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5 Citations (Scopus)

Using chiral ionic liquid additives to enhance asymmetric induction in a Diels–Alder reaction

Goodrich, P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Hall, L., Wang, Y., Jin, L., Muldoon, M., Ribeiro, A. P. C., Pombeiro, A. J. L., Pârvulescu, V. I., Davey, P. & Hardacre, C., 07 Feb 2017, In : Dalton Transactions. 46, 5, p. 1704-1713 10 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Catalysts
Enantioselectivity
Cyclopentanes
Biological Products
39 Citations (Scopus)
263 Downloads (Pure)

What is the most energy efficient route for biogas utilization: Heat, electricity or transport?

Hakawati, R., Smyth, B., McCullough, G., deRosa, F. & Rooney, D., 15 Nov 2017, In : Applied Energy. 206, p. 1076-1087

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Biogas
biogas
electricity
Electricity
energy efficiency
8 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

Zeolite-cage-lock strategy for in situ synthesis of highly nitrogen-doped porous carbon for selective separation of carbon dioxide gas

Xue, C., Zhu, H., Xu, T., Wang, E., Xiao, B., Liu, X., Zhang, Z., Hao, X. & Guan, G., 03 May 2017, In : RSC Advances. 7, 39, p. 24195-24203 9 p.

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Zeolites
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Nitrogen
Carbon
2016
31 Citations (Scopus)
Methane
Platinum
Catalyst supports
methane
catalyst
4 Citations (Scopus)

Acid-mediated topological control in a functionalized foldamer

Knipe, P. C., Thompson, S. & Hamilton, A. D., 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, 39, p. 6521-6524 4 p.

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Pyridine
Topology
Molecules
Acids
pyridine
22 Citations (Scopus)

A class of efficient short-chain fluorinated catanionic surfactants

Verdia, P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Goh, T. Y., Jacquemin, J. & Blesic, M., 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 5, p. 1234-1239 6 p.

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Surface-Active Agents
surfactant
Surface active agents
Bioaccumulation
Fluorine
251 Citations (Scopus)
462 Downloads (Pure)

Activated lignin‒chitosan extruded blends for efficient adsorption of methylene blue

Albadarin, A. B., Collins, M. N., Naushad, M., Shirazian, S., Walker, G. & Mangwandi, C., 20 Aug 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal.

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Lignin
Methylene Blue
Chitosan
lignin
adsorption
2 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)
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Molecular mechanics
Quantum theory
GTP Phosphohydrolases
nucleotides
Magnesium
26 Citations (Scopus)

Advanced materials for recognition and capture of whole cells and microorganisms

Bole, A. L. & Manesiotis, P., 20 Jul 2016, In : Advanced Materials. 28, 27, p. 5349-5366 18 p.

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Microorganisms
Artificial Receptors
Chemical properties
Physical properties
Molecular Imprinting
34 Citations (Scopus)
159 Downloads (Pure)

A Method for Promoting Assembly of Metallic and Nonmetallic Nanoparticles into Interfacial Monolayer Films

Xu, Y., Konrad, M. P., Lee, W. W. Y., Ye, Z. & Bell, S. E. J., 25 Jul 2016, In : Nano Letters. 16, 8, p. 5255-5260 6 p.

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Monolayers
assembly
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
Functional materials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of friction factor reduction in turbulent water flow using a superhydrophobic coating

Walker, G. M., Albadarin, A. B., McGlue, A., Brennan, S. & Bell, S., Jan 2016, In : Progress in Organic Coatings. 90, p. 472-476 5 p.

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Friction
Coatings
Water
Reynolds number
Copper pipe
17 Citations (Scopus)

An effective three-dimensional ordered mesoporous CuCo2O4 as electrocatalyst for Li-O2 batteries

Li, P., Sun, W., Yu, Q., Yang, P., Qiao, J., Wang, Z., Rooney, D. & Sun, K., Jun 2016, In : Solid State Ionics. 289, p. 17-22 6 p.

