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Design of SHG materials with mid-infrared transparency based on genetic engineering for Ba2BiInA5 (A = Se, Te)

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21713-21719
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34775J, PaperChen-Sheng Lin, Zhong-Zhen Luo, Wen-Dan Cheng, Hao Zhang, Wei-Long Zhang
SHG materials Ba2BiInSe5/Te5 were designed by material genetic engineering through four-steps: compound construction, structure and property predictions, and experimental evidence.
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General and facile method to fabricate uniform Y2O3:Ln3+ (Ln3+ = Eu3+, Tb3+) hollow microspheres using polystyrene spheres as templates

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21695-21703
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34868C, PaperZhenhe Xu, Yu Gao, Tao Liu, Liming Wang, Shasha Bian, Jun Lin
Well-dispersed, uniform Y2O3:Ln3+ (Ln3+ = Eu3+, Tb3+) hollow microspheres have been successfully prepared via a urea-assisted homogeneous precipitation method using polystyrene (PS) as templates, followed by a subsequent calcination process.
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Preparation and thermal properties of UV-curable polyacrylate-gold nanocomposite foams

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21654-21661
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33912A, PaperWei-I Hung, Yen-Hao Lin, Pei-Shan Wu, Kung-Chin Chang, Chih-Wei Peng, Mei-Chun Lai, Jui-Ming Yeh
Polyacrylate-gold nanocomposite materials with 15 nm and 25 nm gold nanoparticles were prepared by photopolymerization. The cellular structures of as-prepared bulk materials can be obtained by physical batch foaming processes. Thermal and thermal transport properties were discussed for bulk materials and their corresponding foam materials.
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Hierarchically micro/nanostructured porous metallic copper: Convenient growth and superhydrophilic and catalytic performance

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21733-21739
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35233H, PaperShuyan Gao, Xiaoxia Jia, Jianmao Yang, Xianjun Wei
This paper reports a facile growth of hierarchically porous metallic copper microspheres with excellent self-cleaning performance, catalytic, and electrochemical activities.
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Comparison of thiophene- and selenophene-bridged donor-acceptor low band-gap copolymers used in bulk-heterojunction organic photovoltaics

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21549-21559
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33735E, PaperHung-Yang Chen, Shih-Chieh Yeh, Chin-Ti Chen, Chao-Tsen Chen
Selenophene-bridged donor acceptor copolymers, which have lower LUMO energy levels, show enhanced efficiency for organic photovoltaics than their thiophene-bridged counterparts because of their absorption at longer wavelengths and stronger photocurrent at short wavelengths.
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Facile synthesis of SiO2-Au nanoshells in a three-stage microfluidic system

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21420-21425
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34206E, PaperLeyre Gomez, Manuel Arruebo, Victor Sebastian, Laura Gutierrez, Jesus Santamaria
The capacity to produce nanostructured materials with well-defined, specific properties in relatively large quantities is crucial for the viability of emerging nanotechnologies.
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Wurtzite-type CuInSe2 for high-performance solar cell absorber: ab initio exploration of the new phase structure

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21662-21666
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34582J, PaperLi-Chun Xu, Ru-Zhi Wang, Li-Min Liu, Yuan-Ping Chen, Xiao-Lin Wei, Hui Yan, Woon-Ming Lau
A novel wurtzite-type CuInSe2 was predicted for a high-performance solar cell absorber.
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Layer by layer assembly of heparin/layered double hydroxide completely renewable ultrathin films with enhanced strength and blood compatibility

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21667-21672
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34728H, PaperYingqi Shu, Penggang Yin, Benliang Liang, Shasheng Wang, Longcheng Gao, Hao Wang, Lin Guo
Heparin(HEP)/layered double hydroxide (LDH) ultrathin films were fabricated via LBL deposition, which showed largely enhanced mechanical property (Er [approximate] 23 GPa) and good blood compatibility.
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Highly sensitive organic near-infrared phototransistors based on poly(3-hexylthiophene) and PbS quantum dots

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21673-21678
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34773C, PaperZhenhua Sun, Jinhua Li, Feng Yan
Highly sensitive near infrared organic phototransistors based on PbS QDs and poly(3-hexylthiophene) were realized by solution process.
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Preparation, characterization and in vitro angiogenic capacity of cobalt substituted [small beta]-tricalcium phosphate ceramics

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21686-21694
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34395A, PaperMeili Zhang, Chengtie Wu, Haiyan Li, Jones Yuen, Jiang Chang, Yin Xiao
Co-TCP powder extracts showed a stimulated effect on the network structure formation of HUVECs.
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Highly efficient visible-light-driven plasmonic photocatalysts based on graphene oxide-hybridized one-dimensional Ag/AgCl heteroarchitectures

