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11th Trends in NanoTechnology International Conference (TNT2010)

Xavier Cartoixà, Antonio Correia and Juan José Sáenz

  1. Content type: Nano Express

    We investigate the electronic and transport properties of circular graphene structures (quantum dots) that include a pentagonal defect. In our calculations, we employ a tight-binding model determining total an...

    Authors: Esther Jódar, Antonio Pérez–Garrido and Fernando Rojas

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:258

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    A potential antitumoral fluorescent indole derivative, methyl 6-methoxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-1H-indole-2-carboxylate, was evaluated for the in vitro cell growth inhibition on three human tumor cell lines, MCF-7 (b...

    Authors: Ana S Abreu, Elisabete MS Castanheira, Maria-João RP Queiroz, Paula MT Ferreira, Luís A Vale-Silva and Eugénia Pinto

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:482

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    The catalytic effect of gold seed particles deposited on a substrate prior to zinc oxide (ZnO) thin film growth by magnetron sputtering was investigated. For this purpose, selected ultra thin gold layers, with...

    Authors: María Arroyo-Hernández, Raquel Álvaro, Sheila Serrano and José Luis Costa-Krämer

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:437

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Au was loaded (1 wt%) on a commercial MgO support by three different methods: double impregnation, liquid-phase reductive deposition and ultrasonication. Samples were characterised by adsorption of N2 at -96°C, t...

    Authors: Sónia AC Carabineiro, Nina Bogdanchikova, Alexey Pestryakov, Pedro B Tavares, Lisete SG Fernandes and José L Figueiredo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:435

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    Confocal Raman microscopy as a label-free technique was applied to study the uptake and internalization of poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) nanoparticles (NPs) and carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into hepatocarcinoma hu...

    Authors: Gabriela Romero, Elena Rojas, Irina Estrela-Lopis, Edwin Donath and Sergio Enrique Moya

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:429

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    CdSe quantum dots with a prominent band-edge photoluminescence were obtained by a soft AOT water-in-oil (w/o) microemulsion templating method with an estimated size of 2.7 nm. The CdSe particles were covered w...

    Authors: Arlindo M Fontes Garcia, Marisa SF Fernandes and Paulo JG Coutinho

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:426

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    Layers of palladium (Pd) nanoparticles on indium phosphide (InP) were prepared by electrophoretic deposition from the colloid solution of Pd nanoparticles. Layers prepared by an opposite polarity of deposition...

    Authors: Ondrej Cernohorsky, Karel Zdansky, Jiri Zavadil, Pavel Kacerovsky and Katerina Piksova

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:410

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanostructuring of ultrathin HfO2 films deposited on GaAs (001) substrates by high-resolution Lloyd's mirror laser interference nanolithography is described. Pattern transfer to the HfO2 film was carried out by r...

    Authors: Marcos Benedicto, Beatriz Galiana, Jon M Molina-Aldareguia, Scott Monaghan, Paul K Hurley, Karim Cherkaoui, Luis Vazquez and Paloma Tejedor

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:400

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Graphene exhibits exciting properties which make it an appealing candidate for use in electronic devices. Reliable processes for device fabrication are crucial prerequisites for this. We developed a large area...

    Authors: Shishir Kumar, Nikos Peltekis, Kangho Lee, Hye-Young Kim and Georg Stefan Duesberg

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:390

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    A surface plasmon resonance (SPR) scheme is proposed in which the local phase modulations of the coupled plasmons can interfere and yield phase-sensitive intensity modulations in the measured signal. The resul...

    Authors: Dominic Lepage, Dominic Carrier, Alvaro Jiménez, Jacques Beauvais and Jan J Dubowski

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:388

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    The long-term (6 months) oxidization of hcp-InN (wurtzite, InN-w) nanostructures (crystalline/amorphous) synthesized on Si [100] substrates is analyzed. The densely packed layers of InN-w nanostructures (5-40 ...

    Authors: Evangelia Sarantopoulou, Zoe Kollia, Goran Dražic, Spomenka Kobe and Nicolaos Spyropoulos Antonakakis

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:387

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    The attachment of an antibody to an antigen-coated cantilever has been investigated by repeated experiments, using a cantilever-based detection system by Cantion A/S. The stress induced by the binding of a pes...

    Authors: Michael Bache, Rafael Taboryski, Silvan Schmid, Jens Aamand and Mogens Havsteen Jakobsen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:386

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    The first aim of this study was to fabricate vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs). MWCNTs were successfully prepared by using plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition. Further, three carb...

    Authors: Jan Prasek, Dalibor Huska, Ondrej Jasek, Lenka Zajickova, Libuse Trnkova, Vojtech Adam, Rene Kizek and Jaromir Hubalek

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:385

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    We report on hybrid films based on ZnO/organic dye prepared by electrodeposition using tetrasulfonated copper phthalocyanines (TS-CuPc) and Eosin-Y (EoY). Both the morphology and porosity of hybrid ZnO films a...

    Authors: Mónica Moya, Anura Priyajith Samantilleke, Miquel Mollar and Bernabé Marí

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:384

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    Fluorescence properties of two new potential antitumoral tetracyclic thieno[3,2-b]pyridine derivatives were studied in solution and in liposomes of DPPC (dipalmitoyl phosphatidylcholine), egg lecithin (phosphatid...

    Authors: Elisabete MS Castanheira, Maria Solange D Carvalho, Ana Rita O Rodrigues, Ricardo C Calhelha and Maria-João RP Queiroz

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:379

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    Undoped self-assembled GaN quantum dots (QD) stacked in superlattices (SL) with AlN spacer layers were submitted to thermal annealing treatments. Changes in the balance between the quantum confinement, strain ...

