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ISSN: 2666-9528
CN: 10-1713/TQ
p-ISSN: 2096-9147

Facilitated transport separation of CO2 and H2S by supported liquid membrane based on task-specific protic ionic liquids

Selective separation of CO2 and H2S from CH4 is of importance to the natural gas upgrading because of its corrosivity. As is well known, amine group can recognize reversibly CO2 and H2S with a moderate...

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CO2 capture and utilization with solid waste

Nowadays, the massive consumption of fossil fuels and the resulting excessive emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) have broken the original carbon balance of nature, resulting in global warming and the...

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Chitin-derived fibrous carbon microspheres as support of polyamine for remarkable CO2 capture

Supported polyamines are promising candidates for the chemical adsorption of CO2, the performance of which is highly dependent on the porous structure of supports. In this work, we synthesized a kind...

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Surface science approach to the heterogeneous cycloaddition of CO2 to epoxides catalyzed by site-isolated metal complexes and single atoms: a review

The cycloaddition of CO2 to epoxides to afford cyclic organic carbonates is an increasingly relevant non-reductive strategy to convert CO2 to useful products able to serve as high-boiling solvents,...

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Carbon dioxide fixation into cyclic carbonates at room temperature catalyzed by heteroscorpionate aluminum complexes

Novel mono- and bimetallic scorpionate aluminum compounds have been designed and characterized by spectroscopic methods. These organometallics complexes, in combination with tetrabutylammonium bromide...

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Rationally designed ultrathin Ni(OH)2/titanate nanosheet heterostructure for photocatalytic CO2 reduction

Dye-sensitized photocatalysis has been extensively studied for photocatalytic solar energy conversion due to the advantage in capturing long-wavelength photons with a high absorption coefficient. The...

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CO2 capture and in-situ conversion: recent progresses and perspectives

Global warming caused by excess carbon dioxide (CO2) emission has been a focus of the world. The development of neutral carbon technologies becomes a strategic choice for the sustainable human society....

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Efficient hydrogenation of ethylene carbonate derived from CO2 to synthesize methanol and ethylene glycol over core-shell Cu@GO catalyst

The synthesis of sustainable methanol and ethylene glycol (EG) via hydrogenation of ethylene carbonate (EC) has caught researchers’ growing interests on account of the indirect chemical utilization...

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In-situ exsolution of cobalt nanoparticles from La0.5Sr0.5Fe0.8Co0.2O3-δ cathode for enhanced CO2 electrolysis performance

Solid oxide electrolysis cell (SOEC) is a promising technology for CO2 conversion and renewable energy storage with high efficiency. It is highly desirable to develop catalytically active cathodes for...

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Review in life cycle assessment of biomass conversion through pyrolysis-issues and recommendations

Biomass, widespread and carbon-neutral energy, can provide electric energy and replace fossil fuel-derived production. Pyrolysis is the main way of converting biomass to different bioenergy products...

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Renewable non-edible oils derived long chain (C24.1) bio-based zwitterionic surfactant with ultralow interfacial tension between crude oil and formation brine

A new ultra-long chain monounsaturated 4-(N-Nervonicamidopropyl-N,N-dimethylammonium) butane sulfonate (NDAS) zwitterionic surfactant with ultralow interfacial tensions was developed through the modification...

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Advances in metabolic engineering of yeasts for the production of fatty acid-derived hydrocarbon fuels

The reliance of the transport sector on fossil fuels has led to increasing concerns related to sustainability and environmental impact. Growing petroleum shortages and global climate change caused by...

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D-A-π-A organic dyes with fluorenyl-substituted bulky donor for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

Improving light-harvesting efficiency and suppressing interfacial charge recombination are of paramount importance to the development of Cu (II/I) redox shuttle-based dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs)....

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Multi-functional engineered polypeptide-based drug delivery systems for improved cancer therapy

With the rapid development of chemical engineering and biotechnology, polypeptide, as a promising candidate in the biomedical field, has been thoroughly investigated and extensively used as the drug...

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Understanding the interfacial properties of benzene alkylation with 1-dodecene catalyzed by immobilized chloroaluminate ionic liquids using molecular dynamics simulation

Benzene alkylation catalyzed by immobilized ionic liquids (ILs) on solid carriers is considered as a heterogeneous reaction, in which the interfacial properties play an important role. Hence, the interfacial...

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Regulated CO adsorption by the electrode with OH− repulsive property for enhancing C–C coupling

Electrochemical CO2 reduction driven by renewable electricity is one of the promising strategies to store sustainable energy as fuels. However, the selectivity of value-added multi-carbon products remains...

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Highly efficient singlet oxygen generation of AIE luminogens enable mitochondria-targeted photodynamic therapy

The development of aggregation-induced emission luminogens (AIEgens) with high brightness and efficient photodynamic therapy (PDT) is of great value for the precisediagnosis and treatment of cancers....

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Type I photosensitizer based on AIE chromophore tricyano-methylene-pyridine for photodynamic therapy

Image guided photodynamic therapy (PDT) combines fluorescence tracing and phototherapy, which can achieve a more accurate and effective treatment effect. However, traditional photosensitizers are limited...

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Constructing D-π-A-π dye to obtain red-emission fluorescent probe for structured illumination microscopy imaging of lipid droplet dynamics

Lipid droplets (LDs) are dynamic organelles interacting with a variety of intracellular organelles. Tracking intracellular LD dynamics employing synthetic small molecules is crucial for biological studies....

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Highly efficient separation of benzene + cyclohexane mixtures by extraction combined extractive distillation using imidazolium-based dicationic ionic liquids

Benzene (BEN) and cyclohexane (CYH), which have very close boiling points and a binary azeotrope, are the most difficult binary components in the separation of aromatic and non-aromatic hydrocarbons....

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Sustainable curcumin-based smart tough fluorescent hydrogels for anti-counterfeiting applications

There is currently great interest in developing an environment-friendly, low-cost, and scalable approach for producing stimuli-responsive fluorescent hydrogels (FHs) with excellent mechanical property,...

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Nanostructured self-assemblies of photosensitive dyes: Green and efficient theranostic approaches

Recently, nano theranostics, by integrating diagnostic and therapeutic functions into a nano system, have provided increasing opportunities for the design of personalized medicine in cancer. Among the...

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Design of porous organic polymer catalysts for transformation of carbon dioxide

The transformation of carbon dioxide (CO2) into fuels and chemicals is an interesting topic, which has been paid much attention in recent years. The materials with specific functionalities are highly...

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Recent advances in electrochemical carboxylation reactions using carbon dioxide

From the viewpoint of abundance, economy, non-toxicity, and renewability, CO2 is the ideal C1 synthon in organic synthetic chemistry. Utilizing CO2 for chemical conversion to synthesize highly value-added...

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