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Each year, the Chemical Society Located in Taipei is pleased to honor outstanding work published in the Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society with the JCCS Best Article Awards. Winners of the JCCS Best Article Award are determined by vote. Manuscripts published in the Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society are evaluated and rated on clarity and content by a Board of Editors and voted on by a panel of judges.

Best Articles Awards: 2014

Chen-Yi Kao, I-Tsun Lee, Ch. Prabhakar and Jye-Shane Yang*
Light- and Redox-Gated Molecular Brakes Consisting of a Pentiptycene Rotor and an Indole Pad
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2014, 61, 507-516

Yuen Yung Hui* and Huan-Cheng Chang*
Recent Developments and Applications of Nanodiamonds as Versatile Bioimaging Agents
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2014, 61, 67-76

Der-Lii M. Tzou,* Lin-Kai Ni, Mei-Man Chen, Min-Chuan Chiou, Li-Chou Chen, Shan-Te Hsu, Kuo-Lung Ku and Chien-Chung Cheng*
Fingerprints of Phalaenopsis Tissues in Growth and Spike Induction Periods—A Solid-state 13 CNMR Approach
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2013, 60, 1107-1112

Best Articles Awards: 2013

Yu-Ling Hsu, Chun-Chieh Yang, Chao-Ying Lan, Jing-Jer Lin, and Lee-Chiang Lo*
Synthesis and Evaluation of Activity-Based Probes Carrying a 5’-Fluorosulfonylbenzoyl Adenosine Moiety for Protein Kinases
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2013, 60, 846-854

Po-Hsien Ho, Ming-Shih Tsai, Gene-Hsiang Lee, Chi-Ming Che and Shie-Ming Peng*
Novel Multinuclear Cyclic and V-shaped Cuprous Clusters with Short and Unsupported Cu(I)-Cu(I) Separations
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2013, 60, 813-822

Wei-Ting Hung, Shwu-Huey Wang, Chein-Hung Chen, Chung-Hsuan Chen, Jim-Min Fang* and Wen-Bin Yang*
Tagging N-Linked Glycan with 2,3-Naphthalenediamine for Mass Spectrometric Analysis
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2013, 60, 955-960

Best Articles Awards: 2012

Szu-Ying Wang, Ding-Chi Huang, and Yu-Tai Tao*
Self-assembled Azobenzenethiol Monolayer on Electrode Surfaces: Effect of Photo-switching on the Surface and Electrical Property [Invited Paper]
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2012, 59(1), 9-17

Lai-Kwan Chau*, Chia-Wen Kuo, Ya-Wei Chu, Shin-Hsien Liao, Yung-Tai Lin, C. R. Chris Wang*
A Fiber Optic Particle Plasmon Resonance Biosensing Platform Based on Detection of Light Scattering Intensity from the Proximal End
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2011, 58(6), 786-792

Yung-Son Hon,* Ching-Zong Luo, and Bor-Cherng Hong* , and Ju-Hsiou Liao
Development of the Ireland–Claisen Rearrangement of Allyl-2-alkoxyacetate Bearing an Allylic Amine and the Transformation to 3-hydroxy-4-hydroxymethylpyrrolidine
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2012, 59(3), 273-282

Best Articles Awards: 2011

Ai-Jan Chen, Xiao-Rong Chen, Chung-Yuan Mou
Highly Regioselective Oxybromination in An Aqueous System Using SBA-15 Supported Sulfated Zirconia Catalyst
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2010, 57(4B), 820-828

Wen-Zhen Wang, Rayyat Huseyn Ismayilov, Gene-Hsiang Lee and Shie-Ming Peng*
Supramolecular structure of an unsymmetrical pyrazine-modulated tetrapyridyltriamide and its complexes
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2010, 57(4B), 765-770

Best Articles Awards: 2010

Hsin-Hung Chen, Hua-Min Huang, Shu-Chih Chen, and Yao-Jung Chen*
Highly efficient CuI-catalyzed N-arylation of azaheterocycles with aryl iodides using 1,1,1-tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane as a tridentate O-donor ligand: A shorter route to Toloxatone and formal synthesis of Linezolid
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2010, 57(1), 14-18

Ca-Jane Shen, Chien-Kuang Chen and Shoei-Sheng Lee*
Polar Constituents from Sageretia thea Leaf Characterized by HPLC-SPE-NMR Assisted Approaches
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2009, 56(5), 1002-1009

