Jamal El Haskouri Bennagi

Jamal El Haskouri Bennagi
University of Valencia | UV · Organic Chemistry

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In this work, sorbets based on UVM-7 mesoporous silica doped with Fe were synthesized and applied to solid-phase extraction of perfluoroalkyl substances from environmental water samples. These emerging pollutants were then determined by liquid chromatography coupled with a mass spectrometry detector. Thus, Fe-UVM-7 mesoporous silica materials with...
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Microwave-assisted synthesis in combination with flow synthesis offers an interesting approach to develop faster and more sustainable procedures for the preparation of homogeneous nanomaterials. Recently, solid-state generators of microwaves appeared as a tool with improved control over power and frequency. Cerium oxide, despite its excellent catal...
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In the present work, a method for the determination of parabens and bisphenol A in urine samples has been developed. For this purpose, a novel hierarchical mesoporous silica doped with β-cyclodextrin was developed and used as a sorbent for preconcentration and clean-up step, before analyte determination by liquid chromatography coupled to mass spec...
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In this work we present a synthesis strategy for the preparation of Stöber-type mesoporous particles functionalized with inorganic species. The procedure is based on a combination of the Atrane and the Stöber methods. Both as a source of silicon and of the incorporated heteroelements (Fe, Zn, Al, Ti) the corresponding atrane complexes are used as h...
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Silica-based UVM-7-type bimodal mesoporous materials with high gadolinium content (∞ ≥ Si/Gd ≥ 13) have been synthesized through a one-pot surfactant-assisted procedure from hydroalcoholic solution using a cationic surfactant as template, and starting from atrane complexes of Gd and Si as inorganic precursors. The novel synthetic pathway developed...
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This work presents a simple synthesis of tetraaza macrocyclic Schiff base ligand (C 40 H 28 N 4 ), its complex [(C 40 H 28 N 4 )@Fe(II)], and a novel complex of magnetite Fe 3 O 4 NPs incorporated inside tetraaza macrocyclic cavity [(C 40 H 28 N 4 )@Fe 3 O 4 NPs] in order to obtain well-dispersed nanoparticles. The characterization and structural i...
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An analytical method based on the solid-phase extraction of three veterinary fluoroquinolones (ofloxacin, norfloxacin, and ciprofloxacin) from milk samples followed by their quantification with liquid chromatography coupled to fluorescence detection is described here. The sorbent used is a novel type UVM-7 mesoporous silica modified with analyte-ac...
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An innovative material based in type UVM-7 mesoporous silica containing analyte-accessible cyclodextrin units is described and assessed as a selectivity-enhancing sorbent for extracting endocrine-disrupting chemicals from bottled apple juice to subsequently quantify them. The synthesis procedure has been carried out using both β- and γ-cyclodextrin...
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The present study focuses on the structural and optical characterizations of a GaSe thin-film consisting of few layers mechanically exfoliated from bulk GaSe on a flexible PET substrate. The XRD and the RAMAN spectroscopies confirm the high crystallinity of our material and show that it belongs to the hexagonal ε-GaSe polytype with a mean crystalli...
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In this work, a novel sorbent, based on UVM-7 mesoporous silica doped with Au, has been proposed for organochlorine pesticides extraction. Cartridges containing this material have been applied to the preconcentration of 20 pesticides from water samples, through a solid-phase extraction (SPE) protocol, with their later determination by gas chromatog...
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A membranous shaped Ni/Zn layered double hydroxide based nanohybrid was obtained using a low-cost template-free hydrothermal process at optimized growth conditions of 180 °C for 6 h. The synthesized nanohybrid was structurally, texturally and morphologically characterized using different techniques such as X-ray diffraction, FTIR, XPS spectroscopy,...
