Hui Chao Liu

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Topology have prevailed in a variety of branches of physics. And topological defects in cosmology are speculated akin to dislocation or disclination in solids or liquid crystals. With the development of classical and quantum simulation, such speculative topological defects are well-emulated in a variety of condensed matter systems. Especially, the...
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Microscale infrared thermal emitters are highly demanded in a variety of applications such as micro-molecular thermal sensing and micro-thermal imaging. In this paper, we propose a micro-meta-cavity array through combining nanohole metasurfaces and Fabry–Pérot (FP) cavity. Based on this design, integrated multiband micro-thermal emitters covering 7...
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Hydrogen spillover Synergistic effect Compressive strain C Cu W Pt H O MOR Ternary copper-tungsten-platinum (CuWPt) nanoalloys with light W doping were synthesized to couple the bi-functional mechanism with compressive lattice strain for boosting their electrocatalytic performance in methanol oxidation reaction. ABSTRACT Coupling the bi-functional...
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γ-Fe2O3/La/Bi2WO6 heterojunction composites have been successfully synthesized by simple and convenient hydrothermal method. The photocatalytic activity of the prepared samples was evaluated by the degradation of tetracycline hydrochloride (TCH) solution under simulated visible light irradiation. The results indicated that the removal rate of γ-Fe2...
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Scalable and low-cost manufacturing of broadband absorbers for use in the long-wave infrared region are of enormous importance in various applications, such as infrared thermal imaging, radiative cooling, thermal photovoltaics and infrared sensor. In recent years, a plethora of broadband absorption metasurfaces made of metal nano-resonators with pl...
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Plantaricin BM-1, a class IIa bacteriocin produced by Lactiplantibacillus plantarum BM-1, exhibits significant antibacterial activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. However, the mechanism underlying the action of class IIa bacteriocins against gram-negative bacteria remains to be explored. This study aimed to investigate the...
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To understand how malaria could be eliminated in the original hyperendmic area for malaria along international borders in Yunnan Province, malaria situation and control were described on the basis of seven phases. At last the experiences and lessons of the program that reduced border malaria from hyperendmicity to malaria-free status were summarize...
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The dihydrofolate reductase (dhfr) and dihydropteroate synthetase (dhps) genes of Plasmodium vivax, as antifolate resistance-associated genes were used for drug resistance surveillance. A total of 375 P. vivax isolates collected from different geographical locations in China in 2009-2019 were used to sequence Pvdhfr and Pvdhps. The majority of the...
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Metasurfaces provide a promising route for structuring light and generating holograms with designed amplitude, phase, and polarization profiles, leading to a versatile platform for integrating and constructing optical components beyond the conventional ones. At the same time, incorporating coincidence in imaging allows a high signal-to-noise ratio...
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The activity of Pt catalyst for electro-oxidation of methanol can be greatly enhanced by coupling electron effect with morphological engineering. Herein, we report the using of bimetallic Pt-Co alloys with...
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Bismuth tungstate photocatalysts were prepared by the hydrothermal synthesis method which is both simple and safe. La was doped at different molar ratios into Bi2WO6 samples. The photocatalytic activity of the as-prepared samples was then evaluated by removal of Rhodamine B (RhB) solution under visible light irradiation. Samples with high photocata...
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BACKGROUND Probiotics are defined as microorganisms that can exert health benefits for the host. Among the recognized probiotics, Lactobacillus paracasei are one of the most frequently used probiotics in humans. The L. paracasei strain M11-4, isolated from fermented rice, which could ferment soymilk within a short curd time, and fermented soymilk p...
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Background Outbreaks of dengue fever are often found among Dai ethnical communities along China-Myanmar border. The objective of this study was: 1) to investigate residents’ health perceptions, knowledge and control willingness to participate in dengue control and 2) to identify factors associated with control willingness among the Dai ethnic commu...
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Deliberately optimizing the d-band position of an active component via electronic and lattice strain tuning is an effective way to boost its catalytic performance. We herein demonstrate this concept by constructing core-shell [email protected] nanoparticles with NiPd alloy shells of only three atomic layers through combining an Au catalysis with th...
