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Facile preparation of a multifunctional fluorescent nanosensor for chemical and biological applications

J. Material Chem. - 25 November, 2012 - 07:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24681-24689
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33103A, PaperJing Wang, Wanping Guo, Jae-Ho Bae, Sun-Hee Kim, Jiale Song, Chang-Sik Ha
A versatile solid-state fluorescent sensor has been designed and prepared for chemical and biological applications.
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Opposite photocurrent response to ultraviolet and visible light

J. Material Chem. - 25 November, 2012 - 07:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24522-24525
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34545E, CommunicationShengxue Yang, Jian Gong, Yulin Deng
A novel photodetector composed of sandwich-structured n-type zinc oxide nanorods arrays, p-type polyaniline thin film and dye-modified n-type ZnO nanorods arrays.
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Highly dispersed Ni-decorated porous hollow carbon nanofibers: fabrication, characterization, and NOx gas sensors at room temperature

J. Material Chem. - 25 November, 2012 - 07:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24814-24820
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34288J, PaperRenjiang Lu, Keying Shi, Wei Zhou, Lei Wang, Chungui Tian, Kai Pan, Li Sun, Honggang Fu
A film of porous hollow carbon nanofibers with Ni nanoparticles could detect NOx gas with high sensitivity at room temperature.
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Sensitive detection of hazardous explosives via highly fluorescent crystalline porous aromatic frameworks

J. Material Chem. - 25 November, 2012 - 07:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24558-24562
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35341E, PaperYe Yuan, Hao Ren, Fuxing Sun, Xiaofei Jing, Kun Cai, Xiaojun Zhao, Yue Wang, Yen Wei, Guangshan Zhu
A 3D crystalline porous aromatic framework, PAF-14, exhibits high luminescence quenching ability for nitroaromatics compounds. This novel functional material has great potential for detecting hazardous and explosive compounds.
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Atomistic modeling of site exchange defects in lithium iron phosphate and iron phosphate

J. Material Chem. - 25 November, 2012 - 07:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24889-24893
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35538H, PaperChristian Kuss, Guoxian Liang, Steen B. Schougaard
Modeling suggests that LiFePO4 site exchange defects do not impede lithium diffusion, but rather lead to a thermodynamic capacity loss.
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A lithium-ion anode with micro-scale mixed hierarchical carbon coated single crystal TiO2 nanorod spheres and carbon spheres

J. Material Chem. - 25 November, 2012 - 07:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24552-24557
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34142E, PaperHongwei Bai, Zhaoyang Liu, Darren Delai Sun
Micro-size scale mixed hierarchical active materials (carbon coated single crystal rutile TiO2 nanorod spheres) and conductive materials (carbon spheres) for high performance LIB.
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Advances in self-healing optical materials

J. Material Chem. - 25 November, 2012 - 07:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24501-24508
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33464J, HighlightVincenzo Amendola, Moreno Meneghetti
Advances in self-healing transparent coatings, optically responsive materials and systems for solar energy conversion, with attention to nanoscale and molecular mechanisms.
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Nanofiber growth and alignment in solution processed n-type naphthalene-diimide-based polymeric field-effect transistors

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24827-24831
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35351B, PaperSuhao Wang, Wojciech Pisula, Klaus Mullen
Nanofiber growth and alignment of an n-type naphthalene-diimide-based polymer were precisely controlled via solution processing for applications in field-effect transistors.
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Synthesis and characterization of Mg2Si/Si nanocomposites prepared from MgH2 and silicon, and their thermoelectric properties

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24805-24813
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35257E, PaperTanghong Yi, Shaoping Chen, Shawn Li, Hao Yang, Sabah Bux, Zhixi Bian, Nebil A. Katcho, Ali Shakouri, Natalio Mingo, Jean-Pierre Fleurial, Nigel D. Browning, Susan M. Kauzlarich
Mg2Si/xSi nanocomposites were synthesized from MgH2 and Si nanoparticle powders. This synthetic route provides Si nanoparticles embedded in Mg2Si matrix resulting in a reduction of the lattice thermal conductivity of Mg2Si.
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Near-infrared photoluminescence from molecular crystals containing tellurium

