Volume 11

Issue 09,2018

(40 articles)


Bharath Bangalore Rajeeva, Linhan Lin, and Yuebing Zheng (*)

This review focuses on lattice plasmon resonances, which arise from coherent interactions among plasmonic nanoparticles in periodic arrays. Design strategies, applications, challenges, and prospects are discussed.
2018, 11(9): 4423–4440
Published: 9 August 2018

Botao Liu1, Kowsalya Vellingiri2, Sang-Hee Jo1, Pawan Kumar3 (*), Yong Sik Ok4 (*), and Ki-Hyun Kim1 (*)

A comprehensive study on conventional/novel modification on the size and morphology factors and some challenging strategies a synthesis techniques for efficient of MOFs is conducted. Control on adjustment re described to pursue the development of MOFs with considerably improved properties in real-world applications.
2018, 11(9): 4441–4467
Published: 11 April 2018

Ekaterina S. Prikhozhdenko1 (*), Daniil N. Bratashov1, Dmitry A. Gorin1,2, and Alexey M. Yashchenok1,2 (*)

This review paper discusses flexible surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)-active nanofibrous membranes used for the effective collection and recognition of various chemical substances on rough surfaces and in multicomponent media.
2018, 11(9): 4468–4488
Published: 23 April 2018

Isabel Matos Oliveira1,2, Cristiana Gonalves1,2, Rui Luís Reis1,2,3, and Joaquim Miguel Oliveira1,2,3 (*)

This review focuses on studies that have demonstrated the potential of different nanoparticles in improving the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
2018, 11(9): 4489–4506
Published: 26 April 2018

Jianming Liang1,4, Ruixiang Li1, Yuwei He1, Chengli Ling5, Qi Wang2, Yongzhuo Huang3, Jing Qin1, Weigen Lu4 (*), and Jianxin Wang1 (*)

This nanosystem can deplete cellular adenosine 5′-triphosphate (ATP) via direct glycolytic-enzyme inhibition and mitochondrial damage, resulting in proliferation inhibition, cell-cycle arrest, and apoptosis of tumor cells. The enhanced anti-tumor activity of this system results from tumor-targeting ability and specific inhibition of tumor-cell energy metabolism.
2018, 11(9): 4507–4523
Published: 16 March 2018

Qixian Xie1,§, Zhao Cai1,2,§, Pengsong Li1, Daojin Zhou1, Yongmin Bi1, Xuya Xiong1, Enyuan Hu3, Yaping Li1, Yun Kuang1 (*), and Xiaoming Sun1,4 (*)

A selective defect engineering strategy is proposed to deliberately introduce M (II)/M (III) atomic defects into NiFe layered double hydroxides (LDHs). Combining experimental and theoretical findings, it is revealed that dangling Ni-Fe sites efficiently enhance the oxygen evolution reaction (OER); this demonstrates that M (II) defect-containing NiFe LDHs are cost-effective, active, and durable OER electrocatalysts.
2018, 11(9): 4524–4534
Published: 20 March 2018

Jiabo Wang1, Weilin Chen1 (*), Ting Wang1, Nasen Bate2, Chunlei Wang3, and Enbo Wang1 (*)

Towards obtaining a catalyst with a high active site distribution, molybdenum carbide/molybdenum nitride hybrid N-doped graphene (abbreviated as Mo2C/MoN/NG) was synthesized via simple ion exchange, followed by a two-step annealing process.It has highly dispersed active sites and remarkable electrocatalytic performance in the hydrogen evolution reaction with a low overpotential of 78.82 mV and a low Tafel slope of 39.3 mV·dec−1.
2018, 11(9): 4535–4548
Published: 16 March 2018

Nitya Sai Reddy Satyavolu, Nikou Pishevaresfahani, Li Huey Tan, and Yi Lu (*)

This paper reports the DNA-encoded growth of morphologically unique gold shells on a high-indexed palladium seed and mechanistic study on how the affinity of the DNA base plays an important role in overriding the effect of the high-energy facets of the core and in the formation of Pd@Au bimetallic core-shell nanostructures.
2018, 11(9): 4549–4561
Published: 27 March 2018

Wei Ai1,2,§, Jiewei Li1,§, Zhuzhu Du1, Chenji Zou2, Hongfang Du2,4, Xin Xu2, Yu Chen2, Hongbo Zhang2, Jianfeng Zhao1, Changming Li4, Wei Huang1,3 (*), and Ting Yu2 (*)

A boron-doped porous carbon sphere/graphene hybrid host showing combined physical and chemical polysulfide confinement is reported. The experimental and theoretical results demonstrate that such dual polysulfide confinement enables superior electrochemical performances for Li-S batteries,including high reversible capacity, long cyclic life,and excellent rate capability.
2018, 11(9): 4562–4573
Published: 20 March 2018

Lili Gong1, Qi Zhang1, Liangjun Wang1, Jianfeng Wu1, Cheng Han1, Bo Lei1, Wei Chen1,2,3, Goki Eda1,2,3, Kuan Eng Johnson Goh4,1, and Chorng Haur Sow1,3 (*)

Photoluminescence can be area-selectively generated on bulk MoS2 (thickness:25-120 nm) by laser thinning under ambient conditions and Au particle self-assembly. The emergence of photoluminescence can be attributed to both p-type doping and plasmonic local field enhancement by Au particles.
2018, 11(9): 4574–4586
Published: 16 March 2018