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  1. Content type: Nano commentary

    This study aimed to improve the magnetofection of MG-63 osteoblasts by integrating the use of a novel uniform magnetic field with low molecular weight polyethylenimine modified superparamagnetic iron oxide nan...

    Authors: Chaode Cen, Jun Wu, Yong Zhang, Cong Luo, Lina Xie, Xin Zhang, Xiaolan Yang, Ming Li, Yang Bi, Tingyu Li and Tongchuan He

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:90

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    Highly branched metallic nanostructures, which possess a large amount of catalyst active sites and surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) hot spots owing to their large surface areas, multi-level branches, c...

    Authors: Zi-Qiang Cheng, Zhi-Wen Li, Jing-Han Xu, Rui Yao, Zong-Lin Li, Shan Liang, Guang-Ling Cheng, Yan-Hong Zhou, Xin Luo and Jiang Zhong

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:89

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    High electrochemical performance of asymmetric supercapacitor (ASC) depends on exquisite nanostructure design and synthesis of electrodes, including structural controllable design and synthesis of high theoret...

    Authors: Jijun Zhang, Zexiang Chen, Yan Wang, Xinyu Yan, Zhiyu Zhou and Huifang Lv

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:87

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, Ru-based RRAM devices with atomic layer deposited AlOy/HfOx functional layer were fabricated and studied. A negative differential resistance (NDR) behavior was observed during the voltage set proces...

    Authors: Yulin Feng, Peng Huang, Zheng Zhou, Xiangxiang Ding, Lifeng Liu, Xiaoyan Liu and Jinfeng Kang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:86

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    Hybrid MoS2/reduced graphene aerogels with rich micro-pore are fabricated through a hydrothermal method, followed by freeze-drying and annealing treatment. The porous structure could act as an electrode directly,...

    Authors: Yan Zhong, Tielin Shi, Yuanyuan Huang, Siyi Cheng, Chen Chen, Guanglan Liao and Zirong Tang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:85

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, the hierarchical tin oxide nanoflowers have been successfully synthesized via a simple hydrothermal method followed by calcination. The as-obtained samples were investigated as a kind of gas sens...

    Authors: Liming Song, Anatolii Lukianov, Denys Butenko, Haibo Li, Junkai Zhang, Ming Feng, Liying Liu, Duo Chen and N. I. Klyui

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:84

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, hafnium oxide (HfO2) thin films are deposited on p-type Si substrates by remote plasma atomic layer deposition on p-type Si at 250 °C, followed by a rapid thermal annealing in nitrogen. Effect of po...

    Authors: Xiao-Ying Zhang, Chia-Hsun Hsu, Shui-Yang Lien, Wan-Yu Wu, Sin-Liang Ou, Song-Yan Chen, Wei Huang, Wen-Zhang Zhu, Fei-Bing Xiong and Sam Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:83

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    Contrast to the polydisperse nanorods formed by common seed-mediated growth method without the presence of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) in seed solution, we successfully obtained silver nanoparticles ...

    Authors: Wenxiu Jin, Guorun Liang, Yuanzhi Zhong, Yongcong Yuan, Zhichao Jian, Zhixiong Wu and Wanzhong Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:81

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, a low leakage current ZrO2 was fabricated for sputter indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) thin-film transistor using direct inkjet-printing technology. Spin-coated and direct inkjet-printed ZrO2 were p...

    Authors: Wei Cai, Honglong Ning, Zhennan Zhu, Jinglin Wei, Shangxiong Zhou, Rihui Yao, Zhiqiang Fang, Xiuqi Huang, Xubing Lu and Junbiao Peng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:80

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    Up to date, the way in which metal nanoparticles are cleared in vivo has yet to be elucidated well. Herein, we report a novel intestinal goblet cell-mediated in vivo clearance pathway to remove metal nanoparti...

    Authors: Yanlei Liu, Kunlu Liu, Meng Yang, Yue Han, Qian Zhang, João Conde, Yuming Yang, Gabriel Alfranca, Yuxia Wang, Lijun Ma, Yingge Zhang, Jie Song, Yunxiang Pan, Jian Ni and Daxiang Cui

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:79

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    The effective synthesis and self-assembly of nanocomposites were of key importance for a broad range of nanomaterial applications. In this work, new carbon nanotube (CNT)-Cu2O nanocomposites were successfully syn...

    Authors: Yao Feng, Tifeng Jiao, Juanjuan Yin, Lun Zhang, Lexin Zhang, Jingxin Zhou and Qiuming Peng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:78

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    Poly-N-isopropyl acrylamide (PNIPAM) nanogels have been modified with different acrylic acid (AAc) contents for the efficient control of lower critical solution temperature (LCST). In this study, PNIPAM-co-AAc na...

    Authors: Yun Kyoung Kim, Eun-Joong Kim, Jae Hyun Lim, Heui Kyoung Cho, Woo Jin Hong, Hyang Hwa Jeon and Bong Geun Chung

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:77

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    For advanced Cu interconnect technology, Co films have been widely investigated to serve as the liner and seed layer replacement because of a better wettability to Cu than Ta. In this article, the Co films are...

    Authors: Bao Zhu, Zi-Jun Ding, Xiaohan Wu, Wen-Jun Liu, David Wei Zhang and Shi-Jin Ding

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:76

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanolayered Ta2O5-Al2O3 composite films were grown on n-type silicon by atomic layer deposition (ALD) within the overlapped ALD window of 220–270 °C. Moreover, post-annealing treatment was carried out to eliminat...

    Authors: Junpeng Li, Jianzhuo Wu, Junqing Liu and Jiaming Sun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:75

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    We theoretically investigate the strong coupling phenomenon between a quasi-single molecule and a plasmonic cavity based on the blue-detuned trapping system. The trapping system is made up of a metallic nanoho...

    Authors: Yunfei Zou, Gang Song, Rongzhen Jiao, Gaoyan Duan and Li Yu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:74

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  16. Content type: Nano Idea

    We theoretically investigate the nonlinear optical phenomena including optical bistability and four-wave mixing (FWM) process in a composite photonic-molecule cavity optomechanical system. The photonic-molecul...

    Authors: Hua-Jun Chen, Hong-Wei Wu, Jian-Yong Yang, Xue-Chao Li, Ya-Juan Sun and Yuan Peng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:73

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) films possess multifunctional ability for piezo/pyro/ferroelectronic applications. One critical challenge of the traditional techniques is the complicated fabrication process for...

    Authors: Yuming Wu, Xiaosong Du, Ruoyao Gao, Jimeng Li, Weizhi Li, He Yu, Zhi Jiang, Zhidong Wang and Huiling Tai

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:72

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    How to fabricate scale low-cost microfluidic device for detection of biomarkers owns a great requirement. Herein, it is for the first time reported that a new microfluidic device based on bonding polydimethyls...

    Authors: Shouhui Chen, Zhihua Wang, Xinyuan Cui, Linlei Jiang, Yuee Zhi, Xianting Ding, Zhihong Nie, Pei Zhou and Daxiang Cui

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:71

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    Colored solar cells (SCs) are highly useful for applications in esthetic building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs). However, the theoretical designs mostly focus on the color quality with rarely addressing the...

    Authors: Jun Du, Yidan An, Cheng Zhang, Canyan Zhu, Xiaofeng Li and Dong Ma

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:70

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanomembranes/graphene aerogel (GAZ) composites were successfully fabricated via atomic layer deposition (ALD). The composition of GAZ composites can be controlled by changing the number of AL...

    Authors: Dingrun Wang, Yalan Li, Yuting Zhao, Qinglei Guo, Siwei Yang, Guqiao Ding, YongFeng Mei and Gaoshan Huang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:69

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  21. Content type: Nano Idea

    Nanoscale tungsten (W) powder is used in some special materials. In this study, a hollow superstructure W powder consisting of nanoparticles was synthesized by spray drying combined with two-step calcination f...

    Authors: Panchao Zhao, Wei Yi, Qigao Cao, Bosheng Zhang, Kunkun Chen, Rui Dang and Jialin Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:68

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    Integrating multiple tumor therapy functions into one nanoplatform has been a new tumor therapy strategy in recent years. Herein, a dual-modality therapy agent consisting of molybdenum selenide nanodots (MoSe2 ND...

    Authors: Feng Qi and Ruizhen Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:67

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) and polyaniline (PANI) electrodes were decorated with multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on the basis of a facial hydrothermal and in situ polymerization methods and served in the ...

    Authors: Bing Cheng, Renzhi Cheng, Furui Tan, Xiansheng Liu, Jinghao Huo and Gentian Yue

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:66

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    This study examined the characteristics of small molecular structure nano-graphene in a dynamic hierarchical self-assembly and found that graphene is rearranged under its own pressure during dynamic aggregatio...

    Authors: Dawei He, Fuyan Xiao, Zhou Wang, Aolin He, Ruijiang Liu and Guofan Jin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:65

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    Various kinds of structure designs have been proposed to achieve the multiple-band metamaterial absorbers. However, the discrete distance of adjacent frequencies of multiple absorbers is considerably large, wh...

    Authors: Ben-Xin Wang, Chao Tang, Qingshan Niu, Yuanhao He and Tao Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:64

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  26. Content type: Nano Express

    Surfactant-free and low Au loading Cu2O@Au and Au hollow cubes, based on electrodeposited Cu2O cubes as sacrificed templates, were prepared by means of a galvanic replacement reaction (GRR). The electrocatalytica...

    Authors: Wei Tan, Bo Cao, Wenqiu Xiao, Min Zhang, Shoushan Wang, Shilei Xie, Dong Xie, Faliang Cheng, Qingquan Guo and Peng Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:63

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    By reaction of PbC2O4 and TiO2 in the eutectic NaCl-KCl salts, both sphere- and rod-like PbTiO3 (PTO) powders were synthesized via molten salt synthesis (MSS) and template MSS methods, respectively. X-ray diffrac...

    Authors: Qing Ji, Piaojie Xue, Heng Wu, Zhipeng Pei and Xinhua Zhu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:62

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    Conventional anticancer chemotherapy is limited because of severe side effects as well as a quickly evolving multidrug resistance of the tumor cells. To address this problem, we have explored a C60 fullerene-base...

    Authors: Anna Grebinyk, Svitlana Prylutska, Sergii Grebinyk, Yuriy Prylutskyy, Uwe Ritter, Olga Matyshevska, Thomas Dandekar and Marcus Frohme

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:61

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:91

  29. Content type: Nano Express

    In the present work, polyaniline and CeO2 co-decorated TiO2 nanotube arrays (PANI/CeO2/TiO2 NTAs) were facilely prepared by an electrochemical method. The as-prepared materials were characterized by scanning elec...

    Authors: Chunmao Chen, Danchen Zhao, Qingxiang Zhou, Yalin Wu, Xianqi Zhou and Hongyuan Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:60

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    The two-dimensional (2D) layered material MoS2 has attracted numerous attentions for electronics and optoelectronics applications. In this work, a novel type of MoS2-doped sol-gel glass composite material is prep...

    Authors: Lu Li, Ruidong Lv, Zhendong Chen, Jiang Wang, Sicong Liu, Wei Ren and Yonggang Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:59

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    The aim of this study is to fabricate drug-eluting gastrointestinal (GI) stent using reactive oxygen species (ROS)-sensitive nanofiber mats for treatment of cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) cell. A ROS-producing agent...

    Authors: Hyung Ha Jang, Su Bum Park, Jeong Sup Hong, Hye Lim Lee, Yeon Hui Song, Jungsoo Kim, Yun Hye Jung, Chan Kim, Doo-Man Kim, Sang Eun Lee, Young-Il Jeong and Dae Hwan Kang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:58

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  32. Content type: Nano commentary

    In this work, we synthesized Sm2O3/ZnO/SmFeO3 microspheres by a hydrothermal method combined with microwave assistance to serve as a methanol gas sensor. We investigated the effect on the microstructure at differ...

    Authors: Kun Li, Yinzhen Wu, Mingpeng Chen, Qian Rong, Zhongqi Zhu, Qingju Liu and Jin Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:57

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    This paper presents a biodegradation study conducted for 90 days under standardized controlled composting conditions of poly (lactic acid) (PLA) filled with functionalized anatase-titania nanofiller (PLA/TiO2 nan...

    Authors: Yanbing Luo, Zicong Lin and Gang Guo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:56

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  34. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we report the successful growth of high-quality SiO2 films by low-temperature plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition using an oxidant which is compatible with moisture/oxygen sensitive materials. T...

    Authors: Zhen Zhu, Perttu Sippola, Oili M. E. Ylivaara, Chiara Modanese, Marisa Di Sabatino, Kenichiro Mizohata, Saoussen Merdes, Harri Lipsanen and Hele Savin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:55

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  35. Content type: Nano Express

    Bacterial microcompartments (BMCs) are proteinaceous self-assembling organelles that are widespread among the prokaryotic kingdom. By segmenting key metabolic enzymes and pathways using a polyhedral shell, BMC...

    Authors: Matthew Faulkner, Long-Sheng Zhao, Steve Barrett and Lu-Ning Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:54

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  36. Content type: Nano Express

    For metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitors applicated in the fields of RF, DRAM, and analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits, a high capacitance density is imperative with the downscaling of the device feature...

    Authors: Bao Zhu, Xiaohan Wu, Wen-Jun Liu, Shi-Jin Ding, David Wei Zhang and Zhongyong Fan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:53

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  37. Content type: Nano Express

    The aim of this study was to synthesize, characterize, and observe the catalytic activity of Pd1Au1 supported by vapor-grown carbon nanofiber (VGCNF) anode catalyst prepared via the chemical reduction method. The...

    Authors: N. Yahya, S. K. Kamarudin, N. A. Karim, S. Basri and A. M. Zanoodin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:52

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  38. Content type: Nano Express

    With Moore’s law closing to its physical limit, traditional von Neumann architecture is facing a challenge. It is expected that the computing in-memory architecture-based resistive random access memory (RRAM) ...

    Authors: Zhen-Yu He, Tian-Yu Wang, Lin Chen, Hao Zhu, Qing-Qing Sun, Shi-Jin Ding and David Wei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:51

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  39. Content type: Nano Express

    Hollow and heterostructured architectures are recognized as an effective approach to improve photocatalytic performance. In this work, ternary TiO2/CdTe/BiOI with hollow structure was constructed via a step-by-st...

    Authors: Xiaofei Qu, Meihua Liu, Longfei Li, Chunqi Wang, Cuihua Zeng, Jianhuang Liu, Liang Shi and Fanglin Du

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:50

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  40. Content type: Nano Express

    Nowadays, determination of the iron ions with high sensitivity and selectivity with novel methods becomes a matter of urgency for monitoring healthy body and environment. In this paper, for the first time, we ...

    Authors: Zong-Min Ma, Xing-Sheng Wu, Dou-Dou Zheng, Jiu-Yan Wei, Yan-Na Xie, Yun-Bo Shi, Kun Huang, Xiao-Ming Zhang and Jun Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:49

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  41. Content type: Nano Express

    Optical absorbers have received a significant amount of attention due to their wide range of applications in biomedical sensing, solar cell, photon detection, and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. However, ...

    Authors: Xiyu Long, Weisheng Yue, Yarong Su, Weidong Chen and Ling Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:48

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  42. Content type: Nano Express

    Hemin is a potent iron supplement. A major limitation of the applicability of hemin is its extremely low aqueous solubility and bioavailability. The aim of this work is to prepare hemin nanoparticles with impr...

    Authors: Jie Yang, Liu Xiong, Man Li, Junxia Xiao, Xin Geng, Baowei Wang and Qingjie Sun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:47

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  43. Content type: Nano Express

    We propose and investigate a wide-angle and high-efficiency absorber by using the void plasmon (VP) effect in a Fabry–Perot (FP)-like system, which consists of a perforated metal film and a ground metal plane ...

    Authors: Shiwei Shu, Chengping Huang, Meng Zhang and Yan Yan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:46

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  44. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we demonstrated the direct growth of GaN nanowires on indium tin oxide (ITO)-coated fused silica substrate. The nanowires were grown catalyst-free using plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy (PA...

    Authors: Aditya Prabaswara, Jung-Wook Min, Ram Chandra Subedi, Malleswararao Tangi, Jorge A. Holguin-Lerma, Chao Zhao, Davide Priante, Tien Khee Ng and Boon S. Ooi

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:45

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  45. Content type: Nano Idea

    A novel high-performance rectangular gate U channel FET (RGUC FET) for extreme integrated distance between source and drain contacts is proposed in this paper. The RGUC FET represents nearly ideal subthreshold...

    Authors: Xi Liu, Zhengliang Xia, Xiaoshi Jin and Jong-Ho Lee

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:43

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  46. Content type: Nano Express

    Novel two-component gel systems based on aliphatic acid–hydroxy/base interaction were developed as smart materials for environmental remediation. The G1-A16 gelator could be used directly as a powder form to sele...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Jiahui Liu, Ciqing Tong, Shipeng Chen, Baohao Zhang, Bao Zhang and Jian Song

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:42

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  47. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we investigate the optical properties of InAs quantum dots (QDs) capped with composite In0.15Al0.85As/GaAs0.85Sb0.15 strain-reducing layers (SRLs) by means of high-resolution X-ray diffraction (HRXR...

    Authors: A. Salhi, S. Alshaibani, Y. Alaskar, H. Albrithen, A. Albadri, A. Alyamani and M. Missous

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:41

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  48. Content type: Nano Express

    Vertical GaN Schottky barrier diodes (SBDs) were fabricated on Ge-doped free-standing GaN substrates. The crystal quality of the SBDs was characterized by cathode luminescence measurement, and the dislocation ...

    Authors: Hong Gu, Feifei Tian, Chunyu Zhang, Ke Xu, Jiale Wang, Yong Chen, Xuanhua Deng and Xinke Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:40

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