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Chongjian Zhou, Ke Wang, Chaochao Dun, Qiong Wang, Zhongqi Shi, Guiwu Liu and Guanjun Qiao
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA09615D, Communication
Ultrathin trigonal Te/Se alloyed nanowires with tunable compositions and band gap were fabricated by using a nonhazardous reducing agent, ascorbic acid. The as-synthesized nanowires displayed a tunable direct band gap...
Emmet J O'Reilly, Paul Conroy, Stephen Hearty, R OKennedy, Tia Keyes, Robert Forster and Lynn Dennany
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA08450D, Communication
This work exploits the high-affinity of recombinant antibodies and low background electrochemiluminescence (ECL) for cardiac-biomarker detection. The developed assay is capable of fg mL-1 detection limits as well as the...
Petri Papaphilippou, Ioannis Vyrides, Fotios Mpekris, Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos, Charalambos A Papatryfonos, C R Theocharis and Theodora Krasia-Christoforou
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11406C, Paper
Electrospun microfibrous membranes comprised of poly(methyl methacrylate)-poly((2-diethylaminoethyl) methacrylate) random copolymers (PMMA-co-PDEAEMA) of various chemical compositions blended together with a commercially available PMMA have been fabricated with diameters between 4.0-6.4 μm...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13955D, Paper
Novel copper (II) β-triazole bridged porphyrin-coumarin conjugates have been synthesized in good to excellent yields via a copper(I)-catalyzed Huisgen 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reaction of copper (II) 2-azido-5,10,15,20-tetraphenylporphyrin with various alkyne-substituted coumarins....
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12090J, Paper
The influence of the pH-value of the aqueous solution of P123-micelles on the growth and formation of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs), which is of immense importance for their controlled growth in...
Eugeny A Ermilov, Martin Schlakma, Ronald Steffen, Xiao-Qiong Liu, Jian-Yong Liu and Beate Roeder
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA10077A, Paper
Borron dipyrromethenes (BDPs) and perylenediimides (PDIs) are excellent building blocks for design of artificial light-harvesting systems. In the present work, we report the results of photophysical studies of a novel...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA10604D, Paper
N-(2-hydroxypropyl) methacrylamide (HPMA) can be used to produce water-soluble polymers with non-immumogenic properties that are widely used in drug delivery applications. In this work it is proposed a HPMA modification...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA09521B, Paper
Interaction of 1,4-dicarboxybenzene (PTA) with N,N'-disubstituented dibenzo-diaza-18-crown-6-ethers (I, II, III, IV) bearing flexibility side chain arms afforded the exocyclic supramolecular complexes of compositions 1 (I∙PTA), 2 (II∙PTA∙0.2H2O), 3 (III∙PTA) and...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11686D, Paper
We developed a facile route for synthesizing Cu-BDC frameworks using metallic copper as a metal ion source. A thin film of copper was vacuum deposited onto a quartz crystal microresonator...
Viswanadham Nagabhatla, Ala'a H Al-Muhtaseb, debnath suman, Devaki Nandan, Sreenivasulu Peta and Sandeep Kumar Saxena
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12375E, Communication
Nano porous hydroxyapatite possessing acid-base functionality have been successfully synthesized by a simple hydrothermal method using P123 block copolymer as structure directing agent and were readily employed for production of...
Jieli Xie, Yunguo Liu, Guangming Zeng, Huan Liu, Bohong Zheng, Hui Tang, Weihua Xu, Zhichao Sun, Xiaofei Tan, Jian Nie, Zhengjiang Jiang, Chao Gan and Shufan Wang
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13420J, Paper
In pot experiments, the effects of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 9027 and nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) on Cd phytoextraction from contaminated soil by Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaud (ramie) was investigated. Ramie was...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11998G, Paper
Highly selective and efficient enrichment of glycans from complex biological samples is of great significance for the discovery and diagnosis of disease via identifying the related biomarkers. Mesoporous carbon materials...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA06582H, Paper
A new colorimetric, “turn‒on” fluorescent chemosensor (DEAS–BPH) was synthesized for selective and sensitive recognition of Hg2+ ions with no interference from environmentally relevant metal ions in a mixed organo‒aqueous medium....
