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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: Q3 July–September 2016

Take a look at the most-downloaded RSC Advances articles from the months of July, August and September 2016 and let us know what you think!

Free radicals, natural antioxidants, and their reaction mechanisms
Satish Balasaheb Nimse and Dilipkumar Pal
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 27986-28006
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13315C

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K

Synthesis and characterization of magnetic bromochromate hybrid nanomaterials with triphenylphosphine surface-modified iron oxide nanoparticles and their catalytic application in multicomponent reactions
Ali Maleki, Rahmatollah Rahimi, Saied Maleki and Negar Hamidi
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 29765-29771
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA04654D

Thermal-runaway experiments on consumer Li-ion batteries with metal-oxide and olivin-type cathodes
Andrey W. Golubkov, David Fuchs, Julian Wagner, Helmar Wiltsche, Christoph Stangl, Gisela Fauler, Gernot Voitic, Alexander Thaler and Viktor Hacker
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3633-3642
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45748F

Synthesis and properties of molybdenum disulphide: from bulk to atomic layers
Intek Song, Chibeom Park and Hee Cheul Choi
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 7495-7514
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11852A

Graphene and its nanocomposite material based electrochemical sensor platform for dopamine
Alagarsamy Pandikumar, Gregory Thien Soon How, Teo Peik See, Fatin Saiha Omar, Subramaniam Jayabal, Khosro Zangeneh Kamali, Norazriena Yusoff, Asilah Jamil, Ramasamy Ramaraj, Swamidoss Abraham John, Hong Ngee Lim and Nay Ming Huang
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 63296-63323
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13777A

Dual protection of amino functions involving Boc
Ulf Ragnarsson and Leif Grehn
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 18691-18697
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA42956C

Electrically conductive polymers and composites for biomedical applications
Gagan Kaur, Raju Adhikari, Peter Cass, Mark Bown and Pathiraja Gunatillake
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 37553-37567
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01851J

Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals: controlled synthesis and surface chemistry in organic media
Jin Chang and Eric R. Waclawik
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 23505-23527
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02684E

Anti-bacterial surfaces: natural agents, mechanisms of action, and plasma surface modification
K. Bazaka, M. V. Jacob, W. Chrzanowski and K. Ostrikov
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 48739-48759
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA17244B

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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: Q2 April–June 2016

Take a look at the most-downloaded RSC Advances articles from the months of April, May and June 2016 and let us know what you think!

Free radicals, natural antioxidants, and their reaction mechanisms
Satish Balasaheb Nimse and Dilipkumar Pal
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 27986-28006
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13315C

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K

Thermal-runaway experiments on consumer Li-ion batteries with metal-oxide and olivin-type cathodes
Andrey W. Golubkov, David Fuchs, Julian Wagner, Helmar Wiltsche, Christoph Stangl, Gisela Fauler, Gernot Voitic, Alexander Thaler and Viktor Hacker
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3633-3642
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45748F

Synthesis and properties of molybdenum disulphide: from bulk to atomic layers
Intek Song, Chibeom Park and Hee Cheul Choi
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 7495-7514
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11852A

Advancements in the stability of perovskite solar cells: degradation mechanisms and improvement approaches
Bobo Li, Yafang Li, Chaoyue Zheng, Deqing Gao and Wei Huang
RSC Adv., 2016,6, 38079-38091
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA27424A

Dual protection of amino functions involving Boc
Ulf Ragnarsson and Leif Grehn
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 18691-18697
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA42956C

Third-generation solar cells: a review and comparison of polymer:fullerene, hybrid polymer and perovskite solar cells
Junfeng Yan and Brian R. Saunders
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 43286-43314
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA07064J

Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals: controlled synthesis and surface chemistry in organic media
Jin Chang and Eric R. Waclawik
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 23505-23527
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02684E

Electrically conductive polymers and composites for biomedical applications
Gagan Kaur, Raju Adhikari, Peter Cass, Mark Bown and Pathiraja Gunatillake
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 37553-37567
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01851J

Graphene and its nanocomposite material based electrochemical sensor platform for dopamine
Alagarsamy Pandikumar, Gregory Thien Soon How, Teo Peik See, Fatin Saiha Omar, Subramaniam Jayabal, Khosro Zangeneh Kamali, Norazriena Yusoff, Asilah Jamil, Ramasamy Ramaraj, Swamidoss Abraham John, Hong Ngee Lim and Nay Ming Huang
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 63296-63323
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13777A

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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: Q1 Jan–Mar 2016

Take a look at the most-downloaded RSC Advances articles from the months of October, November and December 2015 and let us know what you think!

