Nanoscale Advances

(The TQCC of Nanoscale Advances 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.)
ZnO nanostructured materials and their potential applications: progress, challenges and perspectives257
Progress in polymers and polymer composites used as efficient materials for EMI shielding194
Functionalized carbon nanotubes: synthesis, properties and applications in water purification, drug delivery, and material and biomedical sciences167
A review on bismuth oxyhalide based materials for photocatalysis95
The rapid diagnosis and effective inhibition of coronavirus using spike antibody attached gold nanoparticles89
Gold nanomaterials for optical biosensing and bioimaging87
Application of polyoxometalates in photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants80
Multi-band terahertz superabsorbers based on perforated square-patch metamaterials77
Recent advances in metal–organic frameworks for gas adsorption/separation74
Tailor made magnetic nanolights: fabrication to cancer theranostics applications73
Micro/nanostructured gas sensors: the physics behind the nanostructure growth, sensing and selectivity mechanisms73
Photoresponsive porous materials70
Bipolar charge trapping for absorption enhancement in a graphene-based ultrathin dual-band terahertz biosensor69
Realization of a multi-band terahertz metamaterial absorber using two identical split rings having opposite opening directions connected by a rectangular patch69
Recent advances in 3D printing of nanocellulose: structure, preparation, and application prospects68
Recent advances in plasmonic nanocavities for single-molecule spectroscopy66
Mechanical properties of aerospace epoxy composites reinforced with 2D nano-fillers: current status and road to industrialization63
Structure and luminescence of DNA-templated silver clusters62
Recent advances in formic acid electro-oxidation: from the fundamental mechanism to electrocatalysts62
State-of-the-art developments in carbon-based metal nanocomposites as a catalyst: photocatalysis59
Silicon nanoparticles (SiNPs) in sustainable agriculture: major emphasis on the practicality, efficacy and concerns59
In vivo protein corona on nanoparticles: does the control of all material parameters orient the biological behavior?57
Review on LSPR assisted photocatalysis: effects of physical fields and opportunities in multifield decoupling55
All-inorganic perovskite nanocrystals: next-generation scintillation materials for high-resolution X-ray imaging55
Recent trends in the applications of thermally expanded graphite for energy storage and sensors – a review55
Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using green tea leaf extract, characterization and evaluation of antimicrobial activity54
Pillared Mo2TiC2 MXene for high-power and long-life lithium and sodium-ion batteries54
Hybrid magnetic nanoparticles as efficient nanoheaters in biomedical applications53
Recent developments of hybrid piezo–triboelectric nanogenerators for flexible sensors and energy harvesters52
Advances in high-voltage supercapacitors for energy storage systems: materials and electrolyte tailoring to implementation52
Carbon dots: a novel platform for biomedical applications52
Exploring the use of upconversion nanoparticles in chemical and biological sensors: from surface modifications to point-of-care devices50
Critical challenges and advances in the carbon nanotube–metal interface for next-generation electronics50
Ligand exchange reactions on thiolate-protected gold nanoclusters50
Uniform MnCo2O4.5 porous nanowires and quasi-cubes for hybrid supercapacitors with excellent electrochemical performances48
Sonochemical catalysis as a unique strategy for the fabrication of nano-/micro-structured inorganics48
Metal-ion batteries for electric vehicles: current state of the technology, issues and future perspectives46
Recent trends in gas sensingviacarbon nanomaterials: outlook and challenges45
Immobilization of PETase enzymes on magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for the decomposition of microplastic PET44
Carbon dots for cancer nanomedicine: a bright future44
Polarisation tuneable piezo-catalytic activity of Nb-doped PZT with low Curie temperature for efficient CO2 reduction and H2 generation44
Evidence of oxygen bubbles forming nanotube embryos in porous anodic oxides44
Nanomaterial-based encapsulation for controlled gastrointestinal delivery of viable probiotic bacteria43
A high performance self-powered photodetector based on a 1D Te–2D WS2 mixed-dimensional heterostructure43
