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Volume 6, Number 2 (April 2016) pp.101-209

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Fabrication of superhydrophobic surface with superior anticorrosion and great mechanical
stability on AA7075 Al alloy via a convenient and efficient approach

Ming-Kai Tang, Xing-Jiu Huang, Xue-Wu Li, Ze-Yin Huang, Shi-Ming Zhang, and Qiao-Xin Zhang
Mater. Express 6, 101-115 (2016)
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Investigation of dendritic mesoporous silica nanoparticles for cytosine-phosphate-
guanosine oligodeoxynucleotide delivery

Yi Xu, Yufang Zhu, Xianglan Li, Hiromi Morita, and Nobutaka Hanagata
Mater. Express 6, 116-126 (2016)
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Electrophoretic deposition of sol-gel coating comprising alumina and boehmite for
organic-inorganic hybrid film

Hee Jeong Park, Doo Hwan Kim, Younghee Kim, and Hyung Mi Lim
Mater. Express 6, 127-136 (2016)
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Photocatalytic degradation of remazol brilliant orange 3R using wet-chemically prepared
CdO-ZnO nanofibers for environmental remediation

Mohammed M. Rahman, Abdullah M. Asiri, Tamer E. Youssef, and Hadi M. Marwani
Mater. Express 6, 137-148 (2016)
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Anomalous dielectric constant and AC conductivity in mixed transition-metal-ion
xFe2O3-(20-x)MnO2-80TeO2 glass system

Rosdiyana Hisam, Ahmad Kamal Yahya, Halimah Mohamed Kamari, Zainal Abidin Talib, and Ri Hanum Yahaya Subban
Mater. Express 6, 149-160 (2016)
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Enhanced photocatalytic activity of MoO3-supported SnO2 composite synthesized by a
wet chemical method

S. V. Prabhakar Vattikuti, Young-Jin Baik, and Chan Byon
Mater. Express 6, 161-174 (2016)
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Determination of bimodal size distribution using dynamic light scattering methods
in the submicrometer size range

Haruhisa Kato, Ayako Nakamura, Naoko Ouchi, and Shinichi Kinugasa
Mater. Express 6, 175-182 (2016)
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CO2 separation from air using microporous polyvinylidene fluoride-supported
triethylene glycol/alkanolamine liquid membranes

Jinlong Li, Tingting Zhao, Guozhe Sui, and Shuaiqiang Jia
Mater. Express 6, 183-190 (2016)
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Novel volatile organic compound (VOC) sensor based on Ag-decorated porous
single-crystalline ZnO nanosheets

Yufeng Sun, Sheng Ge, Huanhuan Huang, Hanxiong Zheng, Zhen Jin, Jianhua Shan, Cuiping Gu, Xingjiu Huang,
and Fanli Meng

Mater. Express 6, 191-197 (2016)
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High mobility top gated field-effect transistors and integrated circuits based on chemical
vapor deposition-derived monolayer MoS2

Dianzhong Wu, Zhiyong Zhang, Danhui Lv, Guoli Yin, Zhijian Peng, and Chuanhong Jin
Mater. Express 6, 198-204 (2016)
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Temperature dependent current-voltage curves study of GaN-based blue light-emitting diode
Mingsheng Xu, Qi Mu, Longfei Xiao, Quanbin Zhou, Hong Wang, Ziwu Ji, and Xiangang Xu
Mater. Express 6, 205-209 (2016)
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Volume 6, Number 1 (February 2016) pp.1-99

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Preparation and photocatalytic performance of a Pr-SiO2-TiO2 nanocomposite for
degradation of aqueous dye wastewater

Guozhe Sui, Jinlong Li, Tao Liu, Tingting Zhao, Zhenli Hao, Deshuai Zhen, Jun Lv, Lihua Jia, and Tao Jing
Mater. Express 6, 1-9 (2016)
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Fabrication of micro- and nano-scale hierarchical structures on Al surface with
enhanced wettability, anti-corrosion and wear resistance

Xuewu Li, Ben Li, Qiaoxin Zhang, Tian Shi, Jingui Yu, Mingkai Tang, and Xingjiu Huang
Mater. Express 6, 10-18 (2016)
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Fluorine substituted thienyl-quinoxaline copolymer to reduce the highest occupied molecular
orbit level and increase open-circuit voltage for organic solar cells

Bowen Gao, Jing Meng, Xingtian Yin, Yucheng He, and Wenxiu Que
Mater. Express 6, 19-27 (2016)
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Study of thermal and optical properties of epoxy/organically modified silicate hybrids
Kuo-Hui Wu, Ken-Fa Cheng, Chung-Ren Wang, Cheng-Chien Yang, and Yew-Shyang Lai
Mater. Express 6, 28-36 (2016)
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Luminescence properties and energy transfer in K2MgSiO4:Ce3+, Tb3+ as a green phosphor
Yufei Xia, Jian Chen, Yan-Gai Liu, Lefu Mei, Zhaohui Huang, and Minghao Fang
Mater. Express 6, 37-44 (2016)
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Simulation of tunable metamaterial perfect absorber by modulating Bi2Se3 dielectric function
Tun Cao, Shuai Wang, and Chen Wei Wei
Mater. Express 6, 45-52 (2016)
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Preparation and infrared/millimeter wave attenuation properties of magnetic expanded
graphite by explosive combustion

Wei-Che Hung, Ken-Fa Cheng, Chin-Hsiang Lan, Yin-Chiung Chang, and Kuo-Hui Wu
Mater. Express 6, 53-60 (2016)
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Anatomy of high recyclability of graphene oxide based palladium nanocomposites
in the Sonogashira reaction: On the nature of the catalyst deactivation

Bo-Hyun Kim, Soul-Hee Lee, Sang-Wook Han, Seokhoon Ahn, Jaegeun Noh, and Joon B. Park
Mater. Express 6, 61-68 (2016)
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Thermal annealing of graphene to remove polymer residues
Youngkun Ahn, Jungyoon Kim, Shraddha Ganorkar, Young-Hwan Kim, and Seong-Il Kim
Mater. Express 6, 69-76 (2016)
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Surface-enhanced Raman scattering based on colloidal Ag nanoparticles for quantitative
detection of cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide

Hailong Duan, Lihua Jia, Meng Chen, Shifeng Ge, and Xiangfeng Guo
Mater. Express 6, 77-82 (2016)
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A novel density-controlled growth of vertical polyaniline nanowire arrays using
diblock copolymer as a template

Xihong Zu, Zheng Zhang, Guobin Yi, Yulin Deng, Hailiang Huang, Benbin Zhong, Cui Wang, Hongsheng Luo,
and Huan Wang

Mater. Express 6, 83-87 (2016)
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Self-assembly of achiral monomer into left-handed helical polyanthracene nanofibers
Bing Han, Fangping Shen, Hong Su, Xin Zhang, Yang Shen, and Ting Zhang
Mater. Express 6, 88-92 (2016)
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Effect of Dy2O3 intergranular addition on microstructure and magnetic properties of
(Nd, Dy)-Fe-B sintered magnets

Tianyu Ma, Xuejiao Wang, Cui Gao, Xiaolian Liu, Liping Liang, Chen Wu, and Mi Yan
Mater. Express 6, 93-99 (2016)
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