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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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Temperature-induced transitions of self-assembled phthalocyanine molecular nanoarrays at the solid–liquid interface: from randomness to order
Fangyun Hu, Yunnan Gong, Xuemei Zhang, Jindong Xue, Bo Liu, Tongbu Lu, Ke Deng, Wubiao Duan, Qingdao Zeng and Chen Wang
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06320H, Paper

Layering transition in confined silicon

Yezeng He, Xiongying Li, Hui Li, Yanyan Jiang and Xiufang Bian
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06174D, Paper

Self-constructed tree-shape high thermal conductivity nanosilver networks in epoxy
Kamyar Pashayi, Hafez Raeisi Fard, Fengyuan Lai, Sushumna Iruvanti, Joel Plawsky and Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06494H, Paper

What are grain boundary structures in graphene?
Zheng-Lu Li, Zhi-Ming Li, Hai-Yuan Cao, Ji-Hui Yang, Qiang Shu, Yue-Yu Zhang, H. J. Xiang and X. G. Gong
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06823D, Paper

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Assembly-mediated Interplay of Dipolar Interactions and Surface Spin Disorder in Colloidal Maghemite Nanoclusters
A. Kostopoulou, K. Brintakis, M. Vasilakaki, K. N. Trohidou, A. P. Douvalis, A. Lascialfari, L. Manna and A. Lappas
DOI:  10.1039/C3NR06103EDOI, Paper

Insulating to metallic transition of an oxidized boron nitride nanosheet coating by tuning surface oxygen adsorption
Yufeng Guo and Wanlin Guo
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06227A, Paper

Spin-induced band modifications of graphene through intercalation of magnetic iron atoms
S. J. Sung, J. W. Yang, P. R. Lee, J. G. Kim, M. T. Ryu, H. M. Park, G. Lee, C. C. Hwang, Kwang. S. Kim, J. S. Kim and J. W. Chung
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR04178F, Paper

Erasable thin-film optical diode based on a photoresponsive liquid crystal polymer
Xinping Zhang, Jian Zhang, Yujian Sun, Huai Yang and Haifeng Yu
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06623A, Paper

A facile single-step synthesis of ternary multicore magneto-plasmonic nanoparticles
Maria Benelmekki, Murtaza Bohra, Jeong-Hwan Kim, Rosa E. Diaz, Jerome Vernieres, Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos and Mukhles Sowwan
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06114K, Communication

Electrospun Na3V2(PO4)3/C nanofibers as stable cathode materials for sodium-ion batteries
Jun Liu, Kun Tang, Kepeng Song, Peter A. van Aken, Yan Yu and Joachim Maier
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05329F, Communication

Probing the effect of surface chemistry on the electrical properties of ultrathin gold nanowire sensors
Alexandre Kisner, Marc Heggen, Dirk Mayer, Ulrich Simon, Andreas Offenhäusser and Yulia Mourzina
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05927H, Paper

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Take a look at this week’s selection! These articles are available free for a limited time: Graphical abstract: Immunotoxicity of nanoparticles: a computational study suggests that CNTs and C60 fullerenes might be recognized as pathogens by Toll-like receptors

Mesomorphic ionic hyperbranched polymers: effect of structural parameters on liquid-crystalline properties and on the formation of gold nanohybrids
Hong Hanh Nguyen, Clara Valverde Serrano, Pierre Lavedan, Dominique Goudounèche, Anne-Françoise Mingotaud, Nancy Lauth-de Viguerie and Jean-Daniel Marty
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05913H, Paper

Immunotoxicity of nanoparticles: a computational study suggests that CNTs and C60 fullerenes might be recognized as pathogens by Toll-like receptors
M. Turabekova, B. Rasulev, M. Theodore, J. Jackman, D. Leszczynska and J. Leszczynski
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05772K, Communication

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Take a look at this week’s selection! This article is available free for a limited time: Graphical abstract: Vacancy diffusion and coalescence in graphene directed by defect strain fields

Vacancy diffusion and coalescence in graphene directed by defect strain fields
Thomas Trevethan, Christopher D. Latham, Malcolm I. Heggie, Patrick R. Briddon and Mark J. Rayson
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06222H, Paper

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Take a look at this week’s selection! These articles are available free for a limited time: Graphical abstract: Graphene–nickel interfaces: a review

High performance few-layer GaS photodetector and its unique photo-response in different gas environments
Shengxue Yang, Yan Li, Xiaozhou Wang, Nengjie Huo, Jian-Bai Xia, Shu-Shen Li and Jingbo Li
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05965K, Communication

Local structural investigation of Eu3+-doped BaTiO3 nanocrystals
Federico A. Rabuffetti, Sean P. Culver, John S. Lee and Richard L. Brutchey
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06610J, Paper

Graphene–nickel interfaces: a review
Arjun Dahal and Matthias Batzill
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05279F, Review Article

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Take a look at this week’s selection! These articles are available free for a limited time: Graphical abstract: Probing the atomic structure of metallic nanoclusters with the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope

Synthesis of Mn2O3 nanomaterials with controllable porosity and thickness for enhanced lithium-ion batteries performance
Xing Zhang, Yitai Qian, Yongchun Zhu and Kaibin Tang
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05551E, Paper

Light extraction enhancement with radiation pattern shaping of LEDs by waveguiding nanorods with impedance-matching tips
Yu-Hsuan Hsiao, Cheng-Ying Chen, Li-Chuan Huang, Guan-Jhong Lin, Der-Hsien Lien, Jian-Jang Huang and Jr-Hau He
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05226E, Paper

Transport of nanoparticles through the blood–brain barrier for imaging and therapeutic applications
Malka Shilo, Menachem Motiei, Panet Hana and Rachela Popovtzer
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR04878K, Paper

Probing the atomic structure of metallic nanoclusters with the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope
Koen Schouteden, Koen Lauwaet, Ewald Janssens, Giovanni Barcaro, Alessandro Fortunelli, Chris Van Haesendonck and Peter Lievens
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR03585A, Paper

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Take a look at this week’s selection! This article is available free for a limited time: Graphical abstract: Selective catalytic burning of graphene by SiOx layer depletion

Selective catalytic burning of graphene by SiOx layer depletion
Kyoung-Jae Lee, Kyuwook Ihm, Yogesh Kumar, Jaeyoon Baik, Mihyun Yang, Hyun-Joon Shin, Tai-Hee Kang, Sukmin Chung and Byung Hee Hong
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR04692C, Paper

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Take a look at this week’s selection! These articles are available free for a limited time: Graphical abstract: Facile preparation of hierarchically porous polymer microspheres for superhydrophobic coating

Facile preparation of hierarchically porous polymer microspheres for superhydrophobic coating
Jiefeng Gao, Julia Shuk-Ping Wong, Mingjun Hu, Wan Li and Robert. K. Y. Li
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05281H, Paper

Synthesis and electrocatalytic properties of PtBi nanoplatelets and PdBi nanowires
Hanbin Liao, Jinghan Zhu and Yanglong Hou
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05590F, Paper

Multimodal chemo–magnetic control of self-propelling microbots
Amit Kumar Singh, Krishna Kanti Dey, Arun Chattopadhyay, Tapas Kumar Mandal and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05294J, Paper

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