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10 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular-Level Insight into Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO x with NH 3 to N 2 over a Highly Efficient Bifunctional V a -MnO x Catalyst at Low Temperature

Xin, Y., Li, H., Zhang, N., Li, Q., Zhang, Z., Cao, X., Hu, P., Zheng, L. & Anderson, J. A., 01 Jun 2018, In : ACS Catalysis. 8, 6, p. 4937-4949 13 p.

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Selective catalytic reduction
Thyristors
Catalysts
Vanadates
Catalyst selectivity
4 Citations (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)

Molecular simulation and experimental investigation of CO2 capture in a polymetallic cation-exchanged 13X zeolite

Chen, S., Zhu, M., Tang, Y., Fu, Y., Li, W. & Xiao, B., 13 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 6, 40, p. 19570-19583 14 p.

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Zeolites
Cations
Positive ions
Carbon Monoxide
Adsorbents
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Molecular ‘traps’ for sulfonylureas prepared using polymerisable ion-pair receptors

Pessagno, F., Hasanah, A. & Manesiotis, P., 17 Apr 2018, In : RSC Advances. 8, p. 14212-14220 9 p.

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Glyburide
Ions
Polymers
Sorbents
Blood
1 Citation (Scopus)

Molecules pressured to react

James, S. L., 21 Feb 2018, In : Nature. 554, p. 468-469 2 p.

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Crystals
Molecules
2 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Mycobiota of silk-faced ancient Mogao Grottoes manuscripts belonging to the Stein collection in the British library

Martins, C., Silva Pereira, C., Plechkova, N. V., Seddon, K. R., Wang, J., Whitfield, S. & Wong, W., Oct 2018, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 134, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Silk
Manuscripts
Libraries
Adhesive pastes
Glues
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25 Citations (Scopus)

Ordered Porous Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Matrix with Atomically Dispersed Cobalt Sites as an Efficient Catalyst for Dehydrogenation and Transfer Hydrogenation of N-Heterocycles

Han, Y., Wang, Z., Xu, R., Zhang, W., Chen, W., Zheng, L., Zhang, J., Luo, J., Wu, K., Zhu, Y., Chen, C., Peng, Q., Liu, Q., Hu, P., Wang, D. & Li, Y., 21 Aug 2018, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 57, 35, p. 11262-11266

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Dehydrogenation
Cobalt
Hydrogenation
Nitrogen
Carbon
27 Citations (Scopus)

Papain-catalysed mechanochemical synthesis of oligopeptides by milling and twin-screw extrusion: application in the Julia-Colonna enantioselective epoxidation

Ardila-Fierro, K. J., Crawford, D. E., Körner, A., James, S. L., Bolm, C. & Hernández, J. G., 21 Mar 2018, In : Green Chemistry. 20, 6, p. 1262-1269

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Papain
Oligopeptides
Oligomerization
Epoxidation
Ball mills
2 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

Photocatalyst activity indicating adhesive labels for use in the field

Mills, A., Hawthorne, D., Hazafy, D. & Wells, N., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 356, p. 256-262 7 p.

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inks
Photocatalysts
adhesives
Labels
Adhesives
5 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)
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Screening
Ultraviolet radiation
Photonics
Photons
Irradiation
4 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)

pH-responsive diblock copolymers with two different fluorescent labels for simultaneous monitoring of micellar self-assembly and degree of protonation

Madsen, J., Madden, G., Themistou, E., Warren, N. J. & Armes, S. P., 07 Jun 2018, In : Polymer Chemistry. 9, 21, p. 2964-2976

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Protonation
Self assembly
Block copolymers
Labels
Coloring Agents

Preparation and Characterization of Beclomethasone Dipropionate Solvates

Weiss, C., McLoughlin, P., Manesiotis, P., Redington, W. & Cathcart, H., 28 Aug 2018, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 18, 10, p. 5832-5844 13 p.

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Beclomethasone
Propanol
1-Propanol
2-Propanol
acetone
4 Citations (Scopus)
Aluminum Oxide
Aluminum
Dehydration
Methanol
Catalyst activity
4 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)

Pressing Solids Directly Into Sheets of Plasmonic Nanojunctions Enables Solvent-Free Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Xu, Y., Ye, Z., Li, C., McCabe, H., Kelly, J. & Bell, S. E. J., Dec 2018, In : Applied Materials Today. 13, p. 352-358 7 p.

