Benhong Yang

Benhong Yang
Hefei Union University · Chemisty

Doctor of Philosophy

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July 1984 - September 2015
Hefei Union University
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Publications (41)
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In this paper, the flower-like Co3O4/g-C3N4 heterojunction was successfully synthesized via a facile hydrothermal method, and characterized by XRD, SEM, TEM, UV-Vis DRS, PL and BET technologies. In Co3O4/g-C3N4 heterojunction, the g-C3N4 presents a graphene-like nanosheet structure, and lts surfaces were deposited with flower-like Co3O4. DRS eviden...
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The supported TiO2:Fe³⁺ photocatalyst was prepared by a sol-gel method. Using the fly ash as the carrier, the Fe³⁺ doped TiO2 was loaded onto the surface of the fly ash microspheres. The photocatalyst was characterized by SEM and UV-Vis. The photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue was studied. With 15 mg/L of methylene blue and 0.15g of cataly...
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Nanosize Cu-doped FeVO4 was prepared by microwave-assisted method and was used as photocatalyst in the degradation of simulated wastewater like methyl orange. The effects of light intensity, amounts of H2O2 and FeVO4:Cu²⁺ on the degradation efficiency were studied. The result showed that under the optimized conditions, with an 800w xenon lamp, 0.09...
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The emergence of different food additives and their active metabolites have been found to cause serious problems to human health. Thus, considering the potential effects on human health, developing the sensitive and credible analytical method in different foods is an important issue. Herein, the solvent-driven self-assembly Au nanoparticles (Au NPs...
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In order to realize the comprehensive utilization of rice husk resources, rice husk based ceramic (RBC) composites were prepared by using rice husk powder as a raw material, phenolic resin as the binder, graphite and molybdenum disulfide as solid lubricants. Effects of solid lubricants (graphite and molybdenum disulfide) on the tribological behavio...
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Aminated multiwalled carbon nanotubes (A-MWCNT) were reacted with diphenylphosphinic chloride (DPP-Cl) to prepare the functionalized MWCNT (DPPA-MWCNT). A-MWCNT and DPPA-MWCNT were respectively mixed with polystyrene (PS) to obtain composites through the melt compounding method. SEM observations demonstrated that the DPPA-MWCNT nanofillers were mor...
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This work aims to develop modified carbon nanotube (m-CNT) reinforced polylactide/basalt fiber (PLA/BF) composites with enhanced thermal stability, flame retardancy, and mechanical properties using aluminium hypophosphite (AHP). Morphological observations revealed that both the m-CNT and AHP particles were homogeneously dispersed in the PLA/BF comp...
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In this study, hybrid substrates composed of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogels and Au nanorods (PNIPAM@AuNRs) that exhibit tunable plasmon coupling are designed and fabricated. In this process, Au NRs are deposited on the surface of a PNIPAM hydrogel, and the temperature is increased, causing the hydrogel template to shrink, thereby driving the...
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In this work, cerium carbonate hydroxide (CeCO3OH) was synthesized by a facile sonochemical reaction. The CeCO3OH particles were blended with thermoplastic polyester elastomer (TPEE) and aluminum phosphinate (AlP) to fabricate the fire-retardant materials. Morphology analysis results indicated that CeCO3OH was uniformly dispersed in TPEE. Thermogra...
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In this work, a carbon nanotube modified by inorganic acids (m-CNT) was blended with poly(1,4-butylene terephthalate) (PBT) and aluminum phosphinate (AlP) to prepare the flame retarded composites. Morphological observations revealed that both the m-CNT and AlP particles were homogeneously dispersed in PBT matrix. Differential scanning calorimeter a...
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In this study, the carbon nanotube was modified by inorganic acids to introduce the carboxylic acid groups on the surface. The modified carbon nanotube (m-CNT)-reinforced poly(1,4-butylene terephthalate) (PBT) nanocomposites were prepared through melt blending method. Morphological observations revealed that the m-CNT particles were homogeneously d...
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Catalytic oxidation of hydroquinone and pyrocatechol using hydrogen peroxide by metal-organic frameworks of Cu3(BTC)2(H2O)3 with an average size of 1 nm. Significant selectivity was showed in the catalytic oxidation of hydroquinone and pyrocatechol. Also we mainly discussed the influences of reaction temperature and medium to the selectivity by kin...
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In order to obtain photoluminescence characteristics of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), Y2O3:Eu3+ particles are modified by silane coupling agent (KH-151) and introduced into poly(methyl methacrylate) via the in situ polymerization. The Y2O3:Eu3+/PMMA composites exhibit enhanced properties of strength, thermal stability and fluorescence comparing...
