Bioplastics

 

Bioplastics

Nanofibrous electroconductive scaffolds composed of poly(vinyl alcohol) and modified polyaniline for skin tissue engineering application
17/06/2024 - Lightweight biodegradable foams were fabricated using kombucha bacterial cellulose, without adding binders, using PVA and agar, and their chemical and acoustic absorption characteristics were...
Synthesis of a superabsorbent hydrogel from Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam seed polysaccharides and its application in relieving drought stress in plants
12/06/2024 - Illustration of curcumin (Cur)?loaded polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)/chitosan (CS) composite mat production and characterizations.AbstractRecently, researchers have shown increasing interest in...
MXene/Silk Fibroin Strengthened PVA–Based Eutectogel with Excellent Self–Healing Ability and Environmental Adaptability: Design, Synthesis, and Sensing Application
07/06/2024 - In order to solve some typical problems of traditional hydrogel materials, DPMS eutectogel composed of PVA, SF, and e?Ti3C2TX is prepared in the DES system. The eutectogel exhibits excellent...
Wearability Analysis of Ag Nanoparticle-Loaded Cotton Fabric Modified by SPEEK/PVA Blend Polymer
28/05/2024 - The antibacterial silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs)-loaded cotton fabric modified by SPEEK/PVA film was prepared by photo-induced method with 350 nm UV light irradiation. Its wearable properties,...
Effects of SiO2 Nanoparticles on Polyvinyl Alcohol/Carboxymethyl Cellulose Polymer Blend Films’ Structural, Wettability, Surface Roughness, and Optical Characteristics
07/05/2024 - The blend matrix composed of polyvinyl alcohol and carboxymethylcellulose (PVA/CMC) was prepared via the casting method. SiO2 nanoparticles were added as reinforcement in different amounts (SiO2?=?1,...
Synergistic effects of silane?modified carbon black and nano?silica hybrid fillers on the performance of natural rubber compounds
27/04/2024 - A hydrogel with multiple responses to pressure, pH and light.AbstractMultiple factors stimulate human beings in their daily lives, but uniformly collecting these signals is challenging. This study...
Light-Emitting-Diode-Induced Fluorescence from Organic Dyes for Application in Excitation–Emission Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Food System Analysis
26/04/2024 - An experimental study is presented on the possibility of using the fluorescence from organic dyes as a broadband light source together with a monochromator for applications in...
High?performance carboxylated cellulose nanofibers?based electro?responsive ionic artificial muscles toward bioinspired applications
26/04/2024 - Electro?responsive ionic artificial muscles based on carboxylated cellulose nanofibers.Highly electro?responsive soft actuators have aroused immense attention due to their large bending deformation,...
Preparation of Filter Paper from Bamboo and Investigating the Effect of Additives
24/04/2024 - As air pollution escalates, the need for air filters increases. It is better that the filters used be based on natural fibers, such as non-wood fibers, which cause low damage to the environment....
Impact of Carbon-Based Nanoparticles on Polyvinyl Alcohol Polarizer Features: Photonics Applications
23/04/2024 - Among different inorganic and organic polarizer elements, thin-film light polarizers occupy a special place because of their flexibility, ease of integration into any optoelectronic circuit, and good...
Development of Light, Strong, and Water-Resistant PVA Composite Aerogels
24/04/2024 - A significant weakness of many organic and inorganic aerogels is their poor mechanical behaviour, representing a great impediment to their application. For example, polymer aerogels generally have...
Unveiling the Nanoconfinement Effect on Crystallization of Semicrystalline Polymers Using Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulations
19/04/2024 - Semicrystalline polymers under nanoconfinement show distinct structural and thermomechanical properties compared to their bulk counterparts. Despite extensive research on semicrystalline polymers...
High-Performance, Easy-to-Fabricate, Nanocomposite Heater for Life Sciences and Biomedical Applications
20/04/2024 - Microheaters are used in several applications, including medical diagnostics, synthesis, environmental monitoring, and actuation. Conventional microheaters rely on thin-film electrodes...
Modification of High-Density Polyethylene with a Fibrillar–Porous Structure by Biocompatible Polyvinyl Alcohol via Environmental Crazing
23/04/2024 - Polymer/polymer nanocomposites based on high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and biocompatible polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) were prepared by tensile drawing of HDPE in the PVA solutions via environmental...
Aloe vera Gel–Reinforced Biodegradable Starch–PVA Blends for Sustainable Packaging of Green Chillies
21/04/2024 - Novel Aloe vera gel–reinforced starch–PVA blend films have been prepared. The role of Aloe vera gel as plasticizer/crosslinker has been explored. The influence of varying concentration of Aloe...
Fabrication and Tuning the Morphological, Structural and Dielectric Characteristics of PVA-PEG-SiO2-Co2O3 Nanocomposite Films for Nanoelectronics and Energy Storage Devices
22/04/2024 - The goal of this study is to manufacture quaternary nanocomposites from a mixture of two polymers, polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and polyethylene glycol (PEG), with two nanomaterials, cobalt trioxide...
PVA/silica hybrid hydrogel with ultra-high strength and toughness
16/04/2024 - Abstract Due to the good biocompatibility, polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) hydrogels have attracted the attention of many biomaterial researchers. However, the low strength and poor...
Comparative Analysis of Crosslinking Methods and Their Impact on the Physicochemical Properties of SA/PVA Hydrogels
15/04/2024 - Hydrogels, versatile materials used in various applications such as medicine, possess properties crucial for their specific applications, significantly influenced by their preparation methods. This...
Development of Biphasic Injectable Hydrogels for Meniscus Scaffold from Photocrosslinked Glycidyl Methacrylate-Modified Poly(Vinyl Alcohol)/Glycidyl Methacrylate-Modified Silk Fibroin
14/04/2024 - The development of a hydrogel material with a modified chemical structure of poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) and silk fibroin (SF) using glycidyl methacrylate (GMA) (denoted as PVA-g-GMA and SF-g-GMA) is...
Modeling, Fabrication and Characteristics of Novel (PVA-SiC-In2O3) Nanohybrid Structures for Optoelectronic Applications
15/04/2024 - In this article, new films of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) doped with nanomaterials of silicon carbide (SiC) and indium oxide (In2O3) were prepared as a promising nanocomposites for use in many...
Preparation and characterization of high barrier coating of citric acid crosslinked polyvinyl alcohol and nano-SiO2
09/04/2024 - AbstractPolyvinyl alcohol (PVA) coating has attracted intense attention due to its biodegradability and high gas barrier properties. However, the high gas barrier properties deteriorate at...