List of Issues |  8 , 2017   |  Previous Issue  |  Next Issue

       
Below >>

Fluorescent nanoswitch for monitoring specific pluripotency-related microRNAs of induced pluripotent stem cells: Development of polyethyleneimine-oligonucleotide hybridization probes

Seungmin Han1,∫, Hye Young Son2,3,∫, Byunghoon Kang1, Eunji Jang2,3, Jisun Ki1, Na Geum Lee4,5, Jongjin Park4,5, Moo-Kwang Shin1, Byeonggeol Mun1, Jeong-Ki Min4,5 (*), and Seungjoo Haam1 (*)

1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Republic of Korea
2 Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-752, Republic of Korea
3 Severance Biomedical Science Institute, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-752, Republic of Korea
4 Biotherapeutics Translational Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea
5 Department of Biomolecular Science, University of Science & Technology, Daejeon 34113, Republic of Korea
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-016-1403-4

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2545每2559

Address correspondence to Jeong-Ki Min, jekmin@kribb.re.kr; Seungjoo Haam, haam@yonsei.ac.kr

Polyethyleneimine-oligonucleotide fluorescent polyplex imaging probes can distinguish pluripotent stem cells from heterogeneous cells within 30 min by sensing specific target miRNAs associated with pluripotency of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) without affecting pluripotency.

    

Simple, fast, label-free, and nanoquencher-free system for operating multivalued DNA logic gates using poly-thymine templated CuNPs as signal reporters

Daoqing Fan1,2, Erkang Wang1,2, and Shaojun Dong1,2 (*)

1 State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, China
2 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1458-x

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2560每2569

Address correspondence to dongsj@ciac.ac.cn

The first platform based on poly-thymine templated copper nanoparticles (CuNPs) for operating various label-free multi-valued DNA logic gates was constructed.

    

Ultrathin ZnS nanosheet/carbon nanotube hybrid electrode for high-performance flexible all-solid-state supercapacitor

Xiaoyi Hou1,2, Tao Peng1,2, Jinbing Cheng1,2, Qiuhong Yu1,2, Rongjie Luo1,2, Yang Lu1,2, Xianming Liu3, Jang-Kyo Kim4, Jun He5, and Yongsong Luo1,2 (*)

1 School of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Xinyang Normal University, Xinyang 464000, China
2 Key Laboratory of Advanced Micro/Nano Functional Materials, Xinyang Normal University, Xinyang 464000, China
3 College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Luoyang Normal University, Luoyang 471022, China
4 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
5 National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing 100190, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1459-9

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2570每2583

Address correspondence to ysluo@xynu.edu.cn

Hierarchical ultrathin ZnS nanosheet arrays supported on a C-nanotube surface are synthesized via a multistep hydrothermal approach and investigated as electrode materials for a supercapacitor and a flexible all-solid-state device.

    

Tungsten diselenide nanoplates as advanced lithium/sodium ion electrode materials with different storage mechanisms

Wanfeng Yang1, Jiawei Wang2, Conghui Si1, Zhangquan Peng2 (*), and Zhonghua Zhang1 (*)

1 Key Laboratory for Liquid-Solid Structural Evolution and Processing of Materials (Ministry of Education), School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jingshi Road 17923, Jinan 250061, China
2 State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1460-3

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2584每2598

Address correspondence to Zhonghua Zhang, zh_zhang@sdu.edu.cn; Zhangquan Peng, zqpeng@ciac.ac.cn

The in situ and ex situ studies confirmed that the WSe2-nanoplate electrode had different lithium-and sodium-storage mechanisms.

    

Enhanced electrocatalytic activity of Co@N-doped carbon nanotubes by ultrasmall defect-rich TiO2 nanoparticles for hydrogen evolution reaction

Jiayuan Yu1,2, Weijia Zhou1 (*), Tanli Xiong1, Aili Wang1,2, Shaowei Chen1,3, and Benli Chu2

1 School of Environment and Energy, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Atmospheric Environment and Pollution Control, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, Guangzhou 510006, China
2 School of Physics and Telecommunication Engineering, South China Normal University, Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, Guangzhou 510006, China
3 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1462-1

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2599每2609

Address correspondence to eszhouwj@scut.edu.cn

A durable and highly active electrochemical hydrogen-evolution reaction catalyst based on defect-rich TiO2 nanoparticles loaded on Co nanoparticles@N-doped carbon nanotubes is synthesized by electrostatic spinning and a subsequent calcining process. It exhibits a small onset potential of -57.5 mV and a Tafel slope of 73.5 mV﹞dec-1.

