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A photocatalyst immobilized on fibrous and porous monolithic cellulose for heterogeneous catalysis of controlled radical polymerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 04:27

Polym. Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01690E, PaperYingying Chu, Zixuan Huang, Kang Liang, Jia Guo, Cyrille Boyer, Jiangtao Xu
Fibrous and porous monolithic cellulose was employed to immobilize a photocatalyst for heterogeneously catalysing controlled radical polymerization, which provides superior catalyst recyclability.
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CVD graphene incorporating polymerized L-cysteine as an electrochemical sensing platform for simultaneous determination of dopamine and ascorbic acid

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 03:20
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02489D, PaperDanyu He, Shehong Li, Pu Zhang, Hongxia Luo
A graphene platform electrode (GPE) was prepared directly by transferring chemical vapor deposition (CVD) graphene films from Cu foils to polyethylene terephthalate substrates with the aid of polymethyl-methacrylate, a distinct...
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NEC Announces Trimark Associates as a Qualified Distributed Energy Storage Partner in the U.S.

Alternative Energy - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 16:42
November 7, 2017 - WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is pleased to announce Trimark Associates as a Qualified DSS® Partner in the U.S. Trimark is a leading provider of measurement, SCADA and communications solutions for the electric power industry. As a Qualified DSS® Partner, Trimark will act as a reseller and independent contractor for the installation, operation and maintenance of DSS® energy storage systems to deliver comprehensive energy storage and advanced power management solutions.
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EPAL Partners with Leclanché and Deltro and Invests US $12 million in First Utility-scale Canadian Energy Storage Project

Alternative Energy - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:22
• Investment to support India’s COP 21 commitment of generating 175GW from renewable energy by 2022 • Partnership to support e-mobility mission of Government of India • The 28 MW / 14 MWh battery storage system is one of the largest in North America
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Lincoln Clean Energy Announces Commercial Operation of 250 MW Willow Springs Texas Wind Farm

Alternative Energy - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:21
Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) announced today that it has reached commercial operation of its Willow Springs project, a 250 megawatt wind farm in Haskell County, Texas. The wind farm is expected to generate approximately 1,000,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy per year.
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Ballard Delivers Fuel Cell Engine to ABB; Being Displayed at Royal Caribbean Event in NYC

Alternative Energy - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:21
Ballard Power Systems today announced that a 100-kilowatt FCveloCity® fuel cell engine the Company has sold and delivered to ABB Marine & Ports Finland is on display and also being utilized for onsite power at a Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. being held today and tomorrow at the Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn, New York.
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This weird $9 trick increases solar panel efficiency 5-17%

John Fitzgerald Weaver for electrek: Instead of perfectly spacing those 60 out – with small, defined areas between the cells – the company has allowed the solar cell’s borders to overlap each other while increasing the cell count to 68.
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JinkoSolar's Monocrystalline PERC Solar Cell Efficiency of 23.45% Verified

Alternative Energy - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 08:46
This new achievement eclipses JinkoSolar's world record breaking P-Type monocrystalline PERC solar cell efficiency of 22.78% that was achieved just last month in October. JinkoSolar's previous successes clearly did not stop the company's pursuit of further excellence.
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Toshiba and NRG Energy Deliver Battery Energy Storage System for Texas

Alternative Energy - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 08:43
Toshiba and NRG Energy have collaborated to deploy a new, cutting-edge battery energy storage system within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid.
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Photoinduced Fe-mediated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization in Aqueous Media

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:59
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01762F, PaperBian Chao , Yin-Ning Zhou, Guo Jun-Kang , Zheng-Hong Luo
Photoinduced atom transfer radical polymerization with Fe catalyst was successfully performed in aqueous media for the first time. Three water-soluble ligands [i.e., tetrabutylammonium bromide (TBABr), tris[2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl]amine (TDA), and triphenylphosphine-3,3[prime or minute],3[double prime]- trisulfonic...
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Photopolymerization of thick films and in shadow areas: A review for the access to composites