Best Articles Awards: 2009

Sheng-Wen Liu, and Yaw-Kuen Li*
Expression, Purification and Characterization of Human α-L-Fucosidase
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2009, 56(4), 850-858

Chi-Rung Shie, Zheng-Hao Tzeng, Cheng-Chung Wang, Shang-Cheng Hung*
Metal Trifluoromethanesulfonate-Catalyzed Regioselective Reductive Ring Opening of Benzylidene Acetals
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2009, 56(3), 510-523

Yee-Fung Lin, Shih-Ming Lee, Chi-Tai Chen, Kao-Haw Lu and Dar-Fu Tai*
On-surface Cyclization of Tetrapeptides Using Molecularly Imprinted Polymers as Non-covalent Auxiliaries
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2009, 56(1), 127-134

Best Articles Awards: 2008

Pyng Yu, Ying-Jen Shiu, Yit-Tsong Chen and Sheng-Hsien Lin
Ultrafast Spectroscopy Studies on Thickness Dependence of Acoustic Phonon Modes in Silver Nanoprisms
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2008, 55(1), 23-28

Yin-Ju Jhong and Wang-Hsien Ding*
Determination of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Costal and River Sediments by Pressurized Liquid Extraction and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2008, 55(2), 335-344

Best Articles Awards: 2007

Lenselot Lee, Kai-Hsuan Chang, Famil Valiyev, Hsing-Jang Liu, Wen-Shan Li*
Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 5'-Triazole Nucleosides
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2006, 53(6), 1547-1555

Rung-Yi Lai, Chuan-Lin Chen and Shiuh-Tzung Liu*
In situ Generated Palladium Nanoparticles for Catalytic Dehalogenation of Aryl Halides and Deboronation of Arylboronic acids
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2006, 53(4), 979-985

Best Articles Awards: 2006

Chien-Ming Tseng, Yuri A. Dyakov, Cheng-Liang Huang, Yuan T. Lee, Sheng-Hsien Lin, and Chi-Kung Ni*
The Role of Seven-membered Ring in the Photoisomerization and hotodissociation of Small Aromatic Molecules
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2006, 53(1), 33-40

Yuan-Pern Lee
Preparation and Spectral Characterization of Novel Species in Matrices
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2005, 52(4), 641-650

Best Articles Awards: 2005

Shao-Ching Hung, Chang-Li Chen, Kelvin H.-C. Chen, Steve S.-F. Yu, Sunney I. Chan*
The Catalytic Copper Clusters of the Particulate Methane Monooxygenase from Methanotrophic Bacteria: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectral Simulations
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2004, 51(5B),1229-1244

Bor-Cherng Hong, Zhong-Yi Chen, Wei-Hung Chen, Hsu-I Sun, Gene-Hsiang Lee
Traceless Solid-Phase Synthesis of Cyclopenta[c]quinolines and Cyclopenta[c]chromenes via Hetero [6+3] Cycloadditions of Fulvene. A Facile Approach to the 11-Heterosteroids Framework
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2005, 52(1),181-200

Best Articles Awards: 2004

Todor Dudev and Carmay Lim
Metal Binding and Selectivity Zinc Proteins
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2003, 50(5),1093-1102

Bor-Cherng Hong, Shang-Hung Chen, Ellappan Sampath Kumar, Gene-Hsiang Lee, Kuan-Jiuh Lin
Intramolecular [2+2] Photocycloaddition-Fragmentation: Facile Entry to a Novel Tricyclic 5-6-7 Ring System
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2003, 50(4), 917-926

Best Articles Awards: 2003

Tatiana Yu. Latychevskaia, Kuo Kan Liang, Michitoshi Hayashi, Chung-Hung Chang, Alois Renn, Urs. P. Wild, Jui-Hung Hsu, Ta-Chau Chang, Sheng Hsien Lin
Single Molecule Spectroscopy [Review]
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2003, 50(3B), 477-516

Yit-Tsong Chen
Molecular Rydberg States and Ionization Energy Studied by Two-Photon Resonant Ionization Spectroscopy
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2002, 49(5), 703-722

Best Articles Awards: 2002

Pi Tai Chou
The Host/Guest Type of Excited-State Proton Transfer; A General Review [Review]
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2001, 48(4), 651-682