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Magnetic [FA-c-(C-DTX)@Fe3O4] nanocomposites have been prepared with a four-step technique involving three mechanical stirring conventional steps to obtain [(FA-c-(DTX-g-DAC)] and an ultrasound-assisted Fe3O4 coating approach to fabricate [FA-c-(C-DTX)@Fe3O4]. Magnetic nanoparticles (NPs) (Fe3O4 NPs) synthesis and integration has been easily and ra...
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The azobenzene 1-arylazo-2-naphthol has been synthesized and characterized by elemental analysis, ¹H NMR, IR and UV–Vis spectroscopies using both experimental and theoretical methods. The MEP, NPA and FMOs have also been performed at the DFT/B3LYP-D3 level with different solvents in order to investigate the solvent's effect. The energetic behavior...
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Two green catalysts based on Pd(0) nanoparticles (Pd NPs) anchored through PDA on porous sil- ica and magnetite have been synthesized using a generalized simple and reproducible “two-step” methodology. Both catalysts were tested for a model reaction, the hydrogenation of 4-nitrophenol using NaBH4 as the hydrogenating agent, and especially good acti...
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A new hybrid organic–inorganic material for sensing spermine (Spm) and spermidine (Spd) has been prepared and characterized. The material is based on MCM-41 particles functionalized with an N-hydroxysuccinimide derivative and loaded with Rhodamine 6G. The cargo is kept inside the porous material due to the formation of a double layer of organic mat...
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A sorbent for the extraction of organophosphorus flame retardants has been proposed, based on UVM-7 (University of Valencia Materials) mesoporous silica doped with titanium. Designed cartridges have been applied to the extraction and preconcentration of flame retardants in water samples, followed by gas chromatography coupled to a mass spectrometry...
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SnS films have been grown at room temperature by electrochemical deposition technique on to ITO (indium-tin-oxide) coated glass substrates. Tin chloride (SnCl2) and sodium thiosulphate (Na2S2O3) were used in aqueous solution as precursors and ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (C10H16N2O8, EDTA) or triethanolamine (C6H15NO3, TEA) was added to slow th...
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Mesoporous silicas are among the most suitable high-surface area solids to support small-sized metal clusters and nanoparticles. Unfortunately, the instability of silica in water constitutes a serious impedement for its...
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Electrochemical and physical properties of LiNixCo1−2xMnxO2 (0.1 ≤ x ≤ 0.33) electrode materials prepared by self-combustion were investigated. Pure LiNixCo1−2xMnxO2 (x = 0.1, 0.2, 0.33) materials with single phase and R-3 m layered structure were obtained as confirmed by X-ray diffraction. Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microsco...
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The effect of silica materials and their functionalization in the lipase catalyzed fat hydrolysis has been scarcely studied. Fifteen silica materials were prepared and their effect on the fat hydrolysis was measured, under simulated duodenal conditions, using the pH-stat method. The materials are composed of the combination of three supports (Stöbe...
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We herein explored a straightforward transformation of abundant clay and polysaccharides into highly-reactive water-cleaning adsorbents. A trivial surface-functionalization of sepiolite and halloysite by phosphoryl chloride allowed for grafting phosphates on the surface of the clay layers (inside of the lumen for halloysite or in the external surfa...
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An in situ preparation of metal-organic framework (HKUST-1) on the surface of an organic polymer is reported. The hybrid material was evaluated as sorbent for solid-phase extraction (SPE) of oxygenated and nitrated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The growth of HKUST-1 on MAA-based polymer was accomplished using a layer-by-layer assembly st...
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New catalysts based on Pd(0) nanoparticles (Pd NPs) on a bimodal porous silica of the UVM-7/polydopamine (PDA) support have been synthesized following two preparative strategies based on the sequential or joint incorporation of two components of the composite (Pd and PDA). We analyzed the role played by the PDA as ‘interfacial glue’ between the sil...
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Osteoporosis is an illness which appears when the osteoblast/osteoclast activities are unbalanced taking place bone resorption (caused by osteoclasts) in higher extension than bone formation (induced by osteoblasts). Alendronate is one of the most used drugs for osteoporosis treatment despite its scarce bioavailability. Here we present the synthesi...
