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Journal of Nanoparticle Research 8/2012

Issue 8/2012

Table of Contents ( 89 Articles )

01-08-2012 | Perspectives | Issue 8/2012

Responsible nanotechnology development

Gianluigi Forloni

01-08-2012 | Review | Issue 8/2012

Ionic transport in nanocapillary membrane systems

Vikhram V. Swaminathan, Larry R. Gibson II, Marie Pinti, Shaurya Prakash, Paul W. Bohn, Mark A. Shannon

01-08-2012 | Review | Issue 8/2012

Environmental applications and potential health implications of quantum dots

Farhan Ahmad, Alok K. Pandey, Amanda B. Herzog, Joan B. Rose, Charles P. Gerba, Syed A. Hashsham

01-08-2012 | Brief Communication | Issue 8/2012

In vitro study revealed different size behavior of different nanoparticles

Dirk Schaudien, Jan Knebel, Otto Creutzenberg

01-08-2012 | Brief Communication | Issue 8/2012

Green synthesis and characterization of size tunable silica-capped gold core–shell nanoparticles

Nishima Wangoo, Gajendra Shekhawat, Jin-Song Wu, Aman K. K. Bhasin, C. R. Suri, K. K. Bhasin, Vinayak Dravid

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Removal of heavy metals from aqueous solutions using Fe3O4, ZnO, and CuO nanoparticles

Shahriar Mahdavi, Mohsen Jalali, Abbas Afkhami

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Nanotechnology convergence and modeling paradigm of sustainable energy system using polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell as a benchmark example

Pil Seung Chung, Dae Sup So, Lorenz T. Biegler, Myung S. Jhon

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Co3O4-KIT-6 composite catalysts: synthesis, characterization, and application in catalytic decomposition of N2O

Zhen Ma, Yu Ren, Peter G. Bruce

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Epidemiological study of health hazards among workers handling engineered nanomaterials

Saou-Hsing Liou, Tsui-Chun Tsou, Shu-Li Wang, Lih-Ann Li, Hung-Che Chiang, Wan-Fen Li, Pin-Pin Lin, Ching-Huang Lai, Hui-Ling Lee, Ming-Hsiu Lin, Jin-Huei Hsu, Chiou-Rong Chen, Tung-Sheng Shih, Hui-Yi Liao, Yu-Teh Chung

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Oxygen- and nitrogen-chemisorbed carbon nanostructures for Z-scheme photocatalysis applications

Zhao Qian, Biswarup Pathak, Jawad Nisar, Rajeev Ahuja

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Kaolin-supported nanoscale zero-valent iron for removing cationic dye–crystal violet in aqueous solution

Zheng-xian Chen, Ying Cheng, Zuliang Chen, Mallavarapu Megharaj, Ravendra Naidu

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Electric field-induced metallic transition of (3,3) carbon nanotube supported on patterned hydrogen-terminated Si(001):1 × 1 surface

Bikash C. Gupta, Shyamal Konar, Puru Jena

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Effects of TiO2 nanoparticles on the growth and metabolism of three species of freshwater algae

Bradley J. Cardinale, Raven Bier, Courtney Kwan

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

The effect of electrolytes on the aggregation kinetics of titanium dioxide nanoparticle aggregates

Yang-hsin Shih, Cheng-ming Zhuang, Chih-ping Tso, Cheng-han Lin

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Gene expression profiling in rat kidney after intratracheal exposure to cadmium-doped nanoparticles

Teresa Coccini, Elisa Roda, Marco Fabbri, Maria Grazia Sacco, Laura Gribaldo, Luigi Manzo

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Molecular dynamics simulation of β-sheet formation in self-assembled peptide amphiphile fibers

One-Sun Lee, Yamei Liu, George C. Schatz

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

ZnO nanotubes by template-assisted sol–gel route

Mikhael Bechelany, Amin Amin, Arnaud Brioude, David Cornu, Philippe Miele

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

SnO2, IrO2, Ta2O5, Bi2O3, and TiO2 nanoparticle anodes: electrochemical oxidation coupled with the cathodic reduction of water to yield molecular H2