Chi-Yuan Cheng, Lian-Pin Hwang
Dynamics and Orientation Ordering of Water in Lyotropic Liquid Crystals Using 2H Double Quantum Filtered NMR Spectral Analysis
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2001, 48(6A), 953-962

Best Articles Awards: 2001

T. K. S. Kumar, T. Sivaraman, D. Samuel, S. Srisailam, G. Ganesh, Hui-chu Hsieh, Kuo-wei Hung, Ho-Jen Peng, Meng-Chiao Ho, A. I. Arunkumar, Chin Yu
Protein Folding and β-Sheet Proteins [Invited Paper]
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2000, 47(5), 1009-1042

Hong-Ping Lin, Jyun-Hwei Hwang, Chung-Yuan Mou, Chih-Yuan Tang
Tubular Morphology of Mesoporous Silica MCM-41
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2000, 47(5), 1077-1082

Best Articles Awards: 2000

M. Hayashi, T. S. Yang, K.-K. Liang, C.-H. Chang, R.-L. Chang, S. H. Lin
Ultrafast Dynamics Probed by the Time-resolved Anisotropy Measurements
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2000, 47(1), 117-127

Gialih Lin, Cheng-Yue Lai, Wei-Cheng Liao, Bing-Hong Kuo, Chun-Ping Lu
Structure-Reactivity Relationships as Probes for the Inhibition Mechanism of Cholesterol Esterase by Aryl Carbamates. I. Steady-State Kineticsa
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2000, 47(3), 48-50

Guo-Hsian Chen, Jue-Liang Hsu, Wen-Bin Yang, Jim-Min Fang, Gene-Hsiang Lee, Yi-Hung Liu, Yu Wang
Preparation of Chiral Phosphorus(V) Reagents and Their Uses with Borane in the Enantioselective
Reduction of Ketones
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1999, 46(5), 797-810

Best Articles Awards: 1999

Jim J. Lin, Steve Harich, Dennis W. Hwang, Malcom S. Wu, Yuan T. Lee, Xueming Yang*
Dynamics of Atomic and Molecular Hydrogen Elimination from Hydrocarbons at VUV Excitation
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1999, 46(3), 435-444

S. D. Chao, M. Hayashi, S. H. Lin, E. W. Schlag
On the Electric Field Effect on the Dynamics of High Rydberg States of Hydrogen Atom and the Model of ZEKE Spectroscopy
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1998, 45(4), 491-501

Best Articles Awards: 1998

Teh-Chang Chou*, Gerng-Horng Lin, Yu-Lin Yeh, Kuan-Jiuh Lin
Synthetic Approach Towards Hexaprismane. A Novel Entry to Homosecohexaprismane Skeleton by Cage Enlargement
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1997, 44(5), 477-493

Yeong-Han Chiou, Chun-Guey Wu*
Formation Mechanism of Polyaniline : Evidence from the Post-Reactions of Isolated Intermediates
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1997, 44(5), 511-517

Best Articles Awards: 1997

Chin-Ti Chen*, Shih Jung Hsieh
Synthesis and Characterization of Push-Pull Porphyrins
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1997, 44(1), 23-32

Chen-Pin Chang*, Fu-Hsiang Yen, Pi-Tai Chou*, Ching-Yen Wei
Excited-State Double Proton Transfer in 1-Azacarbazole Hydrogen Bonded Complexes
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1996, 43(6), 463-472

Best Articles Awards: 1996

Jen-Hai Liao, Kuang-Yuan Cheng, Jim-Min Fan*, Ming-Chu Cheng, Yu Wang
Oxidation of Alkenes and Sulfides with Transition Metal Catalysts
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1995, 42(5), 847-860

Che-Chen Chang*, Chien-Hua Lung
Chemical Bonding State of Chlorine on Ag{100} as Determined by Angle-Resolved Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1996, 43(2), 145-154

Best Articles Awards: 1995

Shang-Cheng Hung, Chun-Chen Liao*
Diels-Alder Reactions and Synthetic Application of 8-Trimethylsilyloxy-1,4-dioxaspiro[4.5]deca-6,8-dlene. A Formal Synthesis of (±)-Compactin
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1994, 41(6), 817-828

Bor-Chyr Shu, Tsang-Miao Huang, Fu-Yu Tsai, Shou-Ling Huang, Ming-Chu Cheng, Gene-Hsiang Lee,      
Jwu-Ting Chen*, Yu Wang
Insertion Reactions of Square-Planar Diorganoplatinum. 2. 1 Stereoselective Carbonylation of trans-Pt(R)(R'(PPh3)2 Leading to cis-Pt(R)(COR')(PPh3)2 and Isomers of Pt(PPh3)(CO)(COR')(R)+
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1994, 41(6), 763-773

