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A Super-Lightweight and Soft Manipulator Driven by Dielectric Elastomers.

Zhiguang Xing, Junming Zhang, David McCoul, Yanzhen Cui, Lining Sun, Jianwen Zhao,

Some applications are very sensitive to the weight of the robot, such as space manipulation or any untethered mobile manipulation. In this article, we designed a five-module unilaterally bending serial manipulator with length of 32 cm and a weight of only 18 g. The manipulator is driven by dielectric elastomer actuators (DEAs). ... Read more >>

Soft Robot (Soft robotics)
[2020, :]

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Overcoming Electrochemical Instabilities of Printed Silver Electrodes in All-Printed Ion Gel Gated Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistors.

Malo Robin, Luis Portilla, Miaomiao Wei, Tianqi Gao, Jianwen Zhao, Shuangshuang Shao, Vincenzo Pecunia, Zheng Cui,

Silver ink is the most widely used conductive material for printing electrodes in the fabrication of all-printed ion gel gated transistors because of their high conductivity and low cost. However, electrochemical instability of printed silver electrodes is generally one of the biggest issues, whether it is in air where silver ... Read more >>

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces (ACS applied materials & interfaces)
[2019, 11(44):41531-41543]

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Soft and Fast Hopping-Running Robot with Speed of Six Times Its Body Length Per Second.

Jianwen Zhao, Junming Zhang, David McCoul, Zhaogang Hao, Shu Wang, Xinbo Wang, Bo Huang, Lining Sun,

Existing robots capable of hopping or running mostly rely on rigid actuators, but soft hopping or running robots based on muscle-like actuators have not yet been achieved. In this article, we report a tethered soft robot capable of hopping-running on smooth and rough surfaces with high speed. The hopping-running robot ... Read more >>

Soft Robot (Soft robotics)
[2019, 6(6):713-721]

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PhePEBP family genes regulated by plant hormones and drought are associated with the activation of lateral buds and seedling growth in Phyllostachys edulis.

Jianwen Zhao, Peijun Gao, Chunlong Li, Xinchun Lin, Xiaoqin Guo, Shenkui Liu,

Development of lateral buds on the underground rhizome in moso bamboo is essentially the early stage of the development of aboveground branching, which is regulated by Phosphatidyl-Ethanolamine Binding Protein (PEBP) family genes, but it is unknown whether the PEBP family genes are involved in the activation and development of lateral ... Read more >>

Tree Physiol. (Tree physiology)
[2019, 39(8):1387-1404]

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MicroRNA-634 functions as a tumor suppressor in pancreatic cancer via directly targeting heat shock-related 70-kDa protein 2.

Duanrui Chen, Xinglong Wu, Jianwen Zhao, Xiangwen Zhao,

Pancreatic cancer (PC) is one of the most malignant types of human cancer and has an extremely poor prognosis. MicroRNAs (miRs) reportedly serve a critical role in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) progression. Understanding the expression patterns and functions of miRs may provide strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of patients ... Read more >>

Exp Ther Med (Experimental and therapeutic medicine)
[2019, 17(5):3949-3956]

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Optoelectronic Properties of Printed Photogating Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Transistors and Their Application for Light-Stimulated Neuromorphic Devices.

Lin Shao, Hailu Wang, Yi Yang, Yongli He, Yicheng Tang, Hehai Fang, Jianwen Zhao, Hongshan Xiao, Kun Liang, Miaomiao Wei, Wenya Xu, Manman Luo, Qing Wan, Weida Hu, Tianqi Gao, Zheng Cui,

Artificial synapses/neurons based on electronic/ionic hybrid devices have attracted wide attention for brain-inspired neuromorphic systems since it is possible to overcome the von Neumann bottleneck of the neuromorphic computing paradigm. Here, we report a novel photoneuromorphic device based on printed photogating single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) thin film transistors (TFTs) using ... Read more >>

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces (ACS applied materials & interfaces)
[2019, 11(12):12161-12169]

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High-Resolution Inkjet-Printed Oxide Thin-Film Transistors with a Self-Aligned Fine Channel Bank Structure.

