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The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2018 Amateur Photo Contest

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:35
The 39th Amateur Photo Contest winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada, USA.
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The production cost of renewables undercuts fossil fuel energy and nuclear power, for the first time

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:35
• According to internal analysis of Kaiserwetter (based on data from Bloomberg, Frankfurt School and IRENA), which groups 15,000 projects and calculates investor risks in 54 countries until 2030, fossil fuels presented costs of between $49 and $174 per MWh in 2017, while renewable energies were between $35 and $54 per MWh • Renewable energies are presented as the best alternative to the high cost of nuclear power to face decarbonization.
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ABB launches world’s fastest e-vehicle charger at Hannover Messe, strengthening its leadership in sustainable mobility

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:34
Commercial launch of the Terra HP fast charger places ABB at the forefront of EV-charging technology
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Development of Novel Enantioselective HPLC Methods for Determination of Optical Purity of N[small alpha]-Fmoc / Boc Amino acid Derivatives (N[small alpha]-PADs) of Natural and Unnatural Amino Acids: Analytical Strategy to Key Starting Materials of...

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:12
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00502H, PaperYagnakirankumar Komaravolu, Dama Venugopala Rao, Maringanti T Chary
Control of chiral purity of N[small alpha] -Fmoc/Boc amino acid derivatives (N[small alpha]-PADs) used in the manufacturing of therapeutic peptides is an important material quality attributes to reduce the risk of undesired...
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Enphase Energy and Solaria Corporation Announce High-Performance AC Modules

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:39
Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world's leading supplier of solar microinverters, and Solaria Corporation, a global provider of high-performance solar module technologies, today announced the introduction of an Enphase Energized™ AC Module, the Solaria PowerXT®-AC. The Solaria PowerXT®-AC features the Enphase IQ 7+ Microinverter and delivers high performance and aesthetics through Solaria's proprietary module technology. The PowerXT®-AC will be available from Soligent at locations around the U.S. starting in June 2018.
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Graphitization of Miscanthus grass biocarbon enhanced by in situ generated FeCo nanoparticles

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:11

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03457A, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Ian Major, Jean-Mathieu Pin, Ehsan Behazin, Arturo Rodriguez-Uribe, Manjusri Misra, Amar Mohanty
The synergistic activity of iron and cobalt nitrate has been highlighted by the generation of FeCo nanoparticles which enhanced the graphitization process of biomass into biocarbon.
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Conservative Evolution and Industrial Metabolism in Green Chemistry

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 09:11
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00514A, Tutorial ReviewGabor Naray-Szabo, Laszlo T. Mika
Chemistry has provided up to date more than hundred million new compounds and most of them are non-natural species and source of enormous pollution, which have never existed before. With...
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Panasonic Launches Off-grid Solutions Project to Mark Its Centenary

Panasonic will donate its products such as solar generation and storage systems, provide education and technical training to cultivate human resources, and help develop local business models taking advantage of electricity.
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INNOVATION: THAT’S THE NAME OF THE GAME AT ALL-ENERGY AND SMART URBAN MOBILITY SOLUTIONS!

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:57
Innovation is the lifeblood of business - and it is certainly true of the industries served by All-Energy and by the co-located Smart Urban Mobility Solutions (SUMS 2018) both being held at Glasgow's SEC on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 May.
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TEPCO and NTT Join Forces in TNcross Joint Venture

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:57
Will leverage synergies for new services that meet societal needs
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Pre-concentration and determination of cadmium and lead ions in real water, soil and food samples using a simple and sensitive green solvent-based ultrasonic assisted dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction and graphite furnace atomic absorption...

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 07:10

Anal. Methods, 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00398J, PaperMahdi Ghorbani, Samaneh Akbarzade, Mohsen Aghamohammadhasan, Orkideh Seyedin, Nahid Afshar Lahoori
A green solvent-based ultrasonic assisted dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction (GS-UADLLME) was developed for preconcentration of cadmium and lead ions from various real water, soil and food samples.
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Controllable Fabrication of the Novel pH-, Thermo-, and Light-Responsive Supramolecular Dendronized Copolymers with Dual Self-Assembly Behavior

