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Nature Nanotechnology Contents June 2018 Volume 13 Number 6 pp435-523

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Research Highlights
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Research Highlights


Selectivity in one click    p436
Alberto Moscatelli

Spinning the spin    p436
Benjamin Heinrich

Memory mille feuille    p436
Olga Bubnova

Diagnose lithium battery    p436
Wenjie Sun

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Nature-inspired sensors    pp437 - 438
Wolfgang Fink

Magnetizing semiconductors with light    pp438 - 439
Vassilios Kapaklis

Translation–rotation–translation interconversions    pp439 - 440
Zhisong Wang

Robotic assembly of artificial nanomaterials    pp441 - 442
Riccardo Frisenda & Andres Castellanos-Gomez

Confining light to the atomic scale    pp442 - 443
Alberto G. Curto & Jaime Gómez Rivas

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Borophene as a prototype for synthetic 2D materials development    pp444 - 450
Andrew J. Mannix, Zhuhua Zhang, Nathan P. Guisinger, Boris I. Yakobson & Mark C. Hersam

This Perspective discusses recent progress and future opportunities for borophene research.




Experimental observation of chiral magnetic bobbers in B20-type FeGe    pp451 - 455
Fengshan Zheng, Filipp N. Rybakov, Aleksandr B. Borisov, Dongsheng Song, Shasha Wang et al.

Electron holography enables direct experimental verification of the existence of chiral bobbers in thin films of chiral magnets.


2D matrix engineering for homogeneous quantum dot coupling in photovoltaic solids    pp456 - 462
Jixian Xu, Oleksandr Voznyy, Mengxia Liu, Ahmad R. Kirmani, Grant Walters et al.

A new matrix engineering strategy enables improvements of CQD solar cell efficiency via considerable enhancement of the photocarrier diffusion length.


Plasmon-induced carrier polarization in semiconductor nanocrystals    pp463 - 467
Penghui Yin, Yi Tan, Hanbing Fang, Manu Hegde & Pavle V. Radovanovic

Cyclotron plasmonic modes can be used to induce carrier polarization in doped semiconductors.


Transport of hydrogen isotopes through interlayer spacing in van der Waals crystals    pp468 - 472
S. Hu, K. Gopinadhan, A. Rakowski, M. Neek-Amal, T. Heine et al.

The van der Waals gaps in h-BN and MoS2 provide quantum confinement effects at ambient temperature, dominating the entry barriers of protons and deuterons.


Calcium-dependent molecular fMRI using a magnetic nanosensor    pp473 - 477
Satoshi Okada, Benjamin B. Bartelle, Nan Li, Vincent Breton-Provencher, Jiyoung J. Lee et al.

Protein-actuated clustering of magnetic nanoparticles enables MRI-based measurement of extracellular calcium ion dynamics in the living rodent brain.


Superparamagnetic nickel colloidal nanocrystal clusters with antibacterial activity and bacteria binding ability    pp478 - 482
Bo Peng, Xinglin Zhang, Dirk G. A. L. Aarts & Roel P. A. Dullens

Monodispersed superparamagnetic nickel colloidal nanocrystal clusters synthesized by pyrolysis can capture bacteria and bacterial spores and simultaneously exert antimicrobial activity.




Tunnelling spectroscopy of gate-induced superconductivity in MoS2    pp483 - 488
Davide Costanzo, Haijing Zhang, Bojja Aditya Reddy, Helmuth Berger & Alberto F. Morpurgo

Scanning tunnelling spectroscopy of MoS2 provides insight into the nature of superconductivity in this 2D material.


Highly efficient solar vapour generation via hierarchically nanostructured gels    pp489 - 495
Fei Zhao, Xingyi Zhou, Ye Shi, Xin Qian, Megan Alexander et al.

Effective energy confinement via tailored water transport in hierarchical nanostructured gels enables highly efficient solar vapour generation.


A bio-hybrid DNA rotor–stator nanoengine that moves along predefined tracks    pp496 - 503
Julián Valero, Nibedita Pal, Soma Dhakal, Nils G. Walter & Michael Famulok

The DNA nanoengine constitutes a chemical energy-driven unidirectional rotor that directionally walks along a predefined multistep track.


Non-invasive, transdermal, path-selective and specific glucose monitoring via a graphene-based platform    pp504 - 511
Luca Lipani, Bertrand G. R. Dupont, Floriant Doungmene, Frank Marken, Rex M. Tyrrell et al.

A non-invasive, transdermal monitor extracts and detects glucose from the interstitial fluid through individual, privileged, follicular pathways in the skin accessible via a miniaturized, graphene-supported pixel array.


Multifunctional biophotonic nanostructures inspired by the longtail glasswing butterfly for medical devices    pp512 - 519
Vinayak Narasimhan, Radwanul Hasan Siddique, Jeong Oen Lee, Shailabh Kumar, Blaise Ndjamen et al.

A nanostructured membrane inspired by transparent butterfly wings is used for intraocular pressure sensing in vivo.


Amendments & Corrections


Publisher Correction: Tunnelling spectroscopy of gate-induced superconductivity in MoS2    p520
Davide Costanzo, Haijing Zhang, Bojja Aditya Reddy, Helmuth Berger & Alberto F. Morpurgo

Publisher Correction: Quantum engineering of transistors based on 2D materials heterostructures    p520
Giuseppe Iannaccone, Francesco Bonaccorso, Luigi Colombo & Gianluca Fiori

Publisher Correction: 2D MoS2 as an efficient protective layer for lithium metal anodes in high-performance Li–S batteries    p521
Eunho Cha, Mumukshu D. Patel, Juhong Park, Jeongwoon Hwang, Vish Prasad et al.

In the Classroom


From scientist to editor    pp522 - 523
Kostya S. Novoselov & Fabio Pulizzi

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