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Micro- and Nanostripes of Self-Assembled Au Nanocrystal Superlattices by Direct Micromolding

Boya Radha and Giridhar U. Kulkarni ()
 
Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit and DST Unit on Nanoscience, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur P.O., Bangalore 560064, India

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0014-8

Nano Res (2010) 3: 537每544

Address correspondence to kulkarni@jncasr.ac.in

In situ synthesis, ordering, and patterning of Au nanocrystals have been achieved by direct micromolding.

    

Strain Effects in Graphene and Graphene Nanoribbons: The Underlying Mechanism

Yang Li1,2, Xiaowei Jiang1,2, Zhongfan Liu1, and Zhirong Liu1 ()

 

1 College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, State Key Laboratory for Structural Chemistry of Unstable and Stable Species, and Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
2 School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0015-7

Nano Res (2010) 3: 545每556

Address correspondence to LiuZhiRong@pku.edu.cn

Under the action of a strain, the Fermi points of graphene and graphene nanoribbons shift away from the Brillouin zone vertices K.

    

One-Pot Polymerase Chain Reaction with Gold Nanoparticles for Rapid and Ultrasensitive DNA Detection

Miao Cai, Feng Li, Yan Zhang, and Qiangbin Wang ()
 
i-Lab, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou 215123, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0016-6

Nano Res (2010) 3: 557每563

Address correspondence to qbwang2008@sinano.ac.cn

A novel method has been developed for rapid, colorimetric detection of a specific deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequence by combining a polymerase chain reaction with gold nanoparticles, without any post-treatment of the polymerase chain reaction products being necessary, which is promising for rapid disease diagnostics and gene sequencing.

    

Uniform, Highly Conductive, and Patterned Transparent Films of a Percolating Silver Nanowire Network on Rigid and Flexible Substrates Using a Dry Transfer Technique

Anuj R. Madaria, Akshay Kumar, Fumiaki N. Ishikawa, and Chongwu Zhou ()

 

Department of Electrical Engineering and Center for Energy Nanoscience and Technology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA

These authors contributed equally.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0017-5

Nano Res (2010) 3: 564每573

Address correspondence to chongwuz@usc.edu

A patterned transparent and conductive electrode has been fabricated on a flexible substrate using Ag nanowires. Annealing of the nanowires leads to fusion resulting in improved sheet resistance of the film.

    

Nanocrystalline Intermetallics and Alloys

Dingsheng Wang, Qing Peng, and Yadong Li ()

 

Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0018-4

Nano Res (2010) 3: 574每580

Address correspondence to ydli@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

We report a general approach to the synthesis of a large variety of nanocrystalline intermetallics and alloys with controllable composition, size, and morphology: these include Au-, Pd-, Pt-, Ir-, Ru-, and Rh-based bi- or tri-metallic nanocrystals. Our methodology provides a simple and convenient route to a variety of intermetallic and alloyed nanomaterials which are promising candidates for new catalysts.

    

Fine Tuning of the Dimensionality of Zinc Silicate Nanostructures and Their Application as Highly Efficient Absorbents for Toxic Metal Ions

Yan Yang1,2, Yuan Zhuang1, Yunhua He2, Bo Bai2,

and Xun Wang1 ()

 

1 Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
2 College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Chang*an University, Xi*an 710054, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0019-3

Nano Res (2010) 3: 581每593

Address correspondence to wangxun@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Amorphous and crystalline zinc silicates with different dimensionalities have been successfully prepared and the structure-related absorption properties have been studied.

    

Inkjet Printing of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube/RuO2 Nanowire Supercapacitors on Cloth Fabrics and Flexible Substrates

Pochiang Chen1, Haitian Chen2, Jing Qiu1, and Chongwu Zhou1,2 ()
 
1 Chemical Engineering Department and Materials Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
2 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0020-x

Nano Res (2010) 3: 594每603

Address correspondence to chongwuz@usc.edu

An inkjet printer has been employed to print single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) films on cloth fabric and poly(ethylene terephthalate) substrates with controlled pattern location and controllable thickness. Two as-printed SWNT films can be sandwiched together with a solid polymer electrolyte to form a printable and wearable energy storage device.

    

Bis(phthalocyaninato)yttrium Grown on Au(111): Electronic Structure of a Single Molecule and the Stability of Two- dimensional Films Investigated by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy/Spectroscopy at 4.8 K

Yanfeng Zhang1,2 (), Pengfei Guan3, Hironari Isshiki1,4, Mingwei Chen3, Masahiro Yamashita4, and Tadahiro Komeda1,5 ()
 
1 Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-0877, Japan
2 Center for Nanochemistry, Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, College of Engineering, Beijing University, Beijing 100871, China
3 WPI-Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
4 Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8578, Japan
5 CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Saitama 332-0012, Japan

DOI 10.1007/s12274-010-0021-9

Nano Res (2010) 3: 604每611

Address correspondence to Yanfeng Zhang, yanfengzhang@pku.edu.cn; Tadahiro Komeda, komeda@tagen.tohoku.ac.jp

The electronic structure of a single YP2 molecule and the stability of a 2D YP2 film were examined by using STM/STS method, and further confirmed by first principals calculations.

    

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