Nature Reviews Materials

(The TQCC of Nature Reviews Materials is 79. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Lipid nanoparticles for mRNA delivery1420
Room-temperature phosphorescence from organic aggregates892
Bioplastics for a circular economy711
Fundamentals, status and promise of sodium-based batteries594
Engineering organoids554
Tailoring inorganic–polymer composites for the mass production of solid-state batteries480
Engineered biomaterials for in situ tissue regeneration476
Targeted drug delivery strategies for precision medicines450
Polymer photocatalysts for solar-to-chemical energy conversion417
End-to-end design of wearable sensors408
Risk assessment of microplastic particles389
Mechanical properties and deformation mechanisms of gradient nanostructured metals and alloys388
Solid-state nanopore sensors375
Soft actuators for real-world applications359
Nanofluidics for osmotic energy conversion332
Bio-based polymers with performance-advantaged properties321
Transforming heat transfer with thermal metamaterials and devices309
Gas diffusion electrodes and membranes for CO2 reduction electrolysers308
Polarons in materials301
The marvels of moiré materials293
Deep neural networks for the evaluation and design of photonic devices293
Artificial channels for confined mass transport at the sub-nanometre scale288
Non-metallic charge carriers for aqueous batteries285
Nonreciprocity in acoustic and elastic materials265
Production routes to tailor the performance of cellulose nanocrystals264
Multifunctional biomolecule nanostructures for cancer therapy253
Synthesis and alignment of liquid crystalline elastomers253
Machine learning for alloys250
Metallurgy, mechanistic models and machine learning in metal printing249
Emerging applications of zeolites in catalysis, separation and host–guest assembly246
The surface of halide perovskites from nano to bulk246
Phase transitions in 2D materials246
Confining isolated atoms and clusters in crystalline porous materials for catalysis238
Molecular imaging and disease theranostics with renal-clearable optical agents234
Designing modern aqueous batteries232
A materials-science perspective on tackling COVID-19230
Synthetic amorphous silica nanoparticles: toxicity, biomedical and environmental implications229
Electrode material–ionic liquid coupling for electrochemical energy storage228
Biomaterial-based antimicrobial therapies for the treatment of bacterial infections226
The passivity of lithium electrodes in liquid electrolytes for secondary batteries222
Quantum guidelines for solid-state spin defects220
Nanoparticle synthesis assisted by machine learning219
Colloidal quantum dot lasers218
Analogue computing with metamaterials217
Design of therapeutic biomaterials to control inflammation216
Materials design by synthetic biology214
Hydrogel interfaces for merging humans and machines213
Engineered living biomaterials213
Electrical doping in halide perovskites211
Dynamical memristors for higher-complexity neuromorphic computing208
The fundamentals and applications of ferroelectric HfO2208
The germanium quantum information route205
Low-dimensional wide-bandgap semiconductors for UV photodetectors204
Advances in coherent magnonics204
The global rise of 3D printing during the COVID-19 pandemic203
Reducing environmental plastic pollution by designing polymer materials for managed end-of-life203
Flexible self-charging power sources201
Molecular engineering of contact interfaces for high-performance perovskite solar cells196
Functional nanoparticles through π-conjugated polymer self-assembly195
Extracellular vesicles versus synthetic nanoparticles for drug delivery190
A reticular chemistry guide for the design of periodic solids189
The kinetics of metal oxide photoanodes from charge generation to catalysis185
From molecular to supramolecular electronics184
Status and perspectives of crystalline silicon photovoltaics in research and industry181
Transition-metal coordinate bonds for bioinspired macromolecules with tunable mechanical properties172
The role of polymer mechanochemistry in responsive materials and additive manufacturing167
Electronic defects in metal oxide photocatalysts166
Anisotropic reticular chemistry164
Electronic-structure methods for twisted moiré layers160
3D-printed multifunctional materials enabled by artificial-intelligence-assisted fabrication technologies160
Material properties and applications of mechanically interlocked polymers156
Clinical translation of silica nanoparticles155
Emerging materials intelligence ecosystems propelled by machine learning154
Bioinspiration in light harvesting and catalysis153
Organic batteries for a greener rechargeable world150
Designing spatial and temporal control of vaccine responses150
Methane transformation by photocatalysis143
Engineered disorder in photonics141
Fibre-based composites from the integration of metal–organic frameworks and polymers141
Passive, active and endogenous organ-targeted lipid and polymer nanoparticles for delivery of genetic drugs141
Defect activity in metal halide perovskites with wide and narrow bandgap140
Collagen: quantification, biomechanics and role of minor subtypes in cartilage139
Topological acoustics136
Processing and application of high-temperature superconducting coated conductors132
A roadmap for the commercialization of perovskite light emitters131
Dynamic and reconfigurable materials from reversible network interactions129
Soft wearable devices for deep-tissue sensing128
Engineered platforms for topological superconductivity and Majorana zero modes123
Nanostructuring versus microstructuring in battery electrodes121
Excitonic devices with van der Waals heterostructures: valleytronics meets twistronics118
Anomalous Hall antiferromagnets115
The protein corona from nanomedicine to environmental science113
Stability challenges for the commercialization of perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells112
Drug delivery to the central nervous system112
Materials, physics and systems for multicaloric cooling109
Ferroelectric domain walls for nanotechnology108
Engineering high-coherence superconducting qubits106
Pushing the limit of 3d transition metal-based layered oxides that use both cation and anion redox for energy storage105
Machine learning for a sustainable energy future105
Long-term operating stability in perovskite photovoltaics102
Two-dimensional material inks100
Responsive materials architected in space and time99
Weyl, Dirac and high-fold chiral fermions in topological quantum matter98
Electrochemical ion insertion from the atomic to the device scale97
Exploiting the paddle-wheel mechanism for the design of fast ion conductors96
Emerging exciton physics in transition metal dichalcogenide heterobilayers95
Machine learning in combinatorial polymer chemistry93
Highly efficient perovskite LEDs92
Lithium-film ceramics for solid-state lithionic devices89
Oxide spin-orbitronics: spin–charge interconversion and topological spin textures85
The electrical conductivity of solution-processed nanosheet networks85
Engineering the multiscale complexity of vascular networks84
Electrostatic gating and intercalation in 2D materials83
Atomically precise control in the design of low-nuclearity supported metal catalysts83
Ferroelectric order in van der Waals layered materials82
Organelle-level precision with next-generation targeting technologies82
Total synthesis of colloidal matter81
Mining our green future80
Increasing the size and complexity of discrete 2D metallosupramolecules79
Semitransparent organic photovoltaics for building-integrated photovoltaic applications79