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  1. Content type: Nano Idea

    In the current study, we developed resveratrol (RES)-loaded solid lipid nanoparticle (SLN-RES) in order to improve insulin resistance through the upregulation of SNARE protein complex in rats with type 2 diabe...

    Authors: Roohollah Mohseni, Zahra ArabSadeghabadi, Nasrin Ziamajidi, Roghayeh Abbasalipourkabir and Azam RezaeiFarimani

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:227

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    We report chemical in situ deposition of conducting polymer poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) on reduced graphene oxide (rGO) nanosheets through a simple hydrothermal polymerization method. The functio...

    Authors: Shiyuan Li, Yan Chen, Xin He, Xiling Mao, Yujiu Zhou, Jianhua Xu and Yajie Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:226

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    Bufalin, derived from Venenum Bufonis, exerts antitumor effects but has low bioavailability and adverse effects when administered as a single agent. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the physical and chem...

    Authors: Jiani Yuan, Cheng Zeng, Wei Cao, Xuanxuan Zhou, Yang Pan, Yanhua Xie, Yifang Zhang, Qian Yang and Siwang Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:223

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Developing an enhanced diagnosis using biosensors is important for the treatment of patients before disease complications arise. Improving biosensors would enable the detection of various low-abundance disease...

    Authors: Shikui Guo, Thangavel Lakshmipriya, Subash C. B. Gopinath, Periasamy Anbu and Yaoyu Feng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:222

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    As typical electrode materials for supercapacitors, low specific capacitance and insufficient cycling stability of transition metal oxides (TMOs) are still the problems that need to be solved. Design of core-s...

    Authors: Enmin Zhou, Liangliang Tian, Zhengfu Cheng and Chunping Fu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:221

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  6. Content type: Nano Review

    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have attracted significant interest due to their unique combination of properties including high mechanical strength, large aspect ratios, high surface area, distinct optical characteri...

    Authors: Anusha Venkataraman, Eberechukwu Victoria Amadi, Yingduo Chen and Chris Papadopoulos

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:220

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    Sulfur, nitrogen co-doped graphene quantum dots (S, N-GQDs) with high crystallinity were obtained by a top-down strategy. The as-prepared S, N-GQDs were investigated and the results indicate that S, N-GQDs exh...

    Authors: Zhong Ouyang, Yun Lei, Yunpeng Chen, Zheng Zhang, Zicong Jiang, Jiaxin Hu and Yuanyuan Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:219

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    The nanosheet stacking phenomenon in graphene thin films significantly deteriorates their gas-sensing performance. This nanosheet stacking issue should be solved and reduced to enhance the gas detection sensit...

    Authors: Ming Yang, Yanyan Wang, Lei Dong, Zhiyong Xu, Yanhua Liu, Nantao Hu, Eric Siu-Wai Kong, Jiang Zhao and Changsi Peng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:218

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Unmethylated CpG oligodeoxynucleotides are potent immunostimulatory motifs in activating both innate and acquired immune system by inducing Th1 type antigen-specific T cell responses, but their instability in ...

    Authors: Jiana Jiang, Xianming Kong, Yuexia Xie, Hanbing Zou, Qianyun Tang, Ding Ma, Xue Zhao, Xiaozhen He, Anyue Xia and Peifeng Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:217

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    In this report, comparative investigation of photoluminescence (PL) characteristics of CdS nanobelts (NBs) and nanowires (NWs) is presented. At low temperatures, emissions originate from radiative recombinatio...

    Authors: Xian Gao, Guotao Pang, Zhenhua Ni and Rui Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:216

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    CuS nanoflowers were loaded on anatase TiO2/polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) fibers by hydrothermal treated electrospun tetrabutyl orthotitanate (TBOT)/PVDF fibers at low temperature. The results indicated that the...

    Authors: Zhi-Guang Zhang, Hui Liu, Yu-Qian Cui, Min Dong, Qing-Hao Li, Xiao-Xiong Wang, Seeram Ramakrishna and Yun-Ze Long

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:215

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    The decreasing pixel size of digital image sensors for high-resolution imaging brings a great challenge for the matching color filters. Currently, the conventional dye color filters with pixel size of several ...

    Authors: Jiancun Zhao, Xiaochang Yu, Kui Zhou, Xiaoming Yang and Yiting Yu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:214

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, three-dimensional (3D) CoMoSe4 nanosheet arrays on network fibers of a carbon cloth denoted as CoMoSe4@C converted directly from CoMoO4 nanosheet arrays prepared by a hydrothermal process followed b...

