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A novel and integrated process for the valorization of kraft lignin
In this work, the main objective was to produce high value products from kraft lignin with an integrated approach in the pulp and paper industry. Production of vanillin, vanillic acid and bio-based vitrimers represent the ...
Advances in Understanding Graphene Hybrids and MXenes
(2023-03-01) ETD File Embargoed
The overall goal of this research was to contribute to understanding the effects of additional components on the microstructures and properties of two-dimensional (2D) systems, namely graphene hybrids and MXenes. The first ...
Green TEAM: Surface-Initiated Free Radical Polymerization of Tethered Electrolyte Active-Layer Membranes
(2023-04-27) ETD File Embargoed
The recovery of valuable species like lithium and uranium is of growing importance as we turn toward sustainable energy sources. Nanofiltration (NF) membranes are of growing interest as potential candidates for tackling ...
Investigation into the Synthesis of Polymeric Core and Shell Nanoparticles for the Controlled Release of Small Hydrophobic Payloads
(2023-04-26) ETD File Embargoed
Effective and safe delivery of drugs into the body, where it will provide the maximum benefit to the patient, is the ultimate treatment goal. Factors such as the drug’s bioavailability and pharmacokinetics can lessen ...
Surface engineering of multi-functional coatings to enhance the electrochemical performance
(2023-05-04) ETD File Embargoed
The electrochemical behavior of functionalized composite for surface engineering and its application is described in this dissertation. The research work includes electropolymerization, microwave synthesis, characterization, ...