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Sub?2 Nm Micro?Strained High?Entropy?Alloy Nanoparticles Boosts Hydrogen Electrocatalysis
24/05/2024 - High?entropy alloys (HEAs) confine multifarious elements into the same lattice, leading to intense lattice distortion effect. The lattice distortion tends to induce local microstrain at atomic level...
Effects of SiO2 Nanoparticles on Polyvinyl Alcohol/Carboxymethyl Cellulose Polymer Blend Films’ Structural, Wettability, Surface Roughness, and Optical Characteristics
07/05/2024 - The blend matrix composed of polyvinyl alcohol and carboxymethylcellulose (PVA/CMC) was prepared via the casting method. SiO2 nanoparticles were added as reinforcement in different amounts (SiO2?=?1,...
Enhancing Electrochemical Efficiency of Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells for Carbon Dioxide Reduction Through Nickel?Doped Titanate?Based Cathode with Doped Ceria Electrolyte
23/05/2024 - The electro?catalytic properties of Ni?LSCT (La0.20Sr0.25Ca0.45Ni0.05Ti0.95O3–?) cathode of SOEC for CO2 electrolysis with GDC (Gd0.1Ce0.9O1.95) electrolyte is reported. The exsolution of Ni...
Earth?Abundant Recyclable Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Green?light Mediated C–H Arylation in Heterogeneous Phase
24/05/2024 - A magnetically isolable iron oxide nanoparticles is introduced as an efficient heterogeneous photocatalyst for non?directed C?H arylation employing aryl diazonium salts as the aryl precursors. This...
Injectable pH? and ultrasound?responsive dual?crosslinked dextran/chitosan/TiO2 nanocomposite hydrogels for antibacterial applications
23/05/2024 - Combining exogenous and endogenous antibacterial mechanisms has been demonstrated to enhance therapeutic efficacy significantly. This study constructs an innovative type of exogenous and endogenous...
Iron nanoparticles prepared from South African acid mine drainage for the treatment of methylene blue in wastewater
27/05/2024 - In this study, three acid mine drainage (AMD) sources were investigated as potential sources of iron for the synthesis of iron nanoparticles using green tea extract (an environmentally friendly...
Mechanism of efficient adsorption for arsenic in aqueous solution by zeolitic imidazolate framework?8
25/05/2024 - Arsenic (As) is one extremely hazardous and carcinogenic metalloid element. Due to mining, metal smelting, and other human activities, the pollution of water (especially groundwater) and soil...
Aragonite and its composites: preparations, properties and applications.
24/05/2024 - Aragonite, a metastable crystal form of calcium carbonate, exhibits the highest density and hardness among all species. Diversified forms of aragonite composites can be produced through different...
Significantly improved mechanical properties of mullite ceramics by adding AlOOH with different sizes and morphologies
26/05/2024 - Mullite ceramics with high purity and toughness were prepared by hot?press sintering of pyrophyllite at 1300°C using AlOOH nanomaterials with different sizes and morphologies (nanoparticles,...
CMAS corrosion resistance of scandia, ceria, yttria?stabilized zirconia ceramic
24/05/2024 - Sc2O3–CeO2–Y2O3– stabilized zirconia (ScCeYSZ) nanoparticles with different percentages of stabilizer agents [sample1: 1.8 wt.% (Sc2O3) 8.3 wt.% (CeO2) 1.9 wt.% (Y2O3), sample 2: 1.1 wt.%...
Cure characteristics and mechanical properties of natural rubber vulcanizates filled with untreated pyrolytic tire char
23/05/2024 - Diffusion particles fabricated via in?situ combining PMMA microspheres and nanoparticles through electrostatic attraction display considerably different optical diffusion effects in prepared...
Water?based Polyurethane Heating Film with Double?Layer Conductive Network for a Rapid Electrothermal Response
21/05/2024 - Carbon?based composite materials have garnered widespread attention in the field of Personal Thermal Management (PTM). In these applications, constructing conductive fillers with a highly...
A Comparative Study of Single and Dual Sintering Processes of Metal Nanoparticles for Flexible Electronics Application
21/05/2024 - The sintering process is categorized into four conditions: laser irradiation only, thermal treatment only, thermal treatment then laser irradiation, and laser irradiation then thermal treatment. An...
Air?Processed Perovskite Solar Cells with >25% Efficiency and High Stability Enabled by Crystallization Modulation and Holistic Passivation
22/05/2024 - Organic semiconductors (e.g., PCBM and IDIC) frequently serve as interface passivants for perovskite solar cells (PSCs) due to their beneficial passivation effects on perovskite interfaces. However,...
Analysis of the Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Polymethyl Methacrylate Bone Cement’s Characteristics and In Vitro Bioactivity to Prolong Its Functionality in Orthopedic Application
30/05/2023 - Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) bone cement is being used to fill voids that are created due to vertebral compression fractures. It is also a grouting medium in orthopedic joint replacement surgeries...
Influences of Nanosilica Particles on Density, Mechanical, and Tribological Properties of Sisal/Hemp Hybrid Nanocomposite
15/05/2023 - Focusing on natural fibers are the prominent substitution for synthetic fiber and reinforced into polymer matrices found unique properties such as lightweight, cost?effectiveness, and good mechanical...
Fused Deposition Modeling of Single?Use Plastic Alloy
14/02/2023 - Packaging plastics are called ‘single?use plastics’ because of short lifetime. Among which, the three plastics of polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) take...
Influence of Unzipped Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Oxides?Epoxy Paint on the Corrosion Rate of Mild Steel in Marine Environment
22/05/2024 - The UMCNO dispersed epoxy resin paint matrix was coated on the surface of mild steel to enhance its corrosion resistance in a marine environment. The correlation of various operating factors with...
Microwave?Driven Pyrolysis of Plastic Waste into Carbon Nanotubes and Hydrogen Using Spinel Ferrites
22/05/2024 - Magnetic NiFe2O4, ZnFe2O4, and MgFe2O4 catalysts were used as microwave heat susceptors for deconstruction of high?density plastic into CNTs, oil, and hydrogen fuel. These materials absorbed...
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...
Broadening the coating applications of sustainable materials by reinforcing epoxidized corn oil with single-walled carbon nanotubes
22/05/2024 - In the global context of environmental awareness, the present research proposes a sustainable alternative to the widely used petroleum-based epoxy coatings. Epoxidized corn oil (ECO) was tested as...