Royal Society of Chemistry

FD175: The Properties and Performance of a pH-responsive Functionalised Nanoparticle

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00110A, PaperSandra Ast, Peter Rutledge, Matthew Houghton Todd
We report fluorescence measurements of three quantum dots (QDs) of different sizes functionalised with the same pH responsive naphthalimide dye. QD size strongly influences energy transfer between dye and dot....
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FD175: A Multifunctional Amphiphilic Polymer as a Platform for Surface-Functionalizing Metallic and other Inorganic Nanostructures

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00154K, PaperWentao Wang, fadi aldeek, Xin Ji, Birong Zeng, Hedi Mattoussi
We designed a new set of polymer ligands that combine multiple metal-coordinating groups and short polyethylene glycol (PEG) moieties in the same structure. The ligand design relies on the controlled...
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FD 174: Design of novel donor-acceptor small molecules and polymers for efficient solution-processable organic photovoltaics

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00142G, PaperSergei Ponomarenko, Yuriy Luponosov, Jie Min, Alexander N Solodukhin, Nikolay Surin, Maxim А Shcherbina, Sergei N Chvalun, Tayebeh Ameri, Christoph J Brabec
This contribution describes recent progress in design, synthesis and properties of solution-processible star-shaped oligomers and their application in organic photovoltaics. Albeit different chemistry have been used to design such oligomers,...
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FD 176: Photoelectrochemical Properties of SrNbO2N Photoanodes for Water Oxidation Fabricated by the Particle Transfer Method

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00122B, PaperHaruki Urabe, Takashi Hisatomi, Tsutomu Minegishi, Jun Kubota, Kazunari Domen
SrNbO2N photoanodes, which have a band gap energy of 1.8 eV, were tested for photoelectrochemical water oxidation in water splitting. The photoanodes were fabricated either by a particle transfer method...
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In Situ Formation of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nanostructures for Photovoltaic Applications

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00141A, PaperSebastian Wood, Oliver Garnett, Nurlan Tokmoldin, Wing C. Tsoi, Saif Ahmed Haque, Ji-Seon Kim
The performance of hybrid (organic-inorganic) photovoltaic devices is critically dependent on the thin film morphology. This work studies the film formation process using the in situ thermal decomposition of a...
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Non-negative matrix analysis for effective feature extraction in X-ray spectromicroscopy

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00023D, PaperRachel Mak, Mirna Lerotic, Holger Fleckenstein, Stefan Vogt, Stefan M. Wild, Sven Leyffer, Yefim Sheynkin, Chris Jacobsen
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Approaches to time-resolved diffraction using an XFEL

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00025K, PaperJohn C. H. Spence
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FD 171: Multi-colour pulses from seeded free-electron-lasers: towards the development of non-linear core-level coherent spectroscopies

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00100A, PaperFilippo Bencivenga, Flavio Capotondi, Francesco Casolari, Francesco Dallari, Miltcho Boianov Danailov, Daniele Fausti, Maya Kiskinova, Michele Manfredda, Claudio Masciovecchio, Emanuele Pedersoli
We report on new opportunities for ultrafast science thanks to the use of two-colour extreme ultraviolet (XUV) pulses at the FERMI free electron laser (FEL) facility. The two pulses have...
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FD175: A low cost synthesis method for functionalised iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia from readily available materials

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00062E, PaperIvan P Parkin, Joseph C Bear, Bin Yu, Cristina Blanco Andujar, Quentin Andrew Pankhurst, Paul Mcnaughter, Paul Southern, Marc-Krystelle Mafina
The synthesis of iron oxide nanocrystals from reagents taken from high street sources using thermal decomposition of an iron-fatty acid precursor in a high boiling point solvent in the presence...
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FD 176: Artificial photosynthesis: Photosensitizer/catalyst supramolecular assemblies for light driven water oxidation

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00127C, PaperLicheng Sun, Yan Gao, Ze Yu, Xin Ding, Lina Duan
Three new supramolecular assemblies SA1-SA3 with different linkages between photosensitizer and catalyst have been synthesized for light driven water oxidation. With flexible -CH2-CH2- chain as a linkage, the assembly SA3...
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FD 176: A facile two-step method for fabrication of plate-like WO3 photoanode under mild conditions

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00139G, PaperNan Wang, Jian Zhu, Xiaojia Zheng, Feng-Qiang Xiong, Baokun Huang, Jingying Shi, Can Li
Fabrication of photoelectrode at large-scale, low-cost and high efficiency is a challenge for practical application in photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting. In this work, a typical plate-like WO3 photoanode was fabricated...
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FD 176: Mesoporous Perovskite Solar Cells: Material Composition, Charge-Carrier Dynamics, and Device Characteristics

