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Evaporative Mass Loss Measurement as a Quality Control Tool for Quality Assurance in the Manufacture of Inks Suitable for High Speed (≥60 m/min) Printing (2020)
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Ward, H. J., Armstrong-Telfer, T. A., Kelly, S. M., Lawrence, N. S., & Wadhawan, J. (in press). Evaporative Mass Loss Measurement as a Quality Control Tool for Quality Assurance in the Manufacture of Inks Suitable for High Speed (≥60 m/min) Printing. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry,

In any manufacturing environment, it is always important to be able to embrace a culture of traceability of any non-conformed product. For the case of ink manufacture, operator confusion, leading to the mixing-up of solvents, or connecting the incorr... Read More about Evaporative Mass Loss Measurement as a Quality Control Tool for Quality Assurance in the Manufacture of Inks Suitable for High Speed (≥60 m/min) Printing.

Optimization of pH as a Strategy to Improve Enzymatic Saccharification of Wheat Straw for Enhancing Bioethanol Production (2020)
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Abdulsattar, M., Abdulsattar, J., Greenway, G., Welham, K., & Zein, S. (2020). Optimization of pH as a Strategy to Improve Enzymatic Saccharification of Wheat Straw for Enhancing Bioethanol Production. Journal of Analytical Science and Technology, 11, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40543-020-00217-7

In this work, wheat straw (WS) was used as a lignocellulosic substrate to investigate the influence of pH on enzymatic saccharification. The optimum enzymatic hydrolysis occurred at pH range 5.8 – 6.0, instead of 4.8 - 5.0 as has been widely reported... Read More about Optimization of pH as a Strategy to Improve Enzymatic Saccharification of Wheat Straw for Enhancing Bioethanol Production.

Probing Synergies between Lignin-Rich and Cellulose Compounds for Gasification (2020)
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Taylor, M. J., Michopoulos, A. K., Zabaniotou, A. A., & Skoulou, V. (in press). Probing Synergies between Lignin-Rich and Cellulose Compounds for Gasification. Energies, 13(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/en13102590

The fixed bed gasification of lignin rich and deficient mixtures was carried out to probe the synergistic effects between two model compounds, Lignin Pink (LP) rich in Na and Cellulose Microcrystalline (CM). Reaction conditions utilized the most comm... Read More about Probing Synergies between Lignin-Rich and Cellulose Compounds for Gasification.

Bi2WO6/C-Dots/TiO2: A Novel Z-Scheme Photocatalyst for the Degradation of Fluoroquinolone Levofloxacin from Aqueous Medium (2020)
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Elumalai, S., Ibhadon, A. O., Sharma, S., Ibhadon, A. O., Francesconi, M. G., Mehta, S. K., …Baskoutas, S. (2020). Bi2WO6/C-Dots/TiO2: A Novel Z-Scheme Photocatalyst for the Degradation of Fluoroquinolone Levofloxacin from Aqueous Medium. Nanomaterials, 10(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10050910

Photocatalytic materials and semiconductors of appropriate structural and morphological architectures as well as energy band gaps are the materials needed for mitigating current environmental problems as these materials have the ability to exploit... Read More about Bi2WO6/C-Dots/TiO2: A Novel Z-Scheme Photocatalyst for the Degradation of Fluoroquinolone Levofloxacin from Aqueous Medium.

Regular Solution Theory for Polymer Permeation Transients: A Toolkit for Understanding Experimental Waveshapes (2020)
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Wadhawan, J., Craster, B. ;., Lawrence, N., & Kelly, S. (2020). Regular Solution Theory for Polymer Permeation Transients: A Toolkit for Understanding Experimental Waveshapes. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 36(18), 5003-5020. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00589

The accurate measurement of permeation is important at the product design stage for a variety of industries as diverse as conveyance methods for oil and gas produced fluids, such as mixtures of carbon dioxide, methane, hydrogen sulfide, water, and hy... Read More about Regular Solution Theory for Polymer Permeation Transients: A Toolkit for Understanding Experimental Waveshapes.

Augmented Leaching Pretreatments for Forest Wood Waste and Their Effect on Ash Composition and the Lignocellulosic Network (2020)
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Taylor, M. J., Alabdrabalameeer, H. A., Michopoulos, A. K., Volpe, R., & Skoulou, V. (in press). Augmented Leaching Pretreatments for Forest Wood Waste and Their Effect on Ash Composition and the Lignocellulosic Network. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c00351

By augmenting conventional leaching technologies for the removal of ash constituents from lignocellulosic waste residues, a cleaner and energy efficient solution can be provided for critical industrial problems such as, biomass feeding, defluidizatio... Read More about Augmented Leaching Pretreatments for Forest Wood Waste and Their Effect on Ash Composition and the Lignocellulosic Network.

