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Isothermal titration calorimetry as a complementary method for investigating nanoparticle–protein interactions

Isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC) is a complementary technique that can be used for investigations of protein adsorption on nanomaterials, as it quantifies the thermodynamic parameters of intermolecular interactions in situ.

Graphical abstract: Isothermal titration calorimetry as a complementary method for investigating nanoparticle–protein interactions
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 10th Anniversary Special Issue
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Towards fast-charging technologies in Li+/Na+ storage: from the perspectives of pseudocapacitive materials and non-aqueous hybrid capacitors

Pseudocapacitive materials and non-aqueous hybrid capacitors represent promising strategies to realize fast-charging technologies. This minireview provides fundamentals and recent developments of these two growing research fields.

Graphical abstract: Towards fast-charging technologies in Li+/Na+ storage: from the perspectives of pseudocapacitive materials and non-aqueous hybrid capacitors
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 10th Anniversary Special Issue
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Graphitic carbon nitride-based nanocomposites and their biological applications: a review

Graphitic carbon nitrides present the finest energy gap and catalysis function and can be applied for biosensing, bioimaging, and therapy.

Graphical abstract: Graphitic carbon nitride-based nanocomposites and their biological applications: a review
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Blue perovskite light-emitting diodes: progress, challenges and future directions

We report on the progress, challenges and future directions of blue perovskite light-emitting diodes to facilitate their further development.

Graphical abstract: Blue perovskite light-emitting diodes: progress, challenges and future directions
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Photodynamic therapy in 3D cancer models and the utilisation of nanodelivery systems

Testing Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) using nanoparticles on cells embedded in a 3-dimensional scaffold.

Graphical abstract: Photodynamic therapy in 3D cancer models and the utilisation of nanodelivery systems
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Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

High-performance sodium-ion batteries with hard carbon anode: transition from half-cell to full-cell perspective

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Open Access Review Article

Surface coatings for solid-state nanopores

Nanopores enable the characterization of single biomolecules; to interrogate these molecules without artifacts from wall interactions, nanopore coatings are required.

Graphical abstract: Surface coatings for solid-state nanopores
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Open Access Review Article

Sensing of circulating cancer biomarkers with metal nanoparticles

In this comprehensive review, we summarize the current progress on metal nanoparticle-based analytical methods for the sensing of circulating cancer biomarkers, including cfDNA, ctDNA, miRNAs, CTCs and exosomes.

Graphical abstract: Sensing of circulating cancer biomarkers with metal nanoparticles
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Open Access Review Article

Two-dimensional layered materials: from mechanical and coupling properties towards applications in electronics

With the increasing interest in nanodevices based on two-dimensional layered materials (2DLMs) after the birth of graphene, the mechanical and coupling properties of these materials, which play an important role in determining the performance and life of nanodevices, have drawn increasingly more attention.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional layered materials: from mechanical and coupling properties towards applications in electronics
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Open Access Review Article

Structural nanotechnology: three-dimensional cryo-EM and its use in the development of nanoplatforms for in vitro catalysis

Three-dimensional cryo-EM analysis of protein-based nanoreactors to improve in vitro catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Structural nanotechnology: three-dimensional cryo-EM and its use in the development of nanoplatforms for in vitro catalysis
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Open Access Review Article

Metal enhanced fluorescence biosensing: from ultra-violet towards second near-infrared window

To increase disease survival rates, there is a vital need for diagnosis at very preliminary stages.

Graphical abstract: Metal enhanced fluorescence biosensing: from ultra-violet towards second near-infrared window
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Open Access Review Article

Occupational exposure to graphene based nanomaterials: risk assessment

The most significant routes associated with occupational exposure to graphene-based materials (GBMs) are the inhalation, cutaneous, ocular and oral ones. The manuscript presents a review of the in vivo toxicity data of GBMs after these exposure routes.

Graphical abstract: Occupational exposure to graphene based nanomaterials: risk assessment
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Open Access Review Article

Characterization techniques for nanoparticles: comparison and complementarity upon studying nanoparticle properties

Combined and carefully selected use of experimental techniques – understanding nanoparticle properties and optimizing performance in applications.

