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Online First articles in Volume 6 (2011). These articles were published as Online First on SpringerLink in 2010. They should be cited with a 2011 publication year

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  1. Content type: Nano Express

    In this letter, n-type doping of GaAs nanowires grown by metal–organic vapor phase epitaxy in the vapor–liquid–solid growth mode on (111)B GaAs substrates is reported. A low growth temperature of 400°C is adjuste...

    Authors: Christoph Gutsche, Andrey Lysov, Ingo Regolin, Kai Blekker, Werner Prost and Franz-Josef Tegude

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:65

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    After making model of gastric functional disorder (FD), part of model mice were injected intravenously (i.v.) with oxide multi-walled carbon nanotubes (oMWCNTs) to investigate effect of carbon nanotubes on gas...

    Authors: Z Li, W Qi, YX Geng, DQ Pan, Y Lu, JZ Xu and WS Wu

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:63

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    We report the first synthesis of periodic mesoporous silicas templated by bicelles. The obtained materials form novel pillared lamellar structures with a high degree of periodic order, narrow pore size distrib...

    Authors: Paritosh Mohanty, Jinwoo Lee, Kerney Jebrell Glover and Kai Landskron

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:61

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    In-situ annealing at a high temperature of 640°C was performed for a low temperature grown Si capping layer, which was grown at 300°C on SiGe self-assembled quantum dots with a thickness of 50 nm. Square nanop...

    Authors: Jian Cui, Jian Hui Lin, Yue Qin Wu, Yong Liang Fan, Zhenyang Zhong, Xin Ju Yang and Zui Min Jiang

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:59

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    One-dimensional cobalt nanostructures with large aspect ratio up to 450 have been prepared via a template-free hydrazine reduction route under external magnetic field assistance. The morphology and properties ...

    Authors: Liying Zhang, Tianmin Lan, Jian Wang, Liangmin Wei, Zhi Yang and Yafei Zhang

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:58

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    Bismuth selenide (Bi2Se3) nanostructures were synthesized via solvothermal method. The crystallinity of the as-synthesized sample has been analyzed by X-ray diffraction, which shows the formation of rhombohedral ...

    Authors: K Kadel, Latha Kumari, WZ Li, Jian Yu Huang and Paula P Provencio

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:57

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    A method to determine the effects of the geometry and lateral ordering on the electronic properties of an array of one-dimensional self-assembled quantum dots is discussed. A model that takes into account the ...

    Authors: L Villegas-Lelovsky, MD Teodoro, V Lopez-Richard, C Calseverino, A Malachias, E Marega Jr, BL Liang, Yu I Mazur, GE Marques, C Trallero-Giner and GJ Salamo

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:56

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    Atomic force microscopy (AFM) and photon correlation spectroscopy (PCS) were used for monitoring of the procedure for cytochrome CYP11A1 monomerization in solution without phospholipids. It was shown that the ...

    Authors: YD Ivanov, PA Frantsuzov, A Zöllner, NV Medvedeva, AI Archakov, W Reinle and R Bernhardt

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:54

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanoparticles were recently reported to be able to improve both efficiency and specificity in polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Here, CdTe QDs were introduced into multi-PCR systems. It was found that an approp...

    Authors: Gaofeng Liang, Chao Ma, Yanliang Zhu, Shuchun Li, Youhua Shao, Yong Wang and Zhongdang Xiao

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:51

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    Diamond is not only a free standing highly transparent window but also a promising carrier confinement layer for InN based devices, yet little is known of the band offsets in InN/diamond system. X-ray photoele...

    Authors: K Shi, DB Li, HP Song, Y Guo, J Wang, XQ Xu, JM Liu, AL Yang, HY Wei, B Zhang, SY Yang, XL Liu, QS Zhu and ZG Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:50

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    We have created nanospirals by self-assembly during droplet evaporation. The nanospirals, 60–70 nm in diameter, formed when solvent mixtures of methanol and m-cresol were used. In contrast, spin coating using onl...

    Authors: Lei Wan, Li Li and Guangzhao Mao

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:49

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    La-doped zirconia films, deposited by ALD at 300°C, were found to be amorphous with dielectric constants (k-values) up to 19. A tetragonal or cubic phase was induced by post-deposition annealing (PDA) at 900°C...

    Authors: C Z Zhao, M Werner, S Taylor, P R Chalker, A C Jones and Chun Zhao

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:48

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    We developed a novel approach to synthesize phosphorus (P)-doped ZnO nanowires by directly decomposing zinc phosphate powder. The samples were demonstrated to be P-doped ZnO nanowires by using scanning electro...

    Authors: Jingyun Gao, Qing Zhao, Yanghui Sun, Guo Li, Jingmin Zhang and Dapeng Yu

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:45

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    Herein we are the first to report that single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) exhibit dual-phase regulation to Arabidopsis mesophyll cells exposed to different concentration of SWCNTs. The mesophyll protoplas...

    Authors: Hengguang Yuan, Shanglian Hu, Peng Huang, Hua Song, Kan Wang, Jing Ruan, Rong He and Daxiang Cui

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:44

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    Synthesis of the core/shell-structured Fe3O4/Au nanoparticles by trapping Fe3O4 inside hollow Au nanoparticles is described. The produced composite nanoparticles are strongly magnetic with their surface plasmon r...

