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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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The application and progress of techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment in biomanufacturing of fuels and chemicals

To reduce the dependency on petroleum-based products and emission of greenhouse gas, renewable biofuels and chemicals play an important role to meet the unmatched energy demands of the rapidly growing...

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Recent developments of anti-plasticized membranes for aggressive CO2 separation

Membrane separation technology provides an effective alternative to mitigate the massive carbon emission with high carbon capture productivity and efficiency. In the context of operating membranes under...

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The significance of resource recycling for coking wastewater treatment: Based on environmental and economic life cycle assessment

The sustainability of the coking industry is supported by reasonable production profit and environmental quality requirements. The traditional measures substantially increased the related costs for...

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Fluorescent probes for glucolipid metabolism of bacterial cell wall

Cell wall is a basic component of bacteria that promotes bacteria to adapt the complicated environment as well as play an essential role in antimicrobial resistance. The structure of bacterial cell...

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Enhancing carbon dioxide reduction electrocatalysis by tuning metal-support interactions: A first principles study

The electrochemical reduction of CO2 is an extremely potential technique to achieve the goal of carbon neutrality, but the development of electrocatalysts with high activity, excellent product selectivity,...

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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 precise diagnosis 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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