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electrocatalysts
Electrocatalysts
electric batteries
Oxygen
Electrodes
14 Citations (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)

An ether-functionalised cyclic sulfonium based ionic liquid as an electrolyte for electrochemical double layer capacitors

Neale, A. R., Murphy, S., Goodrich, P., Schütter, C., Hardacre, C., Passerini, S., Balducci, A. & Jacquemin, J., 15 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Power Sources. 326, p. 549–559 11 p.

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Ionic Liquids
electrochemical capacitors
Ionic liquids
Ether
Electrolytes
9 Citations (Scopus)

A new insight into the nanostructure of alkylammonium alkanoates based ionic liquids in water

Salma, U., Ballirano, P., Usula, M., Caminiti, R., Plechkova, N. V., Seddon, K. R. & Gontrani, L., 28 Apr 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics . 18, 16, p. 11497-11502 6 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Nanostructures
Anions
Cations
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)

A New Technique for Studying Vapour–liquid Equilibria of Multi-Component Systems

Ferrero Vallana, F. M., Holland, L. A. M. & Seddon, K. R., 01 Jul 2016, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 69, 11, p. 1240-1246 7 p.

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Vapor pressure
Ionic Liquids
Ternary systems
Organic compounds
Phase composition
8 Citations (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)

Anomalous temperature dependence of layer spacing of de Vries liquid crystals: Compensation model

Merkel, K., Kocot, A., Vij, J. K., Stevenson, P. J., Panov, A. & Rodriguez, D., 13 Jun 2016, In : Applied Physics Letters. 108, 24, 243301.

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liquid crystals
spacing
temperature dependence
shrinkage
temperature
18 Citations (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)

A Non-catalytic Deep Desulphurization Process using Hydrodynamic Cavitation

Suryawanshi, N. B., Bhandari, V. M., Sorokhaibam, L. G. & Ranade, V., 08 Sep 2016, In : Nature Scientific Reports. 6, 8 p., 33021.

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Sulfur
Cavitation
Hydrodynamics
1-Octanol
Sulfur Compounds
32 Citations (Scopus)
183 Downloads (Pure)

Antimicrobial lipopeptide tridecaptin A1 selectively binds to Gram-negative lipid II

Cochrane, S. A., Findlay, B., Bakhtiary, A., Acedo, J. Z., Rodriguez-Lopez, E. M., Mercier, P. & Vederas, J. C., 11 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 41, p. 11561-11566 6 p.

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Lipopeptides
Gram-Negative Bacteria
Proton-Motive Force
Membranes
Structural Models
17 Citations (Scopus)
61 Downloads (Pure)

An Ultrasonic Relaxation Study of 1-Alkyl-3-Methylmidazolium-Based Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: Probing the Role of Alkyl Chain Length in the Cation

Zorębski, M., Zorebski, E., Dzida, M., Skowronek, J., Jezak, S., Goodrich, P. & Jacquemin, J., 16 Mar 2016, In : The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 13 p.

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Ultrasonic relaxation
Chain length
Ionic liquids
Ultrasonics
Positive ions

Application of novel catalysts: General discussion

Miller, A. L., Bowker, M., García-Trenco, A., Socci, J., Richards, N., Hutchings, G., Collis, N., Earley, J., Freakley, S., Burch, R., Howard, M., Gross, E., Kotarba, A., Landau, M. V., Anderson, J., Weckhuysen, B., Kondrat, S., Naranov, E., Douthwaite, J. M., Tiruvalam, R. & 21 others, Iqbal, S., Parker, L., Shah, P., Nowicka, E., Ueda, W., Piovano, A., Landon, P., Fischer, N., Reece, C., Gates, B., Lamb, M., Jackman, E., Jakubek, T., Corma, A., Claeys, M., Svengren, H., Friend, C., Lennon, D., Makepeace, J., Hunter, H. & Manyar, H., 2016, In : Faraday Discussions. 188, p. 399-426 28 p.

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A Rare Cause of Myoclonus: A Cupric Conundrum

Doherty, K. M., Shields, J., Forbes, R., Gray, M., Kearney, S., Maxwell, A. P. & McKinley, J., 01 Sep 2016, In : JAMA neurology. 73, 9, p. 1145-1148 4 p.

