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  1. Content type: Retraction Note

    The editors have retracted this article [1] because after publication concerns were raised regarding the validity of the conclusions drawn. Post-publication peer review has revealed a flaw in the application o...

    Authors: Mladen Pavičić

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:242

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    The original article was published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2017 12:552

  2. Content type: Nano Express

    We followed over 24 h a corrosion process in monocrystalline triangular-shaped nanoparticles at a single-particle level by atomic force microscopy and optical spectroscopy techniques under ambient laboratory c...

    Authors: Steffen Trautmann, André Dathe, Andrea Csáki, Matthias Thiele, Robert Müller, Wolfgang Fritzsche and Ondrej Stranik

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:240

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    The effect of fluid media on material removal and subsurface defects evolution in nano-cutting process of single-crystal copper is investigated by means of molecular dynamics simulation. In this paper, the rem...

    Authors: Quanlong Wang, Chaofeng Zhang, Meiping Wu and Jiaxuan Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:239

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Potassium-ion batteries (KIBs) are favored by researchers because of the unique advantages. In this work, KIB cathode material nano-perovskite K(Mn0.95Ni0.05)F3 with concentration gradient was synthesized by EDTA...

    Authors: Shuya Wang, Bin Cui, Quanchao Zhuang, Yueli Shi and Hong Zheng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:238

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, three different morphologies of ZnSe/N-doped carbon (NC) composites are synthesized using ZIF-8 by a facile calcination process. By adjusting the particle size of precursor ZIF-8, the morphology ...

    Authors: Hongdong Liu, Zongyang Li, Lei Zhang, Haibo Ruan and Rong Hu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:237

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    This paper proposes a new encapsulation structure for aluminum nitride-based deep UV light-emitting diodes (DUV-LEDs) and eutectic flip chips containing polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) fluid doped with SiO2 nanoparti...

    Authors: Zhi Ting Ye, Yung-Min Pai, Chih-Hao Lin, Lung-Chien Chen, Hong Thai Nguyen and Hsiang-Chen Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:236

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  7. Content type: Nano Review

    Fabrication of the heterojunction composites photocatalyst has attained much attention for solar energy conversion due to their high optimization of reduction-oxidation potential as a result of effective separ...

    Authors: Williams Kweku Darkwah and Kivyiro Adinas Oswald

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:234

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    One-dimensional (1D)/2D heterostructures have attracted great attention in electronic and optoelectronic fields because of their unique geometrical structures and rich physics. Here, we systematically explore ...

    Authors: Zhaogang Zhang, Meng-Qi Cheng, Qing Chen, Hong-Yu Wu, Wangyu Hu, Ping Peng, Gui-Fang Huang and Wei-Qing Huang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:233

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    The three-dimensional structure of GaN/(In,Ga)N core-shell nanowires with multi-faceted pencil-shaped apex is analyzed by electron tomography using high-angle annular dark-field mode in a scanning transmission...

    Authors: Lars Nicolai, Žarko Gačević, Enrique Calleja and Achim Trampert

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:232

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  10. Content type: Nano Review

    Driven by applications in chemical sensing, biological imaging and material characterisation, Raman spectroscopies are attracting growing interest from a variety of scientific disciplines. The Raman effect ori...

    Authors: Robin R. Jones, David C. Hooper, Liwu Zhang, Daniel Wolverson and Ventsislav K. Valev

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:231

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, double-sided polymer surface nanostructures are fabricated using twice nanoimprint lithography and metal deposition technique. We perform electrical property measurement on these double-sided su...

    Authors: Man Zhang, Liangping Xia, Suihu Dang, Axiu Cao, Lifang Shi, Hui Pang and Chunlei Du

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:230

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    Employing a suitable crystal structure can significantly modify the electrochemical performances of materials. Herein, hydrogenated TiO2 nanotube arrays with <001> orientation and different rutile/anatase ratio w...

    Authors: Wenyi Li, Wanggang Zhang, Taotao Li, Aili Wei, Yiming Liu and Hongxia Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:229

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    Malignant tumors are a major threat to human life and high lymphatic vessel density is often associated with metastatic tumors. With the discovery of molecules targeted at the lymphatic system such as lymphati...

