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  1. Content type: Nano Express

    Modulated continuous wave (CW) lasers cause photothermal effect that leads to rapid optical absorption and generation of thermal waves around the irradiated nanostructures. In this work, we examined the effect...

    Authors: Monir Noroozi, Bijan Mohammadi, Shahidan Radiman, Azmi Zakaria and Raba’ah Syahidah Azis

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:37

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  2. Content type: Nano Idea

    Considering the high incidence of Alzheimer’s disease among the world population over the years, and the costs that the disease poses in sanitary and social terms to countries, it is necessary to develop non-i...

    Authors: Tamara Fernández-Cabada and Milagros Ramos-Gómez

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:36

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    For an economical use of solar energy, photocatalysts that are sufficiently efficient, stable, and capable of harvesting light are required. Composite heterostructures composed of noble metals and semiconducto...

    Authors: Jun Liu, Zhaohui Wu, Quanguo He, Qingyong Tian, Wei Wu, Xiangheng Xiao and Changzhong Jiang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:35

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, we present an all-dielectric gradient metasurface, composed of periodic arrangement of differently sized cross-shaped silicon nanoblocks resting on the fused silica substrate, to realize the fun...

    Authors: Jing Li, Chang Liu, Tiesheng Wu, Yumin Liu, Yu Wang, Zhongyuan Yu, Han Ye and Li Yu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:34

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, a nano-watt resistorless subthreshold voltage reference with high-power supply rejection ratio (PSRR) is presented. A self-biased MOS voltage divider is proposed to provide bias current for whol...

    Authors: Zekun Zhou, Jianwen Cao, Yunkun Wang, Yue Shi, Zhuo Wang and Bo Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:33

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  6. Content type: Nano Idea

    A graphene-loaded metamaterial absorber is investigated in the mid-infrared region. The light-graphene interaction is greatly enhanced by virtue of the coupled resonance through a cross-shaped slot. The absorp...

    Authors: Dong Xiao, Qiang Liu, Lei Lei, Yiling Sun, Zhengbiao Ouyang and Keyu Tao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:32

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  7. Content type: Nano Idea

    Electron beams (e-beams) have been applied as detecting probes and clean energy sources in many applications. In this work, we investigated several approaches for measurement and estimation of the range and di...

    Authors: Zhenhai Wang, Lijiang Gui, Danhong Han, Zhuang Xu, Li Han and Shengyong Xu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:31

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    A novel approach of carbonizing leaves by thermal pyrolysis with melt diffusion followed by selenium vapor deposition is developed to prepare the carbon-selenium composite cathodes for sodium-selenium batterie...

    Authors: Bingru Guo, Hongwei Mi, Peixin Zhang, Xiangzhong Ren and Yongliang Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:30

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Fluorescent imaging is a widely used technique for detecting and monitoring the distribution, interaction, and transformation processes at molecular, cellular, and tissue level in modern diagnostic and other b...

    Authors: Galina Nifontova, Anton Efimov, Olga Agapova, Igor Agapov, Igor Nabiev and Alyona Sukhanova

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:29

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    Passive alkaline–direct ethanol fuel cells (alkaline–DEFCs) appear to be suitable for producing sustainable energy for portable devices. However, ethanol crossover is a major challenge for passive alkaline–DEF...

    Authors: Z. Zakaria, S. K. Kamarudin and S. N. Timmiati

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:28

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    This paper presents a new flexible magnetic field sensor based on Ag nanowires and magnetic nanoparticles doped in polydimethylsiloxane (AgNWs & MNs-PDMS) with sandwich structure. The MNs act as the sensitive ...

    Authors: Qiang Zhang, Yi Du, Youyi Sun, Kai Zhuo, Jianlong Ji, Zhongyun Yuan, Wendong Zhang and Shengbo Sang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:27

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    Titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) were used worldwide for decades, and pregnant women are unable to avoid exposing to them. Studies revealed that TiO2 NPs could kill many kinds of bacteria, but whether th...

