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Nanotechnology and nanomaterials (NANO-2013)

Dr Olena Fesenko, Dr Olivier Pluchery, Prof Leonid Yatsenko

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  1. Content type: Nano Express

    Although much progress has been made in the illustration of the mechanism of aminophylline (AM) treating asthma, there is no data about its effect on the nanostructure and nanomechanics of T lymphocytes. Here,...

    Authors: Xun Huang, Jiexiang He, Mingxian Liu and Changren Zhou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:518

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    Environmental pollutants co-exist and exhibit interaction effects that are different from those associated with a single pollutant. As one of the more commonly manufactured nanomaterials, titanium dioxide nano...

    Authors: Jun Yan, Bencheng Lin, Chuanlu Hu, Huashan Zhang, Zhiqing Lin and Zhuge Xi

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:406

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    On the basis of X-ray diffraction and mass spectrometric analysis of carrier γ-Al2O3 and catalysts CuCl2/CuCl on its surface, the chemical structure of the active centers of two types oxidative chlorination catal...

    Authors: Sergiy A Kurta, Igor M Mykytyn and Tetiana R Tatarchuk

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:357

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    The structures, processes of shrinkage, and phase composition of the compact system ZrO2-WC, obtained by hot pressing with the transmission of high current, are considered in the article. We found that as a resul...

    Authors: Edwin Gevorkyan, Olga Melnik and Vladimir Chishkala

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:355

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    The content of metal elements in plant tissues of 10-day wheat seedlings after seed pre-treatment and foliar treatment with non-ionic colloidal solution of metal nanoparticles (Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn) was determined b...

    Authors: Nataliya Taran, Ludmila Batsmanova, Yevheniya Konotop and Alexander Okanenko

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:354

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    Nylon 6 electrospun nanofibers mat was prepared via electrospinning for the removal of three estrogens, namely, diethylstilbestrol (DES), dienestrol (DS), and hexestrol (HEX) from aqueous solution. Static adso...

    Authors: Fei-Fei Qi, Yang Cao, Min Wang, Fei Rong and Qian Xu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:353

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    Bionic self-cleaning surfaces with well-ordered polymer nano-fibers are firstly fabricated by disturbing crystallization during one-step coating-curing process. Orderly thin (100 nm) and long (5–10 μm) polymer...

    Authors: Qin Yang, Zhuangzhu Luo, Sheng Tan, Yimin Luo, Yunjiao Wang, Zhaozhu Zhang and Weimin Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:352

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    To establish a satisfactory delivery system for the delivery of salinomycin (Sal), a novel, selective cancer stem cell inhibitor with prominent toxicity, gelatinase-responsive core-shell nanoparticles (NPs), w...

    Authors: Qin Wang, Puyuan Wu, Wei Ren, Kai Xin, Yang Yang, Chen Xie, Chenchen Yang, Qin Liu, Lixia Yu, Xiqun Jiang, Baorui Liu, Rutain Li and Lifeng Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:351

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  9. Content type: Nano Commentary

    Nanoparticles have attracted increasing attention for local drug delivery to the inner ear recently. Bovine serum albumin (BSA) nanoparticles were prepared by desolvation method followed by glutaraldehyde fixa...

    Authors: Zhan Yu, Min Yu, Zhibao Zhang, Ge Hong and Qingqing Xiong

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:343

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    In the present study, we perform molecular dynamic simulations to investigate the compression response and atomistic deformation mechanisms of twinned nanospheres. The relationship between load and compression...

    Authors: Jianjun Bian, Xinrui Niu, Hao Zhang and Gangfeng Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:335

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    Diffusion characteristics of iron and nickel atoms were investigated using radioactive isotopes method in phase-hardened metastable iron-nickel Fe-31.7%Ni-0.06%C alloy with nanofragmented structure. It has bee...

    Authors: Vitaliy E Danilchenko, Vladimir F Mazanko and Viktor E Iakovlev

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:322

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    Preparation of magnetic nanoparticles coated with chitosan (CS-coated Fe3O4 NPs) in one step by the solvothermal method in the presence of different amounts of added chitosan is reported here. The magnetic proper...