    

Mesocrystalline TiO2 nanosheet arrays with exposed {001} facets: Synthesis via topotactic transformation and applications in dye-sensitized solar cells

Yanhe Zhang, Jinguang Cai, Yurong Ma, and Limin Qi (*)

Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences (BNLMS), State Key Laboratory for Structural Chemistry of Unstable and Stable Species, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1463-0

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2610每2625

Address correspondence to liminqi@pku.edu.cn

Vertically aligned arrays of mesocrystalline anatase TiO2 nanosheets with exposed {001} facets were fabricated through a fluorine-free topotactic transformation approach. An efficiency of 8.85% was achieved for a dye-sensitized solar cell based on double-layered TiO2 nanosheet arrays.

    

Rapid and multimodal in vivo bioimaging of cancer cells through in situ biosynthesis of Zn&Fe nanoclusters

Tianyu Du1,∫, Chunqiu Zhao1,∫, Fawad ur Rehman1, Lanmei Lai1, Xiaoqi Li2, Yi Sun3, Shouhua Luo3, Hui Jiang1, Matthias Selke4, and Xuemei Wang1 (*)

1 State Key Laboratory of Bioelectronics (Chien-Shiung Wu Lab), School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
2 Nanjing Foreign Language School, Nanjing 210096, China
3 Laboratory of the signal and image processing, School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
4 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1465-y

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2626每2632

Address correspondence to xuewang@seu.edu.cn

Fe2+ and Zn2+ were used to force cancer cells to spontaneously synthesize fluorescent ZnO nanoclusters and magnetic Fe3O4 nanoclusters,which could then be visualized using cancer multimodal imaging.

    

Intercalated 2D nanoclay for emerging drug delivery in cancer therapy

Yi Zhang1,∫, Mei Long1,∫, Peng Huang2,∫, Huaming Yang1,3 (*), Shi Chang2 (*), Yuehua Hu1,3 (*), Aidong Tang4, and Linfeng Mao2

1 Department of Inorganic Materials, School of Minerals Processing and Bioengineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
2 Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410078, China
3 Hunan Key Laboratory of Mineral Materials and Application, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
4 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1466-x

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2633每2643

Address correspondence to Huaming Yang, hmyang@csu.edu.cn; Shi Chang, changshi@csu.edu.cn; Yuehua Hu, hyh@csu.edu.cn

Natural two-dimensional kaolinite nanoclay incorporated into an emerging drug delivery system could feasibly pave a way towards high-performance nanotherapeutics, with a high level of biocompatibility and very low toxicity towards pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer,prostate cancer,breast cancer,colorectal cancer, esophageal cancer,and differentiated thyroid cancer cells. FITC-labeled original kaolinite (Kaolin) and Kaolin intercalation compounds (green) were shown to be gradually taken up by the cells and demonstrated good colocalization with lysosome (Lamp1, red).

    

Interface evolution in the platelet-like SiC@C and SiC@SiO2 monocrystal nanocapsules

Jian Gao1, Jieyi Yu1, Lei Zhou1, Javid Muhammad1, Xinglong Dong1 (*), Yinong Wang1, Hongtao Yu2, Xie Quan2 (*), Shaojie Li3, and Youngguan Jung4

1 Key Laboratory of Materials Modification by Laser, Ion and Electron Beams (Ministry of Education), School of Materials Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116023, China
2 Key Laboratory of Industrial Ecology and Environmental Engineering (Ministry of Education), School of Environmental Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
3 Instrumental Analysis and Research Center, Dalian University of Technology, Panjin 124221, China
4 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Daeharkro 53, Gumi, Gyeong-Buk 730-701, Republic of Korea

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1467-9

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2644每2656

Address correspondence to Xinglong Dong, dongxl@dlut.edu.cn; Xie Quan, quanxie@dlut.edu.cn

Carbon-coated SiC@C nanocapsules (NCs) with a hexagonal platelet-like morphology were fabricated by a simple direct current (DC) arc-discharge plasma method. The carbon shells of SiC@C NCs were subsequently converted into SiO2 shells by a heat-treatment process at 650⊥ in air, during such a process the shape and inherent characters of crystalline SiC core were inherited.

