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Works from 2021

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Extraction of Cerium from Catalyst of Waste Automobile Exhaust Gas Purifier, Chen Ailiang, Luo Guanwen, Mao Jiale, Pan Yujun, Lu Sujun, Ma Yutian, Chen Shengli, Du Zuojuan, Bowen Li, and Qiao Jinxi

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The Formation Mechanism of the Third Phase in Nickel Electrolyte, Chen Ailiang, Mao Jiale, Luo Guanwen, Lu Sujun, Zhang Peng, Ma Yutian, Chen Shengli, Du Zuojuan, Bowen Li, and Qiao Jinxi

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Challenges for and Pathways toward Li-Metal-Based All-Solid-State Batteries, Paul Albertus, Venkataramani Anandan, Chunmei Ban, Nitash Balsara, Ilias Belharouak, Josh Buettner-Garrett, Zonghai Chen, Claus Daniel, Marca Doeff, Nancy J. Dudney, Bruce Dunn, Stephen J. Harris, Subramanya Herle, Erik G. Herbert, Sergiy Kalnaus, Joesph A. Libera, Dongping Lu, Steve Martin, Bryan D. McCloskey, Matthew T. McDowell, Y. Shirley Meng, Jagjit Nanda, Jeff Sakamoto, Ethan C. Self, Sanja Tepavcevic, Eric Wachsman, Chunsheng Wang, Andrew S. Westover, Jie Xiao, and Thomas Yersak

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3-D printed soft magnetic helical coil actuators of iron oxide embedded polydimethylsiloxane, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Zhongtian Zhang, Bruce P. Lee, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Macro Porosity Formation: A Study in High Pressure Die Casting, David Blondheim and Alex Monroe

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Unprecedentedly high efficiency for photocatalytic conversion of methane to methanol over Au-Pd/TiO2-what is the role of each component in the system?, Xiaojiao Cai, Siyuan Fang, and Yun Hang Hu

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Blending of Polystyrene-Block-Poly(Ethylene-Ran-Butylene)-Block-Polystyrene with Polyethylene-Graft-Polystyrene for Cation Exchange Membrane Preparation with Enhanced Properties, Zhichao Chen, Jiann-Yang Hwang, Yong Shi, Di Huang, and Weigang Zhao

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A simple approach making acetylene black electrocatalytically active for flexible rechargeable zinc-air batteries, Jie Deng, Lei Wang, Fangming Jin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Metal-free surface-microporous graphene electrocatalysts from CO2for rechargeable all-solid-state zinc-air batteries, Jie Deng, Lei Wang, Fangming Jin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Electric vehicle charging potential from retail parking lot solar photovoltaic awnings, Swaraj Sanjay Deshmukh and Joshua M. Pearce

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Cyclo[18]carbon as an ultra-elastic molecular O-ring with unique mechanical properties, Siyuan Fang and Yun Hang Hu

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Open the door to the atomic world by single-molecule atomic force microscopy, Siyuan Fang and Yun Hang Hu

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A New Electroplating Wastewater Treatment Process Using Electric Lime and Vacuum Filtration, Zhixing Fu, Jiann-Yang Hwang, Yahui Sun, Yang Yang, Fujiu Nian, Lili Xi, Zhibo Huang, and Zhichao Chen

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Potential of microbial protein from hydrogen for preventing mass starvation in catastrophic scenarios, Juan B. García Martínez, Joseph Egbejimba, James Throup, Silvio Matassa, Joshua M. Pearce, and David C. Denkenberger

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Origin of magnetism in γ-fesi 2 /si(111) nanostructures, Liwei D. Geng, Sahil Dhoka, Ilan Goldfarb, Ranjit Pati, and Yongmei M. Jin

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Facile Hydrothermal Synthesis of EAB-Type Zeolite under Static Synthesis Conditions, Takeshi Hagio, Jae Hyeok Park, Yan Lin, Yanqin Tian, Yun Hang Hu, Xinling Li, Yuki Kamimoto, and Ryoichi Ichino

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A review of the value of solar methodology with a case study of the U.S. VOS, Kaomi Soulemane Hayibo and Joshua M. Pearce

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Concurrent Production of Iron and Syngas from Iron Ore and Coal Mixture, Xiaodi Huang, Jiann-Yang Hwang, and Rick Kauppila

