Nature Materials

(The TQCC of Nature Materials is 55. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Perspectives for electrochemical capacitors and related devices953
The entry of nanoparticles into solid tumours880
Single-junction organic solar cells with over 19% efficiency enabled by a refined double-fibril network morphology775
A general Lewis acidic etching route for preparing MXenes with enhanced electrochemical performance in non-aqueous electrolyte678
Metal halide perovskites for light-emitting diodes627
Atomic-level tuning of Co–N–C catalyst for high-performance electrochemical H2O2 production606
Robust axion insulator and Chern insulator phases in a two-dimensional antiferromagnetic topological insulator457
Diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2 infections446
Correlated electronic phases in twisted bilayer transition metal dichalcogenides437
Charge transport in high-mobility conjugated polymers and molecular semiconductors403
Extra storage capacity in transition metal oxide lithium-ion batteries revealed by in situ magnetometry366
Titanium-carbide MXenes for work function and interface engineering in perovskite solar cells356
Molecular enhancement of heterogeneous CO2 reduction347
Molecular understanding of charge storage and charging dynamics in supercapacitors with MOF electrodes and ionic liquid electrolytes345
Molecular crowding electrolytes for high-voltage aqueous batteries339
Highly efficient luminescence from space-confined charge-transfer emitters336
Ionomer distribution control in porous carbon-supported catalyst layers for high-power and low Pt-loaded proton exchange membrane fuel cells336
Carbazole isomers induce ultralong organic phosphorescence317
Graphene bilayers with a twist313
Enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen evolution from organic semiconductor heterojunction nanoparticles311
Permeable superelastic liquid-metal fibre mat enables biocompatible and monolithic stretchable electronics310
Switching 2D magnetic states via pressure tuning of layer stacking310
Pressure-controlled interlayer magnetism in atomically thin CrI3307
Dirac fermions and flat bands in the ideal kagome metal FeSn289
Unconventional chiral charge order in kagome superconductor KV3Sb5284
Chemical vapour deposition of Fe–N–C oxygen reduction catalysts with full utilization of dense Fe–N4 sites280
Thermoelectric cooling materials275
Grain-orientation-engineered multilayer ceramic capacitors for energy storage applications275
Voltage decay and redox asymmetry mitigation by reversible cation migration in lithium-rich layered oxide electrodes275
Bulk fatigue induced by surface reconstruction in layered Ni-rich cathodes for Li-ion batteries271
Polycrystalline SnSe with a thermoelectric figure of merit greater than the single crystal265
Electrical bioadhesive interface for bioelectronics263
Room-temperature stabilization of antiferromagnetic skyrmions in synthetic antiferromagnets256
A DNA nanodevice-based vaccine for cancer immunotherapy252
Next-generation vaccine platforms for COVID-19249
Zirconium nitride catalysts surpass platinum for oxygen reduction246
Water electrolysers with closed and open electrochemical systems246
Resilient yet entirely degradable gelatin-based biogels for soft robots and electronics236
Materials for flexible bioelectronic systems as chronic neural interfaces233
The dose threshold for nanoparticle tumour delivery232
Critical role of intermediate electronic states for spin-flip processes in charge-transfer-type organic molecules with multiple donors and acceptors230
Recapitulating macro-scale tissue self-organization through organoid bioprinting228
P-block single-metal-site tin/nitrogen-doped carbon fuel cell cathode catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction226
Clarifying the relationship between redox activity and electrochemical stability in solid electrolytes225
Efficient metal ion sieving in rectifying subnanochannels enabled by metal–organic frameworks225
The journey of conducting polymers from discovery to application223
Intrinsic efficiency limits in low-bandgap non-fullerene acceptor organic solar cells222
Nanofluidics coming of age222
Applications and challenges of thermoplasmonics221
Initialization and read-out of intrinsic spin defects in a van der Waals crystal at room temperature216
Cation-disordered rocksalt-type high-entropy cathodes for Li-ion batteries210
Porous materials for carbon dioxide separations194
Activating an adaptive immune response from a hydrogel scaffold imparts regenerative wound healing194
Membrane-destabilizing ionizable phospholipids for organ-selective mRNA delivery and CRISPR–Cas gene editing193
Atomically precise single-crystal structures of electrically conducting 2D metal–organic frameworks193
Hydrophilic microporous membranes for selective ion separation and flow-battery energy storage183
Phonon-engineered extreme thermal conductivity materials181
Coronavirus pushes education online179
