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13th Trends in NanoTechnology International Conference

Prof Xavier Cartoixa, Antonio Correia, Prof Juan Jose Saenz

  1. Content type: Nano Express

    Ag/PMMA nanocomposites were successfully synthesized by in-situ technique. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) images show that the particles are spherical in shape and their sizes are dependent on temperature...

    Authors: Noorsaiyyidah Darman Singho, Mohd Rafie Johan and Nurul Akmal Che Lah

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:42

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  2. Content type: Nano Review

    The so-called graphane is a fully hydrogenated form of graphene. Because it is fully hydrogenated, graphane is expected to have a wide bandgap and is theoretically an electrical insulator. The transition from ...

    Authors: Chao Zhou, Sihao Chen, Jianzhong Lou, Jihu Wang, Qiujie Yang, Chuanrong Liu, Dapeng Huang and Tonghe Zhu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:26

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    This paper presents a novel method for the attachment of a 1.8-nm Au nanoparticle (Au-NP) to the tip of an atomic force microscopy (AFM) probe through the application of a current-limited bias voltage. The res...

    Authors: Hui-Wen Cheng, Yuan-Chih Chang, Song-Nien Tang, Chi-Tsu Yuan, Jau Tang and Fan-Gang Tseng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:482

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Transflective and highly conductive Ag/ITO/Ag multilayer films were prepared by magnetron sputtering on glass substrates. The microstructure and optical properties of Ag/ITO/Ag multilayer films were systematic...

    Authors: Zhaoqi Sun, Maocui Zhang, Qiping Xia, Gang He and Xueping Song

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:424

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  5. Content type: Nano Commentary

    Three new blue-emitting compounds of 5P-VA, 5P-VTPA, and 5P-DVTPA for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) based on hexaphenylbenzene moiety were demonstrated. Physical properties by the change of the substitut...

    Authors: Hwangyu Shin, Yun-Fan Wang, Jong-Hyung Kim, Jaehyun Lee, Kwang-Yol Kay and Jongwook Park

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:421

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    Among direct-bandgap semiconducting nanomaterials, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) exhibit strong quasi-one-dimensional excitonic optical properties, which confer them a great potential for their integr...

    Authors: Qingyuan Gu, Maud Gicquel-Guézo, Slimane Loualiche, Julie Le Pouliquen, Thomas Batte, Hervé Folliot, Olivier Dehaese, Frederic Grillot, Yann Battie, Annick Loiseau, Baolai Liang and Diana Huffaker

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:300

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    XRF (X-ray fluorescence) is a powerful technique for elemental analysis with a high sensitivity. The resolution is presently limited by the size of the primary excitation X-ray beam. A test-bed for confocal-ty...

    Authors: Maël Dehlinger, Carole Fauquet, Sebastien Lavandier, Orawan Aumporn, Franck Jandard, Vladimir Arkadiev, Aniouar Bjeoumikhov and Didier Tonneau

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:271

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    All-carbon single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) were successfully synthesized, nucleated using a fullerene derivative. A systematic investigation into the initial preparation of C60 fullerenes as growth nuclea...

    Authors: Imad Ibrahim, Yang Zhang, Alexey Popov, Lothar Dunsch, Bernd Büchner, Gianaurelio Cuniberti and Mark H Rümmeli

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:265

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Highly hexagonally ordered hard anodic aluminum oxide membranes, which have been modified by a thin cover layer of SiO2 deposited by atomic layer deposition method, were used as templates for the synthesis of ele...

    Authors: Victor M Prida, Javier García, Lucia Iglesias, Victor Vega, Detlef Görlitz, Kornelius Nielsch, Enrique Díaz Barriga-Castro, Raquel Mendoza-Reséndez, Arturo Ponce and Carlos Luna

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:263

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  10. 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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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    We have studied experimentally jump-to-contact (JC) and jump-out-of-contact (JOC) phenomena in gold electrodes. JC can be observed at first contact when two metals approach each other, while JOC occurs in the ...

    Authors: Carlos Sabater, María José Caturla, Juan José Palacios and Carlos Untiedt

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:257

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    We present phonon thermal conductance calculations for silicon nanowires (SiNWs) with diameters ranging from 1 to 5 nm with and without vacancy defects by the non-equilibrium Green’s function technique using t...

    Authors: Kohei Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Ishii, Nobuhiko Kobayashi and Kenji Hirose

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:256

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    This paper reports the results of intermatrix synthesis (IMS) of silver metal nanoparticles (Ag-MNPs) in Purolite C100E sulfonic ion exchange polymer of the gel-type structure. It has been shown that the surfa...

    Authors: Julio Bastos-Arrieta, Maria Muñoz, Patricia Ruiz and Dmitri N Muraviev

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:255

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    A facile one-step synthesis of CdTe quantum dots (QDs) in aqueous solution by atmospheric microwave reactor has been developed using 3-mercaptopropionic acid reduction of TeO2 directly. The obtained CdTe QDs were...

    Authors: Mao Shen, Wenping Jia, Yujing You, Yan Hu, Fang Li, Shidong Tian, Jian Li, Yanxian Jin and Deman Han

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:253

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    We consider fluctuation relations between the transport coefficients of a spintronic system where magnetic interactions play a crucial role. We investigate a prototypical spintronic device - a spin-diode - whi...

    Authors: Jong Soo Lim, Rosa López and David Sánchez

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:246

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    The aim of this work was to design and control, using genetic algorithm (GA) for parameter optimization, one-charge-qubit quantum logic gates σx, σy, and σz, using two bound states as a qubit space, of circular g...

    Authors: Gibrán Amparán, Fernando Rojas and Antonio Pérez-Garrido

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:242

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    Recombination processes in GaP/GaNP core/shell nanowires (NWs) grown on Si are studied by employing temperature-dependent continuous wave and time-resolved photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopies. The NWs exhibi...

    Authors: Alexander Dobrovolsky, Shula Chen, Yanjin Kuang, Supanee Sukrittanon, Charles W Tu, Weimin M Chen and Irina A Buyanova

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:239

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, we report the intermatrix synthesis of Ag nanoparticles in different polymeric matrices such as polyurethane foams and polyacrylonitrile or polyamide fibers. To apply this technique, the polymer...

    Authors: Berta Domènech, Kharla K Ziegler, Fernando Carrillo, Maria Muñoz, Dimitri N Muraviev and Jorge Macanás

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:238

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    Interference effects on charge transport through an individual molecule can lead to a notable modulation and suppression on its conductance. In this letter, we report the observation of quantum interference ef...

    Authors: Carlos R Arroyo, Riccardo Frisenda, Kasper Moth-Poulsen, Johannes S Seldenthuis, Thomas Bjørnholm and Herre SJ van der Zant

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:234

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    Laser ablation of selected coordination complexes can lead to the production of metal-carbon hybrid materials, whose composition and structure can be tailored by suitably choosing the chemical composition of t...

    Authors: Andrés Seral-Ascaso, Rosa Garriga, María Luisa Sanjuán, Joselito M Razal, Ruth Lahoz, Mariano Laguna, Germán F de la Fuente and Edgar Muñoz

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:233

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    NH2+ implantation was performed on multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) prepared by chemical vapor deposition. The hemocompatibility of MWCNTs and NH2+-implanted MWCNTs was evaluated based on in vitro hemolysis,...

    Authors: Meixian Guo, Dejun Li, Mengli Zhao, Yiteng Zhang, Xiangyun Deng, Dongsheng Geng, Ruying Li, Xueliang Sun, Hanqing Gu and Rongxin Wan

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:205

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