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24792-24797
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34988D, PaperHong-Tao Sun, Yoshio Sakka, Naoto Shirahata, Minoru Fujii, Tetsu Yonezawa
The Te42+ polycation is found to be a smart near-infrared emitter with characteristic emission peaks at 1252 and 1258 nm for Te4(Ga2Cl7)2 and Te4(Al2Cl7)2 crystals, respectively, resulting from the intrinsic electronic transitions of Te42+.
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Polymer-derived nanoporous silicon carbide with monodisperse spherical pores

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24841-24847
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34799G, PaperClaudia Hoffmann, Tim Biemelt, Andreas Seifert, Katja Pinkert, Thomas Gemming, Stefan Spange, Stefan Kaskel
A synthesis route to silicon carbide with monodisperse spherical nanopores is described and the influence of the pyrolysis temperature is investigated.
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Efficient and stable organic DSSC sensitizers bearing quinacridone and furan moieties as a planar [small pi]-spacer

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24356-24365
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM31929B, PaperJiabao Yang, Fuling Guo, Jianli Hua, Xin Li, Wenjun Wu, Yi Qu, He Tian
A series of new highly efficient and stable dyes based on a quinacridone-containing furan moiety were designed and synthesized for dye-sensitized solar cells with an optimized overall conversion efficiency ([small eta]) of up to 7.70%.
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A combinatorial approach to microstructure and thermopower of bulk thermoelectric materials: the pseudo-ternary PbTe-Ag2Te-Sb2Te3 system

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24335-24347
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32677A, PaperTeruyuki Ikeda, Shiho Iwanaga, Hsin-jay Wu, Nathan J. Marolf, Sinn-wen Chen, G. Jeffrey Snyder
A "combinatorial" approach via the unidirectional solidification technique reveals the relationship between the composition, microstructure, and transport properties in a large compositional space.
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Structural effects on the nano-scale morphology and conductivity of ionomer blends

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24348-24355
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM31287E, PaperThomas Weissbach, Emily M. W. Tsang, Ami C. C. Yang, Rasoul Narimani, Barbara J. Frisken, Steven Holdcroft
The nanoscale morphology of proton conducting blend membranes is controlled by the architecture of the constituent ionomer.
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Controlled synthesis of shell cross-linked magnetic micelles for efficient liver MR imaging

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24936-24944
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35308C, PaperDechao Niu, Zhiwen Zhang, Shijun Jiang, Zhi Ma, Xiaohang Liu, Yongsheng Li, Liangping Zhou, Changsheng Liu, Yaping Li, Jianlin Shi
We report the in vivo MR imaging capability and preliminary biological effects of RhB-labeled shell cross-linked magnetic micelles with tunable sizes (80, 130 and 180 nm).
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Synthesis and characterization of yellow-emitting electrophosphorescent polymers based on a fluorinated poly(arylene ether phosphine oxide) scaffold

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24848-24855
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34421A, PaperShiyang Shao, Junqiao Ding, Lixiang Wang, Xiabin Jing, Fosong Wang
Yellow-emitting electrophosphorescent polymers with efficiencies up to 10.4 cd A-1 are obtained using a fluorinated poly(arylene ether phosphine oxide) backbone.
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Highly ordered and gap controllable two-dimensional non-close-packed colloidal crystals and plasmonic-photonic crystals with enhanced optical transmission

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24668-24675
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34896A, PaperZhongyu Cai, Yan Jun Liu, Eunice S. P. Leong, Jinghua Teng, Xianmao Lu
Highly ordered and gap controllable two-dimensional non-close-packed colloidal crystals and plasmonic-photonic crystals are fabricated via a facile co-self-assembly method.
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Mechanical failure of zigzag graphene nanoribbons under tensile strain induced by edge reconstruction

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24676-24680
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34068B, PaperY. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, U. Schwingenschlogl
Zigzag and reconstructed graphene nanoribbons under tensile strain.
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Assembly of oriented iron oxide and zeolite crystals via biopolymer films

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24877-24881
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35068H, PaperMing Zhou, Jonas Hedlund
Biopolymer films are developed for the assembly of hematite and zeolite crystals into oriented monolayers on glass plates and porous alumina.
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Investigation of the stability of paraffin-exfoliated graphite nanoplatelet composites for latent heat thermal storage systems

J. Material Chem. - 19 November, 2012 - 06:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24469-24476
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35112A, PaperAnne Mallow, Omar Abdelaziz, Kyriaki Kalaitzidou, Samuel Graham
Control of processing parameters increases the stability of graphite-wax composites for thermal energy storage (stable system: right; unstable system: left).
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