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Controllable synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate frameworks with rod-like or delta-shaped morphologies at oil-water interface (2017)
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Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y., Ke, X., & Zhang, L. (2017). Controllable synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate frameworks with rod-like or delta-shaped morphologies at oil-water interface. Materials letters, 206, 233-236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2017.07.002

Zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF-8) has attracted extensive application in gas adsorption, membrane separation and catalysis. It has been demonstrated that the morphology is crucial for the physical and chemical properties. In this work, ZIF-8 cry... Read More

Continuous fabrication of calcium sulfate whiskers with adjustable aspect ratio in microdroplets (2017)
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Qi, Y., Zeng, C., Wang, C., Ke, X., & Zhang, L. (2017). Continuous fabrication of calcium sulfate whiskers with adjustable aspect ratio in microdroplets. Materials letters, 194, (231-233). doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2017.02.066. ISSN 0167-577X

Hemi-hydrate and anhydrous CaSO₄ whiskers with adjustable aspect ratio were continuously synthesized by the reactive crystallization of CaCl₂ to K₂ S₂ O₈ in microdroplets. The effects of solvent and reactive temperature were examined, with SEM and XR... Read More

Comparing the contribution of visible-light irradiation, gold nanoparticles, and titania supports in photocatalytic nitroaromatic coupling and aromatic alcohol oxidation (2016)
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Zhao, J., Ke, X., Liu, H., Huang, Y., Chen, C., Bo, A., …Zhu, H. (2016). Comparing the contribution of visible-light irradiation, gold nanoparticles, and titania supports in photocatalytic nitroaromatic coupling and aromatic alcohol oxidation. Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, 33(9), 628-634. doi:10.1002/ppsc.201600049

Under visible-light irradiation, gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) supported by titania (TiO₂) nanofibers show excellent activity and high selectivity for both reductive coupling of nitroaromatics to corresponding azobenzene or azoxylbenzene and selective... Read More

Elaboration and characterization of nanoplate structured alpha-Fe2O3 films by Ag3PO4 (2016)
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Ke, X., Ren, Y., Wang, H., Wu, Q., Xue, S., & Zhang, C. (2016). Elaboration and characterization of nanoplate structured alpha-Fe2O3 films by Ag3PO4. Solar Energy, 135, 274-283. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2016.06.007

A new strategy for surface treatment of hematite nanoplates for efficient photoelectrochemical (PEC) performances is proposed. Silver orthophosphate (Ag₃PO₄) has been adopted to mediate the formation of α-Fe₂O₃ films. Phosphate ions in Ag₃PO₄ is foun... Read More

CO preferential oxidation in a novel Au@ZrO₂ flow-through catalytic membrane reactor with high stability and efficiency (2016)
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Zhu, F., Zhang, Y., Gu, X., Chen, C., Jin, W., & Ke, X. (2016). CO preferential oxidation in a novel Au@ZrO₂ flow-through catalytic membrane reactor with high stability and efficiency. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(31), 13513-13520. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.05.210

CO preferential oxidation (CO-PROX) achieves much interest as a strategy to remove trace CO in reformed gases for hydrogen utilization. Herein, we reported a novel Au@ZrO₂ catalytic membrane reactor by embedding gold nano-particles in ZrO₂ hollow fib... Read More