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Using copper chloride and triethylamine as starting reactants, uniform two dimensional (2D) leaf-like CuO nanostructures have been successfully prepared via a convenient microwave-assisted chemical route. The synthesized products were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), field-emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM) and UV-visible absorp...
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Novel inorganic/polymer nanocomposites were prepared by using in situ copolymerization of the modified inorganic nano-ZnO:Ce and methyl methacrylate. X-ray diffraction and SEM were employed to characterize the structure and morphology. Tensile test and TGA show that the incorporation of ZnO:Ce nanoparticles into poly(methyl methacrylate) matrix can...
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By adopting mixed solvothermal synthesis technology, nanobelt-based Sb 2Se3 whiskers were fabricated in the mixed solvent of C2H5OH and N2H4·H2O with the volume ratio of 2:1 at 160-180°C for 12 h, using SbCl3 and SeO2 as starting reactant. The products are characterized by X-ray diffraction, field-emission scanning electron microscopy and transmiss...
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Modified hydroxyapatite (m-HA) nanoparticles were synthesized via the hydrothermal method and followed by modification with a ilane coupling agent. Hydroxyapatite/poly(methyl methacrylate) composites were prepared using the in situ copolymerization of methyl methacrylate and modified hydroxyapatite particles. SEM images revealed that modified hydro...
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We applied ab initio theoretical studies on the complex of C6H6 and n(HCl), formed by X-Hφ bond complexes. First, the monomers and complex were optimized at the MP2/cc-pVTZ level. Then, we regulated the BSSE and calculated the binding energy of different systems at the same level with the correction of BSSE by using counterpoise method at the MP2/a...
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Anatase titanium dioxide (TiO2) particles were obtained by sol-gel method and modified with saline coupling agent. TiO2/ poly(methyl methacrylate) composites were prepared via in situ bulk polymerization of methyl methacrylate, in which modified TiO2 particles were dispersed uniformly. SEM micrographs showed that TiO 2/poly(methyl methacrylate) com...
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The (1-x)K0.475Na0.475Li0. 05NbO3 -xCaZrO3-2 % molCuO lead-free piezoelectric ceramics have been prepared by conventional technique at 1140 °C and exhibit highly dense structure by SEM patterns observed. X-ray diffraction analysis shows that the ceramics possess a pure perovskite structure and only have tetragonal phases. The ceramic with x = 0.045...
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A 1D copper(II) complex [Cu(Hbtc)(PyBIm)2]n (H3btc=1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid, PyBIm=2-(4-pyridyl)benzimidazole) has been synthesized and characterized by elemental analysis, IR, and single-crystal X-ray diffraction. A crystallographically independent copper(II) atom is coordinated by three oxygen and two nitrogen donors in a five-coordinate d...
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A series of inorganic/organic nanocomposites were prepared by blending cage-like, hydroxyl-bearing polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (HO-POSS) with poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) in THF solvent. Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometry (FTIR) and 29Si-nuclear magnetic resonance (29Si-NMR) were employed to characterize the structures of the...
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A series of noval organic-inorganic nanocomposite materials of hydroxyapatite/poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) were synthesized by in situ copolymerization of modified inorganic nanoscale hydroxyapatite and poly(vinyl pyrrolidone). The hydroxyapatite/poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) nanocomposites were characterized by scanning electronic microscope, X-ray diffracti...
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A novel quaternary ammonium salt of chitosan (QAS-CTS) was prepared through a nucleophilic substitution reaction between chitosan (CTS) and a quaternary ammonium salt (QAS), N,N-dimethyl epoxypropyl octadecyl ammonium chloride was synthesized via a quaternization reaction between N,N-dimethyl-octadecylamine (ODA) and epichlorohydrin. FTIR was emplo...
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Kinetics of oxidation of benzyl alcohol catalyzed by metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) with nano-sized channels was studied using a simple UV-VIS spectral method by choosing hydrogen peroxide as an oxidant. The effects of molar ratio of the catalyst to the substrate and the reaction temperature on the oxidation of benzyl alcohol to benzaldehyde have...
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We applied ab initio theoretical studies on the complex of C 2H 4 and HX, formed by X-H···π, respectively. First, the monomers and complex were optimized at the MP2/cc-pVTZ level. Then, we regulated the BSSE and calculated the binding energy of different systems at the same level with the correction of BSSE by using counterpoise method at the MP2/a...
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Novel aryl-bridging organosiloxanes are modeled and examined theoretically in the gas phase. Three substituents (phenyl, biphenyl and biphenyl ether) are introduced to siloxane to design precursors (Pr1, Pr2 and Pr3) for making polysiloxanes. Pr1 has a very symmetric structure and the aryl ring can help electron transfer though the conjugated bond,...
