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RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12307K, Paper
Novel conjugated imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine and imidazo[2,1-b]thiazol-quinoline derivatives were synthesized through a one-pot condensation reaction of 2-chloro-3-formyl-quinoline, isocyanides with some amidines in the presence of catalytic amount of sulfamic acid functionalized hydroxyapatite...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11787A, Paper
Porous nanostructures have been enthusiastically investigated for SERS application thanks to the internal nanogaps or protrusions acting as effective electromagnetic hotspots. In this work, we report a facile fabrication method...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16510E, Communication
A novel bisoxazoline/Pd microsphere catalyst was successfully prepared. The structure of the solid catalyst was characterized by SEM, TGA and FT-IR. The catalyst exhibits excellent activity for the Heck reaction....
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17401E, Paper
The effect of cadmium selenide quantum dots on a room temperature discotic liquid crystalline material has been studied. These composites were characterized using differential scanning calorimerty, polarizing optical microscopy, impedance...
Mithin kumar S, Sundar Mayavan, Ganesan M and S Ambalavanan
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17286A, Communication
Consequences of adding sonicated sulphuric acid as an electrolyte in lead acid battery (LAB) have been investigated. The LAB fabricated using sonicated sulphuric acid electrolyte shows improved performance (electrolyte conductivity...
Xinhui Tian, Li Li, Jinpeng Pei, rongcai yue, Xin Fang, Jianping Zhang, Weiwei He, Lei Shan, Yunheng Shen and Weidong Zhang
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15074D, Paper
Merrilliaquinone (1), a new racemic quinone was isolated from the branches and leaves of Illicium merrillianum. Chiral separation of 1 gave two enantiomers ()-merrilliaquinone (1a) and (+)-merrilliaquinone (1b). The structure...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13116B, Communication
Colorimetric DNA sensing systems using DNA-modified gold nanoparticles (GNPs) rely on DNA hybridization events between a target DNA and a probe DNA on the GNP. However, little information is available...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15780C, Paper
The object of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of safranin-O dye removal form aqueous solution with the application of red mud waste as an adsorbent. For this propose,...
Igor Solomonik, Kirill Gryaznov, Vasilii Skok and Vladimir Mordkovich
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11853K, Paper
The formation of surface cobalt structures was investigated for a number of β-SiC-supported Fischer-Tropsch catalysts. Several different supports were used, both pristine and alumina-modified β-SiC. The techniques of temperature-programmed reduction,...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14941J, Paper
In the present work, a composite electrode consisting of hybrid silver nanoparticles/nanoclusters-decorated polypyrrole (PPy) demonstrates an enhanced specific capacitance of 414 F g-1 than that of the pure PPy electrode...
Kang Yang, Xiaoliang Shi, Da Zheng, Wenzheng Zhai, Ibrahim Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud and Zhihai Wang
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13066B, Paper
The using longevity of mechanical components like gear and sliding bearing was related with their tribological behavior. The tribological behavior of TiAl matrix composite containing 10wt.%Ag (TiAl-10wt.%Ag) was investigated at...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14669K, Paper
We report optical properties of metallic and semiconductor nanoclusters with various sizes as a function of confinement using real-space time dependent density functional theory~(TDDFT). The lowest equilibrium structures have been...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12734C, Paper
A novel type of green heterogeneous solid acid was prepared by the immobilization of SnCl4 on the surface of Fe3O4@SiO2 (Fe3O4@SiO2-SnCl4) and characterized by Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), X-ray diffraction...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17180F, Paper
The development of sustainable, easily synthesizable and highly efficient catalysts is a fundamental goal of catalysis science. In this work, highly superparamagnetic nanoparticles (Fe3O4 NPs) were prepared through a modified...
Keorock Choi, Yunwon Song, Ilwhan Oh and Jungwoo Oh
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15745E, Communication
We demonstrate metal-assisted chemical etching of Si substrates with consistent etching rates for a wide range of metal catalysts of dots and stripes in meshes and solid arrays. The governing...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12596K, Paper
It is important to understand the interface and interaction between graphene layers and SiC surfaces as well as interaction of key intermediate Si and C atoms with these surfaces and...
Clara Morita-Imura, Takahiro Kobayashi, Yoshiro Imura, Takeshi Kawai and Hitoshi Shindo
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17369H, Paper
The amphiphilic, pH-responsive amine derivative, 3-[(2-carboxy-ethyl)-hexadecyl-amino]-propionic acid (C16CA) was used for the functionalization of gold nanorods (Au NRs) prepared with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB). The Au NRs could also be stabilized...
Arvind Misra, Syed S. Razi, Rashid Ali and Priyanka Srivastava
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13021B, Paper
Smart pyrene based simple fluorescent probes 2 and 4 were designed, synthesized and characterized by different spectroscopic methods. The photophysical properties of probes and their affinity towards different metal ions...
Yuanyuan Zhang, xuping wang, Yuguo Yang, Bing Liu, xianshun lv, lei wei, Haohai Yu and Huaijin Zhang
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11015G, Paper
A disordered Nd: BaLaGa3O7 laser crystal was successfully grown by the Czochralski method. The effective segregation coefficient of Nd3+ in BaLaGa3O7 crystals was measured to be 1.12. A series of...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17125C, Paper
Sulfonated methyl phenol resin (SMP) is one of most popular organic additives in drilling fluid. It is difficult to treat drilling wastewater that contains SMP. Sewage sludge-derived adsorbent (SSA) was...
Kiichiro Totani, Yuki Shinoda, Masaaki Shiba, Shogo Iwamoto, Akira Koizumi, Yuji Matsuzaki and Makoto Hirano
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16659D, Communication
A highly stereoselective 1,2-cis-α-glucosylation reaction was developed, in which the use of a strongly electron-donating tert-butyldimethylsilyl protecting group on the C-2 hydroxy group of a glycosyl donor enhaced the α-favoured...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15801J, Paper
The effect of temperature on the yields of H2 and hydrated electrons (e-aq) in the low linear energy transfer (LET) radiolysis of liquid water has been modeled by Monte Carlo...
Yixin Tan, Lehui Zhu, Hongyun Niu, Xiaoli Zhao, Yaqi Cai and Fengchang Wu
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13225H, Paper
In the current study, a novel kind of nanoflakes zirconia-carbon (ZrO2-C) composites were synthetized through simple method by using gallic acid and ZrCl4 as precursor. The as-synthesized ZrO2-C composites possessed...
Xiumin Li, Guoqing Guan, Xiao Du, Ajay Jagadale, Ji Cao, Xiaogang Hao, Xuli Ma and Abuliti Abudula
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA12822F, Paper
A unipolar pulse electro-deposition (UPED) method is used to prepare nanosheet Co3O4 film on carbon rod substrate in aqueous solution and compared with other conventional methods, i.e., cyclic voltammetry (CV)...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA08349D, Paper
The orange coloured complexes of general formula [Ir(PPy)2(L)] have been synthesized in excellent yield by reacting [Ir(PPy)2(Cl)]2 with HL in a ratio of 1:1 in 1:1 mixture of ethanol and...

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