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20.11.2020 | Research Article

De novo synthesis of bifunctional conjugated microporous polymers for synergistic coordination mediated uranium entrapment

This work reports a de novo synthesis of novel bifunctional conjugated microporous polymers (CMPs) exhibiting a synergistic-effect involved coordination behavior to uranium. It is highlighted that the synthetic strategy enables the engineering of …

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Boxuan Yu, Lei Zhang, Gang Ye, Qingzhi Liu, Jiongli Li, Xudong Wang, Jing Chen, Shengming Xu, Shengqian Ma

19.11.2020 | Research Article

Efficient delivery of clay-based nanovaccines to the mouse spleen promotes potent anti-tumor immunity for both prevention and treatment of lymphoma

Cancer therapeutic nanovaccines are ideal tools to inhibit tumor growth and provide the body with continuous protecting immune surveillance. However, the conventional subcutaneous (SC) vaccination normally induces limited anti-tumor immune …

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Ling-Xiao Zhang, Ying-Bo Jia, Ya-Ru Huang, Hui-Na Liu, Xia-Mei Sun, Ting Cai, Rui-Tian Liu, Zhi Ping Xu

19.11.2020 | Research Article

Highly selective electrocatalytic Cl− oxidation reaction by oxygen-modified cobalt nanoparticles immobilized carbon nanofibers for coupling with brine water remediation and H2 production

Combining the H2 production with brine remediation is regarded as a sustainable approach to achieving clean H2 energy. However, designing stable Cl− oxidation reaction (COR) electrocatalyst is the key to realize this route. Herein, a type of …

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Qizhong Xiong, Xian Zhang, Qipeng Cheng, Guoqiang Liu, Gang Xu, Junli Li, Xinxin Ye, Hongjian Gao

19.11.2020 | Research Article

Exciton recycling via InP quantum dot funnels for luminescent solar concentrators

Luminescent solar concentrators (LSC) absorb large-area solar radiation and guide down-converted emission to solar cells for electricity production. Quantum dots (QDs) have been widely engineered at device and quantum dot levels for LSCs. Here, we …

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Houman Bahmani Jalali, Sadra Sadeghi, Isinsu Baylam, Mertcan Han, Cleva W. Ow-Yang, Alphan Sennaroglu, Sedat Nizamoglu

19.11.2020 | Research Article

Boosting triplet self-trapped exciton emission in Te(IV)-doped Cs2SnCl6 perovskite variants

Perovskite variants have attracted wide interest because of the lead-free nature and strong self-trapped exciton (STE) emission. Divalent Sn(II) in CsSnX3 perovskites is easily oxidized to tetravalent Sn(IV), and the resulted Cs2SnCl6 …

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Ruosheng Zeng, Kun Bai, Qilin Wei, Tong Chang, Jun Yan, Bao Ke, Jialuo Huang, Liushun Wang, Weichang Zhou, Sheng Cao, Jialong Zhao, Bingsuo Zou

19.11.2020 | Research Article

Colloidal lead-free Cs2AgBiBr6 double perovskite nanocrystals: Synthesis, uniform thin-film fabrication, and application in solution-processed solar cells

Recently developed lead-free double perovskite nanocrystals (NCs) have been proposed for the possible application in solution-processed optoelectronic devices. However, the optoelectronic applications of double perovskite NCs have been hampered …

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Razi Ahmad, Gautam Virender Nutan, Dinesh Singh, Govind Gupta, Udit Soni, Sameer Sapra, Ritu Srivastava

19.11.2020 | Research Article

Hierarchical structures hydrogel evaporator and superhydrophilic water collect device for efficient solar steam evaporation

Efficient light absorption and trapping are of vital importance for the solar water evaporation by hydrogel-based photothermal conversion materials. Conventional strategies are focused on the development of the composition and structure of the …

Autoren:
Wenwei Lei, Sovann Khan, Lie Chen, Norihiro Suzuki, Chiaki Terashima, Kesong Liu, Akira Fujishima, Mingjie Liu

19.11.2020

Anti-vapor-penetration and condensate microdrop self-transport of superhydrophobic oblique nanowire surface under high subcooling

It is well-known that microscale gaps or defects are ubiquitous and can be penetrated by vapor, resulting in the failure of superhydrophobic effect and undesired condensate flooding under high subcooling. Here, we propose and demonstrate that such …

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Rui Wang, Feifei Wu, Fanfei Yu, Jie Zhu, Xuefeng Gao, Lei Jiang

18.11.2020 | Research Article Open Access

Fe atoms anchored on defective nitrogen doped hollow carbon spheres as efficient electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction

Defective electrocatalysts, especially for intrinsic defective carbon, have aroused a wide concern owing to high spin and charge densities. However, the designated nitrogen species favorable for creating defects by the removal of nitrogen, and the …

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Panpan Su, Wenjuan Huang, Jiangwei Zhang, Utsab Guharoy, Qinggang Du, Qiao Sun, Qike Jiang, Yi Cheng, Jie Yang, Xiaoli Zhang, Yongsheng Liu, San Ping Jiang, Jian Liu

17.11.2020 | Research Article

Hierarchical porous carbon heterojunction flake arrays derived from metal organic frameworks and ionic liquid for H2O2 electrochemical detection in cancer tissue