    Authors: Zhilei Mao, Yaqi Li, Tianyu Dong, Lina Zhang, Yuqing Zhang, Shushu Li, Haiting Hu, Caifeng Sun and Yankai Xia

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:26

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    We report a highly effective surface treatment method for planar-type Sb2S3 solar cells by employing a Cs2CO3-modified compact TiO2 (c-TiO2) electron transport layer. It is found that surface treatment using a Cs

    Authors: Wook Hyun Kim, Sungho Woo, Kang-Pil Kim, Soo-Min Kwon and Dae-Hwan Kim

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:25

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    Ultrasound-targeted delivery of nanobubbles (NBs) has become a promising strategy for noninvasive drug delivery. The biosafety and drug-transporting ability of NBs have been a research hotspot, especially rega...

    Authors: Xiaoying Zhou, Lu Guo, Dandan Shi, Sujuan Duan and Jie Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:24

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    An AlGaN/GaN lateral reverse blocking current regulating diode (RB-CRD) with trench Schottky anode and hybrid trench cathode has been proposed and experimentally demonstrated on silicon substrate. The Schottky...

    Authors: Anbang Zhang, Qi Zhou, Chao Yang, Yuanyuan Shi, Wanjun Chen, Zhaoji Li and Bo Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:23

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    Synthesis of metal-free carbon-based electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) to replace the conventional platinum-based catalysts has currently become a hot topic of research. This work proposes a...

    Authors: Chaozhong Guo, Yanrong Li, Ya Xu, Qin Xiang, Lingtao Sun, Weizhong Zhang, Wensheng Li, Yujun Si and Zhongli Luo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:22

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) has been widely used for disease surveillance and drug screening due to its relatively higher accuracy and sensitivity. Fine-tuning the ELISA is mandatory to eleva...

    Authors: Cunzhen Wang, Thangavel Lakshmipriya and Subash C. B. Gopinath

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:21

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    CdS/CdSe quantum dot-sensitized solar cells (QDSSCs) were fabricated on two types of TiO2 photoanodes, namely nanosheets (NSs) and nanoparticles. The TiO2 NSs with high (001)-exposed facets were prepared via a hy...

    Authors: Kuo-Yen Huang, Yi-Hsiang Luo, Hsin-Ming Cheng, Jau Tang and Jin-Hua Huang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:18

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    SnSe2 field-effect transistor was fabricated based on exfoliated few-layered SnSe2 flake, and its electrical and photoelectric properties have been investigated in detail. With the help of a drop of de-ionized (D...

    Authors: Hong Xu, Jie Xing, Yuan Huang, Chen Ge, Jinghao Lu, Xu Han, Jianyu Du, Huiying Hao, Jingjing Dong and Hao Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:17

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    We report the amorphous Si passivation of Ge pMOSFETs fabricated on (001)-, (011)-, and (111)-orientated surfaces for advanced CMOS and thin film transistor applications. Amorphous Si passivation of Ge is carr...

    Authors: Huan Liu, Genquan Han, Yan Liu, Xiaosheng Tang, Jingchen Yang and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:15

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    Research on the toxicity of nanoparticles has developed over recent years due to their increasing prevalence in common everyday materials. Various nanoparticles have been reported to promote and induce mucus s...

    Authors: Shih-Ming Tsai, Maria Mesina, Tyler Goshia, Meng-Hsuen Chiu, Julia Young, Angelo Sibal and Wei-Chun Chin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:14

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  22. Content type: Nano commentary

    Gold nanorods (GNRs) have been nominated as a promising candidate for a variety of biological applications; however, the cationic surfactant layer that surrounds a nanostructure places limits on its biological...

    Authors: Sohameh Mohebbi, Tahereh Tohidi Moghadam, Maryam Nikkhah and Mehrdad Behmanesh

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:13

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    Electrochemical sensors have the high sensitivity, fast response, and simple operation for applications in biological, medical, and chemical detection, but limited by the poor stability and high cost of the el...

    Authors: Jin Wang, Beibei Yang, Fei Gao, Pingping Song, Lei Li, Yangping Zhang, Cheng Lu, M. Cynthia Goh and Yukou Du

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:11

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    Understanding the electrical transport properties of individual nanostructures is of great importance to the construction of high-performance nanodevices. NiCo2O4 nanowires have been investigated widely as the el...

