A new strategy for achieving precise control of the concentration of VO in semiconductor photocatalysts for solar ammonia synthesis was discovered.
Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets for Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis
Novel Fischer–Tropsch catalysts developed from layered double hydroxide nanosheets for efficient solar-driven CO hydrogenation to olefins and other valuable chemical feedstocks.
Enhancing Catalyst Stability for Polypropylene Production
The important role of surface-bound hydroxy groups of vanadium catalysts under reaction conditions by employing in situ DRIFTS experiments and DFT calculations is elucidated.
Evaporation of a Nerve Agent from Various Matrices
Nerve agents take various forms, including in powder and gas forms, but they tend to be liquids. Researchers look at how long nerve agents tend to stick around on various surface types.
Early Detection of Lung Cancer Volatile Organic Compound by Surface Enhancement Raman Spectra (SERS)
A biosensor based on SERS to detect lung cancer volatile organic compound (VOC) from exhaled breath.
Photothermal Synergistic Catalysis for Efficient Carbon Dioxide Conversion
A vibrant new catalyst platform for harnessing abundant solar-energy to produce high-value hydrocarbons from a CO2 feedstock is demonstrated.
COF on MOF: A New Type of Hybrid Material
Hua Zhang and his colleagues in Nanyang Technological University presented an elegant strategy to synthesize a novel MOF@COF core-shell hybrid material.
Photoreduction of Gaseous Nitrogen to Ammonia using Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets
For the first time, a new class of metal-to-metal charge-transfer (MMCT) systems is facilely synthesized.
Live–Cell Imaging via a Clickable Probe With an Exceptionally Long Lifetime Shift
–Cells are highly complex and organized entities which are composed of various biological events. Real-time live-cell imaging is important for understanding these physiological processes. However, many existing fluorescent probes are unsuitable for these purposes due...
Light-Driven Polymer Actuators with Prestored Strain Energy
Researchers demonstrate a strategy using a photoresponsive malleable actuator with mechanical strain energy stored in the polymer beforehand.