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Pilot Plant Testing of Microwave/Plasma Pig Iron Nuggets and Syngas Productions, Xiaodi Huang, Jiann-Yang Hwang, and Rick Kauppila

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Electroplating Wastewater Treatment in China, Zhibo Huang, Jiann-Yang Hwang, Cuiping Huang, and Yong Shi

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Materials Processing, from Ideas to Practice, Jiann-Yang Hwang

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Optoelectronic properties: Carrier transport, recombination, and stability, Lihong Heidi Jiao and Joshua M. Pearce

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Resistance to fracture in the glassy solid electrolyte Lipon, Sergiy Kalnaus, Andrew S. Westover, Mordechai Kornbluth, Erik G. Herbert, and Nancy J. Dudney

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Metallographic Feature of a Nickel-Based Superalloy in Fluoride Electrolyte Melt, Bowen Li, Xiaodi Huang, and Jiann-Yang Hwang

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Heterogeneous oxidation mechanism of SO2 on γ-Al2O3 (110) catalyst by H2O2: A first-principle study, Hai long Li, Fa qin Dong, Liang Bian, Ting ting Huo, Xiao chun He, Fei Zheng, Zhen zhen Lv, Lu man Jiang, and Bowen Li

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COD Removal from Electroplating Degreasing Wastewater by UV/H2O2 Process, Jianjun Liu, Zhichao Chen, Lili Xi, Jiann-Yang Hwang, and Yong Shi

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Bimetallic cocatalysts for photocatalytic hydrogen production from water, Yixin Liu, Zhuxing Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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Conceptual design and rationale for a new agrivoltaics concept: Pastured-raised rabbits and solar farming, Will Lytle, Theresa K. Meyer, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, Laurie Burnham, Julie Engel, Chelsea Schelly, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Length-scale-dependent stress relief mechanisms in indium at high homologous temperatures, Fereshteh Mallakpour, Masoud Kasraie, Erik G. Herbert, P. Sudharshan Phani, and Stephan A. Hackney

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U.S. Potential of sustainable backyard distributed animal and plant protein production during and after pandemics, Theresa K. Meyer, Alexis Pascaris, David Denkenberger, and Joshua M. Pearce

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CePMo12 O 40 /TiO 2 catalysts for photocatalytic oxidation of methane to value-added organic oxygenates, Liyan Ming, Chunling Wang, and Yun Hang Hu

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Beneficiation of concrete wash water with carbon dioxide, Sean Monkman, Mark MacDonald, and Lawrence L. Sutter

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The Need for a New Approach to Soldering in High Pressure Die Casting, Alex Monroe and Paul Sanders

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Atomic Structure of Surface-Densified Phases in Ni-Rich Layered Compounds, Pinaki Mukherjee, Ping Lu, Nicholas Faenza, Nathalie Pereira, Glenn Amatucci, Gerbrand Ceder, and Frederic Cosandey

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Recent advances and directions in the development of bioresorbable metallic cardiovascular stents: Insights from recent human and in vivo studies, Alexander A. Oliver, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Ali Gökhan Demir, and Roger J. Guillory II

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Integrating solar energy with agriculture: Industry perspectives on the market, community, and socio-political dimensions of agrivoltaics, Alexis Pascaris, Chelsea Schelly, Laurie Burnham, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Economics of Grid-Tied Solar Photovoltaic Systems Coupled to Heat Pumps: The Case of Northern Climates of the U.S. and Canada, Joshua M. Pearce and Nelson Sommerfeldt

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Development and Management of an Industrial Park for the Chinese Electroplating Industry, Yong Shi, Cuiping Huang, Zhibo Huang, Dong Xu, and Jiann-Yang Hwang

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Effects of Ozone on COD Reduction in Electroplating Wastewater, Yahui Sun, Jiann-Yang Hwang, Lili Xi, Zhixing Fu, Fujiu Nian, Yang Yang, and Xin Chen

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Zigzag domain boundaries in magnetostrictive Fe-Ga alloys, Matthew Tianen, Keat G. Ong, and Yongmei M. Jin

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A unique black TiO 2 created from CO-induced oxidation of defect-rich TiO 2 , Youjie Tong, Siyuan Fang, Chunling Wang, and Yun Hang Hu

