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Materials

Tribological performance of WS2/PAI composite coating reinforced with carbon nanotubes?carbon fiber at high temperatures
23/02/2024 - Preparation process of CNTs?CF and high?temperature tribological performance of CNTs?CF modified WS2/PAI composite coating.The carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were chemically grafted onto carbon fibers (CFs)...
A Method to Obtain the Transducers Impulse Response (TIR) in Photoacoustic Imaging
22/01/2024 - Photoacoustic tomography (PAT) is an emerging imaging technique with great potential for a wide range of biomedical imaging applications. The transducers impulse response (TIR) is a key factor...
Research Progress in Special Engineering Plastic-Based Electrochromic Polymers
22/12/2023 - SPECPs are electrochromic polymers that contain special engineering plastic structural characteristic groups (SPECPs). Due to their high thermal stability, mechanical properties, and weather...
Supporting Environment Sustainability: Purchasing Intentions Relating to Battery Electric Vehicles in Taiwan
13/12/2023 - Global warming remains a prominent topic of discussion in numerous countries, with transportation being a key contributor to significant greenhouse gas emissions. To address this issue, governments...
In-Depth Steel Crack Analysis Using Photoacoustic Imaging (PAI) with Machine Learning-Based Image Processing Techniques and Evaluating PAI-Based Internal Steel Crack Feasibility
11/12/2023 - Steel plays an indispensable role in our daily lives, permeating various products ranging from essential commodities and recreational gears to information technology devices and general household...
Preparation of Novel Nitrogen-Rich Fluorinated Hyperbranched Poly(amide-imide) and Evaluation of Its Electrochromic Properties and Iodine Adsorption Behavior
25/11/2023 - In this study, we successfully synthesized a novel triacid monomer by means of the thermal cyclization reaction. Subsequently, a series of nitrogen-rich (A3+B2)-type fluorinated hyperbranched...
Electrospinning of High-Performance Nanofibres: State of the Art and Insights into the Path Forward
18/11/2023 - Nanofibrous membranes have gained interest for their small pore size, light weight, and excellent filtration. When produced from high-performance polymers, nanofibrous membranes also benefit from...
Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Premixed Tricalcium Silicate Containing Bioceramic Sealer Used with Warm Carrier-Based Technique: A 12-Month Prospective Pilot Study
29/10/2023 - Background: This pilot prospective study analysed the clinical use of a new bioceramic premixed CaSi-containing sealer in association with a warm carrier-based technique. Methodology: Healthy...
Drawing Dispersion Curves: Band Structure Customization via Nonlocal Phononic Crystals
- Dispersion relations govern wave behaviors, and tailoring them is a grand challenge in wave manipulation. We demonstrate the inverse design of phononic dispersion using nonlocal interactions on...
Preparation of soluble colorless poly(amide?imide) films with high glass transition temperature and low coefficient of thermal expansion by coordination interaction of Li cations
25/09/2023 - To meet the needs of high heat?resistant and colorless polyimide (CPI) films, a series of poly(amide?imide) (PAI) films were synthesized by copolymerization of 1,2,3,4?cyclobutanetetracarboxylic...
A Pesticide Decision Support Tool to guide the selection of less environmentally harmful pesticides for the sugar cane industry
25/09/2023 - Pesticides applied to agricultural land have been shown to decrease the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef lagoon. This issue is addressed by the Reef 2050 Water Quality Improvement...
Investigation of interdiffusion between compatible polymers under static and co?extrusion processing conditions
11/09/2023 - The properties of ultralight and superelastic multifunctional PI composite aerogels.AbstractHigh?performance and lightweight electromagnetic wave?absorbing materials with broad frequency bandwidths...
Exposure to incense burning, biomarkers, and the physical health of temple workers in Taiwan
02/09/2023 - Incense burning releases heavy particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), known to have adverse effects on human health. Long-term exposure to PM and NO2 increases inflammatory cytokine...
Thirty years of research on photoacoustic imaging in the field of cancer: A scientometric analysis of hotspots, bursts, and research trends
23/08/2023 - As a novel imaging modality based on photoacoustic effects, photoacoustic imaging (PAI) has shown great potential in biomedical applications, especially in the field of cancer. The purpose of our...
Hederagenin inhibits high glucose?induced fibrosis in human renal cells by suppression of NLRP3 inflammasome activation through reducing cathepsin B expression
20/08/2023 - Hederagenin mitigated NLRP3 inflammasome?mediated fibrosis in HG?induced renal cells, possibly by downregulating CTSB expression.Diabetic nephropathy is a major complication of diabetes mellitus and...
Incorporation of an Intermediate Polyelectrolyte Layer for Improved Interfacial Polymerization on PAI Hollow Fiber Membranes
- In a single-step spinning process, we create a thin-walled, robust hollow fiber support made of Torlon® polyamide-imide featuring an intermediate polyethyleneimine (PEI) lumen layer to...
Investigating the characteristics of 11?kHz excitation of EFCAP and its selective effect on breast cancer cell death
05/07/2023 - Graphical 1.Plasma density and the discharge inception and decay with the applied voltage waveform at 11?kHz were investigated.2.The plasma treatment parameters were optimized to find a set where the...
“Trojan Horse” Phototheranostics: Fine?Engineering NIR?II AIEgen Camouflaged by Cancer Cell Membrane for Homologous?Targeting Multimodal Imaging?Guided Phototherapy
02/07/2023 - A versatile molecule featured by aggregation?induced emission, namely DHTDP, synchronously enabling second near?infrared (NIR?II) fluorescence and efficient photothermal conversion is developed...
Synthesis and Properties of Polyamide 6 Random Copolymers Containing an Aromatic Imide Structure
25/06/2023 - In order to adjust the properties of polyamide 6 (PA6) and expand its application, a new strategy of introducing an aromatic imide structure into the PA6 chain through the random copolymerization...
Tantalum Nitride-Based Theranostic Agent for Photoacoustic Imaging-Guided Photothermal Therapy in the Second NIR Window
23/05/2023 - Metal nitrides show excellent photothermal stability and conversion properties, which have the potential for photothermal therapy (PTT) for cancer. Photoacoustic imaging (PAI) is a new non-invasive...
The Influence of Mesh Density on the Results Obtained by Finite Element Analysis of Complex Bodies
23/03/2023 - Finite element analysis of complex bodies is frequently used in design to determine the size of deformations. Successive iterations, with progressive refinement of mesh densities, are most often...