Have you read our most popular Nanoscale 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 high quality research across nanoscience and nanotechnology, and are all free to access online until the end of March.*


Nanoscale Horizons publishes experimental and theoretical work of high quality with a significant general interest to the journal’s wide readership across the breadth of nanoscience and nanotechnology.


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Recent progress in van der Waals heterojunctions

Wanshun Xia, Liping Dai, Peng Yu, Xin Tong, Wenping Song, Guojun Zhang and Zhiming Wang

DOI: 10.1039/C7NR00844A, Review Article


Recent progress in cellulose nanocrystals: sources and production

Djalal Trache, M. Hazwan Hussin, M. K. Mohamad Haafiz and Vijay Kumar Thakur

DOI: 10.1039/C6NR09494E, Review Article


Biomimetic polymeric superhydrophobic surfaces and nanostructures: from fabrication to applications

Gang Wen, ZhiGuang Guo and Weimin Liu

DOI: 10.1039/C7NR00096K, Review Article


Nanostructured materials on 3D nickel foam as electrocatalysts for water splitting

Nitin K. Chaudhari, Haneul Jin, Byeongyoon Kimc and Kwangyeol Lee

DOI: 10.1039/C7NR04187J, Review Article



Excitation wavelength independent visible color emission of carbon dots

Hua Wang, Chun Sun, Xingru Chen, Yu Zhang, Vicki L. Colvin, Quinton Rice, Jaetae Seo, Shengyu Feng, Shengnian Wang and William W. Yu

DOI: 10.1039/C6NR09200D, Paper


Color-stable water-dispersed cesium lead halide perovskite nanocrystals

Leyre Gomez, Chris de Weerd, Jose L. Hueso and Tom Gregorkiewicz

DOI: 10.1039/C6NR08892A, Paper


In situ cathodic activation of V-incorporated NixSy nanowires for enhanced hydrogen evolution

Xiao Shang, Kai-Li Yan, Yi Rao, Bin Dong, Jing-Qi Chi, Yan-Ru Liu, Xiao Li, Yong-Ming Chai and Chen-Guang Liu

DOI: 10.1039/C7NR02867A, Paper


Thickness-dependent Schottky barrier height of MoS2 field-effect transistors

Junyoung Kwon, Jong-Young Lee, Young-Jun Yu, Chul-Ho Lee, Xu Cui, James Honed and Gwan-Hyoung Lee

DOI: 10.1039/C7NR01501A, Paper


Complete ultrafast charge carrier dynamics in photo-excited all-inorganic perovskite nanocrystals (CsPbX3)

Navendu Mondal and Anunay Samanta

DOI: 10.1039/C6NR09422H, Paper


Exosome-like silica nanoparticles: a novel ultrasound contrast agent for stem cell imaging

Fang Chen, Ming Ma, Junxin Wang, Fang Wang, Shi-Xiong Chern, Eric Ruike Zhao, Anamik Jhunjhunwala, Sean Darmadi, Hangrong Chen and Jesse V. Jokerst

DOI: 10.1039/C6NR08177K, Paper


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