    Authors: Siwen Wu, Xiyu Liu, Jian He, Huiling Wang, Yiqun Luo, Wenlin Gong, Yanmei Li, Yong Huang, Liping Zhong and Yongxiang Zhao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:228

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  14. Content type: Nano Idea

    In the current study, we developed resveratrol (RES)-loaded solid lipid nanoparticle (SLN-RES) in order to improve insulin resistance through the upregulation of SNARE protein complex in rats with type 2 diabe...

    Authors: Roohollah Mohseni, Zahra ArabSadeghabadi, Nasrin Ziamajidi, Roghayeh Abbasalipourkabir and Azam RezaeiFarimani

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:227

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    We report chemical in situ deposition of conducting polymer poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) on reduced graphene oxide (rGO) nanosheets through a simple hydrothermal polymerization method. The functio...

    Authors: Shiyuan Li, Yan Chen, Xin He, Xiling Mao, Yujiu Zhou, Jianhua Xu and Yajie Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:226

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    Time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy has become a common method both for fundamental and applied studies focused on improving the quality of human life. However, the issue of finding materials applicable in th...

    Authors: Maria O. Zhukova, Benjamin T. Hogan, Egor N. Oparin, Polina S. Shaban, Yaroslav V. Grachev, Evgeniya Kovalska, Kieran K. Walsh, Monica F. Craciun, Anna Baldycheva and Anton N. Tcypkin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:225

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, the effects of Cu insertion layer and rapid thermal annealing on the resistive switching behaviors of La-based resistive switching access memory (RRAM) devices have been investigated. Compared w...

    Authors: Yongte Wang, Hongxia Liu, Xing Wang and Lu Zhao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:224

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    Bufalin, derived from Venenum Bufonis, exerts antitumor effects but has low bioavailability and adverse effects when administered as a single agent. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the physical and chem...

    Authors: Jiani Yuan, Cheng Zeng, Wei Cao, Xuanxuan Zhou, Yang Pan, Yanhua Xie, Yifang Zhang, Qian Yang and Siwang Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:223

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    Developing an enhanced diagnosis using biosensors is important for the treatment of patients before disease complications arise. Improving biosensors would enable the detection of various low-abundance disease...

    Authors: Shikui Guo, Thangavel Lakshmipriya, Subash C. B. Gopinath, Periasamy Anbu and Yaoyu Feng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:222

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    As typical electrode materials for supercapacitors, low specific capacitance and insufficient cycling stability of transition metal oxides (TMOs) are still the problems that need to be solved. Design of core-s...

    Authors: Enmin Zhou, Liangliang Tian, Zhengfu Cheng and Chunping Fu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:221

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  21. Content type: Nano Review

    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have attracted significant interest due to their unique combination of properties including high mechanical strength, large aspect ratios, high surface area, distinct optical characteri...

    Authors: Anusha Venkataraman, Eberechukwu Victoria Amadi, Yingduo Chen and Chris Papadopoulos

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:220

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    Sulfur, nitrogen co-doped graphene quantum dots (S, N-GQDs) with high crystallinity were obtained by a top-down strategy. The as-prepared S, N-GQDs were investigated and the results indicate that S, N-GQDs exh...

    Authors: Zhong Ouyang, Yun Lei, Yunpeng Chen, Zheng Zhang, Zicong Jiang, Jiaxin Hu and Yuanyuan Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:219

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    The nanosheet stacking phenomenon in graphene thin films significantly deteriorates their gas-sensing performance. This nanosheet stacking issue should be solved and reduced to enhance the gas detection sensit...

    Authors: Ming Yang, Yanyan Wang, Lei Dong, Zhiyong Xu, Yanhua Liu, Nantao Hu, Eric Siu-Wai Kong, Jiang Zhao and Changsi Peng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:218

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    Unmethylated CpG oligodeoxynucleotides are potent immunostimulatory motifs in activating both innate and acquired immune system by inducing Th1 type antigen-specific T cell responses, but their instability in ...

    Authors: Jiana Jiang, Xianming Kong, Yuexia Xie, Hanbing Zou, Qianyun Tang, Ding Ma, Xue Zhao, Xiaozhen He, Anyue Xia and Peifeng Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:217

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    In this report, comparative investigation of photoluminescence (PL) characteristics of CdS nanobelts (NBs) and nanowires (NWs) is presented. At low temperatures, emissions originate from radiative recombinatio...

