Ion association in hydrothermal aqueous NaCl solutions: Implications for the microscopic structure of supercritical water; M. Elbers, C. Schmidt, C. Sternemann, C.J. Sahle, S. Jahn, C. Albers, R. Sakrowski, H. Gretarsson, M. Sundermann, M. Tolan, M. Wilke, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2021; DOI: 10.1039/d1cp01490k

A hydrothermal apparatus for x-ray absorption spectroscopy of hydrothermal fluids at DESY; S. Klemme, M. Feldhaus, V. Potapkin, M. Wilke, M. Borchert, M. Louvel, A. Loges, A. Rohrbach, P. Weitkamp, E. Welter, M. Kokh, C. Schmidt, and D. Testemale; Rev. Sci. Instrum. 2021, 92, 063903; DOI: 10.1063/5.0044767

Atomic-scale mixing between MgO and H2O in the deep interiors of water-rich planets; T. Kim, S. Chariton, V. Prakapenka, A. Pakhomova, H.-P. Liermann, Z. Liu, S. Speziale, S.-H. Shim, and Y. Lee; Nature Astronomy, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41550-021-01368-2

Low-energy constraints on photoelectron spectra measured from liquid water and aqueous solutions; S. Malerz, F. Trinter, U. Hergenhahn, A. Ghrist, H. Ali, C. Nicolas, C. Saak, C. Richter, S. Hartweg, L. Nahon, C. Lee, C. Goy, D. M. Neumark, G. Meijer, I. Wilkinson, B. Winter and S. Thürmer; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2021; 23, 8246-8260; DOI: 10.1039/D1CP00430A

The stability of subducted glaucophane with the Earth’s secular cooling; Y. Bang, H. Hwang, T. Kim, H. Cynn, Y. Park, H. Jung, C. Park, D. Popov, V. B. Prakapenka, L. Wang, H.-P. Liermann, T. Irifune, H.-K. Mao, and Y. Lee; Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 1496; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-21746-8

Bulk modulus of H2O across the ice VII–ice X transition measured by time-resolved x-ray diffraction in dynamic diamond anvil cell experiments; A. S. J. Méndez, F. Trybel, R. J. Husband, G. Steinle-Neumann, H.-P. Liermann, and H. Marquardt; Physical Review B, 2021, 103, 064104; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.103.064104

Water Mobility in the Interfacial Liquid Layer of Ice/Clay Nanocomposites; Hailong Li, Julian Mars, Wiebke Lohstroh, Michael Marek Koza, Hans‐Jürgen Butt and Markus Mezger; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 7697; DOI: 10.1002/anie.202013125

Near Infrared Spectra of High-Density Crystalline H2O Ices II, IV, V, VI, IX & XII; Christina Tonauer, Eva-Maria Köck, Tobias M. Gasser, Violete Fuentes Landete, Raphael Henn, Sophia Mayr, Christian Kirchler, Christian Huck and Thomas Loerting; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2021, 125, 1062-1068; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c09764

Unlocking the Water Trimer Loop: Isotopic Study of Benzophenone-(H2O)1-3 Clusters with Rotational Spectroscopy; Weixing Li, María Mar Quesada Moreno, Pablo Pinacho, and Melanie Schnell; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 5323–5330; DOI: 10.1002/anie.202013899.


Emergence of anomalous dynamics in soft matter probed at the European XFEL; Felix Lehmkühler, Francesco Dallari, Avni Jain, Marcin Sikorski, Johannes Möller, Lara Frenzel, Irina Lokteva, Grant Mills, Michael Walther, Harald Sinn, Florian Schulz, Michael Dartsch, Verena Markmann, Richard Bean, Yoonhee Kim, Patrik Vagovic, Anders Madsen, Adrian P. Mancuso, and Gerhard Grübel; PNAS September 29, 2020 117 (39) 24110-24116; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2003337117 .

Probing the Surface of La0.6Sr0.4MnO3 in Water Vapor by In Situ Photon-In/Photon-Out Spectroscopy; Philipp Busse, Zhong Yin, Daniel Mierwaldt, Julius Scholz, Birte Kressdorf, Leif Glaser, Piter S. Miedema, André Rothkirch, Jens Viefhaus, Christian Jooss, Simone Techert, and Marcel Risch; J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 7893-7902; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c00840.

Water as a tuneable solvent: a perspective; Eric Breynaert, Maarten Houlleberghs, Sambhu Radhakrishnan, Gerhard Grübel, Francis Taulelle and Johan A. Martens; Chem. Soc. Rev., 2020, 49, 2557-2569; DOI: 10.1039/C9CS00545E.