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"Ultrafast photodissociation dynamics of 1,​4-​diiodobenzene" Stankus, B.; Odate, A.; Weber, P.M. J. Chem. Phys. 2018 DOI:10.1063/1.5031787
"Probing the interaction between the encapsulated water molecule and the fullerene cages in H2O@C60- and H2O@C59N-" Zhu, G-H.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, Q-F.; Wang, L-S.; et. al. Chemical Science. 2018 DOI:10.1039/c8sc01031e
"Enhancing low-​field magnetoresistance in magnetite nanoparticles via zinc substitution" Sun, S.; et. al. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018 PubMed ID:29901060
"Measuring order in disordered systems and disorder in ordered systems: Random matrix theory for isotropic and nematic liquid crystals and its perspective on pseudo-​nematic domains" Zhao, Y.; Stratt, R.M. J. Chem. Phys. 2018 PubMed ID:29865812
"Elucidation of the Formation Mechanisms of the Octahydrotriborate Anion (B3H8(-​)​) through the Nucleophilicity of the B-​H Bond" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018 PubMed ID: 29732884