Tsinghua University Press and Springer Nature Present the Third Nano Research Award


Most Cited Papers in 2015


The winner of “2013 Top Papers” and “2014 Top Papers” in 2016


Nano Research 2015 impact factor rises to 8.893 and continues to grow.

Paper of the Month Award in May 2016
        The Paper of the Month Award in May 2016 is given to Guo, Z.; Xiao, Z.; Ren, G.; Xiao, G.; Zhu, Y.; Dai, L.; Jiang, L. Natural tea-leaf-derived, ternary-doped 3D porous carbon as a high-performance electrocatalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction. Nano Res. 2016, 5, 1244–1255. (DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1020-2)

Paper of the Month Award in April 2016
        The Paper of the Month Award in April 2016 is given to Lee, J.; Zhu, H.; Yadav, G.; Caruthers, G.; Wu, Y. Porous ternary complex metal oxide nanoparticles converted from core/shell nanoparticles. Nano Res. 2016, 4, 996–1004. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-016-0987-z)

The 11th Sino-US symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology

Congratulations to Nano Research Editor-in-Chief Professor Hongjie Dai and Advisory Board Member Professor Peidong Yang on their elections to the National Academy of Sciences Members (USA).

Paper of the Month Award in March 2016
        The Paper of the Month Award in March 2016 is given to Lyu, M.; Yun, J.; Cai, M.; Jiao, Y.; Bernhardt, P.; Zhang, M.; Wang, Q.; Du, A.; Wang, H.; Liu, G.; Wang, L. Organic–inorganic bismuth (III)-based material: A leadfree, air-stable and solution-processable light-absorber beyond organolead perovskites Nano Res. 2016, 3, 692–702. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0948-y)

Paper of the Month Award in February 2016
        The Paper of the Month Award in February 2016 is given to Aoun, B.; Russo, D. Nano-confinement of biomolecules: Hydrophilic confinement promotes structural order and enhances mobility of water molecules. Nano Res. 2016, 2, 273-281. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0907-7)

Paper of the Month Award in January 2016
        The Paper of the Month Award in January 2016 is given to Salandrino, A.; Wang, Y.; Zhang, X. Nonlinear infrared plasmonic waveguide arrays. Nano Res. 2016, 1, 224-229. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-016-0994-0)

Peidong Yang receives the third Nano Research Award.


Paper of the Month Award in December 2015
        The Paper of the Month Award in December 2015 is given to Wang, Y.; Cong, C.; Fei, R.; Yang, W.; Chen, Y.; Cao, B.; Yang, L.; Yu, T. Remarkable anisotropic phonon response in uniaxially strained few-layer black phosphorus. Nano Res. 2015, 12, 3944–3953. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0895-7)


Paper of the Month Award in November 2015
        The Paper of the Month Award in November 2015 is given to Kang, L.; Hu, Y.; Zhong, H.; Si, J.; Zhang, S.; Zhao, Q.; Lin, J.; Li, Q.; Zhang, Z.; Peng, L.; Zhang, J. Large-area growth of ultra-high-density single-walled carbon nanotube arrays on sapphire surface. Nano Res. 2015, 11, 3694–3703. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0869-9)


Paper of the Month Award in October 2015
        The Paper of the Month Award in October 2015 is given to Ngamchuea, K.; Tschulik, K.; Compton, R. G. Magnetic control: Switchable ultrahigh magnetic gradients at Fe3O4 nanoparticles to enhance solution-phase mass transport. Nano Res. 2015, 10, 3293–3306. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0830-y)


Paper of the Month Award in September 2015
        The Paper of the Month Award in September 2015 is given to Li, Y.; Zhang, S.; Yu, J.; Wang, Q.; Sun, Q.; Jena, P. A new C=C embedded porphyrin sheet with superior oxygen reduction performance. Nano Res. 2015, 9, 2901–2912. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0795-x)


Paper of the Month Award in August 2015
        The Paper of the Month Award in August 2015 is given to Wu, W.; Yue, J.; Lin, X.; Li, D.; Zhu, F.; Yin, X.; Zhu, J.; Wang, J.; Zhang, J.; Chen, Y.; Wang, X.; Li, T.; He, Y.; Dai, X.; Liu, P.; Wei, Y.; Wang, J.; Zhang, W.; Huang, Y.; Fan, L.; Zhang, L.; Li, Q.; Fan, S.; Jiang, K. True-color real-time imaging and spectroscopy of carbon nanotubes on substrates using enhanced Rayleigh scattering. Nano Res. 2015, 8, 2721–2732. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0779-x)