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K

Free radicals, natural antioxidants, and their reaction mechanisms
Satish Balasaheb Nimse and Dilipkumar Pal
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 27986-28006
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13315C

Thermal-runaway experiments on consumer Li-ion batteries with metal-oxide and olivin-type cathodes
Andrey W. Golubkov, David Fuchs, Julian Wagner, Helmar Wiltsche, Christoph Stangl, Gisela Fauler, Gernot Voitic, Alexander Thaler and Viktor Hacker
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3633-3642
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45748F

Synthesis and properties of molybdenum disulphide: from bulk to atomic layers
Intek Song, Chibeom Park and Hee Cheul Choi
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 7495-7514
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11852A

Orientation dependence of the pseudo-Hall effect in p-type 3C–SiC four-terminal devices under mechanical stress
Hoang-Phuong Phan, Afzaal Qamar, Dzung Viet Dao, Toan Dinh, Li Wang, Jisheng Han, Philip Tanner, Sima Dimitrijev and Nam-Trung Nguyen
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 56377-56381
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA10144A

Formation of organic–inorganic mixed halide perovskite films by thermal evaporation of PbCl<inf>2</inf> and CH<inf>3</inf>NH<inf>3</inf>I compounds
Cheng Gao, Jiang Liu, Cheng Liao, Qinyan Ye, Yongzheng Zhang, Xulin He, Xiaowei Guo, Jun Mei and Woonming Lau
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 26175-26180
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA17316C

Dual protection of amino functions involving Boc
Ulf Ragnarsson and Leif Grehn
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 18691-18697
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA42956C

Third-generation solar cells: a review and comparison of polymer:fullerene, hybrid polymer and perovskite solar cells
Junfeng Yan and Brian R. Saunders
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 43286-43314
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA07064J

Graphene and its nanocomposite material based electrochemical sensor platform for dopamine
Alagarsamy Pandikumar, Gregory Thien Soon How, Teo Peik See, Fatin Saiha Omar, Subramaniam Jayabal, Khosro Zangeneh Kamali, Norazriena Yusoff, Asilah Jamil, Ramasamy Ramaraj, Swamidoss Abraham John, Hong Ngee Lim and Nay Ming Huang
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 63296-63323
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13777A

Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals: controlled synthesis and surface chemistry in organic media
Jin Chang and Eric R. Waclawik
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 23505-23527
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02684E


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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: Q4 Oct–Dec 2015

Take a look at the most-downloaded RSC Advances articles from the months of October, November and December 2015 and let us know what you think!

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K

Free radicals, natural antioxidants, and their reaction mechanisms
Satish Balasaheb Nimse and Dilipkumar Pal
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 27986-28006
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13315C

Thermal-runaway experiments on consumer Li-ion batteries with metal-oxide and olivin-type cathodes
Andrey W. Golubkov, David Fuchs, Julian Wagner, Helmar Wiltsche, Christoph Stangl, Gisela Fauler, Gernot Voitic, Alexander Thaler and Viktor Hacker
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3633-3642
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45748F

Synthesis and properties of molybdenum disulphide: from bulk to atomic layers
Intek Song, Chibeom Park and Hee Cheul Choi
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 7495-7514
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11852A

Novel CuFeS2 pellet behaves like a portable signal transporting network: studies of immittance
Animesh Layek, Arka Dey, Joydeep Datta, Mrinmay Das and Partha Pratim Ray
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 34682-34689
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA15337E

Third-generation solar cells: a review and comparison of polymer:fullerene, hybrid polymer and perovskite solar cells
Junfeng Yan and Brian R. Saunders
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 43286-43314
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA07064J

Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals: controlled synthesis and surface chemistry in organic media
Jin Chang and Eric R. Waclawik
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 23505-23527
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02684E

