Volume 8

Issue 12,2015

(31 articles)


Goli Nagaraju1, Ramesh Kakarla2, Sung Min Cha1, and Jae Su Yu1 (*)

Amorphous NiWO4 nanostructures with burl-like morphologies were facilely integrated on flexible conductive fabric (CF) fibers using the electrochemical deposition method. As a flexible and cost-effective electrode for pseudocapacitors, the hierarchically nanostructured amorphous NiWO4/CF exhibited superior electrochemical properties.
2015, 8(12): 3749–3763

Tomoki Shiomi1, Mengmeng Tan1, Natsuki Takahashi1, Masayuki Endo2, Tomoko Emura3, Kumi Hidaka3, Hiroshi Sugiyama2,3, Yuki Takahashi1, Yoshinobu Takakura1, and Makiya Nishikawa1 (*)

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) imaging showed that the oligodeoxynucleotides (ODNs) in polypod-like structured DNA, or polypodna, take on a bend-type conformation when the structures are flattened under unconstrained conditions.
2015, 8(12): 3764–3771

Qingliang Liao1,§, Mengyuan Liang1,§, Zheng Zhang1, Guangjie Zhang1, and Yue Zhang1,2 (*)

The sensitivity of ultraviolet (UV) photodetectors was enhanced by inserting an ultrathin insulating layer, and the service behavior of the UV photodetectors modulated by external strain was investigated.
2015, 8(12): 3772–3779

Patrik T. Nilsson1 (*), Axel C. Eriksson1,2, Linus Ludvigsson3, Maria E. Messing3,4, Erik Z. Nordin1, Anders Gudmundsson1, Bengt O. Meuller3, Knut Deppert3, Edward C. Fortner5, Timothy B. Onasch5, and Joakim H. Pagels1

This work introduces laser vaporization aerosol mass spectrometry as an in-situ technique for the characterization of metal nanoparticles. In-situ techniques are advantageous in comparison to ex-situ methods, as the aerosol particles require neither deposition on the substrates nor extraction from the production line, which can alter the characteristics of the particle surfaces.
2015, 8(12): 3780–3795

Wenbin Li1 and Ju Li1,2 (*)

First-principles calculations reveal that several layer-phase group-III monochalcogenides, including GaS, GaSe, and InSe, are piezoelectric in their monolayer form.
2015, 8(12): 3796–3802

Yi Jiang1, Ruiyuan Tian1, Haiqiang Liu1, Jiankun Chen1, Xinghua Tan1, Lina Zhang2, Guangyao Liu3,
Hanfu Wang1 (*), Lianfeng Sun1 (*), and Weiguo Chu1 (*)

The superior rate capability and cycling performance of oriented linked LiFePO4 is determined to be caused by oriented links along non–[010], the small particle size along [010], and the occupation of Li at Fe sites.
2015, 8(12): 3803–3814

Lingxiao Wang, Jing Geng, Wenhai Wang, Chao Yuan, Long Kuai, and Baoyou Geng (*)

In this work, we obtained amorphous Fe-Ni-Ox solid-solution nanoparticles approximately 20 nm in size by an aerosol spray-assisted approach with iron/nickel acetylacetonates as raw materials. A small overpotential of 0.315 V was found at the current density of 50 mA/cm2, and the Tafel slope was as low as 38 mV/dec.
2015, 8(12): 3815–3822

Aizhu Wang1,2, Aijun Du2 (*), and Mingwen Zhao1 (*)

The 2DCD HGaBi lattice, which has cubic-diamond-like symmetry, is predicted to be a stable topological material displaying an inversion of the s-p bands.
2015, 8(12): 3823–3829

Yi Zhang1,2, Bao Zhang1 (*), Xiao Peng1, Lin Liu1, Shuo Dong1, Liping Lin1, Si Chen1, Shuxian Meng1, and Yaqing Feng1,2 (*)

The dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) with mesoporous TiO2 particles as the photoanode could show high photocurrent and photovoltage because of the unique structures of these materials.
2015, 8(12): 3830–3841

Tessai Sugiura1, Daisuke Matsuki2, Junnosuke Okajima3, Atsuki Komiya3, Shiro Mori4, Shigenao Maruyama3,
and Tetsuya Kodama2 (*)

The combination of gold nanorods (GNRs), near-infrared laser light, and controlled surface cooling minimizes skin damage during photothermal therapy of tumors in lymph nodes.
2015, 8(12): 3842–3852