    Authors: Chienwen Huang, Jiechao Jiang, Chivarat Muangphat, Xiankai Sun and Yaowu Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:43

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we study metal droplets on a semiconductor surface that are the initial stage for both droplet epitaxy and local droplet etching. The distributions of droplet geometrical parameters such as heigh...

    Authors: AA Lyamkina, DV Dmitriev, Yu G Galitsyn, VG Kesler, SP Moshchenko and AI Toropov

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:42

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    Large area well-aligned carbon nanotube (CNT) arrays with different morphologies were synthesized by using a chemical vapor deposition. The plasma-induced emission properties of CNT array cathodes with differe...

    Authors: Qingliang Liao, Zi Qin, Zheng Zhang, Junjie Qi, Yue Zhang, Yunhua Huang and Liang Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:40

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    Considerable attention is today devoted to the engineering of films widely used in photocatalytic, solar energy converters, photochemical and photoelectrochemical cells, dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs), to ...

    Authors: P Di Sia and V Dallacasa

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:39

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    Cylinder- and bamboo-shaped boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) have been synthesized in large scale via a facile chemical vapor reaction route using ammonia borane as a precursor. The structure and chemical compo...

    Authors: Bo Zhong, Xiaoxiao Huang, Guangwu Wen, Hongming Yu, Xiaodong Zhang, Tao Zhang and Hongwei Bai

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:36

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    An efficient method based in template wetting is applied for fabrication of ordered Poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene) (PFO) nanopillars with β-phase morphology. In this process, nanoporous alumina obtained by anodizat...

    Authors: R Palacios, P Formentin, E Martinez-Ferrero, J Pallarès and LF Marsal

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:35

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    Although the SiC/SiO2 nanochain heterojunction has been synthesized, the chained homogeneous nanostructure of SiC has not been reported before. Herein, the novel β-SiC nanochains are synthesized assisted by the A...

    Authors: Alan Meng, Meng Zhang, Weidong Gao, Shibin Sun and Zhenjiang Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:34

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    We developed a novel one-pot polyol approach for the synthesis of biocompatible CdSe quantum dots (QDs) using poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) as a capping ligand at 240°C. The morphological and structural characteriz...

    Authors: Chuanxin Zhai, Hui Zhang, Ning Du, Bingdi Chen, Hai Huang, Yulian Wu and Deren Yang

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:31

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    A compact TiO2 layer (~1.1 μm) prepared by electrostatic spray deposition (ESD) and swift heavy ion beam (SHI) irradiation using oxygen ions onto a fluorinated tin oxide (FTO) conducting substrate showed enhancem...

    Authors: P Sudhagar, K Asokan, June Hyuk Jung, Yong-Gun Lee, Suil Park and Yong Soo Kang

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:30

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    Poly (lactic acid) (PLA) polymer has the promising applications in the biomedical field because of its biodegradability and safe elimination. In this study, we have explored the bio-application of new nanocomp...

    Authors: Jingyuan Li, Chen Chen, Xuemei Wang, Zhongze Gu and Baoan Chen

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:29

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  25. Content type: Nano Express

    Characterizing nanoparticle dispersions and understanding the effect of parameters that alter dispersion properties are important for both environmental applications and toxicity investigations. The role of pa...

    Authors: Komkrit Suttiponparnit, Jingkun Jiang, Manoranjan Sahu, Sirikalaya Suvachittanont, Tawatchai Charinpanitkul and Pratim Biswas

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:27

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  26. Content type: Nano Express

    We describe a two-step synthesis of pure multiwall MoS2 nanotubes with a high degree of homogeneity in size. The Mo6S4I6 nanowires grown directly from elements under temperature gradient conditions in hedgehog-li...

    Authors: Maja Remskar, Ales Mrzel, Marko Virsek, Matjaz Godec, Matthias Krause, Andreas Kolitsch, Amol Singh and Alan Seabaugh

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:26

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  27. Content type: Nano Express

    Potential barriers around quantum dots (QDs) play a key role in kinetics of photoelectrons. These barriers are always created, when electrons from dopants outside QDs fill the dots. Potential barriers suppress...

    Authors: Vladimir Mitin, Andrei Antipov, Andrei Sergeev, Nizami Vagidov, David Eason and Gottfried Strasser

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:21

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  28. Content type: Nano Express

    Magnetic nanoparticle composite with a cobalt ferrite (CoFe2O4, (CF)) core and an apatite (Ap) coating was synthesized using a biomineralization process in which a modified simulated body fluid (1.5SBF) solution ...

    Authors: I-Ming Tang, Nateetip Krishnamra, Narattaphol Charoenphandhu, Rassmidara Hoonsawat and Weeraphat Pon-On

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:19

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  29. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanomaterials are being incorporated into many biological applications for use as therapeutics, sensors, or labels. Silver nanomaterials are being utilized for biological implants and wound dressings as an ant...

    Authors: Janice L Speshock, Laura K Braydich-Stolle, Eric R Szymanski and Saber M Hussain

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:17

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  30. Content type: Nano Express

    Biosynthesis of metal and semiconductor nanoparticles using microorganisms has emerged as a more eco-friendly, simpler and reproducible alternative to the chemical synthesis, allowing the generation of rare fo...

    Authors: Vijay C Verma, Santosh K Singh, Ravindra Solanki and Satya Prakash

    Citation: Nanoscale Res Lett 2010 6:16

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:261