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A new sol–gel route towards Nd3+-doped SiO2–LaF3 glass-ceramics for photonic applications

Optical luminescence emission of 0.9Nd3+–80SiO2–LaF3 glass ceramic.

Graphical abstract: A new sol–gel route towards Nd3+-doped SiO2–LaF3 glass-ceramics for photonic applications
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Oxidative ionothermal synthesis for micro and macro Zn-based materials

Zn-Based materials produced by direct oxidation of metallic zinc in aqueous [C4C1im]Cl solutions.

Graphical abstract: Oxidative ionothermal synthesis for micro and macro Zn-based materials
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Cytotoxicity induced by new spiral mesoporous silica nanorods via specific surface area and ROS accumulation in HeLa cells

Results indicated that the effect of MSNRs on cell viability and cellular oxidative stress was related to specific surface area.

Graphical abstract: Cytotoxicity induced by new spiral mesoporous silica nanorods via specific surface area and ROS accumulation in HeLa cells
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Mimicking bone–metal exchanges with synthetic nanocrystalline apatites

A chemical system accounting for metallic cation exchange between blood plasma and bone mineral has been developed. After a first step ensuring Ca and P equilibria, the model has been employed to characterize U(VI) interaction with bone mineral.

Graphical abstract: Mimicking bone–metal exchanges with synthetic nanocrystalline apatites
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Overview of sterilization methods for UHMWPE through surface analysis

A comprehensive study on the effects of sterilization methods on UHMWPE is reported, highlighting surface properties and biological outcomes.

Graphical abstract: Overview of sterilization methods for UHMWPE through surface analysis
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Area-selective Ru ALD by amorphous carbon modification using H plasma: from atomistic modeling to full wafer process integration

Selective ALD of Ru on Si-based materials with simultaneous ALD inhibition on the amorphous carbon surface enabled by remote H plasma.

Graphical abstract: Area-selective Ru ALD by amorphous carbon modification using H plasma: from atomistic modeling to full wafer process integration
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All solution-processed ITO free flexible organic light-emitting diodes

A top-emitting organic light-emitting diode is fabricated by a solution-process exclusively, using a PEDOT:PSS formulation with a low contact angle.

Graphical abstract: All solution-processed ITO free flexible organic light-emitting diodes
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One-pot hydrothermal synthesis of molybdenum nickel sulfide with graphene quantum dots as a novel conductive additive for enhanced supercapacitive performance

3D flower-like GQD induced metal doped nickel sulfide was grown on Ni-foam. The MNS-G-2.5 composite delivered a superior specific capacitance and an impressive cyclic stability. In addition, the MNS-G-2.5//rGO ASC has an exceptional energy density.

Graphical abstract: One-pot hydrothermal synthesis of molybdenum nickel sulfide with graphene quantum dots as a novel conductive additive for enhanced supercapacitive performance
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Nitrogen doping-induced local structure change in a Cr2Ge2Te6 inverse resistance phase-change material

This work investigated the phase change mechanism of a nitrogen-doped Cr2Ge2Te6 phase change material via Raman scattering.

Graphical abstract: Nitrogen doping-induced local structure change in a Cr2Ge2Te6 inverse resistance phase-change material
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Origin of resistive-switching behaviors of chemical solution deposition-derived BiFeO3 thin-film memristors

Ferroelectric-oxide memristors show more prominent advantages, such as ultra-fast reading and writing speed and extremely low energy consumption. However, the origin of the resistive-switching of ferroelectric memristors has been controversial.

Graphical abstract: Origin of resistive-switching behaviors of chemical solution deposition-derived BiFeO3 thin-film memristors
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Anisotropic optical properties of GeS investigated by optical absorption and photoreflectance

We present a comprehensive study of bulk GeS optical properties and their anisotropy, by investigation of the fundamental band gap of the material and the energetically higher direct transitions.

Graphical abstract: Anisotropic optical properties of GeS investigated by optical absorption and photoreflectance
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Iron oxide nanoparticle incorporated cement mortar composite: correlation between physico-chemical and physico-mechanical properties

Incorporation of iron oxide nanoparticles into cement mortar composites enhances the formation of hydration products and the physico-mechanical performances of the composite construct.

Graphical abstract: Iron oxide nanoparticle incorporated cement mortar composite: correlation between physico-chemical and physico-mechanical properties
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Exploring material chemistry for direct ink writing of reactively formed conductors

Rational design of a reactive material for 3D printing robust electrical conductors which can be integrated into parts or systems.

Graphical abstract: Exploring material chemistry for direct ink writing of reactively formed conductors
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Tailoring the ORR selectivity for H2O2 electrogeneration by modification of Printex L6 carbon with 1,4-naphthoquinone: a theoretical, experimental and environmental application study

Printex L6 carbon exhibited an increase in H2O2 selectivity by modification with 1.0% (w/w) 1,4-naphthoquinone (NQE).

Graphical abstract: Tailoring the ORR selectivity for H2O2 electrogeneration by modification of Printex L6 carbon with 1,4-naphthoquinone: a theoretical, experimental and environmental application study
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Formulation of mix design for 3D printing of geopolymers: a machine learning approach

This work evaluates the application of machine learning in the construction automation.

Graphical abstract: Formulation of mix design for 3D printing of geopolymers: a machine learning approach
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