Efficient Production of Solar Hydrogen Peroxide Using Piezoelectric Polarization and Photoinduced Charge Transfer of Nanopiezoelectrics Sensitized by Carbon Quantum Dots

Authors: Zhou, XF; Yan, F; Lyubartsev, A; Shen, B; Zhai, JW; Conesa, JC; Hedin, N

Article; Early Access.
Adv. Sci.. vol: . page: .
Date: . .
Doi: 10.1002/advs.202105792.

Piezoelectric semiconductors have emerged as redox catalysts, and challenges include effective conversion of mechanical energy to piezoelectric polarization and achieving high catalytic activity. The catalytic activity can be enhanced by simultaneous irradiation [read more]

One-Pot Conversion of Glucose into 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural using MOFs and Bronsted-Acid Tandem Catalysts

Authors: Lara-Serrano, M; Morales-delaRosa, S; Campos-Martin, JM; Abdelkader-Fernandez, VK; Cunha-Silva, L; Balula, SS

Article; Early Access.
Adv. Sustain. Syst.. vol: . page: 2366-7486.
Date: . .
Doi: 10.1002/adsu.202100444.

The direct conversion reaction of glucose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is studied using metal organic framework (MOF) as Lewis-acid catalysts and a polyoxometalate (POM), silicotungstic acid, as a Brensted-type acid with a mixture of [read more]

Enhanced stability of SrRuO3 mixed oxide via monovalent doping in Sr1-xKxRuO3 for the oxygen evolution reaction

Authors: Rodriguez-Garcia, I; Galyamin, D; Pascual, L; Ferrer, P; Pena, MA; Grinter, D; Held, G; Salam, MA; Mokhtar, M; Narasimharao, K; Retuerto, M; Rojas, S

J. Power Sources. vol: 521. page: 0378-7753.
Date: feb-15. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.230950.

Ru mixed oxides are the most active catalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) in acid electrolyte. However, their stability is seriously compromised [read more]

Elucidating the roles of acid site nature and strength in the direct conversion of levulinic acid into ethyl valerate: the case of Zr-modified beta zeolite-supported Pd catalysts

Authors: Munoz-Olasagasti, M; Martinez-Salazar, I; Granados, ML; Lopez-Aguado, C; Iglesias, J; Morales, G; Mariscal, R

Sustain. Energ. Fuels. vol: 6. page: 2398-4902.
Date: feb-15. 2022.
Doi: 10.1039/d1se01802g.

The effects of the nature and strength of surface acid sites on the properties of the catalyst used for the one-pot conversion of levulinic acid to valeric biofuels have been investigated. The acid [read more]

Production and Digestibility Studies of beta-Galactosyl Xylitol Derivatives Using Heterogeneous Catalysts of LacA beta-Galactosidase from Lactobacillus Plantarum WCFS1

Authors: Rosado, E; Delgado-Fernandez, P; de las Rivas, B; Munoz, R; Moreno, FJ; Corzo, N; Mateo, C

Molecules. vol: 27. page: .
Date: FEB. 2022.
Doi: 10.3390/molecules27041235.

The synthesis of beta-galactosyl xylitol derivatives using immobilized LacA beta-galactosidase from Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 is presented. These compounds have the potential to replace traditional sugars by their properties as sweetener and taking the [read more]

Influence of the synthesis parameters on the proton exchange membrane fuel cells performance of Fe-N-C aerogel catalysts

Authors: Wang, YL; Larsen, MJ; Rojas, S; Sougrati, MT; Jaouen, F; Ferrer, P; Gianolio, D; Berthon-Fabry, S

J. Power Sources. vol: 514. page: 0378-7753.
Date: DEC 1. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.230561.

Fe-N-C aerogel catalysts were prepared by sol-gel polycondensation of resorcinol, melamine and formaldehyde precursors in the presence of FeCl3 salt, followed by supercritical drying and thermal treatments. The effect of [read more]

Surface Enhanced Infrared Characterization Using Disordered Slit-Antenna Arrays for the Detection of Electrodeposited Cytochrome C

Authors: Armelles, G; Cebollada, A; Cava, DG; Alvarez-Malmagro, J; Velez, M

Article; Early Access.
Plasmonics. vol: . page: 1557-1955.
Date: . .
Doi: 10.1007/s11468-021-01521-7.

An approach which allows both electrochemical studies and surface enhanced infrared characterization of electrodeposited Cytochrome C is presented. This approach is based on in-plane disordered arrays of resonant slits engraved in Au substrates using focused ion beam. [read more]

High thermoelectric efficiency in electrodeposited silver selenide films: from Pourbaix diagram to a flexible thermoelectric module

Authors: Manzano, CV; del Olmo, CL; Caballero-Calero, O; Martin-Gonzalez, M

Sustain. Energ. Fuels. vol: 5. page: 2398-4902.
Date: sep-21. 2021.
Doi: 10.1039/d1se01061a.

In the last few years, the exploration of new thermoelectric materials with low-toxicity, earth-abundance, and high-efficiency has become essential. Following this trend, sustainable, easily scalable, and cost-effective fabrication methods, such as electrochemical deposition, are also desirable. In this [read more]

Effect of Annealing Temperature on Structural and Optical Properties of ZnTiO3 Perovskite Layers Deposited on Silicon for Photocatalytic Applications

Authors: Hammedi, K; Dkhili, M; Khalifa, M; Alvarez-Galvan, C; Ouertani, R; Aouida, S; Ezzaouia, H

ChemistrySelect. vol: 6. page: 2365-6549.
Date: sep-21. 2021.
Doi: 10.1002/slct.202100215.

In this paper, we investigate the effect of annealing temperature on structural, optical, and photocatalytic properties of nanostructured ZnTiO3 thin films deposited on Si substrates. ZnTiO3 coatings were prepared by consecutive sol-gel method and further [read more]

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Sunlight-Operated TiO2-Based Photocatalysts

Authors: Barba-Nieto, I; Caudillo-Flores, U; Fernandez-Garcia, M; Kubacka, A

Molecules. vol: 25. page: .
Date: SEP. 2020.
Doi: 10.3390/molecules25174008.

Photo-catalysis is a research field with broad applications in terms of potential technological applications related to energy production and managing, environmental protection, and chemical synthesis fields. A global goal, common to all of these fields, is to generate photo-catalytic materials able [read more]


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