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Myoclonus
Tremor
Copper
Biopsy
Thyroid Function Tests
52 Citations (Scopus)

A simply effective double-coating cathode with MnO2 nanosheets/graphene as functionalized interlayer for high performance lithium-sulfur batteries

Sun, W., Ou, X., Yue, X., Yang, Y., Wang, Z., Rooney, D. & Sun, K., 20 Jul 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 207, p. 198-206 9 p.

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Graphite
Nanosheets
Graphene
Cathodes
Coatings
13 Citations (Scopus)
176 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the effect of reducing agents on the selective catalytic reduction of NOx over Ag/Al2O3 catalysts

D'Agostino, C., Chansai, S., Bush, I., Gao, C., Mantle, M. D., Hardacre, C., James, S. L. & Gladden, L. F., 21 Mar 2016, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. 6, 6, p. 1661-1666 6 p.

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Selective catalytic reduction
Reducing Agents
Reducing agents
Catalysts
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)
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inks
Ink
Fluorescence
Color
Glass
6 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)

A Structural and Spectroscopic Study of the First Uranyl Selenocyanate, [Et4N]3[UO2(NCSe)5]

Nuzzo, S., Browne, M. P., Twamley, B., Lyons, M. E. G. & Baker, R. J., 16 Feb 2016, In : Inorganics. 4, 1, 8 p., 4.

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Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Hydrogen bonds
Ligands
Oxidation
selenocyanic acid
21 Citations (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)

Biobutanol as Fuel for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells-Investigation of Sn-Modified Pt Catalyst for Butanol Electro-oxidation

Puthiyapura, V. K., Brett, D. J. L., Russell, A. E., Lin, W-F. & Hardacre, C., 03 May 2016, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 20, p. 12859-70 12 p.

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Direct alcohol fuel cells (DAFC)
Butanols
Electrooxidation
Butenes
Catalysts
42 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiesel production from sewage sludge lipids catalysed by Brønsted acidic ionic liquids

Olkiewicz, M., Plechkova, N. V., Earle, M. J., Fabregat, A., Stüber, F., Fortuny, A., Font, J. & Bengoa, C., 01 Feb 2016, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 181, p. 738-746 9 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Biofuels
Sewage sludge
Biodiesel
Ionic liquids
18 Citations (Scopus)
301 Downloads (Pure)

Biological phosphorus removal during high-rate, low-temperature, anaerobic digestion of wastewater.

Keating, C., Chin, J. P., Hughes, D., Manesiotis, P., Cysneiros, D., Mahony, T., Smith, C. J., McGrath, J. W. & O'Flaherty, V., 03 Mar 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, 14 p., 226.

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Waste Water
Polyphosphates
Phosphorus
Digestion
Phosphates
14 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon nanotubes synthetized from gaseous products of waste polymer pyrolysis and their application

Borsodi, N., Szentes, A., Miskolczi, N., Wu, C. & Liu, X., 01 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 120, p. 304-313 10 p.

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Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
Polymers
Pyrolysis
Gases
5 Citations (Scopus)
264 Downloads (Pure)

Carbons, Ionic Liquids, and Quinones for Electrochemical Capacitors

Díaz-Delgado, R. & Doherty, A. P., 19 Apr 2016, In : Frontiers in Materials. 3, 7 p., 18.

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Ionic Liquids
Quinones
Electrolytes
Capacitors
Carbon
60 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics and catalytic properties of Ni/CaAlOx catalyst for hydrogen-enriched syngas production from pyrolysis-steam reforming of biomass sawdust

Chen, F., Wu, C., Dong, L., Vassallo, A., Williams, P. T. & Huang, J., 01 Apr 2016, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 183, p. 168-175

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Sawdust
Steam reforming
pyrolysis
Hydrogen
Biomass
3 Citations (Scopus)
497 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of High-Performance Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell: A DFT/TDDFT Study

Lambert, C., Mao, Y., Zheng, Y-Z., Tao, X., Hu, P. & Huang, M., 13 Sep 2016, In : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY-REVUE CANADIENNE DE CHIMIE.