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21487-21494
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34938H, PaperMingshan Zhu, Penglei Chen, Minghua Liu
Visible-light-energized plasmonic photocatalyst 1D Ag/AgCl hybridized with graphene oxide (Ag/AgCl/GO) has been synthesized, which displays enhanced catalytic activity compared with 1D Ag/AgCl, spherical Ag/AgCl and Ag/AgCl/GO.
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Magnetic CMP microspheres: multifunctional poly(phenylene ethynylene) frameworks with covalently built-in Fe3O4 nanocrystals exhibiting pronounced sensitivity for acetaminophen microdetection

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21426-21433
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34725C, PaperPeng Zhang, Jia Guo, Changchun Wang
Fe3O4 nanocrystal-implanted CMP microspheres were explored as sensors for the detection of phenolic compounds at micromolar concentrations.
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Tuning the morphology and the structure of hierarchical meso-macroporous silica by dual templating with micelles and solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN)

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21540-21548
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35004A, PaperRenan Ravetti-Duran, Jean-Luc Blin, Marie-Jose Stebe, Christophe Castel, Andreea Pasc
Solid lipid nanoparticles allowed the preparation of hierarchical meso-macroporous silica as either hollow mesoporous capsules or hexagonally concentric mesopores, depending on the surfactant.
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Reply to comment on "one-step and high yield simultaneous preparation of single- and multi-layer graphene quantum dots from CX-72 carbon black"

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21777-21778
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34130A, CommentYongqiang Dong, Chun Xian Guo, Yuwu Chi, Chang Ming Li
In this response, we explain and prove the mono-layer structure of the graphene quantum dots (GQDs1) by more experimental characterizations and theoretical analysis, providing more scientific insights of GQDs.
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Comment on "one-step and high yield simultaneous preparation of single- and multi-layer graphene quantum dots from CX-72 carbon black"

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21776-21776
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32560H, CommentXiaoliang Xia, Yi Zheng
In producing graphene quantum dots using this route from low crystallized graphite raw materials (i.e. carbon blacks, carbon fibers), the real product should be further examined.
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Morphology evolution of urchin-like NiCo2O4 nanostructures and their applications as psuedocapacitors and photoelectrochemical cells

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21647-21653
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34705A, PaperQiufan Wang, Bin Liu, Xianfu Wang, Sihan Ran, Liming Wang, Di Chen, Guozhen Shen
NiCo2O4 urchin-based supercapacitors and photoelectrochemical cells were successfully fabricated, exhibiting superior specific capacitance, excellent cycling stability, fast photocurrent response and excellent stability.
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Banana-shaped molecular architecture: Formation of large columns composed of two concentrically enclosed layers

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21448-21452
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34051H, PaperSungmin Kang, Ryohei Ishige, Eun-Woo Lee, Masatoshi Tokita, Junji Watanabe
The room-temperature solid phase of banana-shaped molecules that forms on cooling from the B6 phase is characterized as having an extremely large hexagonal lattice.
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Phase evolution, phase transition, and microwave dielectric properties of scheelite structured xBi(Fe1/3Mo2/3)O4-(1-x)BiVO4 (0.0 [less-than-or-equal] x [less-than-or-equal] 1.0) low temperature firing ceramics

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21412-21419
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34603F, PaperDi Zhou, Li-Xia Pang, Jing Guo, Ze-Ming Qi, Tao Shao, Xi Yao, Clive A. Randall
A permittivity of 75, a high Qf value above 11 500 GHz, and a TCF value of +20 ppm/[degree]C can be obtained in the composite ceramic sample, containing both scheelite monoclinic and tetragonal phases, sintered at 820 [degree]C in the xBi(Fe1/3Mo2/3)O4-(1-x)BiVO4 system.
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Highly efficient polymer light-emitting diodes using graphene oxide-modified flexible single-walled carbon nanotube electrodes

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21481-21486
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34700H, PaperBo Ram Lee, Jun Suk Kim, Yun Seok Nam, Hee Jin Jeong, Seung Yol Jeong, Geon-Woong Lee, Joong Tark Han, Myoung Hoon Song
We present flexible polymer light-emitting diodes (FPLEDs) using graphene oxide-modified single-walled carbon nanotube (GO-SWCNT) films as an anode on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrates.
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A first-principles study of II-VI (II = Zn; VI = O, S, Se, Te) semiconductor nanostructures

J. Material Chem. - 27 September, 2012 - 17:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,21453-21465
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33744D, PaperJon M. Azpiroz, Ivan Infante, Xabier Lopez, Jesus M. Ugalde, Filippo De Angelis
Computational characterization of realistic size Zn-based II-VI semiconductor nanostructures.
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