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  1. Content type: Nano Express

    ZnO nanowires were produced using an electrospinning method and used in gas sensors for the detection of ethanol at 220 °C. This electrospinning technique allows the direct placement of ZnO nanowires during th...

    Authors: Wan-Yu Wu, Jyh-Ming Ting and Po-Jung Huang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:513

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    Titanium dioxide nanopowders doped with different amounts of Fe ions were prepared by coprecipitation method. Obtained materials were characterized by structural (XRD), morphological (TEM and SEM), optical (UV...

    Authors: Nadica D Abazović, Luciana Mirenghi, Ivana A Janković, Nataša Bibić, Daniela V Šojić, Biljana F Abramović and Mirjana I Čomor

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:518

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    Three-dimensional (3D) flower-like hierarchicalβ-Ni(OH)2hollow architectures were synthesized by a facile hydrothermal route. The as-obtained products were well characterized by XRD, SEM, TEM (HRTEM), SAED, and D...

    Authors: Lu-Ping Zhu, Gui-Hong Liao, Yang Yang, Hong-Mei Xiao, Ji-Fen Wang and Shao-Yun Fu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:550

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Electrical transport properties of individual metallic double-walled carbon nanotubes (DWCNTs) were measured down to liquid helium temperature, and multi-stable conductance states were found in DWCNTs. At a ce...

    Authors: Dongsheng Tang, Yong Wang, Huajun Yuan, Lijie Ci, Weiya Zhou and Sishen Xie

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:538

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    We report observation of catalyst-free hydride vapor phase epitaxy growth of InN nanorods. Characterization of the nanorods with transmission electron microscopy, and X-ray diffraction show that the nanorods a...

    Authors: I Shalish, G Seryogin, W Yi, JM Bao, MA Zimmler, E Likovich, DC Bell, F Capasso and V Narayanamurti

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:532

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    We have studied carrier dynamics in In2O3nanocrystals grown on a quartz substrate using chemical vapor deposition. Transient differential absorption measurements have been employed to investigate the relaxation d...

    Authors: Andreas Othonos, Matthew Zervos and Demetra Tsokkou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:526

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    The symmetry properties of the single-walled BC2N nanotubes were investigated. All the BC2N nanotubes possess nonsymmorphic line groups. In contrast with the carbon and boron nitride nanotubes, armchair and zigza...

    Authors: Hui Pan, YuanPing Feng and Jianyi Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:498

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    Indium oxide (In2O3) nanocrystals (NCs) have been obtained via atmospheric pressure, chemical vapour deposition (APCVD) on Si(111) via the direct oxidation of In with Ar:10% O2at 1000 °C but also at temperatures ...

    Authors: Matthew Zervos, Demetra Tsokkou, Maria Pervolaraki and Andreas Othonos

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:491

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Worm-like nanorods and nanospheres of silver have been synthesized by photochemical decomposition of silver oxalate in water by UV irradiation in the presence of CTAB and PVP, respectively. No external seeds h...

    Authors: S Navaladian, B Viswanathan, TK Varadarajan and RP Viswanath

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:471

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    Realizing the vast technological potential of patternable block copolymers requires both the precise controlling of the orientation and long-range ordering, which is still a challenging topic so far. Recently,...

    Authors: Xikui Liu and Manfred Stamm

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:459

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  11. Content type: Nano Perspectives

    We have demonstrated that fabrication and characterization of nanocomposite polymer light emitting devices with metal Zinc Oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles and 2,3-dibutoxy-1,4-poly(phenylenevinylene) (DBPPV). The cu...

    Authors: MV Madhava Rao, YanKuin Su, TsungSyun Huang, Chen-Han Yeh and Ming-Lung Tu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:485

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    With air-stable and generic reagents, CdSe nanocrystals with tunable morphologies were prepared by controlling the temperature in the solution reaction route. Thereinto, the lower reaction temperature facilita...