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 06:10
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00448J, PaperChangan Yang, Ling Chen, He Huang, Tuo Ji, YingXiang Jiang, Congshan Zhou, Xiaobo Chen
Novel tri-stimulus responsive supramolecular dendronized copolymers are prepared through self-assembly of imine bonds, exhibiting fast and fully reversible phase transitions and trans-cis isomerization in alkaline solutions. The lower critical solution...
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Photoinduced controlled radical polymerization of methyl acrylate and vinyl acetate by xanthate

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 06:10
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00050F, PaperJiajia Li, Xiangqiang Pan, Na Li, Jian Zhu, Xiulin Zhu
A novel fluoro-xanthate, 2-((4-fluorophenoxycarbonothioyl)thio) ethyl propanoate, was developed and successfully used as the mediator in the photoinduced controlled radical polymerization of more-activated monomers (methyl acrylate (MA), butyl acrylate, and N-isopropylacrylamide)...
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(PtBA-co-PPEGMEMA-co-PDOMA)-g-PPFA Polymer Brushes Synthesized by Sequential RAFT Polymerization and ATRP

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 06:10
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00470F, PaperDingfeng Shen, Binbin Xu, Xiaoyu Huang, Qixin zhuang, Shaoliang Lin
A novel approach for preparing self-cleaning anti-fouling surfaces with compositional heterogeneous polymer brushes at a molecular-length scale was developed. The approach exploits three critical elements including hydrophilic poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG)...
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Synthesis and characterization of CO2-sensitive temperature-responsive catalytic poly(ionic liquid) microgels

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 06:10
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00352A, PaperShoumin Chen, Xuezhen Lin, Zhenghao Zhai, Ruyue Lan, Jin Li, Yu-Song Wang, Shiming Zhou, Zahoor Hussain Farooqi, Weitai Wu
We report a class of poly(anionic liquid) microgels that are sensitive to carbon dioxide (CO2). Such a microgel is synthesized from free radical precipitation polymerization of tetrabutylphosphonium 4-styrenesulfonate, 1-vinyl-1H-imidazole and...
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Dual-functional imprinted magnetic nanoprobes for fluorescent detection of N-Nitrosodiphenylamine

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 03:09
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00584B, PaperYufeng Hu, Jie Liu, Junyu Li, Tao Chen, Minghuo Wu
Fluorescent magnetic molecularly imprinted polymers (FMMIPs) were prepared in a one-pot sol-gel polymerization process using Mn-doped ZnS quantum dots (QDs) as a fluorescent core, N-Nitrosodiphenylamine (NDPhA) as a template, (3-aminopropyl)...
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Heterogeneous non-mercury catalysts for acetylene hydrochlorination: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 03:09
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00768C, Tutorial ReviewJiawei Zhong, Yunpeng Xu, Zhongmin Liu
The replacement of mercuric chloride with non-mercury catalysts in acetylene hydrochlorination for the production of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), the precursor to polyvinyl chloride (PVC), would meet the requirement of...
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Novel competitive-displacement fluorescent assay for L-Penicillamine based on reaction between target and N-acetyl-L-cysteine-capped CdTe quantum dots for copper ion

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:09
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00515J, PaperYunmei Huang, Jidong Yang, Haiyan Yuan, Yuan Guo, Xiaoqing Zeng, JiaWei Cheng, YuHui Zhang
D-Penicillamine (below for short D-PA) as a dominant enantiomer is usually used in many clinic drugs but L-Penicillamine (L-PA) is another toxic enantiomer. So it is of great significance to...
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Novel porous silica monolithic functionalized with 5-amino-1,10-phenanthroline for SPE of metal ions in ground wate samples prior to their analysis by ICP-MS

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 06:00
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00442K, PaperImran - Ali, Awadh O. AlSuhaimi, Khaled M. AlMohaimadi, Bader N. AlAlawi
Porous silica monoliths are gaining favorable applications in separation science due to their inborn characteristics such as rigid skeleton, large surface area, affordable starting materials and straight forward sol gel...
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Normal, ICAR and Photomediated Butadiene-ATRP with Iron Complexes

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:43
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00463C, Papervignesh vasu, Joon-Sung Kim, Hyun-Seok Yu, William Bannerman, Mark Johnson, Alexandru Dragos Asandei
The ligand (L) and halide effects of a series of iron complexes (FeX2 or FeX3, X = Cl, Br)/L supported by carbon (Cp2Fe2(I)(CO)4 > Cp2Fe > Fe(CO)5 > (Ph2PCp)2Fe), nitrogen...
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