Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Antibacterial wound dressing with cross?linked electrospun surface from reduced graphene oxide doped polyvinyl alcohol/sodium caseinate blends
05/04/2024 - In this study, a new biomaterial with polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)/sodium caseinate (SodCa)/reduced graphene oxide (rGO) structure was developed. Antibacterial effective nanofibers were successfully...
Advances in Genetic Enhancement of Nutritional Quality of Tropical Maize in West and Central Africa
05/04/2024 - Micron3 nutrient deficiencies are pervasive in the diets of millions of people in developing countries, calling for effective mitigation measures. The development of biofortified cultivars through...
Design, characterization, and performance evaluation of novel PVA/CS/CNF/MOP TN ionic conductive hydrogels for flexible sensors
02/04/2024 - Flexible hydrogel polymers with excellent stretchability, high conductivity, and biocompatibility are widely used to prepare flexible sensing devices. However, it remains difficult to simultaneously...
A Novel Method to Enhance the Mechanical Properties of Polyacrylonitrile Nanofiber Mats: An Experimental and Numerical Investigation
04/04/2024 - This study addresses the challenge of enhancing the transverse mechanical properties of oriented polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers, which are known for their excellent longitudinal tensile strength,...
Super?Structured Wet?Adhesive Hydrogel with Ultralow Swelling, Ultrahigh Burst Pressure Tolerance, and Anti?Postoperative Adhesion Properties for Tissue Adhesion
14/03/2024 - Super?structured wet?adhesive hydrogel designed via facile moisture?induced phase separation?solvent exchange and in situ photocuring procedures integrates ultralow swelling, ultrahigh burst pressure...
Nanoclay particles as a stem cell adhesion factor in polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel?based wound dressings
29/02/2024 - The process of fabrication at a glance.As the primary goal in the wound care intervention is the promotion of rapid wound healing, researchers sought to find a remedy. In this progression course,...
Exploring the Role of Ag Nanoparticle Distribution in Novel pH-Sensitive Nanofibers Containing Hyaluronic Acid for Enhanced Wound Healing with Sustained Curcumin Release
27/02/2024 - The use of nanofiber patches has received considerable attention as a promising solution for overcoming challenges in drug delivery. In this study, silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) were incorporated...
Studies on structural, dielectric and charge transport properties of PVA:LiBr solid polymer electrolyte films
26/02/2024 - This review focuses on the dielectric properties of fiber? and nanofiller?reinforced polymer composites and films, examining factors like weight ratio, chemical treatment, electric frequency, and...
Photosynthetic nano fibers: Living microalgae packaging into polyvinyl alcohol nanofibers using an electrospinning method
23/02/2024 - Carboxyl CNT?GO PVA composites.AbstractCarbon nanotube (CNT) polymer composites have broad application prospects in thermal management as electrothermal heaters. Nevertheless, challenge remains in...
Recent advances and challenges in thermal stability of PVA?based film: A review
23/02/2024 - Food packaging film is being developed using biodegradable polymers to prolong the shelf life of foods and address the environmental damage caused by non?biodegradable plastics. Poly(vinyl alcohol)...
Preparation of PVA/SA-FMB Microspheres and Their Adsorption of Cr(VI) in Aqueous Solution
22/02/2024 - Biochar, a carbon-dense material known for its substantial specific surface area, remarkable porosity, diversity of functional groups, and cost-effective production, has garnered widespread acclaim...
Splitting Tensile Test of ECC Functional Gradient Concrete with PVA Fiber Admixture
17/02/2024 - Engineered cementitious composite (ECC) functional gradient concrete has a promising application future, and its mechanical features are piquing the interest of researchers. The impacts of this...
Polyvinyl Alcohol, a Versatile Excipient for Pharmaceutical 3D Printing
14/02/2024 - Three-dimensional (3D) printing in the pharmaceutical field allows rapid manufacturing of a diverse range of pharmaceutical dosage forms, including personalized items. The application of this...
Machine Learning Backpropagation Prediction and Analysis of the Thermal Degradation of Poly (Vinyl Alcohol)
05/02/2024 - Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) is crucial for describing polymer materials’ thermal behavior as a result of temperature changes. While available TGA data substantiated in the...
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...
Optimizing the preparation of xanthate-modified polyvinyl alcohol adsorbent and its adsorption to Cu (II)
10/01/2024 - Abstract To enhance the adsorption capacity of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) for heavy metals, PVA was selected as raw material and used glutaraldehyde as a crosslinking agent to...
Polymer electrolyte membrane based on PVA/LiClO4 nanocomposite reinforced cellulose nanocrystalline from corncob for lithium?ion battery
08/01/2024 - In the field of high?energy?density lithium?ion battery applications, Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) have garnered significant attention due to their favorable mechanical properties and...
Influence of cesium bromide nanoparticles on the structural, optical, electrical, and antibacterial properties of polyvinyl alcohol/sodium alginate for biological applications
28/12/2023 - Schematic diagram for material preparation.This study investigates the use of organic and inorganic nanostructures to create innovative functional materials with applications in optoelectronics...
Design of Experiment for Optimizing Microencapsulation by the Solvent Evaporation Technique
29/12/2023 - We employed microemulsion combined with the solvent evaporation technique to produce biodegradable polycaprolactone (PCL) MCs, containing encapsulated isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI), to act as...
Strengthened Decellularized Porcine Valves via Polyvinyl Alcohol as a Template Improving Processability
20/12/2023 - The heart valve is crucial for the human body, which directly affects the efficiency of blood transport and the normal functioning of all organs. Generally, decellularization is one method of...
Structure and properties of bio?based poly(trimethylene terephthalate)/polyamide 56 blends prepared by melt mixing
01/12/2023 - Preparation and modification of centrifugally spun cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) starch?based fibers.AbstractMicro/nano?based fibrous membranes loaded with antibacterial agents have been widely...