Advances in Colloid and Interface Science

(The TQCC of Advances in Colloid and Interface Science is 36. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Preparation, surface functionalization and application of Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticles297
Recent advances of characterization techniques for the formation, physical properties and stability of Pickering emulsion262
Synthesis of nanomaterials using various top-down and bottom-up approaches, influencing factors, advantages, and disadvantages: A review260
Nanoparticle processing: Understanding and controlling aggregation195
Nanostructured metal oxides and its hybrids for photocatalytic and biomedical applications191
Application of three dimensional porous aerogels as adsorbent for removal of heavy metal ions from water/wastewater: A review study186
Carbon nanomaterials against pathogens; the antimicrobial activity of carbon nanotubes, graphene/graphene oxide, fullerenes, and their nanocomposites186
Application of bio-nanocomposite films and edible coatings for extending the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables171
Antimicrobial-loaded nanocarriers for food packaging applications170
A review of carbon quantum dots and their applications in wastewater treatment167
Applications of tannic acid in membrane technologies: A review164
Underground hydrogen storage: Influencing parameters and future outlook148
Constructing interlayer to tailor structure and performance of thin-film composite polyamide membranes: A review144
Spinel ferrites (MFe2O4): Synthesis, improvement and catalytic application in environment and energy field139
Effect of synthetic surfactants on the environment and the potential for substitution by biosurfactants136
Silver nanoparticles: Synthesis, investigation techniques, and properties134
Pd-based nanoparticles: Plant-assisted biosynthesis, characterization, mechanism, stability, catalytic and antimicrobial activities133
Reverse osmosis membrane fabrication and modification technologies and future trends: A review128
Recent advances in chemical surface modification of metal oxide nanoparticles with silane coupling agents: A review128
Emulsification and emulsion stability: The role of the interfacial properties125
Carbon dots as versatile nanoarchitectures for the treatment of neurological disorders and their theranostic applications: A review114
Bacterial adhesion on orthopedic implants112
Zinc oxide nanoparticles: A comprehensive review on its synthesis, anticancer and drug delivery applications as well as health risks107
Metal-organic framework (MOF) composites as promising materials for energy storage applications107
The emerging role of nanotechnology in skincare106
Pore wettability for enhanced oil recovery, contaminant adsorption and oil/water separation: A review101
A state of the art review on the synthesis, antibacterial, antioxidant, antidiabetic and tissue regeneration activities of zinc oxide nanoparticles101
Dendrimers as efficient nanocarriers for the protection and delivery of bioactive phytochemicals99
Hydrodynamics and surface properties influence biofilm proliferation98
Foamability of aqueous solutions: Role of surfactant type and concentration97
Advances of spontaneous emulsification and its important applications in enhanced oil recovery process95
Advances in precursor system for silica-based aerogel production toward improved mechanical properties, customized morphology, and multifunctionality: A review95
A closer physico-chemical look to the Layer-by-Layer electrostatic self-assembly of polyelectrolyte multilayers95
Advances in photocatalytic self-cleaning, superhydrophobic and electromagnetic interference shielding textile treatments94
High-quality quantum dots for multiplexed bioimaging: A critical review93
Janus membranes for membrane distillation: Recent advances and challenges91
Antibacterial hydrogel coating: Strategies in surface chemistry91
Icephobic/anti-icing properties of superhydrophobic surfaces90
Recent advances on protein separation and purification methods88
Review of low salinity waterflooding in carbonate rocks: mechanisms, investigation techniques, and future directions88
Biodegradable calcium phosphate nanoparticles for cancer therapy87
Advances of 3D graphene and its composites in the field of microwave absorption87
Recent progress on the enhancement of photocatalytic properties of BiPO4 using π–conjugated materials87
Superhydrophobic surfaces and coatings by electrochemical anodic oxidation and plasma electrolytic oxidation86
The impact of relative humidity on electrospun polymer fibers: From structural changes to fiber morphology85
Recent innovations in functionalized layered double hydroxides: Fabrication, characterization, and industrial applications85
Nanoencapsulation of phase change materials (PCMs) and their applications in various fields for energy storage and management85
Strategies, advances, and challenges associated with the use of graphene-based nanocomposites for electrochemical biosensors84
Naturally available diatomite and their surface modification for the removal of hazardous dye and metal ions: A review83
Multifunctional membranes with super-wetting characteristics for oil-water separation and removal of hazardous environmental pollutants from water: A review83
What affects the biocompatibility of polymers?82
Multifunctional superhydrophobic surfaces82
Seed mucilages as the functional ingredients for biodegradable films and edible coatings in the food industry78
A review of electrophoretic deposition of metal oxides and its application in solid oxide fuel cells77
Comprehensive review on surfactant adsorption on mineral surfaces in chemical enhanced oil recovery77
Electrophoretic deposition of polymers and proteins for biomedical applications77
Enhanced oil recovery from fractured carbonate reservoirs using nanoparticles with low salinity water and surfactant: A review on experimental and simulation studies76