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Probing mid-infrared surface wave radiation remains a big challenge for a long time. The lack of convenient and quick mid-infrared surface wave radiation probing methods limits the development of the integrated mid-infrared materials and devices. In this work, we propose a scheme to construct and probe the mid-infrared surface wave radiation of int...
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Probiotics can improve dyslipidemia and promote metabolic control as a therapeutic approach for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The hypoglycemic effects of space-induced Lactobacillus plantarum SS18-5 on T2DM were explored in 4-week-old male Sprague Dawley rats. The normal (N) group was fed a basal diet, while the other groups received a high gluc...
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Plantaricin BM-1, a class IIa bacteriocin produced by Lactobacillus plantarum BM-1, shows obvious antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli . However, the mechanism underlying the action of class IIa bacteriocins against gram-negative bacteria remains to be explored. The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of YbfA, a DUF2517 dom...
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One of the most fascinating aspects of quantum fields in curved spacetime is the Unruh effect. The direct experimental detection of Unruh temperature has remained an elusive challenge up to now. Gradient optical waveguides manipulating the dispersion of photons are assumed to realize the great acceleration of effective particles, leading to a high...
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In mobile crowdsensing, many mobile devices are collectively used to complete complex sensing tasks. Most tasks require users to consume resources to ensure continuous performance over multiple periods of time. Therefore, it is important to incentivize enough users to continuously participate in the tasks. However, there are two issues with current...
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One of the most fascinating aspects of quantum fields in curved spacetime is the Unruh effect. The direct experimental detection of Unruh temperature has remained an elusive challenge up to now. Gradient optical waveguides manipulating the dispersion of photons are assumed to realize the great acceleration of effective particles, leading to a high...
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The past decade has seen a proliferation of topological materials for both insulators and semimetals in electronic systems and classical waves. Topological semimetals exhibit topologically protected band degeneracies, such as nodal points and nodal lines. Dirac nodal line semimetals (DNLS), which own four-fold line degeneracy, have drawn particular...
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How to utilize topological microcavities to control quantum emission is one of the ongoing research topics in the optical community. In this work, we investigate the emission of quantum emitters in doubly-resonant topological Tamm microcavity, which can simultaneously achieve dual resonances at two arbitrary wavelengths according to the needs of pr...
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The past decade has seen a proliferation of topological materials for both insulators and semimetals in electronic systems and classical waves. Topological semimetals exhibit topologically protected band degeneracies, such as nodal points and nodal lines. Dirac nodal line semimetals (DNLS), which own four-fold line degeneracy, have drawn particular...
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In this study, we propose and experimentally demonstrate a novel kind of Tamm plasmon topological superlattice (TTS) by engineering Tamm photonic crystals (TPCs) belonging to a different class of topology. Utilizing specifically designed double-layer metasurfaces etching on planar multilayered photonic structures, the TPC that supports the Tamm pla...
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The past decade has witnessed a booming development of topological photonics, which revolutionizes the methodology for controlling the behavior of light. A gigantic achievement is to engineer robust confined modes localized at interfaces between topologically distinct regions, where the optical context can trigger exotic topological phenomena exclu...
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The past decade has witnessed a booming development of topological photonics, which revolutionizes the methodology for controlling the behavior of light. A gigantic achievement is to engineer robust confined modes localized at interfaces between topologically distinct regions, where the optical context can trigger exotic topological phenomena exclu...
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By comparing the survival rate and positive mutation rate of the primary mutagenic strain and progeny mutagenic strain under different radiation doses, the results showed that the tolerance of the mutagenic strain to radiation dose increased with the increase of the mutagenic generations. We adopted an improved gradient radiation breeding strategy...
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Inside back cover image : Heterogeneous nanocomposites constructed by chemically distinct constituents are promising in electrocatalysis due to strong electronic coupling among their different domains. The exploration of noble metal-containing heterogeneous nanocomposites in electrocatalysis has been blooming in the past and is still a hot topic in...
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How to utilize topological microcavities to control quantum emission is one of the ongoing research topics in the optical community. In this work, we investigate the emission of quantum emitters in a doubly-resonant topological Tamm microcavity, which can simultaneously achieve dual resonances at two arbitrary wavelengths according to the needs of...