Electrochemical immunoassay for the detection of stress biomarkers (2020)
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Abdulsattar, J. O., Greenway, G. M., & Wadhawan, J. D. (2020). Electrochemical immunoassay for the detection of stress biomarkers. Heliyon, 6(3), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e03558

A rapid electrochemical immunoassay method was developed to detect and measure stress biomarkers (cortisol and cortisone) in two biological samples (Zebrafish whole-body and artificial saliva). This methodology utilizes an immunoassay approach taking... Read More about Electrochemical immunoassay for the detection of stress biomarkers.

Dehydroacetic acid Derived Schiff base as Selective and Sensitive Colorimetric Chemosensor for the Detection of Cu(II) ions in Aqueous Medium (2020)
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Vashisht, D., Sharma, S., Kumar, R., Saini, V., Saini, V., Ibhadon, A., …Kataria, R. (2020). Dehydroacetic acid Derived Schiff base as Selective and Sensitive Colorimetric Chemosensor for the Detection of Cu(II) ions in Aqueous Medium. Microchemical journal, 155, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.microc.2020.104705

The deficiency, as well as overconsumption of essential metal ions, has serious health implications. Hence, the design and synthesis of sensors for detection of such ionic species are of great significance. In this work, a Dehydroacetic acid-based ch... Read More about Dehydroacetic acid Derived Schiff base as Selective and Sensitive Colorimetric Chemosensor for the Detection of Cu(II) ions in Aqueous Medium.

Dehydroacetic acid Derived Schiff base as Selective and Sensitive Colorimetric Chemosensor for the Detection of Cu(II) ions in Aqueous Medium (2020)
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Vashisht, D., Sharma, S., Kumar, R., Saini, V., Saini, V., Ibhadon, A., …Kataria, R. (2020). Dehydroacetic acid Derived Schiff base as Selective and Sensitive Colorimetric Chemosensor for the Detection of Cu(II) ions in Aqueous Medium. Microchemical journal, 155, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.microc.2020.104705

14 The deficiency, as well as overconsumption of essential metal ions, has serious health 15 implications. Hence, the design and synthesis of sensors for accurate detection of such ionic 16 species are of great significance. We report the synthesis a... Read More about Dehydroacetic acid Derived Schiff base as Selective and Sensitive Colorimetric Chemosensor for the Detection of Cu(II) ions in Aqueous Medium.

Multiphase Methods in Organic Electrosynthesis (2019)
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Marken, F., & Wadhawan, J. D. (in press). Multiphase Methods in Organic Electrosynthesis. Accounts of chemical research, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00480

Conspectus With water providing a highly favoured solution environment for industrial processes (and in biological processes), it is interesting to develop water-based electrolysis processes for the synthesis and conversion of organic and biomass-bas... Read More about Multiphase Methods in Organic Electrosynthesis.

A new method for scale-up of solvent-based post-combustion carbon capture process with packed columns (2019)
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Otitoju, O., Oko, E., & Wang, M. (2020). A new method for scale-up of solvent-based post-combustion carbon capture process with packed columns. International journal of greenhouse gas control, 93, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.102900

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Solvent-based post-combustion carbon capture (PCC) with packed column is the most commercially ready CO2 capture technology. To study commercial-scale PCC processes, validated pilot scale models are often scaled up to commercial-s... Read More about A new method for scale-up of solvent-based post-combustion carbon capture process with packed columns.

An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method (2019)
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Hibbert, S., Welham, K., & Zein, S. (2019). An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method. SN applied sciences, 1(11), https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1457-5

The production of energy and chemicals from waste biomass is an attractive alternative by comparison with first generation biofuels and fossil feedstocks. This paper investigates oil extraction from spent coffee grounds (SCG) by means of an advanced... Read More about An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method.

Study of mass transfer correlations for rotating packed bed columns in the context of solvent-based carbon capture (2019)
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Oko, E., Wang, M., & Ramshaw, C. (2019). Study of mass transfer correlations for rotating packed bed columns in the context of solvent-based carbon capture. International journal of greenhouse gas control, 91, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.102831

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The application of rotating packed beds (RPBs) in solvent-based carbon capture processes, will greatly reduce the physical footprint, capital and operating cost of the process. However, in designing RPBs, correlations for predicti... Read More about Study of mass transfer correlations for rotating packed bed columns in the context of solvent-based carbon capture.

