe Precipitates from Oxidation of Fe(II)
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018, 2 (10), pp 968–976
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00098


DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01800

Recent Advances in Aqueous Zinc-Ion Batteries
ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (10), pp 2480–2501
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01552

Mixed-Node Metal–Organic Frameworks as Efficient Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction
ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (10), pp 2520–2526
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01466


DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00745

Strong Plasmon–Exciton Coupling with Directional Absorption Features in Optically Thin Hybrid Nanohole Metasurfaces
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (10), pp 4046–4055
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00809

Photopolymerization with Light Fields Possessing Orbital Angular Momentum: Generation of Helical Microfibers
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (10), pp 4156–4163
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b01031


DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b03379

Assessing the Potential of Biochars Prepared by Steam-Assisted Slow Pyrolysis for CO2 Adsorption and Separation
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Energy Fuels, 2018, 32 (10), pp 10218–10227
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b00967

Experimental Study on the Influence of n-Butanol Blending on the Combustion, Autoignition, and Knock Properties of Gasoline and Its Surrogate in a Spark-Ignition Engine
Energy Fuels, 2018, 32 (10), pp 10052–10064
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b01001


DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04015

Chemical Game Theory
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (41), pp 13593–13607
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b02765

Fabrication of Novel Open-Cell Foams of Poly(ε-caprolactone)/Poly(lactic acid) Blends for Tissue-Engineering Scaffolds
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (39), pp 12951–12958
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b03085


DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00842

Curcumin Eutectics with Enhanced Dissolution Rates: Binary Phase Diagrams, Characterization, and Dissolution Studies
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2018, 63 (10), pp 3652–3671
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00425

Solubility and Molecular Interactions of Trimetazidine Hydrochloride in 12 Monosolvents and Solvent Mixtures of Methanol + (Ethanol, N,N-Dimethylformamide or Ethyl Acetate)
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2018, 63 (10), pp 3704–3714
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00292


DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00462

ADMETopt: A Web Server for ADMET Optimization in Drug Design via Scaffold Hopping
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2018, 58 (10), pp 2051–2056
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00258

Unique Physicochemical Patterns of Residues in Protein–Protein Interfaces
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2018, 58 (10), pp 2164–2173
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.8b00417


DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00634

Tinker 8: Software Tools for Molecular Design
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2018, 14 (10), pp 5273–5289
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00578

Anomalous Effects of Velocity Rescaling Algorithms: The Flying Ice Cube Effect Revisited
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2018, 14 (10), pp 5262–5272
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00531


DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b08234

Ice Clouds: Atmospheric Ice Nucleation Concept versus the Physical Chemistry of Freezing Atmospheric Drops
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122 (39), pp 7777–7781
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b07631

Computational Tools for Calculating log β Values of Geochemically Relevant Uranium Organometallic Complexes
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122 (40), pp 8007–8019
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b06914


DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b06844

Dynamics of Disordered Proteins under Confinement: Memory Effects and Internal Friction
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (39), pp 9049–9060
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b07552

Electronic Resonant Stimulated Raman Scattering Micro-Spectroscopy
This article is part of the “Young Scientists” special issue.
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (39), pp 9218–9224
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b08094


DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b06533

Photophysics of Deep Blue Acridane- and Benzonitrile-Based Emitter Employing Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (39), pp 22796–22801
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05086

Synergistic Application of XPS and DFT to Investigate Metal Oxide Surface Catalysis
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (39), pp 22397–22406
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b07865


DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02731

Nonadiabatic Excited-State Dynamics with Machine Learning
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9 (19), pp 5660–5663
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02327

Theory of the Double Layer in Water-in-Salt Electrolytes
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9 (19), pp 5840–5846
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02298


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