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RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA10751F, Communication
In this paper, we present a method to trap analyte molecules in hotspots by fabricating free-standing silver bowtie nanostructures with supporting bridges. The existence of supporting bridges makes more analyte...
Boon Thiam Ng, Zhi Ying Lim, Yew Mun Hung and Ming Kwang Tan
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17078A, Paper
A novel concept thermal switch that modulates heat transport between the terminals via phase change of liquid medium to vapor medium is investigated. The thermal conductivity of the vapor medium...
Hassan Zali Boeini, Niloofar Norastehfar and Hadi Amiri Rudbari
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17065J, Paper
A novel straightforward method for the synthesis of 2,3-disubstituted imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine derivatives in water as a truly safe and cheap reaction medium was developed. Hence, N-alkyl pyridinium and S-alkyl thiouronium salts...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA16904J, Paper
An easy one-pot solvothermal strategy approach has been reported on the preparation of ethylenediamine (EDA) decorated with magnetite/graphene oxide (EDA-Fe3O4/GO) nanocomposites and employed as a recyclable adsorbent for Hg(II) in...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA12520D, Paper
In this study, protonation of porphine (H2P) with a range of weak and strong acids was invetigated. The dication of H2P showed good solubility in water and therefore UV-vis and...
Airat R Tuktarov, Zulfiya R. Shakirova, Yulia H Budnikova, Renat Salikhov and Usein M Dzhemilev
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15519G, Communication
The reaction of fullerene С60 with isocyanoacetates and EtMgBr in the presence of stoichiometric amounts of Ti(Oi-Pr)4 was studied for the first time. Unlike esters and nitriles of carboxylic acids...
Shangfeng Jiang, Baolian Yi, Qing Zhao, Hongjie Zhang, Yang Su, Hongmei Yu and Zhi-Gang Shao
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA19388A, Communication
Novel thin-film PtPdCu ternary electrocatalysts supported on the titanium nitride nanorod arrays (TiN NRs) are fabricated. Unique 3D structures provide an effective way to analyse the influence of catalytic structure...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13471H, Paper
Coupling of layered semiconductors with graphene-based materials could enable enhanced performance as compared to the pristine counterparts. Herein, we report enhanced multifunctional behaviour of bismuth oxyiodide-graphene oxide (BiOI-GO) composite regarding...
Leila Miladi Miladi, Kamel Guidara and Abderrazek Oueslati
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA18560F, Review Article
Polycrystalline sample with KMgPO4 stoichiometry was prepared using high-temperature solid-state reaction technique. X- ray diffraction (XRD) analysis at room temperature shows single-phase formation of the compound with monoclinic system. The...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15245G, Paper
α-Fe2O3 nanoparticle with different morphologies, such as hollow spheres, nanotubes with limited {0001} plane exposed, nanoplates and nanorings with the {0001} plane predominantly exposed, have been synthesised by using NaH2PO4...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17624K, Paper
Strong tendency of magnetite nanoparticles (MNPs) to agglomerate limits its application in oxidation process, due to the reduction of surface/volume ratio, dispersion stability and catalytic activity. To solve this problem,...
Yihui Pan, Yuexing Zhan, Huanyun Ji, Xinrui Niu and Zheng Zhong
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15747E, Paper
Indentation experiment has been widely adopted to evaluate hyperelastic material properties of soft polymers and biological tissues. However, due to the combination of constitutive, geometric and contact nonlinearities, the hyperelastic...
Yuan Xu, Xueli Gao, Qun Wang, Xinyan Wang, Zhiyong Ji and Congjie Gao
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA16896E, Communication
Highly and stably water permeable thin film nanocomposite membranes doped with MIL-101(Cr) for water treatment were created via in situ interfacial polymerization on polyether sulfone support. Lab-made MIL-101(Cr) nanoparticles (~200nm)...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA20095H, Paper
The surface modification of SiO2 coated Fe3O4 nanoparticles by grafting silane coupling agents is highly significant approach to enhance the interfacial interaction between inorganic magnetic core and organic functionality to...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA16317C, Paper
Fe2O3-Ga2O3 nanostructures, containing various percentages of Fe2O3 were synthesized via a facile co-precipitation method without any template (route 1) and glycoluril as structure directing agent (route 2). For the samples...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17649F, Paper
Cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide and benzylideneacetone are used as electrolyte additives respectively for inhibiting hydrogen evolution on electrochemically active carbon and prolonging the cycle life of valve-regulated lead-acid batteries working under...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15844G, Paper
The electricity production and substrate removal rate of microbial fuel cells (MFCs) could be improved by the application of a static magnetic field (SMF). The effects of SMF intensities on...
Sovan Lal Banerjee, Moumita Khamrai, Patit Paban Kundu and Nikhil K Singha
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01074A, Paper
This investigation reports the preparation of a pH responsive self-healing nanocomposite hydrogel based on in situ polymerization of 2-(acryloyloxy)ethyl trimethylammonium chloride and acrylic acid using N, N'-methylenebisacrylamide as crosslinker and...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA18465K, Paper
Bright white light emitting benzoperylene probe-polyethyleneimine capped quantum dots nanocomposite has been synthesized for the first time. The negatively charged benzoperylene probe with a carboxylic acid functional group tends to...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA14907C, Paper
Here, we report the valorization of coffee bean waste (CBW) by producing nitrogen doped porous carbon (p-Cof) having both photocatalytic and electrocatalytic properties using a silica templating method. Morphological investigation...
Matthew C Tai, Angus Gentle, Matthew D Arnold and Michael Cortie
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA18272K, Paper
Nanoporous Raney gold sponges are useful for a variety of applications but the kinetics of the dissolution process used to make them is not well understood. Here we show how...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA14421G, Paper
Hybrid hydrogels (W-C gels) composed of PDMAEMA, cellulose nanowhisker (CNW) and carboxymethyl chitosan (CMCS) were prepared as a stimuli responsive drug release system. Comparing to the neat gels, W-C gels...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17118D, Paper
Membrane reactor containing heteropolyacids was designed as embedding tungstophosphoric acid (H3PW12O40, abbreviated as HPW) onto the lattice of agarose. During the gelation of agarose, HPW molecules were embedded on the...
Zhiliang Wang, Fengtao Fan, Shengyang Wang, Chunmei Ding, Yongle Zhao and Can Li
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA18123F, Communication
The relation between surface states (SS) and current-potential (j-V) response is unravelled in electrochemical way. The photocurrent is initiated at the potential where SS turn vacant,the slope of j-V curves...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15119A, Paper
A novel long lasting phosphor MgGa2O4:Cr3+ was successfully prepared by hydrothermal method and solid state reaction method. The hydrothermal method provides nanoparticles of the range 10-70 nm. The XRD, FTIR...

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This review summarizes the recent progress in the design, fabrication, and application of visible light-responsive photocatalysts.
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13734E
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