Recent trends in carbon nanotube (CNT)-based biosensors for the fast and sensitive detection of human viruses: a critical review42
Sunlight driven photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants using a MnV2O6/BiVO4 heterojunction: mechanistic perception and degradation pathways42
Vanadium doped CaTiO3 cuboids: role of vanadium in improving the photocatalytic activity41
Biogenic selenium nanoparticles produced by Lactobacillus casei ATCC 393 inhibit colon cancer cell growth in vitro and in vivo41
A review on the cytotoxicity of graphene quantum dots: from experiment to simulation41
Recent advances in graphite carbon nitride-based nanocomposites: structure, antibacterial properties and synergies41
Atomically precise vanadium-oxide clusters41
Recent progress in cellulose-based electrospun nanofibers as multifunctional materials39
Crossing the blood–brain barrier with carbon dots: uptake mechanism andin vivocargo delivery39
Metal–organic frameworks for advanced transducer based gas sensors: review and perspectives39
Functionalized hybrid magnetic catalytic systems on micro- and nanoscale utilized in organic synthesis and degradation of dyes39
Enhanced electrochemical activities of morphologically tuned MnFe2O4 nanoneedles and nanoparticles integrated on reduced graphene oxide for highly efficient supercapacitor electr39
Superior supercapacitive performance of Cu2MnSnS4 asymmetric devices38
Machine learning-augmented surface-enhanced spectroscopy toward next-generation molecular diagnostics38
Tuning the band gap of M-doped titanate nanotubes (M = Fe, Co, Ni, and Cu): an experimental and theoretical study38
Synthesis of carbon-based nanomaterials and their application in pollution management38
The electrochemical kinetics of cerium selenide nano-pebbles: the design of a device-grade symmetric configured wide-potential flexible solid-state supercapacitor38
Emerging indocyanine green-integrated nanocarriers for multimodal cancer therapy: a review37
Biomarker sensing platforms based on fluorescent metal nanoclusters36
Magnetic gas sensing: working principles and recent developments36
Using small-angle scattering to guide functional magnetic nanoparticle design36
Transition metal chalcogenides for next-generation energy storage36
Zirconia-based nanomaterials: recent developments in synthesis and applications36
A wafer-scale synthesis of monolayer MoS2 and their field-effect transistors toward practical applications36
Sub-micron moulding topological mass transport regimes in angled vortex fluidic flow36
A high energy flexible symmetric supercapacitor fabricated using N-doped activated carbon derived from palm flowers35
Generation of particle assemblies mimicking enzymatic activity by processing of herbal food: the case of rhizoma polygonati and other natural ingredients in traditional Chinese medicine35
Formaldehyde gas sensor with extremely high response employing cobalt-doped SnO2 ultrafine nanoparticles34
Surface modification for improving the photoredox activity of CsPbBr3nanocrystals34
Antibacterial lignin-based nanoparticles and their use in composite materials34
MoS2and Janus (MoSSe) based 2D van der Waals heterostructures: emerging direct Z-scheme photocatalysts34
The toxicity of nanoparticles and their interaction with cells: an in vitro metabolomic perspective34
Direct Z-scheme α-MnO2@MnIn2S4 hierarchical photocatalysts with atomically defined junctions for improved photocatalytic activities34
Magneto-mechanical destruction of cancer-associated fibroblasts using ultra-small iron oxide nanoparticles and low frequency rotating magnetic fields34
Enhanced synthesis method of graphene oxide34
The construction of a dual direct Z-scheme NiAl LDH/g-C3N4/Ag3PO4 nanocomposite for enhanced photocatalytic oxygen and hydrogen evolution33
Controlling the flake size of bifunctional 2D WSe2 nanosheets as flexible binders and supercapacitor materials33
Anisotropic Rashba splitting in Pt-based Janus monolayers PtXY (X,Y = S, Se, or Te)33
Element-doped graphitic carbon nitride: confirmation of doped elements and applications33
The improved photocatalytic activity of highly expanded MoS2 under visible light emitting diodes32
Advances in wearable textile-based micro energy storage devices: structuring, application and perspective32
Black titania an emerging photocatalyst: review highlighting the synthesis techniques and photocatalytic activity for hydrogen generation32
