Top 25 most-read PCCP articles – Q2 2013

The following articles in PCCP were the top 25 most accessed from April – June: 

Plasmonic photocatalysts: harvesting visible light with noble metal nanoparticles 
Peng Wang, Baibiao Huang, Ying Dai and Myung-Hwan Whangbo 
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012,14, 9813-9825 
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP40823F 

Effect of multilayer structure on cyclic performance of Si/Fe anode electrode in Lithium-ion secondary batteries 
Hee-Kook Kang, Seong-Rae Lee, Won Il Cho and Byung Won Cho    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 1569-1577 
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP42824E 

Octahedral Co3O4 particles threaded by carbon nanotube arrays as integrated structure anodes for lithium ion batteries 
Guangmin Zhou, Lu Li, Qiang Zhang, Na Li and Feng Li    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 5582-5587 
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP50221J 

Oxygen vacancy formation in CeO2 and Ce1-x Zr x O2 solid solutions: electron localization, electrostatic potential and structural relaxation 
Hai-Feng Wang, Hui-Ying Li, Xue-Qing Gong, Yang-Long Guo, Guan-Zhong Lu and P. Hu    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012,14, 16521-16535 
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP42220D 

MnFe2O4–graphene nanocomposites with enhanced performances as anode materials for Li-ion batteries 
Yinglin Xiao, Jiantao Zai, Liqi Tao, Bo Li, Qianyan Han, Chao Yu and Xuefeng Qian    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 3939-3945 D
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP50220A 

Double layer, diluent and anode effects upon the electrodeposition of aluminium from chloroaluminate based ionic liquids 
Andrew P. Abbott, Fulian Qiu, Hadi M. A. Abood, M. Rostom Ali and Karl S. Ryder 
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010,12, 1862-1872 
DOI: 10.1039/B917351J 

Hydrothermal carbon-based nanostructured hollow spheres as electrode materials for high-power lithium–sulfur batteries 
Nicolas Brun, Ken Sakaushi, Linghui Yu, Lars Giebeler, Jürgen Eckert and Magdalena M. Titirici    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 6080-6087 
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP50653C 

Single nanoparticle plasmonics 
Emilie Ringe, Bhavya Sharma, Anne-Isabelle Henry, Laurence D. Marks and Richard P. Van Duyne    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 4110-4129 
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP44574G 

On the different roles of anions and cations in the solvation of enzymes in ionic liquids 
Marco Klähn, Geraldine S. Lim, Abirami Seduraman and Ping Wu   
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011,13, 1649-1662 
DOI: 10.1039/C0CP01509A 

Role of aromatic residues in amyloid fibril formation of human calcitonin by solid-state 13C NMR and molecular dynamics simulation 
Hikari Itoh-Watanabe, Miya Kamihira-Ishijima, Namsrai Javkhlantugs, Ryozo Inoue, Yuki Itoh, Hiroshi Endo, Satoru Tuzi, Hazime Saitô, Kazuyoshi Ueda and Akira Naito    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 8890-8901 
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP44544E

Titania supported gold nanoparticles as photocatalyst 
Ana Primo, Avelino Corma and Hermenegildo García    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011,13, 886-910 
DOI: 10.1039/C0CP00917B 

Air and water stable ionic liquids in physical chemistry 
Frank Endres and Sherif Zein El Abedin    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2006,8, 2101-2116 
DOI: 10.1039/B600519P  

Medical applications of surface-enhanced Raman scattering 
Wei Xie and Sebastian Schlücker    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 5329-5344 
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP43858A  

Plasmon enhanced spectroscopy 
Ricardo F. Aroca 
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 5355-5363 
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP44103B  

High electrochemical performance based on ultrathin porous CuO nanobelts grown on Cu substrate as integrated electrode 
Xiaojun Zhang, Liutao Yu, Lingling Wang, Rong Ji, Guangfeng Wang and Baoyou Geng  
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 521-525 
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP43501B  

Theoretical modelling of the low quantum yield observed in an Eu(III) triple helical complex with a tridentate aromatic ligand 
F. R. Gonçalves e Silva, R. Longo, O. L. Malta, C. Piguet and J.-C. G. Bünzli  
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2000,2, 5400-5403 
DOI: 10.1039/B005624N  

Density functional theory for transition metals and transition metal chemistry 
Christopher J. Cramer and Donald G. Truhlar    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009,11, 10757-10816 
DOI: 10.1039/B907148B  

Characterization of nanostructured hybrid and organic solar cells by impedance spectroscopy 
Francisco Fabregat-Santiago, Germà Garcia-Belmonte, Iván Mora-Seró and Juan Bisquert    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011,13, 9083-9118 
DOI: 10.1039/C0CP02249G 

Towards low-cost flexible substrates for nanoplasmonic sensing 
Lakshminarayana Polavarapu and Luis M. Liz-Marzán    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 5288-5300 
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP43642F  

Layer-by-layer assembly as a versatile bottom-up nanofabrication technique for exploratory research and realistic application 
Katsuhiko Ariga, Jonathan P. Hill and Qingmin Ji    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2007,9, 2319-2340 
DOI: 10.1039/B700410A  

Enhanced photocatalytic activity and structural stability by hybridizing Ag3PO4 nanospheres with graphene oxide sheets 
Qinghua Liang, Yao Shi, Wangjing Ma, Zhi Li and Xinmin Yang    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012,14, 15657-15665 
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP42465G  

SERS reveals the specific interaction of silver and gold nanoparticles with hemoglobin and red blood cell components 
Daniela Drescher, Tina Büchner, Don McNaughton and Janina Kneipp    
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 5364-5373 
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP43883J  

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