    Authors: Mao Shen, Yujing Yu, Guodong Fan, Guang Chen, Ying min Jin, Wenyuan Tang and Wenping Jia

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:296

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    The use of colloidal solutions of metals as micronutrients enhances plant resistance to unfavorable environmental conditions and ensures high yields of food crops due to the active penetration of nanoelements ...

    Authors: Natalia Yu Taran, Olena M Gonchar, Kostyantyn G Lopatko, Lyudmila M Batsmanova, Mykola V Patyka and Mykola V Volkogon

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:289

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  14. Content type: Nano Commentary

    The aim of the work was to elucidate the nature of charge-selective properties of macroporous composite inorganic membranes modified with nanoparticles of hydrated zirconium dioxide. The membranes have been in...

    Authors: Yuliya S Dzyazko, Yurii M Volfkovich, Valentin E Sosenkin, Nadejda F Nikolskaya and Yurii P Gomza

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:271

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) of carbon nanostructures, namely, highly oriented pyrolytic graphite, graphene nanoplatelets, graphene oxide, and multiwall carbon nanotubes as well CARS spectra of...

    Authors: Galyna Dovbeshko, Olena Fesenko, Andrej Dementjev, Renata Karpicz, Vladimir Fedorov and Oleg Yu Posudievsky

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:263

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    Earthworms can ‘biotransform’ or ‘biodegrade’ chemical contaminants, rendering them harmless in their bodies, and can bioaccumulate them in their tissues. They ‘absorb’ the dissolved chemicals through their mo...

    Authors: Shruti Gupta, Tanuja Kushwah and Shweta Yadav

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:259

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  17. Content type: Nano Commentary

    The growth of Al:ZnO nanorods on a silicon substrate using a low-temperature thermal evaporation method is reported. The samples were fabricated within a horizontal quartz tube under controlled supply of O2 gas w...

    Authors: Syahida Suhaimi, Samsudi Sakrani, Tashi Dorji and Abdul Khamim Ismail

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:256

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    Photogenerated charging properties of single Si nanorods (Si NRs) are investigated by electrostatic force microscopy (EFM) combined with laser irradiation. Under laser irradiation, Si NRs are positively charge...

    Authors: Shan Wu, Zilong Wu, Dongdong Lin, Zhenyang Zhong, Zuimin Jiang and Xinju Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:245

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    We report that the efficiency of ITO/nc-TiO2/P3HT:PCBM/MoO3/Ag inverted polymer solar cells (PSCs) can be improved by dispersing CdS quantum dot (QD)-sensitized TiO2 nanotube arrays (TNTs) in poly (3-hexylthiophe...

    Authors: Fumin Li, Chong Chen, Furui Tan, Gentian Yue, Liang Shen and Weifeng Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:240

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    In fabrication of nano- and quantum devices, it is sometimes critical to position individual dopants at certain sites precisely to obtain the specific or enhanced functionalities. With first-principles simulat...

    Authors: Chang Chen, Jinhu Zhang, Guofeng Dong, Hezhu Shao, Bo-yuan Ning, Li Zhao, Xi-jing Ning and Jun Zhuang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:235

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, chemical transformations of benzyl ester of О-(phenyl-2-acetamido-2,3-dideoxy-1-thio-β-d-glucopyranoside-3-yl)-d-lactoyl-l-alanyl-d-isoglutamine (SPhMDPOBn) on the fumed silica surface were examine...

    Authors: Liana R Azizova, Tetiana V Kulik, Borys B Palianytsia, Aleksandr E Zemlyakov, Viktoriya N Tsikalova and Vasiliy Ya Chirva

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:234

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    The evolution of a friction surface geometry with initially directed microscale grooves on a nanoscale polished surface in ring-on-block sliding contact is studied experimentally. Reduced wear and friction is ...

    Authors: Alexander U Stelmakh, Yuriy V Pilgun, Sergiy O Kolenov and Alexey V Kushchev

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:226

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    Hydrogen-treated ZnCoO shows magnetic behavior, which is related to the formation of Co-H-Co complexes. However, it is not well known how the complexes are connected to each other and with what directional beh...

