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Hollow UiO?66?NH2 Encapsulated Pd Catalysts for Highly Selective Hydrogenation of Furfural to Furfuryl Alcohol
22/05/2024 - Benefiting from the void?confinement effect and substrate enrichment of hollow structure, as well as the surface wrinkles, the as?prepared catalyst Pd@H?UiO?66?NH2 exhibited satisfactory selectivity...
A robust, low-temperature, closed-loop anaerobic system for high-solid mixed farm wastes: advancing agricultural waste management solutions in Canada
23/05/2024 - This study investigates the effectiveness of low-temperature (20 ± 1 °C) anaerobic digestion (AD) for two organic multiple farm substrate combinations: Set 1 comprising chicken manure (CM),...
Tuning the mechanical and thermoelectric properties of self?standing stretchable PEDOT:PSS/SDBS films
18/05/2024 - Epoxy vitrimer materials based on imine bondsAbstractVitrimer materials have machinability and stability because of their shape remodeling and self?healing properties at high temperatures. This...
Modified synthesis of Cs4PbBr6 for enhanced purity and quantum yield and for exploring its potential as a high stokes shift material for down?conversion in solar cells
19/05/2024 - Energy demands have kept increasing in recent years due to expanding human activity. Silicon solar cells offer an attractive renewable energy source while their external quantum efficiency can still...
A Single Component, Single Layer Flexile Foam Evaporator with the Higher Efficiency for Water Generation
19/05/2024 - This paper presents a single component hydrophilic polymer evaporator with a record evaporation rate of 4.32 kg m?2 h?1 under 1 sun and excellent resistance to mechanical and chemical damage. This...
Coin?Shaped Carbon Prepared with Cerbera manghas Fibers via Multistage Carbonization and Activation for High?Performance Symmetrical Supercapacitors
17/05/2024 - Cerbera manghas fibers are the first?time pure biomass to derive inexpensive carbon with nanofiber structure.The resulting carbon electrode produces a nanofiber structure that can be controlled with...
Effects of water extract from Nasturtium officinale R. Br. straw on growth and selenium uptake of peach seedlings
17/05/2024 - The content of selenium (Se) in most horticultural crops is low. To improve Se uptake in fruit trees, we investigated the impact of water extract derived from Nasturtium officinale R. Br. straw on...
The synergy of the matrix modification and fiber geometry to enhance the thermo?mechanical properties of basalt fiber?polypropylene composites for automotive applications
17/05/2024 - Biobased polymernanocomposite Filament for FDM.AbstractBiochar, a carbon?rich biomass material has emerged as promising reinforcement and offers versatile applications and potential benefits in...
Preparation of MOR/P(S?co?VPh) nanofiber composite membrane and its adsorption properties for rubidium ions
17/05/2024 - Flexible Poly(3,4?ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrene sulfonate) (PEDOT:PSS) based self?standing films modified with sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate (SDBS) surfactant, were employed at different...
Extraction of cellulose from halophytic plants for the synthesis of a novel biocomposite
15/05/2024 - Cellulose nanofibers, a sustainable and promising material with widespread applications, exhibit appreciable strength and excellent mechanical and physicochemical properties. The preparation of...
Foliar spraying of chitosan promotes selenium uptake in grapevine planted in soil supplemented with sodium selenite
15/05/2024 - Selenium (Se) is an important trace element for human body, and the fruit Se source is one option for human Se supplementation. To increase grapevine uptake of Se, grape seedlings were transplanted...
A review on sustainable management of biomass: physicochemical modification and its application for the removal of recalcitrant pollutants—challenges, opportunities, and future directions
15/05/2024 - Adsorption is one of the most efficient methods for remediating industrial recalcitrant wastewater due to its simple design and low investment cost. However, the conventional adsorbents used in...
Economic complexity, greenfield investments, and energy innovation: policy implications for sustainable development goals in newly industrialised economies
15/05/2024 - The crucial role of environmental assessment quality has been recognised by environmental and sustainable development goals in addressing climate change challenges. By focusing on the key...
Physicochemical characterization of rice straw before and after alkali-assist photocatalytic pretreatment: a comparative analysis
16/05/2024 - The potential of alkali-assist photocatalytic (AAP) pretreatment to overcome the recalcitrant nature of lignocellulose biomass, i.e. rice straw (RS), was investigated in the present study....
Stereoscopic Polymer Network for Developing Mechanically Robust Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells with an Efficiency Approaching 25%
11/05/2024 - Flexible perovskite solar cells (pero?SCs) have the potential to overturn the application scenario of silicon photovoltaic technology. However, their mechanical instability severely impedes their...
Influence of Nitrogen Content in Food Waste on Biogas Production
10/05/2024 - In this study, nitrogen content of food waste was adjusted by the addition of ammonium chloride to achieve the desired C/N ratio. Biogas production at different ammonium chloride percentages was...
DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH?PERFORMANCE THERMOELECTRIC POLYMERS VIA DOPING OR DEDOPING ENGINEERING
12/05/2024 - It is of great significance to develop high?performance thermoelectric (TE) materials, because they can be used to harvest waste heat into electricity and there is abundant waste heat on earth. The...
Biodiesel supply chain network design: a comprehensive review with qualitative and quantitative insights
11/05/2024 - The global community is actively pursuing alternative energy sources to mitigate environmental concerns and decrease dependence on fossil fuels. Biodiesel, recognized as a clean and eco-friendly...
A GIS-based catastrophe approach for optimal site selection for installation of solar power plants, East Azerbaijan province case study, Iran
14/05/2024 - Due to depletion of fossil fuels and environmental issues, renewable energy consumption is increasingly growing. Solar energy as the most abundant renewable energy source available is becoming...