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Efficient Synthesis of Acetic Acid via Rh Catalyzed Methanol Hydrocarboxylation with CO2 and H2 at Milder Condition

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:46
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01391D, PaperMeng Cui, Qingli Qian, Jingjing Zhang, Chunjun Chen, Buxing Han
Acetic acid is an important bulk chemical and synthesis of acetic acid via methanol hydrocarboxylation with CO2 and H2 is a very promising route. In this work, we studied the...
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Categories: Green Technology News

Effect of Conjugation Length and Metal-Backbone Interactions on Charge Transport Properties of Conducting Metallopolymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:46
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00673J, PaperMinh T Nguyen, Richard A Jones, Bradley Holliday
A systematic study on the effect of variation in length of the conjugated organic backbone, and therefore the redox interactions between metal centers and the polymer backbones, of thiophene-based conducting...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

First generation biofuels don’t have to mean food shortages, according to UN official

Biofuels International: Dubois argued that biofuels should be seen as a tool for responsible investment in agriculture and rural development.
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Aurora Solar Inc. Introduces Unprecedented Commercial Financial Analysis to Solar Design and Sales Platform

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:08
Solar Software Company Augments Product for Commercial Installations
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Sungrow PV and Energy Storage Equipment Powers Five Maldivian Islands

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:06
Sungrow, the global leading PV inverter system solution supplier, announces it has installed PV and energy storage system for five islands in the Maldives where people heavily relied on diesel for power and were plagued by poor power quality and high power cost.
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JA Solar Establishes New Subsidiary in Brazil

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:05
- Further Expands its Presence in Latin America
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Ecocor to be Industry Partner for TeamMTL at Solar Decathlon China 2018

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:03
TeamMTL Employs Passive House Principals that Significantly Reduce Energy Demand in Prototype for Competition
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Antaisolar at the ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2017 in Thailand

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:00
The ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2017 came to end after four days exhibition in Thailand from June.7 to June.10. This yearly event highlights the renewable energy sources and the latest technology in the ASEAN region. Antaisolar took part in the exhibition for the second time to further develop the solar business with local clients.
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Battery improvements spark HEV/EV market breakthrough

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:00
Advances in battery technology are challenging automakers and their suppliers to meet higher market demand for hybrid and electric vehicles without compromising quality.
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Dawn of the digital transformer

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:00
Having been introduced over 130 years ago, the humble transformer is undergoing a digital evolution that will enable better analysis of power usage and unit lifespan.
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Designing the transformers of the future

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:00
As methods of energy generation and distribution change, transformer design and manufacturing must adapt to meet evolving global standards, reduce coil losses and improve transformer performance.
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Phosphazene/Triisobutylaluminum Promoted Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerization of 1,2-Epoxybutane Initiated by Secondary Carbamates

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00675F, PaperLilia HASSOUNA, Nicolas Illy, Philippe Guegan
Attempts to use carbamate-phosphazene base as initiating systems for the polymerization of 1,2-epoxybutane were unsuccessful. As a matter of fact, carbamate deprotonation by phosphazene bases led to their fast decomposition...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Ring-Opening Polymerization of Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes Catalyzed by Lewis Acids

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00794A, PaperKosuke Hayakawa, Shin-ichi Matsuoka, Masato Suzuki
Ring-opening polymerization (ROP) of cyclopropane derivatives catalyzed by Lewis acids has been realized for the first time. In contrast to the conventional radical ROP of dialkyl 2-vinylcyclopropane-1,1-dicarboxylates that proceeds via...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Grafting Challenging Monomers from Proteins using Aqueous ICAR ATRP under Bio-Relevant Conditions

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 06:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00669A, PaperDevora Cohen-Karni, Marina Kovaliov, Theresa Ramelot, Dominik Konkolewicz, Scott Graner, Saadyah Averick
Aqueous initiators for continuous activator regeneration atom transfer radical polymerization (ICAR ATRP) was applied to graft well defined acrylamide, N,N-dimethylacrylamide and N-vinylimidazole homo and block copolymers from a model protein...
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Porous Silica-Encapsulated and Magnetically Recoverable Rh NPs: a Highly Efficient, Stable and Green Catalyst for the Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation with "Slow-Releasing" of Stoichiometric Hydrazine in Water

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 05:43
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00986K, PaperJunjie Zhou, Yu-Nong Li, Hongbin Sun, Zhike Tang, Li Qi, Lei Liu, Yongjian Ai, Shuang Li, Zixing Shao, Qionglin Liang
A core-shell structured nanocatalyst (Fe3O4@SiO2-NH2-RhNPs@mSiO2) that is encapsulated with porous silica has been designed and prepared for catalyzing the transfer hydrogenation of nitro compounds into corresponding amines. Rh nanoparticles serve...
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Insight into the Polymerization Mechanism of Photoinduced Step Transfer-Addition & Radical-Termination (START) Polymerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 01:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00709D, PaperTianchi Xu, Lifen Zhang, Zhen-Ping Cheng, Xiulin Zhu
Photoinduced step transfer-addition & radical-termination (START) polymerization is a newly developed polymerization strategy for the preparation of perfluorocarbon-containing alternating copolymers and was carried out under irradiation with blue light emitting...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Which Utilities are the Most and Least Energy-Efficient

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 16:45
First-of-its-kind report ranks the 51 largest US electric utilities on utility-sector energy efficiency programs and policies.
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TS4-S (Safety) Joins Family Of Tigo’s UL Certified Rapid Shutdown Offering

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:09
The PV industry’s most cost effective integrated Rapid Shutdown solution is now UL-approved.
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AgriTechTomorrow.com launches its Online Trade Magazine

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 12:06
Following a soft launch end of May, www.AgriTechTomorrow.com has officially launched its Online Trade Magazine.
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Base-Controlled Highly Selective Synthesis of Alkyl 1,2-Bis(boronates) or 1,1,2-Tris(boronates) from Terminal Alkynes

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:36
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01161J, CommunicationGuoliang Gao, Jianxiang Yan, Kai Yang, Fen er Chen, Qiuling Song
A transition-metal-free and base-controlled highly regioselective synthesis of alkyl 1,2-bis(boronates) or 1,1,2-tris(boronates) from various terminal alkynes has been disclosed. These reactions are efficient and practical and occur under mild conditions...
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