Lignin-graphene oxide inks for 3D printing of graphitic materials with tunable density
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Julien Roman, Wilfrid Neri, Vanessa Fierro, Alain Celzard, Ahmed Bentaleb, Isabelle Ly, Jing Zhong, Alain Derré, Philippe Poulin (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 31, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Tannic acid modified single nanopore with multivalent metal ions recognition and ultra-trace level detection
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Kan Zhan, Ziyi Li, Jun Chen, Yaqi Hou, Jian Zhang, Runqing Sun, Zhenxiang Bu, Lingyun Wang, Miao Wang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 31, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Triboelectric nanogenerator for healthcare and biomedical applications
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Gaurav Khandelwal, Nirmal Prashanth Maria Joseph Raj, Sang-Jae Kim (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 28, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Hetero-atom-doped carbon dots: Doping strategies, properties and applications
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Shihai Miao, Kang Liang, Junjie Zhu, Bai Yang, Dongyuan Zhao, Biao Kong (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 20, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Trap and kill strategy for non-BRCA mutant pancreatic cancer by co-delivery of olaparib and JQ1 with plectin-1 targeting peptide nanoparticles
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Yazhou Wang, Chong Du, Ying Zhao, Guangjun Nie, Yinmo Yang (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 16, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Triboelectric-polarization-enhanced high sensitive ZnO UV sensor
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Hu Li, Luming Zhao, Jianping Meng, Caofeng Pan, Yan Zhang, Yaming Zhang, Zhuo Liu, Yang Zou, Yubo Fan, Zhong Lin Wang, Zhou Li (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 14, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Self-assembly of pentapeptides into morphology-adaptable nanomedicines for enhanced combinatorial chemo-photodynamic therapy
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Zhifei Cheng, Yuanyuan Cheng, Qian Chen, Mingming Li, Jie Wang, Hui Liu, Mengwen Li, Yashan Ning, Zhilin Yu, Yinsong Wang, Hao Wang (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 11, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Can graphene take part in the fight against COVID-19?
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): V. Palmieri, M. Papi (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 8, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Increasing complexity of nanocrystals
Publication date: June 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 32Author(s): Neus G. Bastús, Edgar Gonzalez, Victor Puntes (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 7, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Designing two-dimensional WS2 layered cathode for high-performance aluminum-ion batteries: From micro-assemblies to insertion mechanism
Publication date: June 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 32Author(s): Zhongchen Zhao, Zhengqiang Hu, Qiang Li, Hongsen Li, Xiao Zhang, Yidan Zhuang, Feng Wang, Guihua Yu (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 7, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanocatalyst has the edge on carbon reclamation
Publication date: June 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 32Author(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 5, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Disordered composite promises wearable temperature sensor
Publication date: June 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 32Author(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 5, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Information stored in nanoscale: Encoding data in a single DNA strand with Base64
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Yi Zhang, Linlin Kong, Fei Wang, Bo Li, Chao Ma, Dong Chen, Kai Liu, Chunhai Fan, Hongjie Zhang (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 5, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanoscale spatial mapping of charge carrier dynamics in perovskite solar cells
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Behzad Bahrami, Ashraful Haider Chowdhury, Ashim Gurung, Sally Mabrouk, Khan Mamun Reza, Sheikh Ifatur Rahman, Rajesh Pathak, Qiquan Qiao (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - May 2, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Bio-inspired Nanoscaled Electronic/Ionic Conduction Networks for Room-Temperature All-Solid-State Sodium-Sulfur Battery
Publication date: August 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 33Author(s): Hongli Wan, Wei Weng, Fudong Han, Liangting Cai, Chunsheng Wang, Xiayin Yao (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - April 30, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Writing is on the wall for intelligent clothing
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - April 19, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

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Publication date: April 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 31Author(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - April 12, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: April 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 31Author(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - April 12, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Protein nanowires generate power from humidity
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - April 9, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Gold tape releases layered materials from bonds
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - April 9, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanographene’s frustrated electrons hold magnetic attraction
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - April 3, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

The success of nanomedicine
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Twan Lammers, Mauro Ferrari (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - March 21, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Anisotropic plasmonic nanostructures for colorimetric sensing
Publication date: June 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 32Author(s): Jingbin Zeng, Yu Zhang, Teng Zeng, Rashed Aleisa, Zhiwei Qiu, Yuzhu Chen, Jiankun Huang, Dawei Wang, Zifeng Yan, Yadong Yin (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - March 10, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Raman spectroscopy stretches beyond the nanoscale
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - February 28, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Active matter therapeutics
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Arijit Ghosh, Weinan Xu, Neha Gupta, David H. Gracias (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - February 26, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanomaterials/microorganism-integrated microbiotic nanomedicine
Publication date: June 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 32Author(s): Minfeng Huo, Liying Wang, Yu Chen, Jianlin ShiAbstractBased on the great advances of the nanomaterials and nanotechnology in the last decade, nanomedicine combining the nanomaterials and nanobiotechnology has been attracting intensive attentions worldwide owing to its bright prospects in generating numerous theranostic modalities against various pathological lesions. Nevertheless, synthetic nanomaterials-based nanomedicine is now facing critical challenges of less effective targeting and insufficient accumulations at pathological sites, raising the critical...
