Current Issue |   8, 2014


High thermal conductivity of suspended few-layer hexagonal boron nitride sheets

Haiqing Zhou1,2, Jixin Zhu3,4, Zheng Liu4, Zheng Yan1, Xiujun Fan1,5, Jian Lin3,6, Gunuk Wang1, Qingyu Yan4 (*), Ting Yu2 (*), Pulickel M. Ajayan3,6 (*), and James M. Tour1,3,6 (*)

1 Department of Chemistry, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
2 Division of Physics and Applied Physics, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 637371, Singapore
3 Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
4 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue, 639798, Singapore
5 College of Electronic Information and Control Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, 100124, China
6 The Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0486-z

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1232–1240


Characterization of the thermal conductivity of La0.95Sr0.05CoO3 thermoelectric oxide nanofibers

Weihe Xu1,2, Evgeny Nazaretski1, Ming Lu1, Hamid Hadim2, and Yong Shi2 (*)

1 Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY, 11973, USA
2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ, 07030, USA

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0485-0

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1224–1231


Transparent paper-based triboelectric nanogenerator as a page mark and anti-theft sensor

Limin Zhang1,§, Fei Xue1,§, Weiming Du1, Changbao Han1, Chi Zhang1, and Zhonglin Wang1,2 (*


1 Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100083, China
2 School of Material Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
§ Authors with equal contribution, and authorship order determined by coin toss.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0484-1

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1215–1223


Synthesis and electrocatalytic activity of Au@Pd core– shell nanothorns for the oxygen reduction reaction

Gengtao Fu2, Zhenyuan Liu2, Yu Chen1 (*), Jun Lin2, Yawen Tang2 (*), and Tianhong Lu2

1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an 710062, China
2 Jiangsu Key Laboratory of New Power Batteries, Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Centre of Biomedical Functional Materials, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210023, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0483-2

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1205–1214


Surface properties of encapsulating hydrophobic nano- particles regulate the main phase transition temperature of lipid bilayers: A simulation study

Xubo Lin and Ning Gu (*)


State Key Laboratory of Bioelectronics and Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Biomaterials and Devices, School of Biological Science & Medical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0482-3

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1195–1204


Straight and kinked InAs nanowire growth observed in situ by transmission electron microscopy

Filip Lenrick1 (*), Martin Ek1,†, Knut Deppert2, Lars Samuelson2, and L. Reine Wallenberg1 (*)

1 nCHREM/Centre for Analysis and Synthesis, Lund University, Lund 22100, Sweden
2 Division of Solid State Physics, Lund University, Lund 22100, Sweden
Haldor Topsøe A/S, Nymøllevej 55, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0481-4

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1188–1194


Polyacrylic acid sodium salt film entrapped Ag-nanocubes as molecule traps for SERS detection

Zhulin Huang1, Guowen Meng1,2 (*), Qing Huang3, Bin Chen1, Fei Zhou1, Xiaoye Hu1, Yiwu Qian1, Haibin Tang1, Fangming Han1, and Zhaoqin Chu1

1 Key Laboratory of Materials Physics and Anhui Key Laboratory of Nanomaterials and Nanostructures, Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. O. Box 1129, Hefei 230031, China
2 University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China 3 Key Laboratory of Ion Beam Bioengineering, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230031, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0480-5

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1177–1187


Aqueous self-assembly and surface-functionalized nanodots for live cell imaging and labeling

Mei-Lang Kung1, Pei-Ying Lin1, Chiung-Wen Hsieh1, and Shuchen Hsieh1,2 (*)

1 Department of Chemistry and Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, “National Sun Yat-sen University”, Kaohsiung 80424
2 School of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80707

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0479-y

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1164–1176


TiO2 coated urchin-like SnO2 microspheres for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

Amit Thapa1,§, Jiantao Zai2,§, Hytham Elbohy1, Prashant Poudel1, Nirmal Adhikari1, Xuefeng Qian2 (*), and Qiquan Qiao1 (*)

1 Center for Advanced Photovoltaics, Department of Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, 57007, USA
2 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
§ These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0478-z

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1154–1163


Enhanced Fabry–Perot resonance in GaAs nanowires through local field enhancement and surface passivation

Shermin Arab1,†, P. Duke Anderson1,†, Maoqing Yao1,†, Chongwu Zhou1,3,†, P. Daniel Dapkus1,2,3,†, Michelle L. Povinelli1,†, and Stephen B. Cronin1,2,† (*)

1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
2 Department of Physics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
3 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
Center for Energy Nanoscience, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0477-0

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1146–1153


Selective and localized laser annealing effect for high- performance flexible multilayer MoS2 thin-film transistors

Hyukjun Kwon1,§, Woong Choi2,§, Daeho Lee1,3, Yunsung Lee4, Junyeon Kwon4, Byungwook Yoo5, Costas P. Grigoropoulos1 (*), and Sunkook Kim4 (*)

1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1740, USA
2 School of Advanced Materials Engineering, Kookmin University, Seoul 136-702, South Korea
3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gachon University, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi 461-701, South Korea
4 Department of Electronics and Radio Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Gyeonggi 446-701, South Korea
5 Flexible Display Research Center, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Seongnam, Gyeonggi 463-816, South Korea § These authors contributed equally to this publication.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0476-1

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1137–1145


SnO2@Co3O4 hollow nano-spheres for a Li-ion battery anode with extraordinary performance

Won-Sik Kim, Yoon Hwa, Hong-Chan Kim, Jong-Hyun Choi, Hun-Joon Sohn, and Seong-Hyeon Hong (*)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Research Institute of Advanced Materials, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-744, Republic of Korea

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0475-2

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1128–1136


Hierarchical porous metal ferrite ball-in-ball hollow spheres: General synthesis, formation mechanism, and high performance as anode materials for Li-ion batteries

Shouli Li, Aihua Li, Ranran Zhang, Yanyan He,Yanjun Zhai, and Liqiang Xu (*)

Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface Chemistry (Shandong University), Ministry of Education,and School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0474-3

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1116–1127


Elevating mitochondrial reactive oxygen species by mitochondria-targeted inhibition of superoxide dismutase with a mesoporous silica nanocarrier for cancer therapy

Yi Zhang1,2, Zhengyan Hu1,2, Guiju Xu1,2, Chuanzhou Gao3, Ren’an Wu1 (*), and Hanfa Zou1  (*)

1 Key Lab of Separation Sciences for Analytical Chemistry, National Chromatographic R&A Center, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, China
2 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
3 Institute of Cancer Stem Cell, Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116044, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0473-4

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1103–1115


Hollow spherical rare-earth-doped yttrium oxysulfate: A novel structure for upconversion

Gen Chen1,2, Fashen Chen1, Xiaohe Liu1 (*), Wei Ma1, Hongmei Luo2, Junhui Li3 (*), Renzhi Ma4, Guanzhou Qiu1

1 Department of Inorganic Materials, School of Resources Processing and Bioengineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410083, China
2 Department of Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003, USA
3 State Key Laboratory of High Performance Complex Manufacturing, School of Mechanical and Electronical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410083, China
4 International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Namiki 1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan

DOI 10.1007/s12274-014-0472-5

Nano Research 2014, 7(8): 1093–1102


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