Multinary copper-based chalcogenide nanocrystal systems from the perspective of device applications
Multinary Cu-based chalcogenide nanocrystals are unique as they consist of earth-abundant materials and offer composition-controlled optoelectronic properties for various energy applications.
Single-nanostructure bandgap engineering enabled by magnetic-pulling thermal evaporation growth
This review provides an overview of recent advances in single-nanostructure bandgap engineering by magnetic-pulling thermal evaporation.
Straintronic effect for superconductivity enhancement in Li-intercalated bilayer MoS2
We demonstrated that the superconductivity in Li-intercalated bilayer MoS2 can be enhanced by both compressive and tensile strains with different mechanisms.
Quenching of nonlinear photoacoustic signal generation in gold nanoparticles through coating
The nonlinear photoacoustic signal behavior from gold nanospheres is suppressed through particle coating, which can be used for biochemical sensing.
Customizing the reduction of individual graphene oxide flakes for precise work function tuning with meV precision
Laser-controlled reduction of individual graphene oxide films provide unprecedented work function tuning with millivolt precision.
Beam generation and structural optimization of size-selected Au923 clusters
We show the feasibility to control the structure of gold cluster Au923 in a large range.
Polarization detection in deep-ultraviolet light with monoclinic gallium oxide nanobelts
Polarization detection in deep-ultraviolet (DUV) light is realized with monoclinic Ga2O3 nanobelts.
Giant ultrafast optical nonlinearities of annealed Sb2Te3 layers
The optimization of a Sb2Te3 thin film structure in order to obtain giant ultrafast nonlinearities is presented.
Evaluating the chemical exfoliation of lithium cobalt oxide using UV-Vis spectroscopy
The exfoliation yield of protonated lithium cobalt oxide was quantified with ultraviolet-vis spectroscopy. An in-depth analysis using this method confirmed and discovered many key aspects of its soft-chemical exfoliation.
Resonant tip-enhanced Raman scattering by CdSe nanocrystals on plasmonic substrates
We demonstrated resonant/non-resonant gap-mode TERS on CdSe nanocrystals analyzing of LO (up to 3rd order), SO/TO phonons, as well as Se vibrational modes.
Detection of nitrous oxide using infrared optical plasmonics coupled with carbon nanotubes
Interest in gas sensing using functionalised carbon nanotubes is a major area of research that up until now have utilised their electrical properties, here the optical properties are exploited and used to detect a specific gas.
Production of Fe nanoparticles from γ-Fe2O3 by high-pressure hydrogen reduction
In this work, the reduction of iron oxide γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles by hydrogen at high pressures is studied.
Continuously manufactured single-core iron oxide nanoparticles for cancer theranostics as valuable contribution in translational research
A micromixer platform for continuously manufactured single-core iron oxide nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications contributing to translational research.
Platelet mediated TRAIL delivery for efficiently targeting circulating tumor cells
Liposomal formulation to deliver TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) to platelets via von Willebrand Factor (vWF) interaction. TRAIL-coated platelets killed circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the bloodstream to reduce cancer metastasis.
Polycationic gold nanorods as multipurpose in vitro microtubule markers
Polycationic gold nanorods (AuNRs) electrostatically bind microtubules. Bleach and blinkfree photoluminescence of these AuNRs makes them excellent microtubule markers.
Nickel platinum (NixPt1−x) nanoalloy monodisperse particles without the core–shell structure by colloidal synthesis
Versatile colloidal route towards the synthesis of nanoalloys with controlled size and chemical composition, based on the correlation between the oxidation–reduction potential of metal cations in the precursors and the synthesis temperature.
The influence of the fluid nature on femtosecond laser ablation properties of a SiO2/Si target and synthesis of ultrafine-grained Si nanoparticles
Femtosecond laser assisted formation of ultrafine-grained Si NPs with a high density of defects. This can correlate with significant thermal stresses on primary NPs, fast cooling of ejected liquid droplets and incomplete ripening processes.
Interaction of the motor protein SecA and the bacterial protein translocation channel SecYEG in the absence of ATP
The SecA–SecYEG complex is stable in the absence of nucleotides due to a dual recognition mechanism.