Source: Nano Today - February 23, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Tumor microenvironment-responsive intelligent nanoplatforms for cancer theranostics
Publication date: June 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 32Author(s): Fei Gong, Nailin Yang, Xianwen Wang, Qi Zhao, Qian Chen, Zhuang Liu, Liang ChengAbstractThe design and development of tumor microenvironment (TME)-responsive intelligent nanoplatforms have attracted increasing interest to enhance the therapeutic effects of drugs, due to their potential to address some significant therapeutic issues, such as unsatisfying therapeutic outcomes and serious side effects. In this review, we mainly summarize the strategies used to construct these nanoplatforms based on characteristic factors present at high levels in the TME, incl...
Source: Nano Today - February 22, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: February 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 30Author(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - February 12, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

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Publication date: February 2020Source: Nano Today, Volume 30Author(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - February 12, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Patterning and applications of nanoporous structures in organic electronics
Publication date: Available online 8 February 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Deyang Ji, Tao Li, Harald FuchsAbstractOrganic electronic devices have received intensive interests from both academia and industry due to their potential for low-cost, large-area, and solution-processed alternative to conventional inorganic devices. The integration of nanoporous structures into organic electronics endows devices with unique capabilities for enhanced performance and promising capacity for various applications. Recent advances in patterning and applications of nanoporous structures have greatly promoted the progress of organic el...
Source: Nano Today - February 9, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanoparticles don’t mind the gap when it comes to tumors
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - February 2, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Bending graphene hinges on slippery layers
Publication date: Available online 1 February 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - February 2, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanostructured polymer turns to the light
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - January 31, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

A new twist on growing carbon nanotubes
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): (Source: Nano Today)
Source: Nano Today - January 31, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Three-dimensional nanoparticle assemblies with tunable plasmonics via a layer-by-layer process
Publication date: Available online 19 December 2019Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Thomas L. Derrien, Shogo Hamada, Max Zhou, Detlef-M. Smilgies, Dan LuoAbstractRecently, DNA has emerged as a designer material for the controlled assembly of nanoparticles. The unique programmability of Watson-Crick base pairing offers limitless control over assembly via specific interactions. At the same time, reliance on non-specific interactions, such as layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly offers a simple assembly method, albeit with limited control. Here, by assembling DNA-capped gold nanoparticles in a LbL fashion we combine these two approaches...
Source: Nano Today - January 17, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Mechanistic understanding of the electrocatalytic CO2 reduction reaction – New developments based on advanced instrumental techniques
Publication date: Available online 16 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Ying Zhang, Si-Xuan Guo, Xiaolong Zhang, Alan M. Bond, Jie ZhangAbstractAdvanced instrumental techniques have played a crucial role in providing experimental evidence of reaction intermediates and kinetic information needed to correlate reactivity and product selectivity with the intrinsic properties of electrocatalysts used in the electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction (eCO2RR). In this review article, new developments in instrumental techniques for the mechanistic study of the eCO2RR under in situ or operando conditions are surveyed. Initially...
Source: Nano Today - January 17, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanoporous core@shell particles: Design, preparation, applications in bioadsorption and biocatalysis
Publication date: Available online 16 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Haiyang Su, Qiang Tian, Cameron-Alexander Hurd Price, Lin Xu, Kun Qian, Jian LiuAbstractCore@shell particles with controlled structure and morphology are gradually attracting attention due to their unique properties and potential applications related to electronics, catalysis, sustainability and biomedicine. In particular, the design of nanoporous core@shell particles has emerged as a key focus in recent years because of their ultra-high surface area, tunable porous structure and orientation, which play vital roles in bioadsorption and biocataly...