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Discrete Fourier transforms
Coloring Agents
Dyes
Metals
Molecular orbitals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Chemoenzymatic synthesis of enantiopure hydroxy sulfoxides derived from substituted arenes

Boyd, D. R., Sharma, N. D., Malone, J. F., Ljubez, V., Murphy, D., Shepherd, S. D. & Allen, C. C. R., 07 Mar 2016, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 14, 9, p. 2651-2664 14 p.

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Sulfoxides
dehydrogenases
dehydrogenation
crystallography
ligands
71 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Chemoselective Polymerizations from Mixtures of Epoxide, Lactone, Anhydride, and Carbon Dioxide

Romain, C., Zhu, Y., Dingwall, P., Paul, S., Rzepa, H. S., Buchard, A. & Williams, C. K., 20 Apr 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 12, p. 4120-4131

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Anhydrides
Epoxy Compounds
Lactones
Carbon Dioxide
Polymerization
9 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

Combining Bio- and Chemo-Catalysis for the Conversion of Bio-Renewable Alcohols: Homogeneous Iridium Catalysed Hydrogen Transfer Initiated Dehydration of 1,3-Propanediol to Aldehydes

Wang, Y-M., Lorenzini, F., Rebros, M., Saunders, G. C. & Marr, A. C., Mar 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 6, p. 1751-1761 11 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Iridium
iridium
catalysis
aldehyde
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative Proteomics Implicates a Role for Multiple Secretion Systems in Electrode-Respiring Geobacter sulfurreducens Biofilms

Kavanagh, P., Botting, C. H., Jana, P. S., Leech, D. & Abram, F., 02 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 15, 12, p. 4135-4145 11 p.

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Geobacter
Biofilms
Proteomics
Electrodes
Electrons
15 Citations (Scopus)
213 Downloads (Pure)

Controlled periodic illumination in semiconductor photocatalysis

Tokode, O., Prabhu, R., Lawton, L. A. & Robertson, P. K. J., Mar 2016, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 319-320, p. 96-106 11 p.

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Photocatalysis
Lighting
illumination
Semiconductor materials
photosynthesis
14 Citations (Scopus)

Control over the Self-Assembly Modes of PtII Complexes by Alkyl Chain Variation: From Slipped to Parallel π-Stacks

Allampally, N. K., Mayoral, M. J., Chansai, S., Lagunas, M. C., Hardacre, C., Stepanenko, V., Albuquerque, R. Q. & Fern‚ndez, G., 01 Jun 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 23, p. 7810-7816 7 p.

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Self assembly
Spectroscopic analysis
Chlorine
X ray analysis
Monomers
62 Citations (Scopus)

CoO nanoparticles embedded in three-dimensional nitrogen/sulfur co-doped carbon nanofiber networks as a bifunctional catalyst for oxygen reduction/evolution reactions

Liu, T., Guo, Y-F., Yan, Y-M., Wang, F., Deng, C., Rooney, D. & Sun, K-N., Sep 2016, In : Carbon. 106, p. 84-92 9 p.

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Carbon nanofibers
Sulfur
Nitrogen
Electrocatalysts
Oxygen
19 Citations (Scopus)
343 Downloads (Pure)

Coordination chemistry for information acquisition and processing

Pilarczyk, K., Daly, B., Podborska, A., Kwolek, P., Silverson, V. A. D., de Silva, A. P. & Szaciłowski, K., 29 Apr 2016, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews.

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Neurology
Silicon
Animals
Photons
Ions
1 Citation (Scopus)
187 Downloads (Pure)

Coproduction of Hydrogen and Carbon Filaments from Methane Decomposition over Fe/La2O3 Catalysts

Al–Fatesh, A. S., Abu-Dahrieh, J., Ibrahim, A. A., Fakeeha, A. H. & Khan, W. U., 01 Dec 2016, In : Journal of the chemical society of Pakistan. 38, 6, p. 1104-1111 8 p.

