243. J. Kim, C. Anand, S. N. Talapaneni, J. You, Salem S. Aldeyab, E. Kim and A.Vinu*, Catalytic Polymerization of Anthracene in a Recyclable SBA-15 Reactor with High Iron Content by a Friedel–Crafts Alkylation, Angew Chemie International Edition, 2012, 51, 2859-2863 (Highlighted as the Inside Cover of the Issue). (IF = 13.74)

242. G. P. Mane, S. N. Talapaneni, C. Anand, S. Varghese, H. Iwai, Q. Ji, K. Ariga, T. Mori, A. Vinu*, Preparation of Highly Ordered Nitrogen Containing Mesoporous Carbon from Gelatin Biomolecule and its Excellent Sensing Performance to Acetic Acid, Advanced Functional Materials, 2012, 22, 3596-3604. (IF = 9.77)

241. S. N. Talapaneni, G. P. Mane, A. Mano, T. Mori, and A. Vinu*, Synthesis of Nitrogen Rich Mesoporous Carbon Nitride with Tunable Pores, Band Gaps and Nitrogen Content from a Single Aminoguanidine Precursor, ChemSusChem, 2012, 5, 700-708. (IF = 7.46)

240. K. Ariga, Q. Ji, M.J. McShane, Y.M. Lvov, A. Vinu, J.P. Hill, Inorganic Nanoarchitectonics for Biological Applications,Chem. Mater., 2012, 24, 728-737 (Selected as one of the top 10 articles published in Chem Mater in 2012). IF = 8.24)

239. L. Jia, G. P. Mane, C. Anand, S. N. Talapaneni, D. S. Dhawale, S. Varghese, Q. Ji, K. Ariga, and A. Vinu*, A Facile Photo-induced Synthesis of COOH Functionalized Meso-macroporous Carbon Film and its Excellent Sensing Capability for Aromatic Amines, Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 9029-9031. (IF = 6.38)

238. Siddulu N. Talapaneni, S. Anandan, Gurudas P. Mane, C. Anand, S. Varghese, A. Mano, T. Mori, and A. Vinu*, Facile synthesis and basic catalytic application of 3D mesoporous carbon nitride with a controllable bimodal distribution, J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 9831-9840. (IF = 6.10)

237. N. Shanta Singh, R. S. Ningthoujam, Ganngam Phaomei, S. Dorendrajit Singh, A. Vinu and R. K. Vatsa, Re-dispersion and film formation of GdVO4: Ln3+ (Ln3+ = Dy3+, Eu3+, Sm3+, Tm3+) nanoparticles: particle size and luminescence studies, Dalton Transactions, 2012, 41, 4404-4412. (IF = 3.81)

236. Snehal Wanjari, Chandan Prabhu, T. Satyanarayana, A. Vinu, Sadhana Rayalu, Immobilization of carbonic anhydrase on mesoporous aluminosilicate for carbonation reaction, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2012, 160, 151-158. (IF = 3.37)

235. S. Chauhan, G. P. Mane,  C. Anand, D. S. Dhawale,  B.V. Subba Reddy, S.M.J. Zaidi, Salem S. Al-Deyab, V.V. Balasubramanian,  T. Mori, and A. Vinu*, Low temperature synthesis of pyrano- and furo[3,2-c]quinolines via Povarov reaction using highly ordered 3D nanoporous catalyst with a high acidity, Synlett, 2012, 15, 2237-2240. (IF = 2.66)

234. C. Anand, P. Srinivasu, G. P Mane, S. N. Talapaneni, D. S. Dhawale, S. V. Priya, S. Varghese, Y. Sugi, and A. Vinu,* Preparation of Mesoporous Titanosilicate Molecular Sieves with a Cage Type 3D Porous Structure for Cyclohexene Epoxidation, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2012, 160, 159-166. (IF = 3.37)

233. M. Lakshmi Kantam, S. Priyadarshini, P. J. Amal Joseph, P. Srinivas, A. Vinu, K. J. Klabunde and Y. Nishina, Catalytic guanylation of aliphatic, aromatic, heterocyclic primary and secondary amines using nanocrystalline zinc(II) oxide,Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 5730-5737. (IF = 2.80)

232. L. Sterk, J. Górka, A. Vinu, and M. Jaroniec, Soft-templating synthesis of ordered mesoporous carbons in the presence of tetraethyl orthosilicate and silver salt, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2012, 156, 121-126. (IF = 3.37)

231. U. Balakrishnan, N. Ananthi, S. Velmathi*, M. R. Benzigar, S. N. Talapaneni, Salem S. Aldeyab, K. Ariga, and A. Vinu*, Immobilization of Chiral Amide Derived from (1R,2S)-(-)-Norephedrine over 3D Nanoporous Silica for the Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehydes,  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2012,155, 40-46. (IF = 3.37)

