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Advanced Materials Top 40 for June 27, 2012

Advanced Materials Top 40

Eight new papers in the Top 10 this week, including super-stretchable carbon ropes and a new molecule for high-efficiency solar cells.

Eight papers entered the Top 10 this week, with Gui Bazan and Thuc-Quyen Nguyen’s communication describing a new small molecule for high-efficiency solar cells, p-DTS(FBTTh2)2 back in the number one spot.

Coming in at number 4 is “Super-Stretchable Spring-Like Carbon Nanotube Ropes” by Yibin Li, Anyuan Cao, and colleagues, with their cover also in the top 10 at number 9. These ropes are made by twist-spinning single-walled nanotube films to form closely arranged loops with long-distance order. The nanotube ropes have spring constants comparable to conventional steel and can sustain very large tensile strains (up to 285%) without structural failure by loop separation and straightening.

Rank Article Position last week Change Weeks in the Top 40
1 Non-Basic High-Performance Molecules for Solution-Processed Organic Solar Cells 13 +12 3 Tweet
2 Improving the Ordering and Photovoltaic Properties by Extending pi-Conjugated Area of Electron-D 1 Tweet
3 Novel Highly Conductive and Transparent Graphene-Based Conductors 29 +26 4 Tweet
4 Super-Stretchable Spring-Like Carbon Nanotube Ropes 7 +3 4 Tweet
5 Graphene and Graphene Oxide: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications 16 +11 7 Tweet
6 Oxide Semiconductor Thin-Film Transistors: A Review of Recent Advances 21 +15 7 Tweet
7 Nanotransfer Printing with sub–10 nm Resolution Realized using Directed Self-Assembly 13 +12 1 Tweet
8 Thiazole-Based Organic Semiconductors for Organic Electronics 2 –6 2 Tweet
9 Carbon Nanotubes: Super-Stretchable Spring-Like Carbon Nanotube Ropes (Adv. Mater. 21/2012) 1 Tweet
10 Flexible Nanocomposite Generator Made of BaTiO3 Nanoparticles and Graphitic Carbons 1 Tweet
11 ZnO Hollow Spheres with Double-Yolk Egg Structure for High-Performance Photocatalysts and Photod 1 Tweet
12 Dual Plasmonic Nanostructures for High Performance Inverted Organic Solar Cells 40 +28 7 Tweet
13 Whitesides’ Group: Writing a Paper 28 +15 7 Tweet
14 Highly pi-Extended Copolymers with Diketopyrrolopyrrole Moieties for High-Performance Field-Ef 1 –13 2 Tweet
15 Electrostatically Self-Assembled Nonconjugated Polyelectrolytes as an Ideal Interfacial Layer for 1 Tweet
16 Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Biocompatibility and Drug Delivery 33 +17 7 Tweet
17 Substrate-Free Fabrication of Self-Supporting ZnO Nanowire Arrays 5 –12 2 Tweet
18 Near-Infrared Light-Responsive Intracellular Drug and siRNA Release Using Au Nanoensembles with 1 Tweet
19 Graphene-Confined Sn Nanosheets with Enhanced Lithium Storage Capability 30 +11 3 Tweet
20 Emerging Applications of Atomic Layer Deposition for Lithium-Ion Battery Studies 3 –17 2 Tweet
21 On-Demand Separation of Oil-Water Mixtures 4 –17 2 Tweet
22 Microcontact Printing of Ultrahigh Density Gold Nanoparticle Monolayer for Flexible Flash Memories 1 Tweet
23 Solution-Processable Pyrite FeS2 Nanocrystals for the Fabrication of Heterojunction Photodiodes wi 1 Tweet
24 Aerographite: Ultra Lightweight, Flexible Nanowall, Carbon Microtube Material with Outstanding Mecha 6 –18 2 Tweet
25 Highly Stretchable and Highly Conductive Metal Electrode by Very Long Metal Nanowire Percolation Net 1 Tweet
26 For the Bright Future: Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cells with Power Conversion Efficiency of 1 Tweet
27 Graphene Oxide as an Optical Biosensing Platform 1 Tweet
28 Peptide Targeted Lipid Nanoparticles for Anticancer Drug Delivery 1 Tweet
29 Efficient Polymer Solar Cells Based on a Low Bandgap Semi-crystalline DPP Polymer-PCBM Blends 8 –21 2 Tweet
30 Organic Materials for Deep Blue Phosphorescent Organic Light-Emitting Diodes 1 Tweet
31 Platelet Mimetic Particles for Targeting Thrombi in Flowing Blood 1 Tweet
32 One-Dimensional Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications 1 Tweet
33 Nanocomposite Generators: Flexible Nanocomposite Generator Made of BaTiO3 Nanoparticles and Graphiti 1 Tweet
34 Multistage pH-Responsive Liposomes for Mitochondrial-Targeted Anticancer Drug Delivery 1 Tweet
35 Metamaterial Electromagnetic Wave Absorbers 24 –11 2 Tweet
36 Patterning Techniques for Metal Organic Frameworks 1 Tweet
37 Achieving High Field-Effect Mobility in Amorphous Indium-Gallium-Zinc Oxide by Capping a Stron 1 Tweet
38 Flexible Control of Block Copolymer Directed Self-Assembly using Small, Topographical Templates: P 10 –28 2 Tweet
39 Towards Textile Energy Storage from Cotton T-Shirts 1 Tweet
40 Near-Infrared Light-Triggered, Targeted Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells by Aptamer Gated Nanovehic 1 Tweet
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