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Formulation and Characterization of Experimental Adhesive Systems Charged with Different Concentrations of Nanofillers: Physicomechanical Properties and Marginal Gap Formation
29/02/2024 - This study aimed to formulate and characterize experimental dental adhesives charged with different concentrations of nanofillers. Different concentrations (0, 7.5 wt%, and 15 wt%) of nanosized...
Hybrid Effect of Basalt and Polyacrylonitrile Fibers on Physico-Mechanical Properties of Tailing Mortar
29/02/2024 - In this study, 50% iron ore tailings (IOTs) were used to prepare the cemented mortar at low economic costs and with great environmental benefits. Basalt fiber (BF) and polyacrylonitrile fiber (PANF)...
Nano-Scale and Macro-Scale Characterizations of the Effects of Recycled Plastics on Asphalt Binder Properties
29/02/2024 - This paper summarizes the results of one of the first comprehensive laboratory studies that was conducted to evaluate the effects of adding different contents of recycled polyethylene terephthalate...
Improved Method for Electron Powder Diffraction-Based Rietveld Analysis of Nanomaterials
28/02/2024 - Multiphase nanomaterials are of increasing importance in material science. Providing reliable and statistically meaningful information on their average nanostructure is essential for synthesis...
Laboratory High-Contrast X-ray Microscopy of Copper Nanostructures Enabled by a Liquid-Metal-Jet X-ray Source
29/02/2024 - High-resolution imaging of Cu/low-k on-chip interconnect stacks in advanced microelectronic products is demonstrated using full-field transmission X-ray microscopy (TXM). The comparison of two...
Cage Nanofillers’ Influence on Fire Hazard and Toxic Gases Emitted during Thermal Decomposition of Polyurethane Foam
27/02/2024 - Polyurethane (PUR), as an engineering polymer, is widely used in many sectors of industries. However, the high fire risks associated with PUR, including the smoke density, a high heat release rate,...
Polar Self-Organization of Ferroelectric Nematic-Liquid-Crystal Molecules on Atomically Flat Au(111) Surface
- Using a scanning tunneling microscope polar molecular ordering in a monolayer of ferroelectric nematic liquid crystal has been directly observed for the first time.
Experimental investigation on the mechanical and acoustic performance of hemp/kenaf hybrid composites: Influence of different stacking sequences
28/02/2024 - Sound Transmission Loss of Hemp/Kenaf hybrid composites.This study investigated the effect of various stacking sequences on the mechanical and acoustic characteristics of hemp and kenaf fibers...
Effect of functionality of diluents on digital light processing (DLP) based three?dimensional (3D) printing of UV?curable bisphenol A?based epoxy acrylate resin
26/02/2024 - Digital light processing (DLP) based three?dimensional (3D) printing of epoxy acrylate resin.Digital light processing (DLP) based three?dimensional (3D) printing technology which uses photocurable...
Effects of graphene content in alkaline silicate electrolyte on AA1060 pure aluminum micro?arc oxidation coating
23/02/2024 - Ceramic coatings were obtained by micro?arc oxidation (MAO) on the surface of AA1060 pure aluminum in alkaline silicate electrolyte with the addition of graphene. The effects of graphene contents in...
Long-Period Grating with Asymmetrical Modulation for Curvature Sensing
25/02/2024 - We propose and demonstrate a curvature sensor based on long-period fiber grating (LPFG) with asymmetric index modulation. The LPFG is fabricated in single-mode fiber with femtosecond laser...
The Flame Retardant and Mechanical Properties of the Epoxy Modified by an Efficient DOPO-Based Flame Retardant
26/02/2024 - Currently, the mechanical performance reduction caused by excessive phosphorus content in the halogen-free flame-retardant EP has been an obstacle to its extensive application. This study presents...
Synergistic effect of activated carbon from disposed plastics and polybenzoxazine composite coating on corrosion inhibition
22/02/2024 - The fabrication of activated carbon dispersed polybenzoxazine (BXP) composite through a single step melt condensation technique is reported. Employing green strategy, activated carbon (AC) was...
Ni?Co?Mo nanoparticles as an efficient electrocatalyst for methanol electro?oxidation in alkaline media
23/02/2024 - Using the electrospinning approach, various percentages of less expensive metal alloy?decorated nanofiber catalysts have been successfully made as a substitute for platinum in direct methanol fuel...
Long-time Stability of the Enhanced Porous Silicon Opto-electrical Properties by Samarium Pore-filling
26/02/2024 - The long-time stability of the enhanced porous silicon (PS) optoelectronic properties using samarium (Sm) pore-filling were investigated based on experimental results. Non treated natural and...
Utilization of Silybum marianum extract as a high-performance natural antioxidant for polyethylene
20/02/2024 - Abstract In this study, Silybum marianum extract powder was introduced into low density polyethylene (LDPE) as a primary polyphenolic antioxidant via melt blending...
Effects of TPU on the mechanical properties, fracture toughness, morphology, and thermal analysis of 3D?printed ABS?TPU blends by FDM
20/02/2024 - In this paper, blends of ABS?TPU with two different weight percentages of TPU were prepared using fused deposition modeling technology. The effect of adding TPU on the fracture toughness of ABS and...
Effect of Rapeseed Imidazoline Addition on the Properties of Lab-Aged 35/50 Pen Grade Bitumen
22/02/2024 - For the successful reuse of old asphalt as reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) added to new bituminous mixtures, it is necessary to improve some of its properties. This can be attained, for example, by...
Influence of Specimen Dimension, Water Immersion Protocol, and Surface Roughness on Water Sorption and Solubility of Resin-Based Restorative Materials
21/02/2024 - The evaluation of water sorption and solubility is pivotal for the development of new resin-based restorative materials with the potential for clinical application. The purpose of the present study...
Preparation, Microstructure and Thermal Properties of Aligned Mesophase Pitch-Based Carbon Fiber Interface Materials by an Electrostatic Flocking Method
21/02/2024 - The mesophase pitch-based carbon fiber interface material (TIM) with a vertical array was prepared by using mesophase pitch-based short-cut fibers (MPCFs) and 3016 epoxy resin as raw materials and...
Exploring the Effect of Cetylpyridinium Chloride Addition on the Antibacterial Activity and Surface Hardness of Resin-Based Dental Composites
21/02/2024 - The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) addition on the antibacterial and surface hardness characteristics of two commercial resin-based dental composites...