Recent Articles

Open access

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

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....

Share article

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,...

Share article

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...

Share article

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...

Share article

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...

Share article

CO2 hydrogenation to methanol over Rh/In2O3–ZrO2 catalyst with improved activity

The In2O3 supported rhodium catalyst has been previously confirmed to be active for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol. In this work, the In2O3–ZrO2 solid solution was prepared and employed to support the...

Share article

Ti and Zr amino-tris(phenolate) catalysts for the synthesis of cyclic carbonates from CO2 and epoxides

Herein, we report the application of four amino-tris(phenolate)-based metal complexes incorporating Ti(IV) or Zr(IV) centres (2a-3b) as homogeneous catalysts for the conversion of CO2 and epoxides into...

Share article

The importance of the bite angle of metal(III) salen catalysts in the sequestration of CO2 with epoxides in mild conditions

Located in the middle of the fever to solve the problem of CO2 emissions in the environment, CO2 sequestration by reaction with epoxides is one of the key tools, as it not only fixes CO2, but also makes...

Share article

Carbon dioxide chemistry towards carbon-neutrality

Share article

Environmentally benign metal catalyst for the ring-opening copolymerization of epoxide and CO2: state-of-the-art, opportunities, and challenges

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the main greenhouse gas, whereas it is also a nontoxic, abundant, cheap carbon and oxygen resource. The copolymerization of CO2 with epoxide presents a sustainable approach to...

Share article

Nanoporous tin oxides for efficient electrochemical CO2 reduction to formate

CO2 electroreduction reaction (CO2RR) has been considered as an effective technology to close the anthropogenic carbon cycle. Formate, a product of two-electron transfer in CO2RR, is an economically...

Share article

Cationic quaternary ammonium-stabilized Nb oxoclusters catalyze reductive amination of carbon dioxide with hydrosilane

The N-formylation of amines with CO2 and hydrosilanes is an emerging yet important reaction in fine chemical industry. Herein, we have reported a methyltrioctylammonium cation (TOMA) stabilized Nb oxocluster...

Share article

Crafting of plasmonic Au nanoparticles coupled ultrathin BiOBr nanosheets heterostructure: steering charge transfer for efficient CO2 photoreduction

Integrating semiconductor photocatalysts with outstanding visible light absorption and fast surface/interface charge transfer kinetics is still an enormous challenge for efficient CO2 photoreduction....

Share article

OFC: Outside Front Cover

Share article

Synthesis of reusable NH2-MIL-125(Ti)@polymer monolith as efficient adsorbents for dyes wastewater remediation

NH2-MIL-125(Ti) is a Ti-MOFs with high adsorption properties and is therefore widely used for wastewater purification. However, the powdered MOF material suffers from the disadvantages of being difficult...

Share article

Mild and efficient recovery of lithium-ion battery cathode material by deep eutectic solvents with natural and cheap components

Dissolution of lithium cobalt oxide (LCO) is the key step for the recovery of valuable metals (e.g., Co and Li) from spent LCO-based lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). However, the dissolution process of...

Share article

Regulating electronic environment on alkali metal-doped Cu@NS-SiO2 for selective anisole hydrodeoxygenation

Lignin utilization is a potential approach for replacing fossil energy and releasing the environment pressure. Herein, we synthesized a series of novel Cu-based catalysts, Cu@NS-SiO2 (NS = nano sphere)...

Share article

An efficient photocatalytic CO2 reduction system improved by emodin as a redox mediator

Solar-driven photoreduction of CO2 to value-added fuels such as CO, CH4, and CH3OH is a promising approach for alleviating the greenhouse effect. Transition-metal-complex molecular catalysts exhibit...

Share article

Efficient synthesis of cyclic carbonates under atmospheric CO2 by DMAP-based ionic liquids: The difference of inert hydrogen atom and active hydrogen atom in cation

The coupling reaction of carbon dioxide (CO2) and epoxides is one of the most efficient pathways to achieve the carbon balance. However, to accomplish it under the mild conditions, especially under...

Share article

Understanding and optimizing the gasification of biomass waste with machine learning

Gasification is a sustainable approach for biomass waste treatment with simultaneous combustible H2-syngas production. However, this thermochemical process was quite complicated with multi-phase products...

Share article

Electrochemical synthesis of Ni doped carbon quantum dots for simultaneous fluorometric determination of Fe3+ and Cu2+ ion facilely

A novel Ni doped carbon quantum dots (Ni-CQDs) fluorescence probe was synthesized by facile electrolysis of monoatomic Ni dispersed porous carbon (Ni–N–C). The obtained Ni-CQDs showed a high quantum...

Share article

A study on monoterpenoid-based natural deep eutectic solvents

This work is on the synthesis and the characterization of natural deep eutectic solvents based on monoterpenoids. Low viscous fluids with suitable physicochemical properties are produced. Therefore,...

Share article

Characterization of glucose isomerase-producing bacteria and optimization of fermentation conditions for producing glucose isomerase using biomass

Glucose isomerase (GI) is an enzyme with high potential applications. Characterization of GI producing bacteria with interesting properties from an industrial point of view is essential. Bacillus sp.,...

Share article

Stay Informed

Register your interest and receive email alerts tailored to your needs. Sign up below.