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  1. Herein, the ferrocene redox indicator-based surface film characteristics of spinel lithium manganese oxide (LMO) were evaluated. The pre-cycling of spinel LMO generated a film on the LMO surface. The surface f...

    Authors: Hyun-seung Kim, Jin Hyuk Yang, Ji Woo Han, Le Thi Thao, Ji Heon Ryu, Seung M. Oh and Ki Jae Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:21

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  2. The last two decades have witnessed explosive growth in the field of nanoengineering and nanomedicine. In particular, engineered nanoparticles have garnered great attention due to their potential to enable new...

    Authors: Shawn Kang, Sunghee Estelle Park and Dan Dongeun Huh

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:20

    Content type: Review

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  3. Filamin A (FLNa) belongs to an actin-binding protein family in binding and cross-linking actin filaments into a three-dimensional structure. However, little attention has been given to its mechanobiological ro...

    Authors: Abdurazak Aman Ketebo, Chanyong Park, Jaewon Kim, Myeongjun Jun and Sungsu Park

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:19

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  4. A rechargeable lithium–oxygen battery (LOB) operates via the electrochemical formation and decomposition of solid-state Li2O2 on the cathode. The rational design of the cathode nanoarchitectures is thus required ...

    Authors: Yeongsu Kim, Jonghyeok Yun, Hyun-Seop Shin, Kyu-Nam Jung and Jong-Won Lee

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:17

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  5. In the study reported herein, silver-coated copper (Ag/Cu) powder was modified with alkanethiols featuring alkyl chains of different lengths, namely butyl, octyl, and dodecyl, to improve its thermal stability....

    Authors: Tae Hyeong Kim, Hyeji Kim, Hyo Jun Jang, Nara Lee, Kwang Hyun Nam, Dae-won Chung and Seunghyun Lee

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:15

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  6. Two-dimensional MXene-based materials are potential of presenting unique catalytic performances of electrocatalytic reactions. The surface functionalization of MXene-based catalysts is attractive for developin...

    Authors: Yu Ding, Junbo Zhang, Anxiang Guan, Qihao Wang, Si Li, Abdullah M. Al-Enizi, Linping Qian, Lijuan Zhang and Gengfeng Zheng

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:14

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  7. Liquid biopsy is considered as the most attractive alternative to traditional tissue biopsies. The major advantages of this approach lie in the non-invasive procedure, the rapidness of sample collection and th...

    Authors: Despina P. Kalogianni

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:13

    Content type: Review

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  8. Recent developments of organoids engineering and organ-on-a-chip microfluidic technologies have enabled the recapitulation of the major functions and architectures of microscale human tissue, including tumor p...

    Authors: Jungeun Lim, Hanna Ching, Jeong-Kee Yoon, Noo Li Jeon and YongTae Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:12

    Content type: Review

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  9. Two-dimensional MoS2 film can grow on oxide substrates including Al2O3 and SiO2. However, it cannot grow usually on non-oxide substrates such as a bare Si wafer using chemical vapor deposition. To address this is...

    Authors: Woonbae Sohn, Ki Chang Kwon, Jun Min Suh, Tae Hyung Lee, Kwang Chul Roh and Ho Won Jang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:11

    Content type: Communication

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  10. Iron-based nanoparticles, which could elicit ferroptosis, is becoming a promising new way to inhibit tumor cell growth. Notably, ultrasmall iron oxide nanoparticles (USIONPs) have been found to upregulate the ...

    Authors: Jian Wen, Hanren Chen, Zhongyu Ren, Peng Zhang, Jianjiao Chen and Shulian Jiang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:10

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  11. Nano-sized hematite (α-Fe2O3) is not well suited for magnetic heating via an alternating magnetic field (AMF) because it is not superparamagnetic—at its best, it is weakly ferromagnetic. However, manipulating the...

    Authors: Camilah D. Powell, Amanda W. Lounsbury, Zachary S. Fishman, Christian L. Coonrod, Miranda J. Gallagher, Dino Villagran, Julie B. Zimmerman, Lisa D. Pfefferle and Michael S. Wong

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:8

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  12. If generated from water using renewable energy, hydrogen could serve as a carbon-zero, environmentally benign fuel to meet the needs of modern society. Photoelectrochemical cells integrate the absorption and c...

    Authors: Benjamin D. Sherman, Nelli Klinova McMillan, Debora Willinger and Gyu Leem

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:7

    Content type: Review

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  13. Biomass has incredible potential as an alternative to fossil fuels for energy production that is sustainable for the future of humanity. Hydrogen evolution from photocatalytic biomass conversion not only produ...

    Authors: Kayla Alicia Davis, Sunghoon Yoo, Eric W. Shuler, Benjamin D. Sherman, Seunghyun Lee and Gyu Leem

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:6

    Content type: Review

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  14. MXenes have recently been recognized as potential materials based on their unique physical and chemical characteristics. The widely growing family of MXenes is rapidly expanding their application domains since...