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00128A, PaperYixin Zhao, Alexandre Nardes, Kai Zhu
We report on our investigations on charge transport and recombination in TiO2-based mesoporous solar cells using PbI2 and various perovskite compositions, including CH3NH3PbI3, CH3NH3PbI2Br, CH3NH3PbIBr2, and CH3NH3PbBr3. The mesoporous TiO2...
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Visual analysis for space-time aggregation of biomolecular simulations

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FD00156C, PaperThomas Ertl, Michael Krone, Stefan Kesselheim, Katrin Scharnowski, Guido Reina, Christian Holm
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FD173: Synthesis of face-centred cubic Cs3C60 in THF

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00085D, PaperAlec G. McLennan, Alexey Y. Ganin, Yasuhiro Takabayashi, Ross H. Colman, Ruth H. Zadik, Matthew J Rosseinsky, Kosmas Prassides
A solution chemistry synthetic route yields Cs3C60 with the face-centred cubic structure. The described method uses well-established Schlenk techniques and THF as a solvent. The controlled addition of an organo-metallic...
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Mechanisms for CO oxidation on Fe(III)-OH-Pt interface: a DFT study

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00144C, PaperGang Fu, Nanfeng Zheng, Guangxu Chen, Yun Zhao
The full catalytic cycle that involves the oxidation of two CO molecules is investigated here by using periodic density functional calculation. To simulate the nature of Fe(OH)x/Pt nanoparticles, three possible...
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FD 176:Effect of Double Blocking Layers at TiO2/Sb2S3 and Sb2S3/spiro-MeOTAD Interfaces on Photovoltaic Performance

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00126E, PaperNam-Gyu Park, Hyun-Woo Kang, Jin-Wook Lee
Effect of double blocking layers in the Sb2S3-sensitized all solid state solar cell are investigated. Thin layers of ZrO2 (blocking layer 1, BL1) and ZnS (blocking layer 2, BL2) are...
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FD175: Lanthanide Nano-drums: A New Class of Molecular Nanoparticles for Potential Biomedical Applications

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00117F, PaperRichard A Jones, Annie J Gnanam, Jonathan F Arambula, Jessica N Jones, Jagannath Swaminathan, Xiaoping Yang, Desmond Schipper, Justin W. Hall, Lauren J DePue, Yakhya Dieye, Jamuna Vadivelu, Don J Chandler, Edward M Marcotte, Jonathan L Sessler, Lauren I R Ehrlich, Katherine A Brown
We are developing a new class of lanthanide-based self-assembling molecular nanoparticles as potential reporter molecules for imaging, and as multi-functional nanoprobes or nanosensors in diagnostic systems. These lanthanide "nano-drums" are...
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FD 176: Carbonization of Self-assembled Nanoporous Hemin with a Significantly Enhanced Activity for Oxygen Reduction Reaction

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00121D, PaperYan Xie, Chizhou Tang, Zhiqiang Hao, Yang Lv, Ruixia Yang, Xuming Wei, Wei-Qiao Deng, Anjie Wang, Baolian Yi, Yujiang Song
The scarcity and high cost of Pt-based electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) hinder the practical application of proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs). It is critical to replace platinum...
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FD175: Aptamer-Conjugated Theranostic Hybrid Graphene Oxide with Highly Sensitive Biosensing and Combined Therapy Capability

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00074A, PaperBhanu Priya Viraka Nellore, Avijit Pramanik, Suhash Reddy Chavva, Sudarson Sekhar Sinha, Christen Robinson, Zhen Fan, Rajashekar Kanchanapally, Justin Grennell, Ivy Weaver, Ashton T. Hamme II, Paresh C Ray
Cancer is one of the life-threatening diseases which is rapidly becoming a global pandemic. Driven by the need, here we report for the first time aptamer conjugated theranostic magnetic hybrid...
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FD175:Design of FeBi nanoparticles for imaging applications

Faraday Disc. - 5 hours 38 min ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00105B, PaperMarlene Branca, Frederic Pelletier, Diana Ciuculescu, Chun-Cheng Lin, Raphael Serra, Jean-Gabriel Mattei, Marie-Jose Casanove, Reasmey Tan, Marc Respaud, Catherine Amiens, Baptiste Cottin
A variety of imaging technologies are now routinely used in the medical field, their use being continuously enlarged through the development of contrast agents. Recently nanoparticles (NPs) proved efficient to...
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