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Effect of light intensity on solar-driven interfacial steam generation

We reviewed the recent progress on solar-driven interfacial steam generation under different optical intensities and provided energy and water management strategies to improve evaporation performance.

Graphical abstract: Effect of light intensity on solar-driven interfacial steam generation
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Molecular design of heterogeneous electrocatalysts using tannic acid-derived metal–phenolic networks

Recently emerged metal phenolic networks (MPNs) show promise as molecularly designable heterogeneous electrocatalysts for various electrochemical reactions owing to their unique features.

Graphical abstract: Molecular design of heterogeneous electrocatalysts using tannic acid-derived metal–phenolic networks
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Artificial interphase engineering to stabilize aqueous zinc metal anodes

In this mini-review, the state-of-the-art knowledge on the rational artificial interphase engineering of zinc metal anodes for high performance aqueous zinc ion batteries are presented.

Graphical abstract: Artificial interphase engineering to stabilize aqueous zinc metal anodes
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Recent advances in the heteroatom doping of perovskite oxides for efficient electrocatalytic reactions

The minireview summarizes the advances in the heteroatom doping of perovskite oxides towards efficient electrocatalytic reactions, based on the classification of different doping sites, A site, B site, O site and dual sites in ABO3 perovskite oxides.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the heteroatom doping of perovskite oxides for efficient electrocatalytic reactions
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Tuning magnetism at the two-dimensional limit: a theoretical perspective

Tuning magnetism in 2D magnets via external stimuli is reviewed, such as by the electric field, magnetic field, strain, optics, chemical functionalization, and spin–orbit engineering.

Graphical abstract: Tuning magnetism at the two-dimensional limit: a theoretical perspective
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Artificial intelligence-powered microfluidics for nanomedicine and materials synthesis

Artificial intelligence-powered microfluidics has greatly promoted the development of nanomedicine and material synthesis.

Graphical abstract: Artificial intelligence-powered microfluidics for nanomedicine and materials synthesis
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Encapsulation of lead halide perovskite nanocrystals (NCs) at the single-particle level: strategies and properties

In this minireview, single-particle-level coated APbX3 NCs are introduced, mainly including their preparations and properties.

Graphical abstract: Encapsulation of lead halide perovskite nanocrystals (NCs) at the single-particle level: strategies and properties
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Spin selectivity in chiral metal–halide semiconductors

This minireview elaborately presents the spin selectivity of chiral metal–halide semiconductors in photonic/electronic processes, and their applications in optoelectronic/spintronic devices, with the structure–property relationship highlighted.

Graphical abstract: Spin selectivity in chiral metal–halide semiconductors
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Virus-inspired nanosystems for drug delivery

Schematic illustration of virus-inspired nanosystems to overcome physiological barriers in drug delivery.

Graphical abstract: Virus-inspired nanosystems for drug delivery
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Super-resolution FRET measurements

Recent advances combining FRET and super-resolution techniques are presented. This merger of methods is opening exciting opportunities to study the spatial organization and functional state of (bio)molecules and materials at the nanoscale.

Graphical abstract: Super-resolution FRET measurements
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Silicon nanosheets derived from silicate minerals: controllable synthesis and energy storage application

Progress in developing advanced Si nanosheets from silicate minerals for energy storage is reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Silicon nanosheets derived from silicate minerals: controllable synthesis and energy storage application
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Nanomaterial catalysts for organic photoredox catalysis-mechanistic perspective

Photoredox organic transformation have been growing, and this perspective highlights recent advances in mechanistic understanding, providing strategies to construct high efficiency and low-cost photocatalytic systems.

Graphical abstract: Nanomaterial catalysts for organic photoredox catalysis-mechanistic perspective
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Prospects and applications of synergistic noble metal nanoparticle-bacterial hybrid systems

The synergistic combination of noble metal nanoparticles and bacterial cells results in hybrid systems that offer new useful properties for the development of future applications and tools.

Graphical abstract: Prospects and applications of synergistic noble metal nanoparticle-bacterial hybrid systems
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Novel optimization perspectives for thermoelectric properties based on Rashba spin splitting: a mini review

This review discussed the typical high ZT materials, traditional optimized strategies, and focused on the Rashba-type thermoelectric (TE) materials, which highlights the development and challenges of Rashba effect in breaking the bottleneck of ZT.

Graphical abstract: Novel optimization perspectives for thermoelectric properties based on Rashba spin splitting: a mini review
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Droplet-based nanogenerators for energy harvesting and self-powered sensing

An overview of the development of droplet-based nanogenerators: from droplet properties towards energy harvesting and self-powered sensors.