Electronic structure of the parent compound of superconducting infinite-layer nickelates178
Confining isolated chromophores for highly efficient blue phosphorescence174
Cellular extrusion bioprinting improves kidney organoid reproducibility and conformation172
Identifying carbon as the source of visible single-photon emission from hexagonal boron nitride170
Emergent phenomena and proximity effects in two-dimensional magnets and heterostructures170
Oxygen-evolving catalytic atoms on metal carbides168
Biosynthetic self-healing materials for soft machines166
A biohybrid synapse with neurotransmitter-mediated plasticity163
Natural-mixing guided design of refractory high-entropy alloys with as-cast tensile ductility161
Visualizing plating-induced cracking in lithium-anode solid-electrolyte cells158
A molecular interaction–diffusion framework for predicting organic solar cell stability158
Van der Waals epitaxial growth of air-stable CrSe2 nanosheets with thickness-tunable magnetic order158
Strain analysis and engineering in halide perovskite photovoltaics157
Twist-angle-dependent interlayer exciton diffusion in WS2–WSe2 heterobilayers157
Local electronic structure variation resulting in Li ‘filament’ formation within solid electrolytes156
Highly stretchable multilayer electronic circuits using biphasic gallium-indium155
Chern insulators, van Hove singularities and topological flat bands in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene155
Biofuel powered glucose detection in bodily fluids with an n-type conjugated polymer155
A transparent, self-healing and high-κ dielectric for low-field-emission stretchable optoelectronics154
Flow and extraction of energy and charge carriers in hybrid plasmonic nanostructures153
Enhancement-mode ion-based transistor as a comprehensive interface and real-time processing unit for in vivo electrophysiology153
Supramolecular–covalent hybrid polymers for light-activated mechanical actuation152
Linking void and interphase evolution to electrochemistry in solid-state batteries using operando X-ray tomography151
Bias-free solar syngas production by integrating a molecular cobalt catalyst with perovskite–BiVO4 tandems148
Solution processable metal–organic frameworks for mixed matrix membranes using porous liquids148
Reversible coordinative binding and separation of sulfur dioxide in a robust metal–organic framework with open copper sites147
Hydrophilicity gradient in covalent organic frameworks for membrane distillation146
Machine-learned potentials for next-generation matter simulations146
Tough and stretchable ionogels by in situ phase separation145
Ordered three-dimensional nanomaterials using DNA-prescribed and valence-controlled material voxels145
Configurable phonon polaritons in twisted α-MoO3145
Three-dimensional printing of multicomponent glasses using phase-separating resins145
Programming nanoparticle valence bonds with single-stranded DNA encoders144
Furin-mediated intracellular self-assembly of olsalazine nanoparticles for enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and tumour therapy142
High-performance thermoelectrics and challenges for practical devices142
Glassy Li metal anode for high-performance rechargeable Li batteries141
Ultralow-threshold, continuous-wave upconverting lasing from subwavelength plasmons141
Ultrasoft slip-mediated bending in few-layer graphene139
Synthesis of orthogonally assembled 3D cross-stacked metal oxide semiconducting nanowires139
Excitons in strain-induced one-dimensional moiré potentials at transition metal dichalcogenide heterojunctions139
Synthesis of mesoscale ordered two-dimensional π-conjugated polymers with semiconducting properties139
Towards a better understanding of Lewis acidic aluminium in zeolites138
Robust zero-energy modes in an electronic higher-order topological insulator138
Semimetals for high-performance photodetection136
A multicolour bistable electronic shelf label based on intramolecular proton-coupled electron transfer134
Mutant lamins cause nuclear envelope rupture and DNA damage in skeletal muscle cells134
Obstacles and opportunities in a forward vision for cancer nanomedicine133
Towards understanding the doping mechanism of organic semiconductors by Lewis acids126
Engineering high-energy-density sodium battery anodes for improved cycling with superconcentrated ionic-liquid electrolytes125
Understanding the luminescent nature of organic radicals for efficient doublet emitters and pure-red light-emitting diodes124
Rethinking organoid technology through bioengineering122
Unlocking anionic redox activity in O3-type sodium 3d layered oxides via Li substitution122
Living materials with programmable functionalities grown from engineered microbial co-cultures121
Giant magnetoelastic effect in soft systems for bioelectronics121
Revealing multiple classes of stable quantum emitters in hexagonal boron nitride with correlated optical and electron microscopy119
Kinetic pathways of crystallization at the nanoscale118