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A novel air sampler has been designed containing a sorbent based on UVM-7 mesoporous silica doped with Ti. The sorbent has been applied for the determination of organophosphorus pesticides in occupational air, followed by gas chromatography with mass spectrometry detection. Thus, several silica materials with different structures (mesoporous UVM-7...
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A new catalyst has been synthesized from the precursor [Pd2{mu-(C6H4) PPh2}2 {mu-O2C(C6H5)}2] immobilized on a carboxypolystyrene polymer that exhibits an excellent dispersion of the Pd (II) centers, reusability, and catalytic activity in front of phenyl bromides. The activity of this new material was studied in detail for the Suzuki-Miyaura reacti...
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Four types of calcined MCM-41 silica nanoparticles, loaded with dyes and capped with different gating ensembles are prepared and characterized. N1 and N2 nanoparticles are loaded with rhodamine 6G and capped with bulky poly(ethylene glycol) derivatives bearing ester groups (1 and 2). N3-N4 nanoparticles are loaded with sulforhodamine B and capped w...
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A solid-phase extraction procedure has been developed by using a sorbent derived from UVM-7 mesoporous silica. The sorbent was applied to the extraction of aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2 from tea samples followed by HPLC with mass spectrometric detection. The sorbent was characterized by transmission electron microscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, X...
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Controlled cellulose disassembly affords many variants including micro-sized, amorphous MCC and nano-sized CNC crystals, which have emerged recently as green and sustainable nanomaterials. Unfortunately, their lower reactivity and thermal and chemical instability constitute an impediment for their multifacted use in nanoscience and nanotechnology....
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A new hierarchical bimodal mesoporous silica, labelled as UVM-12 (acronym of University of Valencia Materials), has been prepared by using a solution of sodium silicate as low-cost silicon source. The final self-assembling between cationic micelles of CTAB and anionic inorganic Si-based oligomers occurs in a homogeneous aqueous medium. The reaction...
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In this investigation, we report the synthesis of novel homogeneous micro–mesoporous bi-phase nanohybrids based on Ni/Zn hydroxides using a simple and low-cost free-template urea-based hydrothermal process at two different growth temperatures (120 and 180 °C) for 6 h in two cases of precursor ratios (Ni:Zn = 1:1 and Ni:Zn = 1:2). The synthesized pr...
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A novel sorbent based on a UVM-7 mesoporous silica doped with Ti has been synthesized and used for solid-phase extraction of several organophosphorus pesticides in environmental water samples followed by gas chromatography coupled to a nitrogen-phosphorus selective detector. Thus, mesoporous silica materials doped with Ti and Fe as well as immobili...
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A new Pd(0) catalyst supported on silica UVM-7 has been synthesized from the organometallic [Pd2{μ-(C6H4) PPh2}2(CH3CN)4](BF4)2 precursor, characterized by the high dispersion, activity, and small size of the palladium nanoclusters fixed on the silica surface. The catalyst was tested for the Suzuki-Miyaura (SM) reaction of different 4-substitutedph...
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Mesostructured layered silicas have been prepared through a surfactant-assisted procedure using neutral alkylamines as templates and starting from atrane complexes as hydrolytic inorganic precursors. By adjusting the synthetic parameters, this kinetically controlled reproducible one-pot method allows for obtaining both pure and functionalized (inor...
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Mesoporous silica microparticles were prepared, loaded with the dye safranin O (M-Saf) or with the drug budesonide (M-Bud) and capped by the grafting of a bulky azo derivative. Cargo release from M-Saf at different pH values (mimicking those found in the gastrointestinal tract) in the absence or presence of sodium dithionite (a reducing agent mimic...
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In this study, mesoporous silica materials (MSMs) with bimodal pore systems (namely, UVM-7), MCM-41 silica, and a commercial silica-based material were evaluated as solid-phase extraction (SPE) sorbents for the isolation of phospholipids (PLs) using phosphatidylcholine as a test compound. Morphological characterization (including TEM, surface, and...
