Long range electrostatic forces in ionic liquids
Experimental evidence for long range surface forces in ionic liquids is collated and examined, key outstanding questions are identified, and possible mechanisms underpinning these long range forces are explored.
Purification technologies for colloidal nanocrystals
Effective and gentle purification methods are essential for describing colloidal nanocrystal surface chemistry, which is key to optimizing nanocrystal technologies.
Computational tools for the evaluation of laboratory-engineered biocatalysts
Understanding directed evolution rules for biocatalyst generation through the lens of a computational microscope.
Atomic and molecular layer deposition: off the beaten track
ALD archetype and deviations from it.
An NIR-emitting lysosome-targeting probe with large Stokes shift via coupling cyanine and excited-state intramolecular proton transfer
A NIR-emitting probe with a large Stokes shift (Δλ ≈ 234 nm) can selectively show lysosome organelles without exhibiting “an alkalinizing effect”.
Controllable preparation of core–shell magnetic covalent-organic framework nanospheres for efficient adsorption and removal of bisphenols in aqueous solution
A monomer-mediated in situ growth strategy has been developed for the controllable fabrication of magnetic COF core–shell nanostructures with great potential for wide applications.
Highly porous N-doped graphene nanosheets for rapid removal of heavy metals from water by capacitive deionization
Highly porous N-doped graphene nanosheet-based capacitive deionization for rapid and efficient removal of multiple heavy metals from water.
Template-free 3D titanium carbide (Ti3C2Tx) MXene particles crumpled by capillary forces
The shape of Ti3C2Tx MXenes can be altered using spray drying, providing a new route for controlling MXene nanosheet morphology.