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26-11-2021 | Research Article

Underlying solvent-based factors that influence permanent porosity in porous liquids

Porous liquids (PLs) offer the potential to combine the ready handling and mature industry status of liquid absorbents, with the high permanent porosity of metal organic frameworks. To be functional, these nanocomposites need to satisfy a number …

Authors:
Hamidreza Mahdavi, Huacheng Zhang, Lauren K. Macreadie, C. M. Doherty, Durga Acharya, Stefan J. D. Smith, Xavier Mulet, Matthew R. Hill

26-11-2021 | Research Article

Low-power STED nanoscopy based on temporal and spatial modulation

Stimulated emission depletion (STED) nanoscopy enables the visualization of subcellular organelles in unprecedented detail. However, reducing the power dependency remains one of the greatest challenges for STED imaging in living cells. Here, we …

Authors:
Luwei Wang, Yue Chen, Yong Guo, Weixin Xie, Zhigang Yang, Xiaoyu Weng, Wei Yan, Junle Qu

26-11-2021 | Research Article

Minor change in the length of carbon chain has a great influence on the antitumor effect of paclitaxel-fatty alcohol prodrug nanoassemblies: Small roles, big impacts

Prodrug-based nanoassembly emerges as a hopeful way for the efficient delivery of antitumor drugs, with carrier-free structure and ultra-high drug loading. Carbon chains are widely used to design self-assembling prodrugs. The impacts of the length …

Authors:
Xin Wang, Lingxiao Li, Danping Wang, Shiyi Zuo, Tian Liu, Fudan Dong, Xuanbo Zhang, Zhonggui He, Bingjun Sun, Jin Sun

26-11-2021 | Research Article

Cobalt doped Fe-Mn@CNTs catalysts with highly stability for low-temperature selective catalytic reduction of NOx

In this paper, we report the fabrication of cobalt-doped de-NOx catalyst by pyrolyzing an analogous metal-organic framework-74 (MOF-74) containing Fe & Mn. The resulted catalyst exhibits distinctive microstructures of manganese, cobalt, and iron …

Authors:
Pengfei Li, Tiezhen Zhang, Haixiao Sun, Yufeng Gao, Yanyuan Zhang, Yuanyuan Liu, Chengmin Ge, Hao Chen, Xiaoping Dai, Xin Zhang

26-11-2021 | Research Article

The point defect and electronic structure of K doped LaCo0.9Fe0.1O3 perovskite with enhanced microwave absorbing ability

ABO3 perovskites, owning unique properties, have great research prospect in electromagnetic wave absorption field. Normally, doping can significantly regulate the dielectric loss, whereas the magnetic loss can be ignored. In this work, the crystal …

Authors:
Fan Wang, Weihua Gu, Jiabin Chen, Yue Wu, Ming Zhou, Shaolong Tang, Xingzhong Cao, Peng Zhang, Guangbin Ji

26-11-2021 | Research Article

Thickness-dependent enhanced optoelectronic performance of surface charge transfer-doped ReS2 photodetectors

Surface charge transfer doping has been widely utilized to tune the electronic and optical properties of semiconductor photodetectors based on low-dimensional materials. Although many studies have been conducted on the performance (response time …

Authors:
Peiyu Zeng, Wenhui Wang, Jie Jiang, Zheng Liu, Dongshuang Han, Shuojie Hu, Jiaoyan He, Peng Zheng, Hui Zheng, Liang Zheng, Xiaojing Yao, Weitao Su, Dexuan Huo, Zhangting Wu, Zhenhua Ni, Yang Zhang

26-11-2021 | Research Article

Hollow cubic MnS-CoS2-NC@NC designed by two kinds of nitrogen-doped carbon strategy for sodium ion batteries with ultraordinary rate and cycling performance

In order to obtain an advanced anode material that exhibits excellent electrochemical performance in sodium ion batteries, a hollow nanocube MnS-CoS2-NC@NC (NC = nitrogen-doped carbon) with two kinds of nitrogen-doped carbon was synthesized by …

Authors:
Ruipeng Wei, Yutao Dong, Yingying Zhang, Xiyang Kang, Xia Sheng, Jianmin Zhang

26-11-2021 | Research Article

High-voltage output triboelectric nanogenerator with DC/AC optimal combination method

The high-voltage power source is one of the important research directions of triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG). In this paper, a high-voltage output TENG (HVO-TENG) is proposed with direct current/alternating current (DC/AC) optimal combination …

Authors:
Yuqi Wang, Tian Huang, Qi Gao, Jianping Li, Jianming Wen, Zhong Lin Wang, Tinghai Cheng

25-11-2021 | Research Article

MXene quantum dot within natural 3D watermelon peel matrix for biocompatible flexible sensing platform

Environmentally friendly biomimetic materials with good deformability, high pressure-sensitive performance, and excellent biocompatibility are highly attractive for health monitoring, but to simultaneously meet these requirements is a formidable …

Authors:
Jinzi Sun, Hui Du, Zhaojun Chen, Lili Wang, Guozhen Shen

24-11-2021 | Research Article

A smart MXene-copolymeric molecularly imprinted hydrogel with dual-response and photothermal conversion performance for specific recognition of cis-diol compounds

In this work, a novel MXene-copolymeric molecularly imprinted hydrogel (FMMIH) with temperature/pH dual response and photothermal conversion performance for selective recognition of cis-diol compounds is successfully prepared. Functionalized MXene …

Authors:
Jingyang Zhao, Yucheng Li, Huatai Zhu, Guifang Li, Lingling Kang, Jing Liu, Jing He, Jiandu Lei, Luying Wang, Qiong Yan

23-11-2021 | Research Article

Ultra-sensitive flexible Ga2O3 solar-blind photodetector array realized via ultra-thin absorbing medium