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Low emissions analysis platform model for renewable energy: Community-scale case studies in Nigeria, B. Ugwoke, S. P. Corgnati, P. Leone, R. Borchiellini, and J. M. Pearce

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Demonstration of the integrated rural energy planning framework for sustainable energy development in low-income countries: Case studies of rural communities in Nigeria, B. Ugwoke, S. Sulemanu, S. P. Corgnati, P. Leone, and J. M. Pearce

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Rolling contact fatigue study of chilled and quenched/tempered ductile iron compared with AISI 1080 steel, Ben L. Wang, Dallin S. Morris, Sadeghi Farshid, Stephen Lortz, Quancang Ma, Chinpei Wang, Yong ching Chen, and Paul Sanders

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Excellent photocatalytic degradation of tetracycline over black anatase-TiO2 under visible light, Suqing Wu, Xueyan Li, Yanqin Tian, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Photocatalytic conversion of carbon monoxide: from pollutant removal to fuel production, Xuechen Wu, Junyu Lang, Zhuxing Sun, Fangming Jin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Treatment of Electroless Nickel Plating Wastewater by Ozone Oxidation, Lili Xi, Yahui Sun, Jiann-Yang Hwang, Fujiu Nian, Zhixing Fu, Yang Yang, and Cuiping Huang

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Coarsening behavior of precipitate Al3(Sc,Zr) in supersaturated Al-Sc-Zr alloy via melt spinning and extrusion, Yang Yang, Joseph Licavoli, Stephan A. Hackney, and Paul Sanders

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Oxidation of Cyanide and Simultaneous Copper Electrodeposition from Electroplating Wastewater in an Electrochemical Reactor, Yang Yang, Fujiu Nian, Dong Xu, Yahui Sun, Jiann-Yang Hwang, Peiyu Qiao, Zhixing Fu, and Lili Xi

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Progress in proton-conducting oxides as electrolytes for low-temperature solid oxide fuel cells: From materials to devices, Wei Zhang and Yun Hang Hu

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Phase Transformation Behavior of Lead and Zinc in the High-Lead Slag Reduction Process, Zhongtang Zhang, Weifeng Li, Jing Zhan, Gui Li, Zhenbo Zhao, and Jiann yang Hwang

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Highly efficient visible-light photocatalytic ethane oxidation into ethyl hydroperoxide as a radical reservoir, Yao Zhu, Siyuan Fang, Shaoqin Chen, Youjie Tong, Chunling Wang, and Yun Hang Hu

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Droplet Characteristics at the Maximum Adhesion on Curved Surfaces, Zhanglei Zhu, Youhua Jiang, Donghui Wang, Wanzhong Yin, and Jaroslaw Drelich

Works from 2020

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Resistive Switching in Individual Co/ZnO Core/Shell Nanoparticles Formed via Inert Gas Condensation and Selective Oxidation, Zahra Ahmadi, Haidong Lu, Pinaki Mukherjee, Mark Koten, Alexei Gruverman, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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Constraints on the Emission of Gamma-Rays from M31 with HAWC, A. Albert, R. Alfaro, C. Alvarez, J. C. Arteaga-Velázquez, K. P. Arunbabu, D. Avila Rojas, H. A. Ayala Solares, E. Belmont-Moreno, S. Y. Benzvi, C. Brisbois, K. S. Caballero-Mora, T. Capistrán, A. Carramiñana, S. Casanova, U. Cotti, J. Cotzomi, S. Coutiño De León, E. De La Fuente, C. De León, S. Dichiara, B. L. Dingus, M. A. Duvernois, K. Engel, C. Espinoza, H. Fleischhack, N. Fraija, A. Galván-Gámez, D. García-Aguilar, J. A. García-González, F. Garfias, M. M. González, J. A. Goodman, B. Hona, D. Huang, and P. Hüntemeyer

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Mechanical Properties of Direct Waste Printing of Polylactic Acid with Universal Pellets Extruder: Comparison to Fused Filament Fabrication on Open-Source Desktop Three-Dimensional Printers, Arthur Alexandre, Fabio A. Cruz Sanchez, Hakim Boudaoud, Mauricio Camargo, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Effect of Cobalt Additions on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of As-Cast Thin-Wall Ductile Iron, Alejandra Almanza, Dale Dewald, Joseph Licavoli, and Paul G. Sanders

