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  1. Although the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of perovskite solar cells (PSCs) increases rapidly, there are still some issues that limit their commercialization. The perovskite is sensitive to the water molec...

    Authors: Xi Zhang, Wenyao Yang, Jingjing Qi and Yinggang Hu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:178

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  2. It is unclear about the functional role of microRNA-133a-3p (miR-133a-3p) in intracranial aneurysm (IA). Hence, the aim of the present study was to investigate the regulatory role of miR-133a-3p on the regulat...

    Authors: Qiang Jia, Shixin Yan, Jie Huang and Shixin Xu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:177

    Content type: Nano Idea

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  3. To further improve the performance of all-inkjet-printing ZnO UV photodetector and maintain the advantages of inkjet printing technology, the inkjet printing Ag nanoparticles (NPs) were deposited on the inkjet...

    Authors: Hsiang-Chun Wang, Yuehua Hong, Zhangwei Chen, Changshi Lao, Youming Lu, Zhichao Yang, Youhua Zhu and Xinke Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:176

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  4. We developed a newly designed system based on in situ monitoring with Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and quadrupole mass spectrometry (QMS) for understanding decomposition mechanism and by-pro...

    Authors: Jong-Ki An, Eunmi Choi, Seob Shim, Hayeong Kim, Goru Kang and Ju-Young Yun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:175

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  5. Surface texturing is one of the most important techniques for improving the performance of photovoltaic (PV) device. As an appealing front texture, inverted pyramid (IP) has attracted lots of research interest...

    Authors: Kun Gao, Ying Liu, Yuan Fan, Linxing Shi, Yufeng Zhuang, Yanfeng Cui, Shengzhao Yuan, Yimao Wan, Wenzhong Shen and Zengguang Huang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:174

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  6. Despite several efforts, the development of an effective vaccine for COVID-19 may take a much longer time. Traditional/natural medicine, already experienced by humans, could be an earlier solution. Considering...

    Authors: Sahel N. Abduljauwad, Taimur Habib and Habib-ur-Rehman Ahmed

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:173

    Content type: Nano Idea

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  7. Researchers have long been seeking multifunctional materials that can be adopted for next-generation nanoelectronics, and which, hopefully, are compatible with current semiconductor processing for further inte...

    Authors: Yao-Wen Chang, Ping-Chun Wu, Jhih-Bang Yi, Yu-Chen Liu, Yi Chou, Yi-Chia Chou and Jan-Chi Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:172

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  8. We study the quantum oscillations in the BiSbTe3 topological insulator. In addition to the Shubnikov-de Haas (SdH) oscillation, the Aharonov-Bohm-like (ABL) oscillations are also observed. The ABL oscillation per...

    Authors: Shiu-Ming Huang, Chien Lin, Sheng-Yu You, Pin-Cyuan Chen, Jai-Long Hong, Jyun-Fong Wong, You-Jhih Yan, Shih-Hsun Yu and Mitch M. C. Chou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:171

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  9. In the study, well-crystallized nano-diamonds with an average size of 3.8 nm are obtained via femtosecond laser ablation. Both steady-state and transient luminescence are observed. The luminescence peaks of na...

    Authors: Juan Hao, Lingyun Pan, Minghui An, Yunzhi Dai and Bingrong Gao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:168

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  10. An effective-area photovoltaic efficiency of 1.27% in power conversion, excluding the grid metal contact area and under 1 sun, AM 1.5G conditions, has been obtained for the p-GaN/i-InGaN/n-GaN diode arrays epi...

    Authors: Ching-Wen Chang, Paritosh V. Wadekar, Hui-Chun Huang, Quark Yung-Sung Chen, Yuh-Renn Wu, Ray T. Chen and Li-Wei Tu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:167

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  11. Control over the magnetic interactions in magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) is a crucial issue to the future development of nanometer-sized integrated “spintronic” applications. Here, we have developed a nanohybri...

    Authors: Amar Nath Yadav, Ashwani Kumar Singh, Pramod Kumar and Kedar Singh

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:166

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  12. Magnetite (Fe3O4)-gold (Au) core-shell nanoparticles (NPs) have unique magnetic and optical properties. When combined with biological moieties, these NPs can offer new strategies for biomedical applications, such...

    Authors: Bo Gi Park, Yu Jin Kim, Ji Hyun Min, Taek-Chin Cheong, Sang Hwan Nam, Nam-Hyuk Cho, Young Keun Kim and Kyu Back Lee

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:165

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  13. Nb-doped SrSnO3 (SSNO) thin films were epitaxially grown on LaAlO3(001) single-crystal substrates using pulsed laser deposition under various oxygen pressures and substrate temperatures. The crystalline structure...

