Nature Reviews Materials

(The TQCC of Nature Reviews Materials is 80. 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 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Lipid nanoparticles for mRNA delivery1252
Materials design for bone-tissue engineering861
Room-temperature phosphorescence from organic aggregates795
Chemical recycling to monomer for an ideal, circular polymer economy744
Self-healing polymers700
Structure–property–function relationships of natural and engineered wood627
Bioplastics for a circular economy562
Fundamentals, status and promise of sodium-based batteries516
Engineering organoids502
Synthetic alternatives to Matrigel489
Engineered biomaterials for in situ tissue regeneration432
Tailoring inorganic–polymer composites for the mass production of solid-state batteries420
Flat optics with dispersion-engineered metasurfaces417
Targeted drug delivery strategies for precision medicines396
Polymer photocatalysts for solar-to-chemical energy conversion371
Charge-transfer materials for electrochemical water desalination, ion separation and the recovery of elements360
Mechanical properties and deformation mechanisms of gradient nanostructured metals and alloys350
Solid-state nanopore sensors345
End-to-end design of wearable sensors325
Risk assessment of microplastic particles317
Soft actuators for real-world applications306
Nanofluidics for osmotic energy conversion291
Polarons in materials276
Deep neural networks for the evaluation and design of photonic devices275
Bio-based polymers with performance-advantaged properties272
Gas diffusion electrodes and membranes for CO2 reduction electrolysers272
Transforming heat transfer with thermal metamaterials and devices270
Artificial channels for confined mass transport at the sub-nanometre scale268
The marvels of moiré materials263
Non-metallic charge carriers for aqueous batteries248
Nonreciprocity in acoustic and elastic materials244
Production routes to tailor the performance of cellulose nanocrystals235
Multifunctional biomolecule nanostructures for cancer therapy227
The surface of halide perovskites from nano to bulk226
A materials-science perspective on tackling COVID-19224
Metallurgy, mechanistic models and machine learning in metal printing223
Molecular imaging and disease theranostics with renal-clearable optical agents223
Confining isolated atoms and clusters in crystalline porous materials for catalysis221
Synthesis and alignment of liquid crystalline elastomers214
Emerging applications of zeolites in catalysis, separation and host–guest assembly214
Synthetic amorphous silica nanoparticles: toxicity, biomedical and environmental implications214
Electrode material–ionic liquid coupling for electrochemical energy storage212
Phase transitions in 2D materials210
Machine learning for alloys206
The passivity of lithium electrodes in liquid electrolytes for secondary batteries206
Colloidal quantum dot lasers199
Analogue computing with metamaterials192
Materials design by synthetic biology192
Quantum guidelines for solid-state spin defects191
Electrical doping in halide perovskites191
Design of therapeutic biomaterials to control inflammation190
Biomaterial-based antimicrobial therapies for the treatment of bacterial infections188
The global rise of 3D printing during the COVID-19 pandemic188
Engineered living biomaterials186
The germanium quantum information route186
Nanoparticle synthesis assisted by machine learning181
Functional nanoparticles through π-conjugated polymer self-assembly179
Advances in coherent magnonics175
From molecular to supramolecular electronics172
Extracellular vesicles versus synthetic nanoparticles for drug delivery170
The kinetics of metal oxide photoanodes from charge generation to catalysis167
A reticular chemistry guide for the design of periodic solids166
Reducing environmental plastic pollution by designing polymer materials for managed end-of-life166
The fundamentals and applications of ferroelectric HfO2165
Dynamical memristors for higher-complexity neuromorphic computing164
Flexible self-charging power sources163
Designing modern aqueous batteries162
Hydrogel interfaces for merging humans and machines159
The role of polymer mechanochemistry in responsive materials and additive manufacturing156
Transition-metal coordinate bonds for bioinspired macromolecules with tunable mechanical properties152
Anisotropic reticular chemistry150
Electronic-structure methods for twisted moiré layers144
Status and perspectives of crystalline silicon photovoltaics in research and industry143
3D-printed multifunctional materials enabled by artificial-intelligence-assisted fabrication technologies142
Clinical translation of silica nanoparticles140
Emerging materials intelligence ecosystems propelled by machine learning139
Molecular engineering of contact interfaces for high-performance perovskite solar cells137
Bioinspiration in light harvesting and catalysis137
Material properties and applications of mechanically interlocked polymers136
Low-dimensional wide-bandgap semiconductors for UV photodetectors133
Electronic defects in metal oxide photocatalysts133
Engineered disorder in photonics130
Fibre-based composites from the integration of metal–organic frameworks and polymers128
Designing spatial and temporal control of vaccine responses126
Defect activity in metal halide perovskites with wide and narrow bandgap125
Machine learning for continuous innovation in battery technologies123
Collagen: quantification, biomechanics and role of minor subtypes in cartilage119
Processing and application of high-temperature superconducting coated conductors118
Organic batteries for a greener rechargeable world118
Methane transformation by photocatalysis115
Dynamic and reconfigurable materials from reversible network interactions105
Soft wearable devices for deep-tissue sensing105
Engineered platforms for topological superconductivity and Majorana zero modes103
Topological acoustics101
Nanostructuring versus microstructuring in battery electrodes99
Transport, magnetic and optical properties of Weyl materials98
Excitonic devices with van der Waals heterostructures: valleytronics meets twistronics97
A roadmap for the commercialization of perovskite light emitters96
Anomalous Hall antiferromagnets94
Pushing the limit of 3d transition metal-based layered oxides that use both cation and anion redox for energy storage93
Materials, physics and systems for multicaloric cooling92
Passive, active and endogenous organ-targeted lipid and polymer nanoparticles for delivery of genetic drugs91
Ferroelectric domain walls for nanotechnology90
Theoretical insights into the surface physics and chemistry of redox-active oxides89
Engineering high-coherence superconducting qubits89
Responsive materials architected in space and time87
Drug delivery to the central nervous system87
Stability challenges for the commercialization of perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells87
Exploiting the paddle-wheel mechanism for the design of fast ion conductors85
Highly efficient perovskite LEDs85
Electrochemical ion insertion from the atomic to the device scale85
Machine learning for a sustainable energy future83
Weyl, Dirac and high-fold chiral fermions in topological quantum matter82
The protein corona from nanomedicine to environmental science81
Lithium-film ceramics for solid-state lithionic devices81
Low-tech solutions for the COVID-19 supply chain crisis80
Machine learning in combinatorial polymer chemistry80