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Engineering surface states of hematite based photoanodes for boosting photoelectrochemical water splitting
A critical review on how engineering surface states of hematite-based photoanodes can enhance the photoelectrochemical water splitting performance.
Theory-guided materials design: two-dimensional MXenes in electro- and photocatalysis
A critical review on how theory-guided materials design can enhance MXene based catalyst discovery and development process.
Recent advances of bioinspired functional materials with specific wettability: from nature and beyond nature
Bioinspired functional materials with specific wettability: from nature and beyond nature.
Doping engineering and functionalization of two-dimensional metal chalcogenides
In this review, we present an in-depth discussion of the state-of-the-art doping engineering and functionalization of 2D metal chalcogenides for finely tuned material properties and functions in numerous application fields.
Fe3O4–Pd Janus nanoparticles with amplified dual-mode hyperthermia and enhanced ROS generation for breast cancer treatment
Biocompatible Fe3O4-Pd Janus nanoparticles were designed to achieve significantly high magnetic-photo heating efficiency accompanied by enhanced ROS generation for efficient cancer therapy.
Understanding the noble metal modifying effect on In2O3 nanowires: highly sensitive and selective gas sensors for potential early screening of multiple diseases
Sensor arrays consisting of In2O3 NWs loaded with different NMNPs can accurately distinguish different trace VOC biomarkers in simulated exhaled breath.
Synergistic catalysis between atomically dispersed Fe and a pyrrolic-N-C framework for CO2 electroreduction
Atomically dispersed Fe immobilized within N-doped carbon nanosheets was synthesized. The synergistic effect between the metal atom and its anchoring framework sites has been investigated for efficient CO2 reduction.
Elucidating the special role of strong metal–support interactions in Pt/MnO2 catalysts for total toluene oxidation
A series of Pt/MnO2 catalysts with different MnO2 crystal structures (α-, β-, γ- and hollow-MnO2) were prepared to elucidate the special role of strong metal–support interactions (SMSIs) in the total toluene deep oxidation on supported Pt catalysts.
A silk-based sealant with tough adhesion for instant hemostasis of bleeding tissues
Marine mussels harness catechol-rich foot proteins with hierarchically assembled nanostructures to achieve robust adhesion in the dynamic underwater environment.
Ultrafine Co2P nanorods wrapped by graphene enable a long cycle life performance for a hybrid potassium-ion capacitor
A U-Co2P@rGO-14 nanocomposite has been successfully prepared as a novel anode material for PIBs with an extremely long lifespan.
Fully transparent, flexible and waterproof synapses with pattern recognition in organic environments
Artificial intelligence applications require bio-inspired neuromorphic systems that consist of electronic synapses (e-synapses) able to perform learning and memory functions.
Disease-specific protein corona sensor arrays may have disease detection capacity
Protein corona sensor array technology identifies diseases through specific proteomics pattern recognition.
Pressure-triggered aggregation-induced emission enhancement in red emissive amorphous carbon dots
Red emissive carbon dots’ pressure-triggered aggregation-induced emission enhancement.
Measuring optical activity in the far-field from a racemic nanomaterial: diffraction spectroscopy from plasmonic nanogratings
Photograph of the experimental setup with light diffracting from a racemic nanoarray. The diffracted spectra change depending on the direction of circularly polarized illumination.
Tumour microenvironment-responsive semiconducting polymer-based self-assembling nanotheranostics
The nanoparticles exhibit excellent tumor accumulation and lead to complete tumor eradication with low power NIR laser irradiation.
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