Nanoscale Horizons

(The TQCC of Nanoscale Horizons is 7. 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 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Nanoarchitectonics: what's coming next after nanotechnology?234
Targeted liposomal drug delivery: a nanoscience and biophysical perspective149
Engineering a photosensitizer nanoplatform for amplified photodynamic immunotherapy via tumor microenvironment modulation111
A self-amplifying nanodrug to manipulate the Janus-faced nature of ferroptosis for tumor therapy108
Chitin and chitosan on the nanoscale89
ABO3multiferroic perovskite materials for memristive memory and neuromorphic computing85
Oleic acid/oleylamine ligand pair: a versatile combination in the synthesis of colloidal nanoparticles81
Near-infrared small molecule coupled with rigidness and flexibility for high-performance multimodal imaging-guided photodynamic and photothermal synergistic therapy76
Ferroptosis/pyroptosis dual-inductive combinational anti-cancer therapy achieved by transferrin decorated nanoMOF75
Ferroelectric polymer-based artificial synapse for neuromorphic computing69
Boolean logic gate based on DNA strand displacement for biosensing: current and emerging strategies65
Synthesis of monodisperse high entropy alloy nanocatalysts from core@shell nanoparticles64
A current overview of the oxidative desulfurization of fuels utilizing heat and solar light: from materials design to catalysis for clean energy62
Lanthanide upconversion and downshifting luminescence for biomolecules detection59
Prediction of room-temperature ferromagnetism and large perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in a planar hypercoordinate FeB3monolayer57
Applications of liquid metals in nanotechnology56
Boosting efficiency of luminescent solar concentrators using ultra-bright carbon dots with large Stokes shift56
Toward the creation of high-performance heterogeneous catalysts by controlled ligand desorption from atomically precise metal nanoclusters54
Challenges of layer-structured cathodes for sodium-ion batteries52
Novel charm of 2D materials engineering in memristor: when electronics encounter layered morphology48
Versatile memristor for memory and neuromorphic computing48
Interfacial built-in electric-field for boosting energy conversion electrocatalysis47
Bonding, structure, and mechanical stability of 2D materials: the predictive power of the periodic table47
Tumor-targeted gene therapy with lipid nanoparticles inhibits tumor-associated adipocytes and remodels the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment in triple-negative breast cancer45
Engineered extracellular vesicles as intelligent nanosystems for next-generation nanomedicine43
Origin of layer-dependent SERS tunability in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides38
Highly stable Pd/HNb3O8-based flexible humidity sensor for perdurable wireless wearable applications38
pH-Responsive wound dressings: advances and prospects37
Technology progress on quantum dot light-emitting diodes for next-generation displays36
Two-dimensional material-based functional aerogels for treating hazards in the environment: synthesis, functional tailoring, applications, and sustainability analysis35
Macrophage-hitchhiking supramolecular aggregates of CuS nanoparticles for enhanced tumor deposition and photothermal therapy35
Integrated therapy platform of exosomal system: hybrid inorganic/organic nanoparticles with exosomes for cancer treatment34
Etched-spiky Au@Ag plasmonic-superstructure monolayer films for triple amplification of surface-enhanced Raman scattering signals34
Memristor-based neural networks: a bridge from device to artificial intelligence34
Immunostimulatory silica nanoparticle boosts innate immunity in brain tumors33
Electrodes and electrocatalysts for electrochemical hydrogen peroxide sensors: a review of design strategies32
Computational design of double transition metal MXenes with intrinsic magnetic properties32
Toward printable solar cells based on PbX colloidal quantum dot inks31
A conductive framework embedded with cobalt-doped vanadium nitride as an efficient polysulfide adsorber and convertor for advanced lithium–sulfur batteries31
Iron oxide nanoparticles for immune cell labeling and cancer immunotherapy30
Revitalizing zinc-ion batteries with advanced zinc anode design30