Nanocrystalline silicon thin film growth and application for silicon heterojunction solar cells: a short review31
Enhancing photoelectrochemical water splitting with plasmonic Au nanoparticles31
3D graphene nanosheets from plastic waste for highly efficient HTM free perovskite solar cells31
Functional nano-systems for transdermal drug delivery and skin therapy31
Accessing local electron-beam induced temperature changes during in situ liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy31
Recent advances in nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems for rheumatoid arthritis treatment31
Biomolecular interactions of ultrasmall metallic nanoparticles and nanoclusters30
Continuous gas-phase synthesis of core–shell nanoparticles via surface segregation30
A nano interlayer spacing and rich defect 1T-MoS2 as cathode for superior performance aqueous zinc-ion batteries30
ECM-mimicking nanofibrous scaffold enriched with dual growth factor carrying nanoparticles for diabetic wound healing30
Sonochemical preparation of polymer–metal nanocomposites with catalytic and plasmonic properties30
Heterojunction-based photocatalytic nitrogen fixation: principles and current progress30
A comprehensive review of the current progresses and material advances in perovskite solar cells30
Self-assembled supramolecular artificial light-harvesting nanosystems: construction, modulation, and applications29
Evaluation of bactericidal potential and catalytic dye degradation of multiple morphology based chitosan/polyvinylpyrrolidone-doped bismuth oxide nanostructures29
Transition metal ion-doped In2O3nanocubes: investigation of their photocatalytic degradation activity under sunlight29
Bespoke nanostars: synthetic strategies, tactics, and uses of tailored branched gold nanoparticles29
Recent advances in phase change material based nanoplatforms for cancer therapy29
A review: research progress on the formation mechanism of porous anodic oxides28
Microfluidic synthesis of quantum dots and their applications in bio-sensing and bio-imaging28
Carbon-coated Fe3O4core–shell super-paramagnetic nanoparticle-based ferrofluid for heat transfer applications28
Nanotechnology from lab to industry – a look at current trends28
Inhaled antibiotic-loaded polymeric nanoparticles for the management of lower respiratory tract infections28
Mie theory and the dichroic effect for spherical gold nanoparticles: an experimental approach28
Recent advances in cathode engineering to enable reversible room-temperature aluminium–sulfur batteries28
Design principles of noble metal-free electrocatalysts for hydrogen production in alkaline media: combining theory and experiment27
Toward efficient dye degradation and the bactericidal behavior of Mo-doped La2O3 nanostructures27
Fe7Se8 encapsulated in N-doped carbon nanofibers as a stable anode material for sodium ion batteries27
Nanoparticles and bioorthogonal chemistry joining forces for improved biomedical applications27
Near infrared bioimaging and biosensing with semiconductor and rare-earth nanoparticles: recent developments in multifunctional nanomaterials27
Recent advances in redox-responsive nanoparticles for combined cancer therapy27
Rational design of bifunctional conjugated microporous polymers27
Nanoscopy for endosomal escape quantification27
A transfer learning approach for improved classification of carbon nanomaterials from TEM images27
Architectural design of core–shell nanotube systems based on aluminosilicate clay27
MoS2 nanoparticle/activated carbon composite as a dual-band material for absorbing microwaves26
Response of G protein-coupled receptor CED-1 in germline to polystyrene nanoparticles inCaenorhabditis elegans26
2-Dimensional layered molybdenum disulfide nanosheets and CTAB-assisted molybdenum disulfide nanoflower for high performance supercapacitor application26
Recent development of organic–inorganic hybrid photocatalysts for biomass conversion into hydrogen production26
Synthesis and applications of WO3 nanosheets: the importance of phase, stoichiometry, and aspect ratio26
Radio frequency heating and material processing using carbon susceptors26
Electrospun PVDF-based piezoelectric nanofibers: materials, structures, and applications26
Surface passivation of organometal halide perovskites by atomic layer deposition: an investigation of the mechanism of efficient inverted planar solar cells26
How gap distance between gold nanoparticles in dimers and trimers on metallic and non-metallic SERS substrates can impact signal enhancement25
