Results For: Chemical

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  • Topology specific security holograms

    The most prominent high security holographic anti-counterfeiting techniques include dot-matrix holograms and electron beam defined holograms. Both techniques require laser illumination, and the image can be viewed with a screen, CCD, or directly by the human eye.

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  • Real-time chemical component analysis for monitoring and optimising process performance

    An innovative technique that enables continuous, real-time, in-situ component analysis and concentration measurements using proprietary software in combination with physical property sensors. This technique has applications in industrial carbon capture, gas desulphurisation, and gas sweetening proce...

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  • New prodrug strategy for targeted chemotherapies

    This new approach converts chemotherapy agents into prodrugs, significantly reducing systemic toxicity, and enabling local activation only at tumour sites where a specific catalyst, palladium, has been implanted.

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  • Identification of complex chemical mixtures using portable hand-held devices

    Implementation of a Raman spectral decomposition technique that allows effective identification of complex mixtures. The computationally and memory efficient software enables new functionality to be added to portable hand-held devices.

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  • Rapid detection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) & antibiotic sensitivity testing (AST)

    Antibiotics are often prescribed inappropriately leading to (1) patients remaining infected and failing to recover from bacterial infection, and (2) the spread of bacterial antibiotic resistance. Our laboratory prototype devices can provide accurate detection and quantification of bacterial suscepti...

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  • Metathesis of Cardanol

    Processing cashew nuts produces 300,000 tonnes of waste by-products p.a.; 85% of this waste is made up of Cardanol. Metathesis of cardanol with ethane (ethenolysis) converts cardanol it into 1-octene a major plasticiser for polyethylene, and into 3-nonylphenol, to replace 4-nonylphenol in detergent ...

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  • Improved, more efficient ethenolysis reactions with Grubbs type catalysts

    The metathesis of alkenes with ethene, ethenolysis, is one of the most important and difficult of all metathesis reactions. We have developed processes that allow improved and efficient ethenolysis reactions to occur using cheap, readily available off-patent catalysts.

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  • Thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) compounds

    We have developed a series of deep blue TADF emitters for OLEDS. The emitters contain both carbazole donors and oxadiazole acceptors to effectively form excitons by a charge trapping mechanism.

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  • New luminescent materials for lighting

    The best performing OLED devices are currently based on iridium and platinum emitters. Our new materials, based on luminescent ditopic Pd(0) complexes are the most emissive palladium complexes reported to date and with easily tuneable emmission energies provide a an ideal new family of OLEDs.

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  • Strategy for Enhancing the Performance of Vaccines

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have designed and synthesised a novel, multifunctional protease inhibitor that has the potential to significantly enhance the performance of vaccines through proteolytic modulation.

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