Qing Zhang, Shuangshuang Shao, Zheng Chen, Vincenzo Pecunia, Kai Xia, Jianwen Zhao, Zheng Cui,

A self-aligned inkjet printing process has been developed to construct small channel metal oxide (a-IGZO) thin-film transistors (TFTs) with independent bottom gates on transparent glass substrates. Poly(methylsilsesquioxane) was used to pattern hydrophobic banks on the transparent substrate instead of commonly used self-assembled octadecyltrichlorosilane. Photolithographic exposure from backside using bottom-gate electrodes ... Read more >>

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces (ACS applied materials & interfaces)
[2018, 10(18):15847-15854]

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HMGN5 promotes proliferation and invasion via the activation of Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Jianwen Zhao, Yong Wang, Xinglong Wu,

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a highly aggressive carcinoma with a poor prognosis. A recent study has demonstrated that high mobility group nucleosome binding domain 5 (HMGN5) was involved in tumorigenesis and progression of multiple types of human cancers. However, the role of HMGN5 in PDAC is unknown. The objective ... Read more >>

Oncol Lett (Oncology letters)
[2018, 16(3):4013-4019]

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Flexible integrated diode-transistor logic (DTL) driving circuits based on printed carbon nanotube thin film transistors with low operation voltage.

Tingting Liu, Jianwen Zhao, Weiwei Xu, Junyan Dou, Xinluo Zhao, Wei Deng, Changting Wei, Wenya Xu, Wenrui Guo, Wenming Su, Jiansheng Jie, Zheng Cui,

Fabrication and application of hybrid functional circuits have become a hot research topic in the field of printed electronics. In this study, a novel flexible diode-transistor logic (DTL) driving circuit is proposed, which was fabricated based on a light emitting diode (LED) integrated with printed high-performance single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2018, 10(2):614-622]

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Selective Conversion from p-Type to n-Type of Printed Bottom-Gate Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistors and Application in Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Inverters.

Qiqi Xu, Jianwen Zhao, Vincenzo Pecunia, Wenya Xu, Chunshan Zhou, Junyan Dou, Weibing Gu, Jian Lin, Lixin Mo, Yanfei Zhao, Zheng Cui,

The fabrication of printed high-performance and environmentally stable n-type single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) transistors and their integration into complementary (i.e., complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor, CMOS) circuits are widely recognized as key to achieving the full potential of carbon nanotube electronics. Here, we report a simple, efficient, and robust method to convert the ... Read more >>

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces (ACS applied materials & interfaces)
[2017, 9(14):12750-12758]

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ERCC1_202 Is A Prognostic Biomarker in Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Platinum-Based Chemotherapy.

Xiyong Wang, Xiaoli Zhu, Hongming Zhang, Xiaobo Fan, Xiulei Xue, Yan Chen, Chenbo Ding, Jianwen Zhao, Guoqiu Wu,

Purpose: To develop a qPCR method to examine the 202 isoform of excision repair cross-complementation group 1 (ERCC1_202) and to evaluate its clinical utility as a predictive biomarker for platinum-based chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Methods: The relative complementary DNA (cDNA) quantification for ERCC1_202 was conducted using a ... Read more >>

J Cancer (Journal of Cancer)
[2017, 8(14):2846-2853]

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Synthesis, biological evaluation and molecular modeling of imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine derivatives as potent antitubulin agents.

Jin Liu, Daiying Zuo, Tongfei Jing, Ming Guo, Lingyun Xing, Wenyu Zhang, Jianwen Zhao, Jiwei Shen, Ping Gong, Dajun Zhang, Xin Zhai,

Two series of novel 5,7-diarylimidazo[1,2-a]pyridine-8-carbonitrile derivatives (3a-3q and 7a-7n) were designed by modification of CA-4 pharmacophore to develop colchicine targeted antitubulin agents. All compounds were efficiently synthesized and evaluated for their cytotoxicity against five selected cancer cell lines (HT-29, H460, A549, MKN-45 and SMMC-7721) which got an insight in structure ... Read more >>

Bioorg. Med. Chem. (Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry)
[2017, 25(15):4088-4099]

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Flexible CMOS-Like Circuits Based on Printed P-Type and N-Type Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistors.

Xiang Zhang, Jianwen Zhao, Junyan Dou, Masayoshi Tange, Weiwei Xu, Lixin Mo, Jianjun Xie, Wenya Xu, Changqi Ma, Toshiya Okazaki, Zheng Cui,

P-type and n-type top-gate carbon nanotube thin-film transistors (TFTs) can be selectively and simultaneously fabricated on the same polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrate by tuning the types of polymer-sorted semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotube (sc-SWCNT) inks, along with low temperature growth of HfO2 thin films as shared dielectric layers. Both the p-type ... Read more >>

Small (Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany))
[2016, 12(36):5066-5073]

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Synthesis, Crystal Analyses, Physical Properties, and Electroluminescent Behavior of Unsymmetrical Heterotwistacenes.

