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  JACS At 125  
     
 

In 2003, C&EN celebrated the 125th volume of the Journal of the American Chemical Society with a special series of articles. "JACS at 125" highlighted select papers from among JACS' 125 most cited.

January 27, 2003

  • SYMMETRY RULES!
    Woodward and Hoffmann paper in 1965 set rules for predicting stereochemistry of electrocyclic reactions.

February 17, 2003

March 24, 2003

  • ATOMIC DISTANCES
    Linus Pauling's landmark paper in 1947 predicts metallic radii of most elements

April 21, 2003

  • PEPTIDES ON DEMAND
    Bruce Merrifield's 1963 paper paved the way for automated synthesis of peptides and proteins

May 19, 2003

  • HAMMOND POSTULATE
    1955 paper used transition-state theory to explain structure-reactivity relationships

June 16, 2003

July 21, 2003

  • CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT
    Charles J. Pedersen's 1967 'blockbuster' paper reported discovery of crown ethers and their complexes

August 18, 2003

September 29, 2003

  • JUST SURFACE DEEP, BUT NOT SHALLOW
    Irving Langmuir and Katharine Blodgett brought new depth to molecule-thick films with papers published in 1918 and 1935, respectively.

October 27, 2003

  • A PRACTICAL REACTION
    Titanium-catalyzed asymmetric epoxidation paved the way to a Nobel Prize in Chemistry

November 17, 2003

  • AN ELECTRIC MOMENT
    Correction of Debye theory to predict dielectric constants of polar liquids had far-reaching effect

December 22, 2003

  • KARPLUS EQUATION
    Theoretical calculation links NMR coupling constant to molecular geometry

 

View the complete list of the 125 most cited publications.