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Effect of intermolecular dipole−dipole interactions on interfacial supramolecular structures of C3-symmetric hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene derivatives
Two-dimensional (2D) supramolecular assemblies of a series of novel C3-symmetric hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HBC) derivatives bearing different substituents adsorbed on highly oriented pyrolytic graphite were studied by ...
Colorimetric detection of creatinine based on plasmonic nanoparticles via synergistic coordination chemistry
A simple and portable colorimetric assay for creatinine detection is fabricated based on the synergistic coordination of creatinine and uric acid with Hg2+ on the surface of gold nanoparticles, which exhibits good selectivity ...
Facile synthesis of metal oxide/reduced graphene oxide hybrids with high lithium storage capacity and stable cyclability
We report an environment-friendly approach to synthesize transition metal oxide nanoparticles (NPs)/ reduced graphene oxide (rGO) sheets hybrids by combining the reduction of graphene oxide (GO) with the growth of ...
Unravelling the correlation between the aspect ratio of nanotubular structures and their electrochemical performance to achieve high-rate and long-life lithium-ion batteries
The fundamental understanding of the relationship between the nanostructure of an electrode and its electrochemical performance is crucial for achieving high-performance lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). In this work, the ...
A colorimetric logic gate based on free gold nanoparticles and the coordination strategy between melamine and mercury ions
A colorimetric logic gate based on free gold nanoparticles is presented with melamine and Hg2+, as well as its colorimetric detection of Hg2+ with good selectivity and sensitivity.
Synergistic photocatalytic aerobic oxidation of sulfides and amines on TiO2 under visible-light irradiation
Selective photocatalytic aerobic oxidation, which can be conducted under ambient conditions, is of great importance towards achieving sustainable chemistry. However, its practical applications are undermined by several ...
Heterogeneous visible light photocatalysis for selective organic transformations
The future development of chemistry entails environmentally friendly and energy sustainable alternatives for organic transformations. Visible light photocatalysis can address these challenges, as reflected by recent intensive ...
Gold nanotip array for ultrasensitive electrochemical sensing and spectroscopic monitoring
A gold nanotip array platform with a combination of ultrasensitive electrochemical sensing and spectroscopic monitoring capability is reported. Adenosine triphosphate is detected down to 1 pM according to the impedance ...
Bioengineered tunable memristor based on protein nanocage
Bioengineered protein-based nanodevices with tunable and reproducible memristive performance are fabricated by combining the unique high loading capacity of Archaeoglobus fulgidus ferritin with OWL-generated nanogaps. By ...
Efficient Ag@AgCl cubic cage photocatalysts profit from ultrafast plasmon-induced electron transfer processes
Photon-coupling and electron dynamics are the key processes leading to the photocatalytic activity of plasmonic metal-semiconductor nanohybrids. To better utilize and explore these effects, a facile large-scale synthesis ...