Royal Society of Chemistry

Preprint: archiving allowed.

Postprint: archiving restricted:

  • 12 months embargo

Published version: archiving forbidden.


  • Pre-prints on non-commercial repositories and arXiv
  • Author's post-print on author's personal website, institutional repository, open access repository, scholarly communications networks that comply with International Association of STM Publishers sharing principles
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Restrictions on further re-use and further distribution to be noted
  • Publisher will deposit in Chemical Sciences Article Repository if requested
  • NIH authors may have their articles deposited in PubMed Central on their behalf.
  • Publisher last reviewed on 21/07/2015

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