Dual protection of amino functions involving Boc
Ulf Ragnarsson and Leif Grehn
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 18691-18697
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA42956C

Mesoporous carbons: recent advances in synthesis and typical applications
Wang Xin and Yonghui Song
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 83239-83285
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16864C

Synthesis of core–shell ZSM-5@meso-SAPO-34 composite and its application in methanol to aromatics
Ling Zhang, Zhong-Xiang Jiang, Yue Yu, Chong-Shuai Sun, Yu-Jia Wang and Hai-Yan Wang
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 55825-55831
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA10296K

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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: Q2 April–June 2015

Take a look at the most-downloaded RSC Advances articles from the months of April, May and June 2015 and let us know what you think!

Graphene quantum dots cut from graphene flakes: high electrocatalytic activity for oxygen reduction and low cytotoxicity 
Rui Yan, Hao Wu, Qing Zheng, Junying Wang, Jianlin Huang, Kejian Ding, Quangui Guo and Junzhong Wang 
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 23097-23106
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02336F

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy 
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji    
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K

Well-dispersed palladium nanoparticles on graphene oxide as a non-enzymatic glucose sensor 
Qiyu Wang, Xiaoqiang Cui, Jianli Chen, Xianliang Zheng, Chang Liu, Tianyu Xue, Haitao Wang, Zhao Jin, Liang Qiao and Weitao Zheng    
RSC Adv., 2012,2, 6245-6249
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20425H

Bimetallic Au/Ag nanoparticle loading on PNIPAAm–VAA–CS8 thermoresponsive hydrogel surfaces using ss-DNA coupling, and their SERS efficiency 
Anastasios C. Manikas, Antonio Papa, Filippo Causa, Giovanni Romeo and Paolo A. Netti    
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 13507-13512
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13022G

Thermal-runaway experiments on consumer Li-ion batteries with metal-oxide and olivin-type cathodes 
Andrey W. Golubkov, David Fuchs, Julian Wagner, Helmar Wiltsche, Christoph Stangl, Gisela Fauler, Gernot Voitic, Alexander Thaler and Viktor Hacker    
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3633-3642
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45748F

p-type Phosphorus doped ZnO nanostructures: an electrical, optical, and magnetic properties study 
Bharati Panigrahy and D. Bahadur    
RSC Adv., 2012,2, 6222-6227
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20441J

A facile green strategy for rapid reduction of graphene oxide by metallic zinc 
Sheng Yang, Wenbo Yue, Dazhen Huang, Caifeng Chen, Hao Lin and Xiaojing Yang    
RSC Adv., 2012,2, 8827-8832
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20746J

Synthesis and properties of molybdenum disulphide: from bulk to atomic layers 
Intek Song, Chibeom Park and Hee Cheul Choi    
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 7495-7514
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11852A

Third-generation solar cells: a review and comparison of polymer:fullerene, hybrid polymer and perovskite solar cells
Junfeng Yan and Brian R. Saunders    
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 43286-43314
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA07064J

Synthesis of a chitosan-based functional biopolymer with both catalytic and binding groups for protein and DNA hydrolysis 
Xingyu Wang, Mei Ding, Zihui Liu and Dongfeng Wang    
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 19541-19551
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA15828H

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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: Q1 January–March 2015

Take a look at the most-downloaded RSC Advances articles from the months of January, February and March 2015 and let us know what you think!

Sucrose-induced structural changes in LiNi<inf>0.5</inf>Mn<inf>1.5</inf>O<inf>4</inf>
Nan Qiu, Takeshi Hashishin, Zhenquan Tan, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Youli Hong, Jing Zhang, Tiandou Hu and Satoshi Ohara  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 27850-27852
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA03959A

Synthesis of a novel pH responsive phyllosilicate loaded polymeric hydrogel based on poly(acrylic acid-<it>co-N</it>-vinylpyrrolidone) and polyethylene glycol for drug delivery: modelling and kinetics study for the sustained release of an antibiotic drug 
Sayan Ganguly and Narayan C. Das 
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 18312-18327 
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16119J

