Which is a better fluorescent sensor: aggregation-induced emission-based nanofibers or thin-coating films?
Aggregation-induced emission (AIE)-based fluorescent nanofibers (FNFs) and thin-coating films (FTFs) are employed as visual fluorescent sensors, and their performance dynamics is compared.
In situ synthesis of polyynes in a polymer matrix via pulsed laser ablation in a liquid
Nanocomposites are based on polyynes synthesized by laser ablation of graphite directly in a solution of PVA.
Crystal structure, luminescence properties and application performance of color tuning Y2Mg2Al2Si2O12:Ce3+,Mn2+ phosphors for warm white light-emitting diodes
The CCT of phosphor-converted WLEDs achieved effective optimization by a co-doping and energy transfer strategy applied to the phosphors.
A biocompatible ZnNa2-based metal–organic framework with high ibuprofen, nitric oxide and metal uptake capacity
The synthesis and characterization of a mixed metal ZnNa2 MOF (NUIG1) is discussed; NUIG1 displays a new framework topology, and possesses an exceptionally high drug adsorption capacity and metal encapsulation potential.
Acrylate–gelatin–carbonated hydroxyapatite (cHAP) composites for dental bone-tissue applications
The favourable properties of acrylate–gelatin–cHAP composites fabricated via copolymerization reaction may make possible porosity and hydrophilicity remodelling and thus promote scaffold-implant integration.
A role for terpenoid cyclization in the atom economical polymerization of terpenoids with sulfur to yield durable composites
Terpenoid cyclization reactions were observed in the course of reacting terpenes and sulfur to yield durable composites.
The effect of ZnO particle lattice termination on the DC conductivity of LDPE nanocomposites
Nanocomposite insulation materials for HVDC cables are demonstrated to dominantly rely on the inorganic particle terminations.
Exploring the bifunctional properties of paper-like carbyne-enriched carbon for maintenance-free self-powered systems
Herein, novel paper-like carbine-enriched carbon is prepared and utilized as a bifunctional material for energy harvesting and storage to develop a self-powered system.
The interaction of surface electron distribution-polarized Fe/polyimide hybrid nanosheets with organic pollutants driving a sustainable Fenton-like process
By constructing surface DRCs, using the electron compensation effect of pollutants, and utilizing the Fe–N–C electron transfer bridge and electron storage carrier, the Fenton reaction rate is 7–10 times higher than that of the conventional Fe-based catalyst.
Boosted carrier mobility and enhanced thermoelectric properties of polycrystalline Na0.03Sn0.97Se by liquid-phase hot deformation
An unconventional liquid-phase hot deformation technique was used to prepare Sn0.97Na0.03Se thermoelectric materials, leading to high orientation with good thermoelectric properties.
The effect of gallium substitution on the structure and electrochemical performance of LiNiO2 in lithium-ion batteries
Ga-doped LiNiO2 is reinvestigated. Ga is suggested to occupy the Li site. Detailed structural and electrochemical characterization is provided.
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