Self-supported Pt–CoO networks combining high specific activity with high surface area for oxygen reduction118
Thermoplastic moulding of regenerated silk116
Mechanically robust lattices inspired by deep-sea glass sponges116
A window to trap-free charge transport in organic semiconducting thin films115
Quantum dot solids showing state-resolved band-like transport115
Photoflexoelectric effect in halide perovskites114
Triple ionic–electronic conducting oxides for next-generation electrochemical devices112
Cycle stability of conversion-type iron fluoride lithium battery cathode at elevated temperatures in polymer electrolyte composites112
Ultrafast hot-hole injection modifies hot-electron dynamics in Au/p-GaN heterostructures112
Tunable quadruple-well ferroelectric van der Waals crystals112
Stripe phases in WSe2/WS2 moiré superlattices111
A hybrid erbium(III)–bacteriochlorin near-infrared probe for multiplexed biomedical imaging110
Active transcytosis and new opportunities for cancer nanomedicine110
Suspension electrolyte with modified Li+ solvation environment for lithium metal batteries110
Reprogramming normal cells into tumour precursors requires ECM stiffness and oncogene-mediated changes of cell mechanical properties109
Tunable room-temperature spin galvanic and spin Hall effects in van der Waals heterostructures109
In materia reservoir computing with a fully memristive architecture based on self-organizing nanowire networks109
Defect reconfiguration in a Ti–Al alloy via electroplasticity109
Engineering stable electrocatalysts by synergistic stabilization between carbide cores and Pt shells108
Thermally conductive ultra-low-k dielectric layers based on two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks107
Towards data-driven next-generation transmission electron microscopy106
Polar meron lattice in strained oxide ferroelectrics106
Selective nitrogen adsorption via backbonding in a metal–organic framework with exposed vanadium sites106
Broad spectral tuning of ultra-low-loss polaritons in a van der Waals crystal by intercalation104
The interplay between thermodynamics and kinetics in the solid-state synthesis of layered oxides103
A nanoparticle’s pathway into tumours103
Eliminating dissolution of platinum-based electrocatalysts at the atomic scale103
High oxide ion and proton conductivity in a disordered hexagonal perovskite103
Finned zeolite catalysts102
Next-generation cancer organoids101
Electric-field-driven dual-functional molecular switches in tunnel junctions101
High-strength scalable graphene sheets by freezing stretch-induced alignment99
Tumour-associated macrophages drive stromal cell-dependent collagen crosslinking and stiffening to promote breast cancer aggression97
The changing state of porous materials97
Large-scale growth of few-layer two-dimensional black phosphorus97
Emerging perovskite monolayers97
High-entropy enhanced capacitive energy storage96
Borophene synthesis beyond the single-atomic-layer limit96
Light-induced reversal of ion segregation in mixed-halide perovskites96
Programmable icosahedral shell system for virus trapping96
Fatigue of graphene95
Design of van der Waals interfaces for broad-spectrum optoelectronics95
Observation of the antiferromagnetic spin Hall effect94
Universal chemomechanical design rules for solid-ion conductors to prevent dendrite formation in lithium metal batteries94
Ultrafast control of magnetic interactions via light-driven phonons94
Highly compressible glass-like supramolecular polymer networks94
Ferrimagnetic spintronics92
Tuning electrochemically driven surface transformation in atomically flat LaNiO3 thin films for enhanced water electrolysis92
Dipolar interactions between localized interlayer excitons in van der Waals heterostructures92
Thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) organic molecules for efficient X-ray scintillation and imaging92
Ground-state electron transfer in all-polymer donor–acceptor heterojunctions91
Mesoscopic and multiscale modelling in materials91
Unlocking synergy in bimetallic catalysts by core–shell design91
Direct X-ray and electron-beam lithography of halogenated zeolitic imidazolate frameworks91
Somatic cell-derived organoids as prototypes of human epithelial tissues and diseases90
Microstructural origin of locally enhanced CO2 electroreduction activity on gold90
Nanoscale semiconductor/catalyst interfaces in photoelectrochemistry89
Atomically thin half-van der Waals metals enabled by confinement heteroepitaxy89
Mapping spin–charge conversion to the band structure in a topological oxide two-dimensional electron gas89
Ledge-directed epitaxy of continuously self-aligned single-crystalline nanoribbons of transition metal dichalcogenides88
Kinetically stabilized ferroelectricity in bulk single-crystalline HfO2:Y88
Revealing the role of the cathode–electrolyte interface on solid-state batteries88
Imaging moiré flat bands in three-dimensional reconstructed WSe2/WS2 superlattices87
Strain fields in twisted bilayer graphene87
A natural impact-resistant bicontinuous composite nanoparticle coating87
