Feed aggregator

Branching and Molar Mass Analysis of Low Density Polyethylene Using the Multiple Preparative Fractionation Concept

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 07:47
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY02076G, PaperHarald Pasch, Paul Severin Eselem Bungu
Despite being a homopolymer, low density polyethylene (LDPE) exhibits a complex molecular structure that is determined by multiple molar mass and branching distributions. For a comprehensive microstructural analysis, preparative fractionation...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Polymer Science News

TEPCO and Curtiss-Wright Form Strategic Alliance to Boost Efficiency of Thermal Power Plants

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:49
Deal includes exclusive sale rights in Asia, Mid-East for software used to manage plant efficiency
Categories: Green Technology News

TEPCO Begins Remote Use of 'Internet of Things' to Improve Performance of Thermal Power Stations

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:49
Data monitoring and Analyzing Center enables increased fuel efficiency and overall operation improvement; expansion planned as service offered to other power producers
Categories: Green Technology News

Gram-scale synthesis of single-crystalline graphene quantum dots derived from lignin biomass

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 14:25
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03218H, PaperZheyuan Ding, Fengfeng Li, Jia-Long Wen, Xiluan Wang, Run-Cang Sun
Renewable, cheap and green biomass resources could meet the urgent need for producing graphene quantum dots (GQD) in large scale if high quality can be obtained. Here we report the...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

EnSync Energy Announces Entry into African Markets with Micro-Utility Project

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:14
Project includes EnSync Energy's DER SuperModule as a "microgrid utility in a box" to power East African village lacking electricity infrastructure
Categories: Green Technology News

37% of U.S. broadband households are highly familiar with backup generators

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:33
Speakers for the ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit include Austin Energy, Carrier, DTE, Mercedes-Benz, Nest, and many more
Categories: Green Technology News

Recyclable Heat-resisting Polymer Poly(ether azaindole ketone)-H+ via Hydrogen Bonding Crosslinking

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:22
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY02097J, CommunicationQiang Yin, Yonghong Peng, Shuai Zhang, Fanghua Zhu, Wa Li, Du Kai
A Chemical crosslinked heat-resisting polymers have many industrial applications, but are difficult to recycle or rework. We ingeniously prepared a novel recyclable hydrogen bonding crosslinked polymer PEAINKH+, which possesses outstanding...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Polymer Science News

Mild hydrodeoxygenation of phenolic lignin model compounds over FeReOx/ZrO2 catalyst: zirconia and rhenium oxide as efficient dehydration promoters

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:20
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03823B, PaperPouya Sirous-Rezaei, Jungho Jae, Jeong-Myeong Ha, Chang Hyun Ko, Ji Man Kim, Jong-Ki Jeon, Young-Kwon Park
Strong adsorption of phenolics on zeolite acid sites causes high trapping inside zeolite channels and low catalytic activity of zeolite-supported catalysts in atmospheric pressure hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of lignin-derived phenolics. This...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Spatially resolved spectral determination of polysaccharides in hydrothermally carbonized biomass

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:20
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03676K, PaperMikko Makela, Maurizio Volpe, Roberto Volpe, Luca Fiori, Olli Dahl
Reliable information on the decomposition of polysaccharides is important to evaluate the evolution and properties of hydrothermally carbonized chars. Hyperspectral imaging offers a quick and robust alternative to expensive and...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Intensified atmospheric plasma-based process for isolation of chitin biopolymer from waste crustacean biomass

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:20
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03735J, CommunicationMilka Boric, Harinarayanan Puliyalil, Uros Novak, Blaz Likozar
Atmospheric-pressure dielectric barrier discharge plasma was used as a methodology for crustacean shell waste pre-treatment process, resulting in intensified protein removal. This renewable electricity-based separation operation can serve as a...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Tesla and Australia will turn 50,000 homes into a virtual solar power plant

Mark Austin for DigitalTrends: Installation of the 5kW solar panels and Tesla batteries has already begun on 1,100 public housing properties, with 24,000 more to follow. After that, the program will be opened up to as many as 50,000 South Australian homes.
Categories: Green Technology News

Switch Announces Rob Roy's Gigawatt Nevada, the Largest Solar Project in the United States

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:41
Capital Dynamics to develop Gigawatt 1 the First Gigawatt Solar Project Portfolio Announced in Nevada
Categories: Green Technology News

Sabreez Launches Wind Number and Solar Boost APIs for Utilities and IoT Companies

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:39
The Wind Number and Solar Boost APIs allow energy consumers to see when the electric power supply is cleanest each day. Smart home companies and electric power utilities can use our APIs to motivate load shifting, which helps integrate time-variable renewable energy production with consumer demand.
Categories: Green Technology News

"Cleaner construction practices are vital to tackle toxic air," former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment urges at EHS 2018

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:37
With around 50,000 UK deaths a year related to poor air quality and the World Health Organisation estimating that pollution costs £54 billion annually, Matthew Pencharz is highlighting the role of construction sites and temporary power generators
Categories: Green Technology News

Palladium-catalyzed dehydrative N-benzylation/C-H benzylation cascade of 2-morpholinoanilines on water

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:19
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03780E, PaperHidemasa Hikawa, Risa Ichinose, Shoko Kikkawa, Isao Azumaya
A strategy for the palladium-catalyzed dehydrative tandem benzylation of 2-morpholinoanilines with benzyl alcohols has been developed. This cascade reaction is devised as a straightforward and efficient synthetic route for N-(1,2-diphenylethyl)-2-morpholinoanilines...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

C-H arylation reactions through aniline activation catalysed by PANI-g-C3N4-TiO2 composite under visible light in aqueous medium

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:19
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00012C, PaperLiang Wang, Jun Shen, Sen Yang, Wenjie Liu, Qun Chen, Ming-yang He
PANI (polyaniline)-g-C3N4-TiO2 composite was prepared and found to be efficient for the radical C-H arylation reactions. The arylation process involved the coupling of in situ generated aryl diazonium salts from...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Facile and high-yield synthesis of methyl levulinate from cellulose

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 07:18
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02883K, PaperYao-Bing Huang, Tao Yang, Yu-Ting Lin, Ying-Zhi Zhu, Hui Pan, licheng li
Efficient production of chemicals from cellulose provides sustainable routes for the utilization of natural renewable resources to meet the requirements of human society. Herein, we reported a highly efficient and...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Thiol-substituted copolylactide: synthesis, characterization and post-polymerization modification using thiol-ene chemistry

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 07:18

Polym. Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01930K, PaperPranav P. Kalelkar, David M. Collard
A copolylactide that is substituted with pendent thiol groups (thiol-PL) undergoes coupling with a variety of electrophiles under mild conditions via thiol-ene addition.
To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Polymer Science News

Boron "Stitching" Reaction: A Powerful Tool for the Synthesis of Polyethylene-Based Star Architectures

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 07:18
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00110C, CommunicationGeorgios Zapsas, Konstantinos Ntetsikas, Joey Kim, Panayiotis Bilalis, Yves Gnanou, Nikos Hadjichristidis
The linking of macroanions with BF3OEt2 leads to a 3-arm star with boron junction point, which can serve as macroinitiator for the polyhomologation of dimethyl sulfoxonium methylide and thus enabling...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Polymer Science News

High-throughput physicochemical analysis of thermoresponsive polymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 07:18
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY02066J, CommunicationSimon Bou, Ashley R Connolly, Amanda V. Ellis
Calculating the lower critical solution temperature (LCST) of a thermoresponsive polymer is an important measure of its physical properties. Here, the LCST of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (pNIPAM) was determined by measuring the...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Polymer Science News

Pages