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Circular Economy

Macrophyte assisted phytoremediation and toxicological profiling of metal(loid)s polluted water is influenced by hydraulic retention time
19/06/2024 - The present study reports findings related to the treatment of polluted groundwater using macrophyte-assisted phytoremediation. The potential of three macrophyte species (Phragmites australis,...
Molten salt synthesis of porous graphene-like carbons as peroxydisulfate catalyst for the efficient removal of rhodamine B dye
20/06/2024 - Carbon materials have been receiving considerable attention as effective green catalysts for peroxydisulfate (PDS) activation to degrade organic pollutants. Herein, the porous graphene-like...
Submerged nanoporous anodized alumina structure for solar-powered desalination
19/06/2024 - Development of nanoporous structures utilizing a single step of anodization technique is well recognized as a cost-effective and straightforward approach for several applications. In the current...
A critical review on the influence of operating parameters and feedstock characteristics on microwave pyrolysis of biomass
18/06/2024 - Biomass pyrolysis is the most effective process to convert abundant organic matter into value-added products that could be an alternative to depleting fossil fuels. A comprehensive understanding...
Carbon reduction through renewable energy and digitalization in emerging economies: Moderating role of public debt
18/06/2024 -    Utilizing renewable energy (RE) and embracing the digital economy (DIG) can significantly contribute to achieving economic, energy, and climate goals by promoting carbon...
Improving the genetic stability of bacterial growth control for long?term bioproduction
15/06/2024 - We constructed an Escherichia coli strain where growth is genetically controlled by an external stimulus determining the expression of all major subunits of RNA polymerase. Control is achieved by...
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...
Advancements and Challenges in the Synthesis of Oxymethylene Ethers (OMEs) as Sustainable Transportation Fuels
14/06/2024 - The urgent need for sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels in the transportation sector is driving research into novel energy carriers that can meet the high energy density requirements of...
High?efficiency Photocatalytic Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol by NH2?UiO?66?(Indole?2,3?Dione)?Fe
15/06/2024 - The photocatalytic oxidation of biomass?derived benzyl alcohol provides a promising way for the synthesis of benzoic acid, which is an important intermediate with wide applications. To improve the...
Thermodynamic and exhaust emission studies of CI engine powered by neem oil methyl ester blends doped with nickel oxide nano additives
16/06/2024 - Assessment of alternate fuel is categorized on thermophysical aspects and performance—emission derived due to its combustion. Data derived from such analysis is short as the energy expenditure to...
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...
Enhancement of biomass productivity and biochemical composition of alkaliphilic microalgae by mixotrophic cultivation using cheese whey for biofuel production
17/06/2024 - The growth of microalgae under alkaline conditions ensures an ample supply of CO2 from the atmosphere, with a low risk of crashing due to contamination and predators. The present study...
The Impact of Renewable Energy Development on Regional Carbon Emission Reduction: Based on the Spatio-Temporal Analysis of 30 Provinces in China
- The development of renewable energy has become an important means for the world to cope with climate change, ensure energy security, and protect the ecological environment. Using the panel data of...
Investigation of the use of aluminum oxide nanoparticle-enhanced waste cooking oil blends in compression ignition engines
12/06/2024 - The sustainable utilization of waste cooking oil (WCO) as an alternative to fossil fuels has gained considerable attention due to its potential for delivering substantial environmental and...
Recent Progress of Fluorinated Conjugated Polymers
08/06/2024 - Fluorinated conjugated polymers, as a thriving field for organic electronics, have received wide?spread attention. This review summarizes the fluorination strategies of building blocks in conjugated...
Efficient Conversion of Glucose to Hydroxymethylfurfural: One?pot Brønsted Base and Acid Promoted Selective Isomerization and Dehydration
09/06/2024 - Development of elegant, selective, and efficient strategies for the production of value?added platform chemicals from renewable feedstocks are in high demand to achieve the future needs and...
Unlocking the potential of low concentration biodiesel blended with green synthesized novel carbon black nanoparticles from Ricinus communis outer shell: An experimental study under different compression ratios and EGR concentrations
09/06/2024 - The outer prickly shells of the Ricinus communis (castor plant) have intrigued researchers interested in the synthesis of carbon black (CB) nanoparticles because of their excellent biocompatibility,...
Catalytic pyrolysis of torrefied biomass with molecular sieve catalysts to produce hydrocarbon rich biocrude
09/06/2024 - The downstream processing of biocrudes obtained from direct biomass pyrolysis poses significant challenges due to stability issues, necessitating costly upgrading for further coprocessing with...
Temperature dependency of electric field treatment for improvement of effective thermal conductivity of functional carbon/silicone rubber composite sheets
07/06/2024 - By utilizing waste hemp stalks as raw material and employing a process of cellulose purification, freeze?drying, and high?temperature carbonization, a carbon aerogel with superior structure and...
Direct Electroplating Ruthenium Precursor on the Surface Oxidized Nickel Foam for Efficient and Stable Bifunctional Alkaline Water Electrolysis
06/06/2024 - Water electrolysis to produce hydrogen (H2) using renewable energy is one of the most promising candidates for realizing carbon neutrality, but its reaction kinetics are hindered by the sluggish...
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...