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Mechanisms for CO oxidation on Fe(III)-OH-Pt interface: a DFT study

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec 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. - 14 min 14 sec 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. - 14 min 14 sec 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. - 14 min 14 sec 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. - 14 min 14 sec 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. - 14 min 14 sec 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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Astrochemistry of dust, ice and gas: introduction and overview

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00140K, PaperEwine F. van Dishoeck
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FD173: Bulk properties of solution-synthesized chevron-like graphene nanoribbons

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00131A, PaperTimothy H. Vo, Mikhail Shekhirev, Alexey Lipatov, Rafal A. Korlacki, Alexander Sinitskii
Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) have received a great deal of attention due to their promise for electronic and optoelectronic applications. Several recent studies have focused on the synthesis of GNRs by...
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FD175: Functionalised Gold and Titania Nanoparticles and Surfaces For Use as Antimicrobial Coatings

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00113C, PaperSacha Noimark, Kristopher Page, Joseph C Bear, Carlos Sotelo-Vazquez, Raul Quesada Cabrera, Yao Lu, Elaine Allan, Jawwad A Darr, Ivan P Parkin
We report the preparation, characterisation and antimicrobial functional testing of various titanium dioxide and gold modified titanium dioxide nanoparticles embedded into a polysiloxane polymer by a swell dip-coating procedure. We...
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FD 176: Graphene-supported iron-based nanoparticles encapsulated in nitrogen-doped carbon as a synergistic catalyst for hydrogen evolution and oxygen reduction reactions

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00123K, PaperXinhe Bao, Jing Wang, Guoxiong Wang, Shu Miao, Jiayuan Li
Electrolyzers and fuel cells have been extensively investigated as a promising solution for renewable energy storage and conversion. Hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) are important electrocatalytic...
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Role of edge geometry and chemistry in the electronic properties of graphene nanostructures

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00073K, PaperToshiaki Enoki, Shintaro Fujii, Maxim Ziatdinov, Misako Ohtsuka, Koichi Kusakabe, Manabu Kiguchi
The geometry and chemistry of graphene nanostructures significantly affect their electronic properties. Despite a large number of experimental and theoretical studies dealing with the geometrical shape-dependent electronic properties of graphene...
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FD173:Few layer graphene - polypropylene nanocomposites: the role of flake diameter

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00112E, PaperCristina Valles, Amr M. Abdelkader, Robert J Young, Ian A. Kinloch
Graphene shows excellent potential as a structural reinforcement in polymer nanocomposites due its exceptional mechanical properties. We have shown previously that graphene composites can be analysed using conventional composite theory...
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FD173: Reduced Graphene Oxide and Graphene Composite Materials for Improved Gas Sensing at Low Temperature

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00086B, PaperAlexander Zopfl, Michael Maximilian Lemberger, Matthias Konig, Guenther Ruhl, Frank Michael Matysik, Dr. Thomas Hirsch
Reduced graphene oxide (rGO) was investigated as a material for chemiresistive gas sensors. The carbon nanomaterial was transferred onto silicon wafer with interdigital gold electrodes. Spin coating turned out to...
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FD 172: Multifunctional Structural Energy Storage Composite Supercapacitors

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00055B, PaperNatasha Shirshova, Hui Qian, Matthieu Houlle, Quentin Fontana, Joachim H G Steinke, Anthony R.J. Kucernak, Emile Greenhalgh, Alexander Bismarck, Milo Sebastian Peter Shaffer
This paper addresses the challenge of producing multifunctional composites that can simultaneously carry mechanical loads whilst storing (and delivering) electrical energy. The embodiment is a structural supercapacitor built around laminated...
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Immune Attack players perform better on a test of cellular immunology and self confidence than their classmates who play a control video game

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00014E, PaperMelanie Stegman
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FD 174: Organic semiconducting single crystals as solid-state sensors for ionizing radiation

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00102H, PaperBeatrice Fraboni, Andrea Ciavatti, Laura Basirico, Alessandro Fraleoni-Morgera
Organic semiconductors have been so far mainly proposed as detectors for ionizing radiation in the indirect conversion approach, i.e. as scintillators, which convert ionizing radiation into visible photons, or as...
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FD 176: Bridging Silicon Nanoparticles and Thermoelectrics: Phenylacetylene Functionalization

Faraday Disc. - 14 min 14 sec ago
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00109E, PaperShane Ashby, Jason A. Thomas, Jorge Garcia-Canadas, Gao Min, Jack Corps, Anthony V Powell, Hualong Xu, Wei Shen, Yimin Chao
Silicon is a promising alternative to current thermoelectric materials (Bi2Te3). Silicon nanoparticle based materials show especially low thermal conductivities due to the high number of interfaces, which increases the observed...
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Concluding remarks: astrochemistry of dust, ice and gas

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Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00104D, PaperEric Herbst
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GPU-accelerated analysis and visualization of large structures solved by molecular dynamics flexible fitting

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Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00005F, PaperJohn E. Stone, Ryan McGreevy, Barry Isralewitz, Klaus Schulten
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Mechanochemical preparation of copper iodide clusters of interest for luminescent devices

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Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FD00164D, PaperLucia Maini, Paolo P. Mazzeo, Francesco Farinella, Valeria Fattori, Dario Braga
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