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July 31, 2014
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Recently Published Articles
- Enhanced Penetration of Silver Nanocomposite Assemblies into Dentine Using Iontophoresis: Toward the Treatment of Dental Caries
Dr. Donald R. Schwass and Dr. Carla J. Meledandri
Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402132
A silver bullet? A simple but effective electrophoretic method has been developed for the enhanced delivery and retention of antibacterial silver nanoparticle-based materials to dentine tubules (see figure). This innovative approach may lead to more successful management of tooth decay, without the corresponding staining effects caused through the use of silver compounds.
- 5-(1H-Tetrazolyl)-2-Hydroxy-Tetrazole: A Selective 2N-Monoxidation of Bis(1H-Tetrazole)
Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Klapötke, Matthias Q. Kurz, Regina Scharf, Philipp C. Schmid, Jörg Stierstorfer and Dr. Muhamed Sućeska
Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402124
Energetic materials: Following the recent trend in the synthesis of new energetic materials with high densities and stabilities, the first bistetrazole 2N-monoxide was prepared (see figure). 5-(1H-Tetrazolyl)-2-hydroxy-tetrazole and several energetic salts were synthesized, characterized, and compared with RDX and other energetic tetrazole-N-oxides.
- Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Substrate Based on Large-Area Well-Defined Gold Nanoparticle Arrays with High SERS Uniformity and Stability
Yan Zheng, Wenxin Wang, Dr. Qun Fu, Dr. Minghong Wu, Kamran Shayan, Dr. Kin Mun Wong, Dr. Sukhdeep Singh, Prof. Andreas Schober, Prof. Peter Schaaf and Prof. Yong Lei
Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402154
Insane for the membrane: Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrates with high uniformity and stability have been achieved based on large-area well-defined gold nanoparticle arrays, which can be obtained by a fabrication process that combines an ultrathin alumina membrane surface nanopatterning technique and physical vapor deposition (see figure). An advantageous feature of such a SERS substrate is its long-term stability.
- Development and Potential Theranostic Applications of a Self-Assembled Hybrid of Magnetic Nanoparticle Clusters with Polysaccharide Nanogels
Prof. Kiyofumi Katagiri , Keiko Ohta, Kaori Sako, Prof. Kei Inumaru, Dr. Koichiro Hayashi , Prof. Yoshihiro Sasaki and Prof. Kazunari Akiyoshi
Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402159
Inside job: Self-assembled hybrids were prepared by incorporating Fe3O4 nanoparticle clusters in a polysaccharide nanogel (see scheme). The hybrid showed high colloidal stability and dispersibility in aqueous media, and displayed theranostic potential as a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent and in magnetic hyperthermia therapy.
- Photocatalytic Generation of Hydrogen from Water under Aerobic Conditions
Robert Staehle, Dr. Sebastian Losse, Dr. Milos R. Filipovic, Prof. Dr. Ivana Ivanović-Burmazović, Prof. Dr. Johannes G. Vos and Prof. Dr. Sven Rau
Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402174
Water reduction: A detailed investigation of a photocatalytic system capable of producing hydrogen under aerobic conditions (see figure) is reported. This system consists of a nitrile-functionalized chromophore, [Co(dmgH)2] (dmgH=dimethylglyoximato) as the reduction catalyst and triethylamine as the electron donor. Surprisingly, the system shows a higher catalytic activity under aerobic than under inert conditions.