    Authors: Mawada Mohammed Tunesi, Razium Ali Soomro, Xi Han, Qizhen Zhu, Yi Wei and Bin Xu

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:5

    Content type: Review

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  15. Hepatic fibrosis is a foreshadowing of future adverse events like liver cirrhosis, liver failure, and cancer. Hepatic stellate cell activation is the main event of liver fibrosis, which results in excessive ex...

    Authors: Hafiz Muhammad Umer Farooqi, Bohye Kang, Muhammad Asad Ullah Khalid, Abdul Rahim Chethikkattuveli Salih, Kinam Hyun, Sung Hyuk Park, Dongeun Huh and Kyung Hyun Choi

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:3

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  16. Compared with traditional lead-acid batteries, nickel–cadmium batteries and nickel-hydrogen batteries, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are much more environmentally friendly and much higher energy density. Beside...

    Authors: Jingnan Feng, Li Wang, Yijun Chen, Peiyu Wang, Hanrui Zhang and Xiangming He

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:2

    Content type: Review

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  17. In recent years, we are witnessing a substantially growing scientific interest in MOFs and their derived materials in the field of electrocatalysis. MOFs acting as a self-sacrificing template offer various adv...

    Authors: Chanderpratap Singh, Subhabrata Mukhopadhyay and Idan Hod

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:1

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  18. Dopamine is a key neurotransmitter that plays essential roles in the central nervous system, including motor control, motivation, arousal, and reward. Thus, abnormal levels of dopamine directly cause several n...

    Authors: Yeon-Woo Cho, Joon-Ha Park, Kwang-Ho Lee, Taek Lee, Zhengtang Luo and Tae-Hyung Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:40

    Content type: Review

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  19. In this study, an electrochemical biosensor composed of a horseradish peroxidase (HRP)-encapsulated protein nanoparticles (HEPNP) was fabricated for the sensitive and selective detection of H2O2. The HEPNP has a ...

    Authors: Jeong-Hyeop Shin, Myeong-Jun Lee, Jin-Ha Choi, Ji-ae Song, Tae-Hwan Kim and Byung-Keun Oh

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:39

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  20. Upper gastrointestinal (GI) carcinomas are characterized as one of the deadliest cancer types with the highest recurrence rates. Their treatment is challenging due to late diagnosis, early metastasis formation...

    Authors: Julia Salapa, Allison Bushman, Kevin Lowe and Joseph Irudayaraj

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:38

    Content type: Review

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  21. Water is a significant natural resource for humans. As such, wastewater containing heavy metals is seen as a grave problem for the environment. Currently, adsorption is one of the common methods used for both ...

    Authors: Thi Sinh Vo, Muhammad Mohsin Hossain, Hyung Mo Jeong and Kyunghoon Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:36

    Content type: Review

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  22. Cell therapy based on human adipose derived stem cells (hADSCs) is a known potential therapeutic approach to induce angiogenesis in ischemic diseases. However, the therapeutic efficacy of direct hADSC injectio...

    Authors: Yeong Hwan Kim, Euiyoung Jung, Gwang-Bum Im, Yu-Jin Kim, Sung-Won Kim, Gun-Jae Jeong, Young Charles Jang, Kyung Min Park, Dong-Ik Kim, Taekyung Yu and Suk Ho Bhang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:34

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  23. The Printed Electronics (PE) is expected to revolutionise the way electronics will be manufactured in the future. Building on the achievements of the traditional printing industry, and the recent advances in f...

    Authors: Abhishek Singh Dahiya, Dhayalan Shakthivel, Yogeenth Kumaresan, Ayoub Zumeit, Adamos Christou and Ravinder Dahiya

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:33

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  24. Traditional transparent conducting oxides (TCOs) have been widely used for various optoelectronic applications, but have the trade-off between conductivity and transmittance. Recently, perovskite oxides, with ...

    Authors: Haiying He, Zhihao Yang, Yonghang Xu, Andrew T. Smith, Guangguang Yang and Luyi Sun

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:32

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  25. This paper presents a straightforward, low-cost, and effective integration process for the fabrication of membrane gate thin film transistors (TFTs) with an air gap. The membrane gate TFT with an air gap can b...

    Authors: An Hoang-Thuy Nguyen, Manh-Cuong Nguyen, Seongyong Cho, Anh-Duy Nguyen, Hyewon Kim, Yeongcheol Seok, Jiyeon Yoon and Rino Choi

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:31

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  26. One of the major obstacles to successful chemotherapy is multi-drug resistance (MDR). A multi-drug resistant cancerous cell abnormally overexpresses membrane transporters that pump anticancer drugs out of the ...

    Authors: Doyeon Kim, Suhyun Park, Hongkeun Yoo, Suhyeon Park, Jeewon Kim, Kyuhee Yum, Kwangmeyung Kim and Hyuncheol Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:30

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  27. The noninvasive early detection of biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is essential for the development of specific treatment strategies. This paper proposes an advanced method for fabricating highly order...

