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16-08-2018 | Research Article

Particle-size-dependent upconversion luminescence of NaYF4: Yb, Er nanoparticles in organic solvents and water at different excitation power densities

A systematic study of the luminescence properties of monodisperse β-NaYF4: 20% Yb3+, 2% Er3+ upconversion nanoparticles (UCNPs) with sizes ranging from 12–43 nm is presented utilizing steady-state and time-resolved fluorometry. Special emphasis …

16-08-2018 | Research Article

Highly fluorescent, photostable, and biocompatible silicon theranostic nanoprobes against Staphylococcus aureus infections

Human health is severely threatened by bacterial infections, which fuel urgent demand for the development of novel theranostic agents that are suitable for diagnosing and combating bacterial infections. To meet this goal, we synthesized a new kind …

14-08-2018 | Research Article

Three-dimensional spongy framework as superlyophilic, strongly absorbing, and electrocatalytic polysulfide reservoir layer for high-rate and long-cycling lithium-sulfur batteries

In the development of lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries, various approaches have been adopted to enhance the electronic conductivity of the sulfur cathode and alleviate the shuttle effect of polysulfides; however, the strategies providing efficient …

14-08-2018 | Review Article

Nanodendrites of platinum-group metals for electrocatalytic applications

Developing highly efficient and durable catalysts for future electrochemical and energy applications is one of the main subjects of current studies in renewable energy generation. In the past several years, researchers have developed Pt-based …

10-08-2018 | Research Article

Integration of two-dimensional morphology and porous surfaces to boost methanol electrooxidation performances of PtAg alloy nanomaterials

As an attempt to minimize the usage amounts of noble metals in catalysis, PtAg alloy nanocrystals with a porous nanosheet morphology were fabricated through a galvanic replacement reaction. During the reaction, ascorbic acid was added to the …

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Nano Research is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary research journal that focuses on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Submissions are solicited in all topical areas, ranging from basic aspects of the science of nanoscale materials to practical applications of such materials. All research results published in Nano Research from 2008 to 2010 are freely available online.

Nano Research publishes articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Synthesis, characterization and manipulation of nanomaterials
  • Nanoscale physics, electrical transport, quantum physics
  • Scanning probe microscopy and spectroscopy
  • Nanofluidics
  • Nanosensors
  • Nanoelectronics and molecular electronics
  • Nano-optics, nano-optoelectronics and nano-photonics
  • Nanomagnetics
  • Nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine
  • Nanoscale modeling and simulations

Nano Research offers readers an attractive mix of authoritative and comprehensive Reviews, original cutting-edge research in Communication and Full Paper formats. Rapid review to ensure quick publication is a key feature of Nano Research.

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