230. S. Varghese, S. Nagarajan, M. R Benzigar, A. Mano, Z. ALOthman, G. A Gnana Raj, A. Vinu,* 3D Nanoporous FeAl-KIT-5 with a cage type pore structure: a highly efficient and stable catalyst for hydroarylation of styrene and arylacetylenes,Tetrahedron Letters, 2012, 53, 1485-1489. (IF = 2.40)

229. C. Anand, I. Toyama, H. Tamada, S. Tawada, S. Noda, K. Komura, Y. Kubota, S. W. Lee, S.J. Cho, J.-H. Kim, G. Seo, A. Vinu,* Y.Sugi, Deactivation of External Acid Sites of H‑Mordenite by Modification with Lanthanide Oxides for the Isopropylation of Biphenyl and the Cracking of 1,3,5-Triisopropylbenzene and Cumene, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2012, 51, 12214-12221. (IF = 2.20)

228. Y. Sugi, M. Kamiya, H. Tamada, N. Kobayashi, I. Toyama, S. Tawada, K. Komura, Y. Kubota, A. Chokkalingam, A. Vinu, The isopropylation of diphenyl ether over H-mordenite catalysts, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical, 2012, 355, 113-122. (IF = 3.19)

227. D.S. Dhawale, M. R. Benzigar,  M.A. Wahab, C. Anand, S.Varghese, V. V. Balasubramanian, S. S. Aldeyab, K. Ariga and A. Vinu*, Fine tuning of the supercapacitive performance of nanoporous carbon electrode with different pore diameters,Electrochimica Acta, 2012, 77, 256-261. (IF = 3.78)

226. K. Ariga, A. Vinu, Y. Yamauchi, Q. Ji, J.P. Hill, Nanoarchitechtonics for Mesoporous Materials, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2012, 85 (1), 1-32 (Selected as one of the top cited articles in Chemistry in 2012). (IF = 1.436)

225. M. Benzigar, G. Mane, S. N. Talapaneni, C. Anand, S. Varghese, S. S. Aldeyab, V. V. Balasubramanian, A. Vinu,* Microwave-assisted Synthesis of Highly Crystalline Mesoporous Hydroxyapatite with a Rod Shaped Morphology,Chemistry Letters, 2012, 40, 458-460. (IF = 1.587)

224. R. Yogamalar, P. S. Venkateshwaran, M. R. Benzigar, K. Ariga, A. Vinu* and A. Chandra Bose, Dopant Induced Bandgap Narrowing in Y-Doped Zinc Oxide Nanostructures, J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2012, 12, 75-83. (IF = 1.563)

223. P.K. Raja, A. Chokkalingam, S. V. Priya, V. V. Balasubramanian, M. R. Benzigar,  S. S. Aldeyab, R. Jayavel, K. Ariga and A. Vinu*, Highly Basic CaO Nanoparticles in Mesoporous Carbon Materials and Their Excellent Catalytic Activity, J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2012, 12, 4613-4620. (IF = 1.563)

222. L. Samie, A. Beitollahi, A. Vinu, Effect of calcination atmosphere on the structure and photocatalytic properties of titania mesoporous powder, Research Chemical Intermediates, 2012, 38 (7), 1467-1482. (IF = 0.697)

221. Shaji Varghese, Chokkalinkam Anand, Dattatray Dhawale, Ajayan Mano, Veerappan V. Balasubramanian, G. Allen Gnana Raj, Samuthira Nagarajan, Mohammad  A. Wahab, and A. Vinu*, Mesoporous and hexagonally ordered CuAl-SBA-15-catalyzed tandem C-C and C-O bond formation between phenol and allylic alcohols, Tetrahedron Letters, 2012, 53, 5656-5659. (IF = 2.40)

220. S. Kumar, A. Vinu, J. Subrt, S. Bakardjieva, S. Rayalu, Y. Teraoka, N. Labhsetwar,Catalytic N2O decomposition on Pr0.8Ba0.2MnO3 type perovskite catalyst for industrial emission control, Catalysis Today, 2012, 198, 125-132. (IF = 2.98)

219. P. K. Raja, A. Chokkalingam, S. V. Priya, M. A. Wahab, D. S. Dhawale, G. Lawrence, K. Ariga, R. Jayavel and A. Vinu*, Mesoporous Carbon Encapsulated with SrO Nanoparticles for the Transesterification of Ethyl Acetoacetate, J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 2012, 12, 8467-8474. (IF = 1.563)