Volume 11

Issue 05,2018

(53 articles)


Bing Zhang, Tian-Jian Zhao, Wei-Jie Feng, Yong-Xing Liu, Hong-Hui Wang, Hui Su, Li-Bing Lv, Xin-Hao Li (*), and Jie-Sheng Chen (*)

Polarized few-layer graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) was investigated for use as an efficient electrocatalyst for selective CO2 reduction. The polarized surface of two-dimensional polarized g-C3N4 (2D-pg-C3N4), with a more reductive conduction band originating from the ultralow thickness (~ 1 nm), exhibited excellent electrochemical activity for CO2 reduction, achieving a Faradaic efficiency of 91% at approximately −1.1 V vs. Ag/AgCl in KHCO3 solution by selectively reducing CO2 to CO (~ 80%) and formic acid (~ 11%).
2018, 11(5): 2450–2459
Published: 12 May 2018

Biwu Wang1, Jingjing Zhang1 (*), Zhigang Xia2 (*), Meiqiang Fan1, Chunju Lv1, Guanglei Tian1, and Xiaona Li3

A polyaniline-coated selenium/carbon nanocomposite encapsulated in graphene sheets (PANI@Se/C-G) displays excellent electrochemical performance in Li-Se batteries.
2018, 11(5): 2460–2469
Published: 12 May 2018

Wensheng Xie1,2, Qin Gao1,2, Dan Wang1,2, Zhenhu Guo1,2, Fei Gao3, Xiumei Wang1,2, Qiang Cai1,2, Si-shen Feng3, Haiming Fan4 (*), Xiaodan Sun1,2 (*), and Lingyun Zhao1,2 (*)

Our study highlights an excellent theranostic platform (IOMSPEG (DOX)-2DG NCs) with a great potential for targeted MRIguided precise chemo-photothermal therapy of breast cancer.
2018, 11(5): 2470–2487
Published: 12 May 2018

Cong Dai1, Chengxiong Yang1, and Xiuping Yan1,2,3,4 (*)

Self-quenched gold nanoclusters (Sq-AuNCs) were prepared via disulfide bond induced aggregation of gold nanoclusters for turn-on fluorescence imaging of intracellular glutathione.
2018, 11(5): 2488–2497
Published: 12 May 2018

Ming Shao1, Rong Zhang1, Chuan Wang2, Bin Hu2, Daiwen Pang2, and Zhixiong Xie1 (*)

Manipulation of cadmium-selenium quantum dot (CdSe QD) biosynthesis: Modification of selenium metabolism, based on the role of the SeMet-to-SeCys pathway in CdSe QD biosynthesis, contributes to a higher yield of CdSe QDs in engineered yeast cells.
2018, 11(5): 2498–2511
Published: 12 May 2018

Yuye Cao1, Yangdong Cui1, Yu Yang1, Jie Hua1, Zheng-Mei Song1, Haifang Wang1, Yuanfang Liu1,2, and Aoneng Cao1 (*)

His-tagged proteins are individually encapsulated in silica NPs in the same orientation,leaving a single His-tag outside each NP for reversible dimerization and recycling.
2018, 11(5): 2512–2522
Published: 12 May 2018

Xulu Zeng1 (*), Gaute Otnes1, Magnus Heurlin1,2, Renato T Mouro3, and Magnus T Borgstrm1

We report the first InP/GaInP nanowire tunnel diodes in both InP/GaInP and GaInP/InP configurations. The realization of the nanowire tunnel diodes opens up opportunities for the design of nanowire tandem solar cells independent of the growth order of the different materials, increasing the flexibility regarding dopant incorporation polarity.
2018, 11(5): 2523–2531
Published: 12 May 2018

Seong-Min Kim1, Seyeong Lee1, Dongyoon Kim1, Dong-Hee Kang1, Kisuk Yang2, Seung-Woo Cho2, Jin Seok Lee3, Insung S. Choi4 (*), Kyungtae Kang5 (*), and Myung-Han Yoon1 (*)

Height-controlled vertically etched silicon nanocolumn arrays (vSNAs) accelerated in vitro neurite development by engaging strong cone-to-substrate coupling. Furthermore, neurite polarization and elongation were differentially modulated depending on the height of the nanocolumns.
2018, 11(5): 2532–2543

Huachao Zai1,2, Yizhou Zhao1,2, Shanyu Chen1, Lei Ge1, Changfeng Chen1 (*), Qi Chen2, and Yujing Li1,2 (*)

Superparamagnetic Fe3O4/SiO2 core–shell nanoparticles are prepared as the substrate for pseudo-single atom Pt catalysts; the Fe3O4/SiO2-supported Pt displays high activity as a reusable heterogeneous catalyst for the hydrosilylation reaction.
2018, 11(5): 2544–2552
Published: 12 May 2018

Kyu-Tae Lee1,§, Ji-Yun Jang2,§, Na Young Ha2, Soonil Lee2, and Hui Joon Park2,3 (*)

We present high-performance multiple-color-producing semitransparent perovskite solar cells exploiting optical microcavities, incorporated with a phase-compensating functional medium that provides not only a better impedance matching to enhance the transmittance but an extra reflection phase change to improve angle-dependent properties with a negligible change in both color vibrancy and electrical characteristics.
2018, 11(5): 2553–2561
Published: 12 May 2018