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Determination of organic pollutants in environmental samples presents great difficulties due to the lack of sensitivity and selectivity in many of the existing analytical methods. In this work, the efficiency of materials based on silica structures containing bounded γ-cyclodextrin has been evaluated to determinate phenolic compounds and polycyclic...
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Zinc oxide thin films, prepared by the sol-gel process, were deposited on glass substrate using spin coating technique. The sol-pH effect on the optical parameters was studied for alkaline sol. The surface roughness was investigated by atomic force microscopy (AFM) and varied from 20 to 40 nm. The optical transmission measurements were carried out...
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The use of atrane complexes as hydrolytic precursors enables the homogeneous incorporation of manganese (25 ≤ Si/Mn ≤ 48) throughout the porous walls of the nanoparticles of a surfactant-templated bimodal mesoporous silica (UVM-7). The subsequent leaching of the manganese nanodomains allows adding controlled microporosity to the host silica framewo...
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Nanoparticulate bimodal porous silica-based materials have been prepared through a surfactant-assisted procedure by using a simple template and starting from inexpensive sodium silicate as silicon source. Different procedural variables, such as pH or the nature and concentration of the surfactant, have been explored to optimize the preparative prot...
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Aerobic oxidative condensation of benzylamine to N-benzylidenbenzilimine was carried out on new gold-based catalysts using as supports bimodal UVM-7-like mesoporous silica, containing Ni and Ce (or Sn) as oxide nanodomains partially embedded inside the mesoporous UVM-7 silica walls. These nano-domains acted as effective and stable inorganic anchors...
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Composite scaffolds of poly(l-lactide acid) and hydroxyapatite are of great interest in bone tissue engineering, but their mechanical properties are typically inferior to scaffolds of pure poly(l-lactide acid) due to agglomeration of the particles and weak interfacial component interaction. Fabrication strategies like double sonication of hydroxyap...
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Nanoparticulated bimodal mesoporous silicas (NBS) have proved to constitute adequate supports in a variety of applications requiring enhanced accessibility to the active sites. Mass-transfer kinetics seems to be highly favoured in UVM-7-derived NBS materials. To understand the mass-diffusion phenomena throughout UVM-7-like supports requires well-gr...
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Gold deposited on a cobalt containing siliceous mesoporous structure, UVM-7, presents a good catalytic performance in the total oxidation of propane and toluene. The presence of both gold and cobalt is necessary as bimetallic Au/Co-UVM-7 catalysts are remarkably more active than nanometallic Au/UVM-7 or Co-UVM-7 catalysts. The improved activity of...
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The nanometric organization of MOx (M = Co, Zn, Ni) domains partially embedded inside the mesoporous silica walls but accessible to the pore voids, which is achieved through a simple one-pot surfactant-assisted procedure, define optimal anchors for the nucleation and growth of gold nanoparticles, which in turn favours an exceptional thermal stabili...
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New Lewis acid AlTf-UVM-7 catalysts with bimodal pore system and different Si to Al ratios were prepared in a two-step synthesis in which triflic acid (Tf) was incorporated into previously synthesized mesoporous aluminum-containing silica. The Al incorporation inside the pore walls was carried out through the Atrane method. The characterization of...
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Unimodal porous system (denoted as SnTf-MCM-41) and bimodal porosity (denoted as SnTf-UVM-7) were prepared in a two-step synthesis. The triflic acid was incorporated into previously synthesized Sn-containing porous silicas. Chemical analysis was carried out by electron probe microanalysis (EPMA), textural properties were determined by transmission...
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Bimodal porous Al–UVM-7 system materials with different Si-to-Al ratios were prepared using the Atrane route. These were converted in strong acid heterogeneous AlTf-based catalysts after the treatment with methanolic solutions of triflic acid. The materials so obtained were used as catalysts for the conversion of ethylene glycol (EG) and propylene...