Rare earth element based single-atom catalysts: synthesis, characterization and applications in photo/electro-catalytic reactions30
Biomimetic reconstruction of butterfly wing scale nanostructures for radiative cooling and structural coloration29
Machine learning in electron microscopy for advanced nanocharacterization: current developments, available tools and future outlook29
Synthesis of 2D Ti3C2Tx MXene and MXene-based composites for flexible strain and pressure sensors29
Luminescent copper indium sulfide (CIS) quantum dots for bioimaging applications29
Controlled covalent functionalization of a graphene-channel of a field effect transistor as an ideal platform for (bio)sensing applications28
Switching to the brighter lane: pathways to boost the absorption of lanthanide-doped nanoparticles28
Polysaccharide-based nanocomposites for biomedical applications: a critical review28
Gene-editing by CRISPR–Cas9 in combination with anthracycline therapy via tumor microenvironment-switchable, EGFR-targeted, and nucleus-directed nanoparticles for head and neck cancer suppressi27
Microneedle-based technology for cell therapy: current status and future directions26
Visible-light-driven cuprous oxide nanomotors with surface-heterojunction-induced propulsion26
Real-time insight into nanostructure evolution during the rapid formation of ultra-thin gold layers on polymers26
Radiative heat transfer at the nanoscale: experimental trends and challenges26
Materials and design strategies for stretchable electroluminescent devices26
Gold nanoplasmonic particles in tunable porous silicon 3D scaffolds for ultra-low concentration detection by SERS25
Self-assembly, alignment, and patterning of metal nanowires24
Asymmetric carrier transport in flexible interface-type memristor enables artificial synapses with sub-femtojoule energy consumption24
In situcontrolled and conformal coating of polydimethylsiloxane foams with silver nanoparticle networks with tunable piezo-resistive properties23
A plasmon-based nanoruler to probe the mechanical properties of synthetic and biogenic nanosized lipid vesicles23
Innovative transdermal delivery of insulin using gelatin methacrylate-based microneedle patches in mice and mini-pigs23
Unambiguous determination of crystal orientation in black phosphorus by angle-resolved polarized Raman spectroscopy22
Cyclic polymers: synthesis, characteristics, and emerging applications21
Interlink among catalyst loading, transport and performance of proton exchange membrane fuel cells: a pore-scale study21
Spin-isolated ultraviolet-visible dynamic meta-holographic displays with liquid crystal modulators21
Nano-engineering and nano-manufacturing in 2D materials: marvels of nanotechnology21
Applications of biomemristors in next generation wearable electronics20
In situ photoconductivity measurements of imidazole in optical fiber break-junctions20
Vertically oriented SnS2 on MoS2 nanosheets for high-photoresponsivity and fast-response self-powered photoelectrochemical photodetectors19
Selective visible-light driven highly efficient photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to C2H5OH by two-dimensional Cu2S monolayers19
Heterostructured Bi–Cu2S nanocrystals for efficient CO2 electroreduction to formate18
Self-passivation leads to semiconducting edges of black phosphorene18
Recent innovations in the technology and applications of low-dimensional CuO nanostructures for sensing, energy and catalysis17
Evolution of adsorption heights in the on-surface synthesis and decoupling of covalent organic networks on Ag(111) by normal-incidence X-ray standing wave17
Growth mechanisms from tetrahedral seeds to multiply twinned Au nanoparticles revealed by atomistic simulations17
Hitchhiking probiotic vectors to deliver ultra-small hafnia nanoparticles for ‘Color’ gastrointestinal tract photon counting X-ray imaging17
Tuning photoelectron dynamic behavior of thiolate-protected MAu24 nanoclusters via heteroatom substitution17
Impact of nanomaterials on the intestinal mucosal barrier and its application in treating intestinal diseases16
A lanthanide nanocomposite with cross-relaxation enhanced near-infrared emissions as a ratiometric nanothermometer16
An interlayer spacing design approach for efficient sodium ion storage in N-doped MoS216