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA07106B, Paper
Zinc oxide(ZnO) nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) have been reported to induce adverse effects on organisms. The impacts of ZnO NPs on nitrification and the nitrobacteria community in activated sludge were investigated...
Limiao Chen, Min Wu, Qifeng Jing, Yifan Yu, Jianhan Huang, You-Nian Liu, Xiaohe Liu and Guanzhou Qiu
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11610D, Paper
In this work, gallium (Ga) microspheres were successfully prepared on silicon substrate by a chemical vapor deposition method and used as templates to fabricate Au nanoparticle-coated Ga (Ga/Au) composite microspheres...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11480B, Communication
To investigate the effect of Li dopant on the electrical characteristics in solution processed ZnO TFTs under negative bias stress (NBS), we fabricated the solution processed pristine ZnO TFTs and...
Huilong Guo, Yinwen Li, Jian Zheng, Jianqun Gan, Liyan Liang, Kun Wu and Mangeng Lu
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA10957D, Paper
In this work, a novel epoxy monomer denoted as 3,5'-Di-t-butyl-5,3'-dimethyl biphenyl diglycidyl ether (t-BuMBPDGE) was synthesized and applied into situ composites with 3,3’,5,5’-tetramethyl- 4,4’-biphenyl Diglycidyl ether (TMBPDGE), accompanied with curing...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA10218A, Paper
Silicon has been considered as one of the most promising carbon-alternative anode materials for high-energy lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). However, it is still challenging to facilely prepare Si with unique micro-/nano-...
Zhiyuan Huo, Jipeng Guo, Jingkun Lu, Qiaofei Xu, Pengtao Ma, Juan Zhao, Dongdi Zhang, Jingyang Niu and Jingping Wang
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14201F, Communication
A nona-vacant Keggin-type tricarbonyl rhenium derivate [(NH4)5]{[PMo3O16][Re(CO)3]4}·1.5H2O was obtained and characterized. Its frontier orbitals were computed by the density functional theory (DFT) calculations. Further, it could act as Lewis acid...
L D Varma Sangani, Vijaya Sri, Mahamad Ahamad Mohiddon and M. Ghanashyam Krishna
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA09022A, Paper
Metal induced decrease of crystallization temperature of sol-gel derived titanium dioxide (TiO2) thin films is reported. It is shown that the Au induced onset of crystallization occurs at a temperature...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11473J, Paper
In this paper, hierarchical ZnMn2O4 microspheres assembled with porous nanosheets have been synthesized by a facile solvothermal process and post annealing method. A possible formation mechanism for this unique structure...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12369K, Paper
The present work investigates the electrocatalytic effect of tin (Sn) and cobalt oxide (Co3O4) towards reduction of CO2 to products electrochemically (RCPE). Electrocatalyst (Sn) powder was synthesized by electrodeposition method...
Raghumani Singh Ningthoujam, Anusha Sharma, K S Sharma, K C Barick, Puthusserickal Hassan and R K Vatsa
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11587F, Paper
YPO4:Eu3+ nanoparticles have been prepared in different solvents such as polyethylene glycol (PEG), PEG-diacid and water. These nanoparticles crystallize in mixture of tetragonal and hexagonal phases. Ratio of tetragonal to...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA07594G, Paper
A series of gallium telluride, GamTen (m = 1,2 and n = 1‒4), clusters has been examined by using density functional theory (DFT), second-order Møller−Plesset perturbation theory (MP2) and the...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12337B, Paper
Phase tranistions of amorphous alumina (a-alumina) nanotubes grown by atomic layer deposition and tempalted by carbon nanotubes were investigated with thermal annealing, transmitted Kikuchi electron diffraction, electron-irradiation-induced crystallization, X-ray diffraction,...

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