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Raman spectroscopy
Street Drugs
Ink
Drug products
Crystals
2 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)
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Tissue Scaffolds
Bone
Hot Temperature
Bone and Bones
Degradation
2 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)

Producing carbon nanotubes from thermochemical conversion of waste plastics using Ni/ceramic based catalyst

Liu, X., Shen, B., Wu, Z., Parlett, C. M. A., Han, Z., George, A., Yuan, P., Patel, D. & Wu, C., 31 Dec 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 192, p. 882-891

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Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
Plastics
Catalysts
Microscopic examination
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Production of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) from thermochemical conversion of waste plastics using Ni/anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) template catalyst

Liu, X., Shen, B., Yuan, P., Patel, D. & Wu, C., 31 Jan 2018, In : Energy Procedia. 142, p. 525-530

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Carbon nanotubes
Plastics
Aluminum
Catalysts
Oxides
3 Citations (Scopus)
288 Downloads (Pure)

Quantification of anaerobic digestion feedstocks for a regional bioeconomy

Curry, R., Pérez Camacho, M. N., Brennan, R., Gilkinson, S., Cromie, T., Foster, P., Smyth, B., Orozco, A., Groom, E., Murray, S., Hanna, J-A., Kelly, M., Burke, M., Black, A., Irvine, C., Rooney, D., Glover, S., McCullough, G., Foley, A. & Ellis, G., 15 Oct 2018, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Waste and Resource Management. p. 253–272

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Anaerobic digestion
Feedstocks
biogas
Biogas
energy crop
8 Citations (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)
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Laser cooling
laser cooling
decay rates
Cooling
Color
6 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Rational Design of New Cyclic Analogues of the Antimicrobial Lipopeptide Tridecaptin A1

Ballantine, R., Li, Y-X., Qian, P-Y. & Cochrane, S., 04 Sep 2018, In : Chemical Communications. p. 1-4

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Lipopeptides
proline dipeptidase
Peptides
Antibiotics
Bacteria
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Rationalisation of a mechanism for sensing single point variants in target DNA using anthracene-tagged base discriminating probes

Duprey, J-L. H. A., Bassani, D. M., Hyde, E. I., Jonusauskas, G., Ludwig, C., Rodger, A., Spencer, N., Vyle, J. S., Wilkie, J., Zhao, Z-Y. & Tucker, J. H. R., 2018, In : Organic & biomolecular chemistry. 16, 35, p. 6576-6585 10 p.

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anthracene
deoxyribonucleic acid
oligonucleotides
strands
probes
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SCILLs as selective catalysts for the oxidation of aromatic alcohols

Podolean, I., Pavel, O. D., Manyar, H. G., Taylor, S. F. R., Ralphs, K., Goodrich, P., Pârvulescu, V. I. & Hardacre, C., 05 Jul 2018, In : Catalysis Today. 7 p.

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Benzyl Alcohol
Ionic Liquids
Alcohols
Ionic liquids
Oxidation
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Selective monoalkylation of p-tert-butylcalix-[4]-arene in a methyl carbonate ionic liquid

Whiteside, R. E., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Muzio, A. F. V. & Nockemann, P., 01 Oct 2018, In : Chemical Communications.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Carbonates
Salts
Alkali Metals
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Silicon Photoanodes for Solar-Driven Oxidation of Brine: A Nanoscale, Photo-Active Analog of the Dimensionally-Stable Anode

O'Rourke, C., Tang Kong, R., Mills, A. & McIntyre, P. C., 29 Dec 2018, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 165, 16, p. H1072-H1079 8 p.

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Silicon
Anodes
Oxidation
Coatings
Chlorides
3 Citations (Scopus)
47 Downloads (Pure)

Single-Domain Antibody-Functionalized pH-Responsive Amphiphilic Block Copolymer Nanoparticles for Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Targeted Cancer Therapy

Gibson, T. J., Smyth, P., McDaid, W. J., Lavery, D., Thom, J., Cotton, G., Scott, C. J. & Themistou, E., 21 Aug 2018, In : ACS Macro Letters. 7, 8, p. 1010-1015

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Single-Domain Antibodies
Nanoconjugates
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Antibodies
Block copolymers
2 Citations (Scopus)
169 Downloads (Pure)

Solubility Modifying Power of Zwitterionic Salts

Level, G., Vieira Fadul, M. & Blesic, M., 05 Mar 2018, In : ChemPhysChem. 19, 5, p. 575-580 5 p.

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solutes
solubility
Solubility
Salts
aqueous solutions
12 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent degradation studies using hydrodynamic cavitation

Suryawanshi, P. G., Bhandari, V. M., Sorokhaibam, L. G., Ruparelia, J. P. & Ranade, V. V., Jan 2018, In : Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. 37, 1, p. 295-304 10 p.

