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Materials

Optimized preparation route for polyamide top-coated forward osmosis membrane for enhanced water flux using industrial wastewater as feed
01/06/2024 - The forward osmosis (FO) process has recently gained significant interest in treating wastewater, brackish/seawater and concentrating feedstocks for various operations, including desalination. The...
Evaluation of various membranes at different fluxes to enable large?volume single?use perfusion bioreactors
04/05/2024 - This study evaluates perfusion cell culture performance and productivity at various membrane fluxes (1.5–5 LMH), utilizing three different membrane chemistries (polyvinylidene difluoride [PVDF],...
Improved Protein Removal Performance of PES Hollow-Fiber Ultrafiltration Membrane with Sponge-like Structure
25/04/2024 - The research used polyethersulfone (PES) as a membrane material, polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) k30 and polyethylene glycol 400 (PEG 400) as water-soluble additives, and dimethylacetamide (DMAc) as a...
Ultrafiltration polyanionic poly (3?sulfopropyl methacrylate) membranes with enhanced antifouling and water flux
18/03/2024 - Polyethersulfone (PES) membranes are prevalent in the field of water treatment owing to their exceptional separation efficiency, robust mechanical properties, and resistance to chemical degradation....
Willing or Not? Rural Residents’ Willingness to Pay for Ecosystem Conservation in Economically Underdeveloped Regions: A Case Study in China’s Qinling National Park
15/03/2024 - Implementing payments for ecosystem service (PES) programs in national parks has proven effective in balancing the conflicts between ecosystem conservation and economic development, achieving...
Production and properties of electrically conductive polymer composites reinforced with cotton threads
08/03/2024 - A schematic view for dye removal by Citric acid functionalized FSM?16 membrane.AbstractThe development of superior thin?film nanocomposite (TFN) membranes with good separation performance and...
Assessment of Impact of the Surface Modification Techniques on Structural, Biophysical, and Electrically Conductive Properties of Different Fabrics
02/03/2024 - This article presents studies on the evaluation of the impact of surface modification of cotton, viscose, and polyester fabrics using three techniques (flocking, layer by layer, and screen printing)...
Investigation of Physical Properties of Polymer Composites Filled with Sheep Wool
02/03/2024 - Sheep farmers are currently facing an oversupply of wool and a lack of willing buyers. Due to low prices, sheep wool is often either dumped, burned, or sent to landfills, which are unsustainable and...
Nanoflower hydroxyapatite's effect on the properties of resin?based dental composite
23/02/2024 - Three different methods for obtaining polyethersulfone membranes containing polyelectrolyte complexes are compared in terms of their impact on surface and adsorption...
Research on the performances of VPEG macromonomer grafted different functional groups to prepare polycarboxylate superplasticizers
17/02/2024 - The extrusion molding process of annular expansion orientation enhancement pipe has a positive effect on the molecular chain forming the oriented structure of amorphous polymers. This method is also...
Fabrication optimization of polyethersulfone adsorptive mixed matrix membrane for enhanced dynamic methylene blue removal: Response surface methodology approach
20/02/2024 - Enhancing dynamic adsorption capacity of PES adsorptive mixed matrix membrane.In the present study, the polyethersulfone (PES)/graphene oxide (GO)/polyethylene glycol 200 (PEG?200) adsorptive mixed...
Annular expansion for enhanced orientation and mechanical properties of extruded amorphous PPESK/PES pipes
17/02/2024 - Compared with TT/CZ combination, combination TBSI/TBZTD binary accelerator system is environment?friendly. After the combination TBSI/TBZTD was used, the crosslinking density can be increased and the...
Adversarial Attacks with Defense Mechanisms on Convolutional Neural Networks and Recurrent Neural Networks for Malware Classification
19/02/2024 - In the field of behavioral detection, deep learning has been extensively utilized. For example, deep learning models have been utilized to detect and classify malware. Deep learning, however, has...
Modulation the Synergistic Effect of Chitosan-Sodium Alginate Nanoparticles with Ca2+: Enhancing the Stability of Pickering Emulsion on D-Limonene
19/02/2024 - Pickering emulsions (PEs) have been regarded as an effective approach to sustaining and preserving the bioactivities of essential oils. The aim of this research is to prepare a PE stabilized by...
Effect of flux and shear rate on E. coli recovery in tangential flow filtration through a single hollow fiber
08/02/2024 - Pathogenic bacteria which enter a viable but non?culturable (VBNC) state impede efforts to reach detectable concentrations required for PCR methods. This motivated a strategy for tangential flow...
Novel ZnO-Modified Polyethersulfone Nanocomposite Membranes for Nanofiltration of Concentrated Textile Wastewater
- This study addresses escalating textile wastewater discharge by employing silane-functionalized zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles (NPs) to modify polyethersulfone (PES) membranes, resulting in...
Atomic and Electronic Structure of Metal–Salen Complexes [M(Salen)], Their Polymers and Composites Based on Them with Carbon Nanostructures: Review of X-ray Spectroscopy Studies
30/01/2024 - Currently, electrically conductive polymers based on transition metal complexes [M(Salen)], as well as their composites, are among the systems showing promise as catalysts, electrochromic and...
The Resistance of Polyethersulfone Membranes on the Alkaline Cleaning Solutions
- Polyethersulfone (PES) is a polymer popularly used to produce ultrafiltration (UF) membranes. PES is relatively hydrophobic; thus, hydrophilic ingredients are added to the membrane matrix to reduce...
MXene/PDMS composite foam with regulatable cell structures for improved EMI shielding performance
18/01/2024 - AbstractThis study focuses on the optimization of polyethersulfone (PES) hollow fiber membranes fabricated with the phase inversion method. A Box–Behnken experimental design was employed with three...
Hydrodynamic Effects on the Collapse Kinetics of Flexible Polyelectrolytes
- Understanding the collapse kinetics of polyelectrolytes (PEs) is crucial for comprehending various biological and industrial phenomena. Despite occurring in an aqueous environment, previous...
Unraveling the Formation Mechanism of Egg’s Unique Flavor via Flavoromics and Lipidomics
10/01/2024 - Egg products after thermal treatment possess a unique flavor and are favored by consumers. In this study, the key aroma-active compounds of egg yolk products and their formation mechanism during...