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A stretchable strain sensor based on a metal nanoparticle thin film for human motion detection
Jaehwan Lee, Sanghyeok Kim, Jinjae Lee, Daejong Yang, Byong Chon Park, Seunghwa Ryu and Inkyu Park
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03295K, Paper

The search for the most stable structures of silicon–carbon monolayer compounds
Pengfei Li, Rulong Zhou and Xiao Cheng Zeng
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR03247K, Communication

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Thiolate-protected Ni39 and Ni41 nanoclusters: synthesis, self-assembly and magnetic properties
Jianwei Ji, Guan Wang, Tianwei Wang, Xiaozeng You and Xiangxing Xu
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01063A, Paper

Microscopic mechanisms of vertical graphene and carbon nanotube cap nucleation from hydrocarbon growth precursors
Umedjon Khalilov, Annemie Bogaerts and Erik C. Neyts
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00669K, Paper

Length scale of Leidenfrost ratchet switches droplet directionality

Rebecca L. Agapov, Jonathan B. Boreyko, Dayrl P. Briggs, Bernadeta R. Srijanto, Scott T. Retterer, C. Patrick Collier and Nickolay V. Lavrik
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02362E, Paper

B38: an all-boron fullerene analogue
Jian Lv, Yanchao Wang, Li Zhu and Yanming Ma
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01846J, Communication

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Fabrication of sub-20 nm nanopore arrays in membranes with embedded metal electrodes at wafer scales
Jingwei Bai, Deqiang Wang, Sung-wook Nam, Hongbo Peng, Robert Bruce, Lynn Gignac, Markus Brink, Ernst Kratschmer, Stephen Rossnagel, Phil Waggoner, Kathleen Reuter, Chao Wang, Yann Astier, Venkat Balagurusamy, Binquan Luan, Young Kwark, Eric Joseph, Mike Guillorn, Stanislav Polonsky, Ajay Royyuru, S. Papa Rao and Gustavo Stolovitzky
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06723H, Paper

Polarized photocurrent response in black phosphorus field-effect transistors
Tu Hong, Bhim Chamlagain, Wenzhi Lin, Hsun-Jen Chuang, Minghu Pan, Zhixian Zhou and Ya-Qiong Xu
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02164A, Paper

Highly efficient and low voltage silver nanowire-based OLEDs employing a n-type hole injection layer
Hyungjin Lee, Donghwa Lee, Yumi Ahn, Eun-Woo Lee, Lee Soon Park and Youngu Lee
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01768D, Communication

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Lanthanide-doped upconversion nanoparticles electrostatically coupled with photosensitizers for near-infrared-triggered photodynamic therapy
Meng Wang, Zhuo Chen, Wei Zheng, Haomiao Zhu, Shan Lu, En Ma, Datao Tu, Shanyong Zhou, Mingdong Huang and Xueyuan Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01826E, Paper


Current transport in graphene/AlGaN/GaN vertical heterostructures probed at nanoscale
Gabriele Fisichella, Giuseppe Greco, Fabrizio Roccaforte and Filippo Giannazzo
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01150C, Paper

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3-Dimensional atomic scale structure of the ionic liquid–graphite interface elucidated by AM-AFM and quantum chemical simulations
Alister J. Page, Aaron Elbourne, Ryan Stefanovic, Matthew A. Addicoat, Gregory G. Warr, Kislon Voïtchovsky and Rob Atkin
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01219D, Paper

An electrospun nanowire-based triboelectric nanogenerator and its application in a fully self-powered UV detector
Youbin Zheng, Li Cheng, Miaomiao Yuan, Zhe Wang, Lu Zhang, Yong Qin and Tao Jing
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01934B, Communication

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Facile synthesis of intense green light emitting LiGdF4:Yb,Er-based upconversion bipyramidal nanocrystals and their polymer composites
Hyejin Na, Jong Seok Jeong, Hye Jung Chang, Hyun You Kim, Kyoungja Woo, Kipil Lim, K. Andre Mkhoyan and Ho Seong Jang
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00857J, Paper

Can small hydrophobic gold nanoparticles inhibit β2-microglobulin fibrillation?
Giorgia Brancolini, Dimitrios Toroz and Stefano Corni
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01514B, Paper

Directional and enhanced spontaneous emission with a corrugated metal probe
Hongming Shen, Guowei Lu, Yingbo He, Yuqing Cheng, Haitao Liu and Qihuang Gong
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01037J, Paper

A mechanical and electrical transistor structure (METS) with a sub-2 nm nanogap for effective voltage scaling
Byung-Hyun Lee, Dong-Il Moon, HyunJae Jang, Chang-Hoon Kim, Myeong-Lok Seol, Ji-Min Choi, Dong-Il Lee, Min-Wu Kim, Jun-Bo Yoon and Yang-Kyu Choi
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06251A, Communication

Asymmetrically-gated graphene self-switching diodes as negative differential resistance devices
Feras Al-Dirini, Faruque M. Hossain, Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas and Efstratios Skafidas
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00112E, Paper

Phase transition of a perovskite strongly coupled to the vacuum field
Shaojun Wang, Arkadiusz Mika, James A. Hutchison, Cyriaque Genet, Abdelaziz Jouaiti, Mir Wais Hosseini and Thomas W. Ebbesen
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01971G, Communication

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Emerging double helical nanostructures
Meng-Qiang Zhao, Qiang Zhang, Gui-Li Tian and Fei Wei
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00271G, Review Article