Jina Choi, Yan Qu, Michael R. Hoffmann

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Influence of different synthesis approach on doping behavior of silver nanoparticles onto the iron oxide–silica coreshell surfaces

Norsuria Mahmed, Hua Jiang, Oleg Heczko, Outi Söderberg, Simo-Pekka Hannula

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Synthesis and characterization of polyvinylimidazole-grafted superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (Si-PVIm-grafted SPION)

H. Erdemi, H. Sözeri, M. Şenel, A. Baykal

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012 Open Access

Composition tunable cobalt–nickel and cobalt–iron alloy nanoparticles below 10 nm synthesized using acetonated cobalt carbonyl

Matti M. van Schooneveld, Carlos Campos-Cuerva, Jeroen Pet, Johannes D. Meeldijk, Jos van Rijssel, Andries Meijerink, Ben H. Erné, Frank M. F. de Groot

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Electrochemical synthesis of magnetite and maghemite nanoparticles using dissymmetric potential pulses

A. Rodríguez-López, A. Paredes-Arroyo, J. Mojica-Gomez, C. Estrada-Arteaga, J. J. Cruz-Rivera, C. G. Elías Alfaro, R. Antaño-López

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Spontaneous bending of the coalesced α-Cr2O3 nanocondensates: implications for multilayer coating systems

Y. Zheng, C. H. Lin, P. Shen, S. Y. Chen

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Controlled synthesis of graphene sheets with tunable sizes by hydrothermal cutting

Chen Ma, Zhongxin Chen, Ming Fang, Hongbin Lu

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Synthesis, characterization, and applications of microheterogeneous-templated CdS nanodispersions

Indrajyoti Mukherjee, Gargi Dinda, Soumen Ghosh, Satya P. Moulik

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Synthesis of water-soluble luminescent LaVO4:Ln3+ porous nanoparticles

Anees A. Ansari, Joselito P. Labis, Salman A. H. Alrokayan

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Synthesis of polyhedral Ag nanostructures by a PVP-assisted hydrothermal method

Xiaolong Ding, Caixia Kan, Bo Mo, Shanlin Ke, Bo Cong, Lihong Xu, Jiejun Zhu

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Growth of raspberry-, prism- and flower-like ZnO particles using template-free low-temperature hydrothermal method and their application as humidity sensors

Edit Pál, Viktória Hornok, Robert Kun, Vladimir Chernyshev, Torben Seemann, Imre Dékány, Matthias Busse

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

A mixed-solvent strategy for facile and green preparation of graphene by liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite

Min Yi, Zhigang Shen, Shulin Ma, Xiaojing Zhang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Plasmon-controlled narrower and blue-shifted fluorescence emission in (Au@SiO2)SiC nanohybrids

Ning Sui, Virginie Monnier, Yuriy Zakharko, Yann Chevolot, Sergei Alekseev, Jean-Marie Bluet, Vladimir Lysenko, Eliane Souteyrand

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Surface-confined crown ether-capped gold nanoclusters: investigation on their electrochemical behavior

P. Biji, Archita Patnaik

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

A simple polyol-free synthesis route to Gd2O3 nanoparticles for MRI applications: an experimental and theoretical study

Maria Ahrén, Linnéa Selegård, Fredrik Söderlind, Mathieu Linares, Joanna Kauczor, Patrick Norman, Per-Olov Käll, Kajsa Uvdal

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Field emission properties originated from 2D electronics gas successively tunneling for 1D heterostructures of ZnO nanobelts decorated with In2O3 nanoteeth

B. Wang, X. Jin, Z. B. Ouyang, P. Xu

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Controlled synthesis of multi-morphology Te crystals by a convenient Lewis acid/base-assisted solvothermal method