Tunable metal hydroxide–organic frameworks for catalysing oxygen evolution86
Conjugated sulfonamides as a class of organic lithium-ion positive electrodes86
Photocurable bioresorbable adhesives as functional interfaces between flexible bioelectronic devices and soft biological tissues86
Large-scale fabrication of structurally coloured cellulose nanocrystal films and effect pigments86
Ultrafast pyroelectric photodetection with on-chip spectral filters85
Excitons in a reconstructed moiré potential in twisted WSe2/WSe2 homobilayers85
Hydrogen-doped viscoplastic liquid metal microparticles for stretchable printed metal lines84
Enhanced substrate stress relaxation promotes filopodia-mediated cell migration84
Synergistically integrated phosphonated poly(pentafluorostyrene) for fuel cells84
Effects of interlayer confinement and hydration on capacitive charge storage in birnessite83
Entanglement and control of single nuclear spins in isotopically engineered silicon carbide83
Perovskite semiconductors for room-temperature exciton-polaritonics83
Multi-cation perovskites prevent carrier reflection from grain surfaces83
Solid-state rigid-rod polymer composite electrolytes with nanocrystalline lithium ion pathways83
Sensory feedback for limb prostheses in amputees82
Atomic-resolution electron microscopy of nanoscale local structure in lead-based relaxor ferroelectrics82
Electrolyte melt infiltration for scalable manufacturing of inorganic all-solid-state lithium-ion batteries82
Revisiting metal fluorides as lithium-ion battery cathodes82
Superconductivity in a quintuple-layer square-planar nickelate82
Integrin nanoclusters can bridge thin matrix fibres to form cell–matrix adhesions81
Phonon renormalization in reconstructed MoS2 moiré superlattices81
Fictitious phase separation in Li layered oxides driven by electro-autocatalysis81
Metastable 1T′-phase group VIB transition metal dichalcogenide crystals81
Engineering quantum materials with chiral optical cavities81
Opportunities and challenges in the development of advanced materials for emission control catalysts80
Electronic-structure methods for materials design79
Understanding the conversion mechanism and performance of monodisperse FeF2 nanocrystal cathodes79
Printable two-dimensional superconducting monolayers79
Correlating the three-dimensional atomic defects and electronic properties of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides79
Unprecedented non-hysteretic superelasticity of [001]-oriented NiCoFeGa single crystals79
Enhancement of thermoelectric performance across the topological phase transition in dense lead selenide79
Spin–layer locking of interlayer excitons trapped in moiré potentials79
Ferroelectric domain wall memory with embedded selector realized in LiNbO3 single crystals integrated on Si wafers78
Chirality-induced relaxor properties in ferroelectric polymers78
Higher-order topological semimetal in acoustic crystals78
Metabolic labeling and targeted modulation of dendritic cells77
Ideal maximum strengths and defect-induced softening in nanocrystalline-nanotwinned metals77
A single-atom library for guided monometallic and concentration-complex multimetallic designs77
Evidence for a higher-order topological insulator in a three-dimensional material built from van der Waals stacking of bismuth-halide chains77
Seebeck-driven transverse thermoelectric generation76
Gas-sieving zeolitic membranes fabricated by condensation of precursor nanosheets76
UItra-low friction and edge-pinning effect in large-lattice-mismatch van der Waals heterostructures76
One-dimensional intergrowths in two-dimensional zeolite nanosheets and their effect on ultra-selective transport75
High-performance solar flow battery powered by a perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell75
Single-spin resonance in a van der Waals embedded paramagnetic defect74
Visualization of dynamic polaronic strain fields in hybrid lead halide perovskites74
Towards chirality control of graphene nanoribbons embedded in hexagonal boron nitride74
Gate-tunable spin waves in antiferromagnetic atomic bilayers74
A bioinspired and hierarchically structured shape-memory material73
Cortical cell stiffness is independent of substrate mechanics73
Local negative permittivity and topological phase transition in polar skyrmions73
Minimizing hydrogen vacancies to enable highly efficient hybrid perovskites72
Stem-cell-based embryo models for fundamental research and translation72
Trace removal of benzene vapour using double-walled metal–dipyrazolate frameworks72
Observation of a phononic higher-order Weyl semimetal71
Reconfiguration of three-dimensional liquid-crystalline photonic crystals by electrostriction71
Extracellular matrix anisotropy is determined by TFAP2C-dependent regulation of cell collisions71
A smart and responsive crystalline porous organic cage membrane with switchable pore apertures for graded molecular sieving71
Bi-directional tuning of thermal transport in SrCoOx with electrochemically induced phase transitions71