    

Nanowire encapsulation with polymer for electrical isolation and enhanced optical properties

Tuomas Haggren (*), Ali Shah, Anton Autere, Joona-Pekko Kakko, Veer Dhaka, Maria Kim, Teppo Huhtio, Zhipei Sun, and Harri Lipsanen (*)

Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Micronova, Aalto University, P.O. Box 13500, FI-00076 Aalto, Finland

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1468-8

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2644每2656

Address correspondence to Tuomas Haggren, tuomas.haggren@aalto.fi; Harri Lipsanen, harri.lipsanen@aalto.fi

Nanowire encapsulation with parylene-C is investigated. The encapsulation provides electrical insulation from the substrate, greatly reduces reflectance, improves the optical response of the nanowire array, and is suitable for various nanowire types.

    

One-pot synthesis of MoSe2 hetero-dimensional hybrid self-assembled by nanodots and nanosheets for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution and photothermal therapy

Baoguang Mao1,2, Tao Bao3, Jie Yu3, Lirong Zheng4, Jinwen Qin1,2, Wenyan Yin3 (*), and Minhua Cao1,2 (*)

1 Key Laboratory of Cluster Science, Ministry of Education of China, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
2 Beijing Key Laboratory of Photoelectronic/Electrophotonic Conversion Materials, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
3 CAS Key Laboratory for Biomedical Effects of Nanomaterials and Nanosafety, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
4 Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1469-7

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2667每2682

Address correspondence to Minhua Cao, caomh@bit.edu.cn; Wenyan Yin, yinwy@ihep.ac.cn

Molybdenum selenide hetero-dimensional hybrid (MoSe2 HDH) self-assembled by nanodots and nanosheets was first reported. The MoSe2 HDH displays excellent hydrogen evolution reaction activity and possesses not only remarkable photothermal therapy effect for cancer but also significant X-ray computed tomography/photoaccoustic imaging signal enhancement.

    

Flexible electronic eardrum

Yang Gu, Xuewen Wang, Wen Gu, Yongjin Wu, Tie Li, and Ting Zhang (*)

Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, 398 Ruoshui Road, i-Lab, Suzhou 125123, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1470-1

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2683每2691

Address correspondence to tzhang2009@sinano.ac.cn

Flexible electronic eardrum is achieved by combining a PE-PDMS bilayer with a single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) ultrathin film and a micro-pyramid structure. The device demonstrates superior sensitivity, stability, and high frequency response for recording and recognizing voice and may be used as a low-cost implantable acoustical bioelectronics device.

    

Embedding lead halide perovskite quantum dots in carboxybenzene microcrystals improves stability

Wei Xu1, Zhixiong Cai1, Feiming Li1, Jing Dong1, Yiru Wang1, Yaqi Jiang1, and Xi Chen1,2 (*)

1 Department of Chemistry and the MOE Key Laboratory of Spectrochemical Analysis & Instrumentation, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China
2 State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1471-0

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2692每2698

Address correspondence to xichen@xmu.edu.cn

Incorporation of MAPbBr3 QDs into carboxybenzene crystals is demonstrated. The mixed crystals exhibited strong photoluminescence and high stability to moisture and photodegradation. The strategy used is facile and efficient and can be extended to protect other oil-phase-synthesized QDs.

    

Multidimensional CdS nanowire/CdIn2S4 nanosheet heterostructure for photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical applications

Ting Wang1,∫, Yuanyuan Chai1,∫, Dekun Ma1 (*), Wei Chen1, Weiwei Zheng2 (*), and Shaoming Huang1,3 (*)

1 Zhejiang Key Laboratory of Carbon Materials, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou 325027, China
2 Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
3 School of Materials and Energy, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou510006, China
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1473-y

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2699每2711

Address correspondence to Dekun Ma, dkma@wzu.edu.cn; Weiwei Zheng, wzhen104@syr.edu; Shaoming Huang, smhuang@wzu.edu.cn

A multidimensional CdS nanowire/CdIn2S4 nanosheet heterostructure exhibits enhanced photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical activities because of type II band alignment and its unique 1D/2D architecture.