XiaoPing Wu, Lin Yuan, ShaoMin Zhou, ShiYun Lou, YongQiang Wang, Tao Gao, YuBiao Liu, XiaoJing Shi

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Enhanced removal of chromate from aqueous solution by sequential adsorption–reduction on mesoporous iron–iron oxide nanocomposites

Jae-Hwan Kim, Ji-Hun Kim, Varima Bokare, Eun-Ju Kim, Yoon-Young Chang, Yoon-Seok Chang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Experimental and theoretical investigation of ligand effects on the synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles

Jin Chang, Eric R. Waclawik

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Mitochondrial-targeted DNA delivery using a DF-MITO-Porter, an innovative nano carrier with cytoplasmic and mitochondrial fusogenic envelopes

Yuma Yamada, Eriko Kawamura, Hideyoshi Harashima

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Nanoparticle dispersion in environmentally relevant culture media: a TiO2 case study and considerations for a general approach

Allison M. Horst, Zhaoxia Ji, Patricia A. Holden

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Microstructure-dependent photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic properties of BiOI

Suxiang Ge, Kun Zhao, Lizhi Zhang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Thermal and chemical durability of nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes

Hao Liu, Yong Zhang, Ruying Li, Xueliang Sun, Hakima Abou-Rachid

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Synthesis of Fe–Ni bimetallic nanoparticles from pixel target ablation: plume dynamics and surface characterization

Xiaoxu Niu, Paul T. Murray, Andrew Sarangan

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

The effect of the core morphology of Eu(III)-doped nanoparticles on the ion exchange versus energy transfer between Eu(III) in the core and Cu(II) ions at the interface

Rustem Zairov, Asiya Mustafina, Nataliya Shamsutdinova, Mark H. Rümmeli, Rustem Amirov, Vladimir Burilov, Marina Pinus, Vladimir Morozov, Vladimir Ivanov, Edward Gogolashvili, Dmitry Tatarinov, Vladimir Mironov, Alexander Konovalov

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Towards biosensing via fluorescent surface sites of nanoparticles

Fluorescence spectroscopy of silicon clusters in water, ethanol and isopropanol
Gediminas Galinis, Hanieh Yazdanfar, Martyn Bayliss, Mark Watkins, Klaus von Haeften

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Stable structures and electronic properties of 6-atom noble metal clusters using density functional theory

N. Phaisangittisakul, K. Paiboon, T. Bovornratanaraks, U. Pinsook

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Two-dimensional to three-dimensional transition of tungsten clusters anchored on graphite surface

Tetsuichiro Hayakawa, Hisato Yasumatsu

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Versatile and biomass synthesis of iron-based nanoparticles supported on carbon matrix with high iron content and tunable reactivity

Dongmao Zhang, Sheldon Q. Shi, Charles U. Pittman Jr., Dongping Jiang, Wen Che, Zheng Gai, Jane Y. Howe, Karren L. More, Arockiasamy Antonyraj

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Effects of solid–gas coupling and pore and particle microstructures on the effective gaseous thermal conductivity in aerogels

Jun-Jie Zhao, Yuan-Yuan Duan, Xiao-Dong Wang, Bu-Xuan Wang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

The use of multinuclear solid-state NMR to evaluate polystyrene/silica composites

Regina F. Nogueira, Maria Inês B. Tavares, Antônio G. Ferreira

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

A novel method for bacterial inactivation using electrosprayed water nanostructures

Georgios Pyrgiotakis, James McDevitt, Toshiyuki Yamauchi, Philip Demokritou

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Nanoporous carbon supported metal particles: their synthesis and characterisation

Yunxia Yang, Liangguang Tang, Nick Burke, Ken Chiang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Oxygen vacancies contained TiO2 spheres: facile fabrication and enhanced ferromagnetism

Hongmei Li, Yangsu Zeng, Tongcheng Huang, Min Liu

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Microstructural and impedance study of nanocrystalline lanthana-doped scandia-stabilized zirconia

