Effect of Monomer Composition on the Performance of Polymer‐Stabilized Liquid Crystals with Two‐Step Photopolymerization

2019 / Journal of Polmyer Science Part B Polymer Physics

Polymer‐stabilized cholesteric liquid crystal (PSCLC) films with broadband reflection based on two‐step photopolymerization are fabricated. Owing to the helical twisting …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Synthesis and chemical properties of conjugated polymers with bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide and bis(nonafluorobutanesulfonyl)imide anions

2019 / European Polymer Journal

The reaction of N-(2,4-dinitrophenyl)pyridinium chloride (salt(Cl−)) with lithium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide (TFSI−LI+) and lithium bis(nonafluorobutanesulfonyl)imide (NFSI−LI+) resulted in the anion exchange between Cl− and …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Enhancement of the Photofunction of Phosphorescent Pt(II) Cyclometalated Complexes Driven by Substituents: Solid-State Luminescence and Circularly Polarized Luminescence

2019 / Journal of Organic Chemistry

Ligand functionalization is an attractive strategy for enhancing the performance of metal-based phosphorescent emitters. Here, we report the synthesis and …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Dual role of a pyrene derivative as a hole transport material and an emitter in blue fluorescent organic light-emitting diodes

2019 / Dyes and Pigments

A pyrene derivative, N1,N6-di([1,1′-biphenyl]-4-yl)-N1,N6-bis(9,9-dimethyl-9H-fluoren-2-yl)pyrene-1,6-diamine(PyFB), was investigated as a dual function organic material working as a hole transport material and a …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Calcium Iron Layered Double Hydroxide/Poly(vinyl chloride) Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization and Cd2+ Removal Behavior

2019 / Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials

Poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) and other thermoplastics have received more attention in the last decades due to their high fire resistance, …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Binding and photodynamic action of the cationic zinc phthalocyanines with different types of DNA toward understanding of their cancer therapy activity

2019 / Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry

Two cationic zinc phthalocyanines have been tested for their interactions with several DNA secondary structures. Despite different aggregation properties, both …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Insight into the interaction of benzothiazole tethered triazole analogues with human serum albumin: Spectroscopy and molecular docking approaches

2019 / Luminescence

The interaction of four benzothiazole tethered triazole analogues (MS43, MS70, MS71, and MS78) with human serum albumin (HSA) was investigated …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Concept of Stagnant Capillarity Water in the Nanoporous [email protected](Zn,Ni)(O,S) Nanocomposite Photocatalyst as a Strategy to Improve Hydrogen Evolution

2019 / ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

(Zn,Ni)(O,S) nanoparticles were uniformly deposited on nanoporous SiO2spheres to form [email protected](Zn,Ni)(O,S) nanocomposites (NCs). To obtain optimum deposition of (Zn,Ni)(O,S) on …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

UV-C light inactivation of single and composite microbial populations in tangerine-orange juice blend. Evaluation of some physicochemical parameters

2019 / Food Bioproducts Processing

This study was aimed at investigating the response of single Saccharomyces cerevisiae KE162 or composited with three cocktails in a turbid orange-tangerine …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Anticancer altretamine recognition by bovine serum albumin and its role as inhibitor of fibril formation: Biophysical insights

2019 / International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Binding of anticancer drug altretamine with bovine serum albumin (BSA) and its inhibitory effect on fibrillation of the protein has …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD