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Long-cycling and dendrite-free lithium metal anodes via salt chemistry

Ma and his co-workers have employed in-situ optical microscopy to observe the formation of Li dendrites. After 6 min of deposition in electrolytes with the addition of potassium perfluorohexyl sulfonate...

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Ternary blend strategy in benzotriazole-based organic photovoltaics for indoor application

Organic photovoltaics (OPVs) suitable for application in indoor lighting environments can power a wide range of internet of things (IoT) related electronic devices. The ternary structure has huge advantages...

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Assisting effect of Al2O3 on MnOx for NO catalytic oxidation

Various Mn-based catalysts for NO oxidation were prepared using MnOx as active compound, while TiO2 and Al2O3 were adopted as catalyst support. The performance of the catalysts was tested to study the...

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Synthesis of HTLcs modified by K3PO4 for side chain alkylation of toluene with methanol

A series of calcined HTLcs catalysts were prepared and modified with potassium phosphate by impregnation method to clarify the influence of catalyst alkalinity on the side chain alkylation of toluene...

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Building highly active hybrid double–atom sites in C2N for enhanced electrocatalytic hydrogen peroxide synthesis

Two–electron (2e-) oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) shows great promise for on–site electrochemical synthesis of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). However, it is still a great challenge to design efficient electrocatalysts...

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Novel montmorillonite-sulfur composite for enhancement of selective adsorption toward cesium

The selective elimination of radioactive cesium from complicated wastewater is imperative in view of environment and human health. Montmorillonite has been accepted as one of the most promising adsorbents...

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Degradation of nitrobenzene-containing wastewater by sequential nanoscale zero valent iron-persulfate process

As nitrobenzene (NB) is structurally stable and difficult to degrade due to the presence of an electron withdrawing group (nitro group). The sequential nanoscale zero valent iron-persulfate (NZVI-Na2S2O8)...

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Efficient hydrogen production through the chemical looping redox cycle of YSZ supported iron oxides

The chemical looping process, where an oxygen carrier is reduced and oxidized in a cyclic manner, offers a promising option for hydrogen production through splitting water because of the much higher...

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Multidimensional (0D-3D) functional nanocarbon: Promising material to strengthen the photocatalytic activity of graphitic carbon nitride

As a prospective visible-light-responsive photochemical material, graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) has become a burgeoning research hot topics and aroused a wide interest as a metal-free semiconductor...

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Boosting oxygen evolution reactivity by modulating electronic structure and honeycomb-like architecture in Ni2P/N,P-codoped carbon hybrids

Oxygen evolution reaction (OER) as the foremost stumbling block to generate cost-effective clean fuels has received extensive attention in recent years. But, it still maintains the challenge to manipulate...

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Continuous synthesis of few-layer MoS2 with highly electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution

As one of the most promising alternative fuels, hydrogen is expected with high hopes. The electrolysis of water is regarded as the cleanest and most efficient method of hydrogen production. Molybdenum...

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Photoreduction of CO2 in the presence of CH4 over g-C3N4 modified with TiO2 nanoparticles at room temperature

CO2 reduction under simulated sunlight over photocatalysts has become an attractive researcher area recently. In this work, carbon nitride compounds modified by TiO2 nanoparticles (TNPs) have been used...

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Novel magnetic carbon supported molybdenum disulfide catalyst and its application in residue upgrading

A novel hybrid material consisted of carbon covered Fe3O4 nanoparticles and MoS2 nanoflower (FCM) was designed and prepared by micelle-assisted hydrothermal methods. Multiple techniques, including X-Ray...

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Controllable synthesis of nitrogen-doped porous carbon from metal-polluted miscanthus waste boosting for supercapacitors

High-value reclamation of metal-polluted plants involved in phytoremediation is a big challenge. In this study, nitrogen-doped nanoporous carbon with large specific area of 2359.1 m2 g−1 is facilely...

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Zeolite-templated carbons as effective sorbents to remove methylsiloxanes and derivatives: A computational screening

Though widely used in our daily lives, volatile methylsiloxanes and derivatives are emerging contaminants and becoming a high-priority environment and public health concern. Developing effective sorbent...

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Boron based hypergolic ionic liquids: A review

The advance of space technology is deeply affected by the breakthrough of high-performance fuels. Hypergolic ionic liquids (HILs) are one of the most potential fuels for bipropellant systems. However,...

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Potassium-doped hydrated manganese dioxide nanowires-carbon nanotube on graphene for high performance rechargeable zinc-ion battery

Aqueous rechargeable Zn-ion battery (ARZIB) is a great candidate for the next generation battery due to its high safety, low cost, and relatively high capacity. Here, we develop hydrated and potassium-doped...

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Powerful qua-functional electrolyte additive for lithium metal batteries

Lithium metal batteries (LMBs) have attracted tremendous research attention because of the high theoretical capacity (3860 mAh g−1) and the lowest electrochemical potential (−3.04 V vs standard hydrogen...

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Catalyst design strategy toward the efficient heterogeneously-catalyzed selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural

The selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), a versatile bio-based platform molecule, leads to the formation of several intriguing and useful downstream chemicals, such as 2,5-diformylfuran...

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Accelerated prediction of Cu-based single-atom alloy catalysts for CO2 reduction by machine learning

Various strategies, including controls of morphology, oxidation state, defect, and doping, have been developed to improve the performance of Cu-based catalysts for CO2 reduction reaction (CO2RR), generating...

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Production of high-purity hydrogen from paper recycling black liquor via sorption enhanced steam reforming

Environmentally friendly and energy saving treatment of black liquor (BL), a massively produced waste in Kraft papermaking process, still remains a big challenge. Here, by adopting a NiCaOCa12Al14O33...

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Semi-interpenetrating network anion exchange membranes based on quaternized polyvinyl alcohol/poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride)

The semi-interpenetrating network anion exchange membranes (AEMs) based on quaternized polyvinyl alcohol (QPVA) and poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride) (PDDA) are synthesized. The chemical cross-linking...

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MOF-derived zinc manganese oxide nanosheets with valence-controllable composition for high-performance Li storage

Zinc manganese oxide (ZMO) system represents a notable family of mixed transition metal oxides (MTMOs) because of their superiority of the high theoretical capacity, adequacy of natural content, and...

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