Royal Society of Chemistry

Enhanced thermoelectric properties of Bi2(Te1-xSex)3-based compounds as n-type legs for low-temperature power generation

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20943-20951
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34608G, PaperShanyu Wang, Gangjian Tan, Wenjie Xie, Gang Zheng, Han Li, Jihui Yang, Xinfeng Tang
The ZTmax of n-type Bi2(Te1-xSex)3 is shifted toward elevated T for power generation, with ZTmax [similar] 0.86 at 600 K and ZTAv400-640K [similar] 0.8.
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Hydrophobic Teflon films as concentrators for single-molecule SERS detection

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20986-20990
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33955B, PaperLi-Qiang Lu, Yin Zheng, Wen-Gang Qu, Han-Qing Yu, An-Wu Xu
Hydrophobic Teflon films are used as concentrators to construct active SERS substrates, allowing single-molecule detection of R6G.
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Redox-active polyoxometalate-based crystalline material-immobilized noble metal nanoparticles: spontaneous reduction and synergistic catalytic activity

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21040-21044
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33959E, PaperDong-Ying Du, Jun-Sheng Qin, Chun-Gang Wang, Xian-Chun Liu, Shun-Li Li, Zhong-Min Su, Xin-Long Wang, Ya-Qian Lan, En-Bo Wang
A redox-active polyoxometalate-based material was synthesized and used as a reductant and stabilizer to prepare Au and Pt nanoparticles. The Au nanoparticle-loaded POM-based crystalline catalysts were employed toward the reduction of 4-nitrophenol.
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ZnO layers for opto-electronic applications from solution-based and low-temperature processing of an organometallic precursor

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20896-20901
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34656G, PaperThelese Ru Bao Foong, Samarendra Pratap Singh, Prashant Sonar, Zi-En Ooi, Khai Leok Chan, Ananth Dodabalapur
Doped and undoped ZnO electron transport layers are successfully wet-processed from an organometallic precursor at low temperatures ([less-than-or-equal]200 [degree]C).
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The impact of chemical treatment on optical and electrical characteristics of multipod PbSe nanocrystal films

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21009-21016
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34362B, PaperZhi Yang, Minqiang Wang, Yanhua Shi, Xiaohui Song, Zhonghai Lin, Zhaoyu Ren, Jintao Bai
Solid-state field-effect transistors where multipod PbSe nanocrystals are deposited onto Si/SiO2 substrate are used to investigate the electrical characteristics.
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Three-dimensional porous graphene-based composite materials: electrochemical synthesis and application

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20968-20976
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34816K, PaperKaiwu Chen, Libin Chen, Yunqiang Chen, Hua Bai, Lei Li
A universal strategy for the fabrication of three-dimensional porous graphene-based composite materials was developed based on a two-step electrochemical deposition process.
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High rate performance of a Na3V2(PO4)3/C cathode prepared by pyro-synthesis for sodium-ion batteries

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20857-20860
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34451C, CommunicationJungwon Kang, Sora Baek, Vinod Mathew, Jihyeon Gim, Jinju Song, Hyosun Park, Eunji Chae, Alok Kumar Rai, Jaekook Kim
A carbon-coated Na3V2(PO4)3/C cathode was prepared by a pyro-synthetic process for sodium-ion batteries. The prepared cathode was aided by a carbon-network formed within the structure and possessed a high surface area of 159.4 m2 g-1 and dual porosity with pore-sizes in the mesopore range. The beneficial aspects contributed to enhance the rate performances.
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Ultrathin TiO2-coated MWCNTs with excellent conductivity and SMSI nature as Pt catalyst support for oxygen reduction reaction in PEMFCs

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20977-20985
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34361D, PaperNibret Gebeyehu Akalework, Chun-Jern Pan, Wei-Nien Su, John Rick, Mon-Che Tsai, Jyh-Fu Lee, Jhih-Min Lin, Li-Duan Tsai, Bing-Joe Hwang
The integrated advantages of TiO2 and carbon materials as a novel support for Pt bring improved ORR activity and stability.
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Embedding graphene nanoparticles into poly(N,N[prime or minute]-dimethylacrylamine) to prepare transparent nanocomposite films with high refractive index

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21218-21224
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32871B, PaperGuoyan Zhang, Hao Zhang, Xiaoran Zhang, Shoujun Zhu, Liang Zhang, Qingnan Meng, Mingyang Wang, Yunfeng Li, Bai Yang
Transparent nanocomposite films of GNPs-PDMAA with a high refractive index are prepared via a facile in situ polymerization method.
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Low-power photon upconversion through triplet-triplet annihilation in polymers

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20817-20830
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33654E, Feature ArticleYoan C. Simon, Christoph Weder
This perspective surveys recent approaches to achieve low-power sensitized photon upconversion in polymers and provides perspectives on the further development of the field.
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Entrapment of metal nanoparticles within nanocages of mesoporous silicas aided by co-surfactants

