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The application of blocked isocyanate chemistry in the development of tunable thermoresponsive crosslinkers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 06:35

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01706E, PaperMarianne S. Rolph, Maria Inam, Rachel K. O'Reilly
The synthesis of a novel monomer, methacryloyl pyrazole, and its subsequent reaction with diisocyanates to produce thermoresponsive crosslinkers is reported.
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Self-supported electrochemical sensor for simultaneously sensitive detection of trace heavy metal ions based on PtAu alloy/carbon nanofibers

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 03:33
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02223A, PaperSongge Zhang, Han Zhu, Piming Ma, Fang Duan, Weifu Dong, MingLiang Du
The key issue in efficient electrochemical detection of trace heavy metal ions (HMI) is to design hierarchical nanostructure electrode with sensitivity and low detection limit. In this work, a bimetallic...
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Towards improved quantitative analysis using surface-enhanced Raman scattering incorporating internal isotope labelling

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 03:33
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02527K, PaperAbdu Subaihi, Yun Xu, Howbeer Muhamadali, Shaun Mutter, Ewan W. Blanch, David I. Ellis, Royston Goodacre
Raman spectroscopy has attracted considerable interest during the past two decades as a vibrational technique used for the molecular characterisation of different molecules. Whilst the Raman effect is known to...
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Renewable Energy Brings New Life to Old Mining Sites, Finds Rocky Mountain Institute

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:27
RMI’s Sunshine for Mines program develops new methodology for analyzing closed mine sites and identifying value from potential renewable energy development
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Doosan Gridtech™ Selects SMA Inverters for 20 MW Battery Storage Project

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:34
Project for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will use 13 Sunny Central Storage Inverters
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Hybrid vs Traditional Hydraulic Actuator Systems

With HAS we have combined the controllability of electromechanical actuators with the power density, longer life and resistive force capabilities of traditional hydraulic systems. The resulting hybrid offers robust, long-life tracking solutions for solar power and actuation systems for wind, hydro and other renewable energy systems, as well as fossil fuel applications.
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Fluoride degradable and thermally debondable polyurethane based adhesive

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:21

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01653K, PaperTahkur Singh Babra, Akash Trivedi, Colin N. Warriner, Nicholas Bazin, Dario Castiglione, Clive Sivour, Wayne Hayes, Barnaby W. Greenland
A polyurethane-based adhesive has been produced that can undergo multiple thermal debonding/bonding cycles and also irreversibly debond through depolymerisation on contact with fluoride ions.
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SuperGreen Solutions® Touts International Sustainable Business Program

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:28
SuperGreen Solutions continues to expand globally with the signing of new master franchise licenses in Puerto Rico, Europe, the Caribbean, South America and the Middle East.
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Solar Finance Pioneer CleanCapital Closes 3.7M Investment Round to Help Investors Tap Solar Market

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:41
Funding round led by leading equity crowdfunding platform, SeedInvest, will be used to accelerate technology roadmap and scale operations
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Eco-Portable Energy: Sparkbox Launches an Affordable Next-Generation Compact Charging Solution Enabling Consumers to Power Anything, Anywhere

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:56
Company's innovative environmentally-friendly quiet electric power station has numerous applications from supporting electric vehicle emergency charging, outdoor activities, emergency preparedness to medical and small businesses
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Yukuma is Ready to Prove World’s Fastest Charging Technology for EVs and Smartphones.

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:52
Batteries and charging solutions for charging smartphone or EV from 0 to 100% in 8-12 minutes. Pre-production stage.
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Hydrogen Council: Hydrogen could contribute to 20% of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:51
The Hydrogen Council reveals first-of-a kind study showing hydrogen’s contribution as a key pillar of the energy transition
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Ingeteam surpasses 40 GW milestone of installed wind power capacity

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:49
The Spanish wind converter supplier consolidates its world number one rank with leadership in key wind energy growth markets and a 10 GW addition in just two years
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Novel cyclodextrin-based pH-sensitive supramolecular host-guest assembly for staining acidic cellular organelles

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01668A, PaperGabriela Pricope, Elena Laura Ursu, Monica Sardaru, Corneliu Cojocaru, Lilia Clima, Narcisa Marangoci, Ramona Antoaneta Danac, Ionel I. Mangalagiu, Bogdan Simionescu, Mariana Pinteala, Alexandru Rotaru
The preparation and characterization of the supramolecular host-guest inclusion complex between fluorescent indolizinyl-pyridinium salt and [small beta]-cyclodextrin is reported. The formation of the inclusion complex was investigated by ESI-MS experiments, transmission...
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Desulfurization-bromination: direct chain-end modification of RAFT polymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:18

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01702B, PaperIn-Hwan Lee, Emre H. Discekici, Shelby L. Shankel, Athina Anastasaki, Javier Read de Alaniz, Craig J. Hawker, David J. Lunn
We report a chain-end modification strategy for the quantitative conversion of thiol and thiocarbonylthio functional groups to bromides under mild conditions.
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Biosensor Applications of Graphene-Nanocomposites Bound Oxidoreductive and Hydrolytic Enzymes

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:13
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02606D, Critical ReviewQayyum Husain
Graphene based nanocomposites have successfully been employed for high yield and stable immobilization of oxidoreductive and hydrolytic enzymes. Enzymes immobilized both via adsorption and covalent attachment on graphene nanocomposites were...
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Copper-catalyzed aerobic benzylic sp3 C-H oxidation mediated synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles via a domino multicomponent reaction

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:13
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02484C, PaperJaneeka Jayram, Vineet Jeena
An efficient and practical aerobic benzylic sp3 C-H oxidation as a key step towards the domino multi-component synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles has been reported. This green methodology employs an inexpensive...
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Secondary structures of synthetic polypeptide polymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:13
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01725A, Review ArticleColin Bonduelle
Synthetic peptide-based polymers represent a unique class of macromolecules able to mimic natural proteins properties in material sciences since 1) they present the same macromolecular backbone than proteins, 2) they...
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Phosphine-sulfonate-based Nickel Catalysts: Ethylene Polymerization and Copolymerization with Polar-functionalized Norbornenes

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:13
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01661A, PaperGuangzhi Song, Wen-Min Pang, Weimin Li, Min Chen, Changle Chen
In this contribution, the effect of substitution on biaryl-based phosphine-sulfonate nickel catalysts is investigated. A series of [-(P,O)-2-(P-PhAr)-1-benzenesulfonato]NiPh(PPh3) nickel complexes (Ni-OMe, Ar = 2-[2',6'-(OMe)2-C6H3]-C6H4; Ni-H, Ar = 2-(C6H5)-C6H4; Ni-OiPr, Ar...
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High renewable future in the UK and Germany to create new power systems flexibility challenge

Alternative Energy - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:04
Economic tipping points mean renewable energy will account for over half of electricity generation by the mid-2020s in the UK and Germany. This comes as the cost of generating energy from wind and solar is expected to more than halve from today’s levels by 2040.
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