Materials

Materials

Site?specific crosslinking and assembly of tetrameric ??glucuronidase improve glycyrrhizin hydrolysis
14/09/2023 - In this study, the authors constructed site?specific enzyme assemblies using two?arm PEG?maleimide crosslinker via cysteine?maleimide click reaction. By lengthening the two?arm crosslinker or using a...
Synthesis, cytotoxicity, and antibacterial studies of 2,4,5,6?substituted hexahydro?1H?isoindole?1,3(2H)?dione
15/09/2023 - The synthesis of isoindole?1,3?dione analogues bearing halo, hydroxy and acetoxy groups at the 4,5,6?position of the bicyclic imide ring was performed and then the cytotoxic effect and the...
Characterization of Natural Zeolite and Determination of its Ion-exchange Potential for Selected Metal Ions in Water
- The growing demand for clean and safe water calls for alternative water treatment methods and materials. In this work, characterization of natural zeolite samples and evaluation of their potential to...
Optimization of open circuit voltage and stability of Sn–Pb mixed perovskite solar cells by phenyl–ethyl ammonium bromide
15/09/2023 - Abstract With the rapid development of perovskite solar cells, organic–inorganic hybrid Pb–Sn perovskite solar cells have attracted more and more attention in recent years due...
Understanding the LiOH effect on PVA membranes from an experimental vision and a density functional theory study
14/09/2023 - Abstract In this work, the effect of lithium hydroxide (LiOH) amalgamation on the properties of polyvinyl alcohol thermoplastic membranes, obtained by the solvent casting method,...
Aerospace, Vol. 10, Pages 806: Parameter Identification of Pilot Model and Stability Analysis of Human-in-Loop Image Seeker
15/09/2023 - In the human-in-loop (HIL) guidance mode, a pilot quickly identifies and flexibly locks on to a target through a real-time image signal transmitted by the aircraft. Then, the line-of-sight (LOS)...
The Functional Components of By-Product Resources from the Aerial Parts of Polygonatum cyrtonema Hua
16/09/2023 - The rhizome of Polygonatum, which has been consumed in China for nearly 2000 years, is rich in oligosaccharides, polysaccharides, saponins, and alkaloids and has various effects such as lowering...
A Multi-Analytical Diagnostic on an Outdoor Wall Painting: The Study on the Déesis of St. Maria Annunziata’s Church, Motta San Giovanni (Reggio Calabria, Italy)
18/09/2023 - This article concerns the diagnostic campaign aimed at analyzing the mural painting representing the iconographic theme of the Deesis of the Church of St. Maria Annunziata, Motta San Giovanni, in the...
Design and Experimental Analysis of Seismic Isolation Bearings for Nuclear Power Plant Containment Structures
17/09/2023 - The aim of this study was to further research the mechanical properties of epoxy thick-layer rubber isolation bearings, adopting orthogonal design and efficacy coefficient methods in order to...
Preparation and Characterization of Ag2O Thin Films on Construction Textiles for Optoelectronics Applications: Effect of Aging on Its Optical and Structural Properties
15/09/2023 - The aim of the research was to modify the surface of construction textiles by means of the use of thin silver oxide films, investigate the structure and optical and mechanical properties, and...
Eco-Friendly Capsaicin-Containing Water-Based Antifouling Coatings for Marine Aquaculture
15/09/2023 - Natural antifoulants have received significant interest in the search for non- or less-toxic antifouling coating systems for marine structures. Capsaicin, a natural compound that can be found in...
Chitosan-Based Sustainable Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition of Aluminum in Seawater
15/09/2023 - Metals are widely used in various industrial applications due to their advantageous properties, but they often exhibit signs of degradation over time because of prolonged exposure to environmental...
Reproducible Preparation of Thin Graphene Films Using a Green and Efficient Liquid-Phase Exfoliation Method for Applications in Photovoltaics
17/09/2023 - This paper presents an innovative, cost-effective, and environmentally sustainable approach to producing high-quality graphene nanosheets (G-NSs) on a large scale. Particularly, we have achieved a...
Flexural Properties of Thin-Walled Specimens with Square Hollow Sections 3D Printed from ABS Reinforced with Aramid Fibers
17/09/2023 - This article studies the flexural behavior of thin-walled specimens with square hollow sections fabricated using fused deposition modeling (FDM). The specimens were 3D printed from an ABS filament...
From Transparent to Opaque: A Route towards Multifunctional Parts Injected with a Single Material
15/09/2023 - The technological, social and economic development observed in recent decades brought an exponential increase in consumption and inherent new challenges. Recycling is one of the best solutions to...
Tomographic and Tension Analysis of Polypropylene Reinforced with Carbon Fiber Fabric by Injection Molding
15/09/2023 - The use of thermoplastic materials has had significant growth in recent years. However, with great mechanical requirements, thermoplastics have limitations to their use. To improve these...
Polypropylene Color Masterbatches Containing Layered Double Hydroxide Modified with Quinacridone and Phthalocyanine Pigments—Rheological, Thermal and Application Properties
16/09/2023 - Polypropylene color masterbatches containing modified layered double hydroxides, LDHs, were created. The simple, industry-acceptable method of LDH surface modification with quinacridone and...
Structure–Property Relationship and Multiple Processing Studies of Novel Bio-Based Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers
17/09/2023 - Currently, the growing demand for polymeric materials has led to an increased need to develop effective recycling methods. This study focuses on the multiple processing of bio-based thermoplastic...
Thermal Aging Degradation of High-Viscosity Asphalt Based on Rheological Methods
17/09/2023 - With the acceleration of the construction of sponge cities in China, porous asphalt pavement (PA) is has been widely used. High-viscosity asphalt (HVA) is the core material in building PA because it...
Toughening Enhancement Mechanism and Performance Optimization of Castor-Oil-Based Polyurethane Cross-Linked Modified Polybutylene Adipate/Terephthalate Composites
18/09/2023 - In this study, polyol castor oil (CO) and toluene-2,4-diisocyanate (TDI) were selected to modify PBAT, and castor-oil-based polyurethane (COP) was produced in a PBAT matrix using melt-blending and...
Research on the Development of a Way to Modify Asphalt Mixtures with PET Recyclates
18/09/2023 - Due to the growing need to recycle plastics, new possibilities for their reuse are intensively sought. In the Asian market, waste polymers are increasingly used to modify road bitumen. This solution...