M. Pastor, A. Prasad, K. Biswas, A. C. Pandey, I. Manna

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Electrokinetic motion of a rectangular nanoparticle in a nanochannel

Saeid Movahed, Dongqing Li

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

A facile, coverage controlled deposition of Au nanoparticles on ZnO nanorods by sonochemical reaction for enhancement of photocatalytic activity

Jaehyun Kim, Kijung Yong

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Facile and efficient one-pot solvothermal and microwave-assisted synthesis of stable colloidal solutions of MFe2O4 spinel magnetic nanoparticles

Eduardo Solano, Leonardo Perez-Mirabet, Fernando Martinez-Julian, Roger Guzmán, Jordi Arbiol, Teresa Puig, Xavier Obradors, Ramón Yañez, Alberto Pomar, Susagna Ricart, Josep Ros

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Variation in the structural and optical properties of ZnSe/ZnS core/shell nanocrystals with shell thickness

Yun-Mo Sung, Minkyou You, Tae Geun Kim

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Fabrication of catalytically active nanocrystalline samarium (Sm)-doped cerium oxide (CeO2) thin films using electron beam evaporation

Subrata Kundu, Narottam Sutradhar, R. Thangamuthu, B. Subramanian, Asit Baran Panda, M. Jayachandran

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Ultra-long palladium nanoworms by polymer grafts

Stefan Bokern, Kerstin Volz, Seema Agarwal, Andreas Greiner

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

An efficient visible and UV-light-activated B–N-codoped TiO2 photocatalytic film for solar depollution prepared via a green method

Qing Chi Xu, Yan Zhang, Ziming He, Say Chye Joachim Loo, Timothy Thatt Yang Tan

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Construction of hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin copolymer nanoparticles and targeting delivery of paclitaxel

Qinghua Miao, Suping Li, Siyuan Han, Zhi Wang, Yan Wu, Guangjun Nie

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Tunable fluorescence emission of ternary nonstoichiometric Ag–In–S alloyed nanocrystals

Jian Feng, Xiurong Yang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Interconnected mesopores and high accessibility in UVM-7-like silicas

Mónica Pérez-Cabero, Ana B. Hungría, José Manuel Morales, Marta Tortajada, Daniel Ramón, Alaina Moragues, Jamal El Haskouri, Aurelio Beltrán, Daniel Beltrán, Pedro Amorós

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Preparation and characterizations of naproxen-loaded magnetic nanoparticles coated with PLA-g-chitosan copolymer

C. Thammawong, P. Sreearunothai, A. Petchsuk, P. Tangboriboonrat, N. Pimpha, P. Opaprakasit

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Formation of hierarchical TiO2 nanoporous structure from free-standing TiO2 nanotubes layers

Ghafar Ali, Seung Hwa Yoo, Jong Min Kum, Hamid Saeed Raza, Deliang Chen, Sung Oh Cho

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Generation of InN nanocrystals in organic solution through laser ablation of high pressure chemical vapor deposition-grown InN thin film

Sabri Alkis, Mustafa Alevli, Salamat Burzhuev, Hüseyin Avni Vural, Ali Kemal Okyay, Bülend Ortaç

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Surfactant-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of CdS nanotips: optical and magnetic properties

Biswajit Mondal, Shyamal Kumar Saha

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

A numerical study of spin-dependent organization of alkali-metal atomic clusters using density-functional method

Xuan Liu, Haruhiko Ito, Eiko Torikai

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

A simple biogenic route to rapid synthesis of Au@TiO2 nanocomposites by electrochemically active biofilms

Shafeer Kalathil, Mohammad Mansoob Khan, Arghya Narayan Banerjee, Jintae Lee, Moo Hwan Cho

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Synthesis, characterization, and in vitro release of diclofenac sodium from hybrid nanostructured magnetite–calcium pectinate

Raj Kumar Dutta, Saurabh Sahu, V. R. Reddy

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Solution-processable carboxylate-capped CuO nanoparticles obtained by a simple solventless method