    Authors: Marco Peres, Sérgio Magalhães, Vincent Fellmann, Bruno Daudin, Armando José Neves, Eduardo Alves, Katharina Lorenz and Teresa Monteiro

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:378

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    Thermally assisted spin transfer torque [TAS + STT] is a new switching approach for magnetic tunnel junction [MTJ] nanopillars that represents the best trade-off between data reliability, power efficiency and ...

    Authors: Weisheng Zhao, Julien Duval, Jacques-Olivier Klein and Claude Chappert

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:368

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  18. Content type: Nano Review

    A graphene nano-ribbon in the zigzag edge geometry exhibits a specific type of gapless edge modes with a partly flat band dispersion. We argue that the appearance of such edge modes are naturally understood by...

    Authors: Ken-Ichiro Imura, Shijun Mao, Ai Yamakage and Yoshio Kuramoto

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:358

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    Carbon nanotubes [CNTs] were synthesized by the catalytic vapor decomposition method. Thereafter, they were functionalized in order to incorporate the oxygen groups (OCNT) and subsequently the amine groups (AC...

    Authors: Esther Asedegbega-Nieto, María Pérez-Cadenas, Jonathan Carter, James A Anderson and Antonio Guerrero-Ruiz

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:353

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    In this research, the elastic behaviour of two Co thin films simultaneously deposited in an off-normal angle method was studied. Towards this end, two Si micro-cantilevers were simultaneously coated using puls...

    Authors: Vicente Madurga, José Vergara and Cristina Favieres

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:325

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  21. Content type: Nano Review

    In this study, transparent conducting nanocrystalline ZnO:Ga (GZO) films were deposited by dc magnetron sputtering at room temperature on polymers (and glass for comparison). Electrical resistivities of 8.8 × 10-...

    Authors: Anura Priyajith Samantilleke, Luís Manuel Fernandes Rebouta, Vitor Garim, Luis Rubio-Peña, Senetxu Lanceros-Mendez, Pedro Alpuim, Sandra Carvalho, Alexey V Kudrin and Yury A Danilov

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:309

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    A new versatile tool, combining Shear Force Microscopy and X-Ray Spectroscopy was designed and constructed to obtain simultaneously surface topography and chemical mapping. Using a sharp optical fiber as micro...

    Authors: Carole Fauquet, Maël Dehlinger, Franck Jandard, Sylvain Ferrero, Daniel Pailharey, Sylvia Larcheri, Roberto Graziola, Juris Purans, Aniouar Bjeoumikhov, Alexei Erko, Ivo Zizak, Brahim Dahmani and Didier Tonneau

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:308

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    Carbon nanotube (CNT) is an attractive material for needle-like conducting electrodes because it has high electrical conductivity and mechanical strength. However, CNTs cannot provide the desired properties in...

    Authors: Taechang An, WooSeok Choi, Eunjoo Lee, In-tae Kim, Wonkyu Moon and Geunbae Lim

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:306

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work a novel antibacterial surface composed of an organic-inorganic hybrid matrix of tetraorthosilicate and a polyelectrolyte is presented. A precursor solution of tetraethoxysilane (TEOS) and poly(acr...

    Authors: Pedro José Rivero, Aitor Urrutia, Javier Goicoechea, Carlos Ruiz Zamarreño, Francisco Javier Arregui and Ignacio Raúl Matías

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:305

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    Molecular machines embedded in a Langmuir monolayer at the air-water interface can be operated by application of lateral pressure. As part of the challenge associated with versatile sensing of biologically imp...

    Authors: Taizo Mori, Ken Okamoto, Hiroshi Endo, Keita Sakakibara, Jonathan P Hill, Satoshi Shinoda, Miki Matsukura, Hiroshi Tsukube, Yasumasa Suzuki, Yasumasa Kanekiyo and Katsuhiko Ariga

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:304

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  26. Content type: Nano Review

    The initial development of carbon nanotube synthesis revolved heavily around the use of 3d valence transition metals such as Fe, Ni, and Co. More recently, noble metals (e.g. Au) and poor metals (e.g. In, Pb) hav...

    Authors: Mark Hermann Rümmeli, Alicja Bachmatiuk, Felix Börrnert, Franziska Schäffel, Imad Ibrahim, Krzysztof Cendrowski, Grazyna Simha-Martynkova, Daniela Plachá, Ewa Borowiak-Palen, Gianaurelio Cuniberti and Bernd Büchner

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:303

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    Commercial multi-walled carbon nanotubes (CNT) were functionalized by oxidation with HNO3, to introduce oxygen-containing surface groups, and by thermal treatments at different temperatures for their selective re...

    Authors: Sónia AC Carabineiro, Manuel FR Pereira, João N Pereira, Cristina Caparros, Vitor Sencadas and Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:302

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    Thermochromic VO2 thin films have successfully been grown on SiO2-coated float glass by reactive DC and pulsed-DC magnetron sputtering. The influence of substitutional doping of V by higher valence cations, such ...

    Authors: Carlos Batista, Ricardo M Ribeiro and Vasco Teixeira

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:301

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  29. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanocomposites of the self-forming core-shell Co-MgO nanoparticles, which were of approximately 100 nm in diameter, and poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) polymer have been prepared. When the polymer is crystall...

    Authors: Antonio José Paleo, Carlos Martínez-Boubeta, Lluís Balcells, Carlos Miguel Costa, Vitor Sencadas and Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:257

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    Laser ablation of solids in liquids technique has been used to obtain colloidal nanoparticles from biological hydroxylapatite using pulsed as well as a continuous wave (CW) laser. Transmission electron microsc...

    Authors: Mohamed Boutinguiza, Rafael Comesaña, Fernando Lusquiños, Antonio Riveiro and Juan Pou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:255

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