Selective photocatalytic production of CH4 using Zn-based polyoxometalate as a nonconventional CO2 reduction catalyst16
Fusogenic porous silicon nanoparticles as a broad-spectrum immunotherapy against bacterial infections16
Surface acoustic wave induced phenomena in two-dimensional materials15
Single atomic Fe–N4 active sites and neighboring graphitic nitrogen for efficient and stable electrochemical CO2 reduction15
Probing the hydration friction of ionic interfaces at the atomic scale15
Carbon quantum dots as a dual platform for the inhibition and light-based destruction of collagen fibers: implications for the treatment of eye floaters15
Controlled deposition of nanoparticles with critical Casimir forces14
Covalent modification of franckeite with maleimides: connecting molecules and van der Waals heterostructures14
A microfluidic approach for synthesis and kinetic profiling of branched gold nanostructures14
In vitro and in vivo models for anti-amyloidosis nanomedicines13
Emerging single-atom iron catalysts for advanced catalytic systems13
Nanowire networks: how does small-world character evolve with dimensionality?13
A multiferroic vanadium phosphide monolayer with ferromagnetic half-metallicity and topological Dirac states13
Nanoprobe-mediated precise imaging and therapy of glioma13
All-graphene-based open fluidics for pumpless, small-scale fluid transport via laser-controlled wettability patterning13
Nanoparticulates reduce tumor cell migration through affinity interactions with extracellular migrasomes and retraction fibers12
Polyclonal aptamer libraries as binding entities on a graphene FET based biosensor for the discrimination of apo- and holo-retinol binding protein 412
Unveiling the dimension-dependence of femtosecond nonlinear optical properties of tellurium nanostructures12
Cu and Si co-doping on TiO2 nanosheets to modulate reactive oxygen species for efficient photocatalytic methane conversion12
An ultrafast photodetector driven by interlayer exciton dissociation in a van der Waals heterostructure12
Microbatteries with twin-Swiss-rolls redefine performance limits in the sub-square millimeter range11
Emerging memristive artificial neuron and synapse devices for the neuromorphic electronics era11
Enhancing subcutaneous injection and target tissue accumulation of nanoparticles via co-administration with macropinocytosis inhibitory nanoparticles (MiNP)11
Shape control with atomic precision: anisotropic nanoclusters of noble metals11
Understanding the role of facets and twin defects in the optical performance of GaAs nanowires for laser applications11
Exploring seebeck-coefficient fluctuations in endohedral-fullerene, single-molecule junctions11
Inkjet printing of two-dimensional van der Waals materials: a new route towards emerging electronic device applications11
Electrospun nanofibers for 3-D cancer models, diagnostics, and therapy11
A double helical 4H assembly pattern with secondary hierarchical complexity in an Ag70 nanocluster crystal11
A sodiophilic VN interlayer stabilizing a Na metal anode11
Role of intercalation in the electrical properties of nucleic acids for use in molecular electronics11
Theoretical exploration of the nitrogen fixation mechanism of two-dimensional dual-metal TM1TM2@C9N4 electrocatalysts11
Self-assembling a natural small molecular inhibitor that shows aggregation-induced emission and potentiates antitumor efficacy11
Advances in Cu nanocluster catalyst design: recent progress and promising applications11
Polarizability is a key parameter for molecular electronics10
Salt-mediated, plasmonic field-field/field-lattice coupling-enhanced NIR-II photodynamic therapy using core-gap-shell gold nanopeanuts10
Heterointerface promoted trifunctional electrocatalysts for all temperature high-performance rechargeable Zn–air batteries10
A tumor microenvironment dual responsive contrast agent for contrary contrast-magnetic resonance imaging and specific chemotherapy of tumors10
Nanoscale compositional segregation in epitaxial AlScN on Si (111)9
Molecular recognition-driven supramolecular nanoassembly of a hydrophobic uracil prodrug and hydrophilic cytarabine for precise combination treatment of solid and non-solid tumors9
Anti-PEG antibodies enriched in the protein corona of PEGylated nanocarriers impact the cell uptake9
