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TABLE OF CONTENTS

June 2018 Volume 13, Issue 6

Editorial
Research Highlights
News & Views
Perspectives
Letters
Articles
Amendments & Corrections
In the Classroom
 
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Editorial

 

Bacterial nanotechnology    p435
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0177-0

Research Highlights

 

Selectivity in one click    p436
Alberto Moscatelli
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0173-4

Spinning the spin    p436
Benjamin Heinrich
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0174-3

Memory mille feuille    p436
Olga Bubnova
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0175-2

Diagnose lithium battery    p436
Wenjie Sun
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0176-1

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News & Views

 

Nature-inspired sensors    pp437 - 438
Wolfgang Fink
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0164-5

Magnetizing semiconductors with light    pp438 - 439
Vassilios Kapaklis
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0119-x

Translation–rotation–translation interconversions    pp439 - 440
Zhisong Wang
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0140-0

Robotic assembly of artificial nanomaterials    pp441 - 442
Riccardo Frisenda & Andres Castellanos-Gomez
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0156-5

Confining light to the atomic scale    pp442 - 443
Alberto G. Curto & Jaime Gómez Rivas
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0166-3

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Perspectives

 

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
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0157-4

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

 

Letters

 

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0093-3

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0117-z

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
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0096-0

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0088-0

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0092-4

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
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0108-0

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

 

Articles

 

Tunnelling spectroscopy of gate-induced superconductivity in MoS2    pp483 - 488
Davide Costanzo, Haijing Zhang, Bojja Aditya Reddy, Helmuth Berger & Alberto F. Morpurgo
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0122-2

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0097-z

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
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0109-z

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0112-4

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0111-5

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
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0159-2

Publisher Correction: Quantum engineering of transistors based on 2D materials heterostructures    p520
Giuseppe Iannaccone, Francesco Bonaccorso, Luigi Colombo & Gianluca Fiori
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0136-9

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.
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0095-1

In the Classroom

 

From scientist to editor    pp522 - 523
Kostya S. Novoselov & Fabio Pulizzi
doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0170-7

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