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RSC Advances

An international journal to further the chemical sciences
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Nurul Alwani Samsure, Nur Awanis Hashim, nik meriam sulaiman and Ching Yern Chee
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA00124F, Paper
Exposure of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane to alkaline solutions is recently known for its deterioration effect on the mechanical and thermal stability of membrane. On the positive side, it leads...
Junyi Xu, Jie Li, Yuewu Zhu, Kai Zhu, Yexiang Liu and Jin Liu
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA02865A, Paper
A triPEG-boron based solid polymer electrolyte (SPE) membrane is fabricated for all-solid-state lithium ion battery. With an ether oxygen (EO):LiN(SO2CF3)2 (LiTFSI) molar ratio of 25:1, this electrolyte membrane has ionic...
Zhihong Yang, Tong Xue, Linghui Yu, Guangbin Ji, Guoyue Xu and Zhichuan J. Xu
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01930G, Communication
Magnetic nanocapsules with Fe3O4 nanorods as core and hydrothermal carbon (HTC) as shell have been synthesized by a nanocasting method. Duo to the strong shape anisotropy of the nanorods, the...
Xili Ding, Chengqi Wu, Tong Ha, Lizhen Wang, Yan Huang, Hongyan Kang, Yingying Zhang, Haifeng Liu and Yubo Fan
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA26752H, Paper
The periosteum plays an indispensable role in both bone formation and bone defect healing. The purpose of this study was to construct a functional periosteum in vitro. We developed a...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA26707B, Paper
Microvial insert thermal desorption is evaluated as a sample introduction system for gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) determination of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene isomers (BTEX) in vegetable oil samples. Under...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA22317B, Communication
In this article we report the structural and optical properties of varying compositions of lead free inorganic perovkite (CsSnX3 (X=Br, Cl, I)) and its tunable photoluminescence covering the entire visible...
Fei Ma, Fei Ma, Martin Jarenmark, Svante Hedström, Petter Persson, Ebbe Nordlander and Arkady Yartsev
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA25670D, Paper
This is an Accepted Manuscript, which has been through the RSC Publishing peer review process and has been accepted for publication. Accepted manuscripts are published online shortly after acceptance. This version of the article will be replaced by the fully edited, formatted and proof read Advance Article as soon as this is available.
Diego Bouzas-Ramos, Mario Menéndez-Miranda, Jose Manuel Costa-Fernandez, Jorge Ruiz Encinar and Alfredo Sanz-Medel
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA26268B, Paper
HgSe nanoparticles (NPs) have been recognised as the ultimate product of mercury detoxification in biological systems. However, the exact mechanism of their formation and distribution in animals is not understood...
Zhanhu Guo, Jiang Guo, Jun Long, Daowei Ding, Qiang Wang, Ahmad Umar, Xin Zhang, Brandon Weeks, Yu Shan and Suying Wei
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA25210E, Paper
The polyaniline (PANI)/epoxy nanocomposites with enhanced mechanical and electrical properties were prepared by three different techniques. Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and scanning electron microscope (SEM) were used to study...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA26508H, Paper
Chitosan, glycidyl methacrylate (synthetic polymer) and magnetite are combined to produce novel magnetic macro-reticular hybrid synthetic-natural materials. The amino group concentration in the obtained materials was enriched through two different...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA27620A, Communication
Herein we introduce newly a perylene diimide dimer (diPDI) as a non-fullerene electron transporting layer (ETL) material for inverted perovskite solar cells. The solar cell device with n-doped diPDI as...
Dzung Dao, Hoang-Phuong Phan, Toan Dinh and Afzaal Qamar
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA28164D, Communication
This paper presents for the first time the effect of strain on the electrical conductivity of p-type single crystalline 3C-SiC grown on a Si (111) substrate. 3C-SiC thin film was...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01522K, Paper
A highly sensitive and selective fluorescent sensor for Cu2+ ion in water medium is reported using 4-((benzo[d]thiazol-2-ylthio)methyl)-5,7-dihydroxy-2H-chromen-2-one (1) included β-cyclodextrin, as probe. The fluorogenic supramolecule has displayed good selectivity and...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA24967H, Paper
The CuBr-catalyzed 2-(1-alkynyl)-2-alken-1-ones is selected as a research system to explore the effects of solvent DMF, substrate MeOH, trace H2O and valence state of Cu on the synthesis reaction of...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA26946F, Paper
We report a simple soft-templating strategy for the synthesis of nanoporous crystalline nickel sulfide with two dimensional (2-D) morphology. The nickel sulfide phases and morphologies are varied by changing the...
Mirela Dragomir, Matjaz Valant, Mattia Fanetti and Yurij Mozharivskyj
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA00789A, Paper
A facile chemical method for synthesis of 3C-SiC nanoflakes is presented. The process involves the pyrolysis of polycarbosilane (PCS) at 700 °C, in a NaCl powder template, followed by thermal...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA23520K, Paper
A convenient method for the synthesis of anionic lanthanide amides complexes bearing carbon-bridged bis(phenolate) ligands H2L [L = (o-CH3)PhCH(C6H2-3-tBu-5-R-2-O)2, R = Me, L = L1;R = tBu, L = L2...
Shuai Wu, Ai DU, Shangming Huang, Wei Sun, Guoqing Zu, Youlai Xiang, Conghang Li and Bin Zhou
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA28152K, Paper
Polyimide aerogels were formed from the polyamide acid oligomers cross-linked by the Si-O-Si network structures, which were derived from hydrolysis and condensation reactions of low cost bis (trimethoxysilylpropyl) amine (BTMSPA)...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA25232F, Paper
Globulins are the major seed storage proteins (41%) present in oil palm kernel. The study describes the ex-vivo digestibility of globulin isolate prepared from oil palm kernel meal. The bioactivity...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA23731A, Paper
The graphene oxide (GO) was synthesized and nanocomposite was achieved using 0.3 weight% graphene oxide and Vinyl Ester Resin (VE). Nanoparticles were dispersed in the mixture by ultrasonic equipment to...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA27442G, Paper
Exceptionally high ionic conductivity of Na-doped SrSiO3 solid electrolytes attracted wide attention for their use in SOFCs. The structural features are investigated using techniques like X-ray diffraction, SEM/EDS, HR-TEM, DSC/TGA...
Sivasankar Enumula, Venkata Ramesh Babu Gurram, Murali Kondeboina, David Raju Burri and Rama Rao Seetha Kamaraju
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA27513J, Paper
γ-valerolactone is a promising renewable feedstock for the production of fuels and industrial chemicals. In this work, SBA-15 supported ZrO2 catalysts prepared by wet impregnation method with various ZrO2 loadings...
Siliu Lyu, Yoann Farre, Laurent Ducasse, Yann Pellegrin, Thierry Toupance, Céline Olivier and Fabrice ODOBEL
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA25899E, Paper
A couple of novel donor-π-acceptor dyes based on organometallic ruthenium diacetylide complexes (SL1 and SL2) have been designed and synthesized for use in NiO-based p-type dye-sensitized solar cells (p-DSCs). The...
T Thiruselvi, Thirupathi Kumara Raja Selvaraj, R Aravindhan, S K Shanuja Kesavan and Arumugam Gnanamani
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA00284F, Paper
The present study explores the preparation and comparative assessment on physical (viscosity, contact angle, surface morphology), mechanical (adhesive strength and rheological) and biological properties (cytocompatibility, hemolytic, antimicrobial and antioxidant) of...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01915C, Paper
The relationship between the ionic liquid (IL) chemistry to its tribological properties such as coefficient of friction, wear and chemical-mechanical properties of tribofilms is examined. In this study, six phosphorous...

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