Chemistry and Nanotechnology(22)

  • Electrospining of Epoxy Fibers for Filters and Composites (No. T4-2224)

    Electrospinning is a common technique for producing ultrafine polymer fibers (of a few microns). However, it is almost exclusively used for thermoplastic polymers. ... Read more
    Prof Daniel Wagner

    Daniel Wagner

    Faculty of Chemistry

    18143
  • Radiation Curing Enhancement by Semiconducting Nanoparticles (No. T4-2215)

    The curing of polymers by UV light is of great technological importance in, for example, dentistry, advanced manufacturing (3D printing), and various applications such as manufacturing of optical media, biotechnology, and more. ... Read more
    Emeritus Tenne Reshef

    Tenne Reshef

    Faculty of Chemistry

    17678
  • Green Synthesis of Biocompatible Porous Nanostructured Silica (No. T4-2201)

    Nanostructured silica is a promising material with remarkable properties, such as high porosity, biocompatibility, and stability. The combination of these properties makes nanostructured silica highly applicable for catalysis, drug delivery, bioimaging, biosensing, energy storage, etc. ... Read more
    Prof Assaf Gal

    Assaf Gal

    Faculty of Biochemistry

    18137
  • Biodegradable "Fiberglass" for Packing Industry (No. T4-2137)

    Conventional plastics are materials with attractive properties but with low recyclability. They also persist in the environment. Furthermore, the plastic waste decomposes into microplastic, which pollutes the soil, the sea, and the air. Therefore new regulations restrict its use. ... Read more
    Full Professor Boris Rybtchinski

    Boris Rybtchinski

    Faculty of Chemistry

    14756
  • Reversible Operation of Molecular Switches on Solid Surfaces (No. T4-1927)

    Molecular photoswitches are light-responsive molecules with potential applications in a broad range of systems with on-demand functionalities. ... Read more
    Associate Professor Rafal Klajn

    Rafal Klajn

    Faculty of Chemistry

    5749
  • Extraction of Gold from Electronic Waste and Ores (No. T4-1910)

    A method for selective extraction of gold has been developed at the Weizmann Institute. ... Read more
    Full Professor Igor Lubomirsky

    Igor Lubomirsky

    Faculty of Chemistry

    5743
  • Photovoltaic Devices Based on Guided Nanowire Arrays (No. T4-1906)

    Nanowires are being produced and integrated into various systems today, including solar cells, nano-sensors, nano-electrodes, transparent touch-screen coatings, and LED replacements. ... Read more
    Full Professor Ernesto Joselevich

    Ernesto Joselevich

    Faculty of Chemistry

    5740
  • Iron Catalyzed Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP) (No. T4-1905)

    The olefin metathesis reaction is among the most important catalytic carbon-carbon double bond formation reactions. The most widely used catalysts for this reaction are Mo- and Ru- carbene complexes which are expensive and toxic 1. ... Read more

    Satoshi Takebayashi

    Chemistry

    6199
  • Iron Catalyzed Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP) (No. T4-1905)

    The olefin metathesis reaction is among the most important catalytic carbon-carbon double bond formation reactions. The most widely used catalysts for this reaction are Mo- and Ru- carbene complexes which are expensive and toxic 1. ... Read more
    Extension Service David Milstein

    David Milstein

    Faculty of Chemistry

    6199
  • Inorganic Nanotubes/Polymer Composites for 3D Printing (No. T4-1900)

    Biocompatible polymers commonly used in the orthopedic and cosmetic prosthetics, cardiovascular and dental implants and food packaging industries often suffer from poor mechanical properties and thermal stability, limited dimensionality and short shelf-life as compared to their metal comparators. ... Read more
    Emeritus Tenne Reshef

    Tenne Reshef

    Faculty of Chemistry

    5737

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