The quest for solar-blind photodetectors with outstanding optoelectronic properties and weak signals detection capability is essential for their applications in the field of imaging, communication, warning, etc. To date, Ga2O3 has demonstrated …

Authors:
Yancheng Chen, Xun Yang, Yuan Zhang, Xuexia Chen, Junlu Sun, Zhiyang Xu, Kaiyong Li, Lin Dong, Chongxin Shan

23-11-2021 | Research Article

A 2D covalent organic framework with ultra-large interlayer distance as high-rate anode material for lithium-ion batteries

Covalent organic frameworks (COFs) have been broadly investigated for energy storage systems. However, many COF-based anode materials suffer from low utilization of redox-active sites and sluggish ions/electrons transport caused by their densely …

Authors:
Manman Wu, Yang Zhao, Hongtao Zhang, Jie Zhu, Yanfeng Ma, Chenxi Li, Yamin Zhang, Yongsheng Chen

23-11-2021 | Research Article

In situ separator modification via CVD-derived N-doped carbon for highly reversible Zn metal anodes

Attention toward aqueous zinc-ion battery has soared recently due to its operation safety and environmental benignity. Nonetheless, dendrite formation and side reactions occurred at the anode side greatly hinder its practical application. Herein …

Authors:
Xianzhong Yang, Weiping Li, Jiaze Lv, Guojie Sun, Zixiong Shi, Yiwen Su, Xueyu Lian, Yanyan Shao, Aomiao Zhi, Xuezeng Tian, Xuedong Bai, Zhongfan Liu, Jingyu Sun

23-11-2021 | Research Article

Developing hierarchical CdS/NiO hollow heterogeneous architectures for boosting photocatalytic hydrogen generation

The hierarchical binary CdS/NiO hollow heterogeneous architectures (HHAs) with p-n heterojunction are constructed by a facile microwave-assisted wet chemical process for high-efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) from water.

Authors:
Chonghai Deng, Fan Ye, Tao Wang, Xiaohui Ling, Lulu Peng, Hong Yu, Kangzhe Ding, Hanmei Hu, Qiang Dong, Huirong Le, Yongsheng Han

22-11-2021 | Research Article

Intercalation-deintercalation design in MXenes for high-performance supercapacitors

MXene is a new intercalation pseudocapacitive electrode material for supercapacitor application. Intensifying fast ion diffusion is significantly essential for MXene to achieve excellent electrochemical performance. The expansion of interlayer …

Authors:
Zhenjiang Li, Jun Dai, Yiran Li, Changlong Sun, Alan Meng, Renfei Cheng, Jian Zhao, Minmin Hu, Xiaohui Wang

22-11-2021 | Research Article

An unprecedented dumbbell-shaped pentadeca-nuclear W-Er heterometal cluster stabilizing nanoscale hexameric arsenotungstate aggregate and electrochemical sensing properties of its conductive hybrid film-modified electrode

Cluster-based functional materials have made remarkable progress owing to their wonderful structures and distinctive physicochemical performances, one of on-going advancements of which is basically driven by synthetic chemistry of exploring and …

Authors:
Dan Wang, Jun Jiang, Meng-Ya Cao, Sai-Sai Xie, Ya-Min Li, Li-Juan Chen, Jun-Wei Zhao, Guo-Yu Yang

22-11-2021 | Research Article

Vertical graphene-coated Cu wire for enhanced tolerance to high current density in power transmission

Cu wires (CuWs) are widely used as electric transmission lines. However, their limited thermal and chemical stabilities become challenges under the high-power and harsh environment. Graphene is regarded as an ideal protective barrier for CuW …

Authors:
Kun Wang, Shuting Cheng, Qingmei Hu, Feng Yu, Yi Cheng, Kewen Huang, Hao Yuan, Jun Jiang, Wenjuan Li, Junliang Li, Shichen Xu, Jianbo Yin, Yue Qi, Zhongfan Liu

18-11-2021 | Research Article

Plasmonically engineered light-matter interactions in Au-nanoparticle/MoS2 heterostructures for artificial optoelectronic synapse

Optoelectronic synaptic elements are emerging functional devices for the vigorous development of advanced neuromorphic computing technology in the post-Moore era. However, optoelectronic devices based on transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are …

Authors:
Zhuoran Luo, Yunfei Xie, Ziwei Li, Yajuan Wang, Lihui Li, Ziyu Luo, Chenguang Zhu, Xin Yang, Ming Huang, Jianhua Huang, Delang Liang, Xiaoli Zhu, Dong Li, Anlian Pan

18-11-2021 | Research Article

Porous β-FeOOH nanotube stabilizing Au single atom for high-efficiency nitrogen fixation

Electrochemical nitrogen reduction reaction (NRR) under ambient conditions is highly desirable to achieve sustainable ammonia (NH3) production via an alternative carbon free strategy. Single-atom catalysts (SACs) with super high atomic utilization …

Authors:
Hao Sun, Hua-Qing Yin, Wenxiong Shi, Lu-Lu Yang, Xiang-Wei Guo, Hong Lin, Jiangwei Zhang, Tong-Bu Lu, Zhi-Ming Zhang

18-11-2021 | Research Article

Coordination engineering of cobalt phthalocyanine by functionalized carbon nanotube for efficient and highly stable carbon dioxide reduction at high current density

Coordination engineering can enhance the activity and stability of the catalyst in heterogeneous catalysis. However, the axial coordination engineering between different groups on the carbon carrier and molecular catalysts in the electrocatalytic …

Authors:
Hongdong Li, Yue Pan, Zuochao Wang, Yaodong Yu, Juan Xiong, Haoyang Du, Jianping Lai, Lei Wang, Shouhua Feng