Bo Lv, Jinchong Xiao, Jian Zhou, Xi Zhang, Jingdan Duan, Wenming Su, Jianwen Zhao,

Four novel unsymmetrical heteroacenes containing five-membered heterocycles (OPyN, TPyN, TPyC, TPyO) have been synthesized and characterized. The formed molecules exhibited twisted structures, determined by crystal analysis and showed blue/green fluorescence in dichloromethane and in thin film. Compounds OPyN and TPyN were selectively used as active ingredients, and the fabricated devices ... Read more >>

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces (ACS applied materials & interfaces)
[2016, 8(29):18998-19003]

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Printed thin film transistors and CMOS inverters based on semiconducting carbon nanotube ink purified by a nonlinear conjugated copolymer.

Wenya Xu, Junyan Dou, Jianwen Zhao, Hongwei Tan, Jun Ye, Masayoshi Tange, Wei Gao, Weiwei Xu, Xiang Zhang, Wenrui Guo, Changqi Ma, Toshiya Okazaki, Kai Zhang, Zheng Cui,

Two innovative research studies are reported in this paper. One is the sorting of semiconducting carbon nanotubes and ink formulation by a novel semiconductor copolymer and second is the development of CMOS inverters using not the p-type and n-type transistors but a printed p-type transistor and a printed ambipolar transistor. ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2016, 8(8):4588-4598]

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Application of the Ureteroscope for Diagnosis and Treatment of the Seminal Vesicle Diseases.

Yalin Song, Jianwen Zhao, Yao Dong,

The objective of this paper is to apply the transurethral endoscopic technique with the ureteroscope for diagnosis and treatment of the seminal vesicle and ejaculatory duct disorders. At present there is no special equipment designed to enter directly into the seminal vesicle cavity under direct vision. Sixty patients with disorders ... Read more >>

Int Surg (International surgery)
[2015, 100(7-8):1233-1236]

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Flexible logic circuits based on top-gate thin film transistors with printed semiconductor carbon nanotubes and top electrodes.

Weiwei Xu, Zhen Liu, Jianwen Zhao, Wenya Xu, Weibing Gu, Xiang Zhang, Long Qian, Zheng Cui,

In this report printed thin film transistors and logic circuits on flexible substrates are reported. The top-gate thin film transistors were made of the sorted semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (sc-SWCNTs) ink as channel material and printed silver lines as top electrodes and interconnect. 5 nm HfOx thin films pre-deposited on ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2014, 6(24):14891-14897]

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Effect of surface wettability properties on the electrical properties of printed carbon nanotube thin-film transistors on SiO2/Si substrates.

Zhen Liu, Jianwen Zhao, Wenya Xu, Long Qian, Shuhong Nie, Zheng Cui,

The precise placement and efficient deposition of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (sc-SWCNTs) on substrates are challenges for achieving printed high-performance SWCNT thin-film transistors (TFTs) with independent gates. It was found that the wettability of the substrate played a key role in the electrical properties of TFTs for sc-SWCNTs sorted by ... Read more >>

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces (ACS applied materials & interfaces)
[2014, 6(13):9997-10004]

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Sorting of large-diameter semiconducting carbon nanotube and printed flexible driving circuit for organic light emitting diode (OLED).

Wenya Xu, Jianwen Zhao, Long Qian, Xianying Han, Liangzhuan Wu, Weichen Wu, Minshun Song, Lu Zhou, Wenming Su, Chao Wang, Shuhong Nie, Zheng Cui,

A novel approach was developed to sort a large-diameter semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotube (sc-SWCNT) based on copolyfluorene derivative with high yield. High purity sc-SWCNTs inks were obtained by wrapping arc-discharge SWCNTs with poly[2,7-(9,9-dioctylfluorene)-alt-4,7-bis(thiophen-2-yl)benzo-2,1,3-thiadiazole] (PFO-DBT) aided by sonication and centrifugation in tetrahydrofuran (THF). The sorted sc-SWCNT inks and nanosilver inks were ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2014, 6(3):1589-1595]

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Synthesis, crystal structures, optical properties, and photocurrent response of heteroacene derivatives.