Graphical abstract: Droplet-based nanogenerators for energy harvesting and self-powered sensing
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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A minireview on chemical vapor deposition growth of wafer-scale monolayer h-BN single crystals

Recent academic breakthroughs in chemical vapor deposition (CVD) deposited h-BN are presented. The techniques, catalysts, and mechanisms are fully studied. The great advances in expanding the size of h-BN single crystals will largely push forward the way to h-BN.

Graphical abstract: A minireview on chemical vapor deposition growth of wafer-scale monolayer h-BN single crystals
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Recent progress in metal sulfide-based electron transport layers in perovskite solar cells

Metal sulfides (MSs) are considered as potential candidates for electron transport layers in perovskite solar cells. In this review, we summarized MSs-based electron transport layers (ETLs) according to their preparation strategies and the mechanism.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in metal sulfide-based electron transport layers in perovskite solar cells
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The ligand effect of atomically precise gold nanoclusters in tailoring catalytic properties

This review highlights recent progress concerning the ligand effect of gold clusters in tailoring catalytic activity and selectivity, in order to guide the improvement of catalytic properties and design new gold clusters aimed at the demand in catalysis.

Graphical abstract: The ligand effect of atomically precise gold nanoclusters in tailoring catalytic properties
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Recent advances in phosphorus containing noble metal electrocatalysts for direct liquid fuel cells

Here, we summarize our previous efforts and reports from other groups on P containing noble metal catalysts for direct liquid fuel cells, including synthetic methods, composition, shape and electrochemical performance.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in phosphorus containing noble metal electrocatalysts for direct liquid fuel cells
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Improving the performance stability of direct seawater electrolysis: from catalyst design to electrode engineering

Direct seawater electrolysis opens a new opportunity to lower the cost of hydrogen production from current water electrolysis technologies.

Graphical abstract: Improving the performance stability of direct seawater electrolysis: from catalyst design to electrode engineering
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Advances in photothermal nanomaterials for biomedical, environmental and energy applications

Highlights of various emerging inorganic photothermal nanomaterials and their up-to-date applications in photothermal therapy, photothermal sterilization, solar-driven steam generation and photothermal catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Advances in photothermal nanomaterials for biomedical, environmental and energy applications
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In-depth study on the structures and properties of rare-earth-containing perovskite materials

The structure, morphology, composition and performance characterization techniques of rare-earth-containing perovskites were reviewed, providing in-depth and systematical research strategies.

Graphical abstract: In-depth study on the structures and properties of rare-earth-containing perovskite materials
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Recent advances in plasmon-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for catalytic reactions on bifunctional metallic nanostructures

This minireview provides a comprehensive discussion on recent advances in plasmon-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for catalytic reactions on bifunctional metallic nanostructures.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in plasmon-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for catalytic reactions on bifunctional metallic nanostructures
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Transition metal-based layered double hydroxides for photo(electro)chemical water splitting: a mini review

The review examines the areas: (i) routes for synthesis of transition metal-based LDHs, (ii) recent developments in transition metal-based LDHs for photo(electro)chemical water splitting, (iii) a summary of the structure–property relationships therein.

Graphical abstract: Transition metal-based layered double hydroxides for photo(electro)chemical water splitting: a mini review
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Peptide foldamer-based self-assembled nanostructures containing cyclic beta-amino acids

This minireview presents the current state of knowledge in the field of peptide foldamer-based self-assembled nanostructures containing cyclic beta-amino acids.

Graphical abstract: Peptide foldamer-based self-assembled nanostructures containing cyclic beta-amino acids
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Nonmetal-doping of noble metal-based catalysts for electrocatalysis

The recent progress in nonmetal doped noble metal-based catalysts for advanced electrocatalysis is summarized.

Graphical abstract: Nonmetal-doping of noble metal-based catalysts for electrocatalysis
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Emerging DNA-based multifunctional nano-biomaterials towards electrochemical sensing applications

The various utilities of DNA that render it as a multifunctional bio-nanomaterial for electrochemical biosensing applications.

Graphical abstract: Emerging DNA-based multifunctional nano-biomaterials towards electrochemical sensing applications
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Electrochromic response and control of plasmonic metal nanoparticles

Here, we reviewed the electrochromic behaviour and underlying mechanisms of plasmonic metal nanoparticles in the visible spectral range, and discussed the recent key progresses in understanding, controlling and utilizing plasmonic electrochromism.