Tailoring silver nanoclusters via doping: advances and opportunities25
Recent progress of ultra-narrow-bandgap polymer donors for NIR-absorbing organic solar cells25
On the myth of “red/near-IR carbon quantum dots” from thermal processing of specific colorless organic precursors25
Tunable magnetothermal properties of cobalt-doped magnetite–carboxymethylcellulose ferrofluids: smart nanoplatforms for potential magnetic hyperthermia applications in cancer therapy25
Plasmonic metal nanostructures with extremely small features: new effects, fabrication and applications25
Fabrication of a porous NiFeP/Ni electrode for highly efficient hydrazine oxidation boosted H2 evolution25
Micro- and nano-encapsulated metal and alloy-based phase-change materials for thermal energy storage25
Synergism of Co/Na in BiVO4 microstructures for visible-light driven degradation of toxic dyes in water25
Construction of polymeric carbon nitride and dibenzothiophene dioxide-based intramolecular donor–acceptor conjugated copolymers for photocatalytic H2 evolution25
Emulsion electrospinning of sodium alginate/poly(ε-caprolactone) core/shell nanofibers for biomedical applications25
Boosting hydrogen generation by anodic oxidation of iodide over Ni–Co(OH)2 nanosheet arrays25
A high-performance wearable pressure sensor based on an MXene/PVP composite nanofiber membrane for health monitoring25
Recent advances in biosensing approaches for point-of-care breast cancer diagnostics: challenges and future prospects25
Predictive high-throughput screening of PEGylated lipids in oligonucleotide-loaded lipid nanoparticles for neuronal gene silencing25
Inkjet printing of silver nanowires on flexible surfaces and methodologies to improve the conductivity and stability of the printed patterns24
Synthesis of high quality 2D carbide MXene flakes using a highly purified MAX precursor for ink applications24
Long-term effects of impurities on the particle size and optical emission of carbon dots24
Engineering functional natural polymer-based nanocomposite hydrogels for wound healing24
Tailoring the defects of sub-100 nm multipodal titanium nitride/oxynitride nanotubes for efficient water splitting performance24
Recent progress and future prospects of atomic layer deposition to prepare/modify solid-state electrolytes and interfaces between electrodes for next-generation lithium batteries24
Nickel–cobalt oxalate as an efficient non-precious electrocatalyst for an improved alkaline oxygen evolution reaction24
Microfluidic synthesis of protein-loaded nanogels in a coaxial flow reactor using a design of experiments approach24
Halogen bonding regulated functional nanomaterials24
Cooperative transport by flocking phototactic micromotors24
Surface ligand chemistry on quaternary Ag(InxGa1−x)S2 semiconductor quantum dots for improving photoluminescence properties24
Inverted perovskite solar cells with enhanced lifetime and thermal stability enabled by a metallic tantalum disulfide buffer layer24
Graphene based electrochemical immunosensor for the ultra-sensitive label free detection of Alzheimer's beta amyloid peptides Aβ(1–42)24
Recent progress in flexible micro-pressure sensors for wearable health monitoring24
Quantum dot photolithography using a quantum dot photoresist composed of an organic–inorganic hybrid coating layer24
Asymmetric polyhedron structured NiSe2@MoSe2 device for use as a supercapacitor24
A green-synthesized phosphorescent carbon dot composite for multilevel anti-counterfeiting23
Advances in micro and nanoengineered surfaces for enhancing boiling and condensation heat transfer: a review23
Cobalt doped titania-carbon nanosheets with induced oxygen vacancies for photocatalytic degradation of uranium complexes in radioactive wastes23
Thermal transport across wrinkles in few-layer graphene stacks23
PEDOT:PSS-glued MoO3nanowire network for all-solid-state flexible transparent supercapacitors23
Nanomagnetic tetraaza (N4 donor) macrocyclic Schiff base complex of copper(ii): synthesis, characterizations, and its catalytic application in Click reactions22
Multifaceted effects of milk-exosomes (Mi-Exo) as a modulator of scar-free wound healing22
Flexible polymeric nanosized micelles for ophthalmic drug delivery: research progress in the last three years22
Recent progress in sensing application of metal nanoarchitecture-enhanced fluorescence22
A reconfigurable hyperbolic metamaterial perfect absorber22
Chiroptical activity of Au13 clusters: experimental and theoretical understanding of the origin of helical charge movements22