Facile co-sintering process to fabricate sustainable antifouling silver nanoparticles (AgNPs)-enhanced tight ceramic ultrafiltration membranes for protein separation (2019)
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Zou, D., Drioli, E., Chen, X., Ke, X., Qiu, M., & Fan, Y. (2020). Facile co-sintering process to fabricate sustainable antifouling silver nanoparticles (AgNPs)-enhanced tight ceramic ultrafiltration membranes for protein separation. Journal of membrane science, 593, 117402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117402

Protein separation in medical care applications using tight ceramic ultrafiltration (UF) membranes with multilayer asymmetric structures is hindered by challenges in their fabrication and fouling phenomenon. In this study, a facile co-sintering metho... Read More about Facile co-sintering process to fabricate sustainable antifouling silver nanoparticles (AgNPs)-enhanced tight ceramic ultrafiltration membranes for protein separation.

Gas rising through a large diameter column of very viscous liquid: Flow patterns and their dynamic characteristics (2019)
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Hasan, A. H., Mohammed, S. K., Pioli, L., Hewakandamby, B. N., & Azzopardi, B. J. (2019). Gas rising through a large diameter column of very viscous liquid: Flow patterns and their dynamic characteristics. International journal of multiphase flow, 116, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016...tiphaseflow.2019.04.001

Gas-liquid flows are affected strongly by both the liquid and gas properties and the pipe diameter, which control features and the stability of flow patterns and their transitions. For this reason, empirical models describing the flow dynamics can be... Read More about Gas rising through a large diameter column of very viscous liquid: Flow patterns and their dynamic characteristics.

The Reduction of Alkynes over Pd-based Catalyst Materials-A Pathway to Chemical Synthesis (2018)
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Ibhadon, A. O., & Kansal, S. K. (2018). The Reduction of Alkynes over Pd-based Catalyst Materials-A Pathway to Chemical Synthesis. Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology, 9(2), https://doi.org/10.4172/2157-7048.1000376

Many reactions, including selective hydrogenation of alkynes, take place on solid surfaces. These reactions are vital in many areas of industry including the manufacture of polymers and fine chemicals such as vitamins, fragrances, and drugs. The choi... Read More about The Reduction of Alkynes over Pd-based Catalyst Materials-A Pathway to Chemical Synthesis.

Wheat Straw Bio-refining. Part I: Optimization of the Microwave Radiation Process with Sulphuric Acid Pre-treatment (2017)
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Demirhan, H., Fauzi, A., Skoulou, V. . K., Haywood, S. . . H., & Zein, S. . . H. (2017). Wheat Straw Bio-refining. Part I: Optimization of the Microwave Radiation Process with Sulphuric Acid Pre-treatment. Current Microwave Chemistry, 4(3), https://doi.org/10.2174/2213335604666170719113659

Background: This study investigates the microwave-assisted acid extraction of lignin from wheat straw. Methods: Two experimental design methods, the Central Composite Design (CCD) and the Response Surface Method (RSM) methods were used to select c... Read More about Wheat Straw Bio-refining. Part I: Optimization of the Microwave Radiation Process with Sulphuric Acid Pre-treatment.

Nanoparticulate Pd-Sn Compounds Supported on Metal Oxides: Synthesis, Material and Catalytic Properties (2017)
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Ibhadon, A. O., Francesconi, M. G., & Johnston, S. K. (2017). Nanoparticulate Pd-Sn Compounds Supported on Metal Oxides: Synthesis, Material and Catalytic Properties. Chemical Engineering & Process Techniques, 3(3),

The manufacture of chemicals requires innovation at the catalyst frontier so that processes can be developed with higher energy efficiency and increased facility of separation and recovery of products. Catalysts with high selectivity and activity con... Read More about Nanoparticulate Pd-Sn Compounds Supported on Metal Oxides: Synthesis, Material and Catalytic Properties.

Theoretical and experimental study of bubbly gas-water two phase flows through a Universal Venturi Tube (UVT) (2012)
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Hasan, A. H. A. M., Hadawey, A., Al-Wahaibi, Y., Abdul-Karem, W., & Al-Raheem, K. F. (2012). Theoretical and experimental study of bubbly gas-water two phase flows through a Universal Venturi Tube (UVT). International journal of information and education technology, 2(1), 43-58

Unlike single phase flows, the relationship between the phase flow rate and the pressure drop across a differential pressure device (e.g. Venturi) in multiphase flow measurements is not simple and should include the phase volume fractions or the mass... Read More about Theoretical and experimental study of bubbly gas-water two phase flows through a Universal Venturi Tube (UVT).


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