Source: Nano Today - January 17, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Heteroatom doping of two-dimensional materials: From graphene to chalcogenides
Publication date: Available online 14 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Haoyue Zhu, Xin Gan, Amber McCreary, Ruitao Lv, Zhong Lin, Mauricio TerronesAbstractIn recent years, research on two-dimensional (2D) materials including graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs), especially molybdenum and tungsten disulfides (MoS2 and WS2), has rapidly developed. In order to meet the increasing demands of using these 2D materials in fields as diverse as optoelectronics and sensing, heteroatom doping has become an effective method to tune their electronic and physico-chemical properties. This review discusses versati...
Source: Nano Today - January 16, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanomaterials to avoid and destroy protein aggregates
Publication date: Available online 11 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Félix Sauvage, Joost Schymkowitz, Frederic Rousseau, Bela Z. Schmidt, Katrien Remaut, Kevin Braeckmans, Stefaan C. De SmedtAbstractAggregation of proteins is involved in many disorders. Besides amyloid fibrils, which mostly form in the brain, other kind of protein aggregates can lead, for example, to clots in the blood or floaters in the vitreous of the eye. This review aims to overview on how nanomaterials could be employed to avoid and destroy most diverse protein aggregates. Indeed, thanks to their recognized versatility, (stimuli-resp...
Source: Nano Today - January 13, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanoimprint lithography: Emergent materials and methods of actuation
Publication date: Available online 8 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Lewis M. Cox, Alina M. Martinez, Adrienne K. Blevins, Nancy Sowan, Yifu Ding, Christopher N. BowmanAbstractShortly after its inception, nanoimprint lithography (NIL) was primarily used as tool for the thermal embossing and flash curing of thermoplastic resists and polymer precursors, respectively. Driven by a need for high density material architectures, the semi-conductor industry served as the primary inspiration for NIL development for decades. However, as new resist materials have been explored, the variety of fields investing resources into ...
Source: Nano Today - January 8, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Design of bimetallic catalysts and electrocatalysts through the control of reactive environments
Publication date: Available online 6 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Yung-Tin Pan, Hong YangAbstractBimetallic nanocatalysts often exhibit enhanced performances, which are directly related to the specific atomic arrangements of the two metal elements on and near surface. It is thus important to control not only the overall but also, perhaps more critically, near surface compositions and structures. While many approaches have been developed for making bimetallic nanostructures with predetermined overall compositions, the control of surface structures with a high degree of accuracy is still a challenge. With the rec...
Source: Nano Today - January 7, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Point-defect-optimized electron distribution for enhanced electrocatalysis: Towards the perfection of the imperfections
Publication date: Available online 6 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Shilong Jiao, Xianwei Fu, Li Zhang, Yu-Jia Zeng, Hongwen HuangAbstractConflicts between the limited energy resources and the continuingly growing demand of the industry accompanied by worsening climate change have pushed the development of energy storage and conversion devices to the center of the research society. Electrocatalysis, which converts chemical energy and electricity to one another, has emerged as a potential solution for providing affordable clean energy and alleviating the environmental crisis. Defects with zero to three dimensions,...
Source: Nano Today - January 7, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Strategies for developing sensitive and specific nanoparticle-based lateral flow assays as point-of-care diagnostic device
Publication date: Available online 3 January 2020Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Jun Hui Soh, Hsi-Min Chan, Jackie Y. YingAbstractFrom a home-based pregnancy self-testing kit, lateral flow assays (LFAs) have proliferated and gained widespread utilization as point-of-care (POC) test kits. Their prevalence is due to their portability, rapid time-to-result, simplicity, stability, and cost-effectiveness. LFAs are well-suited for early detection of infectious diseases, which threatens public health and the economy, enabling timely medical intervention, and management of disease and treatment. This is vital for rural and resource-l...