    Authors: Bum-Su Kim, Seunghun Lee, Won-Kyung Kim, Ji-Hun Park, Yong Chan Cho, Jungdae Kim, Chae Ryong Cho and Se-Young Jeong

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:221

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    Cuprous oxide (Cu2O) thin films were prepared by using electrodeposition technique at different applied potentials (−0.1, −0.3, −0.5, −0.7, and −0.9 V) and were annealed in vacuum at a temperature of 100°C for 1 ...

    Authors: Xishun Jiang, Miao Zhang, Shiwei Shi, Gang He, Xueping Song and Zhaoqi Sun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:219

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    The fluid mosaic model of Singer and Nicolson in 1972 shows how proteins are embedded in membranes. To elucidate the interactions between proteins and the surrounding lipids, stearic acid (SA) and bovine serum...

    Authors: Lai Ti Gew and Misni Misran

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:218

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  26. Content type: Nano Express

    The relaxation processes of hybrid organic-inorganic polymer nanosystems (OIS) synthesized by joint polymerization of organic and inorganic components were studied using methods of differential scanning calori...

    Authors: Maksym Iurzhenko, Yevgen Mamunya, Gisele Boiteux, Gerard Seytre, Erisela Nikaj, Olivier Gain, Eugene Lebedev and Svetlana Ishchenko

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:217

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  27. Content type: Nano Review

    In this work, we studied a nanocomposite material made from fluoroplastic which contains 20 wt.% multi-walled nanotubes. In order to complete the present work, we have used different thermodynamic and mechanic...

    Authors: Sergiy Revo, Alexandre Alekseev, Ekaterina Ivanenko, Toufik Labii, Abdelhamid Boubertakh and Smail Hamamda

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:213

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    Crystalline zinc tin oxide (ZTO; zinc oxide with heavy tin doping of 33 at.%) nanowires were first synthesized using the electrodeposition and heat treatment method based on an anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) memb...

    Authors: Jen-Bin Shi, Po-Feng Wu, Hsien-Sheng Lin, Ya-Ting Lin, Hsuan-Wei Lee, Chia-Tze Kao, Wei-Hsiang Liao and San-Lin Young

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:210

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  29. Content type: Nano Express

    Liposome-based drug delivery systems hold great potential for cancer therapy. However, to enhance the localization of payloads, an efficient method of systemic delivery of liposomes to tumor tissues is require...

    Authors: Hee Dong Han, Yeongseon Byeon, Hat Nim Jeon and Byung Cheol Shin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:209

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    Based on the extensive application of 2 × 1.7MV Tandetron accelerator, a low-energy cluster chamber has been built to explore for synthesizing graphene. Raman spectrum and atomic force microscopy (AFM) show th...

    Authors: Zesong Wang, Zaodi Zhang, Rui Zhang, Hui Li and Dejun Fu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:205

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    A novel hierarchical Pt- and FTO-free counter electrode (CE) for the dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) was prepared by spin coating the mixture of TiO2 nanoparticles and poly(3,4-ethylenedioxy-thiophene):poly(styr...

    Authors: Xing Zhao, Meicheng Li, Dandan Song, Peng Cui, Zhirong Zhang, Yan Zhao, Chao Shen and Zhaohuang Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:202

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  32. Content type: Nano Express

    It has been found that sodium hypochlorite enhanced the chemiluminescence (CL) of the CdTe nanocrystal (NC)-hydrogen peroxide system and that estrogens inhibited these CL signals in alkaline solution. CL spect...

    Authors: Bo Ling, Jianhong Bi, Zongxin Pi, Huaze Dong and Ling Dong

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:201

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    Cu-doped ZnO nanorods have been grown at 90°C for 90 min onto a quartz substrate pre-coated with a ZnO seed layer using a hydrothermal method. The influence of copper (Cu) precursor and concentration on the st...

    Authors: Musbah Babikier, Dunbo Wang, Jinzhong Wang, Qian Li, Jianming Sun, Yuan Yan, Qingjiang Yu and Shujie Jiao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:199

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  34. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, metal nanodumbbells (NDs) formed by laser-induced melting of Ag nanowires (NWs) on an oxidized silicon substrate and their tribological properties are investigated. The mechanism of ND formation...