Tiejun Ren, Jinchong Xiao, Wenying Wang, Wenya Xu, Sujuan Wang, Xuemin Zhang, Xuefei Wang, Hua Chen, Jianwen Zhao, Li Jiang,

Six 5,9,14,18-tetrathiaheptacene derivatives (1 a-1 f) were synthesized by using a simple ether-ether exchange reaction and fully characterized. In contrast to the planar conformation usually observed in thiophene-fused benzene systems, single-crystal analysis indicates that 7,16-dipropyl-5,9,14,18-tetrathiaheptacene (1 a), 7,16-diphenyl-5,9,14,18-tetrathiaheptacene (1 b), and 7,16-di(4'-chlorophenyl)-5,9,14,18-tetrathiaheptacene (1 c) adopt chair conformations. The as-formed dihedral angle between anthracene and the ... Read more >>

Chem Asian J (Chemistry, an Asian journal)
[2014, 9(7):1943-1949]

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High performance thin film transistors based on regioregular poly(3-dodecylthiophene)-sorted large diameter semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes.

Chao Wang, Long Qian, Wenya Xu, Shuhong Nie, Weibing Gu, Jianhui Zhang, Jianwen Zhao, Jian Lin, Zheng Chen, Zheng Cui,

In this work, a simple and rapid method to selectively sort semiconducting-SWCNTs (sc-SWCNTs) with large diameters using regioregular poly(3-dodecylthiophene) (rr-P3DDT) is presented. The absorption spectra and Raman spectra demonstrated that metallic species of arc discharge SWCNTs were effectively removed after interaction with rr-P3DDT in toluene with the aid of sonication ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2013, 5(10):4156-4161]

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Selective synthesis of (9,8) single walled carbon nanotubes on cobalt incorporated TUD-1 catalysts.

Hong Wang, Bo Wang, Xian-Yang Quek, Li Wei, Jianwen Zhao, Lain-Jong Li, Mary B Chan-Park, Yanhui Yang, Yuan Chen,

Selective synthesis of single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) with specific (n,m) structures is desired for many potential applications. Current chirality control growth has only achieved at small diameter (6,5) and (7,5) nanotubes. Each (n,m) species is a distinct molecule with structure-dependent properties; therefore it is essential to extend chirality control ... Read more >>

J. Am. Chem. Soc. (Journal of the American Chemical Society)
[2010, 132(47):16747-16749]

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Surface-enhanced Raman scattering of 4-aminothiophenol adsorbed on silver nanosheets deposited onto cubic boron nitride films.

Yanli Zhou, Jinfang Zhi, Jianwen Zhao, Maotian Xu,

A simple method was found for the fabrication of silver nanosheets (AgNS) by the catalysis of gold nanoparticles (AuNP) on an amine-terminated cubic boron nitride (cBN) surface deposited on a Si(001) substrate in the presence of reductant. The morphology of the AgNS/AuNP/NH(2)-cBN/Si(001) sample was characterized by scanning electron microscopy and ... Read more >>

Anal Sci (Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry)
[2010, 26(9):957-961]

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Highly efficient restoration of graphitic structure in graphene oxide using alcohol vapors.

Ching-Yuan Su, Yanping Xu, Wenjing Zhang, Jianwen Zhao, Aiping Liu, Xiaohong Tang, Chuen-Horng Tsai, Yizhong Huang, Lain-Jong Li,

Solution-based processes involving the chemical oxidation of graphite and reduction of the obtained graphene oxide (GO) sheets have attracted much attention for preparing graphene films for printed electronics and biosensors. However, the low electrical conductivity of reduced GO is still hindering the development of electronic applications. This article presents that ... Read more >>

ACS Nano (ACS nano)
[2010, 4(9):5285-5292]

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Ultra-large single-layer graphene obtained from solution chemical reduction and its electrical properties.

Xiaochen Dong, Ching-Yuan Su, Wenjing Zhang, Jianwen Zhao, Qidan Ling, Wei Huang, Peng Chen, Lain-Jong Li,

Graphene is a promising candidate for making next-generation nanoelectronic devices. Developing methods to produce large sized graphene with high yield is the key for graphene applications. Here, we report a simple method for large-scale production of ultra-large single-layer graphene sheet (up to 50 microm) reduced from graphene oxides by hydrazine ... Read more >>

Phys Chem Chem Phys (Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP)
[2010, 12(9):2164-2169]

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