Localized surface plasmon-enhanced green quantum dot light-emitting diodes using gold nanoparticles 
Na-Yeong Kim, Sang-Hyun Hong, Jang-Won Kang, NoSoung Myoung, Sang-Youp Yim, Suhyun Jung, Kwanghee Lee, Charles W. Tu and Seong-Ju Park 
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 19624-19629
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA15585H

Plasmonic-enhanced perovskite solar cells using alloy popcorn nanoparticles
Zelin Lu, Xujie Pan, Yingzhuang Ma, Yu Li, Lingling Zheng, Danfei Zhang, Qi Xu, Zhijian Chen, Shufeng Wang, Bo Qu, Fang Liu, Yidong Huang, Lixin Xiao and Qihuang Gong 
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 11175-11179
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16385K

Influence of the diffusion-layer thickness during electrodeposition on the synthesis of nano core/shell Sn–O–C composite as an anode of lithium secondary batteries 
Moongook Jeong, Tokihiko Yokoshima, Hiroki Nara, Toshiyuki Momma and Tetsuya Osaka 
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 26872-26880
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA03435J

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy 
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji   
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K

Silanization of solid surfaces <it>via</it> mercaptopropylsilatrane: a new approach of constructing gold colloid monolayers
Wen-Hao Chen, Yen-Ta Tseng, Shuchen Hsieh, Wan-Chun Liu, Chiung-Wen Hsieh, Chin-Wei Wu, Chen-Han Huang, Hsing-Ying Lin, Chao-Wen Chen, Pei-Ying Lin and Lai-Kwan Chau 
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 46527-46535
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA05583G

Synthesis and properties of molybdenum disulphide: from bulk to atomic layers 
Intek Song, Chibeom Park and Hee Cheul Choi 
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 7495-7514
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11852A

Thermal-runaway experiments on consumer Li-ion batteries with metal-oxide and olivin-type cathodes
Andrey W. Golubkov, David Fuchs, Julian Wagner, Helmar Wiltsche, Christoph Stangl, Gisela Fauler, Gernot Voitic, Alexander Thaler and Viktor Hacker  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3633-3642
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45748F

Third-generation solar cells: a review and comparison of polymer:fullerene, hybrid polymer and perovskite solar cells 
Junfeng Yan and Brian R. Saunders  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 43286-43314
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA07064J

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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: April–June 2014

Take a look at the most-downloaded RSC Advances articles from the months of April, May and June 2014 and let us know what you think!

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K

Using a two-step deposition technique to prepare perovskite (CH3NH3PbI3) for thin film solar cells based on ZrO2 and TiO2 mesostructures
Dongqin Bi, Soo-Jin Moon, Leif Häggman, Gerrit Boschloo, Lei Yang, Erik M. J. Johansson, Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin, Michael Grätzel and Anders Hagfeldt
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 18762-18766
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43228A

Graphene-based photocatalytic composites
Xiaoqiang An and Jimmy C. Yu
RSC Adv., 2011,1, 1426-1434
DOI: 10.1039/C1RA00382H

Synthesis of multicomponent sulfide Ag2ZnSnS4 as an efficient photocatalyst for H2 production under visible light irradiation
Kan Li, Bo Chai, Tianyou Peng, Jin Mao and Ling Zan
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 253-258
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21481D

Engineered fluorescence tags for in vivo protein labelling
Zhipeng Wang, Xiaozhe Ding, Sijian Li, Jing Shi and Yiming Li
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 7235-7245
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA46991C

Copper-catalyzed aerobic alcohol oxidation under air in neat water by using a water-soluble ligand
Guofu Zhang, Xingwang Han, Yuxin Luan, Yong Wang, Xin Wen, Li Xu, Chengrong Ding and Jianrong Gao
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 19255-19258
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43366H

Biosynthesis of natural products by microbial iterative hybrid PKS–NRPS
Katja Maria Fisch
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 18228-18247
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA42661K

Bioinspired self-cleaning surfaces with superhydrophobicity, superoleophobicity, and superhydrophilicity
Shunsuke Nishimoto and Bharat Bhushan
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 671-690
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21260A

Nanoscale conductive niobium oxides made through low temperature phase transformation for electrocatalyst support
Kan Huang, Yunfeng Li, Litao Yan and Yangchuan Xing
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 9701-9708
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA47091A