Bottom-up synthesis of 2D layered high-entropy transition metal hydroxides22
Kinetics of nanoparticle uptake into and distribution in human cells22
Bimetallic nanocatalysts supported on graphitic carbon nitride for sustainable energy development: the shape-structure–activity relation22
A review of graphene derivative enhancers for perovskite solar cells22
Bi2O3 nano-flakes as a cost-effective antibacterial agent22
All-optical tunable slow-light based on an analogue of electromagnetically induced transparency in a hybrid metamaterial22
Stable lead-halide perovskite quantum dots as efficient visible light photocatalysts for organic transformations22
A power-triggered preparation strategy of nano-structured inorganics: sonosynthesis22
Antenna-coupled field-effect transistors as detectors for terahertz near-field microscopy22
Solution processed transparent anatase TiO2 nanoparticles/MoO3 nanostructures heterojunction: high performance self-powered UV detector for low-power and low-light applications21
Tuning the coalescence degree in the growth of Pt–Pd nanoalloys21
Recent progress in two-dimensional materials for terahertz protection21
Flame-retardant MXene/polyimide film with outstanding thermal and mechanical properties based on the secondary orientation strategy21
Porous hydrogen-bonded organic framework membranes for high-performance molecular separation21
An effective in vivo mitochondria-targeting nanocarrier combined with a π-extended porphyrin-type photosensitizer21
Versatile precursor-dependent copper sulfide nanoparticles as a multifunctional catalyst for the photocatalytic removal of water pollutants and the synthesis of aromatic aldehydes and NH-triazoles21
Fabrication of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) nanoparticles with fluorescent tracers for studies in mammalian cells21
Anisotropic silicon nanowire arrays fabricated by colloidal lithography21
Fe doped NiS nanosheet arrays grown on carbon fiber paper for a highly efficient electrocatalytic oxygen evolution reaction21
Immuno-chromatic probe based lateral flow assay for point-of-care detection of Japanese encephalitis virus NS1 protein biomarker in clinical samples using a smartphone-based approach21
Machine learning methods for multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) genotoxicity prediction21
A conjugated 2D covalent organic framework as a drug delivery vehicle towards triple negative breast cancer malignancy21
3D hierarchically porous magnetic molybdenum trioxide@gold nanospheres as a nanogap-enhanced Raman scattering biosensor for SARS-CoV-221
Structure-engineering of core–shell ZnCo2O4@NiO composites for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors21
All-lignin converted graphene quantum dot/graphene nanosheet hetero-junction for high-rate and boosted specific capacitance supercapacitors21
Atomic-level flatness on oxygen-free copper surface in lapping and chemical mechanical polishing21
Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of NH3decomposition on Ru(0001), Ru(111) and Ir(111) surfaces21
One-pot construction of robust BiOCl/ZnO p–n heterojunctions with semi-coherent interfaces toward improving charge separation for photodegradation enhancement21
A light-fostered supercapacitor performance of multi-layered ReS2 grown on conducting substrates21
Isolation and characterization of extracellular vesicles for clinical applications in cancer – time for standardization?21
NIR luminescence lifetime nanothermometry based on phonon assisted Yb3+–Nd3+energy transfer21
The fragmentation mechanism of gold nanoparticles in water under femtosecond laser irradiation21
pH-responsive hollow Fe–gallic acid coordination polymer for multimodal synergistic-therapy and MRI of cancer21
Tuning oxygen-containing functional groups of graphene for supercapacitors with high stability20
A mesoporous ternary transition metal oxide nanoparticle composite for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitor devices with high specific energy20
A review of metal–organic framework (MOF) materials as an effective photocatalyst for degradation of organic pollutants20
Recent advancements in zero- to three-dimensional carbon networks with a two-dimensional electrode material for high-performance supercapacitors20
A new strategy for large-scale synthesis of Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3 nanowires and their application in piezocatalytic degradation20