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Methane
Hydrogen
Carbon
Decomposition
Catalysts
7 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)
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Methylene Blue
methylene blue
inks
Photocatalysts
Ink
8 Citations (Scopus)
199 Downloads (Pure)

Design, production and characterisation of granular adsorbent material for arsenic removal from contaminated wastewater

Mangwandi, C., Suhaimi, S. N. A., Liu, J. T., Dhenge, R. M. & Albadarin, A. B., Jun 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 110, p. 70-81

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Arsenic
Adsorbents
Binders
arsenic
Wastewater
1 Citation (Scopus)

Designing new catalysts: Synthesis of new active structures: General discussion

Selvam, P., Sauer, J., Garrett, B., Campbell, C., van Santen, R., Davies, P., Miller, A. L., Bowker, M., Hutchings, G., Wotton, D., Freund, H. J., Howard, M., Feaviour, M., Burch, R., Raspolli Galletti, A. M., Gross, E., Ivars Barcelo, F., Kotarba, A., Kondrat, S., Weckhuysen, B. & 20 others, Majumdar, B., Bruix, A., Fischer, N., Gates, B., Moulijn, J., Roldan, A., Novak Tusar, N., Jakubek, T., Willock, D., Craven, M., Sethu, K., Catlow, R., Madix, R., Manyar, H., Friend, C., Corma, A., Wells, P., Ueda, W., Trunschke, A. & Palmer, R., 2016, In : Faraday Discussions. 188, p. 131-159 29 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
195 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of toluene hydrogenation kinetics with neutron diffraction

Falkowska, M., Chansai, S., Manyar, H. G., Gladden, L. F., Bowron, D. T., Youngs, T. G. A. & Hardacre, C., 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics . 18, 26, p. 17237-17243 7 p.

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Toluene
Neutron diffraction
Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
neutron diffraction
8 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery of anti-cancer activity for benzo[1,2,4]triazin-7-ones: Very strong correlation to pleurotin and thioredoxin reductase inhibition

Sweeney, M., Coyle, R., Kavanagh, P., Berezin, A. A., Lo Re, D., Zissimou, G. A., Koutentis, P. A., Carty, M. P. & Aldabbagh, F., 15 Aug 2016, In : Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 24, 16, p. 3565-3570

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Thioredoxin-Disulfide Reductase
Thioredoxins
Neoplasms
Cytotoxicity
Oxidation-Reduction
6 Citations (Scopus)
345 Downloads (Pure)

Disinfection of water using vortex diode as hydrodynamic cavitation reactor

Gaikwad, V. & Ranade, V., 01 Aug 2016, In : Asian Journal of Chemistry. 28, 8, p. 1867-1870 4 p.

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Disinfection
Cavitation
Diodes
Vortex flow
Hydrodynamics
1 Citation (Scopus)

DNA binding, cleavage and cytotoxicity of a novel dimetallic Fe(III) triaza-cyclononane complex

Pinheiro Araujo, T., Gandin, V., Kavanagh, P., Braude, J. P., Nodari, L., Montagner, D. & Erxleben, A., 01 Oct 2016, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 452, p. 170-175 6 p.

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Cytotoxicity
cleavage
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
cancer
24 Citations (Scopus)

Doubly dual nature of ammonium-based ionic liquids for methane hydrates probed by rocking-rig assembly

Tariq, M., Connor, E., Thompson, J., Khraisheh, M., Atilhan, M. & Rooney, D., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 28, p. 23827-23836 10 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Methane
Hydrates
Ammonium Compounds
Ionic liquids
8 Citations (Scopus)
249 Downloads (Pure)

Easily Accessible Rare-Earth-Containing Phosphonium Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids: EXAFS, Luminescence and Magnetic Properties

Alvarez Vicente, J., Dandil, S., Banerjee, D., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Gray, S., Felton, S., Srinivasan, G., Kaczmarek, A. M., Van Deun, R. & Nockemann, P., 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 120, 23, p. 5301–5311 11 p.

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Ionic liquids
Rare earths
Luminescence
Magnetic properties
Liquids