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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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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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Stable-radicals increase the conductance and Seebeck coefficient of graphene nanoconstrictions

Nanoscale thermoelectricity is an attractive target technology, because it can convert ambient heat into electricity for powering embedded devices in the internet of things.

Graphical abstract: Stable-radicals increase the conductance and Seebeck coefficient of graphene nanoconstrictions
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Mechanisms behind the enhancement of thermal properties of graphene nanofluids

While the dispersion of nanomaterials is known to be effective in enhancing the thermal conductivity and specific heat capacity of fluids, the mechanisms behind this enhancement remain to be elucidated.

Graphical abstract: Mechanisms behind the enhancement of thermal properties of graphene nanofluids
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Switchable changes in the conductance of single-walled carbon nanotube networks on exposure to water vapour

Noncovalent functionalisation of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) with ionic surfactants induces a switch in the conductance-humidity behaviour of SWCNT networks.

Graphical abstract: Switchable changes in the conductance of single-walled carbon nanotube networks on exposure to water vapour
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A nanofluidic device for real-time visualization of DNA–protein interactions on the single DNA molecule level

We present a device that allows active exchange of the local environment of nanoconfined DNA, enabling dynamic studies of DNA-analyte interactions.

Graphical abstract: A nanofluidic device for real-time visualization of DNA–protein interactions on the single DNA molecule level
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Static and dynamic hidden symmetries of icosahedral viral capsids

Relationship between two types of hidden symmetries in icosahedral viral capsids.

Graphical abstract: Static and dynamic hidden symmetries of icosahedral viral capsids
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Predicting the conductance of strongly correlated molecules: the Kondo effect in perchlorotriphenylmethyl/Au junctions

We predict the non-equilibrium molecular conductance in the Kondo regime from first principles by combining density functional theory with the renormalized super-perturbation theory.

Graphical abstract: Predicting the conductance of strongly correlated molecules: the Kondo effect in perchlorotriphenylmethyl/Au junctions
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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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Detecting patchy nanoparticle assembly at the single-particle level

In situ optical scattering spectroscopy measurements performed on individual objects shed light on the assembly of patchy nanorods and spheres.

Graphical abstract: Detecting patchy nanoparticle assembly at the single-particle level
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A DNA bipedal nanowalker with a piston-like expulsion stroke

A light-powered expulsion stroke drives a hand-over-hand nanowalker.

Graphical abstract: A DNA bipedal nanowalker with a piston-like expulsion stroke
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Kinetic monitoring of glutathione-induced silver nanoparticle disintegration

We report on etching of polyacrylic acid-stabilised silver nanoparticles in the presence of glutathione (GSH). The kinetics of the etching of the initial particles, accompanied by formation of smaller silver particles was interpreted based on in situ, time-resolved small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) experiments.

Graphical abstract: Kinetic monitoring of glutathione-induced silver nanoparticle disintegration
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Molecular dynamics simulation of potentiometric sensor response: the effect of biomolecules, surface morphology and surface charge

A molecular dynamics methodology for a detailed potentiometric response prediction is presented and silica's amorphicity was found to affect its pH sensitivity.

Graphical abstract: Molecular dynamics simulation of potentiometric sensor response: the effect of biomolecules, surface morphology and surface charge
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Biotemplated synthesis of magnetic filaments

With the aim of creating one-dimensional magnetic nanostructures, we genetically engineered flagellar filaments produced by Salmonella bacteria to display iron- or magnetite-binding sites, and used the mutant filaments as templates for both nucleation and attachment of the magnetic iron oxide magnetite.

Graphical abstract: Biotemplated synthesis of magnetic filaments
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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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Membrane-containing virus particles exhibit the mechanics of a composite material for genome protection

The proteinaceous capsid and internal membrane vesicle of bacteriophage PRD1 bond to create a tough composite material that protects the integrity of the virus and its genome.

Graphical abstract: Membrane-containing virus particles exhibit the mechanics of a composite material for genome protection
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A computational exploration of the crystal energy and charge-carrier mobility landscapes of the chiral [6]helicene molecule

The structure–property relationship between molecular packing and charge-carrier mobility is explored for the chiral [6]helicene molecule.

Graphical abstract: A computational exploration of the crystal energy and charge-carrier mobility landscapes of the chiral [6]helicene molecule
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MoS2 nano flakes with self-adaptive contacts for efficient thermoelectric energy harvesting

We examine the potential of the low-dimensional material MoS2 for the efficient conversion of waste heat to electricity via the Seebeck effect.

Graphical abstract: MoS2 nano flakes with self-adaptive contacts for efficient thermoelectric energy harvesting
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Exactly matched pore size for the intercalation of electrolyte ions determined using the tunable swelling of graphite oxide in supercapacitor electrodes

Brodie graphite oxide structure is intercalated by TEA-BF4 in acetonitrile solution at low temperature and high electrolyte concentration adopting inter-layer distance of ∼15–16.6 Å thus providing estimate for smallest size of slit pores required for penetration of the ions.

Graphical abstract: Exactly matched pore size for the intercalation of electrolyte ions determined using the tunable swelling of graphite oxide in supercapacitor electrodes
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Structure and properties of intrinsic and extrinsic defects in black phosphorus

The electronic and geometric structures of a range of intrinsic and extrinsic defects in black phosphorus (BP) are calculated using Density Functional Theory (DFT) and a hybrid density functional.

Graphical abstract: Structure and properties of intrinsic and extrinsic defects in black phosphorus
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Repeated roll-to-roll transfer of two-dimensional materials by electrochemical delamination

We create graphene/graphene and graphene/hBN structures on EVA/PET by R2R processing and analyze the resulting surface morphologies and electrical properties.

Graphical abstract: Repeated roll-to-roll transfer of two-dimensional materials by electrochemical delamination
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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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Capacitive pressure sensing with suspended graphene–polymer heterostructure membranes

We describe the fabrication and characterisation of a capacitive pressure sensor formed by an ultra-thin graphene–polymer heterostructure membrane spanning a large array of micro-cavities each up to 30 μm in diameter with 100% yield.

Graphical abstract: Capacitive pressure sensing with suspended graphene–polymer heterostructure membranes
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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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Rational design of multi-functional gold nanoparticles with controlled biomolecule adsorption: a multi-method approach for in-depth characterization

Multi-functionalized nanoparticles are of great interest for diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of multi-functional gold nanoparticles with controlled biomolecule adsorption: a multi-method approach for in-depth characterization
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Thermal dependence of nanofluidic energy conversion by reverse electrodialysis

When the temperature and ion concentration are very high, hydrophobic patches grow owing to extraction of gases from the solution.

Graphical abstract: Thermal dependence of nanofluidic energy conversion by reverse electrodialysis
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Doping of thiolate protected gold clusters through reaction with metal surfaces

New method to dope gold nanoclusters by using metal surfaces of silver, copper and cadmium as sources of heteroatoms.

Graphical abstract: Doping of thiolate protected gold clusters through reaction with metal surfaces
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Technical challenges of working with extracellular vesicles

Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) are gaining interest as central players in liquid biopsies, with potential applications in diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic guidance in most pathological conditions.

Graphical abstract: Technical challenges of working with extracellular vesicles
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Surface properties of MoS2 probed by inverse gas chromatography and their impact on electrocatalytic properties

Differences in the electrochemistry of MoS2 samples are caused by their surface properties.

Graphical abstract: Surface properties of MoS2 probed by inverse gas chromatography and their impact on electrocatalytic properties
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Long-lived ionic nano-domains can modulate the stiffness of soft interfaces

Water-mediated correlations between metal ions enables the formation of long-lived nano-networks at the surface of bilayers in solution. These networks locally change the stiffness of the membrane.

Graphical abstract: Long-lived ionic nano-domains can modulate the stiffness of soft interfaces
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Nanoscale dipole dynamics of protein membranes studied by broadband dielectric microscopy

We investigate the nanoscale dipole mobility of proteins in a wide frequency range from 3 kHz to 10 GHz by broadband dielectric microscopy and reveal characteristic Debye relaxations.

Graphical abstract: Nanoscale dipole dynamics of protein membranes studied by broadband dielectric microscopy
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Substrate-led cholesterol extraction from supported lipid membranes

Substrates can extract cholesterol from the adjacent lipid membrane, altering its morphology and biophysical properties.

Graphical abstract: Substrate-led cholesterol extraction from supported lipid membranes
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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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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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A water-processable cellulose-based resist for advanced nanofabrication

Hydroxypropyl cellulose is used as a nanoimprinting resist to fabricate photonic architectures with water as a solvent.

Graphical abstract: A water-processable cellulose-based resist for advanced nanofabrication
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Graphitic and oxidised high pressure high temperature (HPHT) nanodiamonds induce differential biological responses in breast cancer cell lines

We show here that oxidised nanodiamonds show improved biocompatibility compared to graphitic nanodiamonds when applied in living cells.

Graphical abstract: Graphitic and oxidised high pressure high temperature (HPHT) nanodiamonds induce differential biological responses in breast cancer cell lines
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A robust, modular approach to produce graphene–MOx multilayer foams as electrodes for Li-ion batteries

Multilayer hierarchical electrodes for lithium batteries, made of vertically aligned nanowalls of hematite (Fe2O3), alternated with horizontal spacers of reduced graphene oxide (RGO) on a 3D, conductive graphene foam.