    

Ternary Pd-Ni-P nanoparticle-based nonenzymatic glucose sensor with greatly enhanced sensitivity achieved through active-site engineering

Jingwen Ma, Yueguang Chen, Lin Chen, and Leyu Wang (*)

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

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1474-x

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2712每2720

Address correspondence to lywang@mail.buct.edu.cn

A Pd每Ni每P ternary nanocatalyst-based glucose sensor with a greatly improved sensitivity and stability is fabricated by reducing the distance between the Pd and Ni active sites.

    

Glass-like energy and property landscape of Pt nanoclusters

Zhanghui Chen1,2, Jingbo Li2, Shushen Li2, and Lin-Wang Wang1 (*)

1 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road, Mail Stop 50F, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
2 State Key Laboratory of Superlattices and Microstructures, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 912, Beijing 100083, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1475-9

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2721每2731

Address correspondence to lwwang@lbl.gov

Using global search and data mining methods, the energy and property landscape of Pt nanoclusters are found to be glass-like.

    

Epitaxial growth of large-area and highly crystalline anisotropic ReSe2 atomic layer

Fangfang Cui1, Xiaobo Li1, Qingliang Feng2, Jianbo Yin2, Lin Zhou3, Dongyan Liu1, Kaiqiang Liu1,4, Xuexia He1, Xing Liang1, Shengzhong Liu1, Zhibin Lei1, Zonghuai Liu1, Hailin Peng2, Jin Zhang2, Jing Kong3, and Hua Xu1 (*)

1 Key Laboratory of Applied Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Ministry of Education, Shaanxi Key Laboratory for Advanced Energy Devices; Shaanxi Engineering Lab for Advanced Energy Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi*an 710119, China
2 Center for Nanochemistry, Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Key Laboratory for the Physics and Chemistry of Nanodevices, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
3 Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
4 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi*an 710119, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1477-7

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2732每2742

Address correspondence to xuhua-nano@snnu.edu.cn

Anisotropic two-dimensional (2D) layered rhenium diselenide (ReSe2) with a high crystal quality and uniform monolayer thickness is synthesized via epitaxial growth with a confined reaction space. The as-grown ReSe2 exhibits superior electrical and near-infrared photoresponse properties.

    

Biocompatible custom ceria nanoparticles against reactive oxygen species resolve acute inflammatory reaction after intracerebral hemorrhage

Dong-Wan Kang1,2,∫, Chi Kyung Kim1,3,∫, Han-Gil Jeong1,2,∫, Min Soh4,5, Taeho Kim4,5, In-Young Choi1,2, Seul-Ki Ki1,2, Do Yeon Kim1,2, Wookjin Yang1,2, Taeghwan Hyeon4,5, and Seung-Hoon Lee1,2 (*)

1 Laboratory of Innovative Nanobiotechnology, Biomedical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 03080, Republic of Korea
2 Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 03080, Republic of Korea
3 Department of Neurology, Korea University Guro Hospital and Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul 08308, Republic of Korea
4 Center for Nanoparticle Research, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Seoul 151-742, Republic of Korea
5 School of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Institute of Chemical Processes, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Republic of Korea
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1478-6

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2743每2760

Address correspondence to sb0516@snu.ac.kr

Biocompatible custom-made ceria nanoparticles significantly reduce perihematomal edema formation by attenuating inflammation and oxidative injury in an intracerebral hemorrhage model. Intravenously administered ceria nanoparticles pass through the damaged blood-brain barrier, and are strongly recruited to the perihematomal area, where they can exert maximum protective effect.

    

Transformation of monolayer MoS2 into multiphasic MoTe2: Chalcogen atom-exchange synthesis route

Qiyi Fang1,2,∫, Zhepeng Zhang1,2,∫, Qingqing Ji2,∫, Siya Zhu1,3, Yue Gong4,5,6, Yu Zhang1,2, Jianping Shi1,2, Xiebo Zhou1,2, Lin Gu4,5,6, Qian Wang3,1, and Yanfeng Zhang1,2 (*)

1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
2 Center for Nanochemistry (CNC), Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
3 Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
4 Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
5 Collaborative Innovation Center of Quantum Matter, Beijing 100190, China
6 School of Physical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1480-z

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2761每2771

Address correspondence to yanfengzhang@pku.edu.cn

We developed a chalcogen atom-exchange synthesis route for synthesizing monolayer multiphasic MoTe2 from monolayer MoS2 and examined the growth process. This method provides a controllable approach for fabricating monolayer MoTe2. We also conducted an in-depth study of the phase transformation of the monolayer transition-metal dichalcogenide.