Graphical abstract: Characterization techniques for nanoparticles: comparison and complementarity upon studying nanoparticle properties
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Open Access Communication

Large-area, lithography-free, narrow-band and highly directional thermal emitter

In this work, the authors propose and experimentally demonstrate a large-area long-wavelength infrared thermal emitter, which is spectrally selective, highly directional, and easily fabricated.

Graphical abstract: Large-area, lithography-free, narrow-band and highly directional thermal emitter
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Open Access Communication

A facile synthetic approach to nanostructured Li2S cathodes for rechargeable solid-state Li–S batteries

We report a facile and scalable microwave approach to directly synthesize nanostructured Li2S which presents an ideal architecture for the construction of free-standing cathodes for all-solid-state Li–S batteries.

Graphical abstract: A facile synthetic approach to nanostructured Li2S cathodes for rechargeable solid-state Li–S batteries
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 10th Anniversary Special Issue
Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Communication

Antibody-targeting of Ultra-small Nanoparticles Enhances Imaging Sensitivity and Enables Longitudinal Tracking of Multiple Myeloma

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Open Access Communication

Strength of bacterial adhesion on nanostructured surfaces quantified by substrate morphometry

Bacterial adhesion to nanostructured surfaces can be quantified by surface morphometry: the surface area that is accessible in a certain depth for tethering cell wall molecules equals the fraction of adhesion force as compared to a smooth surface.

Graphical abstract: Strength of bacterial adhesion on nanostructured surfaces quantified by substrate morphometry
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Open Access Communication

Proteoliposomes as energy transferring nanomaterials: enhancing the spectral range of light-harvesting proteins using lipid-linked chromophores

Self-assembled proteoliposomes allow highly efficient energy transfer from the spectrally-complementary chromophore Texas Red to the plant light-harvesting protein LHCII, increasing the effective absorption range of this bio-hybrid system.

Graphical abstract: Proteoliposomes as energy transferring nanomaterials: enhancing the spectral range of light-harvesting proteins using lipid-linked chromophores
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Open Access Communication

Outer–inner dual reinforced micro/nano hierarchical scaffolds for promoting osteogenesis

A biomimetic outer–inner dual reinforced micro/nano hierarchical scaffold was built by combining interfacial ionic bond interaction for bone reconstruction.

Graphical abstract: Outer–inner dual reinforced micro/nano hierarchical scaffolds for promoting osteogenesis
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Open Access Communication

Fabrication of ultrathin nanocellulose shells on tough microparticles via an emulsion-templated colloidal assembly: towards versatile carrier materials

Ultrathin nanocellulose shells are constructed on the surface of polymer microparticles by an emulsion-templated self-assembly. The shell renders the microparticles biocompatible and highly dispersible in water with molecular recognition properties.

Graphical abstract: Fabrication of ultrathin nanocellulose shells on tough microparticles via an emulsion-templated colloidal assembly: towards versatile carrier materials
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Open Access Communication

Ionizable amino lipid interactions with POPC: implications for lipid nanoparticle function

The distribution of ionizable amino lipids (KC2) is critical in structure of lipid nanoparticles, siRNA entrapment and endosomal release. Neutral KC2 segregates from phospholipids (POPC) and forms an oily core in the bilayer interior.

Graphical abstract: Ionizable amino lipid interactions with POPC: implications for lipid nanoparticle function
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Open Access Communication

Light-induced reversible hydrophobization of cationic gold nanoparticles via electrostatic adsorption of a photoacid

Photo-switching between the zwitterionic and anionic forms of a photoacid allows reversible hydrophobization and assembly of cationic gold nanoparticles.

Graphical abstract: Light-induced reversible hydrophobization of cationic gold nanoparticles via electrostatic adsorption of a photoacid
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Open Access Communication

Cross-conjugation increases the conductance of meta-connected fluorenones

In meta-connected fluorenones, the carbonyl group almost negates the effects of destructive quantum interference, compared with corresponding meta-connected fluorenes.

Graphical abstract: Cross-conjugation increases the conductance of meta-connected fluorenones
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Open Access Communication

Functionalization and patterning of nanocellulose films by surface-bound nanoparticles of hydrolyzable tannins and multivalent metal ions

Functionalization and patterning of nanocellulose with tannin–metal ion complexes.

