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Leading power industry event announces final keynote

Alternative Energy - 9 hours 19 min ago
POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe 2017, the prominent conference and exhibition for the international power and renewable industries, has unveiled the final industry-leading speaker at the Joint Opening Keynote.
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A first study on copolymers of a methacrylate containing the 2-(hydroxyimino)aldehyde group and OEGMA. RAFT polymerization and assessment of thermal and photoresponsive polymer behavior.

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 9 hours 41 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00975E, PaperMartina Nardi, Francesca D'acunzo, Mariangela Clemente, Giampiero Proietti, Patrizia Gentili
We report the first synthesis of 4-[(hydroxyimino)aldehyde]butyl methacrylate and its RAFT copolymerization with oligo(ethylene glycol) monomethylether methacrylate. For comparison, 6-(hydroxyimino)hexyl methacrylate, containing a free oxime group, and 6-oxohexyl methacrylate, with...
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Development of an Easily Adaptable, High Sensitivity Source for Inlet Ionization

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - 10 hours 41 min ago
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00995J, PaperI-Chung Lu, Efstathios A Elia, Wen-Jing Zhang, Milan Pophristic, Ellen D Inutan, Charles N McEwen, Sarah Trimpin
An unexpected ionization process was recently discovered for use in mass spectrometry in which no added energy is required to convert condensed-phase molecules to ESI-like gas-phase ions. This process offers...
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Evaluation of chemometric methodologies for classification of Coffea canephora cultivars via FT-NIR spectroscopy and direct sample analysis

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - 10 hours 41 min ago
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01167A, PaperAderval S. Luna, Arnaldo P. da Silva, Enrique A. Alves, Rodrigo B. Rocha, Igor C. A. Lima, Jefferson Santos de Gois
This work presents a study of chemometric tools for classification of Coffea canephora cultivars via in situ (whole beans) direct sample analysis using Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR). The sample pretreatment...
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Green chemistry and polymers made from sulfur

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - 10 hours 41 min ago

Green Chem., 2017, 19,2748-2761
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00014F, PerspectiveMax J. H. Worthington, Renata L. Kucera, Justin M. Chalker
Polysulfide polymers prepared from elemental sulfur have found increasing use in applications that benefit the environment.
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Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India

Climate Action UN: According to local reports, Indian Railways will install flexible solar panels and batteries to power lights and fans on board 250 of the network’s trains.
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Panasonic HIT® Solar Module Achieves World's Leading Output Temperature Coefficient(1) at -0.258%/°C

Alternative Energy - 11 hours 22 min ago
The improved output of the temperature coefficient results in a nearly 50% reduction in necessary power generation during the hot summer months
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Sun Bandit Produces Solar Hot Water In Sub-Zero Temperatures to Heat Dwellings and Grow Fresh Produce North of the Arctic Circle

Alternative Energy - 11 hours 29 min ago
Freeze-Resistant Properties Allow World’s First Certified PV-Powered Solar Water Heating System to Heat Water, Channel Stored Energy to Feed Radiant Wall and Floor Heating and Extend Growing Season for Hydroponically Produced Fresh Vegetables In Sub-Zero Temperatures
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Synthesis of molecular brushes by telomerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 11 hours 41 min ago

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00875A, PaperCoralie Teulere, Renaud Nicolay
This work reports the straightforward synthesis of molecular brushes by telomerization from polythiol multifunctional macrotransfer agents.
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Continuous CO2 esterification to diethyl carbonate (DEC) at atmospheric pressure: Application of porous membranes for in-situ H2O removal

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 42 min ago
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00916J, PaperJunhui Wang, Zhengping Hao, Sebastian Wohlrab
The direct synthesis of diethyl carbonate (DEC) from ethanol and carbon dioxide over Ce0.8Zr0.2O2 catalysts was investigated in continuous mode at atmospheric pressure. Three main parameters, namely molar ratio of...
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The Hy-MASS Concept: Hydrothermal Microwave Assisted Selective Scissoring of cellulose for in-situ production of (meso)porous nanocellulose fibrils and crystals

