Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Stretchable and Highly Sensitive Flexible Strain Sensor Based on a Three?Layer Core?Shell Structure of Polydopamine/Polypyrrole@Natural Rubber for Human Activity Monitoring
20/02/2024 - In recent years, flexible strain sensors with a wide detection range and high sensitivity have garnered significant attention for human health monitoring. However, fabricating strain sensors with a...
New Trend of Amperometric Gas Sensors Using Atomic Gold-Decorated Platinum/Polyaniline Composites
12/02/2024 - The Amperometric Gas Sensor (AGS) uses an electrode as the transducer element which converts its signal into a current from the electrochemical reaction of analytes taking place at the electrode...
Non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Sensing of Glucose with a Carbon Black/Polyaniline/Silver Nanoparticle Composite
09/02/2024 - The present work describes the synthesis of an electroactive nanocomposite consisting of carbon black (CB) and polyaniline (PANI) obtained by in situ oxidative polymerization. Monomer P1 was used as...
New Scalable Sulfur Cathode Containing Specifically Designed Polysulfide Adsorbing Materials
12/02/2024 - Because of its considerable theoretical specific capacity and energy density, lithium–sulfur battery technology holds great potential to replace lithium-ion battery technology. However,...
New Methods for Assessing External Sulfate Attack on Cement-Based Specimens
08/02/2024 - This paper presents two original methods for monitoring and evaluating concrete specimens/structures affected by external sulfate attack (ESA). The first is a drying method developed to assess the...
Leaves, Infusion, and Grounds—A Three–Stage Assessment of Element Content in Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis) Based on the Dynamic Extraction and Mineralization of Residues
06/02/2024 - The more yerba mate infusions that are consumed, the larger the amount of grounds generated. What is more, both the infusion and the residues after brewing remain rich elements. Therefore, a strategy...
Electro?Responsive Breathing Transition of Conductive Hydrogel for Broadband Kinetic Energy Harvesting
18/01/2024 - Conductive hydrogel, engineered with a PEDOT:PSS network featuring dynamic crosslinking points, exhibits electro?responsive behavior for efficient energy storage. The high?density charge surfaces...
Deep oxidative desulfurization of real fuels by a new nanocomposite based on mono Cd(II)?substituted Keggin?type silicotungstate, cobalt ferrite and polyaniline as an efficient nanocatalyst
15/01/2024 - To obtain clean fuel, synthesis and characterization of a novel nanocomposite based on mono CdII?substituted silicotungstate (K3SiW11CdO39), cobalt ferrite (CoFe2O4), and polyaniline (PAN) was...
Assessment of Atmospheric Deposition of Potentially Toxic Elements in Macedonia Using a Moss Biomonitoring Technique
15/01/2024 - This study aims to investigate the changes in atmospheric deposition trends in Macedonia, using a moss biomonitoring technique. This technique has been used to assess the content of potentially toxic...
Boosting the performance of PEDOT:PSS based electronics via ionic Liquids
07/01/2024 - The conducting polymer poly(3,4?ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrenesulfonate) (PEDOT:PSS) offers superior advantages in electronics due to its remarkable combination of high electrical conductivity,...
Synthesis of Pd/(MnO2@PANI) Catalyst and Its Study on the Reduction of Cr(VI)
- Liquid-phase catalytic hydrogenation is a non-polluting and highly efficient technique for the reductive removal of hexavalent chromium from water, which has the advantages of a simple device, easy...
An Investigation of the Inverted Structure of a PBDB:T/PZT:C1-Based Polymer Solar Cell
05/12/2023 - Based on experimental results, this theoretical study presents a new approach for investigating polymers’ solar cells. P-type PZT:C1 and N-type PBDB:T were used to construct a blend for...
Numerical Simulation of an Inverted Perovskite Solar Cell Using a SiOx Layer as Down-Conversion Energy Material to Improve Efficiency and Stability
30/11/2023 - Inverted perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have gained much attention due to their low hysteresis effect, easy fabrication, and good stability. In this research, an inverted perovskite solar cell...
DC resistance measurements in multi?layer additively manufactured Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide components
23/11/2023 - Additive manufacturing can offer new methods to shape materials that are difficult or too brittle in nature to process traditionally. In this work we demonstrate the optimization of a linseed oil and...
A Polyelectrolyte Colloidal Brush Based on Cellulose: Perspectives for Future Applications
25/11/2023 - This feature article is devoted to the evaluation of different techniques for producing colloidal polyelectrolyte brushes (CPEBs) based on cellulose nanofibers modified with grafted polyacrylates....
Boosting the Cell Performance of the SiO/Cu and SiO/PPy Anodes via In?Situ Reduction/Oxidation Coating Strategies
05/11/2023 - The SiO/Cu and SiO/PPy composites are prepared by in?situ reduction/oxidation of Cu2+ and Py on the discharged/charged SiO surface, respectively. Cu and ppy coating layer enhance the conductivity of...
Electrochemical Additive Manufacturing of Living Bioelectrodes Having Intimate Electronic Couplings between Exoelectrogens and Electrodes
21/10/2023 - Engineered Living Materials (ELMs) represent a pioneering approach that blends living organisms with inanimate components to deliver specific responsive functionalities, addressing pressing...
Poly(o?anisidine), its composites, derivatives and applications: A review
22/10/2023 - Poly(o?anisidine) (POA) is from the conductive polymer family and derivative of polyaniline. It can be mainly synthesized in two routes, chemical synthesis produces a powdered polymer, whereas...
A Layered Bi2Te3@PPy Cathode for Aqueous Zinc?Ion Batteries: Mechanism and Application in Printed Flexible Batteries
18/10/2023 - The authors analyze the reaction mechanism of Bi2Te3?based cathode for zinc?ion batteries (ZIBs) and demonstrate that, in the aqueous system, Zn2+ is not inserted into the cathode as previously...
Additives in Nanocrystalline Tin Dioxide: Recent Progress in the Characterization of Materials for Gas Sensor Applications
17/10/2023 - Tin dioxide has huge potential and is widely studied and used in different fields, including as a sensitive material in semiconductor gas sensors. The specificity of the chemical activity of tin...
Coating of Felt Fibers with Carbon Nanotubes and PEDOT with Different Counterions: Temperature and Electrical Field Effects
13/10/2023 - The use of wearable devices has promoted new ways of integrating these devices, one of which is through the development of smart textiles. Smart textiles must possess the mechanical and electrical...