    Authors: Pengfei Hu, Dianzeng Jia, Yali Cao, Yudai Huang, Lang Liu and Jianmin Luo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:437

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    The short-range order of individual fractal-like amorphous carbon nanotips was investigated by means of energy-filtered electron diffraction in a transmission electron microscope (TEM). The nanostructures were...

    Authors: F Solá, A Biaggi-Labiosa, LF Fonseca, O Resto, M Lebrón-Colón and MA Meador

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:431

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    Use of sulfur crosslinked nanogels to improve various properties of virgin elastomers was investigated for the first time. Natural rubber (NR) and styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) nanogels were prepared by prevu...

    Authors: Suman Mitra, Santanu Chattopadhyay and Anil K Bhowmick

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:420

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    Highly ordered mesoporous CdS nanowire arrays were synthesized by using mesoporous silica as hard template and cadmium xanthate (CdR2) as a single precursor. Upon etching silica, mesoporous CdS nanowire arrays we...

    Authors: Na Yuan, Gang Cheng, Yanqing An, Zuliang Du and Sixin Wu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:414

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    As a fast developing alternative of traditional therapeutics, photodynamic therapy (PDT) is an effective, noninvasive, nontoxic therapeutics for cancer, senile macular degeneration, and so on. But the efficacy...

    Authors: Zhi-Long Chen, Yun Sun, Peng Huang, Xiao-Xia Yang and Xing-Ping Zhou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:400

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanocomposites were synthesized from reactive thermally stable montmorillonite and aromatic–aliphatic polyamide obtained from 4-aminophenyl sulfone and sebacoyl chloride. Carbonyl chloride terminal chain ends ...

    Authors: Sonia Zulfiqar and MuhammadIlyas Sarwar

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:391

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    The article reports on structure, mechanical, optical, photocatalytic and biocidal properties of Ti–Ag–O films. The Ti–Ag–O films were reactively sputter-deposited from a composed Ti/Ag target at different par...

    Authors: J Musil, M Louda, R Cerstvy, P Baroch, IB Ditta, A Steele and HA Foster

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:313

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    We have demonstrated lithography-free, simple, and large area fabrication method for subwavelength antireflection structures (SAS) to achieve low reflectance of silicon (Si) surface. Thin film of Pt/Pd alloy o...

    Authors: Youngjae Lee, Kisik Koh, Hyungjoo Na, Kwanoh Kim, Jeong-Jin Kang and Jongbaeg Kim

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:364

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    ZnO was grown on sapphire substrate by metal–organic chemical vapor deposition using the diethylzinc (DEZn) and oxygen (O2) as source chemicals at 500 °C. Influences of the chamber pressure and O2/DEZn ratio on t...

    Authors: CC Wu, DS Wuu, PR Lin, TN Chen and RH Horng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:377

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    A novel one-step synthetic route, the double in situ approach, is used to produce both TiO2nanoparticles and polymer (PET), and simultaneously forming a nanocomposite with multi-functionality. The method uses the...

    Authors: De-Yi Wang, Yan-Peng Song, Jun-Sheng Wang, Xin-Guo Ge, Yu-Zhong Wang, Anna A Stec and T Richard Hull

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:303

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    Microreaction provides a controllable tool to synthesize CdSe nanocrystals (NCs) in an accelerated fashion. However, the surface traps created during the fast growth usually result in low photoluminescence (PL...

    Authors: Hongwei Yang, Ningning Fan, Weiling Luan and Shan-tung Tu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:344

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    pH-sensitive micelles with hydrophilic core and hydrophilic corona were fabricated by self-assembling of triblock copolymer of poly(methylacrylic acid)-poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(methylacrylic acid) at lower s...

    Authors: Youhua Tao, Ren Liu, Xiaoya Liu, Mingqing Chen, Cheng Yang and Zhongbin Ni

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:341

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were covalently modified by fluorescence ligand (glycine-N-8-quinolylamide) and formed a hybrid material which could be used as a selective probe for metal ions detection. The anchoring...

    Authors: Zhengping Dong, Bin Yang, Jun Jin, Jing Li, Hongwei Kang, Xing Zhong, Rong Li and Jiantai Ma

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:335

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    We report on the thermally induced changes of the nano-structural and optical properties of hydrogenated nanocrystalline silicon in the temperature range 200–700 °C. The as-deposited sample has a high crystall...

    Authors: CJ Arendse, GF Malgas, TFG Muller, D Knoesen, CJ Oliphant, DE Motaung, S Halindintwali and BW Mwakikunga

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:307

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  26. Content type: Nano Perspectives

    We experimentally investigate the dynamics of spins in GaAs quantum wells under applied electric bias by photoluminescence (PL) measurements excited with circularly polarized light. The bias-dependent circular...

    Authors: M Idrish Miah

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:385

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    Electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding effectiveness (SE) of multi-walled carbon nanotubes–polymethyl methacrylate (MWCNT–PMMA) composites prepared by two different techniques was measured. EMI SE up to ...

    Authors: Shailaja Pande, BP Singh, RB Mathur, TL Dhami, P Saini and SK Dhawan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:327

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    Labeling of cells with nanoparticles for living detection is of interest to various biomedical applications. In this study, novel fluorescent/magnetic nanoparticles were prepared and used in high-efficient cel...

    Authors: Yuqing Ge, Yu Zhang, Shiying He, Fang Nie, Gaojun Teng and Ning Gu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:287

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  29. Content type: Nano Express

    A tight binding molecular dynamics calculation has been conducted to study the size and coordination dependence of bond length and bond energy of Pd atomic clusters of 1.2–5.4 nm in diameter. It has been found...

    Authors: Weihong Qi, Baiyun Huang and Mingpu Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:269

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    The mono-dispersed crosslinked polymeric multi-lacuna nanocapsules (CP(St–OA) nanocapsules) about 40 nm with carboxylic groups on their inner and outer surfaces were fabricated in the present work. The small c...

    Authors: Guangfeng Liu and Peng Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:281

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    Dynamic scaling behavior has been observed during the room-temperature growth of sputtered Au films on SiO2using the atomic force microscopy technique. By the analyses of the dependence of the roughness, σ, of th...

    Authors: F Ruffino, MG Grimaldi, F Giannazzo, F Roccaforte and V Raineri

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:262

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  32. Content type: Nano Express

    Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are pulmonary diseases that are characterized by inflammatory cell infiltration, cytokine production, and airway hyper-reactivity. Most of the effector c...

    Authors: Po-Chang Chiang, Jason W Alsup, Yurong Lai, Yiding Hu, Bruce R Heyde and David Tung

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:254

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    Recently, we have proposed a novel strategy for a cell-specific gene therapy system based on responses to intracellular signals. In this system, an intracellular signal that is specifically and abnormally acti...

    Authors: Daisuke Asai, Jeong-Hun Kang, Riki Toita, Akira Tsuchiya, Takuro Niidome, Hideki Nakashima and Yoshiki Katayama

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:229

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  34. Content type: Nano Express

    ZnO nanorods and nanodisks were synthesized by solution process using zinc chloride as starting material. The morphology of ZnO crystal changed greatly depending on the concentrations of Zn2+ion and ethylene glyc...

    Authors: Tengfa Long, Shu Yin, Kouta Takabatake, Peilin Zhnag and Tsugio Sato

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:247

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  35. Content type: Nano Express

    High incident energy hydrogen and/or oxygen cations are generated by electron cyclotron resonance system, and then used to highly efficiently modify multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs). The effects of vario...

    Authors: Wen-Shou Tseng, Chyuan-Yow Tseng and Cheng-Tzu Kuo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:234

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  36. Content type: Nano Express

    Porous nickel oxide (NiO) and zinc oxide (ZnO) submicro- and nanofibers were synthesized by impregnating electrospun polyacrylonitrile (PAN) fiber templates with corresponding metal nitrate aqueous solutions a...

    Authors: Yejun Qiu, Jie Yu, Xiaosong Zhou, Cuili Tan and Jing Yin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:173

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