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Nano Component 2011

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  1. Content type: Nano Idea

    CdSe, CdSe-TiO2, and CdSe-C60/TiO2 composites were prepared using sol–gel method, and their photocatalytic activity was evaluated by measuring the degradation of rhodamine B solutions under visible light. The sur...

    Authors: Ze-Da Meng, Lei Zhu, Shu Ye, Qian Sun, Kefayat Ullah, Kwang-Youn Cho and Won-Chun Oh

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:189

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    Alumina/zirconia (Al2O3/ZrO2) multilayer thin films were deposited on Si (100) substrates at an optimized oxygen partial pressure of 3 Pa at room temperature by pulsed laser deposition. The Al2O3/ZrO2 multilayers...

    Authors: Govindasamy Balakrishnan, Parasuraman Kuppusami, Dillibabu Sastikumar and Jung Il Song

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:82

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    The electric-pulse-induced resistance switching in layered structures composed of polycrystalline Pr1−xCa x MnO3 (PCMO) sandwiched between Pt bottom electrode and top electrodes ...

    Authors: Toshihiro Nakamura, Kohei Homma and Kunihide Tachibana

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:76

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    A three-dimensional selenium solar cell with the structure of Au/Se/porous TiO2/compact TiO2/fluorine-doped tin oxide-coated glass plates was fabricated by an electrochemical deposition method of selenium, which ...

    Authors: Duy-Cuong Nguyen, Souichirou Tanaka, Hitoshi Nishino, Kyohei Manabe and Seigo Ito

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:8

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    Noble metallic nanoparticles have prominent optical local-field enhancement and light trapping properties in the visible light region resulting from surface plasmon resonances.

    Authors: Long-De Wang, Tong Zhang, Sheng-Qing Zhu, Xiao-Yang Zhang, Qi-Long Wang, Xuefeng Liu and Ruo-Zhou Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:683

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    Selective area growth of single crystalline Sn-doped In2O3 (ITO) nanowires synthesized via vapor–liquid–solid (VLS) method at 600°C was applied to improve the field emission behavior owing to the reduction of scr...

    Authors: Wen-Chih Chang, Cheng-Hsiang Kuo, Chien-Chang Juan, Pei-Jung Lee, Yu-Lun Chueh and Su-Jien Lin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:684

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, we report the effects of thermal annealing in nitrogen ambient on the optical and electrical properties of zinc oxide (ZnO) nanorod (NR) arrays for the application in light emission diodes (LED)...

    Authors: Jenn Kai Tsai, Jun Hong Shih, Tian Chiuan Wu and Teen Hang Meen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:664

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    Three green compounds for color filter dyes based on bis(cyclopentadienyl) titanium complexes including dithiolate ligand were synthesized. Physical properties by the change of the substitution groups of the s...

    Authors: Hwangyu Shin, Youngil Park, Seungho Kim, Byeong-Kwan An and Jongwook Park

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:635

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    We report an electrophoretic deposition method for the fabrication of gold nanoparticle (GNP) thin films as sensitive surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrates. In this method, GNP sol, synthesized b...

    Authors: Sheng-Qing Zhu, Tong Zhang, Xin-Li Guo, Qi-Long Wang, Xuefeng Liu and Xiao-Yang Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:613

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    Wide wavelength ranges of light localization and scattering characteristics can be attributed to shape-dependent longitude surface plasmon resonance in complicated nanostructures. We have studied this phenomen...

    Authors: Xiao-Yang Zhang, Tong Zhang, Sheng-Qing Zhu, Long-De Wang, Xuefeng Liu, Qi-Long Wang and Yuan-Jun Song

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:596

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    In this letter, we quantitatively investigated epitaxial GaAs nanowires catalyzed by thin Au films of different thicknesses on GaAs (111)B substrates in a metal-organic chemical vapor deposition reactor. Prior to...

    Authors: Hong-yi Xu, Ya-nan Guo, Wen Sun, Zhi-ming Liao, Timothy Burgess, Hao-feng Lu, Qiang Gao, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish and Jin Zou

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:589

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    We report on two extensions of the traditional analysis of low-dimensional structures in terms of low-dimensional quantum mechanics. On one hand, we discuss the impact of thermodynamics in one or two dimension...

    Authors: Rainer Dick

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:581

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, we used the electrochemical anodization to prepare TiO2 nanotube arrays and applied them on the photoelectrode of dye-sensitized solar cells. In the field emission scanning electron microscopy anal...

    Authors: Teen-Hang Meen, Yi-Ting Jhuo, Shi-Mian Chao, Nung-Yi Lin, Liang-Wen Ji, Jenn-Kai Tsai, Tien-Chuan Wu, Wen-Ray Chen, Walter Water and Chien-Jung Huang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:579

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, based on the previous steps, a facile in situ reduction method was developed to controllably prepare polystyrene/Ag (PS/Ag) core-shell-shaped nanostructures. The crucial procedure includes surface ...