Graphical abstract: Functionalization and patterning of nanocellulose films by surface-bound nanoparticles of hydrolyzable tannins and multivalent metal ions
From the themed collection: Nanoscale 10th Anniversary Special Issue
Open Access Communication

Anisotropic buckling of few-layer black phosphorus

The strongly anisotropic crystal structure of bP yields anisotropic buckling upon compressive strain, analysis of which can be used to determine its Young's modulus.

Graphical abstract: Anisotropic buckling of few-layer black phosphorus
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Open Access Communication

Probing the interaction of nanoparticles with small molecules in real time via quartz crystal microbalance monitoring

We report on a novel screening route to obtain quantitative measures for nanoparticle binding affinities to target analytes.

Graphical abstract: Probing the interaction of nanoparticles with small molecules in real time via quartz crystal microbalance monitoring
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Open Access Communication

Exchange coupling in a frustrated trimetric molecular magnet reversed by a 1D nano-confinement

Single-molecule magnets exhibit magnetic ordering due to exchange coupling between localized spin components that makes them primary candidates as nanometric spintronic elements.

Graphical abstract: Exchange coupling in a frustrated trimetric molecular magnet reversed by a 1D nano-confinement
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Open Access Communication

Fully inkjet printed ultrathin microsupercapacitors based on graphene electrodes and a nano-graphene oxide electrolyte

Ultrathin all-solid-state microsupercapacitors with graphene electrodes and a graphene oxide electrolyte are fabricated entirely by inkjet printing.

Graphical abstract: Fully inkjet printed ultrathin microsupercapacitors based on graphene electrodes and a nano-graphene oxide electrolyte
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Open Access Communication

InSe: a two-dimensional semiconductor with superior flexibility

The Young's modulus of thin InSe flakes was determined experimentally to be 23 GPa, one of the lowest values reported to date for a crystalline two-dimensional material.

Graphical abstract: InSe: a two-dimensional semiconductor with superior flexibility
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Open Access Communication

Electric field interference and bimodal particle translocation in nano-integrated multipores

Parallel integration of multiple channels is a fundamental strategy for high-throughput particle detection in solid-state nanopores wherein understanding and control of crosstalk is an important issue for the post resistive pulse analysis.

Graphical abstract: Electric field interference and bimodal particle translocation in nano-integrated multipores
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Open Access Communication

A sub 20 nm metal-conjugated molecule junction acting as a nitrogen dioxide sensor

A 20 nm gas sensor based on short chain organic molecules detects 55 ppb concentration of NO2.

Graphical abstract: A sub 20 nm metal-conjugated molecule junction acting as a nitrogen dioxide sensor
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Open Access Communication

Supramolecular chirality and crystallization from biocatalytic self-assembly in lipidic cubic mesophases

Kinetically controlled supramolecular chirality was achieved by biocatalytic self-assembly in Lipidic cubic mesophases (LCMs). During aging, thermodynamically stable organic crystals are formed.

Graphical abstract: Supramolecular chirality and crystallization from biocatalytic self-assembly in lipidic cubic mesophases
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Open Access Communication

Gate-tuned conductance of graphene-ribbon junctions with nanoscale width variations

On applying partial gate voltages, we were able to perceive precise and minute conductance variations for the entire graphene electrode, arising mainly from different sub-micrometer scale widths of the graphene ribbons (GRs), which could not be distinguished using conventional global gating methods.

Graphical abstract: Gate-tuned conductance of graphene-ribbon junctions with nanoscale width variations
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Open Access Communication

Mechanochemical synthesis of N-doped porous carbon at room temperature

One-pot mechanochemical synthesis of N-doped porous carbons at room temperature using a planetary ball mill.

Graphical abstract: Mechanochemical synthesis of N-doped porous carbon at room temperature
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Open Access Communication

Nanoassemblies of ultrasmall clusters with remarkable activity in carbon dioxide conversion into C1 fuels

Cu nanoassemblies formed transiently from cluster tetramer building blocks during reaction turn over CO2 to methanol and hydrocarbons with leap in activity.