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21045-21050
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33965J, PaperXiaobo Li, Xiao Liu, Yan Yang, Jiao Zhao, Can Li, Qihua Yang
We demonstrated an efficient approach for in situ encapsulation of metal nanoparticles into nanocages of mesoporous silicas using co-surfactants as the transportation medium.
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Fabrication and modification of dual-faced nano-mushrooms for tri-functional cell theranostics: SERS/fluorescence signaling, protein targeting, and drug delivery

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20918-20928
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32967K, PaperHsin-Yi Hsieh, Tsu-Wei Huang, Jian-Long Xiao, Chung-Shi Yang, Chien-Cheng Chang, Chin-Chou Chu, Leu-Wei Lo, Shenq-Hann Wang, Pen-Cheng Wang, Ching-Chang Chieng, Chau-Hwang Lee, Fan-Gang Tseng
Monodispersed dual-faced fluorescent nanoparticles, which can be selectively modified for multifunctions.
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Antibody-functionalized polymer-coated gold nanoparticles targeting cancer cells: an in vitro and in vivo study

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21305-21312
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33482H, PaperRiccardo Marega, Linda Karmani, Lionel Flamant, Praveen Ganesh Nageswaran, Vanessa Valembois, Bernard Masereel, Olivier Feron, Thierry Vander Borght, Stephane Lucas, Carine Michiels, Bernard Gallez, Davide Bonifazi
Gold nanoparticles ([similar]5 nm) coated with plasma-polymerized allylamine were produced through plasma vapor deposition and bioconjugated with a monoclonal antibody targeting the epidermal growth factor receptor.
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Formation of linear and hyperbranched porphyrin polymers on carbon nanotubes via a CuAAC "grafting from" approach

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20936-20942
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33714B, PaperIsmail Hijazi, Bruno Jousselme, Pascale Jegou, Arianna Filoramo, Stephane Campidelli
Carbon nanotube porphyrin polymers have been synthesised via the click chemistry "grafting from" approach.
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Semiconductor nanowires self-assembled from colloidal CdTe nanocrystal building blocks: optical properties and application perspectives

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20831-20839
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33566B, Feature ArticleYury P. Rakovich, Frank Jackel, John F. Donegan, Andrey L. Rogach
Formation mechanism and optical properties of polycrystalline CdTe nanowires self-assembled from light-emitting thiol-capped CdTe nanocrystals are the focus of this Feature Article.
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Nanoporous LiMn2O4 nanosheets with exposed {111} facets as cathodes for highly reversible lithium-ion batteries

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20952-20957
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32658B, PaperWeiwei Sun, Feng Cao, Yumin Liu, Xingzhong Zhao, Xiaogang Liu, Jikang Yuan
In this work, we have demonstrated a facile approach to synthesize porous single-crystalline LiMn2O4 nanosheets with exposed {111} facets via an in situ lithiation of ultrathin MnO2 nanosheets, and these materials demonstrate a significant enhanced cycling reversibility and high rate performance.
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The interplay of intermolecular interactions, packing motifs and electron transport properties in perylene diimide related materials: a theoretical perspective

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,20840-20851
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33369D, Feature ArticleYun Geng, Hai-Bin Li, Shui-Xing Wu, Zhong-Min Su
We mainly focus on the interplay of intermolecular interactions, packing motifs and electron transport properties of perylene diimide related materials from a theoretical point of view, towards paving the way for boosting and improving their electron transport mobilities and air stabilities.
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Towards room temperature ionic liquid crystals: linear versus bent imidazolium phenylpyrimidines

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34595A, PaperGundula F. Starkulla, Simon Klenk, Martin Butschies, Stefan Tussetschlager, Sabine Laschat
Imidazolium salts with mesogenic 2-phenylpyrimidine or 2-alkylpyrimidinecarboxylic acid central cores displaying SmA and/or SmC mesophases were investigated.
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Resolve the Pore Structure and Dynamics of Nafion 117: Application of High Resolution 7Li Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54
J. Mater. Chem., 2012, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34057G, PaperCheng-Hua Chia, Zhen Wu, Cheng-Hsien Wu, Ren-Hao Cheng, Shangwu Ding
Unprecedented high resolution 7Li solid state NMR spectra establish relationship between lithium chemical shift and the size of the nanopores in Nafion, the stat-of-the-art proton exchange membrane widely used in...
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Highly luminescent CuInS2-ZnS nanocrystals: achieving phase transfer and nuclear homing property simultaneously through simple TTAB modification

J. Material Chem. - 19 September, 2012 - 15:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35261C, PaperMeina Wang, Xiangyou Liu, Chuanbao Cao, Long Wang
Aqueous phase transfer and nuclear homing property of highly luminescent CuInS2-ZnS nanocomposites were achieved simultaneously by simple TTAB modification.
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