"It is a great honor and pleasure to have the opportunity to serve ACS and the community of organic chemists at large as editor-in-chief of Organic Letters," says Carreira. "The journal facilitates the rapid sharing of exciting, cutting-edge research in the fast-paced world we live in. Organic chemistry is a discipline that continues to evolve in dazzling new directions; it is an endeavor that constantly strives to remake itself as new challenges arise. I look forward to engaging the community of scientists, young and old, unseasoned and experienced, as well as industrial and academic researchers, teachers and students, to ensure Organic Letters remains central to their love for science."
"We are delighted to welcome Professor Erick Carreira in his new role as editor-in-chief of Organic Letters," says James Milne, Ph.D., senior vice president, Journals Publishing Group at ACS Publications. "Professor Carreira's extensive editorial and publishing experience with the journal, as well as his scientific expertise in the areas of organic synthesis and natural products, will ensure the journal continues to develop and be held in the highest regard over the years ahead. ACS would also like to extend our sincere gratitude to Professor Amos Smith. As the inaugural editor of the journal, he has set the bar for exceptional author service and the exceptional quality of published work. His commitment to the journal over the past two decades has resulted in Organic Letters being truly the most impactful journal for organic chemistry researchers globally. That's no small feat."
LANXESS enters battery chemistry business electrolyte production for lithium-ion batteries in Leverkusen Germany
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Cologne, April 2, 2021 – In the manufacture of transmission oil pans, polyamides offer numerous advantages over sheet steel or die-cast aluminum in terms of lightweight construction, cost-cutting functional integration and design flexibility. Polyamide 66 in particular has therefore found widespread use in series production of these large injection-molded parts in recent years. However, polyamide 6 is also very well suited to the purpose, as is evident from an increasing number of applications. Read More
Cologne, March 30, 2021 – A smartphone that sets new standards for lightness, slim design and sustainability is making its debut on the market this March: the Carbon 1 MK II from Berlin-based start-up Carbon Mobile. “Designed and engineered in Germany, the Carbon 1 MK II reignites miniaturization and drives sustainability in connected devices by replacing plastics and aluminum with advanced composite materials for the first time”, says Firas Khalifeh, CEO of Carbon Mobile. The base material for Read More
Muttenz, March 29, 2021 – Closer to Chinese customers from the start. Clariant’s Additives business continues to step up support for the needs of China’s growth industries, with new top-class facilities to foster R&D and joint application technology developments at the One Clariant Campus (OCC). Ahead of Chinaplas 2021, Clariant shares a taster of bio-based additives available to advance resource-efficient innovation in local market segments, highlights from its new sustainable solutions set for Read More