Graphical abstract: Nanoassemblies of ultrasmall clusters with remarkable activity in carbon dioxide conversion into C1 fuels
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Open Access Communication

Universal 1/f type current noise of Ag filaments in redox-based memristive nanojunctions

We demonstrate the universal 1/f type current noise in Ag based, nanofilamentary resistive switches which arises from internal resistance fluctuations.

Graphical abstract: Universal 1/f type current noise of Ag filaments in redox-based memristive nanojunctions
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Open Access Communication

Silicon substrate effects on ionic current blockade in solid-state nanopores

Si compositions strongly affect the single-particle sensitivity of solid-state nanopore sensors by the capacitance effect to retard resistive pulse signals.

Graphical abstract: Silicon substrate effects on ionic current blockade in solid-state nanopores
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Open Access Communication

Visible light to switch-on desorption from goethite

Switching adsorption–desorption by visible light would provide the possibility for a wide range of applications that require controlled release-on-demand.

Graphical abstract: Visible light to switch-on desorption from goethite
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Open Access Communication

Ion-induced assemblies of highly anisotropic nanoparticles are governed by ion–ion correlation and specific ion effects

Ion-induced assemblies of highly anisotropic nanoparticles can be explained by a model consisting of ion–ion correlation and specific ion effects: dispersion interactions, metal–ligand complexes, and local acidic environments.

Graphical abstract: Ion-induced assemblies of highly anisotropic nanoparticles are governed by ion–ion correlation and specific ion effects
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Open Access Communication

Modification of the glycosylation of extracellular vesicles alters their biodistribution in mice

Positron emission tomography allows in vivo tracking of EVs and reveals changes in their biodistribution after glycosylation modification.

Graphical abstract: Modification of the glycosylation of extracellular vesicles alters their biodistribution in mice
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Open Access Communication

Sink or float? Characterization of shell-stabilized bulk nanobubbles using a resonant mass measurement technique

A resonant mass measurement technique simultaneously distinguishes and characterizes (size and concentration) buoyant and non-buoyant particles in a bubble sample.

Graphical abstract: Sink or float? Characterization of shell-stabilized bulk nanobubbles using a resonant mass measurement technique
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Open Access Communication

Tuning coiled coil stability with histidine-metal coordination

Reinforcing coiled coils with histidine-metal coordination reversibly increases their thermodynamic and mechanical stability with implications for biomimetic hydrogel design.

Graphical abstract: Tuning coiled coil stability with histidine-metal coordination
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Open Access Communication

The potential of magnetic hyperthermia for triggering the differentiation of cancer cells

In addition to causing cell death, magnetic hyperthermia triggers the onset of differentiation in osteosarcoma cells that survive magnetic hyperthermia treatment.

Graphical abstract: The potential of magnetic hyperthermia for triggering the differentiation of cancer cells
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Open Access Communication

A fiber-optic nanoplasmonic hydrogen sensor via pattern-transfer of nanofabricated PdAu alloy nanostructures

We demonstrate the transfer of arrays of nanofabricated noble metal and alloy nanostructures obtained by high-temperature annealing on a flat parent support onto optical fibers, to create a fiberoptic hysteresis-free nanoplasmonic hydrogen sensor.

Graphical abstract: A fiber-optic nanoplasmonic hydrogen sensor via pattern-transfer of nanofabricated PdAu alloy nanostructures
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Open Access Communication

Probing Lewis acid–base interactions in single-molecule junctions

A new and timely conceptual advance in controlling quantum effects in single molecules via Lewis acid–base interactions is reported.

Graphical abstract: Probing Lewis acid–base interactions in single-molecule junctions
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Open Access Communication

Assembly of cellulose nanocrystals in a levitating drop probed by time-resolved small angle X-ray scattering

The nanoscale assembly of cellulose nanocrystals from 1 vol% up to 38 vol% is investigated by in situ small angle X-ray scattering.

Graphical abstract: Assembly of cellulose nanocrystals in a levitating drop probed by time-resolved small angle X-ray scattering
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Open Access Communication

Optimized single-layer MoS2 field-effect transistors by non-covalent functionalisation

High mobility, fully encapsulated field-effect transistors with non-covalently functionalised molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) channels grown by chemical vapour deposition are reported.

