Monday, September 01, 2014

Shaped platinum nanoparticles directly synthesized inside mesoporous silica supports




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03951C, Paper

Jiwhan Kim, Youn-Sang Bae, Hyunjoo Lee

Cubic Pt nanoparticles were synthesized using a one pot synthesis procedure by directly reducing Pt precursor in the presence of mesoporous silica and anchoring agents.

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Decoration of size-tunable CuO nanodots on TiO2 nanocrystals for noble metal-free photocatalytic H2 production




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03521F, Paper

Geon Dae Moon, Ji Bong Joo, Ilkeun Lee, Yadong Yin

We report a simple yet effective approach for the decoration of the TiO2 nanocrystal surface with size-tunable CuO nanodots for high-performance noble metal-free photocatalytic H2 production.

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Nano/micro-structured Si/CNT/C composite from nano-SiO2 for high power lithium ion batteries




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03948C, Paper

Xuejiao Feng, Jun Yang, Yitian Bie, Jiulin Wang, Yanna Nuli, Wei Lu

Novel nano/micro-structured Si/CNT/C with numerous pores was synthesized from a low-cost SiO2 precursor for an advanced anode material in lithium ion batteries. The hierarchical composite displayed stable capacity of ca. 2100 mA h g-1 for 100 cycles at a current density of 1 A g-1 and outstanding rate capability up to 5 A g-1 .

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Photonic metal-organic framework composite spheres: a new kind of optical material with self-reporting molecular recognition




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03095H, Paper

Jiecheng Cui, Ning Gao, Chen Wang, Wei Zhu, Jian Li, Hui Wang, Philipp Seidel, Bart Jan Ravoo, Guangtao Li

By using spherical colloidal crystals as 3D-ordered host matrices, a general strategy for efficient spatial arrangement of MOF materials has been developed, affording a new class of highly tunable MOF composite spheres.

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Edge-enriched graphene quantum dots for enhanced photo-luminescence and supercapacitance




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02365J, Paper

Mahbub Hassan, Enamul Haque, Kakarla Raghava Reddy, Andrew I. Minett, Jun Chen, Vincent G. Gomes

Graphene quantum dots synthesized from activated graphene using ultrasonication and chemical activation shows high edge-enriched states resulting in excellent luminescence and capacitance properties.

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Effect of core quantum-dot size on power-conversion-efficiency for silicon solar-cells implementing energy-down-shift using CdSe/ZnS core/shell quantum dots




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02472A, Paper

Seung-Wook Baek, Jae-Hyoung Shim, Hyun-Min Seung, Gon-Sub Lee, Jin-Pyo Hong, Kwang-Sup Lee, Jea-Gun Park

We implemented the concept of energy-down-shift (to absorb UV light and to emit visible light) using CdSe/ZnS core/shell QDs on p-type silicon solar-cells to absorb more UV light.

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Transport behaviors of photo-carriers across the aligned carbon nanotubes and silicon interface




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03433C, Communication

Ru Li, Hongfang Li, Jingyun Zou, Xiaohua Zhang, Qingwen Li

The mismatch between the generation of photo-carriers in silicon and their transportation across the carbon nanotube-silicon interface led to the S-shaped transport characters, which can be completely eliminated by decreasing the light intensity or increasing the CNT coverage on the silicon surface.

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Thermodynamics at the nanoscale: phase diagrams of nickel-carbon nanoclusters and equilibrium constants for phase transitions




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02354D, Paper

Yannick Engelmann, Annemie Bogaerts, Erik C. Neyts

Using reactive molecular dynamics simulations, the melting behavior of nickel-carbon nanoclusters is examined.

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Graphene-based nanocomposite anodes for lithium-ion batteries




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02999B, Feature Article

Weiwei Sun, Yong Wang

Graphene-based nanocomposite anodes are reviewed with emphasis on the structure matching and interaction between graphene and the second-phase component and their Li-ion storage performances.

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Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) nanoflakes as inherently electroactive labels for DNA hybridization detection




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03795B, Paper

Adeline Huiling Loo, Alessandra Bonanni, Adriano Ambrosi, Martin Pumera

Herein, we propose a novel approach of employing molybdenum disulfide nanoflakes as inherently electroactive labels for the detection of DNA hybridization.

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Disentangling the effects of nanoscale structural variations on the light emission wavelength of single nano-emitters: InGaN/GaN multiquantum well nano-LEDs for a case study




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02939A, Paper

George Sarau, Martin Heilmann, Michael Latzel, Silke Christiansen

A correlated experimental and theoretical approach to study quantitatively the strain - light emission relationship and surface-related phenomena in individual nano-emitters.