    Authors: Shan Zhang, Yuanfei Ai, Shu-Chi Wu, Hsiang-Ju Liao, Teng-Yu Su, Jyun-Hong Chen, Chuan-Hsun Wang, Ling Lee, Yu-Ze Chen, Binbin Xu, Shin-Yi Tang, Ding Chou Wu, Shao-Shin Lee, Jun Yin, Jing Li, Junyong Kang…

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:213

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  14. Content type: Nano Commentary

    In this study, we fabricate uniform silicon nanowire (SiNW) arrays on 6-inch mono- and multi-crystalline wafers by employing the improved solution-processed metal-assisted chemical etching (MacEtch) method. Fu...

    Authors: Chen-Chih Hsueh, Subramani Thiyagu, Chien-Ting Liu, Hong-Jhang Syu, Song-Ting Yang and Ching-Fuh Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:212

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    A subcellular organelle-targeted delivery of anti-cancer drugs is a promising strategy to maximize the anti-cancer effects and minimize the adverse effects. Herein, we prepared a mitochondria-targeted drug del...

    Authors: Sen Xiang, Kaifang Zhang, Guanghua Yang, Dongdong Gao, Chen Zeng and Miao He

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:211

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    Understanding nanoparticle growth mechanisms is crucial for the synthesis of nanocrystals with desired biological and chemical properties. Growth of nanocrystals by oriented attachment (OA) is frequently repor...

    Authors: Dingding Cao, Sheng Gong, Xugang Shu, Dandan Zhu and Shengli Liang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:210

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  17. Content type: Nano Review

    Fibers are ubiquitous and usually passive. Optoelectronics realized in a fiber could revolutionize multiple application areas, including biosynthetic and wearable electronics, environmental sensing, and energy...

    Authors: Camila Faccini de Lima, Louis A. van der Elst, Veda Narayana Koraganji, Mengxin Zheng, Merve Gokce Kurtoglu and Alexander Gumennik

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:209

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    Hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites (HOIPs) exhibit long electronic carrier diffusion length, high optical absorption coefficient, and impressive photovoltaic device performance. At the core of any optoelectr...

    Authors: Dan Shan, Guoqing Tong, Yunqing Cao, Mingjun Tang, Jun Xu, Linwei Yu and Kunji Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:208

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    Applications of graphene as transparent conductive electrodes (TCE) have been hindered either by high cost of single crystal graphene or balance between transparency and sheet resistance of polycrystalline gra...

    Authors: Yining Jiang, Liang Gao, Xiaohan Wang, Wentao Dai, Jiang Wu, Xiao Dai and Guifu Zou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:207

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    Effect of interface roughness of quantum wells, non-intentional doping, and alloy disorder on performance of GaN-based terahertz quantum cascade lasers (QCL) has been investigated by the formalism of nonequili...

    Authors: Junyan Cheng, Patrick Quach, Ding Wang, Fang Liu, Shangfeng Liu, Liuyun Yang, Huapeng Liu, Bo Shen, Yuzhen Tong and Xinqiang Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:206

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    We report on the fabrication of flexible photocatalytic paper comprised of Cu2O and Ag nanoparticle (NP)-decorated ZnO nanorods (NRs) and its application in visible light photodegradation of organic dye. ZnO NRs ...

    Authors: Cheng-En Tsai, Shang-Ming Yeh, Chien-Hua Chen and Heh-Nan Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:204

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, a synthetical study of the composite Ag3PO4/TiO2 photocatalyst, synthesized by simple two-step method, is carried out. Supplementary characterization tools such as X-ray diffraction, scanning elect...

    Authors: Wenhui Liu, Dengdeng Liu, Kun Wang, Xiaodan Yang, Shuangqi Hu and Lishuang Hu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:203

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    We demonstrate the broadband visible organic photodetectors (OPDs) by introducing a non-fullerene acceptor of 3,9-bis(2-methylene-(3-(1,1dicyanomethylene)-indanone))-5,5,11,11-tetrakis(4-hexylphenyl)-dithieno[...

    Authors: Genjie Yang, Zijun Wang, Yuxiang Duan, Dan Zhao and Junsheng Yu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:201

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    Combining anticancer drugs with inorganic nanocrystals to construct multifunctional hybrid nanostructures has become a powerful tool for cancer treatment and tumor suppression. However, it remains a critical c...

