Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Heavy?Metal?Free Colloidal Quantum Dots: Progress and Opportunities in Solar Technologies
23/06/2024 - Colloidal quantum dots (QDs) hold great promise as building blocks in solar technologies owing to their remarkable photostability and adjustable properties through the rationale involving size,...
Ultrafast Near?Infrared Luminescence from Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Complexes with Indirubin as Ancillary Ligand
21/06/2024 - Being a constitutional isomer of the indigo dye, indirubin has been known as a purple colourant for a long time. On the other hand, its structural and photophysical properties as ligand in metal...
Ultrafast Photoexcitation Induced Passivation for Quasi?2D Perovskite Photodetectors
16/06/2024 - Under lower photoexcitation level, the dimensionality reduction process dominates to form low n?phase 2D perovskite in surface. And the higher photoexcitation level can induce the oxygen doping to...
3D Nanoprinting of Heterogeneous Metal Oxides with High Shape Fidelity
16/06/2024 - This work proposes a 3D nanoprinting method for various metal oxides with high shape fidelity. This method enables 3D nanoprinting and heterogeneous integration of metal oxides with water?soluble...
Exploring the Role of Central Metals in Bulky Phthalocyanines for Dye?Sensitized Solar Cells
14/06/2024 - A series of metallo?(Zn(II), Mg(II) and Ru(II)) and free?base phthalocyanines (Pcs) with a carboxyl anchoring group and either tert?butyl or bulky 2,6?diisopropylphenoxy peripheral substituents were...
Gate-to-grave assessment of plastic from recycling to manufacturing of TENG: a comparison between India and Singapore
15/06/2024 - This study assesses the viability of recycled plastic-based triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for sustainable energy harvesting in India and Singapore, concurrently examining plastic waste...
Synthesis and Application of Robust Spiro [Fluorene?9] CAAC Ruthenium Alkylidene Complexes for the „One?Pot“ Conversion of Allyl Acetate to Butane?1,4?diol
12/06/2024 - A series of a novel CAAC ligands featuring a spiro?fluorene group have been synthesized and complexed with ruthenium alkylidenes, yielding the corresponding Hoveyda?type derivatives as a new family...
Efficient Near?Infrared Fluorophores Based on Cyanostyrene Derivatives for Two?Photon Fluorescence Bioimaging
11/06/2024 - Organic fluorescent materials with red/near?infrared (NIR) emission are highly promising for use in biotechnology due to their exceptional advantages. However, traditional red/NIR fluorophores often...
Applications of Graphene-Based Nanomaterials as Contrast Agents in Biomedical Imaging Technologies: A Review
01/09/2024 - Abstract Graphene-based nanomaterials have found extensive applications across numerous fields owing to their unique properties; one fascinating example of these applications is...
Phytoremediation mechanism and role of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in weed plants for eco-restoration of hazardous industrial waste polluted site: a review
13/06/2024 - Plants have numerous strategies for phytoremediation depending upon the characteristic of pollutants. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) are essential to the process of phytoremediation...
Structural characterization of the extracellular stalk material of the diatom Didymosphenia geminata
- The study represents new bioanalytical characterization of mainly organic components of the poorly investigated extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) of the enigmatic diatom Didymosphenia...
Improving microinjection processability of biodegradable elastomer poly(l?lactide?co???caprolactone) by blending with polycaprolactone and plasticizing with polyethylene glycol
07/06/2024 - To improve the flexibility, processability, and decomposability of isosorbide (ISB) based polycarbonate, ethoxylated isosorbide (EI5) was used as a comonomer in the synthesis process. Structures and...
Environmentally friendly zwitterionic fluorocarbon surfactant for high-efficiency emulsion polymerization of fluoropolymers
07/06/2024 - AbstractFluorocarbon surfactants are widely used, especially in the emulsion polymerization of fluoropolymers, due to their high surface activity, excellent stability, and excellent compatibility....
Rapid?Response Water?Shrink Films with High Output Work Density Based on Polyethylene Oxide and ??Cyclodextrin for Autonomous Wound Closure
05/06/2024 - Conventional wound closure methods, including sutures and tissue adhesives, present significant challenges for self?care treatment, particularly in the context of bleeding wounds. Existing...
Advances in Mixed Tin?Lead Narrow?Bandgap Perovskites for Single?Junction and All?Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells
05/06/2024 - This review summarizes the development of tin?lead perovskites and their applications in single?junction and all?perovskite tandem solar cells. The fundamental structural and optoelectronic...
Artificial Phages with Biocatalytic Spikes for Synergistically Eradicating Antibiotic?Resistant Biofilms
05/06/2024 - Antibiotic?resistant pathogens have become a global public health crisis, especially biofilm?induced refractory infections. Efficient, safe, and biofilm microenvironment (BME)?adaptive therapeutic...
In Silico Design and Characterization of a New Molecular Electride: Li@Calix[3]pyrrole
05/06/2024 - The Cover Feature presents Li@calix[3]pyrrole, the newest member of the molecular electride family, realizing its unique electronic structure. Theoretical investigations reveal the position of its...
Niche partitioning and plastisphere core microbiomes in the two most plastic polluted zones of the world ocean
06/06/2024 - Plastics are offering a new niche for microorganisms colonizing their surface, the so-called “plastisphere,” in which diversity and community structure remain to be characterized and compared...
Intense Photoluminescence and Mechanoluminescence of Novel BaLaAl3O7?:?xEu3+ Red Nanophosphors
29/05/2024 - BaLaAl3O7?:?xEu3+ nanophosphors are prepared and characterized. The intense PL at 615?nm is obtained under the 305?nm excitation, and there exist two optimal doping concentrations. The ML phenomenon...
Three?Dimensional Directional Assembly of Liquid Crystal Molecules
24/05/2024 - The precise construction of hierarchically long?range ordered structures using molecules as fundamental building blocks can fully harness their anisotropy and potential. However, the...
Synthesis and Optical Properties of Binaphthyl Derivatives with Comprehensive Introduction of Phenylethynyl Groups
24/05/2024 - In this study, compounds with phenylethynyl (PE) groups introduced at all of the possible positions of the methylene?bridged structure of the 1,1??bi?2?naphthol backbone (3?PE to 8?PE) were...