    Authors: Kaifeng Li, Qiang Gao, Li Zhao and Qinzhuang Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:164

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  14. In this paper, the hybrid β-Ga2O3 Schottky diodes were fabricated with PEDOT:PSS as the anode. The electrical characteristics were investigated when the temperature changes from 298 K to 423 K. The barrier height...

    Authors: Tao Zhang, Yixian Shen, Qian Feng, Xusheng Tian, Yuncong Cai, Zhuangzhuang Hu, Guangshuo Yan, Zhaoqing Feng, Yachao Zhang, Jing Ning, Yongkuan Xu, Xiaozheng Lian, Xiaojuan Sun, Chunfu Zhang, Hong Zhou, Jincheng Zhang…

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:163

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  15. Light-activated nanozymes can provide a wealth of new opportunities for the chemical industry and biotechnology. However, present remote-controlled catalytic systems are still far from satisfactory. Herein, we...

    Authors: Yonghua Tang, Xueqing Xiong, Chengjie Xu, Deshuai Yu, Yanyan Huang, Changxu Lin, Xiangyang Liu and Youhui Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:162

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  16. The control of the growth of hematite nanoparticles from iron chloride solutions under hydrothermal conditions in the presence of two different structure promoters has been studied using a range of both struct...

    Authors: Christopher J. Allender, Jenna L. Bowen, Veronica Celorrio, Josh A. Davies-Jones, Philip R. Davies, Shaoliang Guan, Padraic O’Reilly and Meenakshisundaram Sankar

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:161

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  17. Owing to high surface-to-volume ratio, InGaN-based micro-light-emitting diodes (μLEDs) strongly suffer from surface recombination that is induced by sidewall defects. Moreover, as the chip size decreases, the ...

    Authors: Le Chang, Yen-Wei Yeh, Sheng Hang, Kangkai Tian, Jianquan Kou, Wengang Bi, Yonghui Zhang, Zi-Hui Zhang, Zhaojun Liu and Hao-Chung Kuo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:160

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  18. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Jingrui Guan, Shengxuan Xia, Zeyan Zhang, Jing Wu, Haiyu Meng, Jing Yue, Xiang Zhai, Lingling Wang and Shuangchun Wen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:159

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:142

  19. Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides (2D TMDs), such as WS2, are considered to have the potential for high-performance gas sensors. It is a pity that the interaction between gases and pristine 2D WS2 ...

    Authors: Jiamu Cao, Jing Zhou, Junfeng Liu, Weiqi Wang, Junyu Chen, Jianing Shi, Yufeng Zhang and Xiaowei Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:158

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  20. Ferroelectric field effect transistor (FeFET) emerges as an intriguing non-volatile memory technology due to its promising operating speed and endurance. However, flipping the polarization requires a high volt...

    Authors: Siqing Zhang, Yan Liu, Jiuren Zhou, Meng Ma, Anyuan Gao, Binjie Zheng, Lingfei Li, Xin Su, Genquan Han, Jincheng Zhang, Yi Shi, Xiaomu Wang and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:157

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  21. Molybdenum dioxide (MoO2) a kind of semi-metal material shows many unique properties, such as high melting point, good thermal stability, large surface area-to-volume ratio, high-density surface unsaturated atoms...

    Authors: Nasrullah Wazir, Chunjie Ding, Xianshuang Wang, Xin Ye, Xie Lingling, Tianqi Lu, Li Wei, Bingsuo Zou and Ruibin Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:156

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  22. Searching for two-dimensional (2D) group V materials with ferromagnetism, elastic anisotropy, and carrier mobility and tunable band structure is one key to developing constantly developing nanodevices. The 2D ...

    Authors: Yan-Mei Dou, Chang-Wen Zhang, Ping Li and Pei-Ji Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:155

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  23. Characteristics of atomic layer deposition (ALD)-grown ZnO thin films on sapphire substrates with and without three-pulsed ozone (O3) as oxidant precursor and post-deposition thermal annealing (TA) are investigat...

    Authors: Yung-Chen Cheng, Hsiang-Chen Wang, Shih-Wei Feng, Tsai-Pei Li, Siu-Keung Fung, Kai-Yun Yuan and Miin-Jang Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:154

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  24. The high-resistive grain boundaries are the bottleneck for Li+ transport in Li7La3Zr2O12 (LLZO) solid electrolytes. Herein, high-conductive LLZO thin films with cubic phase and amorphous domains between crystalli...

