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An anisotropic self-powered directional sensor

Fabricating flexible nanogenerators with zinc oxide nanowires.

Highly active sea urchin-like catalysts

Constructing magnetic double-shelled Au catalysts with high stability and reusability.

Controlling nanostructured porous surfaces with metallic ions

Loading block copolymers with metal ions leads to reversible control of porous nanostructures.

Characterizing the subsurface of polymer nanocomposites

Atomic Force Microscopy provides quantitative non-invasive analysis of composite properties.

Defects make graphene sensitive to water adsorption

High sensitivity can be achieved by fine-tuning the number of oxidized sites.

Small molecules make big differences to phosphorene

Molecular doping effectively tunes the electrical and optical properties of phosphorene.

Mussel-inspired hybridization of nanomaterials

Learning from molluscs to accomplish gold nanoparticle and boron nitride hybrid catalysts.

Tailoring zinc oxide nanowires enhances solar cell performance

Precisely controlling geometry with electron-beam lithography.

Lead-salt quantum dot nanocomposites: highest quantum yield yet

Widening absorption spectrum for better sensing and solar energy applications.

Dramatically increasing resistivity in ultra-thin copper films

Quantifying resistivity in sub-20 nm films to benefit the microelectronics industry.

Titanium dioxide nanostructures for bioapplications: a review

Focusing on the growth, properties and applications of TiO2 nanotubes in the biomedical field.

Grafting silicone onto carbonaceous nanotubes improves electrorheological efficiency

Overcoming aggregation with epoxy-terminated silicone for enhanced dispersion stability.

Buckling of a graphene monolayer is chirality-dependent

Understanding the buckling mechanism for high frequency response nanodevices.

Focused-ion-beam-deposition contamination destabilises nanoelectronics

Focused ion beam deposition for contact formation reveals some inconvenient truths.

Liberating self-assembly with ligand-free nanoparticles

Forming one-dimensional TiOx supramolecular network nanomaterials.

Dual-tips improve magnetic-field imaging at the nanoscale

Exploring magnetically soft objects with segregated topological and magnetic scans.

Predicting nanoparticle agglomeration

New computational model shows hydration repulsion is critical in predicting agglomeration.

Graphenating multiwalled carbon nanotubes for cold cathode applications

A graphene canopy on a forest of carbon nanotubes enhances electron emission.

Simple route to a widely applicable carbon coating

Direct pyrolysis of coronene leads to the amorphous carbon coating of boron powders.

Colloidal quantum dots: solar applications

Semiconductor nanocrystals for versatile quantum heterojunction solar cells.