Graphical abstract: Optimized single-layer MoS2 field-effect transistors by non-covalent functionalisation
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Open Access Communication

Split resonances for simultaneous detection and control measurements in a single bulk acoustic wave (BAW) sensor

Split resonances provide an innovative method for simultaneous detection of different analytes and control measurements in a single chip.

Graphical abstract: Split resonances for simultaneous detection and control measurements in a single bulk acoustic wave (BAW) sensor
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Open Access Communication

Programming hierarchical self-assembly of colloids: matching stability and accessibility

A striking correspondence between energetics and kinetics is revealed in the context of optimally programming hierarchical self-assembly pathways for colloidal particles.

Graphical abstract: Programming hierarchical self-assembly of colloids: matching stability and accessibility
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Open Access Communication

Surface functionalisation significantly changes the physical and electronic properties of carbon nano-dots

The electronic structure of glycan functionalised carbon nano-dots is greatly affected by the choice of carbohydrate.

Graphical abstract: Surface functionalisation significantly changes the physical and electronic properties of carbon nano-dots
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Open Access Communication

Optically controlled dielectric properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes for terahertz wave applications

The complex dielectric constant of single-walled carbon nanotubes is tuned in the terahertz frequency range under light illumination.

Graphical abstract: Optically controlled dielectric properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes for terahertz wave applications
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Open Access Communication

Magnetic hysteresis in self-assembled monolayers of Dy-fullerene single molecule magnets on gold

Self-assembled monolayers from single molecule magnets DySc2N@C80 and Dy2ScN@C80 functionalized with thioether groups retain magnetic bistability on Au(111) surface.

Graphical abstract: Magnetic hysteresis in self-assembled monolayers of Dy-fullerene single molecule magnets on gold
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Open Access Communication

On the Structural Stability of MXene and the Role of Transition Metal Adatoms

We investigated the presence of adsorbed species on Nb2C MXene surfaces and their influence on the structural stability over time.

Graphical abstract: On the Structural Stability of MXene and the Role of Transition Metal Adatoms
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Open Access Communication

Plasmon response evaluation based on image-derived arbitrary nanostructures

The optical response of realistic 3D plasmonic substrates composed of randomly shaped particles of different size and interparticle distance distributions is modelled by parametrizing large areas, allowing to investigate far- and near-field optical effects.

Graphical abstract: Plasmon response evaluation based on image-derived arbitrary nanostructures
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Open Access Communication

Soft and flexible poly(ethylene glycol) nanotubes for local drug delivery

Soft/flexible PEG-based polymer nanotubes released doxorubicin over a sustained period and reduced tumor growth in a metastatic breast cancer model.

Graphical abstract: Soft and flexible poly(ethylene glycol) nanotubes for local drug delivery
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Open Access Communication

Ordered nanopore arrays with large interpore distances via one-step anodization

We prepare arrays of cylindrical pores featuring large periods (460 nm and 600 nm) by anodization of aluminum. A self-ordered monolayer of nanospheres drives the subsequent pore ordering and yields a quality of order significantly improved with respect to the traditional two-step anodization procedure.

Graphical abstract: Ordered nanopore arrays with large interpore distances via one-step anodization
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Open Access Communication

Monodisperse CoSn2 and FeSn2 nanocrystals as high-performance anode materials for lithium-ion batteries

10 nm monodisperse CoSn2 NCs deliver a stable average capacity of 650 mA h g−1 for 5000 cycles.

Graphical abstract: Monodisperse CoSn2 and FeSn2 nanocrystals as high-performance anode materials for lithium-ion batteries
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Open Access Communication

Large-scale dewetting assembly of gold nanoparticles for plasmonic enhanced upconversion nanoparticles

The integrated methods of core shell upconversion nanoparticle synthesis, thermal annealing and gold dewetting produce gold-decorated upconversion nanoparticles with enhanced emission.

Graphical abstract: Large-scale dewetting assembly of gold nanoparticles for plasmonic enhanced upconversion nanoparticles
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Open Access Communication

Highly specific targeting of human acute myeloid leukaemia cells using pharmacologically active nanoconjugates

In this study we used 5 nm gold nanoparticles as delivery platforms to target cancer cells expressing the immune receptor Tim-3 using single chain antibodies.