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cavitation
Cavitation
Hydrodynamics
hydrodynamics
Toluene
2 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)

Spatial requirement for phenylacetone monooxygenases for transformation of non-native linear substrates

Carvalho, A., Dourado, D., Skvortsov, T., Miguel, D. A., Ferguson, L., Quinn, D., Moody, T. & Huang, M., 03 Jan 2018, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. p. 1-32

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Mixed Function Oxygenases
requirements
Substrates
mutations
Oxygenation
7 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)
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Color
color
photography
Spectrophotometry
Photography
1 Citation (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

Spontaneous Substitutions on Phosphorus Trihalides in Imidazolium Halide Ionic Liquids: A Grotthuss Diffusion of Anions?

Holloczki, O., Wolff, A., Pallmann, J., Whiteside, R., Hartley, J., Grasser, M. A., Nockemann, P., Brunner, E., Doert, T. & Ruck, M., 29 Aug 2018, In : Chemistry - A European Journal.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Phosphorus
Anions
Substitution reactions
25 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

State-of-the-art on the production and application of carbon nanomaterials from biomass

Wang, Z., Shen, D., Wu, C. & Gu, S., 09 Oct 2018, In : Green Chemistry. 20, p. 5031-5057 27 p.

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Nanostructured materials
Biomass
Carbon
carbon
biomass
10 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)

Structures of DPAGT1 Explain Glycosylation Disease Mechanisms and Advance TB Antibiotic Design

Dong, Y. Y., Wang, H., Pike, A. C. W., Cochrane, S. A., Hamedzadeh, S., Wyszynski, F., Bushell, S., Royer, S. F., Widdick, D. A., Sajid, A., Boshoff, H. I., Park, Y., Lucas, R., Liu, W-M., Lee, S. S., Machida, T., Minall, L., Mehmood, S., Belaya, K., Liu, W-W. & 12 others, Chu, A., Shrestha, L., Mukhopadhyay, S. M. M., Strain-Damerell, C., Chalk, R., Burgess-Brown, N. A., Bibb, M., Barry 3rd, C., Robinson, C., Beeson, D., Davis, B. & Carpenter, E. P., 01 Nov 2018, In : Cell. 175, p. 1045-1058 14 p.

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Glycosylation
Tunicamycin
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes
Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation
5 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Sum frequency generation spectroscopy of tetraalkylphosphonium ionic liquids at the air-liquid interface

Peñalber-Johnstone, C., Adamová, G., Plechkova, N. V., Bahrami, M., Ghaed-Sharaf, T., Ghatee, M. H., Seddon, K. R. & Baldelli, S., 21 May 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 148, 19, 13 p., 193841.

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Ionic Liquids
liquid air
Molecular dynamics
Cations
Spectroscopy
6 Citations (Scopus)
46 Downloads (Pure)
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Raman spectroscopy
Bacteria
Antibiotics
Metabolites
Anti-Bacterial Agents
4 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)

Techno-economic analysis of wind power integrated with both compressed air energy storage (CAES) and biomass gasification energy storage (BGES) for power generation

Diyoke, C., Aneke, M., Wang, M. & Wu, C., 14 Jun 2018, In : RSC Advances. 8, 39, p. 22004-22022 19 p.

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Economic analysis
Gasification
Energy storage
Wind power
Power generation
27 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature-Controlled Selectivity of Hydrogenation and Hydrodeoxygenation in the Conversion of Biomass Molecule by the Ru 1 /mpg-C 3 N 4 Catalyst

Sheng, T., Wang, Z., Gong, W., Chen, W., Feng, Q., Xu, Q., Chen, C., Chen, C., Peng, Q., Gu, L., Zhao, H., Hu, P., Wang, D. & Li, Y., 12 Sep 2018, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 36, p. 11161-11164

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Hydrogenation
Biomass
Catalysts
Molecules
Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)
63 Downloads (Pure)

Tethering of Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl and N-Heterocycle Stabilized Carbene Ligands by Intramolecular 1,4-Addition to a Polyfluorophenyl Substituent

Thomas, H. P., Marr, A. C., Morgan, P. J. & Saunders, G. C., 02 May 2018, In : Organometallics. 3 p.