Recent advances in active targeting of nanomaterials for anticancer drug delivery75
Absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of nanocarriers in vivo and their influences75
A review on the features, performance and potential applications of hydrogel-based wearable strain/pressure sensors74
State-of-the-art of 3D printing technology of alginate-based hydrogels—An emerging technique for industrial applications74
A review on clay wettability: From experimental investigations to molecular dynamics simulations73
Polydopamine at biological interfaces72
Face masks against COVID-19: Standards, efficacy, testing and decontamination methods71
A review of reagents applied to rare-earth mineral flotation71
Surface chemistry of graphene and graphene oxide: A versatile route for their dispersion and tribological applications71
Transition metal selenides and diselenides: Hydrothermal fabrication, investigation of morphology, particle size and and their applications in photocatalyst70
New insights into food hydrogels with reinforced mechanical properties: A review on innovative strategies69
A critical review of synthesis procedures, applications and future potential of nanoemulsions69
Mechanisms of ice formation and propagation on superhydrophobic surfaces: A review69
Strategies to prolong the residence time of drug delivery systems on ocular surface69
Copper-based metal–organic frameworks for biomedical applications68
Functional catalytic membrane development: A review of catalyst coating techniques68
Application of conventional and hybrid nanofluids in different machining processes: A critical review68
Froth flotation of fluorite: A review67
Progress of polymer gels for conformance control in oilfield67
Bioprintable tough hydrogels for tissue engineering applications67
Drug nanodelivery systems based on natural polysaccharides against different diseases67
Superhydrophilicity and strong salt-affinity: Zwitterionic polymer grafted surfaces with significant potentials particularly in biological systems67
Improving the efficiency of natural antioxidant compounds via different nanocarriers66
A review of wettability alteration using surfactants in carbonate reservoirs66
Morphology and microstructural analysis of bioactive-loaded micro/nanocarriers via microscopy techniques; CLSM/SEM/TEM/AFM64
Multiphase flow in microfluidics: From droplets and bubbles to the encapsulated structures64
Polyimide based super-wettable membranes/materials for high performance oil/water mixture and emulsion separation: A review64
Application of nano/microencapsulated phenolic compounds against cancer64
Weak polyelectrolyte-based multilayers via layer-by-layer assembly: Approaches, properties, and applications64
Fundamentals and applications of particle stabilized emulsions in cosmetic formulations64
Recent advances on micellar catalysis in water63
Surface activity and foaming properties of saponin-rich plants extracts63
Current advances in the classification, production, properties and applications of microbial biosurfactants – A critical review63
Functionalization of carbon nanotubes by combination of controlled radical polymerization and “grafting to” method63
Emulsion characterization via microfluidic devices: A review on interfacial tension and stability to coalescence62
A review of cryogels synthesis, characterization and applications on the removal of heavy metals from aqueous solutions61
Protein immobilization on graphene oxide or reduced graphene oxide surface and their applications: Influence over activity, structural and thermal stability of protein61
Design and use of model membranes to study biomolecular interactions using complementary surface-sensitive techniques60
Therapeutic oxygen delivery by perfluorocarbon-based colloids60
Bio-nanocomposites of graphene with biopolymers; fabrication, properties, and applications59
Emergence of sulfur quantum dots: Unfolding their synthesis, properties, and applications59
Emulsions containing essential oils, their components or volatile semiochemicals as promising tools for insect pest and pathogen management59
Introducing nano/microencapsulated bioactive ingredients for extending the shelf-life of food products58
A critical review on thermal conductivity enhancement of graphene-based nanofluids57
Discussion on molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of the asphalt materials56
Application of surfactants as anticorrosive materials: A comprehensive review56
Surface characterization of thin-film composite membranes using contact angle technique: Review of quantification strategies and applications55
Colloid chemistry and experimental techniques for understanding fundamental behaviour of produced water in oil and gas production55
Nanoparticles: From synthesis to applications and beyond55
Interactions of particulate matter and pulmonary surfactant: Implications for human health54
Incorporation of silver nanoparticles into active antimicrobial nanocomposites: Release behavior, analyzing techniques, applications and safety issues54
Hydroxyapatite with magnetic core: Synthesis methods, properties, adsorption and medical applications54
The challenge of lubricant-replenishment on lubricant-impregnated surfaces53
From platinum atoms in molecules to colloidal nanoparticles: A review on reduction, nucleation and growth mechanisms53
Liposomes as biocompatible and smart delivery systems – the current state53
Sustainable hydrogen production by molybdenum carbide-based efficient photocatalysts: From properties to mechanism53
A review on recent developments in electrochemical hydrogen peroxide synthesis with a critical assessment of perspectives and strategies52
Cationic gemini surfactant properties, its potential as a promising bioapplication candidate, and strategies for improving its biocompatibility: A review51
Engineering of g-C3N4-based photocatalysts to enhance hydrogen evolution50
Nanoprecipitation as a simple and straightforward process to create complex polymeric colloidal morphologies50