Marc Estruga, Anna Roig, Concepción Domingo, José A. Ayllón

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Controlling the packing of gold nanoparticles with grafted liquid crystals

Tie-Ying Ye, Xiao-Fang Chen, Kang Qian, Zhihao Shen, Limin Qi, Xing-He Fan

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Magnetic properties of two dimensional silicon carbide triangular nanoflakes-based kagome lattices

Xiaowei Li, Jian Zhou, Qian Wang, Puru Jena

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Measurement of cluster–cluster interaction in liquids by deposition and AFM of silicon clusters onto HOPG surfaces

Height distributions of stacked layers as fingerprints of cluster–cluster interaction in solution
Gediminas Galinis, Gauthier Torricelli, Atea Akraiam, Klaus von Haeften

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Helical multi-shell structures in gold nanobridge and suspending nanowire

Wen-Jay Lee, Chun-Wei Pao, Jee-Gong Chang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Electronic properties of boron- and nitrogen-doped graphene: a first principles study

Sugata Mukherjee, T. P. Kaloni

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Uniform growth of clusters of magnetic nanoparticles in a rotating magnetic field

Anna Regtmeier, Frank Wittbracht, Thomas Rempel, Nadine Mill, Michael Peter, Alexander Weddemann, Jochen Mattay, Andreas Hütten

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

AFM topographies of densely packed nanoparticles: a quick way to determine the lateral size distribution by autocorrelation function analysis

L. Fekete, K. Kůsová, V. Petrák, I. Kratochvílová

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

On the structure and normal modes of hydrogenated Ti-fullerene compounds

Alfredo Tlahuice-Flores, Sergio Mejía-Rosales, Donald H. Galván

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Nitric acid-stabilized superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles studied with X-rays

Karl Mandel, Wojciech Szczerba, Andreas F. Thünemann, Heinrich Riesemeier, Matthias Girod, Gerhard Sextl

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Controllable irregular phenomenon induced by Ag atomic segregation on the melting of (AgPd)561 bimetallic clusters

Guojian Li, Qiang Wang, Tie Liu, Kai Wang, Chun Wu, Jicheng He

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

The Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act: a model for nanomaterials regulation?

Jennifer Nash

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Formation of modulated structures in single-crystalline hexagonal α-Fe2O3 nanowires

R. S. Cai, T. Li, Y. Q. Wang, C. Wang, L. Yuan, G. W. Zhou

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

The formation of titanium dioxide crystallite nanoparticles during activation of PAN nanofibers containing titanium isopropoxide

Fahimeh Mehrpouya, Hossein Tavanai, Mohammad Morshed, Mehran Ghiaci

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Incorporating different vegetable oils into an aqueous dispersion of hybrid organic nanoparticles

Pieter Samyn, Gustaaf Schoukens, Dirk Stanssens, Leo Vonck, Henk Van den Abbeele

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Relationship between crystal structure and luminescent properties of novel red emissive BiVO4:Eu3+ and its photocatalytic performance

Qianming Wang, Yan Li, Zhi Zeng, Shuting Pang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Preparation and characterization of radiolabeled magnetic nanoparticles as an imaging agent

Çiğdem İçhedef, Serap Teksöz, Perihan Ünak, Emin İ. Medine, Türkan Ertay, Recep Bekiş

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Morphological and luminescent evolution of near-infrared-emitting CdTe x Se1−x nanocrystals

Rui Li Zhang, Ping Yang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Fabrication of antimicrobial bacterial cellulose–Ag/AgCl nanocomposite using bacteria as versatile biofactory

Chuang Liu, Dong Yang, Yuangui Wang, Jiafu Shi, Zhongyi Jiang

01-08-2012 | Research Paper | Issue 8/2012

Block copolymers for the synthesis of pure and Bi-promoted nano-TiO2 as active photocatalysts

D. Meroni, V. Pifferi, B. Sironi, G. Cappelletti, L. Falciola, G. Cerrato, S. Ardizzone

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