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Influence of Cobalt in the Tensile Properties of ½ Inch Ductile Iron Y-blocks, Alejandra I. Almanza, Dale Dewald, Joseph Licavoli, and Paul Sanders

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Scaling of greenhouse crop production in low sunlight scenarios., Kyle A. Alvarado, Aron Mill, Joshua M. Pearce, Alexander Vocaet, and David Denkenberger

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Understanding the Effect of Precipitation Process Variables on Hardwood Lignin Characteristics and Recovery from Black Liquor, Raisa Carmen Andeme Ela, Lauren Spahn, Niloofar Safaie, Robert Charles Ferrier, and Rebecca Ong

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The effects of alloying with Cu and Mn and thermal treatments on the mechanical instability of Zn-0.05Mg alloy, Morteza S. Ardakani, Ehsan Mostaed, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Stephen L. Kampe, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Vacuum outgassing characteristics of unpigmented 3D printed polymers coated with atomic layer deposited alumina, Nupur Bihari, Ismo T.S. Heikkinen, Giovanni Marin, Craig Ekstrum, Pierce Mayville, Shane Oberloier, Hele Savin, Maarit Karppinen, and Joshua M. Pearce

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The energy crises revealed by COVID: Intersections of Indigeneity, inequity, and health, Kathleen Brosemer, Chelsea Schelly, Valoree Gagnon, Kristin L. Arola, Joshua M. Pearce, Douglas Bessette, and Laura Schmitt Olabisi

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Performance of bifacial photovoltaic modules on a dual-axis tracker in a high-latitude, high-albedo environment, Laurie Burnham, Daniel Riley, Bevan Walker, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Properties and performance of the basalt-fiber reinforced texture roof tiles, Parinya Chakartnarodom, Wichit Prakaypan, Pitcharat Ineure, Nutthita Chuankrerkkul, Edward A. Laitila, and Nuntaporn Kongkajun

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Structurally and chemically engineered graphene for capacitive deionization, Liang Chang, Yuhuan Fei, and Yun Hang Hu

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Plastic recycling in additive manufacturing: A systematic literature review and opportunities for the circular economy, Fabio A. Cruz Sanchez, Hakim Boudaoud, Mauricio Camargo, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Mechanical properties of boehmeria nivea natural fabric reinforced epoxy matrix composite prepared by vacuum-assisted resin infusion molding, Fabio da Costa Garcia Filho, Fernanda Santos da Luz, Lucio Fabio Cassiano Nascimento, Kestur Gundappa Satyanarayana, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, and Sergio Neves Monteiro

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Boosting optical nonreciprocity: surface reconstruction in iron garnets, Sushree Dash, Pinaki Mukherjee, Daniel Haskel, Richard A. Rosenberg, and Miguel Levy

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New Approach to Simultaneous In Situ Measurements of the air/liquid/solid interface using PM-IRRAS, Chathura de Alwis, Timothy Leftwich, and Kahryn Perrine

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Ultrahigh-rate lithium-ion batteries with 3D fungus-structured carbon/CuC2O4·xH2O electrodes, Juntao Deng, Lei Wang, Jie Deng, Yan Fang, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

Ultrahigh-rate lithium-ion batteries with 3D fungus-structured carbon/CuC2O4·xH2O electrodes, Juntao Deng, Lei Wang, Jie Deng, Yan Fang, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Finite Difference Heat Exchanger Model: Flow Maldistribution with Thermal Coupling, David C. Denkenberger, Michael J. Brandemuehl, John Zhai, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Technical pathways for distributed recycling of polymer composites for distributed manufacturing: Windshield wiper blades, Samantha C. Dertinger, Nicole Gallup, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, Marzio Grasso, Samireh Vahid, Peter J. S. Foot, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Insights into the nonclassical crystallization of M(II) in the biomineralization process, Faqin Dong, Meirong Zong, Xiaoqin Nie, Lei Zhou, Mingxue Liu, Qunwei Dai, Zhenzhen Lv, Fei Zheng, Xue Xia, Yuheng Chen, and Bowen Li

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Contact angles: history of over 200 years of open questions, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, Emil Chibowski, Claudio Della Volpe, Lucyna Hołysz, Abraham Marmur, and Stefano Siboni

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Editorial, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, and Ziqi Sun