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Strong Lewis acid SnTf-MCM-41 and SnTf-UVM-7 catalysts with unimodal and bimodal pore systems were prepared in a two-step synthesis in which the triflic acid (OTf) was incorporated into previously synthesized mesoporous tin-containing silicas. The Sn incorporation inside the pore walls was carried out through the Atrane method. The SnTf-UVM-7 catal...
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The optical characteristics of ZnO nanoparticles in SiO2 matrix have been determined by UV–visible and photoluminescence (PL) studies. The PL spectrum of the ZnO quantum dots shows two different bands: the first one is a broad green emission band related to deep level emission in the visible range and the second one is situated at 3.48 eV in the ul...
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ZnO nanodomains embedded in bimodal mesoporous silica (UVM-7) materials with high Zn content (4≤Si/Zn≤30) have been synthesized by an one-pot surfactant-assisted procedure from a hydro alcoholic medium using a cationic surfactant (CTMABr=cetyltrimethylammonium bromide) as structural directing agent, and starting from molecular atrane complexes of Z...
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High surface area pure mesoporous aluminum-phosphorus oxide-based derivatives have been synthesized through an S(+)I(-) surfactant-assisted cooperative mechanism by means of a one-pot preparative procedure from aqueous solution and starting from aluminum atrane complexes and phosphoric and/or phosphorous acids. A soft chemical extraction procedure...
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Strong Lewis acid SnTf-MCM-41 and SnTf-UVM-7 catalysts with unimodal and bimodal pore systems were prepared in a two-step synthesis in which the triflic acid (Tf) was incorporated into previously synthesized mesoporous tin-containing silicas. The Sn incorporation inside the pore walls was carried out through the Atrane method. The SnTf-UVM-7 cataly...
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Both bulk and mesoporous silica nanoparticles can be obtained in the form of granular aggregates using chitosan flakes as additive under very soft biomimetic reaction conditions.
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Nanoparticulated bimodal porous silicas (NBSs) with pore systems structured at two length scales (meso- and large-meso-/macropores) have been prepared through a one-pot surfactant-assisted procedure by using a simple template agent and starting from silicon atrane complexes as hydrolytic inorganic precursors. The final bulk materials are constructe...
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Dual-function hybrid material U1 was designed for simultaneous chromofluorogenic detection and removal of Hg(2+) in an aqueous environment. Mesoporous material UVM-7 (MCM41 type) with homogeneously distributed pores of about 2-3 nm in size, a large specific surface area exceeding 1000 m(2) g(-1), and nanoscale particles was used as an inorganic sup...
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Silica-based ZnO-MCM-41 mesoporous nanocomposites with high Zn content (5≤Si/Zn≤50) have been synthesized by a one-pot surfactant-assisted procedure from aqueous solution using a cationic surfactant (CTMABr = cetyltrimethylammonium bromide) as structure-directing agent, and starting from molecular atrane complexes as inorganic hydrolytic precursors...
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New strong Lewis acid SnTf-MCM-41 and SnTf-UVM-7 catalysts with unimodal and bimodal pore systems were prepared in a two-step synthesis in which the triflic acid (Tf) was incorporated to previously synthesized mesoporous tin-containing silicas. The Sn incorporation inside the pore walls was carried out through the Atrane method. The SnTf-UVM-7 cata...
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Silica-based rigid monoliths exhibiting a trimodal hierarchical pore system have been successfully prepared through coating of a ceramic foam (CF) with sub-micro-/nanometric mesoporous particles (as building blocks). We have selected a bimodal porous silica, denoted as UVM-7 (a nanometric version of the well-known MCM-41 materials), consisting of s...
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The use of triethanolamine containing complexes of Si and Mn as hydrolytic precursors allows the synthesis of doped mesoporous silicas in which the Mn content can be modulated up to reach a minimum value of the Si/Mn molar ratio of 3. This limit value corresponds to a Mn relative content significantly higher than those reported to date for similar...