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ISSN: 2468-0257
CN: 10-1418/TK
p-ISSN: 2096-2797

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Vitamin B9 derived nitrogen-doped graphene for metal-free aerobic oxidation of biomass-derived chemicals

A superior carbocatalyst ultrahigh N-doped graphene (NG) was prepared by a novel self-sacrificial templating method of one-step annealing vitamin B9. The NG catalyst with pyrolysis temperature of 800 °C...

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The influence of pore structures and Lewis acid sites on selective hydrogenolysis of guaiacol to benzene over Ru/TS-1

Here, we report a Ru/TS-1 catalyst for selective hydrogenolysis of guaiacol to benzene in the aqueous phase at conditions of 240 °C and 0.2 MPa H2, achieving a benzene yield of 86% with a hydrogenolysis...

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Carbonized waste milk powders as cathodes for stable lithium–sulfur batteries with ultra-large capacity and high initial coulombic efficiency

To explore the natural resources as sustainable precursors offers a family of green materials. The use of bio-waste precursors especially the remaining from food processing is a scalable, highly abundant,...

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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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Magnetically enhancing diffusion for dendrite-free and long-term stable lithium metal anodes

Lithium metal batteries are promising devices for the next-generation energy storage due to their ultrahigh theoretical specific capacity and extremely low electrochemical potential. Their inherent...

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A succinct enhanced luminescence strategy for fluorescent ionic liquids and the application for detecting CO2

An interesting phenomenon was found that fluorophore was introduced into ionic liquid (IL) to magnify fluorescence signal via the thermally activated delayed fluorescence process; thus up to 15 fold...

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Efficient catalytic removal of COS and H2S over graphitized 2D micro-meso-macroporous carbons endowed with ample nitrogen sites synthesized via mechanochemical carbonization

Developing a suitable catalyst for the elimination of highly toxic carbonyl sulfide (COS) and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is of great significance in terms of industrial safety and environmental protection....

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High retention volume covalent organic polymer for xenon capture: Dynamic separation of Xe and Kr

Xenon capture and Xe/Kr separation are important processes in industry. For instance, Xe/Kr separation is an indispensable step in recycle and treatment of nuclear fuel emission. Among different separation...

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Homodispersed B–CN/P–CN S-scheme homojunction for enhanced visible-light-driven hydrogen evolution

Proper interface and band alignment always play essential roles in the separation of photoexcited charge of photocatalysts. In this work, we prepared a homodispersed S-scheme carbon nitride homojunction...

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Exclusive CO2-to-formate conversion over single-atom alloyed Cu-based catalysts

Electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction (CO2RR), powered by renewable energy sources, provides an appealing approach to convert emitted CO2 to value-added chemicals and fuels and achieve a carbon-neutral...

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Understanding of the electrochemical behaviors of aqueous zinc–manganese batteries: Reaction processes and failure mechanisms

As one of the most common cathode materials for aqueous zinc-ion batteries (AZIBs), manganese oxides have the advantages of abundant reserves, low cost, and low toxicity. However, the electrochemical...

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Versatile control of concentration gradients in non-fullerene acceptor-based bulk heterojunction films using solvent rinse treatments

Solvent rinse treatments using polar methanol (MeOH) and nonpolar n-hexane have been developed for controlling material concentration gradients along the longitudinal direction of non-fullerene acceptor-based...

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Green fabrication of nickel-iron layered double hydroxides nanosheets efficient for the enhanced capacitive performance

Rational synthesis of robust layered double hydroxides (LDHs) nanosheets for high-energy supercapacitors is full of challenges. Herein, we reported an ultrasonication-assisted strategy to eco-friendly...

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Synthesis and fluorescent properties of quinoxaline derived ionic liquids

Ionic liquids (ILs) have attracted increasing attention since last few decades due to their high molecular design abilities and wide applications in different fields. In this study, four novel fluorescent...

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Synthesis of ordered hierarchically mesoporous/microporous carbon materials via compressed CO2 for fructose-to-HMF transformation

Well-ordered hierarchically mesoporous/microporous carbon materials have been successfully fabricated by using dual soft-templating approach through compressed CO2. Pluronic F127 and different type...

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Na-MnOx catalyzed aerobic oxidative cleavage of biomass-derived 1,2-diols to synthesis medium-chain furanic chemicals

Medium-chain furanic chemicals have outstanding practical potential, especially in the application of pharmaceuticals and polymers. Herein, we describe an eco-friendly and efficient heterogeneous sodium-doped...

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Building of multifunctional and hierarchical HxMoO3/PNIPAM hydrogel for high-efficiency solar vapor generation

Solar distillation is a sustainable and promising technique to generate fresh water. However, the solar vapor generation is a high energy consumption process, resulting in a low water yield under natural...

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Scaled-up synthesis of defect-rich layered double hydroxide monolayers without organic species for efficient oxygen evolution reaction

The scaled-up synthesis of organic-free monolayer nanomaterials is highly desirable, especially in obtaining green energy by electrocatalysis. In this study, a method for the scaled-up synthesis of...

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Analyzing acetylene adsorption of metal–organic frameworks based on machine learning

Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) containing open metal sites are important materials for acetylene (C2H2) adsorption. However, it is inefficient or even impossible to search suitable MOFs by molecular...

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N-doped graphene anchored ultrasmall Ir nanoparticles as bifunctional electrocatalyst for overall water splitting

Seeking for extremely active and durable bifunctional electrocatalysts towards the overall water splitting possesses a strategic significance on the development of sustainable and clean energy for the...

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Engineering heterostructured Ni@Ni(OH)2 core-shell nanomaterials for synergistically enhanced water electrolysis

Heterostructure engineering of electrocatalysts provides a fascinating platform to reasonably manipulate the physicochemical properties of nanomaterials and further improve their catalytic efficiency...

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Ga2OSe monolayer: A promising hydrogen evolution photocatalyst screened from two-dimensional gallium chalcogenides and the derived janus

Using first-principles calculations, hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) activity on two-dimensional (2D) gallium chalcogenides monolayers GaX (X = O, S, Se, and Te) as well as the derived Janus monolayers...

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Pd nanocluster-decorated CoFe composite supported on nitrogen carbon nanotubes as a high-performance trifunctional electrocatalyst

Rational design and synthesis of low-cost trifunctional electrocatalysts with improved stability and superior electrocatalytic activity for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR), oxygen evolution reaction...

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