    Authors: Yanlin Zhu, Shuai Wu, Yilan Pan, Xiaokun Zhang, Zongkai Yan and Yong Xiang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:153

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  25. In this work, Ag/BiVO4 heterostructural photocatalysts were developed in order to reveal exceptional structural-dependent photoinduced charge migration kinetics as well as the underlying photocatalytic antibacter...

    Authors: Hailin Guan, Yuefeng Tian, Alideertu Dong and Yiguo Su

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:152

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  26. The flexible and rechargeable energy storage device with excellent performance is highly desired due to the demands of portable and wearable devices. Herein, by integrating the bendability and stretchability o...

    Authors: Jianwei Ben, Zhiyuan Song, Xinke Liu, Wei Lü and Xiaohua Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:151

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  27. Glioma is one of the deadliest intrinsic brain tumours due to its invasive growth. The effect of glioma treatment is poor because of the presence of the blood-brain barrier and blood tumour barrier and insuffi...

    Authors: Feng Wang, Yanghao Zhou, Si Cheng, Jinhe Lou, Xiang Zhang, Qiuguang He, Ning Huang and Yuan Cheng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:150

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  28. An AlGaN/GaN Schottky barrier diode (SBD) with double-heterojunction is theoretically and experimentally investigated on the GaN/AlGaN/GaN/Si-sub. The two-dimensional hole gas (2DHG) and electron gas (2DEG) ar...

    Authors: Tao Sun, Xiaorong Luo, Jie Wei, Chao Yang and Bo Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:149

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  29. With the demand for higher energy density and smaller size lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), the development of high specific capacity active materials and the reduction of the usage of inactive materials are the ...

    Authors: Yuqiong Kang, Changjian Deng, Xinyi Liu, Zheng Liang, Tao Li, Quan Hu and Yun Zhao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:147

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  30. Acupuncture and its meridians are important components of traditional Chinese medicine, and numerous opinions have been previously expressed regarding these meridians. This study aims to explore the phenomenon...

    Authors: Yu-Chiang Hung, Wen-Chung Chen, Ting-Chang Chang, Hao-Xuan Zheng, Yan-Wen Liu, Yung-Fang Tan, Shih-Kai Lin, Ying-Hsin Lu, Wen-Long Hu and Tsung-Ming Tsai

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:146

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  31. We proposed a precise calibration process of Al 0.9Ga0.1As/GaAs DBR micropillar cavity to match the single InAs/GaAs quantum dot (QD) exciton emission and achieve cavity mode resonance and a great enhancement of ...

    Authors: Shulun Li, Yao Chen, Xiangjun Shang, Ying Yu, Jiawei Yang, Junhui Huang, Xiangbin Su, Jiaxin Shen, Baoquan Sun, Haiqiao Ni, Xingliang Su, Kaiyou Wang and Zhichuan Niu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:145

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  32. The present research is a comparative study that reports an economical and accessible method to synthesize niobium (Nb) and Tantalum (Ta) selenides and tellurides with useful application in the removal of poll...

    Authors: S. Altaf, A. Haider, S. Naz, A. Ul-Hamid, J. Haider, M. Imran, A. Shahzadi, M. Naz, H. Ajaz and M. Ikram

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:144

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  33. Acidic pH of lysosomes is closely related to autophagy; thus, well known of the precise lysosomes, pH changes will give more information on the autophagy process and status. So far, however, only pH changes in...

    Authors: Cui Pang, Chaojun Song, Yize Li, Qiaofeng Wang, Xiaosheng Zhu, Jianwei Wu, Yi Tian, Hao Fan, Jinwei Hu, Chen Li, Baolong Wang, Xiaoye Li, Wenchao Liu and Li Fan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:143

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  34. General plasmonic systems to realize plasmonically induced transparency (PIT) effect only exist one single PIT mainly because they only allow one single coupling pathway. In this study, we propose a distinct g...

    Authors: Jingrui Guan, Shengxuan Xia, Zeyan Zhang, Jing Wu, Haiyu Meng, Jing Yue, Xiang Zhai, Lingling Wang and Shuangchun Wen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:142

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:159

  35. Nanomaterials are innovative materials with many useful properties, but there is concern regarding their many unknown effects on living organisms. Gold nanoparticles are widely used as industrial materials bec...

    Authors: Katsuhiro Isoda, Anju Tanaka, Chisaki Fuzimori, Miyuki Echigoya, Yuichiro Taira, Ikuko Taira, Yoshimi Shimizu, Yoshihiro Akimoto, Hayato Kawakami and Isao Ishida

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:141

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  36. Complicated and strict protocols are followed to tune the size of gold nanoparticles (GNPs) in chemical synthesis methods. In this study, we address the polarity of solvents as a tool for tailoring the size of...