Graphical abstract: A robust, modular approach to produce graphene–MOx multilayer foams as electrodes for Li-ion batteries
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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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Gold nanoclusters with bright near-infrared photoluminescence

Triphenylphosphonium cations strongly enhance the PL quantum yield of the near infrared photoluminescent gold nanoclusters by metal-to-ligand charge transfer.

Graphical abstract: Gold nanoclusters with bright near-infrared photoluminescence
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Partial magnetic ordering in one-dimensional arrays of endofullerene single-molecule magnet peapods

Magnetic ordering and bistability of one-dimensional chains of endofullerene Dy2ScN@C80 single-molecule magnets packed inside single-walled carbon nanotubes.

Graphical abstract: Partial magnetic ordering in one-dimensional arrays of endofullerene single-molecule magnet peapods
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Exploiting the biomolecular corona: pre-coating of nanoparticles enables controlled cellular interactions

Pre-coating of nanoparticles is a feasible strategy to engineer the protein corona for targeted cell interactions.

Graphical abstract: Exploiting the biomolecular corona: pre-coating of nanoparticles enables controlled cellular interactions
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Surface-enhanced hyper Raman hyperspectral imaging and probing in animal cells

The location of nanoprobes in endosomes of live cells is mapped by off-resonant, two-photon excited vibrational imaging.

Graphical abstract: Surface-enhanced hyper Raman hyperspectral imaging and probing in animal cells
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Influence of surface chemistry on optical, chemical and electronic properties of blue luminescent carbon dots

An in-depth spectroscopic study on blue luminescent carbon dots highlights the role of surface chemistry in their physicochemical properties.

Graphical abstract: Influence of surface chemistry on optical, chemical and electronic properties of blue luminescent carbon dots
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Particles with similar LET values generate DNA breaks of different complexity and reparability: a high-resolution microscopy analysis of γH2AX/53BP1 foci

Different particles with similar LET and energy may generate different types of DNA damage with consequences for DNA double-strand break repair.

Graphical abstract: Particles with similar LET values generate DNA breaks of different complexity and reparability: a high-resolution microscopy analysis of γH2AX/53BP1 foci
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111In-labelled polymeric nanoparticles incorporating a ruthenium-based radiosensitizer for EGFR-targeted combination therapy in oesophageal cancer cells

EGFR-targeted PLGA nanoparticles co-deliver the Auger electron emitter 111In and a ruthenium(II) radiosensitizer for combined therapeutic effects.

Graphical abstract: 111In-labelled polymeric nanoparticles incorporating a ruthenium-based radiosensitizer for EGFR-targeted combination therapy in oesophageal cancer cells
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On-surface transmetalation of metalloporphyrins

Experimental and computational data sheds light onto the metal exchange in porphyrin monolayers.

Graphical abstract: On-surface transmetalation of metalloporphyrins
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High-temperature superconductivity at the lanthanum cuprate/lanthanum–strontium nickelate interface

Local ionic and electronic redistribution occurs at the lanthanum cuprate/lanthanum nickelate epitaxial contact and gives rise to a high-temperature superconducting layer.

Graphical abstract: High-temperature superconductivity at the lanthanum cuprate/lanthanum–strontium nickelate interface
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Compartmentalized supramolecular hydrogels based on viral nanocages towards sophisticated cargo administration

Introduction of compartments with defined spaces inside a hydrogel network brings unique features, such as high loading efficiency, cargo quantification, stabilization and diminishment of burst release.

Graphical abstract: Compartmentalized supramolecular hydrogels based on viral nanocages towards sophisticated cargo administration
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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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Magnetic imaging using geometrically constrained nano-domain walls

Decoupled spatial and magnetic sensitivity in custom-made magnetic force microscope probes for advance nanomagnetic devices.

Graphical abstract: Magnetic imaging using geometrically constrained nano-domain walls
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DNA origami directed 3D nanoparticle superlattice via electrostatic assembly

DNA origami is used to direct the formation of well-ordered 3D nanoparticle superlattices held together by electrostatic interactions.

Graphical abstract: DNA origami directed 3D nanoparticle superlattice via electrostatic assembly
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Electron evolution around a repulsive dopant in a quantum wire: coherence effects

The interplay of coherence effects, like non-locality and tunneling, generates a quantum current density path around a repulsive dopant that is much more efficient than in the classical case.

Graphical abstract: Electron evolution around a repulsive dopant in a quantum wire: coherence effects
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Lubricating properties of single metal ions at interfaces

Molecular-level shear experiments quantify how single ions lubricate nano-confined water by locally remodelling the hydrogen bond network.

Graphical abstract: Lubricating properties of single metal ions at interfaces
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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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Gateway state-mediated, long-range tunnelling in molecular wires

Gateway states in Au/single-molecule/Au junctions profoundly attenuate the conductance decay with length for thiol-contacted alkyl-aromatic-alkyl systems.