Paper of the Month Award in July 2015
        The first Paper of the Month Award is given to Li, Z.; Schouteden, K.; Iancu, V.; Janssens, E.; Lievens, P.; Van Haesendonck, C.; Cerdá, J. Chemically modified STM tips for atomic-resolution imaging of ultrathin NaCl films. Nano Res. 2015, 7, 2223–2230. (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0733-y)

Professor Paul Alivisatos receives the second Nano Research Award.


The winner of “2012 Top Papers” and “2013 Top Papers” in 2015.


Nano Research has established the Paper of the Month Award.



Charles M. Lieber receives the first Nano Research Award.


Featured review article, “Sodium lanthanide fluoride core–shell nanocrystals: A general perspective on epitaxial shell growth” by Frank van Veggel et al., will be published in the 8th issue of the 2013 volume.


Nano Research 2012 impact factor rises to 7.392 and continues to grow.


Springer‐TUP Nano Research Award (2013) – Call for nominations


Welcome Prof. Xiangfeng Duan on board as an associate editor of Nano Research.


As a new feature of Nano Research, accepted papers will be posted online prior to the galley proof stage "Just Accepted" papers.


Nano Research 2011 impact factor rises to 6.970 and continues to grow.


Congratulations to Nano Research Editor Professor Yadong Li elected to Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.


C&EN had reported China-based English-language chemistry journals and mentioned Nano Research


Nano Research editors among the top 100 chemists in the past decade.


Nano Research has recieved its first ever 2009 inpact factor of 4.370 from ISI Tomason Reuters


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Current Issue |   10, 2016


A review of the development of full cell lithium-ion batteries: The impact of nanostructured anode materials

Muhammad-Sadeeq Balogun1,3, Weitao Qiu1, Yang Luo1, Hui Meng2, Wenjie Mai2 (*), Amos Onasanya3, Titus K. Olaniyi3, and Yexiang Tong1,4 (*)

1 MOE of the Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic and Synthetic Chemistry, KLGHEI of Environment and Energy Chemistry, The Key Lab of Low-carbon Chem & Energy Conservation of Guangdong Province, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
2 Department of Physics and Siyuan Laboratory, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China
3 College of Sciences and College of Engineering, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, 36010, Nigeria
4 Department of Chemistry, Shantou University, Shantou 515063, China



Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2823–2851


Strategies to obtain pattern fidelity in nanowire growth from large-area surfaces patterned using nanoimprint lithography

Gaute Otnes, Magnus Heurlin, Mariusz Graczyk, Jesper Wallentin, Daniel Jacobsson, Alexander Berg, Ivan Maximov, and Magnus T. Borgström (*)

Solid State Physics, Lund University, Box 118, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Present address: Division of Synchrotron Radiation Research, Lund University, Box 118, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Present address: nCHREM/Centre for Analysis and Synthesis, Lund University, Box 124, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1165-z

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2852–2861


Hexagonal FeS nanosheets with high-energy (001)facets: Counter electrode materials superior to platinumfor dye-sensitized solar cells

Xiuwen Wang1, Ying Xie1, Buhe Bateer1,2, Kai Pan1 (*),Yangtao Zhou1, Yi Zhang1, Guofeng Wang1, Wei Zhou1, and Honggang Fu1 (*)

1 Key Laboratory of Functional Inorganic Material Chemistry, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, Heilongjiang University, Harbin 150080, China
2 College of Materials and Chemical Engineering, Heilongjiang Institute of Technology, Harbin 150050, China



Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2862–2874


Hierarchically porous carbon foams for electric doublelayer capacitors

Feng Zhang1,2,§, Tianyu Liu2,§, Guihua Hou1, Tianyi Kou2, Lu Yue1, Rongfeng Guan1, and Yat Li1 (*)

1 Key Laboratory for Advanced Technology in Environmental Protection of Jiangsu Province, Yancheng Institute of Technology, Yancheng 224051, China
2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
§ These authors contributed equally to this work.



Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2875–2888


An anisotropic propagation technique for synthesizing hyperbranched polyvillic gold nanoparticles

Aaron S. Schwartz-Duval1,2, Santosh K. Misra1,2, Prabuddha Mukherjee1, Elyse Johnson3, Alvin S. Acerbo4, and Dipanjan Pan1,2 (*)

1 Department of Bioengineering and Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana 61801, USA
2 Biomedical Research Center, Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana 61801, USA
3 Cytoviva Inc., Auburn 36830, USA
4 Center for Advanced Radiation Sources, The University of Chicago, Chicago 60637, USA



Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2889–2903


Sandwich structured graphene-wrapped FeS-graphene nanoribbons with improved cycling stability for lithium ion batteries

Lei Li1, Caitian Gao1,2, Anton Kovalchuk1, Zhiwei Peng1, Gedeng Ruan1, Yang Yang1,3,†, Huilong Fei1, Qifeng Zhong1,4, Yilun Li1, and James M. Tour1,3,5 (*)

1 Department of Chemistry, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
2 School of Physical Science and Technology, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, China
3 NanoCarbon Center, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
4 State Key Laboratory of Bioelectronics, School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
5 Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
Present address: Department of Materials and Engineering, University of Central Florida, 12424 Research Parkway Suite 423, Orlando, Florida 32826, USA



Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2904–2911


Highly efficient PdCu3 nanocatalysts for Suzuki–Miyaura reaction

Weiwei Shi, Xiaoqing Chen, Suying Xu, Jiabin Cui, and Leyu Wang (*)

State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering, School of Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1176-9

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2912–2920


Active-layer evolution and efficiency improvement of (CH3NH3)3Bi12I9-based solar cell on TiO2-deposited ITO substrate

Xinqian Zhang1,2, Gang Wu1 (*), Zhuowei Gu1, Bing Guo1, Wenqing Liu1, Shida Yang1, Tao Ye1, Chen Chen1,
Weiwei Tu1, and Hongzheng Chen1 (*)

1 State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials, MOE Key Laboratory of Macromolecular Synthesis and Functionalization, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Xinjiang Agriculture University, Urumqi 830052, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1177-8

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2921–2930


Thickness and temperature dependent electrical properties of ZrS2 thin films directly grown on hexagonal boron nitride

Yiming Zhu1,2, Xinsheng Wang2, Mei Zhang2, Congzhong Cai1 (*), and Liming Xie2 (*)

1 State Key Laboratory of Coal Mine Disaster Dynamics and Control, Department of Applied Physics, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China
2 CAS Key Laboratory of Standardization and Measurement for Nanotechnology, CAS Center for Excellence in Nanoscience, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing 100190, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1178-7

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2931–2937


Highly ordered graphene architectures by duplicating melamine sponges as a three-dimensional deformationtolerant electrode

Le Li, Kai Wang, Zhaoqi Huang, Chao Zhang (*), and Tianxi Liu (*)

State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials & College of Materials Science and Engineering, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1179-6

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2938–2949


SANTA: Self-aligned nanotrench ablation via Joule heating for probing sub-20 nm devices

Feng Xiong1,† (*), Sanchit Deshmukh1, Sungduk Hong2, Yuan Dai2, Ashkan Behnam2, Feifei Lian1, and Eric Pop1 (*)

1 Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Present address: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA



Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2950–2959


Solution processed inorganic V2Ox as interfacial function materials for inverted planar-heterojunction perovskite solar cells with enhanced efficiency

Haitao Peng1,2, Weihai Sun2, Yunlong Li2, Senyun Ye2, Haixia Rao2, Weibo Yan2, Huanping Zhou1,3 (*), Zuqiang Bian2 (*), and Chunhui Huang2

1 Department of Energy and Resources Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
2 State Key Laboratory of Rare Earth Materials Chemistry and Applications, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1181-z

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2960–2971


A method for modeling and deciphering the persistent photoconductance and long-term charge storage of ZnO nanorod arrays

Qiang Zhu, Changsheng Xie (*), Huayao Li, and Dawen Zeng

State Key Laboratory of Material Processing and Die & Mould Technology, Nanomaterials and Smart Sensors Research Laboratory, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1182-y

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 2972–3002


Ultra-small MoS2 nanodots with rapid body clearance for photothermal cancer therapy

Teng Liu§, Yu Chao§, Min Gao, Chao Liang, Qian Chen, Guosheng Song, Liang Cheng (*), and Zhuang Liu (*)

Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Carbon-Based Functional Materials & Devices, Soochow University, 199 Ren'ai Road, Suzhou 215123, China
§ These two authors contributed equally to this work.



Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3003–3017


Photoluminescence monitoring of oxide formation and surface state passivation on InAs quantum dots exposed to water vapor

Giovanna Trevisi (*), Luca Seravalli, and Paola Frigeri

CNR-IMEM Institute, Parco Area delle Scienze 37a, 43124 Parma, Italy

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1184-9

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3018–3026


Fluorescent silicon nanoparticle-based gene carriers featuring strong photostability and feeble cytotoxicity

Jingyang Pang§, Yuanyuan Su§, Yiling Zhong, Fei Peng, Bin Song, and Yao He (*)

Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Carbon-Based Functional Materials and Devices, Institute of Functional Nano and Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Collaborative Innovation Center of Suzhou Nano Science and Technology, Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, China
§ These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1185-8

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3027–3037


MoS2 yolk–shell microspheres with a hierarchical porous structure for efficient hydrogen evolution

Qiqi Zhang1,2, Hua Bai2, Qing Zhang2, Qiang Ma2, Yahui Li2, Chongqing Wan1 (*), and Guangcheng Xi2 (*)

1 Department of Chemistry, Capital Normal University, No. 105, North Road, West 3th Ring Road, Beijing 100048, China
2 Nanomaterials and Nanoproducts Research Center, Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine, No. 11, Ronghua South Road, Beijing 100176, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1186-7

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3038–3047


Fast and uniform growth of graphene glass using confined-flow chemical vapor deposition and its unique applications

Zhaolong Chen1, Baolu Guan1,2, Xu-dong Chen1, Qing Zeng3, Li Lin1, Ruoyu Wang1, Manish Kr. Priydarshi1, Jingyu Sun1, Zhepeng Zhang1, Tongbo Wei3, Jinmin Li3, Yanfeng Zhang1,4, Yingying Zhang5 (*), and Zhongfan Liu1 (*)

1 Center for Nanochemistry (CNC), Beijing Science and Engineering Center for Nanocarbons, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
2 Key Laboratory of Opto-electronics Technology, Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 100124, China
3 State Key Laboratory of Solid-State Lighting, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100083, China
4 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
5 Department of Chemistry and Center for Nano and Micro Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1187-6

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3048–3055


In situ thickness control of black phosphorus field-effect transistors via ozone treatment

Suhyun Kim1,§, Younghun Jung1,§, Jong-Young Lee2, Gwan-Hyoung Lee2 (*), and Jihyun Kim1 (*)

1 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Korea University, Seoul 02841, Republic of Korea
2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Republic of Korea
§ These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1188-5

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3056–3065


Sub-2.0-nm Ru and composition-tunable RuPt nanowire networks

Weiyue Zhao1, Dabing Huang1, Qiang Yuan1 (*), and Xun Wang2 (*)

1 College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Guizhou University, Guiyang, Guiyang 550025, China
2 Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1189-4

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3066–3074


Fabrication of cost-effective, highly reproducible large area arrays of nanotriangular pillars for surface enhanced Raman scattering substrates

Kudilatt Hasna1,2, Aldrin Antony3, Joaquim Puigdollers4, Kumaran Rajeev Kumar2, and Madambi Kunjukuttan Jayaraj1 (*)

1 Nanophotonic & Optoelectronic Devices Laboratory, Department of Physics, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi 682 022, India
2 Department of Instrumentation, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi 682 022, India
3 Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Maharashtra 400 076, India
4 Department of Enginyeria Electronica, Universitat Politecnica Catalunya, C/Jordi Girona, 31, Modul C4, Barcelona 08034, Spain

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1190-y

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3075–3083


pH-controlled DNAzymes: Rational design and their applications in DNA-machinery devices

Yuqi Chen1, Yanyan Song1, Zhiyong He1, Zijing Wang1, Wenting Liu1, Fuan Wang1, Xiaolian Zhang2, and Xiang Zhou1 (*)