    

Ultrahigh quantum efficiency photodetector and ultrafast reversible surface wettability transition of square In2O3 nanowires

Ming Meng1,2, Xinglong Wu2 (*), Xiaoli Ji3, Zhixing Gan4, Lizhe Liu2, Jiancang Shen2, and Paul K. Chu5

1 School of Physics and Telecommunication Engineering, Zhoukou Normal University, Zhoukou 466001, China
2 Key Laboratory of Modern Acoustics, MOE, Institute of Acoustics, Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
3 School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
4 Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Technology of Jiangsu Province, School of Physical Science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210023, China
5 Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1481-y

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2772每2781

Address correspondence to hkxlwu@nju.edu.cn

Ultralong In2O3 nanowires (NWs) with exposed {001} facets and uniform diameters were fabricated, and a single NW was assembled into a high-performance photodetector. An ultrahigh external quantum efficiency of 1.46 ℅ 109% was obtained, which is the highest among reported In2O3-based photodetectors.

    

Engineering a tubular mesoporous silica nanocontainer with well-preserved clay shell from natural halloysite

Liangjie Fu1,2, Huaming Yang1,3 (*), Aidong Tang4, and Yuehua Hu1,3 (*)

1 Centre for Mineral Materials, School of Minerals Processing and Bioengineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
2 Peter A. Rock Thermochemistry Laboratory and NEAT ORU, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
3 Hunan Key Lab of Mineral Materials & Application, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
4 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1482-x

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2782每2799

Address correspondence to Huaming Yang, hmyang@csu.edu.cn; Yuehua Hu, hyh@

Well-defined mesoporous nanotubes with a tunable mesoporous silica inner shell and a preserved clay outer shell were obtained by exploiting the chemical components and morphology of natural clay. Using density functional theory calculations,the structure and energetics of Al leaching and Si condensation were analyzed in detail. The mesoporous silica nanotubes had numerous active Al (V) species and a large surface area up to 583 m2/g (increased by a factor of 10). They are promising candidates as drug-loading nanocontainers and nanoreactors.

    

New insight into photoacoustic conversion efficiency by plasmon-mediated nanocavitation: Implications for precision theranostics

Yujiao Shi, Sihua Yang (*), and Da Xing (*)

Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Laser Life Science and Institute of Laser Life Science, College of Biophotonics, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510631, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1483-9

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2800每2809

Address correspondence to Sihua Yang, yangsh@scnu.edu.cn; Da Xing, xingda@scnu.edu.cn

Plasmon-mediated nanocavitation induces an ultrahigh photoacoustic conversion efficiency compared with the thermal-expansion mechanism.

    

Facile ultrafine copper seed-mediated approach for fabricating quasi-two-dimensional palladium-copper bimetallic trigonal hierarchical nanoframes

Min Shen1,2, Yuanbiao Huang1, Dongshuang Wu1, Jian L邦1, Minna Cao1, Meimei Liu1, Yinglong Yang1, Hongfang Li1, Binbin Guo1, and Rong Cao1 (*)

1 State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Science, 155 Yangqiao West Road, Fuzhou 350002, China
2 University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1487-5

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2810每2822

Address correspondence to rcao@fjirsm.ac.cn

We develop a facile ultrafine sub-3 nm Cu seed-mediated approach for fabricating Pd每Cu bimetallic trigonal hierarchical nanoframes (THNFs), whereby the size of the Pd每Cu THNFs is tuned from 45 to 5 nm.

    

MoTe2 is a good match for GeI by preserving quantum spin Hall phase

Xinru Li1, Ying Dai1 (*), Chengwang Niu3, Yandong Ma4, Wei Wei1, and Baibiao Huang2

1 School of Physics, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
2 State Key Laboratory of Crystal Materials, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
3 Peter Gr邦nberg Institut and Institute for Advanced Simulation, Forschungszentrum J邦lich and JARA, 52425 J邦lich, Germany
4 Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, Jacobs University Bremen, Campus Ring 1, 28759 Bremen, Germany

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1488-4

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2823每2832

Address correspondence to daiy60@sina.com

MoTe2 is demonstrated via first-principles study to be a good match for a GeI monolayer because it preserves the nontrivial quantum spin Hall phase. The spin Chern number is directly calculated to be -1. The sizable bandgap is 0.24 eV and can be detected at room temperature.