Non-iridium-based electrocatalyst for durable acidic oxygen evolution reaction in proton exchange membrane water electrolysis71
High-performance organic pseudocapacitors via molecular contortion70
Synthetic dynamic hydrogels promote degradation-independent in vitro organogenesis70
An integrated optical modulator operating at cryogenic temperatures70
Direct observation of highly confined phonon polaritons in suspended monolayer hexagonal boron nitride70
Imaging material functionality through three-dimensional nanoscale tracking of energy flow70
Two-dimensional overdamped fluctuations of the soft perovskite lattice in CsPbBr369
Computational prediction of the molecular configuration of three-dimensional network polymers69
Linking in situ charge accumulation to electronic structure in doped SrTiO3 reveals design principles for hydrogen-evolving photocatalysts69
Autonomous snapping and jumping polymer gels68
Hexagonal metal oxide monolayers derived from the metal–gas interface68
Stopping transformed cancer cell growth by rigidity sensing67
Basement membrane stiffness determines metastases formation67
Crystallization by particle attachment is a colloidal assembly process67
3D-printed silica with nanoscale resolution67
Mechano-tunable chiral metasurfaces via colloidal assembly66
Robust superconductivity in magic-angle multilayer graphene family66
Cofactor-free oxidase-mimetic nanomaterials from self-assembled histidine-rich peptides66
Nanoscale percolation in doped BaZrO3 for high proton mobility66
Broadband and pixelated camouflage in inflating chiral nematic liquid crystalline elastomers66
Bandgap tuning of two-dimensional materials by sphere diameter engineering66
Non-contact long-range magnetic stimulation of mechanosensitive ion channels in freely moving animals66
Topological spintronics and magnetoelectronics65
Ferroelastic-switching-driven large shear strain and piezoelectricity in a hybrid ferroelectric65
Chirality-driven topological electronic structure of DNA-like materials64
A medium-range structure motif linking amorphous and crystalline states64
Chiral-spin rotation of non-collinear antiferromagnet by spin–orbit torque64
The topology of electronic band structures63
Direct imaging of atomistic grain boundary migration63
Quantitative production of butenes from biomass-derived γ-valerolactone catalysed by hetero-atomic MFI zeolite63
Coexistence of large conventional and planar spin Hall effect with long spin diffusion length in a low-symmetry semimetal at room temperature63
Concurrence of quantum anomalous Hall and topological Hall effects in magnetic topological insulator sandwich heterostructures62
Fabrication and nanophotonic waveguide integration of silicon carbide colour centres with preserved spin-optical coherence62
Chemical heterogeneity enhances hydrogen resistance in high-strength steels62
Bio-inspired mechanically adaptive materials through vibration-induced crosslinking60
Ultra-high-quality two-dimensional electron systems60
A light-induced phononic symmetry switch and giant dissipationless topological photocurrent in ZrTe560
Interlayer electronic coupling on demand in a 2D magnetic semiconductor60
Evidence of higher-order topology in multilayer WTe2 from Josephson coupling through anisotropic hinge states60
Wafer-scale single-crystal monolayer graphene grown on sapphire substrate59
A poly(thymine)–melamine duplex for the assembly of DNA nanomaterials59
Electrical switching in a magnetically intercalated transition metal dichalcogenide59
STING agonist delivery by tumour-penetrating PEG-lipid nanodiscs primes robust anticancer immunity59
A microenvironment-inspired synthetic three-dimensional model for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma organoids59
From predictive modelling to machine learning and reverse engineering of colloidal self-assembly58
Organic long-persistent luminescence stimulated by visible light in p-type systems based on organic photoredox catalyst dopants58
A singlet-triplet hole spin qubit in planar Ge58
Collective topo-epitaxy in the self-assembly of a 3D quantum dot superlattice58
Cubic ice Ic without stacking defects obtained from ice XVII57
An efficient nickel hydrogen oxidation catalyst for hydroxide exchange membrane fuel cells57
Directed cell migration towards softer environments57
Monolithic digital patterning of polydimethylsiloxane with successive laser pyrolysis57
Observation of fluctuation-mediated picosecond nucleation of a topological phase57
Variability and origins of grain boundary electric potential detected by electron holography and atom-probe tomography56
Self-accelerated corrosion of nuclear waste forms at material interfaces55
Quantum dynamics of a single molecule magnet on superconducting Pb(111)55
Renal clearable polyfluorophore nanosensors for early diagnosis of cancer and allograft rejection55
Syndecan-4 tunes cell mechanics by activating the kindlin-integrin-RhoA pathway55
Exchange magnetostriction in two-dimensional antiferromagnets55