    Authors: Caihong Jia, Feng Yang, Lei Zhao, Gang Cheng and Guanghong Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:10

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    The edge-terminated Au/Ni/β-Ga2O3 Schottky barrier diodes were fabricated by using argon implantation to form the high-resistivity layers at the periphery of the anode contacts. With the implantation energy of 50...

    Authors: Yangyang Gao, Ang Li, Qian Feng, Zhuangzhuang Hu, Zhaoqing Feng, Ke Zhang, Xiaoli Lu, Chunfu Zhang, Hong Zhou, Wenxiang Mu, Zhitai Jia, Jincheng Zhang and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:8

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  26. Content type: Nano Express

    The thermal properties of the two novel 2D carbon allotropes with five-five-eight-membered rings are explored using molecular dynamics simulations. Our results reveal that the thermal conductivity increases mo...

    Authors: Shanchen Li, Hongru Ren, Yue Zhang, Xiangwei Xie, Kun Cai, Chun Li and Ning Wei

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:7

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, hydrothermal synthesis of sea urchin-like NiCo2O4 was successfully demonstrated by a versatile charge-driven self-assembly strategy using positively charged poly(diallydimethylammonium chloride) (P...

    Authors: Bin Wang, Chi-Wing Tsang, Ka Ho Li, Yuanyuan Tang, Yanping Mao and Xiao-Ying Lu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:6

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    The properties of films of organic-inorganic perovskites CH3NH3PbI2.98Cl0.02 depending on the ratio of starting reagents in solutions (PbI2:{CH3NH3I + CH3NH3Cl}) has been investigated. It was found that the forma...

    Authors: Anatolii Belous, Sofiia Kobylianska, Oleg V’yunov, Pavlo Torchyniuk, Volodymyr Yukhymchuk and Oleksandr Hreshchuk

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:4

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  29. Content type: Nano Express

    Theoretical analysis and two-dimensional simulation of InGaAs/InAlAs avalanche photodiodes (APDs) and single-photon APDs (SPADs) are reported. The electric-field distribution and tunneling effect of InGaAs/InA...

    Authors: Siyu Cao, Yue Zhao, Shuai Feng, Yuhua Zuo, Lichun Zhang, Buwen Cheng and Chuanbo Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:3

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    We studied the reverse current emission mechanism of the Mo/β-Ga2O3 Schottky barrier diode through the temperature-dependent current-voltage (I-V) characteristics from 298 to 423 K. The variation of reverse curre...

    Authors: Zhuangzhuang Hu, Qian Feng, Zhaoqing Feng, Yuncong Cai, Yixian Shen, Guangshuo Yan, Xiaoli Lu, Chunfu Zhang, Hong Zhou, Jincheng Zhang and Yue Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:2

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    Schottky effect of two-dimensional materials is important for nanoscale electrics. A ReSe2 flake is transferred to be suspended between an Au sink and an Au nanofilm. This device is initially designed to measure ...

    Authors: Tingting Miao, Dongwei Yu, Lei Xing, Dawei Li, Liying Jiao, Weigang Ma and Xing Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:1

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  32. Content type: Nano Express

    III–V nanowires (NWs) possess great potential for use in future semiconductor technology. Alloying with dilute amounts of nitrogen provides further flexibility in tuning their material properties. In this stud...

    Authors: Matthias Steidl, Mingjian Wu, Katharina Peh, Peter Kleinschmidt, Erdmann Spiecker and Thomas Hannappel

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:417

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    Graphene, a two-dimensional nanomaterial, has shown tremendous promising applications in a broad range of fields. Mass production of defect-free graphene is a prerequisite for its applications. In this work, b...

    Authors: Zhiliang Zhang, Hailun Jin, Chenyu Wu and Jianbing Ji

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:416

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  34. Content type: Nano Express

    Self-stabilized and well-defined chlorine-doped carbonated cobalt hydroxide nanowires have been obtained as a binder-free electrode via a facile method. The Co material has a unique well-defined needle-like st...