Role of graphene/metal oxide composites as photocatalysts, adsorbents and disinfectants in water treatment: a review
Ravi Kant Upadhyay, Navneet Soin and Susanta Sinha Roy
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3823-3851
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45013A

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Top 10 most-downloaded articles: January–March 2014

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A pathway to diphosphorus from the dissociation of photoexcited tetraphosphorus
Lee-Ping Wang, Daniel Tofan, Jiahao Chen, Troy Van Voorhis and Christopher C. Cummins  
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 23166-23171
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43940B, Paper

Using a two-step deposition technique to prepare perovskite (CH3NH3PbI3) for thin film solar cells based on ZrO2 and TiO2 mesostructures
Dongqin Bi, Soo-Jin Moon, Leif Häggman, Gerrit Boschloo, Lei Yang, Erik M. J. Johansson, Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin, Michael Grätzel and Anders Hagfeldt  
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 18762-18766
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43228A, Communication

Role of graphene/metal oxide composites as photocatalysts, adsorbents and disinfectants in water treatment: a review
Ravi Kant Upadhyay, Navneet Soin and Susanta Sinha Roy  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3823-3851
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45013A, Review Article

A decade advancement of transition metal-catalyzed borylation of aryl halides and sulfonates
Wing Kin Chow, On Ying Yuen, Pui Ying Choy, Chau Ming So, Chak Po Lau, Wing Tak Wong and Fuk Yee Kwong  
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 12518-12539
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA22905J, Review Article

Mg-doped TiO2 nanorods improving open-circuit voltages of ammonium lead halide perovskite solar cells
K. Manseki, T. Ikeya, A. Tamura, T. Ban, T. Sugiura and T. Yoshida  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 9652-9655
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA47870J, Communication

Efficient monolithic quasi-solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells based on poly(ionic liquids) and carbon counter electrodes
Yaoguang Rong, Zhiliang Ku, Mi Xu, Linfeng Liu, Min Hu, Ying Yang, Jiangzhao Chen, Anyi Mei, Tongfa Liu and Hongwei Han  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 9271-9274
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA47084A, Communication

Recent development of direct asymmetric functionalization of inert C–H bonds
Chao Zheng and Shu-Li You  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 6173-6214
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA46996D, Review Article

Ni supported high surface area CeO2–ZrO2 catalysts for hydrogen production from ethanol steam reforming
Mohamed A. Ebiad, Dalia R. Abd El-Hafiz, Radwa A. Elsalamony and Lamia. S. Mohamed  
RSC Adv., 2012,2, 8145-8156
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20258A, Paper

Size-controlled silver nanoparticles synthesized over the range 5–100 nm using the same protocol and their antibacterial efficacy
Shekhar Agnihotri, Soumyo Mukherji and Suparna Mukherji  
RSC Adv., 2014,4, 3974-3983
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44507K, Paper

An overview of the engineered graphene nanostructures and nanocomposites
Jiahua Zhu, Minjiao Chen, Qingliang He, Lu Shao, Suying Wei and Zhanhu Guo  
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 22790-22824
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA44621B, Review Article

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Top 10 most-accessed articles: October – December 2013

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System-dependent melting behavior of icosahedral anti-Mackay nanoalloys
Hassan Yousefi Oderji, Hassan Behnejad, Riccardo Ferrando and Hongbin Ding
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 21981-21993
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43401J

Using a two-step deposition technique to prepare perovskite (CH3NH3PbI3) for thin film solar cells based on ZrO2 and TiO2 mesostructures
Dongqin Bi, Soo-Jin Moon, Leif Häggman, Gerrit Boschloo, Lei Yang, Erik M. J. Johansson, Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin, Michael Grätzel and Anders Hagfeldt
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 18762-18766
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43228A

Graphene–inorganic nanocomposites
Song Bai and Xiaoping Shen
RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 64-98
DOI: 10.1039/C1RA00260K

Electrode materials for aqueous asymmetric supercapacitors
Faxing Wang, Shiying Xiao, Yuyang Hou, Chenglin Hu, Lili Liu and Yuping Wu
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 13059-13084
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA23466E