    Authors: Yoo Min Park, Junhyoung Ahn, Young Sun Choi, Jae-Min Jeong, Seok Jae Lee, Jae Jong Lee, Bong Gill Choi and Kyoung G. Lee

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:29

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  28. InGaAs-based photodetectors have been generally used for detection in the short-wave infrared (SWIR) region. However, the epitaxial process used to grow these materials is expensive; therefore, InGaAs-based ph...

    Authors: Jin-Beom Kwon, Sae-Wan Kim, Byoung-Ho Kang, Se-Hyuk Yeom, Wang-Hoon Lee, Dae-Hyuk Kwon, Jae-Sung Lee and Shin-Won Kang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:28

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  29. Owing to the unique structural characteristics as well as outstanding physio–chemical and electrical properties, graphene enables significant enhancement with the performance of electrospun nanofibers, leading...

    Authors: Adel Mohammed Al-Dhahebi, Subash Chandra Bose Gopinath and Mohamed Shuaib Mohamed Saheed

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:27

    Content type: Review

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  30. We have developed the low-temperature conformal ZnO nanowire fabrication on flexible plastic substrates by utilizing the solution-processible metal seed-assisted hydrothermal ZnO crystallization. Structural ev...

    Authors: Kangeun Yoo, Wonseok Lee, Kyungnam Kang, Inhwan Kim, Daehun Kang, Dong Kyo Oh, Min Cheol Kim, Hyunsik Choi, Kwangjun Kim, Minwook Kim, Jeong Dae Kim, Inkyu Park and Jong G. Ok

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:24

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  31. Lithium (Li) metal is a promising anode for high-performance secondary lithium batteries with high energy density due to its highest theoretical specific capacity and lowest electrochemical potential among ano...

    Authors: Suogang Guo, Li Wang, Yuhong Jin, Nan Piao, Zonghai Chen, Guangyu Tian, Jiangang Li, Chenchen Zhao and Xiangming He

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:21

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  32. Among the number of hyperthermia materials, magnetic nanoparticles have received much attention. In this work, we studied the heating characteristics of uniform Fe@Fe3O4 core–shell nanoparticle under near-infrare...

    Authors: Changhyuk Koo, Hwichan Hong, Pyung Won Im, Hoonsub Kim, Chaedong Lee, Xuanzhen Jin, Bingyi Yan, Wooseung Lee, Hyung-Jun Im, Sun Ha Paek and Yuanzhe Piao

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:20

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  33. In this work, the measured electrical characteristics of a fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FDSOI) device and fin-shaped field-effect transistor (FinFET), whose gate electrode is connected in series to the...

    Authors: Chankeun Yoon, Seungjun Moon and Changhwan Shin

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:19

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  34. Optical metamaterials consist of artificially engineered structures exhibiting unprecedented optical properties beyond natural materials. Optical metamaterials offer many novel functionalities, such as super-r...

    Authors: Yixin Chen, Bin Ai and Zi Jing Wong

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:18

    Content type: Review

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  35. Iron oxide nanoparticles (IONs) are frequently used in various biomedical applications, in particular as magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents in liver imaging. Indeed, number of IONs have been withdrawn ...

    Authors: Kateryna Levada, Stanislav Pshenichnikov, Alexander Omelyanchik, Valeria Rodionova, Aleksey Nikitin, Alexander Savchenko, Igor Schetinin, Dmitry Zhukov, Maxim Abakumov, Alexander Majouga, Mariia Lunova, Milan Jirsa, Barbora Smolková, Mariia Uzhytchak, Alexandr Dejneka and Oleg Lunov

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:17

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  36. Manganese oxide (MnO) nanocubes were fabricated and their surface were modified by ligand encapsulation or ligand exchange, to render them water-soluble. And then, MnO formed the hollow structure by etching us...

    Authors: Aastha Kukreja, Byunghoon Kang, Seungmin Han, Moo-Kwang Shin, Hye Young Son, Yuna Choi, Eun-Kyung Lim, Yong-Min Huh and Seungjoo Haam

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:16

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  37. Construction of a fast, easy and sensitive neurotransmitters-based sensor could provide a promising way for the diagnosis of neurological diseases, leading to the discovery of more effective treatment methods....

    Authors: Mahmoud A. Hussein, Waleed A. El-Said, Bahaa M. Abu-Zied and Jeong-Woo Choi

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:15

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  38. ZnO nanoparticles are widely used in biological, chemical, and medical fields, but their toxicity impedes their wide application. In this study, pristine ZnO NPs (~ 7 nm; ~ 18 nm; ~ 49 nm) and lipid-coated ZnO...

    Authors: Dingding Cao, Xugang Shu, Dandan Zhu, Shengli Liang, Murtaza Hasan and Sheng Gong

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:14

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  39. This work reports on a rapid diagnostic platform for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum lactate dehydrogenase (PfLDH), a representative malaria biomarker, using a microfluidic microplate-based immunoassay. In...

    Authors: Wang Sik Lee, Taejoon Kang, Kyung Jin Kwak, Kyoungsook Park, So Yeon Yi, Ui Jin Lee, Yong Beom Shin and Jinyoung Jeong

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:13

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