Graphical abstract: Electrochromic response and control of plasmonic metal nanoparticles
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Extending photocatalysis to the visible and NIR: the molecular strategy

Molecular photosensitizers (PS) allow to exploit visible (Vis) and near-infrared (NIR) light for photocatalytic production of solar fuels, organic synthesis and environmental remediation.

Graphical abstract: Extending photocatalysis to the visible and NIR: the molecular strategy
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Photodoping of metal oxide nanocrystals for multi-charge accumulation and light-driven energy storage

Light-driven multi-charge accumulation (i.e., photodoping) of doped metal oxide nanocrystals opens the way to innovative solutions for the direct conversion and storage of the solar energy.

Graphical abstract: Photodoping of metal oxide nanocrystals for multi-charge accumulation and light-driven energy storage
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Genetically encoded RNA nanodevices for cellular imaging and regulation

Recent design and applications of emerging genetically encoded RNA nanodevices in regulating cellular gene expression, imaging, logic operation, structural biology, and optogenetics.

Graphical abstract: Genetically encoded RNA nanodevices for cellular imaging and regulation
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Two-dimensional layered double hydroxide nanoadjuvant: recent progress and future direction

MgAl-layered double hydroxide (LDH) has a similar composition to the commercial aluminum adjuvant, but is highly biocompatible. The excellent adjuvanticity and biocompatibility make LDH the most potential clinical candidate adjuvant.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional layered double hydroxide nanoadjuvant: recent progress and future direction
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Recent advances and rational design strategies of carbon dots towards highly efficient solar evaporation

By rationally designing and modifying their heterostructures, carbon dots have the potential to be used as solar absorbers for solar evaporation. The roles of carbon dots to improve solar-to-vapor efficiency are thoroughly discussed.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances and rational design strategies of carbon dots towards highly efficient solar evaporation
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Recent progress in mitochondria-targeting-based nanotechnology for cancer treatment

This review summarizes the state of the art design and construction of nanosystems used for mitochondria-targeted delivery.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in mitochondria-targeting-based nanotechnology for cancer treatment
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Anderson-type polyoxometalates: from structures to functions

This review provides a deep discussion on the recent progress in the synthetic methodology, structural exploration, and promising applications of Anderson-type polyoxometalates.

Graphical abstract: Anderson-type polyoxometalates: from structures to functions
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Catalysis based on ferroelectrics: controllable chemical reaction with boosted efficiency

Ferroelectric catalysts possess the advantages of boosted catalytic efficiency as a result of polarization, which suppresses electron–hole pair recombination, and superior selectivity via the ferroelectric switch.

Graphical abstract: Catalysis based on ferroelectrics: controllable chemical reaction with boosted efficiency
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Control of light–valley interactions in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides with nanophotonic structures

Valley pseudospin of 2D transition-metal dichalcogenides is promising for information technologies, but its robust manipulation is challenging. This minireview highlights recent progress on using nanophotonic strategies to address this challenge.

Graphical abstract: Control of light–valley interactions in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides with nanophotonic structures
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Transition metal oxide and chalcogenide-based nanomaterials for antibacterial activities: an overview

This review summarizes the recent advances of transition metal oxide and chalcogenide-based antibacterial nanomaterials, with emphasis on their inactivation mechanisms and highlighting their practical applications.

Graphical abstract: Transition metal oxide and chalcogenide-based nanomaterials for antibacterial activities: an overview
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Emergent electrochemical functions and future opportunities of hierarchically constructed metal–organic frameworks and covalent organic frameworks

Hierarchically constructed metal–organic frameworks and covalent organic frameworks toward emergent electrochemical applications.

Graphical abstract: Emergent electrochemical functions and future opportunities of hierarchically constructed metal–organic frameworks and covalent organic frameworks
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Cooperativity in supported metal single atom catalysis

Cooperativity in single atom catalysis greatly exceeds the (important) metal–support interaction, and other types of synergies (with a nanoparticle – NP, a second SA – SA2, or a ligand/heteroatom – X) are described in this mini-review.

Graphical abstract: Cooperativity in supported metal single atom catalysis
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Synthesis and defect engineering of molybdenum oxides and their SERS applications

Review on crystal structures, material synthesis methods, defect engineering strategies for molybdenum oxides' SERS mechanism and application investigation.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and defect engineering of molybdenum oxides and their SERS applications
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Boosting the performance of printed thermoelectric materials by inducing morphological anisotropy

Printing holds potential for low-cost and large-area patterning of thermoelectric materials. The process can be also engineered to induce morphological anisotropy in (in)organic materials, which boost the performance along a preferential direction.

