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- Buckybowls: Corannulene and Its Derivatives
Xu Li, Feiyu Kang and Michio Inagaki
Article first published online: 2 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smll.201503950
Corannulene and its derivativesare reviewed by focusing on molecular and crystalline structures and on their properties to clarify their possible applications in the field of materials science and engineering, particularly hydrogen and lithium storage.
- Simultaneous Exfoliation and Functionalization of MoSe2 Nanosheets to Prepare “Smart” Nanocomposite Hydrogels with Tunable Dual Stimuli-Responsive Behavior
Zhouyue Lei, Yuanyuan Zhou and Peiyi Wu
Article first published online: 2 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smll.201600727
A facile polymer-assisted method achieves simultaneous exfoliation and noncovalent functionalization of MoSe2 nanosheets. The nanosheet dispersion can further assemble into a novel “smart” nanocomposite hydrogel, whose dual-responsive (photo- and thermoresponsive) behavior is reversible and can be controllably tailored by varying the distribution of hydrophilic and hydrophobic groups in the polymer.
- Biomass-Derived Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanofiber Network: A Facile Template for Decoration of Ultrathin Nickel-Cobalt Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets as High-Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitor Electrode
Feili Lai, Yue-E Miao, Lizeng Zuo, Hengyi Lu, Yunpeng Huang and Tianxi Liu
Article first published online: 2 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smll.201600412
Ultrathin nickel-cobalt layered double hydroxide (Ni-Co LDH) nanosheets are successfully anchored on the surface of nitrogen-doped carbonized bacterial cellulose (CBC-N) nanofibers to form CBC-N@LDH composite electrodes, and thus assembled asymmetric supercapacitor exhibits a high energy density of 36.3 Wh kg−1 at a power density of 800.2 W kg−1 for potential practical applications.
- Buoyant Nanoparticles: Implications for Nano-Biointeractions in Cellular Studies
C. Y. Watson, G. M. DeLoid, A. Pal and P. Demokritou
Article first published online: 2 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smll.201600314
The role of nanoparticle kinetics in vitro toxicological studies is often ignored although it has significant implications in dosimetry, hazard ranking and nanomedicine efficacy. Using a standardized methodology, it is demonstrated that certain nanoparticles are buoyant due to low effective densities of their formed agglomerates in culture media. The buoyancy phenomenon alters particle transport and deposition, dose-response relationships, ultimately underestimating toxicity and bioactivity.
- Generic Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Branches on Metal Oxide Arrays Exhibiting Stable High-Rate and Long-Cycle Sodium-Ion Storage
Xinhui Xia, Dongliang Chao, Yongqi Zhang, Jiye Zhan, Yu Zhong, Xiuli Wang, Yadong Wang, Ze Xiang Shen, Jiangping Tu and Hong Jin Fan
Article first published online: 29 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smll.201600633
Chemical vapor deposition synthesis of carbon nanotube (CNT) branches is demonstrated on four types of metal oxide arrays. High-performance Na ion storage is proven in the V2O3/CNTs system long cycle stability and high rates.