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Heterogeneous nanostructures that are defined as a hybrid structure consisting of two or more nanoscale domains with distinct chemical compositions or physical characteristics have attracted intense efforts in recent years. In this review, we focus on the introduction of a number of heterogeneous nanostructures derived using core-shell Ag-Pt nanopa...
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Heterogeneous nanocomposites comprising chemically distinct constituents are particularly promising in electrocatalysis. We herein report a synthetic strategy that combines the reduction of Pt and Co ionic precursors at an appropriate ratio with the subsequent phosphating at an elevated temperature for forming heterogeneous nanocomposites consistin...
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Introduction: Antimalarial drug resistance, especially artemisinin resistance, has been a global threat to reduce morbidity and mortality and to eliminate malaria. Antimalarial drug resistance surveillance could provide evidence for the efficacy of a national drug policy for treatment of all reported malaria cases. Methods: The therapeutic efficacy...
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Salmonella pullorum is a highly pathogenic bacteria in poultry industry. However, antibiotics were restricted in many countries because of the increasing risk of antibiotic resistance, Therefore, an environmental friendly and effective alternative strives to be developed. This study investigated the benefit of a probiotic-fermented herbal blend on...
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Dissolved organic matter (DOM) in waters, soils, sediments, and organic waste is considered to have major role in the photochemical generation of emerging organobromine contaminants, yet mechanisms are unclear. Here we fractionated soil humic acids into bound quinone-like substances and an effluent fraction, using a new emodin-imprinted polymer. We...
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Bacillus subtilis SH21 was observed to produce an antifungal protein that inhibited the growth of F. solani. To purify this protein, ammonium sulfate precipitation, gel filtration chromatography, and ion-exchange chromatography were used. The purity of the purified product was 91.33% according to high-performance liquid chromatography results. Sodi...
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Organobromine compounds are of great ecological risks due to their high toxicity on organisms. Photochemical halogenation reaction may represent an important natural formation process of natural organobromine compounds in marine environment. Here we reported the enhanced formation of bromophenols from phenol by sunlit anthraquinone-2-sulphonate (AQ...
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We investigate quantum walks in a noninertial frame with a Rindler metric, emulated by a nonuniform optical lattice with varying site couplings whose metric is mathematically equivalent to that of a Schwarzschild black hole near the event horizon. The optical trapping of single photons and two indistinguishable photons in such nonuniform lattices c...
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Combining core-shell construction with an alloying effect is effective for optimizing the electronic and lattice strain effects for achieving highly catalytic efficiency for a given electrochemical reaction. Here, we report the use of core-shell [email protected] nanoparticles with an Au core and a sub-nano FePd alloy shell to demonstrate this conc...
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With the increasingly severe ozone pollution in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in recent years, NO2 photolysis has attracted our attention as the main source of tropospheric ozone generation. The photolysis rate of NO2 (J(NO2)) is of great importance for the quantification of photochemical ozone generation and photochemical pollution research, bu...
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The photolysis of NO2 is an important driving force of tropospheric ozone. The intensity of this photolysis reaction affects atmospheric oxidation and photochemical pollution process. Photolysis rate of nitrogen dioxide (JNO2) is affected by aerosols, temperature, solar zenith angle (SZA), clouds, and so on. Among them, aerosol is an important infl...
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Dissolved organic matter (DOM) is considered to play an important role in the abiotic transformation of organobromine compounds in marine environment, for it produces reactive intermediates photochemically and is recognized as a significant source of reactive halogen species in seawater. However, due to the complex composition of DOM, the relations...
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Topology identification of complex networks is an important and meaningful research direction. In recent years, the topology identification method based on adaptive synchronization has been developed rapidly. However, a critical shortcoming of this method is that inner synchronization of a network breaks the precondition of linear independence and...
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As a special mobile ad-hoc network, Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs) have the characteristics of high-speed movement, frequent topology changes, multi-hop routing, a lack of energy, storage space limitations, and the possible selfishness of the nodes. These characteristics bring challenges to the design of the incentive mechanism in VANETs. In th...
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Emerging artemisinin resistance in Southeast Asia poses a significant risk to malaria control and eradication goals, including China’s plan to eliminate malaria nationwide by 2020. Plasmodium falciparum was endemic in China, especially in Southern China. Parasites from this region have shown decreased susceptibility to artemisinin and delayed paras...
