Chemistry

Evaluating the Effectiveness and Efficiency of a Graphene-Oxide Water Filtration System

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Aaron Sarkar ABSTRACT Chemical contamination of drinking water is a major global health issue. While modern water filters treat some major contaminants, not all impurities can be filtered. Moreover, all filters are not cost-efficient and environmentally friendly. The current study aims to explore the effectiveness and efficiency of reduced graphene-oxide-coated sand as a water filter. […]

Materials Science

Graphene in Aircrafts

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The world is soon entering a new era of technology pushed forward by the engineering of graphene. This new material consists of carbon atoms held together in a honeycomb structure. Graphene has caught the attention of many scientists and engineers globally. Researchers have been trying to understand this material and its applications since 2004 when […]

Materials Science

Waste Embraced 2.0: A Novel Study of the Effects of Optimized Chemical Precipitation on Biogas Production and Resource Recovery from Municipal Landfill Leachate and Wastewater Centrate

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ABSTRACT This research aimed to engineer a novel process to utilize Landfill Leachate and Wastewater Centrate, two highly prevalent forms of waste around the world, to recover valuable nutrients and to increase methane gas production. Leachate is a dangerous waste product that forms from rainwater in landfills around the world. Without proper application, leachate can […]

Chemistry

Increasing the efficiency of a hybrid polymer photovoltaic cell with polymer nanofiber complexes of varied thickness

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Introduction The purpose of this investigation is to increase the power output of a specific polymer when utilized in a photovoltaic cell. Fossil fuels are an efficient and reliable source of energy, but they are detrimental to the environment, producing pollutants and greenhouse gases.1)Solomon S, Plattner GK, Knutti R, Friedlingstein P. Irreversible climate change due […]

Chemistry

Building from the Ground up: Nanostructures to microstructures

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NanoTechnology

Creativity is at the heart of existence. Throughout history, humankind has sought to create, whether it is a painting, a piece of architecture, or a machine. Incredible feats have been realized, with increasing complexity and diversity, as technology has enabled us to create larger buildings, more vibrant images, and smaller electronics. Although countless enabling discoveries […]