Source: Nano Today - January 4, 2020 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Non-oxide semiconductors for artificial photosynthesis: Progress on photoelectrochemical water splitting and carbon dioxide reduction
This article provides a review on promising non-oxide semiconductors for PEC conversion of solar energy into chemical fuels. The efforts to increase charge transport and separation, to accelerate the charge transfer kinetics across various interfaces, and to engender long-term durability of these non-oxide photoelectrodes are emphasized. As screening, evaluation and optimization have led to substantial improvement in both PEC performance and operational durability, non-oxide semiconductors will provide new opportunities, in addition to classical metal oxide semiconductors, to realize efficient and cost-effective PEC solar ...
Source: Nano Today - December 28, 2019 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Nanofabrication approaches for functional three-dimensional architectures
Publication date: Available online 20 December 2019Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Hangbo Zhao, Yongjun Lee, Mengdi Han, Bhupendra K. Sharma, Xuexian Chen, Jong-Hyun Ahn, John A. RogersAbstractThree-dimensional (3D) functional systems with sizes in the micro- and nanometer regime are of growing importance across a wide range of electrical, optical, and biological contexts. The unique functionalities of such platforms follow from engineering the shapes, geometries, and architectures of materials into 3D layouts. The main challenges are in developing techniques/methods with sufficient levels of resolution and with broad materia...
Source: Nano Today - December 22, 2019 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Novel properties and applications of chiral inorganic nanostructures
Publication date: Available online 20 December 2019Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Lian Xiao, Tingting An, Lin Wang, Xiaoling Xu, Handong SunAbstractChiral inorganic nanostructures have drawn much attention by virtue of their fascinating fundamental physical properties as well as the abundant applications. Over the past two decades, much effort has been paid to chiral inorganic nanostructures and substantial progresses have been achieved from the sample preparation, chirality origination investigation to practical applications. In this review, we summarize and evaluate the recent progresses of the chiral inorganic nanostructu...
Source: Nano Today - December 22, 2019 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

From colloidal dispersions to aerogels: How to master nanoparticle gelation
Publication date: Available online 20 December 2019Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Fabian Matter, Ana Laura Luna, Markus NiederbergerAbstractNanoparticle-based aerogels are one of the few examples of 3-dimensional nanoparticle assemblies that can achieve macroscopic sizes while fully retaining the size-specific properties of the initial nanobuilding blocks. A typical synthesis involves three main steps: i) Preparation of a stable dispersion containing all the building blocks with the desired composition, size, shape and crystallinity, ii) controlled destabilization of the dispersion into a gel, and iii) drying of the gels und...
Source: Nano Today - December 22, 2019 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Skin in the diagnostics game: Wearable biosensor nano- and microsystems for medical diagnostics
Publication date: Available online 20 December 2019Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Muamer Dervisevic, Maria Alba, Beatriz Prieto-Simon, Nicolas H. VoelckerAbstractThe skin, as the largest and most accessible organ in the human body, contains biofluids rich in biomarkers useful not only in diagnosis and monitoring of diseases, but also in profiling an individual’s wellbeing. Advancements in micro- and nanotechnology research have underpinned the development of multifunctional wearable sensing devices. Those sensors may allow monitoring of physiological parameters from different skin sections such as epidermis, dermis and...
Source: Nano Today - December 22, 2019 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Self-healing polymers with nanomaterials and nanostructures
Publication date: Available online 20 December 2019Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Lei Zhai, Ameya Narkar, Kollbe AhnAbstractSelf-healing polymers have attracted a lot of attentions in the past two decades, driven by their intriguing applications, new synthetic approaches and understanding of nanoscale mechanism and discovery of nanomaterials. Nanomaterials and nanostructures in polymers provide large surface area, rich functional groups and unique properties that facilitate the healing process. This review provides an introduction of the key studies from a historical standpoint and the chronological advancement of the design...
Source: Nano Today - December 22, 2019 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research

Three dimension nanoparticle assemblies with tunable plasmonics via a layer-by-layer process
Publication date: Available online 19 December 2019Source: Nano TodayAuthor(s): Thomas L. Derrien, Shogo Hamada, Max Zhou, Detlef-M. Smilgies, Dan LuoAbstractRecently, DNA has emerged as a designer material for the controlled assembly of nanoparticles. The unique programmability of Watson-crick base pairing offers limitless control over assembly via specific interactions. At the same time, reliance on non-specific interactions, such as layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly offers a simple assembly method, albeit with limited control. Here, by assembling DNA-capped gold nanoparticles in a LbL fashion we combine these two approaches...
Source: Nano Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research