Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Sustainable harnessing of waste polycarbonate for synthesizing activated furans to generate Stenhouse adducts on polymer surface
09/04/2024 - Plastics are versatile materials, offering lightweight, durable, and affordable solutions across various industries. However, their non?degradable nature poses challenges by end of their life. This...
Nonwoven Reinforced Photocurable Poly(glycerol sebacate)-Based Hydrogels
22/03/2024 - Implantable hydrogels should ideally possess mechanical properties matched to the surrounding tissues to enable adequate mechanical function while regeneration occurs. This can be challenging,...
Rapid stress relaxation and degradable aromatic disulfide vitrimer for recyclable carbon fiber reinforced composite
04/03/2024 - Abstract Carbon fiber thermoset composites pose significant challenges due to their inability to be reprocessed and the difficulties in recycling carbon fibers. Vitrimer...
Vanillin-based degradable thermosets with superior dielectric properties via regulation of imine cross-linked structure
27/02/2024 - Abstract Developing cross-linked polymers with both low dielectric constant and degradability for microelectronics and sustainability remains a challenge. Herein, a new...
Characterization of hFOB 1.19 Cell Line for Studying Zn-Based Degradable Metallic Biomaterials
16/02/2024 - In vitro testing is the first important step in the development of new biomaterials. The human fetal osteoblast cell line hFOB 1.19 is a very promising cell model; however, there are vast...
Nanostructured Poly-l-lactide and Polyglycerol Adipate Carriers for the Encapsulation of Usnic Acid: A Promising Approach for Hepatoprotection
03/02/2024 - The present study investigates the utilization of nanoparticles based on poly-l-lactide (PLLA) and polyglycerol adipate (PGA), alone and blended, for the encapsulation of usnic acid (UA), a potent...
Novel Magnesium Nanocomposite for Wire-Arc Directed Energy Deposition
20/01/2024 - Magnesium alloys play an essential role in metallic lightweight construction for modern mobility applications due to their low density, excellent specific strength, and very good castability. For...
Selectively transport and removal of fluoride ion by pillar[5]arene polymer?filled nanochannel membrane
12/01/2024 - Excess fluoride ions in groundwater accumulate through the roots of crops, affecting photosynthesis and inhibiting their growth. Long?term bioaccumulation also threatens human health because it is...
Development of tea polyphenols-doped quaternized xylan/polyvinyl alcohol/ZnO@Xylan food packaging films for fresh-cut apple preservation
12/01/2024 - Abstract Tea polyphenols (TP) are natural polyphenolic compounds extracted from tea leaves that have antioxidant activity and can be applied in packaging materials to extend the...
A Tough Monolithic?Integrated Triboelectric Bioplastic Enabled by Dynamic Covalent Chemistry
10/01/2024 - To solve the problem of mismatch at the dielectric–conductive layer interface in green electronics, this study utilizes dynamic covalent chemistry to synthesize a tough monolithic?integrated...
Biopesticides: a Green Approach Towards Agricultural Pests
- Abstract Biopesticides are biological products or organisms which are potential candidates for eco-friendly pest management and crop protection over the chemical pesticides. The...
Petal-like Patterning of Polylactide/Poly (Butylene Succinate) Thin Films Induced by Phase Separation
20/11/2023 - Biodegradable plastics are attracting attention as a solution to the problems caused by plastic waste. Among biodegradable plastics, polylactide (PLA) and poly (butylene succinate) (PBS) are...
Comprehensive Update on Carotenoid Colorants from Plants and Microalgae: Challenges and Advances from Research Laboratories to Industry
10/11/2023 - The substitution of synthetic food dyes with natural colorants continues to be assiduously pursued. The current list of natural carotenoid colorants consists of plant-derived annatto (bixin and...
Study on the Rapid Degradation Performance of Salix/Wheat Straw Fiber Degradable Film
20/10/2023 - The preparation of biodegradable mulch film to replace non-degradable mulch film is of great significance for reducing the harm of non-degradable agricultural mulch film to the environment. However,...
Rapid Estimation of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) Composition Using ATR-FTIR
18/10/2023 - A great research effort is involved in polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) production and characterization since they are an attractive degradable polyester family that potentially could substitute...
Enhancing Flame Retardancy of Polylactic Acid with a Novel Fully Bio?based Flame Retardant synthesized from Phytic Acid and Cytosine
18/10/2023 - In order to reduce environmental pollution and improve material safety, bio?based flame?retardant polymers are gradually becoming a new trend. We synthesized a fully bio?based flame retardant called...
A Photo?degradable Crosslinker for the Development of Light?responsive Protocell Membranes
22/09/2023 - A novel photocleavable, poly(ethylene) glycol?based crosslinker, reactive to biological nucleophiles is synthesized and used to covalently stabilise proteinosome membranes. The crosslinker...
Enhancing Starch−Based Packaging Materials: Optimization of Plasticizers and Process Parameters
30/08/2023 - In order to actively promote green production and address these concerns, there is an urgent need for new packaging materials to replace traditional plastic products. Starch−based...
Smart shape memory polymers and their significance in biomedical applications: A review
11/08/2023 - Shape?memory polymers (SMP) are materials responsive to stimuli, which will be modified to their initial form on the occurrence of an appropriate input. SMPs have been a class of impulsively valuable...
Controllable Water-Triggered Degradation of PCL Solution-Blown Nanofibrous Webs Made Possible by Lipase Enzyme Entrapment
01/06/2023 - Polymers in nanofibrous forms offer new opportunities for achieving triggered polymer degradation, which is important for functional and environmental reasons. The polycaprolactone (PCL) nanofibrous...
Transport properties investigations of nanocomposite membranes incorporating titanate nanowires for water desalination
23/05/2023 - We are currently developing an eco?friendly alternative to traditional epoxy resins by creating an oxime epoxy from 1,4?benzoquinone dioxime. This innovative epoxy can decompose quickly under mild...