    Authors: Junwei Zhao, Xiang Li, Xin Wang and Xin Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:200

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    A PdO/CeO2 composite with a rod-like nanoporous skeletal structure was prepared by combining the dealloying of Al-Ce-Pd alloy ribbons with calcination. For CO oxidation and CH4 combustion, the nanoporous PdO/CeO2

    Authors: Dong Duan, Chunxi Hao, Liqun Wang, Wenyu Shi, Haiyang Wang, Gege He, Lumei Gao and Zhanbo Sun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:199

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  26. Content type: Nano Express

    Copper indium sulfide quantum dots (CuInS2 QDs) were incorporated into a nanocrystalline TiO2 film by using spin coating-assisted successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction process to fabricate CuInS2 QD-sens...

    Authors: Bowen Fu, Chong Deng and Lin Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:198

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    Highly conductive ink with low sintering temperature is important for printed electronics on paper substrate. Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) of different average radii ranging from 48 to 176 nm were synthesized...

    Authors: Lixin Mo, Zhenxin Guo, Zhenguo Wang, Li Yang, Yi Fang, Zhiqing Xin, Xiu Li, Yinjie Chen, Meijuan Cao, Qingqing Zhang and Luhai Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:197

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    Silicon has great potential as an anode material for high-performance lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). This work reports a facile, high-yield, and scalable approach to prepare nanoporous silicon, in which commerc...

    Authors: Fei Wang, Baoxun Zhao, Wenwen Zi and Hongbin Du

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:196

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  29. Content type: Nano Express

    Understanding and manipulation of surface impedance in graphene hybrid structure is a significant issue for applications of graphene-based optoelectronics devices. In order to achieve this purpose in the terah...

    Authors: Han Xiong, Ming-Chun Tang, Yue-Hong Peng, Yuan-Hong Zhong and Xiao-Heng Tan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:194

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    Small interfering RNA (siRNA)-based gene therapy has provided an alternative strategy for cancer therapy. One of the key components within gene therapy process is the delivery system. As a novel non-viral gene...

    Authors: Yongping Lu, Lei Zhong, Zhongliang Jiang, Haixia Pan, Yuanfa Zhang, Guonian Zhu, Lan Bai, Rongsheng Tong, Jianyou Shi and Xingmei Duan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:193

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, we proposed and experimentally demonstrated a high breakdown voltage (BV) and low dynamic ON-resistance (RON, D) AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) by implanting fluorine ions in th...

    Authors: Chao Yang, Xiaorong Luo, Tao Sun, Anbang Zhang, Dongfa Ouyang, Siyu Deng, Jie Wei and Bo Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:191

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  32. Content type: Nano Review

    Luminescent materials are of worldwide interest because of their unique optical properties. Silica, which is transparent to light, is an ideal matrix for luminescent materials. Luminescent silica nanoparticles...

    Authors: Lei Li, Wei Wang, Jianguo Tang, Yao Wang, Jixian Liu, Linjun Huang, Yanxin Wang, Fengxiang Guo, Jiuxing Wang, Wenfei Shen and Laurence A. Belfiore

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:190

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    Cortisol, a steroid hormone, is secreted by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system. It is a well-known biomarker of psychological stress and is hence known as the “stress hormone.” If cortisol overexpressio...

    Authors: Xinke Liu, Sanford P. C. Hsu, Wai-Ching Liu, Yi-Min Wang, Xinrui Liu, Ching-Shu Lo, Yu-Chien Lin, Sasza Chyntara Nabilla, Zhiwen Li, Yuehua Hong, Chingpo Lin, Yunqian Li, Gang Zhao and Ren-Jei Chung

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:189

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  34. Content type: Nano Review

    Medicine is constantly looking for new and improved treatments for diseases, which need to have a high efficacy and be cost-effective, creating a large demand on scientific research to discover such new treatm...

    Authors: Simon D. Anderson, Vanessa V. Gwenin and Christopher D. Gwenin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:188

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  35. Content type: Nano Express

    Light manipulation has drawn great attention in photodetectors towards the specific applications with broadband or spectra-selective enhancement in photo-responsivity or conversion efficiency. In this work, a ...