Fragmentation and exfoliation of 2-dimensional materials: a statistical approach
Konstantinos Kouroupis-Agalou, Andrea Liscio, Emanuele Treossi, Luca Ortolani, Vittorio Morandi, Nicola Maria Pugno and Vincenzo Palermo
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06919B, Paper

Multi-level control of conductive nano-filament evolution in HfO2 ReRAM by pulse-train operations
L. Zhao, H.-Y. Chen, S.-C. Wu, Z. Jiang, S. Yu, T.-H. Hou, H.-S. Philip Wong and Y. Nishi
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00500G, Communication

Solution-processed copper–nickel nanowire anodes for organic solar cells
Ian E. Stewart, Aaron R. Rathmell, Liang Yan, Shengrong Ye, Patrick F. Flowers, Wei You and Benjamin J. Wiley
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01024H, Paper

Twin-driven thermoelectric figure-of-merit enhancement of Bi2Te3 nanowires
Ho Sun Shin, Seong Gi Jeon, Jin Yu, Yong-Sung Kim, Hyun Min Park and Jae Yong Song
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00191E, Paper

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Incorporation of a self-aligned selective emitter to realize highly efficient (12.8%) Si nanowire solar cells
Han-Don Um, Kwang-Tae Park, Jin-Young Jung, Xiaopeng Li, Keya Zhou, Sang-Won Jee and Jung-Ho Lee
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00455H, Paper

Plasmonic Fano resonances in metallic nanorod complexes

Zhong-Jian Yang, Zhong-Hua Hao, Hai-Qing Lin and Qu-Quan Wang
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06502B, Feature Article

Porous CuCo2O4 nanocubes wrapped by reduced graphene oxide as high-performance lithium-ion battery anodes
Wenpei Kang, Yongbing Tang, Wenyue Li, Zhangpeng Li, Xia Yang, Jun Xu and Chun-Sing Lee
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00446A, Paper

Engineering electronic properties of layered transition-metal dichalcogenide compounds through alloying

Alex Kutana, Evgeni S. Penev and Boris I. Yakobson
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00177J, Paper

One-pot synthesis of ultralong coaxial Au@Pt nanocables with numerous highly catalytically active perpendicular twinning boundaries and Au@Pt core–shell bead structures
Jisun Yoon, Hionsuck Baik, Sangmin Lee, Seong Jung Kwon and Kwangyeol Lee
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00551A, Communication

High-speed scanning thermal lithography for nanostructuring of electronic devices
Joseph E. Shaw, Paul N. Stavrinou and Thomas D. Anthopoulos
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00209A, Paper

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One-step formation of responsive “dumbbell” nanoparticle dimers via quasi-two-dimensional polymer single crystals
Tian Zhou, Bin Dong, Hao Qi, Hang Kuen Lau and Christopher Y. Li
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00501E, Communication

Strain engineering of selective chemical adsorption on monolayer MoS2
Liangzhi Kou, Aijun Du, Changfeng Chen and Thomas Frauenheim
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06670C, Paper

Carbon dioxide conversion into hydrocarbon fuels on defective graphene-supported Cu nanoparticles from first principles
Dong-Hee Lim, Jun Ho Jo, Dong Yun Shin, Jennifer Wilcox, Hyung Chul Ham and Suk Woo Nam
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06539A, Communication

Chirality effects at each amino acid position on tripeptide self-assembly into hydrogel biomaterials
S. Marchesan, C. D. Easton, K. E. Styan, L. J. Waddington, F. Kushkaki, L. Goodall, K. M. McLean, J. S. Forsythe and P. G. Hartley
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06752A, Paper

Point-of-care detection and real-time monitoring of intravenously delivered drugs via tubing with an integrated SERS sensor
Hsin-Yu Wu and Brian T. Cunningham
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00027G, Paper

Highly efficient and recyclable triple-shelled Ag@Fe3O4@SiO2@TiO2 photocatalysts for degradation of organic pollutants and reduction of hexavalent chromium ions
Jianwei Su, Yunxia Zhang, Sichao Xu, Shuan Wang, Hualin Ding, Shusheng Pan, Guozhong Wang, Guanghai Li and Huijun Zhao
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00534A, Paper

Nanowire array chips for molecular typing of rare trafficking leukocytes with application to neurodegenerative pathology
Minsuk Kwak, Dong-Joo Kim, Mi-Ri Lee, Yu Wu, Lin Han, Sang-Kwon Lee and Rong Fan
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06465D, Paper

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Room-temperature self-powered ethanol sensing of a Pd/ZnO nanoarray nanogenerator driven by human finger movement
Yujie Lin, Ping Deng, Yuxin Nie, Yuefeng Hu, Lili Xing, Yan Zhang and Xinyu Xue
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06809A, Paper

A Mo nanoscrew formed by crystalline Mo grains with high conductivity and excellent field emission properties
Yan Shen, Ningsheng Xu, Shaozhi Deng, Yu Zhang, Fei Liu and Jun Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06811K, Paper

DNA induced intense plasmonic circular dichroism of highly purified gold nanobipyramids
Wenjing Liu, Di Liu, Zhening Zhu, Bing Han, Yan Gao and Zhiyong Tang
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00166D, Communication

Nanostructures on graphene using supramolecule and supramolecular nanocomposites
Peter Bai, Joseph Kao, Jian-Hao Chen, William Mickelson, Alex Zettl and Ting Xu
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR00420E, Communication

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