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Editorial, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, and Ziqi Sun

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Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications II, Jaroslaw Drelich, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Ehsan Mostaed, Huinan Liu, Petra Maier, Jan-Marten Seitz, and Norbert Hort

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Photocatalytic hydrogen production over Rh-loaded TiO2: What is the origin of hydrogen and how to achieve hydrogen production from water?, Siyuan Fang, Yixin Liu, Zhuxing Sun, Junyu Lang, Chenyu Bao, and Yun Hang Hu

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Synthesis, properties and potential applications of hydrogenated graphene, Yuhuan Fei, Siyuan Fang, and Yun Hang Hu

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Open-source grinding machine for compression screw manufacturing, Jacob Franz and Joshua M. Pearce

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Precipitate characterization in model Al-Zn-Mg-(Cu) alloys using small-angle x-ray scattering, Daniel Freiberg, Wenhui Zhu, Jun Sang Park, Jonathan D. Almer, and Paul Sanders

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The economics of classroom 3-d printing of open-source digital designs of learning aids, Nicole Gallup and Joshua M. Pearce

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Parametric nasopharyngeal swab for sampling COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses: Open source design, SLA 3-D printing and UV curing system, Nicole Gallup, Adam M. Pringle, Shane Oberloier, Nagendra G. Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Parametric nasopharyngeal swab for sampling COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses: Open source design, SLA 3-D printing and UV curing system, Nicole Gallup, Adam Pringle, Shane Oberloier, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Highly Efficient Nickel, Iron, and Nitrogen Codoped Carbon Catalysts Derived from Industrial Waste Petroleum Coke for Electrochemical CO2Reduction, Yang Gang, Fuping Pan, Yuhuan Fei, Zichen Du, Yun Hang Hu, and Ying Li

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Electric field control of magnetism at the γ-FeSi2/Si(001) interface, Liwei D. Geng, Ranjit Pati, and Yongmei M. Jin

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Electric Field Control of Magnetic Permeability in Co-Fired Laminate Magnetoelectric Composites: A Phase-Field Study for Voltage Tunable Inductor Applications, Liwei D. Geng, Yongke Yan, Shashank Priya, and Yu U. Wang

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Electric field control of magnetic susceptibility in laminate magnetostrictive/piezoelectric composites: Phase-field simulation and theoretical model, Liwei D. Geng, Yongke Yan, Shashank Priya, and Yu U. Wang

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Zn2+-dependent suppression of vascular smooth muscle intimal hyperplasia from biodegradable zinc implants, Roger J. Guillory II, Timothy M Kolesar, Alexander A. Oliver, Jeffrey A Stuart, Martin L Bocks, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, and Jeremy Goldman

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Texture evolution induced by twinning and dynamic recrystallization in dilute Mg-1Sn-1Zn-1Al alloy during hot compression, Meijuan Hao, Weili Cheng, Lifei Wang, Ehsan Mostaed, Liping Bian, Hongxia Wang, and Xiaofeng Niu

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Atomic layer deposited aluminum oxide mitigates outgassing from fused filament fabrication–based 3-D printed components, Ismo T. S. Heikkinen, Giovanni Marin, Nupur Bihari, Craig Ekstrum, Pierce J. Mayville, Yuhuan Fei, Yun Hang Hu, Maarit Karppinen, Hele Savin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Towards national policy for open source hardware research: The case of Finland, I. T.S. Heikkinen, H. Savin, J. Partanen, J. Seppälä, and J. M. Pearce

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From Open Access to Open Science: The Path From Scientific Reality to Open Scientific Communication, Christian Heise and Joshua M. Pearce

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Studies on glass fiber-reinforced poly(Ethylene-grafted-styrene)-based cation exchange membrane composite, Di Huang, Zhichao Chen, and Jiann-Yang Hwang

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Study of styrene effect on non-radiation grafting of vinyl benzyl chloride on to polyethylene-based anion exchange membrane, Di Huang, Jiann-Yang Hwang, and Zhichao Chen

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Conversion of self-contained breathing apparatus mask to open source powered air-purifying particulate respirator for fire fighter COVID-19 response, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open-source digitally replicable lab-grade scales, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Conversion of self-contained breathing apparatus mask to open source powered air-purifying particulate respirator for fire fighter COVID-19 response, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce