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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. In this work, the adsorption and sensing behaviors of Rh-doped MoTe2 (Rh-MoTe2) monolayer upon SO2, SOF2, and SO2F2 are investigated using first-principles theory, wherein the Rh doping behavior on the pure MoTe2

    Authors: Hongliang Zhu, Hao Cui, Dan He, Ziwen Cui and Xiang Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:129

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  19. 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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  20. Carrier transport behavior in the perovskite light absorption layer significantly impacts the performance of perovskite solar cells (PSCs). In this work, reduced carrier recombination losses were achieved by t...

    Authors: Gaozhu Wu, Qing Zhu, Teng Zhang, Ziqi Zou, Weiping Wang, Yiyan Cao, Lijing Kong, Xuanli Zheng, Yaping Wu, Xu Li, Zhiming Wu and Junyong Kang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:127

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  21. High-quality CH3NH3PbI 3−xClx (MAPIC) films were prepared using potassium chloride (KCl) as an additive on indium tin oxide (ITO)-coated glass substrates using a simple one-step and low-temperature solution react...

    Authors: Fengzhen Lv, Kang Ling, Tingting Zhong, Fuchi Liu, Xiaoguang Liang, Changming Zhu, Jun Liu and Wenjie Kong

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:126

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  22. Three kinds of Al flyer plates with different nanostructured absorption layers were in situ prepared by a direct laser writing technology to improve the energy conversion efficiency in a laser-driven flyer ass...

    Authors: Liang Wang, Yichao Yan, Xiangbo Ji, Wanli Zhang, Hongchuan Jiang, Wenzhi Qin, Yao Wang and Duo Tang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:125

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  23. Graphene has been demonstrated to be a promising material for optoelectronics and photodetection devices because of its ultra-broadband optical absorption and high carrier mobility. However, its integration wi...

    Authors: Juan Yu, Jiahong Zhong, Xiaofei Kuang, Cheng Zeng, Lingkai Cao, Yanping Liu and Zongwen Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:124

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  24. An enzyme-responsive colon-specific delivery system was developed based on hollow mesoporous silica spheres (HMSS) to which biodegradable chitosan (CS) was attached via cleavable azo bonds (HMSS–N=N–CS). Doxor...

    Authors: Defu Cai, Cuiyan Han, Chang Liu, Xiaoxing Ma, Jiayi Qian, Jianwen Zhou, Yue Li, Yiming Sun, Changting Zhang and Wenquan Zhu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:123

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  25. The distribution of alloyed atoms in semiconductors often deviates from a random distribution which can have significant effects on the properties of the materials. In this study, scanning transmission electro...

    Authors: Tadas Paulauskas, Vaidas Pačebutas, Renata Butkutė, Bronislovas Čechavičius, Arnas Naujokaitis, Mindaugas Kamarauskas, Martynas Skapas, Jan Devenson, Mária Čaplovičová, Viliam Vretenár, Xiaoyan Li, Mathieu Kociak and Arūnas Krotkus

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:121

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  26. This paper investigates the impacts of post-rapid thermal anneal (RTA) and thickness of ZrO2 on the polarization P and electrical characteristics of TaN/ZrO2/Ge capacitors and FeFETs, respectively. After the RTA ...

    Authors: Huan Liu, Yue Peng, Genquan Han, Yan Liu, Ni Zhong, Chungang Duan and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:120

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  27. Acquiring the optimum growth conditions of Ti-Al-N films, the effects of gas atmosphere, especially the reactive plasma on the material microstructures, and mechanical properties are still a fundamental and im...

    Authors: Dongke Li, Lixia Xia, Lian Yan, Yunqing Cao, Zhangyin Zhai and Guibin Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:119

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  28. Quantum dots (QDs) as emerging light-converting materials show the advantage of enhancing color quality of white light-emitting diode (WLED). However, WLEDs employing narrow-emitting monochromic QDs usually pr...

    Authors: Xiaoyue Hu, Yangyang Xie, Chong Geng, Shu Xu and Wengang Bi

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:118

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  29. Bimetallic nanomaterials, which exhibit a combination of the properties associated with two different metals, have enabled innovative applications in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Here, we introduce the fabr...

    Authors: Zi-Qiang Cheng, Zhi-Wen Li, Rui Yao, Kuang-Wei Xiong, Guang-Ling Cheng, Yan-Hong Zhou, Xin Luo and Zhi-Min Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:117

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  30. Liver cancer is one of the most common malignancies worldwide. The RAF kinase inhibitors are effective in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC); therefore, inhibition of the BRAF/MEK/ERK pathway has ...

    Authors: Yanling Liu, Manman Tan, Yujuan Zhang, Wei Huang, Liangliang Min, Shanshan Peng, Keng Yuan, Li Qiu and Weiping Min

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:116

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  31. The unique physicochemical characteristics of nanoparticles have recently gained increasing attention in a diverse set of applications, particularly in the biomedical field. However, concerns about the potenti...

    Authors: Zhongjie Yu, Qi Li, Jing Wang, Yali Yu, Yin Wang, Qihui Zhou and Peifeng Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:115

    Content type: Nano Review

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  32. In this work, AlGaN double channel heterostructure is proposed and grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD), and high-performance AlGaN double channel high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs)...

    Authors: Yachao Zhang, Yifan Li, Jia Wang, Yiming Shen, Lin Du, Yao Li, Zhizhe Wang, Shengrui Xu, Jincheng Zhang and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:114

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  33. Malignant melanoma is a highly aggressive skin cancer responsible for 80% of mortality, and the overall median survival in patients with metastatic melanoma is only 6–9 months. Combination treatment through th...

    Authors: Chenyang Li and Xiuping Han

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:113

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  34. Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) as energy supply and storage systems have been widely used in electronics, electric vehicles, and utility grids. However, there is an increasing demand to enhance the energy density...

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

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:112

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  35. The stability issue of LiCoO2 cycled at high voltages is one of the burning questions for the development of lithium ion batteries with high energy density and long cycling life. Although it is effective to impro...

    Authors: Shipai Song, Xiang Peng, Kai Huang, Hao Zhang, Fang Wu, Yong Xiang and Xiaokun Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:110

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  36. The rutile SnxTi1−xO2 (x = 0, 0.33, 0.5, 0.67, 1) solid solution was synthesized by a one-step hydrothermal method, in which tetrabutyl titanate and Tin (IV) chloride pentahydrate were used as raw materials. A se...

    Authors: Li Fan, Qi Sun, Wei Zheng, Qinyuan Tang, Ting Zhang and Mengkui Tian

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:109

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  37. Steering the crystallization of two-dimensional (2D) perovskite film is an important strategy to improve the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of 2D perovskite solar cells (PVSCs). In this paper, the deionized...

    Authors: Ziji Liu, Hualin Zheng, Detao Liu, Zhiqing Liang, Wenyao Yang, Hao Chen, Long Ji, Shihao Yuan, Yiding Gu and Shibin Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:108

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  38. Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are currently the most important energy storage system. Separators in the battery play a critical role in terms of the rate capability, cycle life, and safe operation. However, com...

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

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:107

    Content type: Nano Idea

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  39. LiNbO3 (LN) crystal has been widely used as a pyroelectric material due to its spontaneous electric polarization, which could be recharged easily and can directly convert heat energy into electricity. LN crystal’...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Hua Kang, Yixuan Lin, Li Guan, Hüsnü Aslan, Meining Zhang, Lin Niu and Mingdong Dong

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:106

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  40. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) refers to the enlargement of the lower artery of the abdominal aorta, and identification of an early detection tool is urgently needed for diagnosis. In the current study, an in...

    Authors: Bei Lu, Leiting Liu, Jingrui Wang, Yuan Chen, Zhijiang Li, Subash C. B. Gopinath, Thangavel Lakshmipriya and Zongwei Huo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:105

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  41. In this paper, an improved self-biased bandgap reference (BGR) with high power supply rejection ratio (PSRR) is presented. An operational amplifier constructing feedback loop is multiplexed with the generation...

    Authors: Yue Shi, Shilei Li, Jianwen Cao, Zekun Zhou and Weiwei Ling

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:104

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  42. Hydrogen is a clean energy with high efficiency, while the storage and transport problems still prevent its extensive use. Because of the large specific surface area and unique electronic structure, two-dimens...

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

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:102

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  43. In this study, we have surface-functionalized PEGylated-nanoliposomal doxorubicin (DOX) with anti-EpCAM (epithelial cell adhesion molecule) aptamer via post-insertion of anti-EpCAM aptamer-conjugated DSPE-mPEG200...

    Authors: Mohammad Mashreghi, Parvin Zamani, Seyedeh Alia Moosavian and Mahmoud Reza Jaafari

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:101

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  44. Effects of post annealing on the physical and electrical properties of solar-blind polycrystalline gallium oxide (Ga2O3) ultraviolet photodetectors on the sapphire substrate are investigated. The grain size of po...

    Authors: Haodong Hu, Yuchen Liu, Genquan Han, Cizhe Fang, Yanfang Zhang, Huan Liu, Yibo Wang, Yan Liu, Jiandong Ye and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:100

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  45. We successfully prepared water-soluble fullerenol [C60(OH)46] that exhibited a high singlet oxygen quantum yield and efficiently generated reactive oxygen species. Additionally, the water-soluble C60(OH)46 with a...

    Authors: Wen-Shuo Kuo, Jiu-Yao Wang, Chia-Yuan Chang, Jui-Chang Liu, Yu-Ting Shao, Yen-Sung Lin, Edmund Cheung So and Ping-Ching Wu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:99

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  46. With the increasing demand for small-scale photodetector devices, quantum dot–based infrared photodetectors have attracted more and more attention in the past decades. In this work, periodic metal nanohole arr...

    Authors: Hongmei Liu, Yongqiang Kang, Tianhua Meng, Cuifeng Tian and Guodong Wei

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 15:98

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