Highlights from Nanoscale so far in 2018


We are delighted to see the support from the community as you continue to contribute outstanding articles showcasing high quality, cross-community research that bridges the various disciplines involved with nanoscience and nanotechnology. A testament to the journal success is our latest Impact Factor 7.233*.

To celebrate the nanoscience community’s excellent work, we have picked out some content highlights for 2018 so far, which we would like to share with you. All articles are free to access until the end of July** – we hope you enjoy reading them.


Predicting the impact of structural diversity on the performance of nanodiamond drug carriers

A. S. Barnard

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 8893-8910


Recent advances in the nanoengineering of electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction

Fengwang Li, Douglas R. MacFarlane and Jie Zhang

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 6235-6260



Spin-state dependent conductance switching in single molecule-graphene junctions

Enrique Burzurí, Amador García-Fuente, Victor García-Suárez, Kuppusamy Senthil Kumar, Mario Ruben, Jaime Ferrer and Herre S. J. van der Zant

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 7905-7911


A photonic sintering derived Ag flake/nanoparticle-based highly sensitive stretchable strain sensor for human motion monitoring

Inhyuk Kim, Kyoohee Woo, Zhaoyang Zhong, Pyungsam Ko, Yunseok Jang, Minhun Jung, Jeongdai Jo, Sin Kwon, Seung-Hyun Lee, Sungwon Lee, Hongseok Youn and Jooho Moon

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 7890-7897



3D interconnected porous carbon nanosheets/carbon nanotubes as a polysulfide reservoir for high performance lithium–sulfur batteries

Wu Yang, Wang Yang, Ailing Song, Gang Sun and Guangjie Shao

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 816-824


Upconverting nanocomposites with combined photothermal and photodynamic effects

Yue Huang, Artiom Skripka, Lucía Labrador-Páez, Francisco Sanz-Rodríguez, Patricia Haro-González, Daniel Jaque, Federico Rosei and Fiorenzo Vetrone

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 791-799


Large diffusion anisotropy and orientation sorting of phosphorene nanoflakes under a temperature gradient

Yuan Cheng, Gang Zhang, Yingyan Zhang, Tienchong Chang, Qing-Xiang Pei, Yongqing Cai and Yong-Wei Zhang

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 1660-1666


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* 2017 Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics June 2018.

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