One-pot synthesis of homogeneous core–shell Cu2O films with nanoparticle-composed multishells and their photocatalytic properties
Chen Chen, Haiyan Xu, Ling Xu, Fengjun Zhang, Jinkuang Dong and Hao Wang
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 25010-25018
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43450H

Iron-containing nanomaterials: synthesis, properties, and environmental applications
Boris I. Kharisov, H. V. Rasika Dias, Oxana V. Kharissova, Victor Manuel Jiménez-Pérez, Betsabee Olvera Pérez and Blanca Muñoz Flores
RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 9325-9358
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20812A

Review of recent advances in carbon dioxide separation and capture
Saeed Danaei Kenarsari, Dali Yang, Guodong Jiang, Suojiang Zhang, Jianji Wang, Armistead G. Russell, Qiang Wei and Maohong Fan
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 22739-22773
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43965H

Graphene-based photocatalytic composites
Xiaoqiang An and Jimmy C. Yu
RSC Adv., 2011, 1, 1426-1434
DOI: 10.1039/C1RA00382H

Bioelectrochemical systems (BES) for sustainable energy production and product recovery from organic wastes and industrial wastewaters
Deepak Pant, Anoop Singh, Gilbert Van Bogaert, Stig Irving Olsen, Poonam Singh Nigam, Ludo Diels and Karolien Vanbroekhoven
RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 1248-1263
DOI: 10.1039/C1RA00839K

Synthesis of graphene-based nanomaterials and their application in energy-related and environmental-related areas
Guixia Zhao, Tao Wen, Changlun Chen and Xiangke Wang
RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 9286-9303
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20990J

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10 of the Highest Cited RSC Advances Articles from 2013

Here are 10 of the highest cited RSC Advances articles published in 2013:

Thermo-responsive fluorescent vesicles assembled by fluorescein-functionalized pillar[5]arene
Huacheng Zhang, Xing Ma, Junfei Guo, Kim Truc Nguyen, Quan Zhang, Xiao-Jun Wang, Hong Yan, Liangliang Zhu and Yanli Zhao.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 368-371
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA22123C

Bioinspired self-cleaning surfaces with superhydrophobicity, superoleophobicity, and superhydrophilicity
Shunsuke Nishimoto and Bharat Bhushan.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 671-690
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21260A

Organocatalytic enantioselective decarboxylative Michael addition of beta-ketoacids to alpha,beta-unsaturated ketones
Young Ku Kang, Hyun Joo Lee, Hyoung Wook Moon and Dae Young Kim.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 1332-1335
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21945J

First application of core-shell Ag@Ni magnetic nanocatalyst for transfer hydrogenation reactions of aromatic nitro and carbonyl compounds
Manoj B. Gawande, Huizhang Guo, Anuj K. Rathi, Paula S. Branco, Yuanzhi Chen, Rajender S. Varma and Dong-Liang Peng.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 1050-1054
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA22143H

3-Substituted 2-phenyl-indoles: privileged structures for medicinal chemistry
Henrik Johansson, Tanja Bøgeløv Jørgensen, David E. Gloriam, Hans Bräuner-Osborne and Daniel Sejer Pedersen.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 945-960
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21902F

Towards artificial neurons and synapses: a materials point of view
Doo Seok Jeong, Inho Kim, Martin Ziegler and Hermann Kohlstedt.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 3169-3183
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA22507G

Rational design on n-type organic materials for high performance organic photovoltaics
Christos L. Chochos, Nikos Tagmatarchis and Vasilis G. Gregoriou.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 7160-7181
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA22926B

Recent advances in electrochemical glucose biosensors: a review
Chao Chen, Qingji Xie, Dawei Yang, Hualing Xiao, Yingchun Fu, Yueming Tana and Shouzhuo Yao.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 4473-4491
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA22351A

Laser flash synthesis of graphene and its inorganic analogues: An innovative breakthrough with immense promise
Prashant Kumar
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 11987-12002
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA41149D

Aqueous biphasic systems: a benign route using cholinium-based ionic liquids
Shahla Shahriari, Liliana C. Tomé, João M. M. Araújo, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, João A. P. Coutinho, Isabel M. Marrucho and Mara G. Freire.
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 1835-1843
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA22972B

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