    Authors: Mohamed Hasaan Hussain, Noor Fitrah Abu Bakar, Ana Najwa Mustapa, Kim-Fatt Low, Nur Hidayati Othman and Fatmawati Adam

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:140

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  37. The roles of some long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in intracranial aneurysm (IA) have been investigated in many studies. The aim of this study is to elucidate the mechanism of lncRNA metastasis-associated lung a...

    Authors: Ge Gao, Yang Zhang, Jian Yu, Yu Chen, Daqun Gu, Chaoshi Niu, Xianming Fu and Jianjun Wei

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:139

    Content type: Nano Commentary

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  38. GeTe is an important narrow bandgap semiconductor material and has found application in the fields of phase change storage as well as spintronics devices. However, it has not been studied for application in th...

    Authors: Yiqun Zhao, Libin Tang, Shengyi Yang, Shu Ping Lau and Kar Seng Teng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:138

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  39. NiFe alloy and NiFe/Cu multilayered nanowire (NW) networks were grown using a template-assisted electrochemical synthesis method. The NiFe alloy NW networks exhibit large thermopower, which is largely preserve...

    Authors: Nicolas Marchal, Tristan da Câmara Santa Clara Gomes, Flavio Abreu Araujo and Luc Piraux

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:137

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  40. Two-dimensional (2D) layered materials have an atomically thin and flat nature which makes it an ultimate candidate for spintronic devices. The spin-valve junctions (SVJs), composed of 2D materials, have been ...

    Authors: Muhammad Farooq Khan, Shania Rehman, Malik Abdul Rehman, Muhammad Abdul Basit, Deok-kee Kim, Faisal Ahmed, H. M. Waseem Khalil, Imtisal Akhtar and Seong Chan Jun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:136

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  41. Recently, reported perovskite solar cells (PSCs) with high power conversion efficiency (PCE) are mostly based on mesoporous structures containing mesoporous titanium oxide (TiO2) which is the main factor to reduc...

    Authors: Miao Yu, Haoxuan Sun, Xiaona Huang, Yichao Yan and Wanli Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:135

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  42. Traditional ferroelectric devices suffer a lack of scalability. Doped HfO2 thin film is promising to solve the scaling problem but challenged by high leakage current and uniformity concern by the polycrystalline ...

    Authors: Yue Peng, Genquan Han, Fenning Liu, Wenwu Xiao, Yan Liu, Ni Zhong, Chungang Duan, Ze Feng, Hong Dong and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:134

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  43. Oleanolic acid has been used only as a subsidiary agent in cosmetic products. The aim of the study is to show the effect of oleanolic acid as an active ingredient for the alleviation of wrinkles in humans and ...

    Authors: Joo Young An, Hee Seon Yang, Na Rae Park, Tae-sung Koo, Bungchul Shin, Eun Hee Lee and Sun Hang Cho

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:133

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  44. Combining MoSe2 with other transition metal dichalcogenides to form a hybrid nanostructure is an effective route to enhance the electrocatalytic activities for hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). In this study, Mo...

    Authors: Pengyuan Wu, Gangyong Sun, Yuanzhi Chen, Wanjie Xu, Hongfei Zheng, Jin Xu, Laisen Wang and Dong-Liang Peng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:132

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  45. The Ag3PO4/tetrapod-like ZnO whisker (T-ZnOw) heterostructures were prepared via a simple precipitation method. The obtained heterostructures were characterized by X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy,...

    Authors: Jianke Tang, Rongqian Meng, Qi Wang, Shengjian Zhang and Qiaoling Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:131

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  46. α-Phase hematite photoelectrodes can split water. This material is nontoxic, inexpensive, and chemically stable; its low energy gap of 2.3 eV absorbs light with wavelengths lower than 550 nm, accounting for ap...

    Authors: Jie-Xiang Yang, Yongtao Meng, Chuan-Ming Tseng, Yan-Kai Huang, Tung-Ming Lin, Yang-Ming Wang, Jin-Pei Deng, Hsiang-Chiu Wu and Wei-Hsuan Hung

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:130

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  47. Double-gate tunnel field-effect transistor (DG TFET) is expected to extend the limitations of leakage current and subthreshold slope. However, it also suffers from the ambipolar behavior with the symmetrical s...

    Authors: Maolin Zhang, Yufeng Guo, Jun Zhang, Jiafei Yao and Jing Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:128

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