    Authors: Anni Ying, Lian Liu, Zhongyuan Xu, Chunquan Zhang, Ruihao Chen, Tiangui You, Xin Ou, Dongxue Liang, Wei Chen, Jun Yin, Jing Li and Junyong Kang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:187

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  36. Content type: Nano Express

    Photothermal therapy (PTT) that utilizes phSUPPotothermal conversion agents (PTC) to ablate tumor under NIR light irradiation has attracted increasing attention due to its excellent therapeutic efficacy and im...

    Authors: Yefei Tian and Miao Lei

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:186

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  37. Content type: Nano Express

    A combination of in situ electrical and grazing-incidence X-ray diffraction (GIXD) is a powerful tool for studies of correlations between the microstructure and charge transport in thin organic films. The info...

    Authors: Eduard Mikayelyan, Linda Grodd, Viachaslau Ksianzou, Daniel Wesner, Alexander I. Rodygin, Holger Schönherr, Yuriy N. Luponosov, Sergei A. Ponomarenko, Dimitri A. Ivanov, Ullrich Pietsch and Souren Grigorian

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:185

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  38. Content type: Nano Express

    The refractive index of AlN has a direct influence on AlGaN-based deep ultraviolet optoelectronic devices, such as the external quantum efficiency of light-emitting devices. Revealing the dependence of the ref...

    Authors: Jianwei Ben, Xiaojuan Sun, Yuping Jia, Ke Jiang, Zhiming Shi, You Wu, Cuihong Kai, Yong Wang, Xuguang Luo, Zhe Chuan Feng and Dabing Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:184

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  39. Content type: Nano Express

    Flexible pressure sensors (FPS) have shown wide applications in artificial robotics, wearable devices, electronic skins, and biomedical systems; however, complicated procedures like micromachining and micromol...

    Authors: Weizhi Li, Li Xiong, Yueming Pu, Yong Quan and Shibin Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:183

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  40. Content type: Nano Express

    This study proposes a novel direct-lit mini-chip-scale packaged light-emitting diode (mini-CSPLED) backlight unit (BLU) that used quantum dot (QD) film, diffusion plate, and two prism films to improve brightne...

    Authors: Lung-Chien Chen, Ching-Ho Tien, De-Fu Chen, Zhi-Ting Ye and Hao-Chung Kuo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:182

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  41. Content type: Nano Express

    The effect of nitridation treatment on the band alignment between few-layer MoS2 and HfO2 has been investigated by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. The valence (conduction) band offsets of MoS2/HfO2 with and wit...

    Authors: Ya-Wei Huan, Wen-Jun Liu, Xiao-Bing Tang, Xiao-Yong Xue, Xiao-Lei Wang, Qing-Qing Sun and Shi-Jin Ding

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:181

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  42. Content type: Nano Express

    The prevalent use of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) has increased our exposure to these particles. The current available analytical techniques fail to simultaneously quantify and analyze the physical properti...

    Authors: Takuya Ishizaka, Kazuya Nagano, Ikkei Tasaki, Hong Tao, Jian-Qing Gao, Kazuo Harada, Kazumasa Hirata, Shigeru Saito, Hirofumi Tsujino, Kazuma Higashisaka and Yasuo Tsutsumi

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:180

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  43. Content type: Nano Express

    To realize feasible band structure engineering and hence enhanced luminescence efficiency, InGaNBi is an attractive alloy which may be exploited in photonic devices of visible light and mid-infrared. In presen...

    Authors: Dan Liang, Pengfei Zhu, Lihong Han, Tao Zhang, Yang Li, Shanjun Li, Shumin Wang and Pengfei Lu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:178

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  44. Content type: Nano Express

    Non-volatile memory (NVM) will play a very important role in the next-generation digital technologies, including the Internet of things. The metal-oxide memristors, especially based on HfO2, have been favored by ...

    Authors: Lei Wu, Hongxia Liu, Jiabin Li, Shulong Wang and Xing Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:177

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  45. Content type: Nano Express

    The practical application of lithium/sulfur (Li/S) batteries is hindered by the migration of soluble polysulfides (Li2Sn, 4 ≤ n ≤ 8) from cathode to anode, leading to poor electrochemical stability of the cell. T...

    Authors: Haisheng Han, Songqiao Niu, Yan Zhao, Taizhe Tan and Yongguang Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:176

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  46. Content type: Nano Express

    The structural and electronic properties of a monolayer and bilayer blue phosphorene/graphene-like GaN van der Waals heterostructures are studied using first-principle calculations. The results show that the m...

    Authors: Jingjing Guo, Zhongpo Zhou, Hengheng Li, Haiying Wang and Chang Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:174

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