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Scalable alignment and transfer of nanowires in a spinning Langmuir film




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02645D, Paper

Ren Zhu, Yicong Lai, Vu Nguyen, Rusen Yang

Nanowires are aligned in a spinning Langmuir film under the shear from the central rotating rod.

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Enhanced antitumor activity and mechanism of biodegradable polymeric micelles-encapsulated chetomin in both transgenic zebrafish and mouse models




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02978J, Paper

Qinjie Wu, Guoyou Li, Senyi Deng, Liang Ouyang, Ling Li, Lei Liu, Na Luo, Xiangrong Song, Gu He, Changyang Gong, Yuquan Wei

Chetomin micelles showed improved inhibitory effects on tumor growth and angiogenesis in both transgenic zebrafish and mouse tumor models.

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A stretchable strain sensor based on a metal nanoparticle thin film for human motion detection




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03295K, Paper

Jaehwan Lee, Sanghyeok Kim, Jinjae Lee, Daejong Yang, Byong Chon Park, Seunghwa Ryu, Inkyu Park

Wearable strain sensors for human motion detection are being highlighted in various fields such as medical, entertainment and sports industry.

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Emission tunable, cyto/hemocompatible, near-IR-emitting Ag2S quantum dots by aqueous decomposition of DMSA




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02935F, Paper

Ibrahim Hocaoglu, Fatma Demir, Ozgur Birer, Alper Kiraz, Chantal Sevrin, Christian Grandfils, Havva Yagci Acar

Size tunable Ag2 S NIRQDs synthesized by DMSA decomposition showed high cyto/hemocompatibility and optical quality as optical probes.

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Direct evidence for an interdiffused intermediate layer in bi-magnetic core-shell nanoparticles




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02886D, Paper

Amelie Juhin, Alberto Lopez-Ortega, Marcin Sikora, Claire Carvallo, Marta Estrader, Sonia Estrade, Francesca Peiro, Maria Dolors Baro, Philippe Sainctavit, Pieter Glatzel, Josep Nogues

RIXS-MCD spectroscopy gives direct insight into the nature of the buried interface in nominally [gamma]-Fe2 O3 -Mn3 O4 core-shell nanoparticles.

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pH dependent catalytic activities of platinum nanoparticles with respect to the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide and scavenging of superoxide and singlet oxygen




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03848G, Paper

Yi Liu, Haohao Wu, Meng Li, Jun-Jie Yin, Zhihong Nie

Recently, platinum (Pt) nanoparticles (NPs) have received increasing attention in the field of catalysis and medicine due to their excellent catalytic activity.

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Facile Au catalyst loading on the inner shell of hollow SnO2 spheres using Au-decorated block copolymer sphere templates and their selective H2S sensing characteristics




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03706E, Paper

Seon-Jin Choi, Minsoo P. Kim, Seo-Jin Lee, Bumjoon J. Kim, Il-Doo Kim

Catalytic Au functionalized SnO2 hollow microspheres were fabricated by the templating route using Au-decorated block copolymer microspheres and demonstrated high potential for application in halitosis diagnosis.

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Architecture engineering toward highly active palladium integrated titanium dioxide yolk-double-shell nanoreactor for catalytic applications




Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02692F, Paper

Baocang Liu, Qin Wang, Shengli Yu, Peng Jing, Lixia Liu, Guangran Xu, Jun Zhang

A palladium integrated titanium dioxide yolk-double-shell nanoreactor exhibits excellent catalytic activity and stability for both the Suzuki-Miyaura coupling and 4-nitrophenol reduction reactions.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Perovskites for Solar Thermoelectric Applications: A First Principle Study of CH3NH3AI3 (A = Pb and Sn)

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Chemistry of Materials

DOI: 10.1021/cm5026766




Yuping He and Giulia Galli

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Synthesis and Characterization of Photoreactive TiO2–Carbon Nanosheet Composites

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

DOI: 10.1021/jp5067499




Mert Kurttepeli, Shaoren Deng, Sammy W. Verbruggen, Giulio Guzzinati, Daire J. Cott, Silvia Lenaerts, Jo Verbeeck, Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Christophe Detavernier and Sara Bals

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Density Functional Theory Investigation on the Nucleation and Growth of Small Palladium Clusters on a Hyper-Cross-Linked Polystyrene Matrix

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

DOI: 10.1021/jp506320z




Antonio Prestianni, Francesco Ferrante, Esther M. Sulman and Dario Duca

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A Solar Thermoelectric Conversion Material Based on Bi2Te3 and Carbon Nanotube Composites

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

DOI: 10.1021/jp5066693




Dan Xia, Changhong Liu and Shoushan Fan

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