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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Gold nanoparticles (GNPs) are widely used to detect DNA. We studied the effect of pH on the assembly/disassembly of single-stranded DNA functionalized GNPs. Based on the different binding affinities of DNA to ...

    Authors: Liping Sun, Zhaowu Zhang, Shuang Wang, Jianfeng Zhang, Hui Li, Lei Ren, Jian Weng and Qiqing Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:216

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    This investigation deals with the effect of growth temperature on the microstructure, nitrogen content, and crystallinity of C–N nanotubes. The X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic (XPS) study reveals that the at...

    Authors: RamManohar Yadav, PramodSingh Dobal, T Shripathi, RS Katiyar and ON Srivastava

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:197

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    Energy level structure and direct light absorption in a cylindrical quantum dot (CQD), having thin falciform cross section, are studied within the framework of the adiabatic approximation. An analytical expres...

    Authors: Karen G Dvoyan, David B Hayrapetyan, Eduard M Kazaryan and Ani A Tshantshapanyan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:130

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    Hexagonal Ag/Pt nanoshells were prepared by using a hexagonal Ag nanoplate as the displacement template and by introducing Pt ions. The prepared Ag/Pt nanoshells played the role of an electrocatalyst in an oxy...

    Authors: Chien-Liang Lee, Chun-Ming Tseng, Chen-Chung Wu, Tsung-Chia Chou and Ciou-Mei Syu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:193

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    Palladium nanoparticles of average size around 8 nm have been synthesized rapidly by UV irradiation of mixture of palladium chloride and potassium oxalate solutions. A rod-shaped palladium oxalate complex has ...

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

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:181

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Recently, magnetic nanoparticles of iron oxide (Fe3O4, γ-Fe2O3) have shown an increasing number of applications in the field of biomedicine, but some questions have been raised about the potential impact of these...

    Authors: Song Zhang, Xiangjian Chen, Chunrong Gu, Yu Zhang, Jindan Xu, Zhiping Bian, Di Yang and Ning Gu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:70

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    TiO2nanostructures with fascinating morphologies like cubes, spheres, and rods were synthesized by a simple microwave irradiation technique. Tuning of different morphologies was achieved by changing the pH and th...

    Authors: T Suprabha, Haizel G Roy, Jesty Thomas, K Praveen Kumar and Suresh Mathew

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:144

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper the influence of ZnO shell thickness on the luminescence properties of Mn-doped ZnS nanoparticles is studied. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) images showed that the average diameter of ZnS...

    Authors: Daixun Jiang, Lixin Cao, Wei Liu, Ge Su, Hua Qu, Yuanguang Sun and Bohua Dong

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:78

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    The assembly of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) using the AC dielectrophoresis technique is studied theoretically. It is found that the comb electrode bears better position control of SWCNTs compared t...

    Authors: Yang Lu, Changxin Chen, Liu Yang and Yafei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:157

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) is increasingly being used in the treatment of several aggressive cancers, including cerebral glioblastoma multiforme. The main requirement for this therapy is selective ta...

    Authors: Gianni Ciofani, Vittoria Raffa, Arianna Menciassi and Alfred Cuschieri

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:113

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanocrystalline TiO2samples were prepared by promoting the growth of a sol–gel precursor, in the presence of water, under continuous (CW), or pulsed (PW) ultrasound. All the samples turned out to be made of both ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Cappelletti, Silvia Ardizzone, Claudia L Bianchi, Stefano Gialanella, Alberto Naldoni, Carlo Pirola and Vittorio Ragaini

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:97

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  15. Content type: Nano Review

    The current global energy problem can be attributed to insufficient fossil fuel supplies and excessive greenhouse gas emissions resulting from increasing fossil fuel consumption. The huge demand for clean ener...

    Authors: Kehan Yu and Junhong Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:1

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    A periodic mesoporous organosilica (PMO) with nanorice morphology was successfully synthesized by a template assisted sol–gel method using a chain-type precursor. The PMO is composed of D and T sites in the ra...

    Authors: Paritosh Mohanty and Kai Landskron

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:169

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    SiC nanowires have been synthesized at 1,600 °C by using a simple and low-cost method in a high-frequency induction furnace. The commercial SiO powder and the arc-discharge plasma pretreated carbon black were ...

    Authors: Feng-Lei Wang, Li-Ying Zhang and Ya-Fei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:153

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, we focus on current–voltage (I–V) characteristics in several kinds of quasi-one-dimensional (quasi-1D) nanofibers to investigate their electronic transport properties covering a wide temperature ra...

    Authors: Zhi-Hua Yin, Yun-Ze Long, Chang-Zhi Gu, Mei-Xiang Wan and Jean-Luc Duvail

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:63

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    Single crystalline indium nanowires were prepared on Zn substrate which had been treated in concentrated sulphuric acid by galvanic displacement in the 0.002 mol L−1In2(SO4)3-0.002 mol L−1SeO2-0.02 mol L−1SDS-0.0...

    Authors: Haohua Li, Chaolun Liang, Meng Liu, Kuan Zhong, Yexiang Tong, Peng Liu and Greg A Hope

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:47

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    Multiwalled carbon nanotube/nylon-6 nanocomposites (MWNT/nylon-6) were prepared by in situ polymerization, whereby functionalized MWNTs (F-MWNTs) and pristine MWNTs (P-MWNTs) were used as reinforcing materials...

    Authors: Khalid Saeed, Soo-Young Park, Sajjad Haider and Jong-Beom Baek

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:39

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    It has been widely reported that twin boundaries strengthen nanowires regardless of their morphology—that is, the strength of nanowires goes up as twin spacing goes down. This article shows that twin boundarie...

    Authors: Yongfeng Zhang and Hanchen Huang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:34

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    We report the first instance of deposition of preferentially oriented, nanocrystalline, and nanocolumnar strontium-doped lead zirconate titanate (PSZT) ferroelectric thin films directly on thermal silicon diox...

    Authors: S Sriram, M Bhaskaran, A Mitchell, DRG Mitchell and G Kostovski

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:29

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    Synthesis of semiconductor nanoparticles with new photophysical properties is an area of special interest. Here, we report synthesis of ZnS nanoparticles in aqueous micellar solution of Cetyltrimethylammonium ...

    Authors: SK Mehta, Sanjay Kumar, Savita Chaudhary, KK Bhasin and Michael Gradzielski

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:17

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    We have successfully synthesized bulk nanostructured Fe94.3B5.7 alloy using the one-step approach of a self-propagating high temperature synthesis (SHS) combining a rapid cooling technique. This method is conveni...

    Authors: Licai Fu, Jun Yang, Qinling Bi and Weimin Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:11

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanohole formation on an AlAs/GaAs superlattice gives insight to both the “drilling” effect of Ga droplets on AlAs as compared to GaAs and the hole-filling process. The shape and depth of the nanoholes formed ...

    Authors: KA Sablon, Zh M Wang, GJ Salamo, Lin Zhou and David J Smith

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:530

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  26. Content type: Nano Review

    The formation of tubular nanostructures normally requires layered, anisotropic, or pseudo-layered crystal structures, while inorganic compounds typically do not possess such structures, inorganic nanotubes thu...

    Authors: Chenglin Yan, Jun Liu, Fei Liu, Junshu Wu, Kun Gao and Dongfeng Xue

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:473

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we report that large area metal nanowire and polymer nanotube arrays were successfully patterned by photolithographic approach using anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) templates. Nanowires were produced...

    Authors: Xiaoru Li, Guojun Song, Zhi Peng, Xilin She, Jianjiang Li, Jin Sun, Di Zhou, Peidong Li and Zengjun Shao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:521

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    An innovative route is reported to fabricate nano-particles in aqueous solution from oxyfluoride glass by the thermal induction and corrosion treatment in this letter. The investigations of X-ray diffraction a...

    Authors: Hua Yu, Nan Hu, Ya-Nan Wang, Zi-Lan Wang, Zong-Song Gan and Li-Juan Zhao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:516

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:509

  29. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, we synthesized a novel type II cuprous sulfide (Cu2S)–indium sulfide (In2S3) heterostructure nanocrystals with matchstick-like morphology in pure dodecanethiol. The photovoltaic properties of the h...

    Authors: Aiwei Tang, Feng Teng, Yan Wang, Yanbing Hou, Wei Han, Luoxin Yi and Mingyuan Gao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:502

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    The WSe2nanorods were synthesized via solid-state reaction method and characterized by X-ray diffractometer, TEM, and HRTEM. The results indicated the WSe2compounds had rod-like structures with diameters of 10–50...

    Authors: Jinghai Yang, Haixia Yao, Yanqing Liu and Yongjun Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:481

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    A new method for preparing magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles coated by organic dye-doped silica shell was developed in this article. Iron oxide nanoparticles were first coated with dye-impregnated silica shell...

    Authors: Cuiling Ren, Jinhua Li, Qian Liu, Juan Ren, Xingguo Chen, Zhide Hu and Desheng Xue

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:496

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  32. Content type: Nano Ideas

    We present a systemic theoretical study of the electronic properties of the quantum dots inserted in quantum dot infrared photodetectors (QDIPs). The strain distribution of three different shaped quantum dots ...

    Authors: X-F Yang, X-S Chen, W Lu and Y Fu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:534

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    Pectin–ZnO nanocomposite was prepared in the aqueous solution condition at room temperature. The Fourier transform infrared, X-ray diffraction, and transmission electron microscope (TEM) measurements confirmed...

    Authors: L Shi and S Gunasekaran

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:491

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