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A simple approach for in situ preparation of transparent ZnO/poly(methyl methacrylate) nanocomposite films was developed. Scanning electron microscope images revealed that zinc oxide nanocrystals were homogeneously dispersed in poly(methyl methacrylate) matrix. The TGA and ultraviolet-visible absorption measurements displayed that ZnO/poly(methyl m...
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Three kinds of hierarchical three-dimensional (3D) hexagonal CdS microspheres with different building blocks (nanoparticle-based microspheres, nanosheet-based microspheres and nanorod-based microspheres) were fabricated using CdCl 2·2.5H 2O and NH 2CSNH 2 as starting materials through a facile mixed-solvothermal route. Various techniques have been...
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While retaining the original activity of chitosan (CTS), water-soluble carboxymethylated chitosan (CM-CTS) was first synthesized via the carboxymethylation of chitosan with chloroacetic acid and then complexed with silver ions to form stronger antimicrobial agent (Ag/CM-CTS). FTIR was employed to characterize and confirm the structures of each prod...
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Several inorganic/organic nanocomposites were prepared via solution-blending of cage-like octahexyl-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (Oh-POSS) with polystyrene (PS) in THF solvent. FTIR and 29Si-NMR were employed to characterize the structures of the nanocomposites. SEM pictures showed that the sample films were smooth and no POSS aggregation w...
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Hierarchical semiconductor CuO nanotablets with pores have been fabricated on a large scale by a facile and one-pot sonochemical process using the copper acetate and ammonia aqueous solution as precursor in the absence of surfactants or additives. The as-synthesized products were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), field emission scanning ele...
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A series of hydroxyapatite (HAp)/poly(methyl mathacrylate) (PMMA) nanocomposites were prepared by free radical copolymerization of surface-modified HAp with methyl mathacrylate (MMA) via a bulk copolymerization process. Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometry and X-ray diffraction were employed to characterize the structures of the HAp/PMMA na...
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Inorganic/organic nanocomposites were prepared by blending cage-like methyl methacrylate-modified polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (MMA-POSS) with polymethyl mathacrylate (PMMA) in THF solvent. FTIR and 29Si NMR were employed to characterize the structures of the nanocomposites. SEM images showed that the as-prepared films were smooth and no ag...
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A series of Inorganic/organic nanocomposites were prepared by blending cage-like carboxyl-bearing polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (carboxyl-POSS) with polymethyl mathacrylate (PMMA) in THF solvent. FTIR and 29Si-NMR were employed to characterize the structures of the nanocomposites. SEM images showed that the as-prepared films were smooth and...
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A series of poly(vinyl pyrrolidone-co-octavinyl polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes) (PVP-POSS) organic–inorganic hybrid nanocomposites containing different percentages of POSS were prepared via free radical polymerization and characterized by FTIR, high-resolution 1H-NMR, solid-state 29Si-NMR, GPC, DSC, and TGA. POSS contents in these nanocompos...
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The soluble poly(methyl methacrylate-co-octavinyl-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane) (PMMA–POSS) hybrid nanocomposites with improved Tg and high thermal stability were synthesized by common free radical polymerization and characterized using FTIR, high-resolution 1H NMR, 29Si NMR, GPC, DSC, and TGA. The POSS contents in the nanocomposites were d...
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The poly(styrene-co-octavinyl-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane) (PS–POSS) organic–inorganic hybrid nanocomposites containing various percent of POSS were prepared via one-step free radical polymerization and characterized by FTIR, high-resolution 1H NMR, 29Si NMR, GPC, DSC, and TGA technologies. The POSS contents in these nanocomposites were de...
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A novel poly(methyl methacrylate-co-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane) hybrid nanocomposite was synthesized by free radical polymerization and characterized by 1H NMR, 29Si NMR, and TGA technologies. Compared with PMMA homopolymer, the nanocomposite has better thermal stability.
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A new class of organic-inorganic hybrid polymers with well-defined structure was prepared by reacting diepoxyhexavinyl polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes (DehvPOSS) with diamines of different chain lengths. The structures and properties of these hybrid polymers were well characterized by FTIR, 29Si-NMR, GC-MS, and TGA. A modeling characterizatio...
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A series of poly(acetoxystyrene-co-octavinyl-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane) (PAS−POSS) hybrid nanocomposites were synthesized by free radical polymerization and characterized by FTIR, 1H NMR, GPC, DSC, and TGA technologies. The POSS contents in these nanocomposites were calculated on the basis of FTIR data. The results show that POSS content...

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