A review on super-wettable porous membranes and materials based on bio-polymeric chitosan for oil-water separation49
Reviewing nanoplastic toxicology: It's an interface problem49
2D/2D Heterojunction systems for the removal of organic pollutants: A review49
Detection of food spoilage and adulteration by novel nanomaterial-based sensors48
A scope at antifouling strategies to prevent catheter-associated infections48
Temperature dependence of the contact angle of water: A review of research progress, theoretical understanding, and implications for boiling heat transfer47
Microgels at interfaces, from mickering emulsions to flat interfaces and back47
Bitumen and asphalt concrete modified by nanometer-sized particles: Basic concepts, the state of the art and future perspectives of the nanoscale approach47
Adsorption and interfacial structure of nanocelluloses at fluid interfaces46
Dissipative particle dynamics simulations in colloid and Interface science: a review45
Nano-enabled personalized nutrition: Developing multicomponent-bioactive colloidal delivery systems45
Recent advances in superhydrophobic polyurethane: Preparations and applications45
A coherent set of model equations for various surface and interface energies in systems with liquid and solid metals and alloys45
3D and 4D printing: From innovation to evolution44
Natural and engineered clays and clay minerals for the removal of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances from water: State-of-the-art and future perspectives44
Recent advancements in 3D bioprinting technology of carboxymethyl cellulose-based hydrogels: Utilization in tissue engineering44
One–dimensional metal–organic frameworks for electrochemical applications44
Magnetic nanofluids (Ferrofluids): Recent advances, applications, challenges, and future directions44
Core-shell microparticles: From rational engineering to diverse applications44
Interactions of the molecular assembly of polysaccharide-protein systems as encapsulation materials. A review44
Droplet manipulation on superhydrophobic surfaces based on external stimulation: A review44
Advances in biogenically synthesized shaped metal- and carbon-based nanoarchitectures and their medicinal applications43
Layered double hydroxides for removing and recovering phosphate: Recent advances and future directions43
Different strategies of foam stabilization in the use of foam as a fracturing fluid43
Graphene-based materials for adsorptive removal of pollutants from water and underlying interaction mechanism43
Stimulus-responsive luminescent hydrogels: Design and applications43
Interfacial and molecular interactions between fractions of heavy oil and surfactants in porous media: Comprehensive review43
Toward molecular characterization of asphaltene from different origins under different conditions by means of FT-IR spectroscopy43
Surface interaction mechanisms in mineral flotation: Fundamentals, measurements, and perspectives43
Ion partitioning and permeation in charged low-T* membranes43
An overview on alumina-silica-based aerogels43
Defect engineering in polymeric carbon nitride photocatalyst: Synthesis, properties and characterizations43
Advances of microemulsion and its applications for improved oil recovery42
Recent developments in industrial applications of nanoemulsions42
Recent progress on Pickering emulsions stabilized by polysaccharides-based micro/nanoparticles42
Ionic liquid-based antimicrobial materials for water treatment, air filtration, food packaging and anticorrosion coatings41
Pattern detection in colloidal assembly: A mosaic of analysis techniques40
Development of molecularly imprinted polymer based phase boundaries for sensors design (review)40
Functional-modified polyurethanes for rendering surfaces antimicrobial: An overview40
Equilibrium mono- and multicomponent adsorption models: From homogeneous ideal to heterogeneous non-ideal binding40
Nanomaterial based PVA nanocomposite hydrogels for biomedical sensing: Advances toward designing the ideal flexible/wearable nanoprobes40
Photothermal conversion and transfer in photothermal therapy: From macroscale to nanoscale40
Capillary imbibition and flow of wetting liquid in irregular capillaries: A 100-year review39
Biowaste- and nature-derived (nano)materials: Biosynthesis, stability and environmental applications39
Recent progress on research of molybdenite flotation: A review39
Hydrogel beads-based nanocomposites in novel drug delivery platforms: Recent trends and developments39
Metal and metal oxide-based antiviral nanoparticles: Properties, mechanisms of action, and applications39
Use of the normalized hydrophilic-lipophilic-deviation (HLDN) equation for determining the equivalent alkane carbon number (EACN) of oils and the preferred alkane carbon number (PACN) of nonionic surf39
Titanium dioxide nanoparticles as multifunctional surface-active materials for smart/active nanocomposite packaging films38
Applications of serum albumins in delivery systems: Differences in interfacial behaviour and interacting abilities with polysaccharides38
Curcumin encapsulation in functional PLGA nanoparticles: A promising strategy for cancer therapies37
Contact angle measurements: From existing methods to an open-source tool37
Colloidal properties of the metal-free semiconductor graphitic carbon nitride37
Biochars and activated carbons as adsorbents of inorganic and organic compounds from multicomponent systems – A review36
New view of the adsorption of surfactants at water/alkane interfaces – Competitive and cooperative effects of surfactant and alkane molecules36
Recent advances for understanding the role of nanobubbles in particles flotation36
Core-shell structured cadmium sulfide nanocomposites for solar energy utilization36
Thermoresponsive interfaces obtained using poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based copolymer for bioseparation and tissue engineering applications36