High-specificity molecular sensing on an individual whispering-gallery-mode cavity: coupling-enhanced Raman scattering by photoinduced charge transfer and cavity effects9
Flexible InP–ZnO nanowire heterojunction light emitting diodes9
Efficient photogeneration of nonacene on nanostructured graphene9
Bioinspired conductive structural color hydrogels as a robotic knuckle rehabilitation electrical skin9
Functionalizing nanophotonic structures with 2D van der Waals materials9
Nano-structural stiffness measure for soft biomaterials of heterogeneous elasticity9
Advances in nanoparticle-based mRNA delivery for liver cancer and liver-associated infectious diseases9
Intrinsic spin–valley-coupled Dirac state in Janus functionalized β-BiAs monolayer9
Shining light in blind alleys: deciphering bacterial attachment in silicon microstructures8
Electrostatic Fermi level tuning in large-scale self-assembled monolayers of oligo(phenylene–ethynylene) derivatives8
Versatile template-directed synthesis of gold nanocages with a predefined number of windows8
In situcharacterisation for nanoscale structure–performance studies in electrocatalysis8
Towards multi-molecular surface-enhanced infrared absorption using metal plasmonics8
Performance optimization strategies of halide perovskite-based mechanical energy harvesters8
An ultra-sensitive NH3 gas sensor enabled by an ion-in-conjugated polycroconaine/Ti3C2Tx core–shell composite8
2D Ruddlesden–Popper perovskite sensitized SnP2S6 ultraviolet photodetector enabling high responsivity and fast speed8
In situcrafting of a 3D N-doped carbon/defect-rich V2O5−x·nH2O nanosheet composite for high performance fibrous flexible Zn-ion batteries8
Actual origin and precise control of asymmetrical hysteresis in an individual CH3NH3PbI3 micro/nanowire for optical memory and logic operation8
High-performance tricolored white lighting electroluminescent devices integrated with environmentally benign quantum dots8
Incorporating plasmonic featurization with machine learning to achieve accurate and bidirectional prediction of nanoparticle size and size distribution8
Long-lived charged states of single porphyrin-tape junctions under ambient conditions8
Giant enhancement of the initial SERS activity for plasmonic nanostructures via pyroelectric PMN-PT8
Discovering layered lead-free perovskite solar absorbers via cation transmutation8
C3N2: the missing part of highly stable porous graphitic carbon nitride semiconductors8
Entropic control of nanoparticle self-assembly through confinement8
Abnormal behavior of preferred formation of the cationic vacancies from the interior in a γ-GeSe monolayer with the stereo-chemical antibonding lone-pair state7
Plasmon-enhanced photoresponse of single silver nanowires and their network devices7
Surface oxidation protection strategy of CoS2 by V2O5 for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction7
Encapsulation of polyprodrugs enables an efficient and controlled release of dexamethasone7
Ultratough and ultrastrong graphene oxide hybrid filmsviaa polycationitrile approach7
Induced pluripotent stem cell-derived vascular networks to screen nano–bio interactions7
COx conversion to aromatics: a mini-review of nanoscale performance7
Printable inks and deformable electronic array devices7
In situ observations of size effects in GaAs nanowire growth7
Structure engineering of CeO2for boosting the Au/CeO2nanocatalyst in the green and selective hydrogenation of nitrobenzene7
Hydroxide ion-conducting viologen–bakelite organic frameworks for flexible solid-state zinc–air battery applications7
Remarkably enhanced dynamic oxygen migration on graphene oxide supported by copper substrate7
Recent progress of MXene as an energy storage material7
Unsupervised structure classesvs.supervised property classes of silicon quantum dots using neural networks7
Strain-mediated oxygen evolution reaction on magnetic two-dimensional monolayers7
Thermally driven phase transition of cobalt hydroxide sheets via cobalt oxides to cobalt nanoparticles7
On-demand deterministic release of particles and cells using stretchable microfluidics7
A true color palette: binary metastable photonic pigments7
Carbonic anhydrase IX-targeted nanovesicles potentiated ferroptosis by remodeling the intracellular environment for synergetic cancer therapy7
Molecular mechanics of Ag nanowire transfer processes subjected to contact loading by a PDMS substrate7