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Ultrathin Hybrid Films of Polyoxohydroxy Clusters and Proteins: Layer-by-Layer Assembly and Their Optical and Mechanical Properties,

You-Xian Yan, Hong-Bin Yao, Scott Smart, Li-Bo Mao, Wei Hu, Shao-Tang Yuan, Laurence Du-Thumm, Jim G. Masters, Shu-Hong Yu,* Long Pan*,

Langmuir 2014, 30, DOI: 10.1021/la500434a.



Three-Dimensional Heteroatom-Doped Carbon Nanofiber Networks Derived from Bacterial Cellulose for Supercapactors,

Li-Feng Chen,† Zhi-Hong Huang,† Hai-Wei Liang, Huai-Ling Gao, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, DOI 10.1002/adfm.201400590.



Core-Shell Heterojunction of Silicon Nanowire Array and Carbon Quantum Dots for Photovoltaic Devices and Self-Driven Photodetectors,

Chao Xie, Biao Nie, Longhui Zeng, Feng-Xia Liang, Ming-Zheng Wang, Linbao Luo,* Mei Feng, Yongqiang Yu, Chun-Yan Wu, Yucheng Wu,* Shu-Hong Yu*,

ACS Nano 2014, 8, DOI: 10.1021/nn5001001j. 



N-Doped Graphene Supported CoSe2 Nanobelt Composite Catalyst for Efficient Water Oxidation,

Min-Rui Gao, Xuan Cao, Qiang Gao, Yun-Fei Xu, Jun Jiang, Shu-Hong Yu*,

ACS Nano 2014, 8, DOI: 10.1021/nn500880v. 



Photo-thermal Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)/Fe3O4Nanocomposite Hydrogel as a Movable Position Heating Source under Remote Control,

Chun-Hua Zhu, Yang Lu, Jia-Fu Chen* and Shu-Hong Yu*,

Small 2014, 10,DOI:10.1002/smll.201400477. In press. 



Macroscopic Free-standing 3D Hierarchical Architectures Assembled from Silver Nanowires by Ice-templating
Huai-Ling Gao†, Liang Xu†, Fei Long, Zhao Pan, Yu-Xiang Du, Yang Lu, Jin Ge, and Shu-Hong Yu*
Angew. Chem.-Int. Ed. 2014, 53, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201400457.


Growth of NiFe2O4 nanoparticles on carbon cloth for high performance flexible supercapacitors,
Zi-You Yu, Li-Feng Chen, Shu-Hong Yu*,
J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, DOI: TA-ART-01-2014-000492.

Themed Issue: Flexible Energy Storage and Conversion. Invited Paper.


Nanoparticles meet electrospinning: Recent advances and future prospects,

Chuan-Ling Zhang, Shu-Hong Yu*,
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, DOI:
10.1039/C3CS60426H. In press.


Ultrasonic aerosol spray-assisted preparation of TiO2/In2O3 composite for visible-light-driven 
Chuanhao Li, Tian Ming, Junxin Wang, Jianfang Wang, Jimmy C. Yu*, Shu-Hong Yu, 
J. Catal. 2014, 310, 84-90.

First sub-kilogram-scale synthesis of high quality ultrathin tellurium nanowires, 

Kai Wang, Yuan Yang, Hai-Wei Liang, Jian-Wei Liu, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Mater. Horiz. 2014, 1(6), 338-343.

Most Read Articles:http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals/journalissues/mh#!mostreadarticles




Carbon nanofiber aerogels for emergent cleanup of oil spillage and chemical leakage under harsh conditions,

Zhen-Yu Wu, Chao Li, Hai-Wei Liang, Yu-Ning Zhang, Xin Wang, Jia-Fu Chen, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Sci. Rep. 2014, 4,4079. 