Graphical abstract: Boosting the performance of printed thermoelectric materials by inducing morphological anisotropy
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Graphene glial-interfaces: challenges and perspectives

This work provides an overview of the emerging literature on the interaction of graphene-based materials with glial cells, aiming to define the challenges and perspectives of graphene glial-interfaces.

Graphical abstract: Graphene glial-interfaces: challenges and perspectives
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Strong plasmon–exciton coupling in transition metal dichalcogenides and plasmonic nanostructures

This schematic shows strong plasmon–exciton coupling in transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) coupled with plasmonic single nanoparticles, nanoparticles-over-mirrors, and plasmonic arrays.

Graphical abstract: Strong plasmon–exciton coupling in transition metal dichalcogenides and plasmonic nanostructures
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Bioinspired surfaces with special micro-structures and wettability for drag reduction: which surface design will be a better choice?

Human beings learn from creatures in nature and imitate them to solve drag reduction challenges in daily life.

Graphical abstract: Bioinspired surfaces with special micro-structures and wettability for drag reduction: which surface design will be a better choice?
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Overcoming thermal quenching in upconversion nanoparticles

Recent efforts for alleviating energy dissipation and enhancement of energy collection are reviewed to combat thermal quenching in UCNPs.

Graphical abstract: Overcoming thermal quenching in upconversion nanoparticles
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Recent advances in biofluid detection with micro/nanostructured bioelectronic devices

Micro/nanostructured bioelectronic devices for various biofluid detection applications are systematically summarized and discussed with new insights for future health monitoring.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in biofluid detection with micro/nanostructured bioelectronic devices
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Recent advances in colour-tunable soft actuators

This review summarizes the recent advances of colour-tunable soft actuators, with emphasis on their colour-change mechanisms and highlighting their applications.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in colour-tunable soft actuators
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Between plasmonics and surface-enhanced resonant Raman spectroscopy: toward single-molecule strong coupling at a hotspot

The purpose of this minireview is to build a bridge between two research fields: surface-enhanced resonant Raman spectroscopy (SERRS) and the branch of plasmonics treating strong coupling between plasmons and molecular excitons.

Graphical abstract: Between plasmonics and surface-enhanced resonant Raman spectroscopy: toward single-molecule strong coupling at a hotspot
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Electrocatalysis in confined spaces: interplay between well-defined materials and the microenvironment

In this minireview, we summarize recent advances in electrocatalysis in confined spaces. Emerging electrochemical reactions are covered and discussed.

Graphical abstract: Electrocatalysis in confined spaces: interplay between well-defined materials and the microenvironment
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Enhancing electrocatalytic water splitting by surface defect engineering in two-dimensional electrocatalysts

Overall electrocatalytic water splitting can efficiently and sustainably produce clean hydrogen energy to alleviate the global energy crisis and environmental pollution.

Graphical abstract: Enhancing electrocatalytic water splitting by surface defect engineering in two-dimensional electrocatalysts
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Recent advances in focused ion beam nanofabrication for nanostructures and devices: fundamentals and applications

The past few decades have witnessed growing research interest in developing powerful nanofabrication technologies for three-dimensional (3D) structures and devices to achieve nano-scale and nano-precision manufacturing.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in focused ion beam nanofabrication for nanostructures and devices: fundamentals and applications
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Operando spectroscopy of nanoscopic metal/covalent organic framework electrocatalysts

Metal and covalent organic frameworks (MOFs and COFs) are increasingly finding exceptional utility in electrocatalytic systems.

Graphical abstract: Operando spectroscopy of nanoscopic metal/covalent organic framework electrocatalysts
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Theoretical and computational investigations into mechanobactericidal activity of nanostructures at the bacteria-biomaterial interface: a critical review

Modeling and simulation of bacteria-nanostructure interactions can reveal critical insights underlying the physics of the process, verify and predict bacterial behaviour, or optimize bactericidal activity.

Graphical abstract: Theoretical and computational investigations into mechanobactericidal activity of nanostructures at the bacteria-biomaterial interface: a critical review
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Single molecule electronic devices with carbon-based materials: status and opportunity

The field of single molecule electronics has progressed remarkably in the past decades by allowing for more versatile molecular functions and improving device fabrication techniques.

Graphical abstract: Single molecule electronic devices with carbon-based materials: status and opportunity
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Conjugated nanomaterials for solar fuel production

Photocatalytic hydrogen production from water has the potential to fulfil future energy needs by producing a clean and storable fuel. Here the discuss the recent advances in using nanosized materials as photocatalysts.