Design and circuit simulation of nanoscale vacuum channel transistors
Nanoscale vacuum channel transistors (NVCTs) are promising candidates in electronics due to their high frequency, fast response and high reliability, and have attracted considerable attention for structural design and optimization.
Simulation of self-heating process on the nanoscale: a multiscale approach for molecular models of nanocomposite materials
We develop a theoretical–computational protocol to simulate Joule heating on nanocomposite materials, allowing to investigate morphology, voltage and concentration effects.
Nanoscale structure detection and monitoring of tumour growth with optical coherence tomography
Approximately 90% of cancers originate in epithelial tissues leading to epithelial thickening, but the ultrastructural changes and underlying architecture are less well known.
Comparison of ZnO nanowires grown on e-beam evaporated Ag and ZnO seed layers
A systematic comparison between ZnO nanowires' hetero and homo growth: from the viewpoints of the growth mechanism, crystal quality, and optical properties.
Multilevel nanoimprint lithography with a binary mould for plasmonic colour printing
Printing of multilevel (3-dimensional) plasmonic colour using UV-assisted nanoimprint lithography (NIL) with a simple 2-dimensional binary (two-step) mold in a single print by harnessing nanofluidics of the polymer resist through strategic mold design.
A NiCo-MOF nanosheet array based electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction
Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) are excellent materials for energy storage and conversion.
Mixed metal zero-mode guides (ZMWs) for tunable fluorescence enhancement
Mixed metal ZMWs tune single molecule fluorescence enhancement.
A nano-integrated diagnostic and therapeutic platform with oxidation–reduction reactions in tumor microenvironments
MHP responds to the TME, self-assembles to produce ultra-small nanoparticles (USNPs), increases penetration of the tumor stroma, and enhances chemoradiotherapy.
Synthesis and characterization of Ge-core/a-Si-shell nanowires with conformal shell thickness deposited after gold removal for high-mobility p-channel field-effect transistors
Demonstration of high-performance p-channel depletion mode field-effect transistors and conductance quantization of multi-mode ballistic Ge-core/a-Si shell nanowires.
Enhanced avidin binding to lipid bilayers using PDP-PE lipids with PEG-biotin linkers
We have shown using SEEC microscopy that avidin addition to Biotinyl-Cap-PE lipids forms clusters, reducing the levels of association. By using PDP-PE lipids with PEG linkers, we have achieved much higher avidin levels with no clustering effects.
Structure assembly regularities in vapour-deposited gold–fullerene mixture films
Three compositional intervals x (R1, R2 and R3) with different mechanisms of nanostructure self-assembling in the AuxC60 mixture films (0 < x < 30) have been established.
Thermochemical stability, and electronic and dielectric properties of Janus bismuth oxyhalide BiOX (X = Cl, Br, I) monolayers
Ultrathin monolayers of bismuth oxyhalide materials BiOX (X = Cl, Br, I) grown along 〈001〉 are studied using first-principles density functional theory.
Preference for low-coordination sites by adsorbed CO on small platinum nanoparticles
Successfully synthesized PVP stabilized Pt NPs from 1.4 to 4.8 nm. Two new bands at 2021 cm−1 and 1994 cm−1 were observed in the FTIR spectra of adsorbed 12CO on Pt NPs which are assigned to the edge and corner sites at Pt surface respectively.
Thermal deformation of gold nanostructures and its influence on surface plasmon resonance sensing
The deformation of lithographic planar gold nanostructures under cyclic thermal loading and its influence on surface plasmon resonance sensing are investigated.
Shape- and size dependent piezoelectric properties of monolayer hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets
A symmetry analysis of 2D BN nanosheet geometries is carried out. We demonstrate effective shape tuning of piezoelectric properties.
Structural, optical and terahertz properties of graphene-mesoporous silicon nanocomposites
Porous structure stabilization, new PL emission bands and preservation of THz dielectric properties with graphene coating in graphene-mesoporous silicon nanocomposites.
Tunable daytime passive radiative cooling based on a broadband angle selective low-pass filter
Dynamic control for passive radiative cooling during daytime.
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