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Organobromine compounds are substantial environmental hazards owing to their high toxicity on organisms. Here we study the photochemical formation of bromophenols from phenol in bromide aqueous solutions (0.8-80 mM) in the presence of anthraquinone-2-sulfonate (AQ2S) and benzophenone (BP), which were adopted as the proxies of dissolved organic matt...
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Memristor-based chaotic systems have been received great attention from researchers in the last decade. This brief investigates parameter identification of a memristor-based chaotic system (proposed by Muthuswamy in 2010). Uncertain parameter identification has not been studied yet for memristor-based chaotic systems. Using the Lyapunov stability t...
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Graphene quantum dots (GQDs) have shown great promise in a variety of medical applications. Recently, it has been found that GQDs are also beneficial for photodynamic therapy (PDT). However, the findings of GQDs as PDT agents have been controversial in the literature. Herein, we investigate the photoactivity of single-atomic-layered GQDs by examini...
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Backgrounds The therapeutic efficacy studies (TES) of T(DHA-PIP) for uncomplicated P. falciparum patients were implemented during 2012-2016 along China (Yunnan province)-Myanmar border, which verified the high efficacy of DHA-PIP. The study focusing on the genetic features of falciparum parasites and basing on in vivo parasite clearance time (PCT)...
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Background: The emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum poses a threat to malaria eradication, including China's plan to eliminate malaria by 2020. Piperaquine (PPQ) resistance has emerged in Cambodia, compromising an important partner drug that is widely used in China in the form of dihydroartemisinin (DHA)-PPQ. Se...
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To alleviate the secondary contamination of our environment when using quantum dots (QDs) to detect the organophosphorothioate pesticides (OPPs), we herein report a strategy to assemble magnetic Fe3O4 nanoparticles and luminescent CdTe quantum dots (QDs) into a composite nanosystem, which possesses both the magnetic property of Fe3O4 nanoparticles...
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In this study, a rapid solder melting process has been examined through a self-propagating exothermic reaction using Al/Ni nanofoil as a localized heat source. Four kinds of tin-based solder preforms were partly melted under this process, and the thicknesses of the fusion zone in solder preforms around the Al/Ni nanofoil were experimentally analyze...
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Rice husks as agricultural waste contain abundant Si, C and N elements. We used rice husks as raw materials, ZnCl2 as morphology control agent via a simple magnesiothermic reduction method to prepare nitrogen-doped carbon/SiOx (N–C/SiOx) composites as anode materials of lithium ion batteries. The composites exhibit high reversible capacity (at a cu...
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Controversial results were yielded in some studies on the effects of Lactobacillus on ulcerative colitis (UC). In this work, we evaluated the effect of live or heat-killed Lactobacillus plantarum Zhang-LL cells and cell supernatants on dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced UC in rats. The tested subjects were gavaged to rats for 7 days, and then 5%...
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This study investigated the effects of Lactobacillus paracasei KL1 and Lactobacillus plantarum subsp. plantarum Zhang-LL mixed probiotic on Salmonella-caused pullorosis in chicks. A total of 120 1-day-old Nongda no.3 dwarf chicks were randomly assigned to four treatments, with six replicates of five birds each. The treatments were blank group (BG),...
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Quite recently, an unconventional variety of fourfold linear band degeneracy points has been discovered in certain condensed-matter systems. Contrary to standard 3-D Dirac monopoles, these quadruple points known as the charge-2 Dirac points are characterized by nonzero topological charges, which can be exploited to delve into hitherto unknown realm...
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These days, the synchronization of multiplex networks is an emerging and important research topic. Grounded framework and theory about synchronization and control on multiplex networks are yet to come. This article studies the intralayer synchronization on a multiplex network (i.e., a set of networks connected through interlayer edges), via the pin...
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Dengue fever (DF) is one of main public health problems along the China-Myanmar border, however, data about DF is still lacking in Kachin Special Region II (KSR2), Myanmar. To understand health beliefs in general, and knowledge and treatment-seeking and prevention behaviors related to DF among the neglected population, the study was carried out by...