Best Articles Awards: 1994

Lou-Sing Kan*, William Koo, Junichi Yano
Formation of Triplexes of Diastereoisomers of 2'-O-Methyladenylyl-3',5'-2'-O-methyladenosine Ethylphosphotriesters and 2'-O-Methyladenylyl-3',5'-2'-O-methyladenosine Methyl Phosphonates with Polyuridylic Acid and Polytheymidylic Acid: A Steric Effect
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1993, 40(6), 631-636

Hai-Wei Huang, Shyi-Long Lee*, Tahsin J. Chow*
Substituent Effects on the Chemical Reactivities of Tricarbonyl and Tetracarbonyl Iron Complexes of 7-Azanorbornadlene Derivatives
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1993, 40(6), 503-507

Best Articles Awards: 1993

Cheng-Tung Lin, Bai-Ping Hwang, Teh-Chang Chou*
Synthesis of Tetracyclo[,602,7]tetradeca-4,9,11,13-tetraene
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1993, 40(2), 159-167

Sen-I Tau, Ming-Chang P. Yeh*
Nucleophilic Addition to (η3-Allyl)Fe(CO)4 Cations with Functionalized Zinc-Copper Reagents RCu(Znl)CN
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1997, 39(5), 401-408

Best Articles Awards: 1992

Tieh-Sheng Lee, Ming-Chiu Ou, Yang-Fang Gau, Min-Hsiung Lien
Ab Initio Construction of Quasiadiabatic Potential-energy Surfaces for Cycloaddition Reactions of Ethene and Substituted Allylic Cations
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1991, 38(4), 319-326

Tian-Wen Tseng, Ming-Chou Chen, Rai-Shing Keng, Ying-Chih Lin*, Gene-Hsiang Lee, Yu Wang
Reactions of Tungsten Propargyl and Allenyl Complexes with Hydrido Triosmium Cluster: Molecular and Crystal Structure of Cp(CO)2[P(OMe)3]W(μ,η12-CH2CH=CH)OS3(CO)10H and H2(CH2CH=CH)2Os6(CO)20
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1991, 38(6), 581-590

Shyne-Sheng L, Biing-Jiun Uang*
Asymmetric Synthesis of α-Amino Acids from Glycine
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1992, 39(3), 245-249

Best Articles Awards: 1991

Shui-Tein Chen, Shyh-Horng Chiou, Kung-Tsung Wang*
Enhancement of Chemical Reactions by Microwave Irradiation
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1991, 38(1), 85-91

Sih-Jen Chen, Jeng-Shong Shih*
The Application of Cryptand 22 as a Bifunctional Stationary Phase for Ion Chromatography
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1991, 38(3), 211-216

Chun-Chen Liao*, Tzong-Hsiung Hseu, Ho-Shen Lin, Chia-Pin Tang, Yih-Gang Ueng, Jinn-Lung Wang, Gwo-Huei Wann, Kuan-Syh Wu
Synthesis and Photochemistry of syn- and anti-9,10-Epoxy-1,4-dihydro-1,4-ethanonaphthalene-2,3-diones
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1991, 38(3), 257-271

Best Articles Awards: 1990

Ming-Yi Chen, Jim-Ming Fang*
Electrophilic Reactions of Dithio-Substituted O-Methoxycinnamyllithium
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1989, 36(5), 469-477

Chung-Hsien Tsai, Tze-Jeng Hsu, Chung-Yuan Mou*
Videomicroscopic Observation of Nonequilibrium Growth Patterns of Crystals
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1990, 37(2), 163-171

Best Articles Awards: 1989

Jing-Jer Jwo*, Eng-Fen Chang
Kinetic Study of the Reduction of Bromate Ion by Tris (1, 10-Phenanthroline) Iron (II) and a Aquoiron (II) Ions-Implication for the Bromategallic Acid Oxcillating Reaction
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1989, 36(2), 115-122

Shang-Shin P. Chou*, Chung-Ying Tsai, Chung-Ming Sun
Synthesis and Reactions of a Stable Precursor to Dienes Containing Both Silicon and Sulfur Substituent’s
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 1989, 36(3), 277-234


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