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 42 min ago
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01378G, PaperAvtar Singh Matharu, James Clark, Eduardo Macedo de Melo
The hydrothermal microwave-assisted selective scissoring (Hy-MASS) of depectinated orange peel residues (OPR), produced via conventional acid hydrolysis and acid-free microwave processing, to yield (meso)porous nanocellulose fibrils and crystals simultaneously in...
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RAFT iniferter polymerization in miniemulsion using visible light

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 42 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00939A, CommunicationKenward Jung, Cyrille Boyer, Per Bo Zetterlund
Methodology for the successful implementation of RAFT (4-cyano-4[(dodecylsulfanylthiocarbonyl)sulfanyl] pentanoic acid (CDTPA)) iniferter polymerization of butyl methacrylate in miniemulsion using visible light (green light; [small lambda]max = 530 nm) has been developed....
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Bio-inspired peptide decorated dendrimer for a robust antibacterial coating on hydroxyapatite

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 42 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00811B, PaperYaping Gou, Xiao Yang, Libang He, Xinyuan Xu, Yanpeng Liu, Yuebo Liu, Yuan Gao, Qin Huang, Kunneng Liang, Chunmei Ding, Jiyao Li, Chang-Sheng Zhao, Jianshu Li
Bacterial colonization on implanted biomaterials remains a clinically significant problem. In order to achieve a relatively long-term antibacterial activity and reduce the incidence of infections associated with the use of...
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Introduction of anti-fouling coatings at the surface of supramolecular elastomeric materials via post-modification of reactive supramolecular additives

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 15 hours 43 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00801E, PaperOlga Goor, Joyce Brouns, Patricia Y. W. Dankers
Protein repellent coatings have been extensively studied to introduce anti-fouling properties at material surfaces. Here a covalent anti-fouling coating at the surface of supramolecular ureido-pyrimidinone (UPy) based materials introduced via...
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MERSEN TO EXHIBIT DURING EES NORTH AMERICA / INTERSOLAR NORTH AMERICA, JULY 11-13, 2017.

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:21
Mersen will showcase its broad line of innovative bus bar, cooling, surge protection and Over Current Protection Devices solutions for the Electrical Energy Storage and Solar Applications during the EES North America / Intersolar North America, July 11-13, 2017 in San Francisco, California.
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Ideal Power Delivers Hybrid Microgrid to Island Business

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:17
200 Kilowatt / 300 Kilowatt Hour Solar-Plus-Storage System Enables Off-Grid Building to Reduce Reliance on Diesel Fuel Through Cost-Effective Renewable Power.
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Base-catalysed, one-step mechanochemical conversion of chitin and shrimp shells into low molecular weight chitosan

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:28

Green Chem., 2017, 19,2783-2792
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00089H, PaperXi Chen, Huiying Yang, Ziyi Zhong, Ning Yan
A facile, solid-state mechanochemical method was developed for the synthesis of low molecular weight chitosan (LMWC) in one step from chitin and crude shrimp shell powders, in which chitin undergoes simultaneous deacetylation and depolymerisation in the presence of a base catalyst under mechanical milling.
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Global Wind And Solar Costs To Fall Even Faster, While Coal Fades Even In China And India

This year's forecast from BNEF sees solar energy costs dropping a further 66% by 2040, and onshore wind by 47%, with renewables undercutting the majority of existing fossil power stations by 2030
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Functional Multisite Copolymers by One-Pot Sequential RAFT Copolymerization of Styrene and Maleic Anhydride

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:27
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00787F, PaperGuillaume Moriceau, Guillaume Gody, Matthias Hartlieb, Joby Winn, Hyungsoo Kim, Antonio Mastrangelo, Tim Smith, Sebastien Perrier
Multisite copolymers with functionalizable units inserted at precise locations were synthesised by one-pot Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain-Transfer (RAFT) polymerization and sequential Single Monomer Unit Insertion (SMUI) and Chain Extension (ChainExt) using...
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Panasonic HIT® Solar Module Achieves World's Leading Output Temperature Coefficient1 at -0.258%/°C

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:20
The improved output of the temperature coefficient results in a nearly 50% reduction in necessary power generation during the hot summer months
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