    Authors: Xian Gao, Guotao Pang, Zhenhua Ni and Rui Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:216

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  26. Content type: Nano Express

    CuS nanoflowers were loaded on anatase TiO2/polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) fibers by hydrothermal treated electrospun tetrabutyl orthotitanate (TBOT)/PVDF fibers at low temperature. The results indicated that the...

    Authors: Zhi-Guang Zhang, Hui Liu, Yu-Qian Cui, Min Dong, Qing-Hao Li, Xiao-Xiong Wang, Seeram Ramakrishna and Yun-Ze Long

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:215

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    The decreasing pixel size of digital image sensors for high-resolution imaging brings a great challenge for the matching color filters. Currently, the conventional dye color filters with pixel size of several ...

    Authors: Jiancun Zhao, Xiaochang Yu, Kui Zhou, Xiaoming Yang and Yiting Yu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:214

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, three-dimensional (3D) CoMoSe4 nanosheet arrays on network fibers of a carbon cloth denoted as CoMoSe4@C converted directly from CoMoO4 nanosheet arrays prepared by a hydrothermal process followed b...

    Authors: Shan Zhang, Yuanfei Ai, Shu-Chi Wu, Hsiang-Ju Liao, Teng-Yu Su, Jyun-Hong Chen, Chuan-Hsun Wang, Ling Lee, Yu-Ze Chen, Binbin Xu, Shin-Yi Tang, Ding Chou Wu, Shao-Shin Lee, Jun Yin, Jing Li, Junyong Kang…

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:213

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  29. Content type: Nano Commentary

    In this study, we fabricate uniform silicon nanowire (SiNW) arrays on 6-inch mono- and multi-crystalline wafers by employing the improved solution-processed metal-assisted chemical etching (MacEtch) method. Fu...

    Authors: Chen-Chih Hsueh, Subramani Thiyagu, Chien-Ting Liu, Hong-Jhang Syu, Song-Ting Yang and Ching-Fuh Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:212

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    A subcellular organelle-targeted delivery of anti-cancer drugs is a promising strategy to maximize the anti-cancer effects and minimize the adverse effects. Herein, we prepared a mitochondria-targeted drug del...

    Authors: Sen Xiang, Kaifang Zhang, Guanghua Yang, Dongdong Gao, Chen Zeng and Miao He

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:211

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    Understanding nanoparticle growth mechanisms is crucial for the synthesis of nanocrystals with desired biological and chemical properties. Growth of nanocrystals by oriented attachment (OA) is frequently repor...

    Authors: Dingding Cao, Sheng Gong, Xugang Shu, Dandan Zhu and Shengli Liang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:210

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  32. Content type: Nano Review

    Fibers are ubiquitous and usually passive. Optoelectronics realized in a fiber could revolutionize multiple application areas, including biosynthetic and wearable electronics, environmental sensing, and energy...

    Authors: Camila Faccini de Lima, Louis A. van der Elst, Veda Narayana Koraganji, Mengxin Zheng, Merve Gokce Kurtoglu and Alexander Gumennik

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:209

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    Hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites (HOIPs) exhibit long electronic carrier diffusion length, high optical absorption coefficient, and impressive photovoltaic device performance. At the core of any optoelectr...

    Authors: Dan Shan, Guoqing Tong, Yunqing Cao, Mingjun Tang, Jun Xu, Linwei Yu and Kunji Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:208

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  34. Content type: Nano Express

    Applications of graphene as transparent conductive electrodes (TCE) have been hindered either by high cost of single crystal graphene or balance between transparency and sheet resistance of polycrystalline gra...

    Authors: Yining Jiang, Liang Gao, Xiaohan Wang, Wentao Dai, Jiang Wu, Xiao Dai and Guifu Zou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:207

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  35. Content type: Nano Express

    Effect of interface roughness of quantum wells, non-intentional doping, and alloy disorder on performance of GaN-based terahertz quantum cascade lasers (QCL) has been investigated by the formalism of nonequili...