Graphical abstract: Conjugated nanomaterials for solar fuel production
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Anisotropic nanomaterials for asymmetric synthesis

This review focuses on anisotropic nanomaterials and considers the state-of-the-art progress in asymmetric synthesis catalysed by 1D, 2D and 3D nanostructures.

Graphical abstract: Anisotropic nanomaterials for asymmetric synthesis
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Rational design of metal oxide catalysts for electrocatalytic water splitting

The review introduces the mechanisms of heterogeneous hydrogen evolution (HER) and oxygen evolution reactions (OER), summarizes in-situ characterization techniques and surveys strategies to boost the activities of metal oxide electrocatalysts.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of metal oxide catalysts for electrocatalytic water splitting
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Hierarchical MXene/transition metal chalcogenide heterostructures for electrochemical energy storage and conversion

This review highlights the synthesis strategy, surface/heterointerface engineering, and potential applications of the hierarchical MXene/TMC heterostructures.

Graphical abstract: Hierarchical MXene/transition metal chalcogenide heterostructures for electrochemical energy storage and conversion
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Hexagonal-phase NaREF4 upconversion nanocrystals: the matter of crystal structure

The debates on the crystallographic details of the hexagonal phase of NaREF4 (RE = rare earth elements) are reviewed, and a fresh perspective is proposed to understand the superior luminescence properties of the materials.

Graphical abstract: Hexagonal-phase NaREF4 upconversion nanocrystals: the matter of crystal structure
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Amorphous materials for elementary-gas-involved electrocatalysis: an overview

The summary and perspective on fabrication, structure tuning, and elemental-gas-involved catalytic applications of amorphous materials have been outlined in this review.

Graphical abstract: Amorphous materials for elementary-gas-involved electrocatalysis: an overview
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Two-dimensional materials for electrochemical CO2 reduction: materials, in situ/operando characterizations, and perspective

2D materials and in situ and operando characterization techniques for the development of next-generation CO2 conversion systems.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional materials for electrochemical CO2 reduction: materials, in situ/operando characterizations, and perspective
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Two-dimensional multiferroics

2D multiferroics achieve multiple functions and new mechanisms through magnetoelectric, piezoelectric, and magnetoelastic coupling phenomena, opening up new research avenues.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional multiferroics
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Silver chalcogenide nanoparticles: a review of their biomedical applications

Silver chalcogenide (Ag2X, where X = S, Se, or Te) nanoparticles have been extensively investigated for their applications in electronics but have only recently been explored for biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: Silver chalcogenide nanoparticles: a review of their biomedical applications
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Application of expanded graphite-based materials for rechargeable batteries beyond lithium-ions

In this review, we evaluate and summarize the application of expanded graphite-based materials in rechargeable batteries, including alkaline ions (such as Na+, K+) storage and multivalent ion (such as Mg2+, Zn2+, Ca2+ and Al3+) storage batteries.

Graphical abstract: Application of expanded graphite-based materials for rechargeable batteries beyond lithium-ions
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Precursor chemistry of metal nitride nanocrystals

We review the chemistry that leads or could lead to colloidal metal nitride nanocrystals, via solution-based methods.

Graphical abstract: Precursor chemistry of metal nitride nanocrystals
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigators
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Copper nanocatalysts applied in coupling reactions: a mechanistic insight

Well-defined Cu-based nanoparticles represent a valuable catalytic tool for synthesis purposes due to their structural and electronic versatility, requiring thorough mechanistic understanding inputs into their rational design.

Graphical abstract: Copper nanocatalysts applied in coupling reactions: a mechanistic insight
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Two-dimensional materials towards separator functionalization in advanced Li–S batteries

Harnessing the unique advantages of 2D materials towards separator functionalization for boosting both the sulfur cathode and lithium anode in Li–S batteries.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional materials towards separator functionalization in advanced Li–S batteries
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Anisotropic Janus materials: from micro-/nanostructures to applications

In this review, we highlight recent advances in the application of Janus membranes and Janus particles, as well as our understanding of the construction of Janus materials, with a particular emphasis on the microstructure of Janus materials.

Graphical abstract: Anisotropic Janus materials: from micro-/nanostructures to applications
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Flexible electrodes with high areal capacity based on electrospun fiber mats

The ever-growing portable, flexible, and wearable devices impose new requirements from power sources.

Graphical abstract: Flexible electrodes with high areal capacity based on electrospun fiber mats
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