    

Gold immunochromatographic sensor for the rapid detection of twenty-six sulfonamides in foods

Yanni Chen1,2, Liqiang Liu1,2, Liguang Xu1,2, Shanshan Song1,2, Hua Kuang1,2 (*), Gang Cui1,2, and Chuanlai Xu1,2

1 State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China
2 School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1490-x

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2833每2844

Address correspondence to kuangh@jiangnan.edu.cn

A gold immunochromatographic sensor (GICS) was developed for the rapid detection of twenty-six sulfonamides in honey samples.

    

On-the-fly dopant redistribution in a silicon nanowire p每n junction

Dong-Il Moon (*), Myeong-Lok Seol, Jin-Woo Han, and M. Meyyappan

Center for Nanotechnology, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1493-7

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2845每2855

Address correspondence to dong-il.moon@nasa.gov

Migration of dopants and resultant failure are directly observed in a silicon nanowire p每n junction for the first time. The nanowire temperature is found to increase enough to cause dopant diffusion, and scanning capacitance microscopy results clearly show the smearing of the dopant from the original profile.

    

Nitrogen-doped graphene hydrogel-supported NiPt-CeOx nanocomposites and their superior catalysis for hydrogen generation from hydrazine at room temperature

Xiaoqiong Du1, Chao Liu1, Cheng Du1, Ping Cai1, Gongzhen Cheng1, and Wei Luo1,2 (*)

1 College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
2 Key laboratory of Advanced Energy Materials Chemistry (Ministry of Education), Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1494-6

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2856每2865

Address correspondence to wluo@whu.edu.cn

NiPt-CeOx nanocomposites supported by three-dimensional nitrogen-doped graphene hydrogels (NGHs) exhibit a superior catalytic activity for hydrogen generation from an alkaline solution of hydrazine at room temperature, with the turnover frequency (TOF) value of 408 h每1.

    

Electrophysiological assessment of primary cortical neurons genetically engineered using iron oxide nanoparticles

Michael G. Evans1,∫, Arwa Al-Shakli2,∫, Stuart I. Jenkins2, and Divya M. Chari2 (*)

1 School of Life Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
2 Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1496-4

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2881每2890

An electrophysiological study of neurons genetically engineered using iron oxide nanoparticles reveals the high safety of this approach.

    

Unveiling the controversial mechanism of reversible Na storage in TiO2 nanotube arrays: Amorphous versus anatase TiO2

Federico Bella1 (*), Ana B. Muñoz-Garc赤a2, Giuseppina Meligrana1, Andrea Lamberti3, Matteo Destro4, Michele Pavone2, and Claudio Gerbaldi1 (*)

1 GAME Lab, CHENERGY Group, Department of Applied Science and Technology - DISAT, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
2 Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cintia 21, University Campus of Monte Sant*Angelo, 80126 Napoli, Italy
3 MPMNT Group, Department of Applied Science and Technology - DISAT, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
4 LITHOPS S.r.l., Strada del Portone 61, 10137 Torino, Italy

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1656-6

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2891每2903

Address correspondence to Federico Bella, federico.bella@polito.it; Claudio Gerbaldi, claudio.gerbaldi@polito.it

This work presents an electrochemical, structural, and theoretical investigation of the controversial mechanism of reversible Na+ storage in TiO2 nanotube arrays, with the aim of showing the potential of these systems as anode materials for sodium-ion batteries.

    

Erratum to: A highly sensitive chemical gas detecting transistor based on highly crystalline CVD-grown MoSe2 films

Jongyeol Baek1,∫, Demin Yin2,∫, Na Liu1,∫, Inturu Omkaram1, Chulseung Jung1, Healin Im1, Seongin Hong1, Seung Min Kim3, Young Ki Hong1, Jaehyun Hur4 (*), Youngki Yoon2 (*), and Sunkook Kim1 (*)

1 School of Advanced Materials Science & Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 16419, Republic of Korea
2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
3 Institute of Advanced Composite Materials, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Jeonbuk 565-905, Republic of Korea
4 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Gachon University, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi 13120, Republic of Korea
These authors contributed equally to this work.

DOI 10.1007/s12274-017-1725-x

Nano Research 2017, 10(8): 2904

Address correspondence to Jaehyun Hur, hjhhjh76@gmail.com; Youngki Yoon, youngki.yoon@uwaterloo.ca; Sunkook Kim, intel0616@gmail.com

    

Copyright Nano Research   |   Contact Us