Graphical abstract: Gateway state-mediated, long-range tunnelling in molecular wires
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Fabrication of multi-material 3D structures by the integration of direct laser writing and MEMS stencil patterning

MEMS stencil patterning coupled with direct laser writing is used to fabricate 3D microstructures with nanoscale metallic elements.

Graphical abstract: Fabrication of multi-material 3D structures by the integration of direct laser writing and MEMS stencil patterning
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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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Bulk-terminated or reconstructed Fe3O4(001) surface: water makes a difference

The presence of water may invert the relative stability of the bulk-terminated and reconstructed Fe3O4(001) surface.

Graphical abstract: Bulk-terminated or reconstructed Fe3O4(001) surface: water makes a difference
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Hybrid plasmonic nanostructures based on controlled integration of MoS2 flakes on metallic nanoholes

A novel method for the preparation of hybrid 2D-material/plasmonic nanostructures paving the way toward hybrid plasmonic nanopores.

Graphical abstract: Hybrid plasmonic nanostructures based on controlled integration of MoS2 flakes on metallic nanoholes
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In vitro and environmental toxicity of reduced graphene oxide as an additive in automotive lubricants

A workflow for evaluation of human and environmental toxicity of nanosized bare graphene material intended as a motorcar lubricant nanoadditive.

Graphical abstract: In vitro and environmental toxicity of reduced graphene oxide as an additive in automotive lubricants
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Gas-phase synthesis of hybrid nanostructured materials

A chemical vapour deposition route is introduced to construct nano-heterostructured thin film of noble metal or their oxide nanoparticles decorating on 1D WO3 nanorods. The size of nanoparticle is able to be easily tuned by controlling the deposition time showing enhanced photocatalytic property.

Graphical abstract: Gas-phase synthesis of hybrid nanostructured materials
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High performing AgNW transparent conducting electrodes with a sheet resistance of 2.5 Ω Sq−1 based upon a roll-to-roll compatible post-processing technique

A report of transparent and conducting silver nanowires (AgNWs) that produce remarkable electrical performance, surface planarity and environmental stability is given.

Graphical abstract: High performing AgNW transparent conducting electrodes with a sheet resistance of 2.5 Ω Sq−1 based upon a roll-to-roll compatible post-processing technique
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Selective counting and sizing of single virus particles using fluorescent aptamer-based nanoparticle tracking analysis

Selective labelling of virus particles with fluorescent aptamers enables their identification, sizing and counting at the single particle level even in clinical samples by fluorescent nanoparticle tracking analysis.

Graphical abstract: Selective counting and sizing of single virus particles using fluorescent aptamer-based nanoparticle tracking analysis
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Kinetics, energetics, and size dependence of the transformation from Pt to ordered PtSn intermetallic nanoparticles

Well-defined Pt nanoparticles encapsulated in mesoporous silica allow us to demonstrate the transformation mechanism/kinetics from monometallic Pt to intermetallic PtSn.

Graphical abstract: Kinetics, energetics, and size dependence of the transformation from Pt to ordered PtSn intermetallic nanoparticles
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A single-molecule porphyrin-based switch for graphene nano-gaps

Stable single-molecule switches with high on–off ratios are an essential component for future molecular-scale circuitry.

Graphical abstract: A single-molecule porphyrin-based switch for graphene nano-gaps
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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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A comparative study demonstrates strong size tunability of carrier–phonon coupling in CdSe-based 2D and 0D nanocrystals

Tuning Exciton–Phonon Interaction in CdSe Nanoplatelets.

Graphical abstract: A comparative study demonstrates strong size tunability of carrier–phonon coupling in CdSe-based 2D and 0D nanocrystals
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Stability of plant virus-based nanocarriers in gastrointestinal fluids

Viral nanoparticles in gastric and intestinal fluids: evaluation of digestion, denaturation, aggregation and protein corona formation.

Graphical abstract: Stability of plant virus-based nanocarriers in gastrointestinal fluids
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Specific binding and internalization: an investigation of fluorescent aptamer-gold nanoclusters and cells with fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy

A fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy technique is used to discriminate between the specific binding of biofunctionalized fluorescent gold nanoclusters on cells and their subsequent internalization.

Graphical abstract: Specific binding and internalization: an investigation of fluorescent aptamer-gold nanoclusters and cells with fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy
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Highly adjustable 3D nano-architectures and chemistries via assembled 1D biological templates

Here, we rationally assemble 1D biological templates into scalable, 3D structures to fabricate metal nanofoams with a variety of genetically programmable architectures and material chemistries.

Graphical abstract: Highly adjustable 3D nano-architectures and chemistries via assembled 1D biological templates
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