Royal Society of Chemistry

Oleamide as a self-assembled cathode buffer layer for polymer solar cells: the role of the terminal group on the function of the surfactant

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24067-24074
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35199D, PaperWenfeng Zhang, Haitao Wang, Boxue Chen, Xianghong Bi, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao, Shangfeng Yang
An amphiphilic surfactant oleamide was incorporated into P3HT:PCBM bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells as a novel cathode buffer layer (CBL) by doping in the photoactive layer followed by self-assembly, leading to the dramatic enhancement in efficiency.
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Photoluminescence properties of Yb2+ in CaAlSiN3 as a novel red-emitting phosphor for white LEDs

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23871-23876
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35170F, PaperZhijun Zhang, Otmar M. ten Kate, Anneke C. A. Delsing, Marjo J. H. Stevens, Jingtai Zhao, Peter H. L. Notten, Pieter Dorenbos, Hubertus T. Hintzen
CaAlSiN3 : Yb2+ can be excited efficiently over a broad spectral range between 280 and 580 nm, and exhibits a single intense red emission at 629 nm with a full width at half maximum of 75 nm. Relationship between Stokes shift of Yb2+ in (oxy)nitride-based phosphors and their corresponding FWHM as well as thermal quenching has been established.
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Ab initio study of energy-band modulation in graphene-based two-dimensional layered superlattices

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23821-23829
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35652J, PaperYang Xu, Yunlong Liu, Huabin Chen, Xiao Lin, Shisheng Lin, Bin Yu, Jikui Luo
Periodically stacked graphene and its insulating isomorph provide a fascinating structural element in implementing highly functional superlattices at the atomic scale, which offers possibilities in designing nanoelectronic and photonic devices.
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Facile strategy for synthesis of mesoporous crystalline [gamma]-alumina by partially hydrolyzing aluminum nitrate solution

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23806-23814
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35508F, PaperXingfu Shang, Xueguang Wang, Wangxin Nie, Xuefeng Guo, Xiujing Zou, Weizhong Ding, Xionggang Lu
NH4NO3 and Al species hybrids containing Keggin-Al13 were first prepared and converted to high-surface-area mesoporous [gamma]-alumina at 200 [degree]C.
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CdSe quantum dot-encapsulated molecularly imprinted mesoporous silica particles for fluorescent sensing of bisphenol A

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24075-24080
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34798A, PaperYoungdo Kim, Jae Bum Jeon, Ji Young Chang
With the notable fluorescence quenching of the quantum dot (QD), CdSe QD-encapsulated molecularly imprinted mesoporous silica particles can be used for the detection of bisphenol-A.
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Boronate self-assemblies with embedded Au nanoparticles: preparation, characterization and their catalytic activities for the reduction of nitroaromatic compounds

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24124-24131
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34797K, PaperYusuke Matsushima, Ryuhei Nishiyabu, Naoto Takanashi, Masatake Haruta, Hideaki Kimura, Yuji Kubo
Boronate microparticles with embedded Au nanoparticles exhibit an efficient catalytic activity for the reduction of nitroaromatic compounds.
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Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic activity of Cu-doped Zn/ZnO photocatalyst with carbon modification

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23780-23788
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35110B, PaperHongchao Ma, Lixia Yue, Chunling Yu, Xiaoli Dong, Xinxin Zhang, Mang Xue, Xiufang Zhang, Yinghuan Fu
Carbonaceous materials on the surface of Cu2+-Zn/ZnO composites were derived from the conversion of CO2 (dissolved in distilled water) under hydrothermal conditions.
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Low temperature solvothermal synthesis of anatase TiO2 single crystals with wholly {100} and {001} faceted surfaces

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23906-23912
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34880B, PaperZhuangchai Lai, Feng Peng, Yun Wang, Hongjuan Wang, Hao Yu, Porun Liu, Huijun Zhao
Anatase TiO2 with wholly {100} and {001} facets was synthesized at 120 [degree]C, which exhibited the best photoreactivity.
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UV induced formation of transparent Au-Ag nanowire mesh film for repairable OLED devices

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24042-24047
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35291E, PaperTatyana Levi Belenkova, Dolev Rimmerman, Elad Mentovich, Hagit Gilon, Netta Hendler, Shachar Richter, Gil Markovich
A novel technique for producing transparent electrodes made of metal nanowire meshes was developed and used to prepare simple organic light emitting diodes where electrical shorts can be repaired.
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Porphyrin functionalized graphene nanosheets-based electrochemical aptasensor for label-free ATP detection

