Direct in-situ insights into the asymmetric surface reconstruction of rutile TiO2 (110)

Direct in-situ insights into the asymmetric surface reconstruction of rutile TiO2 (110)

Author: Wentao Yuan, Bingwei Chen, Zhong-Kang Han, Ruiyang You, Ying Jiang, Rui Qi, Guanxing Li, Hanglong Wu, Maria Veronica Ganduglia-Pirovano & Yong Wang

Nature Communications volume. Article number: 1616 (2024) 

Abstract:
The reconstruction of rutile TiO2 (110) holds significant importance as it profoundly influences the surface chemistry and catalytic properties of this widely used material in various applications, from photocatalysis to solar energy conversion….

Transparent high conductive Titanium oxynitride nanofilms obtained by nucleation control for sustainable optolectronics

Transparent high conductive Titanium oxynitride nanofilms obtained by nucleation control for sustainable optolectronics

Author: E. Enríquez, A. Mariscal, R. Serna, J. F. Fernández

Applied Surface Science. 574, 1 February 2022

Abstract:
Transparent conducting thin films have attracted a lot of interest in last decades because they have become essential electrodes for optoelectronics applications. Indium tin oxide (ITO) is the transparent conductor par excellence with 80%​…

Metal-catalyst-free gas-phase synthesis of long-chain hydrocarbons

Metal-catalyst-free gas-phase synthesis of long-chain hydrocarbons

Author: Lidia Martínez, Pablo Merino, Gonzalo Santoro, José I. Martínez, Stergios Katsanoulis, Jesse Ault, Álvaro Mayoral, Luis Vázquez, Mario Accolla, Alexandre Dazzi, Jeremie Mathurin, Ferenc Borondics, Enrique Blázquez-Blázquez, Nitzan Shauloff, Rosa Lebrón-Aguilar, Jesús E. Quintanilla-López, Raz Jelinek, José Cernicharo, Howard A. Stone, Victor A. de la Peña O’Shea, Pedro L. de Andres, George Haller, Gary J. Ellis & José A. Martín-Gago.

Nature Communications.12 (2021) 5937

Abstract:
Development of sustainable processes for hydrocarbons synthesis is a fundamental challenge in chemistry since these are of unquestionable importance for the production of many essential synthetic chemicals, materials and carbon-based fuels​…

Modification of the Mechanical Properties of Core-Shell Liquid Gallium Nanoparticles by Thermal Oxidation at Low Temperature

Modification of the Mechanical Properties of Core-Shell Liquid Gallium Nanoparticles by Thermal Oxidation at Low Temperature

Author: Sergio Catalán-Gómez, Andrés Redondo-Cubero, Miguel Morales, María de la Mata, Sergio I. Molina, Francisco J. Palomares, Alberto Carnicero, Jose L. Pau, Luis Vázquez.

Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 2100141. August 2021

Abstract:
Gallium nanoparticles (Ga NPs) are attracting increasing attention because of their appealing physical-chemical properties. In particular, their mechanical properties play a key role in the implementation of these core-shell structures on certain applications, such as soft and stretchable electronics​…

Transparent niobium-doped titanium dioxide thin films with high Seebeck coefficient for thermoelectric applications

Transparent niobium-doped titanium dioxide thin films with high Seebeck coefficient for thermoelectric applications

Author: J. M. Ribeiro, F. C. Correia, F. J. Rodrigues, J. S. Reparaz, A. R. Goñi, C. J. Tavares

Surface and Coatings Technology. Volume 425, 15 November 2021, 127724

Abstract:
This work reports the production and characterization of optically transparent Nb-doped TiO2 thin films with enhanced thermoelectric properties deposited on glass and Si by reactive d.c. magnetron sputtering in high vacuum​…

Correlative 3D cryo X-ray imaging reveals intracellular location and effect of designed antifibrotic protein–nanomaterial hybrids

Correlative 3D cryo X-ray imaging reveals intracellular location and effect of designed antifibrotic protein–nanomaterial hybrids

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Chemical Science. Issue 45, 2021

Abstract:
Revealing the intracellular location of novel therapeutic agents is paramount for the understanding of their effect at the cell ultrastructure level. Here, we apply a novel correlative cryo 3D imaging approach to determine the intracellular fate of a designed​…