Have you read our most popular Nanoscale Horizons articles from 2017?

With 2018 now well underway, we thought to look back and share with you a selection of our most popular articles from 2017. These articles highlight important conceptual advances and insights in nanoscience and nanotechnology, and are all free to access online.


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Synthesis of aerogels: from molecular routes to 3-dimensional nanoparticle assembly 

Felix Rechberger and Markus Niederberger

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 6-30

DOI: 10.1039/C6NH00077K, Review Article


Synthesis, optical properties and applications of light-emitting copper nanoclusters 

Zhenguang Wang, Bingkun Chen and Andrey L. Rogach

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 135-146

DOI: 10.1039/C7NH00013H, Review Article


Doping two-dimensional materials: ultra-sensitive sensors, band gap tuning and ferromagnetic monolayers  

Simin Feng, Zhong Lin, Xin Gan, Ruitao Lv and Mauricio Terrones

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 72-80

DOI: 10.1039/C6NH00192K, Focus



Cobalt oxide and N-doped carbon nanosheets derived from a single two-dimensional metal–organic framework precursor and their application in flexible asymmetric supercapacitors 

Cao Guan, Wei Zhao, Yating Hu, Zhuangchai Lai, Xin Li, Shijing Sun, Hua Zhang, Anthony K. Cheetham and John Wang

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 99-105

DOI: 10.1039/C6NH00224B, Communication


Type-I van der Waals heterostructure formed by MoS2 and ReS2 monolayers 

Matthew Z. Bellus, Ming Li, Samuel D. Lane, Frank Ceballos, Qiannan Cui, Xiao Cheng Zeng and Hui Zhao

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 31-36

DOI: 10.1039/C6NH00144K, Communication


Tuneable fluidics within graphene nanogaps for water purification and energy storage 

Zheng Bo, Yilei Tian, Zhao Jun Han, Shenghao Wu, Shuo Zhang, Jianhua Yan, Kefa Cen and Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 89-98

DOI: 10.1039/C6NH00167J, Communication


Phosphorus-doped NiCo2S4 nanocrystals grown on electrospun carbon nanofibers as ultra-efficient electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction

Huahao Gu, Wei Fan and Tianxi Liu

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 277-283

DOI: 10.1039/C7NH00066A, Communication


Perovskite quantum dots encapsulated in electrospun fiber membranes as multifunctional supersensitive sensors for biomolecules, metal ions and pH

Yuanwei Wang, Yihua Zhu, Jianfei Huang, Jin Cai, Jingrun Zhu, Xiaoling Yang, Jianhua Shen and Chunzhong Li

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 225-232

DOI: 10.1039/C7NH00057J, Communication


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