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23900-23905
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35379B, PaperHongfen Zhang, Yujie Han, Yujing Guo, Chuan Dong
A facile strategy for the preparation of T(4-Mop)PS4-graphene hybrid nanosheets (TGHNs) was demonstrated. Based on the as obtained TGHNs, a sensitive label-free electrochemical aptasensor was fabricated for ATP detection.
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Nanocomposites of reduced graphene oxide nanosheets and conducting polymer for stretchable transparent conducting electrodes

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23759-23766
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33949H, PaperYoung Gug Seol, Tran Quang Trung, Ok-Ja Yoon, Il-Yung Sohn, Nae-Eung Lee
The significance of this paper is that dispersion of R-GO nanosheets functionalized by a surfactant into PEDOT:PSS, a conducting polymer, was improved upon and enhanced the optoelectronic properties of the nanocomposites. Achieving high optoelectronic performance of nanocomposites critically requires enhanced inter-connectivity of R-GO nanosheets in the conducting polymer matrix.
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Enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen evolution performance based on Ru-trisdicarboxybipyridine-reduced graphene oxide hybrid

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23773-23779
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35322A, PaperMingshan Zhu, Yupei Dong, Bin Xiao, Yukou Du, Ping Yang, Xiaomei Wang
Ru-complex noncovalent functionalized reduced graphene oxide nanocomposites with highly enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen evolution from water under visible-light irradiation are reported.
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A spatiotemporal anticancer drug release platform of PEGylated graphene oxide triggered by glutathione in vitro and in vivo

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23845-23851
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34853E, PaperUuriintuya Dembereldorj, Mira Kim, Semi Kim, Erdene-Ochir Ganbold, So Yeong Lee, Sang-Woo Joo
Real-time monitoring of glutathione (GSH)-induced anticancer drug release was achieved using the PEGylated graphene oxide (PEG-GO) platform both in vitro and in vivo.
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Charge trapping behavior in organic-inorganic alloy films grown by molecular layer deposition from trimethylaluminum, p-phenylenediamine and water

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23935-23943
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35553A, PaperWenhao Zhou, Jina Leem, Inhye Park, Yinshi Li, Zhenyu Jin, Yo-Sep Min
Organic-inorganic hybrid or alloy films have great potential as a functional material because they have structural flexibility owing to the presence of an organic moiety.
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Flexible lasers based on the microstructured single-crystalline ultrathin films

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24139-24144
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35394F, PaperHong-Hua Fang, Ran Ding, Shi-Yang Lu, Xu-Lin Zhang, Jing Feng, Qi-Dai Chen, Hong-Bo Sun
Mechanically bendable organic single-crystal distributed feedback lasers have been fabricated with a simple fabrication strategy.
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Three dimensional nickel-graphene core-shell electrodes

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23749-23754
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35506J, PaperXiaoyin Xiao, Joseph R. Michael, Thomas Beechem, Anthony McDonald, Mark Rodriguez, Michael T. Brumbach, Timothy N. Lambert, Cody M. Washburn, Joseph Wang, Susan M. Brozik, David R. Wheeler, D. Bruce Burckel, Ronen Polsky
The annealing of nickel-coated porous carbon structures results in a new three dimensional nanostructured graphene encapsulated nickel core-shell electrode.
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Reduced charge fluctuations in individual SnO2 nanowires by suppressed surface reactions

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24012-24016
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35361J, PaperJunghwan Huh, Min-Kyu Joo, Doyoung Jang, Jong-Heun Lee, Gyu Tae Kim
PMMA passivation layer significantly reduces surface reactions, which can induce higher electrical noise in SnO2 nanowire devices.
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High-quality Fe-doped TiO2 films with superior visible-light performance

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23755-23758
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34298G, PaperRen Su, Ralf Bechstein, Jakob Kibsgaard, Ronnie T. Vang, Flemming Besenbacher
We present a one-step electrochemical route for high-quality, polycrystalline, impurity-free, Fe-doped TiO2 displaying remarkable photocatalytic performance under visible light.
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KOH activation of carbon-based materials for energy storage

J. Material Chem. - 13 November, 2012 - 05:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23710-23725
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34066F, Feature ArticleJiacheng Wang, Stefan Kaskel
This feature article summarizes recent progress since 2007 in KOH activation of different carbonaceous materials including graphene toward energy storage such as supercapacitors, lithium-sulfur batteries, and H2 storage.
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Synthesis, characterization, and hydrogen storage capacities of hierarchical porous carbide derived carbon monolith

J. Material Chem. - 9 November, 2012 - 04:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,23893-23899
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34472F, PaperJiacheng Wang, Martin Oschatz, Tim Biemelt, Lars Borchardt, Irena Senkovska, Martin R. Lohe, Stefan Kaskel
Hierarchical porous carbide-derived carbon monolith (HPCDCM) has been successfully prepared which possesses large specific surface area and pore volume as well as good hydrogen storage capacities.
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