    Authors: Yang Zhao, Shaobo Liu, Baihui Zhang, Jianfei Zhou, Wenke Xie and Hongjian Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:415

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  35. Content type: Nano Express

    Here, we firstly report a wireless magnetoelastic (ME) nanobiosensor, based on ME materials and gold nanoparticles (AuNPs), for highly sensitive detection of atrazine employing the competitive immunoassay. In ...

    Authors: Shengbo Sang, Xing Guo, Rong Liu, Jingzhe Wang, Jinyu Guo, Yixia Zhang, Zhongyun Yuan and Wendong Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:414

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  36. Content type: Nano Express

    We demonstrate a facile way to fabricate an array of gate-controllable UV sensors based on assembled zinc oxide nanowire (ZnO NW) network field-effect transistor (FET). This was realized by combining both mole...

    Authors: Hochan Chang, Do Hoon Lee, Hyun Soo Kim, Jonghyurk Park and Byung Yang Lee

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:413

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  37. Content type: Nano Express

    High-brightness white-light-emitting diodes (w-LEDs) with excellent color quality is demonstrated by using nontoxic nanomaterials. Previously, we have reported the high color quality w-LEDs with heavy-metal ph...

    Authors: Chih-Hao Lin, Yung-Min Pai, Chun-Fu Lee, Akta Verma, Huang-Yu Lin, Chang-Ching Tu, Xin-Yin Chen, Hsi-Sheng Teng, Teng-Ming Chen, Cheng-Huan Chen, Chin-Wei Sher, Po-Tsung Lee, Chien-Chung Lin, S. K. Sharma and Hao-Chung Kuo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:411

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  38. Content type: Nano Review

    Platinum (Pt)-based nanoparticle metals have received a substantial amount of attention and are the most popular catalysts for direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC). However, the high cost of Pt catalysts, slow kin...

    Authors: Z. A. C. Ramli and S. K. Kamarudin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:410

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  39. Content type: Nano Express

    Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIO) have been synthesized and explored for use as carriers of various nanoadjuvants via loading into dendritic cells (DCs). In our study, homogeneous and superpara...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Heng Dong, Na Zhou, Shiling Dong, Lin Chen, Yanxiang Zhu, Hong-ming Hu and Yongbin Mou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:409

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  40. Content type: Nano Express

    Exploring safe and highly efficient gene carriers made from biocompatible constituents has great prospects for clinical gene therapy. Here, a supramolecular gene delivery system was readily constructed by asse...

    Authors: Fang Yan, Jian-Shuang Wu, Zhi-Li Liu, Hong-Li Yu, Yong-Hong Wang, Wei-Fen Zhang and De-Jun Ding

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:408

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  41. Content type: Nano Idea

    FeOOH nanosheets on porous diatomite have been successfully prepared by a facile two-step hydrothermal approach for supercapacitors, and then α-Fe2O3 and γ-Fe2O3 nanostructures are obtained via calcination under ...

    Authors: Ming Hao Wu, Kai Lin Li, Xin Yu Zhang, Ping Gan, Jia Lin Ge, Dan Ning Tian, De Bin Jiang, Xiao Ying Liu and Yu Xin Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:407

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  42. Content type: Nano Express

    The highly dispersed silver nanoparticle-loaded poly(styrene-co-acrylic acid) nanocomposites (nAg@PSA) were prepared and characterized by transmission electron microscopy and thermogravimetry. The amount and d...

    Authors: Xiaoyu Zhao, Yingbing Zhang, Jin Zhang, Peijie Xue, Yanfei Wang, Rui Liu, Ruge Cao, Liang Zhu, Gang Li and Zuoliang Sha

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:406

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  43. Content type: Nano Express

    The energy band alignment at the multilayer-MoS2/ZrO2 interface and the effects of CHF3 plasma treatment on the band offset were explored using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. The valence band offset (VBO) and ...

    Authors: Xinke Liu, Cong Hu, Kuilong Li, Wenjia Wang, Zhiwen Li, Jinping Ao, Jing Wu, Wei He, Wei Mao, Qiang Liu, Wenjie Yu and Ren-Jei Chung

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2018 13:405

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