Graphical abstract: Highly specific targeting of human acute myeloid leukaemia cells using pharmacologically active nanoconjugates
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Open Access Communication

Polymer brushes in solid-state nanopores form an impenetrable entropic barrier for proteins

We show that hydrophilic polymer brushes inside nanopores form a strong barrier for proteins despite consisting mainly of water.

Graphical abstract: Polymer brushes in solid-state nanopores form an impenetrable entropic barrier for proteins
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Open Access Communication

What happens to the silver ions? – Silver thiocyanate nanoparticle formation in an artificial digestion

An artificial digestion of silver nitrate characterized by SAXS/WAXS is reported. It is shown that AgSCN nanoparticles emerge from ionic silver in saliva and remain present during the entire digestion process.

Graphical abstract: What happens to the silver ions? – Silver thiocyanate nanoparticle formation in an artificial digestion
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Open Access Communication

Probing the geometry of copper and silver adatoms on magnetite: quantitative experiment versus theory

Benchmarking DFT calculations against precise normal incidence X-ray standing wave measurements.

Graphical abstract: Probing the geometry of copper and silver adatoms on magnetite: quantitative experiment versus theory
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Open Access Communication

Phase and morphological control of MoO3−x nanostructures for efficient cancer theragnosis therapy

Changing the phases and morphologies of MoO3−x nanomaterials, the obtained MoO2 nanoclusters can be used in efficient cancer theragnosis therapy.

Graphical abstract: Phase and morphological control of MoO3−x nanostructures for efficient cancer theragnosis therapy
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Open Access Paper

Tandem catalysis in multicomponent solvent-free biofluids

The core–shell architecture of biohybrid enzymes facilitates construction of multifunctional biofluids which display extremophilic traits in total absence of solvent.

Graphical abstract: Tandem catalysis in multicomponent solvent-free biofluids
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Open Access Paper

Efficient light harvesting in hybrid quantum dot–interdigitated back contact solar cells via resonant energy transfer and luminescent downshifting

In this paper,we propose a hybrid quantum dot (QD)/Solar cell configuration to improve the performance of IBC silicon solar cells through efficient utilisation of resonant energy transfer (RET) and luminescent downshifting (LDS).

Graphical abstract: Efficient light harvesting in hybrid quantum dot–interdigitated back contact solar cells via resonant energy transfer and luminescent downshifting
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Open Access Paper

Directed nanoscale metal deposition by the local perturbation of charge screening at the solid–liquid interface

Understanding and directing electrochemical reactions below the micrometer scale is a long-standing challenge in electrochemistry. Here, we demonstrate the directed electrochemical deposition of copper nanostructures by using an oscillating nanoelectrode operated with an atomic force microscope.

Graphical abstract: Directed nanoscale metal deposition by the local perturbation of charge screening at the solid–liquid interface
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Open Access Paper

Assembly by solvent evaporation: equilibrium structures and relaxation times

We present a study describing the dynamics and equilibrium of the assembly of nanostructures by solvent evaporation.

Graphical abstract: Assembly by solvent evaporation: equilibrium structures and relaxation times
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Open Access Paper

Tailoring metal-dielectric nanocomposite materials with ultrashort laser pulses for dichroic color control

Hybrid nanostructure written by ultrafast laser pulses with horizontal polarization, featuring scan speed-dependent nanograting orientations and spectral transmission anisotropy.

Graphical abstract: Tailoring metal-dielectric nanocomposite materials with ultrashort laser pulses for dichroic color control
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Open Access Paper

Effect of hydrogen chloride etching on carrier recombination processes of indium phosphide nanowires

The effect of hydrogen chloride etching on charge recombination processes of indium phosphide nanowires was studied by means of time-resolved spectroscopy.

Graphical abstract: Effect of hydrogen chloride etching on carrier recombination processes of indium phosphide nanowires
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Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Resolving Single Cu Nanoparticle Oxidation and Kirkendall Void Formation with ¬In Situ Plasmonic Nanospectroscopy and Electrodynamic Simulations

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