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tethering
Rhodium
carbenes
rhodium
Silver
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The Development and Application of an Evolutionary Algorithm for the Determination of Kinetic Parameters in Automotive Aftertreatment Models

Pedlow, A., McCullough, G., Goguet, A., Sellick, D. & Garcia-Afonso, O., 14 Feb 2018, In : Emission Control Science and Technology. 4, 2, p. 113-133

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Kinetic parameters
Evolutionary algorithms
kinetics
Theoretical Models
Model structures
10 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of chiral doping in achiral smectic liquid crystals on the de Vries characteristics: smectic layer thickness, electro-optics and birefringence

Swaminathan, V., Panov, V. P., Panarin, Y. P., Sreenilayam, S. P., Vij, J. K., Panov, A., Rodriguez-Lojo, D., Stevenson, P. J. & Gorecka, E., 16 Mar 2018, In : Liquid Crystals. 45, 4, p. 513-521 9 p.

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Smectic liquid crystals
Electrooptical effects
Birefringence
electro-optics
birefringence
2 Citations (Scopus)
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Alkynes
Acetylene
Biological Products
Free radicals
Free Radicals
5 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical insight into methanol steam reforming on indium oxide with different coordination environments

Wang, J., Wang, H. & Hu, P., 01 Mar 2018, In : Science China Chemistry. 61, 3, p. 336-343

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Steam reforming
Reforming reactions
Methanol
Catalysts
Dehydrogenation
8 Citations (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)

Thermal behavior and kinetics of co-pyrolysis of cellulose and polyethylene with the addition of transition metals

Wang, Z., Shen, D., Wu, C. & Gu, S., 15 Sep 2018, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 172, p. 32-38 7 p.

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Transition metals
Polyethylenes
Cellulose
Pyrolysis
Kinetics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal Characteristics of Biomass Pyrolysis Oil and Potential Hydrogen Production by Catalytic Steam Reforming

Gao, N., Quan, C., Ma, Z. & Wu, C., 19 Apr 2018, In : Energy and Fuels. 32, 4, p. 5234-5243 10 p.

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Catalytic reforming
Steam reforming
Hydrogen production
Oils
Biomass
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal Conductivity Enhancement Phenomena in Ionic Liquid-Based Nanofluids (Ionanofluids)

Oster, K., Hardacre, C., Jacquemin, J., Ribeiro, A. P. C. & Elsinawi, A., 28 May 2018, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry.

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Ionic Liquids
Thermal conductivity
Heat transfer
Nanoparticles
Carbon Nanotubes
1 Citation (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

The structures of 1-(2-halo-6-fluorophenylmethyl)-1-methylimidazolium bromide salts

Lorenzini, F., Marr, A. C., Saunders, G. C. & Thomas, H., 16 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Fluorine Chemistry.

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Bromides
bromide
bromides
halos
Salts
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Cavitation
Pressure drop
Vortex flow
Water
Degradation
36 Citations (Scopus)

Triazolo[1,5-a]pyridine as Building Blocks for Universal Host Materials for High-Performance Red, Green, Blue and White Phosphorescent Organic Light-Emitting Devices

Song, W., Shi, L., Gao, L., Hu, P., Mu, H., Xia, Z., Huang, J. & Su, J., 14 Feb 2018, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 10, 6, p. 5714-5722 9 p.

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Pyridine
Molecular orbitals
Quantum efficiency
pyridine
Color
12 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the heat capacity enhancement in ionic liquid-based nanofluids (ionanofluids)

Oster, K., Hardacre, C., Jacquemin, J., Ribeiro, A. P. C. & Elsinawi, A., 01 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 253, p. 326-339

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Specific heat
specific heat
augmentation
6 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

Unraveling the H2 promotional effect on the Palladium catalysed CO oxidation using a combination of temporally and spatially resolved investigations

Stewart, C., Gibson, E. K., Morgan, K., Cibin, G., Dent, A., Hardacre, C., Kondratenko, E. V., Kondratenko, V., McManus, C., Rogers, S., Stere, C-E., Chansai, S., Wang, Y-C., Haigh, S., Wells, P. & Goguet, A., 07 Sep 2018, In : ACS Catalysis. p. 8255-8262 8 p.

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Palladium
Carbon Monoxide
X ray absorption spectroscopy
Oxidation
Carbon monoxide
8 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Use of Batch Mixing To Investigate the Continuous Solvent-Free Mechanical Synthesis of OLED Materials by Twin-Screw Extrusion (TSE)

Crawford, D. E., James, S. L. & McNally, T., 02 Jan 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 6, 1, p. 193–201 9 p.

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Organic light emitting diodes (OLED)
extrusion
Extrusion
acetate (salt)
metal