Volume 11

Issue 02,2018

(52 articles)


Jiaqi Chen1,2, Jiao Yan1,2, Yuandong Chen1,2, Shuai Hou1, Yinglu Ji1, and Xiaochun Wu1 (*)

Exposed –NH2(NH3+) groups from adsorbed cysteine can bind Ag+ and subsequently accelerate Ag overgrowth on the Au surface.
2018, 11(2): 614–624

Shang Xu1,, Peifeng Li1,2,, and Yang Lu1,3 (*)

In situ transmission electron microscopy (TEM) analysis of Rayleigh instability in ultrathin gold nanowires
2018, 11(2): 625–632
2018, 11(2): 633–641

Jaesun Song1, Taemin Ludvic Kim2, Jongmin Lee1, Sam Yeon Cho3, Jaeseong Cha1, Sang Yun Jeong1, Hyunji An1, Wan Sik Kim1, Yen-Sook Jung1, Jiyoon Park1, Gun Young Jung1, Dong-Yu Kim1, Ji Young Jo1, Sang Don Bu3, Ho Won Jang2 (*), and Sanghan Lee1 (*)

The photocatalytic properties of an epitaxial (111)pc BiFeO3 thin-film photoanode in the downward polarization state are greatly enhanced in comparison with those of (001)pc and (110)pc BiFeO3 thin-film photoanodes. The significant improvement of the photocatalytic properties is provided by the enhanced ferroelectric domain switching of the mono-variant domain structure as well as the enhanced internal field afforded by higher spontaneous polarization.
2018, 11(2): 642–655

Dali Liu1,2, Chao Zhang1, Yifu Yu1,3, Yanmei Shi1, Yu Yu1, Zhiqiang Niu3, and Bin Zhang1,2,3 (*)

This work opens a new avenue for the controlled generation of oxygen vacancies in mesoporous traditional metal oxides for efficient self-supported water reduction electrocatalysis.
2018, 11(2): 603–613

Yanan Yang, Jiawei Zhang (*), Yajing Wei, Qiaoli Chen, Zhenming Cao, Huiqi Li, Jiayu Chen, Jueli Shi, Zhaoxiong Xie (*), and Lansun Zheng

2018, 11(2): 656–664

Yuan Yang, Guo-Qiang Liu, Min-Rui Gao, Yu Xia, and Shu-Hong Yu (*)

A selective-oxidation approach was developed for synthesizing SexTey nanotubes with controlled inner and outer diameters from TexSey@Se core–shell nanowires. The nanotubes exhibited good photoconductivity over the whole ultraviolet–visible spectrum.
2018, 11(2): 665–675

Jie Hu1,§, Francisco Sanz-Rodríguez1,2,3,§, Fernando Rivero4, Emma Martín Rodríguez1,2 (*), Río Aguilar Torres4, Dirk H. Ortgies1,2, José García Solé1, Fernando Alfonso4, and Daniel Jaque1,2

Optical coherence tomography was used to visualize individual cells for the first time and to discriminate between cells that internalized gold nanoparticles and those that did not, suggesting potential applications for the early diagnosis of atherosclerotic lesions.
2018, 11(2): 676–685

Sijing Ding1,2,§, Dajie Yang3,§, Xiaoli Liu4,§, Fan Nan1, Ziqiang Cheng1, Song-Jin Im5, Li Zhou1, Jianfang Wang2 (*), and Ququan Wang1,3 (*)

A strong octupolar plasmon resonance and an efficient secondharmonic generation (SHG) are obtained for the first time by an asymmetric overgrowth of silver shells on gold nanorods. The SHG intensity of the Au–Ag nanorods with dual-frequency resonances is enhanced by 21 times compared to that of bare Au nanorods with only a longitudinal plasmon resonance.
2018, 11(2): 686–695

Yi-Chao Zou1, Zhi-Gang Chen1,2 (*), Enze Zhang3, Fantai Kong4, Yan Lu5, Lihua Wang1,5, John Drennan6, Zhongchang Wang7,8, Faxian Xiu3, Kyeongjae Cho4, and Jin Zou1,6 (*)

Aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy investigations, quantitative image simulations, and density functional theory calculations for chemical vapor deposition grown SnBi2Te4 nanoplates show a recognizable amount of cation antisites, characterized by a low formation energy, and cause a reduced bandgap. Angle-dependent magnetoresistance measurements from nanoplate devices reveal a two-dimensional weak antilocalization effect associated with topological surface carriers, indicating that SnBi2Te4 nanostructures are promising candidates for spintronic and electronic applications.
2018, 11(2): 696–706