    Authors: Junyan Cheng, Patrick Quach, Ding Wang, Fang Liu, Shangfeng Liu, Liuyun Yang, Huapeng Liu, Bo Shen, Yuzhen Tong and Xinqiang Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:206

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  36. Content type: Nano Express

    We report on the fabrication of flexible photocatalytic paper comprised of Cu2O and Ag nanoparticle (NP)-decorated ZnO nanorods (NRs) and its application in visible light photodegradation of organic dye. ZnO NRs ...

    Authors: Cheng-En Tsai, Shang-Ming Yeh, Chien-Hua Chen and Heh-Nan Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:204

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  37. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, a synthetical study of the composite Ag3PO4/TiO2 photocatalyst, synthesized by simple two-step method, is carried out. Supplementary characterization tools such as X-ray diffraction, scanning elect...

    Authors: Wenhui Liu, Dengdeng Liu, Kun Wang, Xiaodan Yang, Shuangqi Hu and Lishuang Hu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:203

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  38. Content type: Nano Express

    We demonstrate the broadband visible organic photodetectors (OPDs) by introducing a non-fullerene acceptor of 3,9-bis(2-methylene-(3-(1,1dicyanomethylene)-indanone))-5,5,11,11-tetrakis(4-hexylphenyl)-dithieno[...

    Authors: Genjie Yang, Zijun Wang, Yuxiang Duan, Dan Zhao and Junsheng Yu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:201

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  39. Content type: Nano Express

    Combining anticancer drugs with inorganic nanocrystals to construct multifunctional hybrid nanostructures has become a powerful tool for cancer treatment and tumor suppression. However, it remains a critical c...

    Authors: Junwei Zhao, Xiang Li, Xin Wang and Xin Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:200

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  40. Content type: Nano Express

    A PdO/CeO2 composite with a rod-like nanoporous skeletal structure was prepared by combining the dealloying of Al-Ce-Pd alloy ribbons with calcination. For CO oxidation and CH4 combustion, the nanoporous PdO/CeO2

    Authors: Dong Duan, Chunxi Hao, Liqun Wang, Wenyu Shi, Haiyang Wang, Gege He, Lumei Gao and Zhanbo Sun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:199

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  41. Content type: Nano Express

    Copper indium sulfide quantum dots (CuInS2 QDs) were incorporated into a nanocrystalline TiO2 film by using spin coating-assisted successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction process to fabricate CuInS2 QD-sens...

    Authors: Bowen Fu, Chong Deng and Lin Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:198

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  42. Content type: Nano Express

    Highly conductive ink with low sintering temperature is important for printed electronics on paper substrate. Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) of different average radii ranging from 48 to 176 nm were synthesized...

    Authors: Lixin Mo, Zhenxin Guo, Zhenguo Wang, Li Yang, Yi Fang, Zhiqing Xin, Xiu Li, Yinjie Chen, Meijuan Cao, Qingqing Zhang and Luhai Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:197

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  43. Content type: Nano Express

    Silicon has great potential as an anode material for high-performance lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). This work reports a facile, high-yield, and scalable approach to prepare nanoporous silicon, in which commerc...

    Authors: Fei Wang, Baoxun Zhao, Wenwen Zi and Hongbin Du

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:196

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  44. Content type: Nano Express

    Understanding and manipulation of surface impedance in graphene hybrid structure is a significant issue for applications of graphene-based optoelectronics devices. In order to achieve this purpose in the terah...

    Authors: Han Xiong, Ming-Chun Tang, Yue-Hong Peng, Yuan-Hong Zhong and Xiao-Heng Tan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:194

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  45. Content type: Nano Express

    Small interfering RNA (siRNA)-based gene therapy has provided an alternative strategy for cancer therapy. One of the key components within gene therapy process is the delivery system. As a novel non-viral gene...

    Authors: Yongping Lu, Lei Zhong, Zhongliang Jiang, Haixia Pan, Yuanfa Zhang, Guonian Zhu, Lan Bai, Rongsheng Tong, Jianyou Shi and Xingmei Duan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:193

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  46. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, we proposed and experimentally demonstrated a high breakdown voltage (BV) and low dynamic ON-resistance (RON, D) AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) by implanting fluorine ions in th...

    Authors: Chao Yang, Xiaorong Luo, Tao Sun, Anbang Zhang, Dongfa Ouyang, Siyu Deng, Jie Wei and Bo Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:191

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