    Authors: Boris Polyakov, Sergei Vlassov, Leonid M Dorogin, Natalia Novoselska, Jelena Butikova, Mikk Antsov, Sven Oras, Runno Lohmus and Ilmar Kink

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:186

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  35. Content type: Nano Express

    Carbon films on the Si/SiO2 substrate are fabricated using modified method of close space sublimation at atmospheric pressure. The film properties have been characterized by micro-Raman and X-ray photoelectron sp...

    Authors: Mykola V Sopinskyy, Viktoriya S Khomchenko, Viktor V Strelchuk, Andrii S Nikolenko, Genadiy P Olchovyk, Volodymyr V Vishnyak and Viktor V Stonis

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:182

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  36. Content type: Nano Express

    A nanocomposite adsorbent based on potassium nickel hexacyanoferrate-loaded polypropylene fabric was synthesized for selective removal of Cs ions from contaminated waters by a two-stage synthesis: radiation-in...

    Authors: Yuliia Bondar, Svetlana Kuzenko, Do-Hung Han and Hyun-Kug Cho

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:180

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  37. Content type: Nano Express

    Statistical and electrical properties of the conduction electrons of a silver or gold sphere with a radius from 1 to 2 nm are shown to differ drastically from the properties of electrons in a bulk metal sample...

    Authors: Vitaly V Datsyuk and Iryna V Ivanytska

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:174

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  38. Content type: Nano Express

    Large-area periodically aligned silicon nanopillar (PASiNP) arrays were fabricated by magnetic sputtering with glancing angle deposition (GLAD) on substrates coated by a monolayer of close-packed polystyrene (...

    Authors: Fangda Yuan, Zhengcao Li, Tianci Zhang, Wei Miao and Zhengjun Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:173

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  39. Content type: Nano Express

    A method for situ preparing a hybrid material consisting of silica nanoparticles (SiO2) attached onto the surface of functionalized graphene nanoplatelets (f-GNPs) is proposed. Firstly, polyacrylic acid (PAA) was...

    Authors: Jiani Li, Kejing Yu, Kun Qian, Haijian Cao, Xuefeng Lu and Jie Sun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:172

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  40. Content type: Nano Express

    Silver nanoparticles were synthesized in linear and branched polyelectrolyte matrices using different reductants and distinct synthesis conditions. The effect of the host hydrolyzed linear polyacrylamide and s...

    Authors: Vasyl Chumachenko, Nataliya Kutsevol, Michel Rawiso, Marc Schmutz and Christian Blanck

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:164

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  41. Content type: Nano Express

    Merging nanoparticles with different functions into a single microsphere can exhibit profound impact on various applications. However, retaining the unique properties of each component after integration has pr...

    Authors: Lianbing Ren, Chao Teng, Lili Zhu, Jie He, You Wang, Xinbing Zuo, Mei Hong, Yong Wang, Biwang Jiang and Jing Zhao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:163

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  42. Content type: Nano Express

    Colloidal solutions of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were synthesized by gamma Co-60 irradiation using different stabilizers, namely polyvinyl pyrrolidone (PVP), polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), alginate, and sericin. ...

    Authors: Dang Van Phu, Le Anh Quoc, Nguyen Ngoc Duy, Nguyen Thi Kim Lan, Bui Duy Du, Le Quang Luan and Nguyen Quoc Hien

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:162

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  43. Content type: Nano Express

    The article investigates the effect of thermal modification of porous carbon material (PCM), obtained from plant feedstock, on its morphology and fractal structure by small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) method...

    Authors: Bogdan K Ostafiychuk, Volodymyr I Mandzyuk, Yuriy O Kulyk and Nadiia I Nagirna

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:160

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  44. Content type: Nano Express

    Hybridization of homopolynucleotide poly(rC) adsorbed to the carbon nanotube surface with poly(rI) free in solution has been studied by absorption spectroscopy and molecular dynamics method. It was found that ...

    Authors: Maksym V Karachevtsev, Galyna O Gladchenko, Victor S Leontiev and Victor A Karachevtsev

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:157

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