1 College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, The Institute for Advanced Studies, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
2 School of Medicine, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1191-x

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3084–3092


Quantifying and sorting of gold nanoparticle dimers from complex reaction mixtures using flow cytometry

Jens B. Simonsen1 (*), Nini E. A. Reeler1,2, Anna Fossum3, Knud A. Lerstrup1, Bo W. Laursen1, and Kasper Nørgaard1 (*)

1 Universitetsparken 5, Nano-Science Center & Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen DK-2100, Denmark
2 Niels Jensens Vej 2, Sino-Danish Centre for Education and Research (SDC), Aarhus DK-8000, Denmark
3 Ole Maaløes Vej 5, Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen DK-2200, Denmark

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1192-9

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3093–3098


Morphology-selective synthesis of active and durable gold catalysts with high catalytic performance in the reduction of 4-nitrophenol

Daowei Gao1, Xin Zhang1 (*), Xiaoping Dai1, Yuchen Qin1, Aijun Duan1 (*), Yanbing Yu1, Hongying Zhuo1, Hairui Zhao1, Pengfang Zhang1, Yan Jiang1, Jianmei Li2, and Zhen Zhao2

1 State Key Laboratory of Heavy Oil Processing, China University of Petroleum, Beijing 102249, China
2 College of Science, China University of Petroleum, Beijing 102249, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1193-8

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3099–3115


Development of a facile block copolymer method for creating hard mask patterns integrated into semiconductor manufacturing

Tandra Ghoshal1,2 (*), Matthew T. Shaw3, Justin D. Holmes1,2, and Michael A. Morris2,4 (*)

1 Department of Chemistry and Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
2 AMBER, Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
3 Intel Ireland Ltd., Collinstown Industrial Estate, Co. Kildare, Ireland
4 School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland


DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1194-7

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3116–3128


Nitrogen-doped flower-like porous carbon materials directed by in situ hydrolysed MgO: Promising support for Ru nanoparticles in catalytic hydrogenations

Mingming Li, Minghui Tang, Jiang Deng, and Yong Wang (*)

Advanced Materials and Catalysis Group, ZJU-NHU United R&D Center, Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310028, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1195-6

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3129–3140


Functional interface based on silicon artificial chamfer nanocylinder arrays (CNCAs) with underwater superoleophobicity and anisotropic properties

Wendong Liu, Xueyao Liu, Siyuan Xiang, Yixin Chen, Liping Fang, and Bai Yang (*)

State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials, College of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1196-5

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3141–3151


Dehydrated layered double hydroxides: Alcohothermal synthesis and oxygen evolution activity

Zhiyi Lu1, Li Qian1, Wenwen Xu1, Yang Tian1, Ming Jiang1, Yaping Li1, Xiaoming Sun1,2 (*), and Xue Duan1

1 State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China
2 Institute for New Energy Materials and Low-Carbon Technologies, Tianjin University of Technology, Tianjin 300384, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1197-4

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3152–3161


Stabilizing nickel sulfide nanoparticles with an ultrathin carbon layer for improved cycling performance in sodium ion batteries

Feipeng Zhao1,§, Qiufang Gong1,§, Brian Traynor2, Duo Zhang1, Jiaojiao Li1, Hualin Ye1, Fengjiao Chen1, Na Han1, Yeyun Wang1, Xuhui Sun1, and Yanguang Li1 (*)

1 Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Carbon-Based Functional Materials and Devices, Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, China
2 Departments of Physics and Chemistry, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
§ The two authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1198-3

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3162–3170


Conductance hysteresis and inelastic excitations at hydrogen decorated cerium atoms and clusters in a tunnel junction

Rouzhaji Tuerhong1, Shawulienu Kezilebieke1,†, Bernard Barbara2, and Jean-Pierre Bucher1 (*)

1 Institut Universitaire de France, Université de Strasbourg, 23 rue du Loess, F-67034 Strasbourg, France
2 Institut Néel, CNRS, Université Grenoble-Alpes, F-38042, Grenoble, France
Present address: Department of Applied Physics, School of Science, Aalto University, 14100 FI-00076 Aalto, Finland

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1202-y

Nano Research 2016, 9(10): 3171–3178


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