Flexible SERS substrate of silver nanoparticles on cotton swabs for rapid in situ detection of melamine20
Recent advances in the biomedical applications of black phosphorus quantum dots20
Recent progress on kinetic control of chemical vapor deposition growth of high-quality wafer-scale transition metal dichalcogenides20
Composition and properties of RF-sputter deposited titanium dioxide thin films20
Enhanced luminescence/photodetecting bifunctional devices based on ZnO:Ga microwire/p-Si heterojunction by incorporating Ag nanowires20
Non-volatile conductive gels made from deep eutectic solvents and oxidised cellulose nanofibrils19
Self-assembled dipeptide based fluorescent nanoparticles as a platform for developing cellular imaging probes and targeted drug delivery chaperones19
Rare earth metal (Sm)-doped NiMnO3 nanostructures for highly competent alkaline oxygen evolution reaction19
Improved performance of lithium–sulfur batteries by employing a sulfonated carbon nanoparticle-modified glass fiber separator19
Assessing the parameters modulating optical losses of iron oxide nanoparticles under near infrared irradiation19
CdS decorated MnWO4 nanorod nanoheterostructures: a new 0D–1D hybrid system for enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production under natural sunlight19
Understanding nano-engineered particle–cell interactions: biological insights from mathematical models19
Pd/Ni-metal–organic framework-derived porous carbon nanosheets for efficient CO oxidation over a wide pH range19
Enhancing the mechanical strength and toughness of epoxy resins with linear POSS nano-modifiers19
1T-CrO2monolayer: a high-temperature Dirac half-metal for high-speed spintronics19
Gold nanoparticle shape dependence of colloidal stability domains19
Surface basicity mediated rapid and selective adsorptive removal of Congo red over nanocrystalline mesoporous CeO219
Ultrafine Ru nanoclusters supported on N/S doped macroporous carbon spheres for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction19
Metal–organic framework combined with CaO2 nanoparticles for enhanced and targeted photodynamic therapy19
A highly efficient broadband multi-functional metaplate18
Biotechnological synthesis of Pd-based nanoparticle catalysts18
Dynamic interactions and intracellular fate of label-free, thin graphene oxide sheets within mammalian cells: role of lateral sheet size18
Recent advanced development of metal-loaded mesoporous organosilicas as catalytic nanoreactors18
Vapor–solid–solid growth dynamics in GaAs nanowires18
Photoluminescence investigations of sulfur quantum dots synthesized by a bubbling-assisted strategy18
Doping-free bandgap tunability in Fe2O3 nanostructured films18
NiCo2O4 nanoparticles inlaid on sulphur and nitrogen doped and co-doped rGO sheets as efficient electrocatalysts for the oxygen evolution and methanol oxidation reactions18
Thermal conductivity measurements of thin films by non-contact scanning thermal microscopy under ambient conditions18
A novel zinc sulfide impregnated carbon composite derived from zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 for sodium-ion hybrid solid-state flexible capacitors18
Terahertz chiral sensing and magneto-optical enhancement for ferromagnetic nanofluids in the chiral metasurface18
High-rate transition metal-based cathode materials for battery-supercapacitor hybrid devices18
Novel insights into nanomaterials for immunomodulatory bone regeneration18
Simple and rapid gas sensing using a single-walled carbon nanotube field-effect transistor-based logic inverter18
Controlled growth of ultrafine metal nanoparticles mediated by solid supports18
Facile transfer of surface plasmon electrons of Au-NPs to Zn3V2O8surfaces: a case study of sunlight driven H2generation from water splitting18
High-efficiency and high-resolution patterned quantum dot light emitting diodes by electrohydrodynamic printing17
Investigating the remediation potential of iron oxide nanoparticles in Cu-polluted soil–plant systems: coupled geochemical, geophysical and biological approaches17
Hybrid chemoenzymatic heterogeneous catalyst prepared in one step from zeolite nanocrystals and enzyme–polyelectrolyte complexes17
Carbon dots versus nano-carbon/organic hybrids – dramatically different behaviors in fluorescence sensing of metal cations with structural and mechanistic implications17
Optical separation and discrimination of chiral particles by vector beams with orbital angular momentum17
A stable LaB6 nanoneedle field-emission point electron source17