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...
A low pollution surface pretreatment of PC?ABS under acidic conditions
21/03/2024 - Applicability evaluation of various methods for determining monomer conversion rate of PA6 products prepared by anionic polymerization.AbstractAnionic ring opening polymerization of ??caprolactam...
Synthesis of Cycloartan?16??ol from 16? 24R?Epoxy?Cycloartane and their Cytotoxicity Evaluation against Human Cancer Cell Lines
23/03/2024 - It was found that Argentatins A and B triterpenoids make up approximately 20?30% of the waste resin produced from the industrial processes to isolate rubber from P. argentatum. We have developed an...
Dielectric elastomers with large actuation strain and high output force
20/03/2024 - MWCNTs@pectin/??carrageenan nanocomposite hydrogel for methylene blue dye removal and SEM image after MB loaded.AbstractThis study addresses the critical issue of removing toxic dyes from industrial...
Design of New Bis(1,2,3?triazol?1?yl)methane?Based Nitrogen Ligands: Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry
15/03/2024 - The reaction between bis(1,2,3?triazol?1?yl)methane derivatives and nBuLi and various aldehydes, yielded novel neutral ligand precursors incorporating alcohol functional groups. The resulting...
Boosting the Piezoelectric Response and Interfacial Compatibility in Flexible Piezoelectric Composites via DET-Doping BT Nanoparticles
08/03/2024 - With the advent of the Internet of Things, self-powered wearable sensors have become increasingly prevalent in our daily lives. The utilization of piezoelectric composites to harness and sense...
Stable Isotope Tracer Technique and Network Pharmacology to Reveal Antidepressant Targets and Active Components of Xiaoyao San
07/03/2024 - In recent years, the research of mitochondrial dysfunction in depression has drawn the focus of researchers. Our research group previously found that Xiaoyao San (XYS) has improved the mitochondrial...
Design of an Enhanced Dynamic Regulation Controller Considering the State of Charge of Battery Energy Storage Systems
04/03/2024 - In recent years, the escalating electricity demand in Taiwan has heightened the prominence and discourse surrounding the issue of power supply. With the enactment of the European climate law, global...
Study on mechanical, thermal and shape memory properties of polycarbonate/thermoplastic polyurethane blends
26/02/2024 - AbstractBiopolymers, serving as Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) agents, are posing challenges and opportunities within the oil industry, particularly in demanding operational conditions. The assessment...
The Influence of Selected Fillers on the Functional Properties of Polycarbonate Dedicated to 3D Printing Applications
21/02/2024 - Additive manufacturing is still the fastest-developing technology in the modern world. Three-dimensional printing has become popular due to the method’s numerous advantages, such as its...
Effect of Silver Nanoparticles Finishing on Dyeing Properties of Newly Synthesized Reactive Dye Applied on Cellulosic Fabric
13/02/2024 - Cellulosic fabric finishing via silver nanoparticles to develop antimicrobial properties and to upsurge its esthetic worth is flourishing in the textile industry. To contribute this research...
Influence of the Type of Soft Segment on the Selected Properties of Polyurethane Materials for Biomedical Applications
09/02/2024 - This work presents the synthesis and characterization of new TPUs obtained by melt polyaddition using 1,1′-methanediylbis(4-isocyanatocyclohexane) (HMDI, Desmodur W®), a new...
Development of a UiO-66 Based Waterborne Flame-Retardant Coating for PC/ABS Material
19/01/2024 - The flame-retardancy of polymeric materials has garnered great interest. Most of the flame retardants used in copolymers are functionalized additives, which can deteriorate the intrinsic properties...
Architectonic Design Supported by Visual Environmental Simulation—A Comparison of Displays and Formats
13/01/2024 - Visual environmental simulations are fundamental in understanding the relationship between the built environment and psychological perception. The remarkable evolution of virtual immersion displays...
New Insights into Pore Structure and Hydraulic Conductivity of Sodium Hydroxide Alkali-Activated Slag through Advanced Modelling
11/01/2024 - The study of alkali-activated slag (AAS) is motivated by the need for more sustainable alternatives to Portland cement (PC) within the construction industry. Specifically, AAS offers good mechanical...
Transparent and Flexible Actuator Based on a Hybrid Dielectric Layer of Wavy Polymer and Dielectric Fluid Mixture
08/01/2024 - Transparent and flexible vibrotactile actuators play an essential role in human–machine interaction applications by providing mechanical stimulations that can effectively convey haptic...
The Effect of Size on the Mechanical Properties of 3D-Printed Polymers
30/12/2023 - Most of the experiments on additively manufactured polymers are on a small scale, and it remains uncertain whether findings at a small scale can be extrapolated to their larger-scale counterparts....
Identification of Plastics in Mixtures and Blends through Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
26/12/2023 - In this paper, the possibility of detecting polymers in plastic mixtures and extruded blends has been investigated. Pyrolysis–gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (py-GC/MS) allows...
Effects of Embedded Expanded Polystyrene Boards on the Hysteretic Behavior of Innovative Precast Braced Concrete Shear Walls
24/12/2023 - An innovative type of precast braced concrete shear (PBCS) wall has been tested and verified to have comparable shear resistances relative to conventional cast-in-place reinforced concrete (RC) shear...
A Novel Design of Photonic Crystal Directional Coupler with Ultra Short Coupling Length Using Core /Shell Rods Defect
19/12/2023 - In this paper, a novel method to diminish the coupling length and enhance the coupling coefficient in a two-dimensional (2D) photonic crystal (PC) directional coupler (DC)is investigated. The DC...