    Authors: Chunjing Zhang, Xianfang Zhu, Haixia Li, Imran Khan, Muhammad Imran, Lianzhou Wang, Jianjun Bao and Xuan Cheng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:580

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    We show that certain three-dimensional (3D) superlattice nanostructure based on Bi2Te3 topological insulator thin films has better thermoelectric performance than two-dimensional (2D) thin films. The 3D superlatt...

    Authors: Zheyong Fan, Jiansen Zheng, Hui-Qiong Wang and Jin-Cheng Zheng

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:570

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, the formation of Ga droplets on photo-lithographically patterned GaAs (100) and the control of the size and density of Ga droplets by droplet epitaxy using molecular beam epitaxy are demonstrate...

    Authors: Ming-Yu Li, Yusuke Hirono, Sabina D Koukourinkova, Mao Sui, Sangmin Song, Eun-Soo Kim, Jihoon Lee and Gregory J Salamo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:550

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    We report the strain effect of suspended graphene prepared by micromechanical method. Under a fixed measurement orientation of scattered light, the position of the 2D peaks changes with incident polarization d...

    Authors: Cheng-Wen Huang, Bing-Jie Lin, Hsing-Ying Lin, Chen-Han Huang, Fu-Yu Shih, Wei-Hua Wang, Chih-Yi Liu and Hsiang-Chen Chui

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:533

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    In recent years, thin-film thermocouple (TFTC) array emerged as a versatile candidate in micro-/nanoscale local temperature sensing for its high resolution, passive working mode, and easy fabrication. However,...

    Authors: Haixiao Liu, Weiqiang Sun, An Xiang, Tuanwei Shi, Qing Chen and Shengyong Xu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:484

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    We reported a one-pot, environmentally friendly method for biosynthesizing nanoscale Au-Ag alloy using chloroplasts as reducers and stabilizers. The prepared nanoscale Au-Ag alloy was characterized by UV–visib...

    Authors: Yixia Zhang, Guo Gao, Qirong Qian and Daxiang Cui

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:475

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    Doping an impure element with a larger atomic volume into crystalline structure of buck crystals is normally blocked because the rigid crystalline structure could not tolerate a larger distortion. However, thi...

    Authors: Yaozhong Zhang, Liying Zhang, Jiang Zhao, Liang Wang, Gang Zhao and Yafei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:441

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we study the mechanism of nanocone formation on a surface of elementary semiconductors by Nd:YAG laser radiation. Our previous investigations of SiGe and CdZnTe solid solutions have shown that na...

    Authors: Artur Medvid, Pavels Onufrijevs, Gatis Mozolevskis, Edvins Dauksta and Roberts Rimsa

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:428

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    Issues of Ge hut cluster array formation and growth at low temperatures on the Ge/Si(001) wetting layer are discussed on the basis of explorations performed by high resolution STM and in-situ RHEED. Dynamics of t...

    Authors: Vladimir A Yuryev, Larisa V Arapkina, Mikhail S Storozhevykh, Valery A Chapnin, Kirill V Chizh, Oleg V Uvarov, Victor P Kalinushkin, Elena S Zhukova, Anatoly S Prokhorov, Igor E Spektor and Boris P Gorshunov

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:414

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    The ball milling technique has been successfully applied to the synthesis of various materials such as equilibrium intermetallic phases, amorphous compounds, nanocrystalline materials, or metastable crystallin...

    Authors: Zongqing Ma, Yongchang Liu, Liming Yu and Qi Cai

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:390

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:186

  24. Content type: Nano Express

    We investigate the effect of water adsorption on the electrical properties of graphene oxide (GO) films using the direct current (DC) measurement and alternating current (AC) complex impedance spectroscopy. GO...

    Authors: Yao Yao, Xiangdong Chen, Jinfeng Zhu, Baoqing Zeng, Zuquan Wu and Xiaoyu Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:363

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    Cu2O p-type semiconductor hollow porous microspheres have been prepared by using a simple soft-template method at room temperature. The morphology of as-synthesized samples is hollow spherical structures with the...

    Authors: Yuan Yu, Liying Zhang, Jian Wang, Zhi Yang, Mingce Long, Nantao Hu and Yafei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:347

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  26. Content type: Nano Express

    Mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) containing vinyl-, propyl-, isobutyl- and phenyl functionalized monolayers were reported. These functionalized MSNs were prepared via molecular self-assembly of organosil...

    Authors: Liangming Wei, Diwen Shi, Zhihua Zhou, Peiyi Ye, Jian Wang, Jiang Zhao, Liyue Liu, Changxin Chen and Yafei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:334

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    The microwave absorption properties of Ni/(C, silicides) nanocapsules prepared by an arc discharge method have been studied. The composition and the microstructure of the Ni/(C, silicides) nanocapsules were de...