The development of hierarchical nanostructure is demonstrated as an effective strategy to improve catalytic activity and stability of electrocatalysts. Herein, a novel leaf-like hierarchically porous heterojunction flake arrays (FAs), integrated …

Autoren:
Yan Zhang, Qiying Lv, Kai Chi, Qilin Li, Huiling Fan, Bo Cai, Fei Xiao, Shuai Wang, Zheng Wang, Lin Wang

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Controllable photodynamic performance via an acidic microenvironment based on two-dimensional metal-organic frameworks for photodynamic therapy

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a widely-used technology for cancer therapy, but conventional photosensitizers still face some drawbacks, such as hydrophobicity, inadequate pharmacokinetics, low cell/tissue specificity, and uncontrollable …

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Lifeng Hang, Tao Zhang, Hua Wen, Lianbao Liang, Wuming Li, Xiaofen Ma, Guihua Jiang

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Probing interactions at two-dimensional heterointerfaces by boron nitride-wrapped tip

Non-covalent interactions are important for two-dimensional heterointerfaces but challenged to be accurately determined, especially when the dielectric hexagonal boron nitride (BN) is involved. Here, we present a comprehensive quantitative …

Autoren:
Baowen Li, Xiaofei Liu, Wanlin Guo

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Observing antimicrobial process with traceable gold nanoclusters

Understanding the interaction of nanomaterials with biological systems has always been of high concern and interest. An emerging type of nanomaterials, ultrasmall metal nanoclusters (NCs, < 2 nm in size), are promising in this aspect due to their …

Autoren:
Kaiyuan Zheng, Magdiel I. Setyawati, David Tai Leong, Jianping Xie

15.11.2020 | Review Article

Recent progress about 2D metal dichalcogenides: Synthesis and application in photodetectors

In recent years, two-dimensional (2D) layered metal dichalcogenides (MDCs) have received enormous attention on account of their excellent optoelectronic properties. Especially, various MDCs can be constructed into vertical/lateral heterostructures …

Autoren:
Yongfeng Pei, Rui Chen, Hang Xu, Dong He, Changzhong Jiang, Wenqing Li, Xiangheng Xiao

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Synthesis of CsPbX3 (X = Cl/Br, Br, and Br/I)@SiO2/PMMA composite films as color-conversion materials for achieving tunable multi-color and white light emission

All-inorganic cesium lead halide based perovskite nanocrystals (PNCs) exhibit promising optoelectronic properties, but their poor stability and anion exchange reaction limit their broad commercial applications. Herein, we demonstrated the …

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Varnakavi Naresh, Byung Hyo Kim, Nohyun Lee

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Integrated hetero-nanoelectrodes for plasmon-enhanced electrocatalysis of hydrogen evolution

Hetero-nanostructures of plasmonic metals and semiconductors have attracted increasing attention in the field of photocatalysis. However, most of the hetero-nanostructured catalysts are randomly arranged and therefore require comprehensive …

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Wenyu Jiang, Xianxin Wu, Jinquan Chang, Yanhong Ma, Luting Song, Zhexue Chen, Cheng Liang, Xinfeng Liu, Yong Zhang

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Porous rod-like Ni2P/Ni assemblies for enhanced urea electrooxidation

The urea oxidation reaction has attracted increasing attention. Here, porous rod-like Ni2P/Ni assemblies, which consist of numerous nanoparticle subunits with matching interfaces at the nanoscale have been synthesized via a simple phosphating …

Autoren:
Qing Li, Xinran Li, Jiawei Gu, Yanle Li, Ziqi Tian, Huan Pang

15.11.2020 | Research Article

A universal functionalization strategy for biomimetic nanochannel via external electric field assisted non-covalent interaction

Biological ion channels, as fundamental units participating in various daily behaviors with incredible mass transportation and signal transmission, triggered booming researches on manufacturing their artificial prototypes. Biomimetic ion channel …

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Yunfei Teng, Xiang-Yu Kong, Pei Liu, Yongchao Qian, Yuhao Hu, Lin Fu, Weiwen Xin, Lei Jiang, Liping Wen

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Porous γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticle decorated with atomically dispersed platinum: Study on atomic site structural change and gas sensor activity evolution

Decorating semi-conducting metal oxide with noble metal has been recognized as a viable approach to improve the sensitivity of gas sensor. However, conventional method which relys on noble metal nanoparticles is confronted with drawback of …

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Qiheng Li, Zhi Li, Qinghua Zhang, Lirong Zheng, Wensheng Yan, Xiao Liang, Lin Gu, Chen Chen, Dingsheng Wang, Qing Peng, Yadong Li

15.11.2020 | Research Article

Rational design of smart adsorbent equipped with a sensitive indicator via ligand exchange: A hierarchical porous mixed-ligand MOF for simultaneous removal and detection of Hg2+

The increasing accumulation of toxic mercury species in water environment has posed a serious health threat worldwide, making it inevitable to develop the versatile materials to achieve efficient prevention and remediation of mercury pollution.

Autoren:
Liang Zhang, Jing Wang, Huiting Wang, Wentao Zhang, Wenxin Zhu, Ting Du, Yongsheng Ni, Xianghong Xie, Jing Sun, Jianlong Wang