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Efficient Dynamic Crosslinking for Compatibilizing Immiscible Mixed Plastics through in situ Generated Singlet Nitrenes
07/06/2024 - Creating a sustainable economy for plastics demands the exploration of new strategies for efficient management of mixed plastic waste. The inherent incompatibility of different plastics poses a major...
Assessing the reinforcement effect by response surface methodology of holocellulose from spent coffee grounds on biopolymeric films as food packaging materials
07/06/2024 - The pollution caused by petroleum?derived plastic materials has become a major environmental problem that has encouraged the development of new compostable and environmentally friendly materials for...
Crystal to Hydrogel Transformation in S?Benzyl?L?Cysteine?Containing Cyclic Dipeptides ? Nanostructure Elucidation and Applications
09/06/2024 - Cyclic dipeptides (CDPs) are crucial building blocks for a range of functional nanomaterials due to their simple chemical structure and high molecular stability. In this investigation, we synthesized...
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...
Precisely Controlling Polymer Acceptors with Weak Intramolecular Charge Transfer Effect and Superior Coplanarity for Efficient Indoor All?Polymer Solar Cells with over 27% Efficiency
05/06/2024 - Herein, a successful design strategy of medium?bandgap polymer acceptor, PYFO?V, is presented for indoor all?polymer solar cell operation. By the synergy of alkoxy chains and vinylene spacers onto...
Dynamic Cleavage?Remodeling of Covalent Organic Networks into Multidimensional Superstructures
04/06/2024 - Superstructures with complex hierarchical spatial configurations exhibit broader structural depth than single hierarchical structures and the associated broader application prospects. However,...
Novel ferrofluid based on hydrophobic deep eutectic solvents for separation and analysis of trace estrogens in environmental water and urine samples
- A novel ferrofluid prepared from a hydrophobic deep eutectic solvent (DES) and Fe3O4@graphite composite materials was introduced as a green microextraction medium for the separation and...
Elucidating solvent effects on lipase?catalyzed peroxyacid synthesis through activity?based kinetics and molecular dynamics
04/06/2024 - Peroxyacid synthesis is the first step in the industrially relevant Prilezhaev epoxidation. Due to poor mutual substrates solubility, this methodology often comprises a liquid?liquid system in which...
Hybrid Ethylcellulose Polymeric Films: Ag(I)?Based Components and Curcumin as Reinforcing Ingredients for Enhanced Food Packaging Properties
04/06/2024 - Bio?active ethylcellulose (EC) polymeric films have been obtained by incorporating curcumin (curc) and Ag(I)?based compounds, known for their antioxidant and antimicrobial activity, respectively,...
Transition Behaviors of Isostructural Hydrogen?Bonded Frameworks Composed of Naphthalene, Quinoxaline, and Pyrazinopyrazine Derivatives
04/06/2024 - A series of isostructural reticular frameworks with systematic differences on chemical structures allows us to disclose correlations between specific structural factors and properties, providing...
Pathway Selection in Temporal Evolution of Supramolecular Polymers of Ionic ??Systems: Amphiphilic Organic Solvent Dictates the Fate of Water
04/06/2024 - AOS dictates aqueous: The temporal evolution of short supramolecular polymers (SPs) of ionic ??systems into long SP networks in water and amphiphilic organic solvent (AOS) mixture follows two...
Development of near-infrared reflective inorganic pigment dispersions in the continuous phase of solvent-binder medium
04/06/2024 - AbstractCoatings containing functional pigments capable of reflecting radiation in the near-infrared (NIR) spectrum have been coveted in recent years to meet various industrial specifications. In...
Solvent stabilizing effects on the order–disorder transition of schizophyllan in aqueous mixtures of carboxylic acids
31/05/2024 - Schizophyllan is a triple helical ??1,3?D?glucan, and shows the cooperative order–disorder transition in the aqueous solution at the triple helix state. In this paper, the solvent stabilizing...
Crystalline Transformation of Glycolide Induced by Organic Solvents and Relative Humidity
30/05/2024 - The synthesis and cooling crystallization of ?? and ??glycolide is controlled by the type of organic solvents and/or temperatures, during which an intermediate crystal form of ???glycolide is newly...
Efficient extraction of metals (Fe, Zn, Pb) from hazardous jarosite using ionic liquid and waste-derived solvents
01/06/2024 - The present study evaluated a solvo-metallurgical technique for metal extraction from industrial solid waste (jarosite) using ionic liquids (ILs) and waste-derived solvents. The jarosite contains...
An In Vitro Analysis of Antibacterial Property of Mikania micrantha Leaves Extract as a Textile Finish with Crosslinking Agent and Its Washing Efficacy
03/06/2024 - Safe, durable and environmentally friendly antimicrobial textiles are in great demand in the market nowadays. The present investigation aims to assess antibacterial properties of Mikania...
Evaluation of Pyrazolyl?Indolizine Derivatives as Antimicrobial Agents: Synthesis, In vitro, In silico ADMET and Molecular Docking Studies
27/05/2024 - Herein, we report analogues of s?indacene by the synthesis of novel indolizine derivatives. Using chloroform as an appropriate solvent, sixteen derivatives of pyrazolyl?indolizine (4?19) were...
Recent advances and challenges of the green ZnO-based composites biosynthesized using plant extracts for water treatment
29/05/2024 - Recently, there has been a notable rise in the prevalence of persistent pollutants in the environment, posing a significant hazard due to their toxicity and enduring nature. Conventional...
Structural, morphological, and dielectric properties of poly(vinylidene fluoride)/(Bi0.5Ba0.25Sr0.25) (La0.5Ti0.5) O3 composites
20/05/2024 - Transformation of the internal crystallization of PVDF hollow fiber membrane.AbstractOne of the critical principles of green chemistry and environmental sustainability is to avoid using harmful...
Inhibiting Residual Solvent Induced Side Reactions in Vinylidene Fluoride?Based Polymer Electrolytes Enables Ultra?Stable Solid?State Lithium Metal Batteries
25/05/2024 - The side reactions by the residual solvents of VDF?based SPE with the lithium (Li) metal induce poor stability, which has been long neglected. In this study, a strategy is developed to suppress the...