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:57
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01778B, Review ArticleJacques Lalevee, Celine Dietlin, Fabrice Morlet-Savary, Jean Pierre Fouassier, Frederic Dumur, Didier Gigmes, Patxi Garra
The photopolymerization processes are currently associated with thin samples for which the light penetration is good enough to activate the photoinitiator or the photoinitiating system for the entre sample's thickness....
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Precise Synthesis of Thermoresponsive Polyvinylphosphonate-Biomolecule Conjugates via Thiol-Ene Click Chemistry[dagger]

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:57
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01796K, PaperChristina Schwarzenbock, Andreas Schaffer, Philipp Pahl, Peter J. Nelson, Ralf Huss, Bernhard Rieger
A polymerisation type only recently attracting notice is the rare earth metal-mediated group transfer polymerisation (REM-GTP). This living-type polymerisation is able to conquer the limitations faced by classical anionic and...
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High Molecular Weight Cyclic Polysiloxane from Organocatalytic Zwitterionic Polymerization of Constrained Spirocyclosiloxanes

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:57
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01499F, CommunicationChunyan Wu, Jianyi Yu, qiaosheng li, Yuzhou Liu
Cyclic polymers are macromolecules which exhibit interesting topological structures and unique properties. Cyclic polysiloxane formation by organic zwitterionic polymerization of cyclic siloxanes offers the advantage of simple process, no-metal residue...
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pH, glutathione dual-triggered supramolecular assemblies as synergistic and controlled drug release carrier

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:57
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01644A, PaperYang Kang, Xin Ju, Lu Wang, Lisheng Ding, Guiting Liu, Sheng Zhang, Bang-Jing Li
A pH and glutathione (GSH) dual bio-relevant triggered supramolecular system is constructed through the non-covalent host-guest interactions between the adamantane (ADA) on camptothecin (CPT) and [small beta]-cyclodextrin ([small beta]-CD) on the side...
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Selective recognition of biologically important anions using a diblock polyfluorene-polythiophene conjugated polyelectrolyte

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:57

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01478C, PaperNiamh Willis-Fox, Andrea Gutacker, Michelle P. Browne, Amir R. Khan, Michael E. G. Lyons, Ullrich Scherf, Rachel C. Evans
Fluorescence detection of nucleotide phosphates with a polyfluorene-polythiophene diblock copolymer is demonstrated, accompanied by determination of the sensor mechanism.
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Sensitive and reliable paper-based glucose sensing mechanisms with smartphone readout using the L*a*b* color space

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:56
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02124K, PaperDeniz BAS
Paper-based assay platforms play an important role among the rapid test methods. It is essential to combine these promising platforms with smartphones which make on-site analysis possible without using external...
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Multiple covalent interactions and open-void co-involved Mn3O4/nitrogen-doped porous carbon fiber hybrids as flexible anodes for lithium-ion batteries

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 20:51
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02786A, PaperZhen Li
Nanophase Mn3O4 with a grain size of about 7 nm was successfully synthesized by a novel sol-gel route. To improve the electrochemical performance, the Mn3O4 grains were incorporated into metal...
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Energy Industry Associations Tell FERC that DOE Proposal to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants is Unsupported by Record, Would Throw a Costly Wrench into Electricity Markets

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:23
Joint filing from broad array of groups takes aim at financial “Beneficiaries” as the only entities to support the DOE proposal – and whose filings fail to establish that the proposed subsidies are needed or legally valid
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Opus Materials Technologies and TWI collaborate to develop anti-soiling coatings for solar panels

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:55
Materials-by-design approach to nanotechnology coatings optimise energy generation and prevent surface contamination
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Go Electric Inc. Awarded Mobile Military Microgrid Contract from US Army Corps of Engineers

Alternative Energy - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:55
Energy resiliency and microgrid solutions provider Go Electric announces it has been awarded a contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers to develop a mobile microgrid solution for the military.
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