Pumping through porous hydrophobic/ oleophilic materials: an alternative technology for oil spill 

Jin Ge, Yin-Dong Ye, Hong-Bin Yao, Xi Zhu, Xu Wang, Liang Wu, Jin-Long Wang, Hang Ding, Yong Ni, Ling-Hui He, and Shu-Hong Yu*,

Angew. Chem.-Int. Ed. 2014, 53(14), 3612-3616. 

Hot Paper. http://www.wiley-vch.de/vch/journals/2002/2002_hotpaper.html





Highly photoluminescent silicon nanocrystals for rapid, label-free and recyclable detection of mercuric ions,

Jia Zhang and Shu-Hong Yu*,

Nanoscale 2014, 6(8), 4096-4101.




Selective epitaxial growth of ZB-derivative on WZ-derivative: The case of polytypic Cu2CdSn(S1-xSex)4 nanocrystals,

Liang Wu,‡ Feng-Jia Fan,‡ Ming Gong, Jin Ge, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Nanoscale 2014, 6(6), 3418-3422.



Facile Synthesis of Mesoporous Nitrogen-Doped Graphene: An Efficient Methanol-Tolerant Cathodic Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction,

Huai-Ping Cong*, Ping Wang, Ming Gong, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Nano Energy 2014, 3, 55-63. 

Most downloaded articles.




A shape-memory scaffold for macroscale assembly of functional nanoscale building blocks

Huai-Ling Gao, Yang Lu, Li-Bo Mao, Duo An, Liang Xu, Jun-Tong Gu, Fei Long,

and Shu-Hong Yu*

Materials Horizons 2014, 1(1), 69-73.

Highlighted by Chemistry World. http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2013/09/shape-memory-polymer-functional-nanoparticles

Most downloaded articles: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals/journalissues/mh#!mostreadarticles

Selected as Hot Article: http://blogs.rsc.org/mh/category/hot-article/

Selected as Inside Back Cover

Materials Horizons author profile: Professor Shu-Hong Yu 



25th Anniversary Article: Artificial Carbonate Nanocrystals and Layered Structural Nanocomposites Inspired by Nacre: Synthesis, Fabrication and Applications
Hong-Bin Yao†, Jin Ge†, Li-Bo Mao, You-Xian Yan, Shu-Hong Yu*,
Adv. Mater. 2014, 26(1), 163-188.

Selected as Back Cover.

Invited Review for the 25th Anniversary of Advanced Materials.

Most Accessed in 1/2014





Energetic I-III-VI2 and I2-II-IV-VI4 nanocrystals: Synthesis, photovoltaic and thermoelectric applications,

Feng-Jia Fan, Liang Wu, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7(1), 190 - 208. Invited Review.



Self-Assembled Platinum Chain Networks Driven by Induced Magnetic Dipoles,
Min-Rui Gao, Shi-Ran Zhang, Yun-Fei Xu, Jun Jiang, Shu-Hong Yu*,
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24(7), 916-924. Inside Front Cover.

Controlled Synthesis of Kinked Ultrathin ZnS Nanorods/Nanowires Triggered by Chloride 
Ions: A Case Study,
Tao-Tao Zhuang, Pan Yu, Feng-Jia Fan, Liang Wu, Xiao-Jing Liu, and Shu-Hong Yu*
Small 2014, 10(7), 1394-1402.
Most Accessed Article in 11/2013: 

Highly Elastic and Superstretchable Graphene Oxide-Polyamide Hydrogels,

Huai-Ping Cong*, Ping Wang, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Small 2014, 10(3), 448-453.

Most Accessed Article in 9/2013: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/
Highlighted by Materials Views China: http://www.materialsviewschina.com/2013/




Multifunctional Co0.85Se-Fe3O4 Nanocomposites: Controlled Synthesis and Their Enhanced Performances for Efficient Hydrogenation of p-Nitrophenol and Adsorbents,

Ji-Ming Song*, Song-Song Zhang, Shu-Hong Yu*,

Small 2014, 10(4), 717-724.