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    • An “ideal lignin” facilitates full biomass utilization 

      Li, Yanding; Shuai, Li; Kim, Hoon; Motagamwala, Ali Hussain; Mobley, Justin K.; Yue, Fengxia; Tobimatsu, Yuki; Havkin-Frenkel, Daphna; Chen, Fang; Dixon, Richard A.; Luterbacher, Jeremy S.; Dumesic, James A.; Ralph, John (AAAS, 2018-09-28)
      Lignin, a major component of lignocellulosic biomass, is crucial to plant growth and development but is a major impediment to efficient biomass utilization in various processes. Valorizing lignin is increasingly realized ...
    • Impacts of process-induced porosity on material properties of copper made by binder jetting additive manufacturing 

      Kumar, Ashwath Yegyan; Wang, Jue; Bai, Yun; Huxtable, Scott T.; Williams, Christopher B. (Elsevier, 2019-07-03)
      Binder Jetting (BJ) is an efficient, economical, and scalable Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology that can be used in fabricating parts made of reflective and conductivematerials like copper, which have applications in ...
    • Imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers via olefin cross-metathesis 

      Dong, Yifan; Edgar, Kevin J. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-04-09)
      Olefin cross-metathesis is a valuable new approach for imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers. Starting from commercially available ethyl cellulose, terminally unsaturated alkyl groups were appended as metathesis ...
    • Importance of Graphene in the Electro-Fenton Process 

      Divyapriya, Govindaraj; Nidheesh, Puthiya Veetil (2020-03-17)
      Graphene-based nanomaterials have attracted researchers from various fields due to their extraordinary physical, chemical, and electrochemical properties. An emerging class of graphene-based nanostructures and nanocomposites ...
    • In-Situ Gold–Ceria Nanoparticles: Superior Optical Fluorescence Quenching Sensor for Dissolved Oxygen 

      Shehata, Nader; Kandas, Ishac; Samir, Effat (MDPI, 2020-02-12)
      Cerium oxide (ceria) nanoparticles (NPs) have been proved to be an efficient optical fluorescent material through generating visible emission (~530 nm) under violet excitation. This feature allowed ceria NPs to be used as ...
    • Increasing the Demand & Consumption of Turkey 

      Cooper, Gary (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-15)
      This presentation describes the Cooper Farms agricultural corporation, specifically its employees, company statistics, types of foods processed, locations of processing plants, pasteurization and gestation programs, and more.
    • Influence of nucleobase stoichiometry on the self-assembly of ABC triblock copolymers 

      Zhang, Keren; Talley, Samantha J.; Yu, Ya Peng; Moore, Robert B.; Murayama, Mitsuhiro; Long, Timothy E. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-05-11)
      ABC triblock copolymers bearing adenine- and thymine-functionalized external blocks self-assembled into long-range, ordered lamellar microphase-separated morphologies on non-patterned substrates. Intermolecular hydrogen ...
    • Intra-Ring Compression Strength of Low Density Hardwoods 

      Zink-Sharp, Audrey G.; Price, Carlile (Universidad del Bío-Bío, 2006)
      Engineered wood composites are being crafted with increasingly smaller and smaller components, yet a search of the literature indicates a lack of intra-ring mechanical property data for almost all commercial wood types, ...
    • Lignocellulose@ Activated Clay Nanocomposite with Hierarchical Nanostructure Enhancing the Removal of Aqueous Zn(II) 

      Zhang, Xiaotao; Hao, Yinan; Chen, Zhangjing; An, Yuhong; Zhang, Wanqi; Wang, Ximing (MDPI, 2019-10-18)
      A lignocellulose@ activated clay (Ln@AC) nanocomposite with a hierarchical nanostructure was successfully synthesized by the chemical intercalation reaction and applied in the removal of Zn(II) from an aqueous solution. ...
    • Magnetoelectric Interactions in Lead-Based and Lead-Free Composites 

      Bichurin, Mirza I.; Petrov, Vladimir M.; Zakharov, Anatoly; Kovalenko, Denis; Yang, Su Chul; Maurya, Deepam; Bedekar, Vishwas; Priya, Shashank (MDPI, 2011-04-06)
      Magnetoelectric (ME) composites that simultaneously exhibit ferroelectricity and ferromagnetism have recently gained significant attention as evident by the increasing number of publications. These research activities are ...
    • Management Techniques to Improve Silage Quality 

      Muck, Rich (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      This presentation, which was given on February 16th during the 71st Annual Convention : 2017 Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management “Cow” College, describes management techniques to improve silage quality, ...
    • MAPSustain: Visualising biomass and biofuel research 

      Zoss, Angela; Kong, Chin Hua; Ma, Nianli; Börner, Katy (University of Huddersfield, 2010-03-11)
      This paper discusses the visual and interaction design of an online website that supports the interactive exploration of research on biomass and biofuel research. The dataset used covers 13,506 publication records from ...
    • Mathematical Strategies for Design Optimization of Multiphase Materials 

      Catania, Rick; Diraz, Abdalla; Maier, Dominic; Tagle, Armani; Acar, Pınar (Hindawi Publishing Corp, 2019-03-12)
      This work addresses various mathematical solution strategies adapted for design optimization of multiphase materials. The goal is to improve the structural performance by optimizing the distribution of multiple phases that ...
    • Mechanical Performance of Yellow-Poplar Cross Laminated Timber 

      Mohamadzadeh, Milad; Hindman, Daniel (2015-12-03)
      Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is a structural wood composite material consisting of multi-layers of lumber orthogonal to each other creating massive wood panels. Development of CLT introduced a new concept of using wood in ...
    • Membranes in Lithium Ion Batteries 

      Yang, Min; Hou, Junbo (MDPI, 2012-07-04)
      Lithium ion batteries have proven themselves the main choice of power sources for portable electronics. Besides consumer electronics, lithium ion batteries are also growing in popularity for military, electric vehicle, and ...
    • Micro/Nanofabrication and Characterization of Advanced Materials and Devices 

      Li, Yanxi; He, Liang; Yan, Mengyu; Wang, Zhengjun (2019-09-02)
    • Mid-Atlantic Secure Milk Supply 

      Paulson, Eric (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-15)
      This presentation, which was given on February 15th during the 71st Annual Convention : 2017 Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management “Cow” College, covers the following topics: FMD = National animal health ...
    • Milk Fatty Acid Composition to Support Management of Feeding, Health and Reproduction in Dairy Cows 

      Barbano, Dave; Mellili, Caterina (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      This presentation, which was given on February 16th during the 71st Annual Convention : 2017 Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management “Cow” College, discusses the current status of precision management milk ...
    • Milk Price Recovery or Not: Feeding and Management Strategies Facing Different Scenarios 

      St-Pierre, Normand (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      This presentation, which was given on February 16th during the 71st Annual Convention : 2017 Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management “Cow” College, discusses big practices affecting milk prices, yearly ...
    • Mitigation of bidirectional solute flux in forward osmosis via membrane surface coating of zwitterion functionalized carbon nanotubes 

      Zou, Shiqiang; Smith, Ethan D.; Lin, Shihong; Martin, Stephen M.; He, Zhen (Elsevier, 2019-07-08)
      Forward osmosis (FO) has emerged as a promising membrane technology to yield high-quality reusable water from various water sources. A key challenge to be solved is the bidirectional solute flux (BSF), including reverse ...