    Authors: Jingjing Jiang, Han Wang, Huaihong Guo, Teng Yang, Wen-Shu Tang, Da Li, Song Ma, Dianyu Geng, Wei Liu and Zhidong Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:238

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    Metal, typically gold [Au], nanoparticles [NPs] embedded in a capping metal contact layer onto silicon carbide [SiC] are considered to have practical applications in changing the barrier height of the original...

    Authors: Min-Seok Kang, Jung-Joon Ahn, Kyoung-Sook Moon and Sang-Mo Koo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:75

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  29. Content type: Nano Review

    On the basis of the analysis of experimental results, a two-stage mechanism of nanocones formation on the irradiated surface of semiconductors by Nd:YAG laser is proposed for elementary semiconductors and soli...

    Authors: Artur Medvid, Pavels Onufrijevs and Alexander Mychko

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:582

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    Polyyne and cumulene of infinite length as the typical covalent one-dimensional (1D) monatomic linear chains of carbon have been demonstrated to be metallic and semiconductor (Eg = 1.859 eV), respectively, by ...

    Authors: Yaozhong Zhang, Yanjie Su, Liang Wang, Eric Siu-Wai Kong, XiaoShuang Chen and Yafei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:577

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  31. Content type: Nano Express

    A systematic optical study, including micro, ensemble and time resolved photoluminescence of GaAs/AlGaAs triple concentric quantum rings, self-assembled via droplet epitaxy, is presented. Clear emission from l...

    Authors: Marco Abbarchi, Lucia Cavigli, Claudio Somaschini, Sergio Bietti, Massimo Gurioli, Anna Vinattieri and Stefano Sanguinetti

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:569

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  32. Content type: Nano Express

    We report the initial results of GaAs and GaInP solar cells grown by all solid-state molecular-beam-epitaxy (MBE) technique. For GaAs single-junction solar cell, with the application of AlInP as the window lay...

    Authors: Shulong Lu, Lian Ji, Wei He, Pan Dai, Hui Yang, Masayuki Arimochi, Hiroshi Yoshida, Shiro Uchida and Masao Ikeda

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:576

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  33. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, we have fabricated nano-scaled oxide structures on GaAs substrates that are doped in different conductivity types of p- and n-types and plane orientations of GaAs(100) and GaAs(711), respectivel...

    Authors: Jung-Joon Ahn, Kyoung-Sook Moon and Sang-Mo Koo

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:550

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  34. Content type: Nano Express

    Selective solar absorbers generally have limited effectiveness in unconcentrated sunlight, because of reradiation losses over a broad range of wavelengths and angles. However, metamaterials offer the potential...

    Authors: Peter Bermel, Michael Ghebrebrhan, Michael Harradon, Yi Xiang Yeng, Ivan Celanovic, John D Joannopoulos and Marin Soljacic

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:549

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  35. Content type: Nano Express

    Pulsed femtosecond laser irradiation at low repetition rate, without any annealing, has been used to localize the growth of PbS nanoparticles, for the first time, inside a transparent porous silica matrix prep...

    Authors: Abdallah Chahadih, Hicham El Hamzaoui, Rémy Bernard, Luc Boussekey, Laurence Bois, Odile Cristini, Marc Le Parquier, Bruno Capoen and Mohamed Bouazaoui

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:542

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  36. Content type: Nano Express

    A single SnO2 nanobelt was assembled on a pair of Au electrodes by electric-field assembly method. The electronic transport property of single SnO2 nanobelt was studied by conductive atomic force microscopy (C-AF...

    Authors: Shujie Wang, Gang Cheng, Ke Cheng, Xiaohong Jiang and Zuliang Du

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:541

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  37. Content type: Nano Express

    ZnO nanowires are a promising nanomaterial for applications in the fields of photocatalysis, nano-optoelectronics, and reinforced composite materials. However, the challenge of producing large-scale ZnO nanowi...

    Authors: Chunyu Ma, Zhihua Zhou, Hao Wei, Zhi Yang, Zhiming Wang and Yafei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:536

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  38. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanoscale potassium niobate (KNbO3) powders of orthorhombic structure were synthesized using the sol-gel method. The heat-treatment temperature of the gels had a pronounced effect on KNbO3 particle size and morph...

    Authors: Haiyan Chen, Yixuan Zhang and Yanling Lu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:530

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  39. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, in terms of the concentration of an aqueous solution of a surfactant, we investigate the self-assembly behavior of a porphyrin, 5, 10, 15, 20-tetra(4-pyridyl)-21H, 23H-porphine [H2TPyP], by using a...

    Authors: Peipei Guo, Penglei Chen and Minghua Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:529

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