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Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
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Composite Materials
Preparation of (C/Ag) Nanocomposites Induced by High Excimer Laser

Klaudia Hurtukova; Nikola Slepičková Kasálková; Dominik Fajstavr; Anna Kutová; Petr Slepička

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2022.041707

Abstract
  In this study, we prepared hybrid materials with C and Ag layers on the surface of polydimethylsiloxane polymer (PDMS). The prepared samples were subjected to thermal treatment and modification with high energy KrF excimer laser in single shot mode. The change in the surface morphology of the samples ...  Read More

Preparation of (C/Ag) Nanocomposites Induced by High Excimer Laser


Polycaprolactone/organoclay biodegradable nanocomposites: dissimilar tendencies of different clay modifiers

Romina P. Ollier; Matias R. Lanfranconi; Vera A. Alvarez; Leandro N. Ludue

Volume 9, Issue 11 , November 2018, , Pages 796-804

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.1828

Abstract
  In this work, biodegradable nanocomposites based on polycaprolactone (PCL) reinforced with 2.5, 5.0 and 7.5 wt.% of two different clays, a commercial organo-clay (Cloisite 20A, C20A) and a laboratory modified bentonite with tributylhexadecyl phosphonium bromide (bTBHP), were prepared by melt intercalation ...  Read More

Polycaprolactone/organoclay biodegradable nanocomposites: dissimilar tendencies of different clay modifiers


Metal matrix nano composites using graphene nano platelets indented on copper particles in aluminium matrix

Rachit Ranjan; Nirmal Kumar Singh; Anand Prakash Jaiswal; Vivek Bajpai

Volume 9, Issue 9 , September 2018, , Pages 652-655

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2078

Abstract
  Aluminium matrix composite was prepared by using an innovative approach of using graphene indent on copper particles as inforcement material. The reinforcement was mixed and ball milled for 30 and 60 min respectively to get proper sight of copper fracture where graphene (GNP) can be embedded. The reinforcement ...  Read More

Metal matrix nano composites using graphene nano platelets indented on copper particles in aluminium matrix


Polypyrrole/MnO2 nanocomposites as potential electrodes for supercapacitor

Ritu P. Mahore; Devendra K. Burghate; Subhash B. Kondawar; Ashish P.Mahajan; Deoram V. Nandanwar

Volume 9, Issue 8 , August 2018, , Pages 538-543

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.1573

Abstract
  Due to the ever growing demand of energy for various applications attention of researchers is aroused by Supercapacitors due to its superior power, energy density and cyclic life. Electrode material mainly determines the performance of Supercapacitors. Conducting polymers, metal oxides and carbon based ...  Read More

Polypyrrole/MnO2 nanocomposites as potential electrodes for supercapacitor


Non-isothermal crystallization of PCL/CLAY nanocomposites

Matias R. Lanfranconi; Vera A. Alvarez;Leandro N. Ludue

Volume 9, Issue 8 , August 2018, , Pages 559-566

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.1976

Abstract
  In this work, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) was used to study the crystallization behavior of nanocomposites based on polycaprolactone (PCL) reinforced with organo-montmorillonite (C20A) and organo-bentonite (B-THBP) under non-isothermal conditions. The effect of clay content (0.0, 2.5, 5.0 ...  Read More

Non-isothermal crystallization of PCL/CLAY nanocomposites


Effect of graphite nanosheets on electrical, electromagnetic, mechanical and morphological characteristics of PHBV/GNS nanocomposites  

Larissa S. Montagna; Thaís L. do A. Montanheiro; Maurício R. Baldan; Ana Paula S. Oliveira; Marcelo A. de Farias; Marcele A. Hocevar; Luiza C. Folgueras; Fábio R. Passador; Ana Paula Lemes; Mirabel C. Rezende

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, , Pages 499-504

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2044

Abstract
  Bionanocomposites with properties similar to those of conventional polymers derived from petroleum have shown scientific and industrial interest. The current research discuss the effect of graphite nanosheets (GNS) addition on electrical, electromagnetic, and mechanical properties and also on morphological ...  Read More

Effect of graphite nanosheets on electrical, electromagnetic, mechanical and morphological characteristics of PHBV/GNS nanocomposites  


Carvedilol drug-organo montmorillonite nanocomposites: Preparation, characterization and drug release studies

V. M. Santhini; S.P.Suriyaraj;H. Bava Bakrudeen; M. Sugunalakshmi; S.P.Suriyaraj and H. Bava Bakrudeen

Volume 9, Issue 4 , April 2018, , Pages 258-265

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.1881

Abstract
  In this study the Carvedilol drug-organo modified montmorillonite (CV/OMMT) nanocomposites were prepared using different organo modified MMT (Nanomer 1.31PS, Nanomer 1.34TCN, Nanomer 1.44P) through solution intercalation method. The degree of intercalation, microstructure and morphology of the nanocomposites ...  Read More

Carvedilol drug-organo montmorillonite nanocomposites: Preparation, characterization and drug release studies


Templated synthesis of mesoscopic titania and its application in the solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells 

Yashwant Pandit; G. T. Harini; Deepa Landage; Chetan J. Bhongale

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2018, , Pages 148-152

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.6911

Abstract
  The formation of mesoscopic titania is done by templated mechanism in which the films are prepared by co-assembly of titania precursor species and complexing agent acetyl acetone (acac) and an amphiphilic structure-directing agent, Pluronic F127 (a triblock copolymer). Thinner films of titania having ...  Read More

Templated synthesis of mesoscopic titania and its application in the solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells 


Graphene-metal oxide nanocomposites for supercapacitors: A perspective review

Vardhaman V. Khedekar; Shaikh Mohammed Zaeem; Santanu Das

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 2-19

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.1932

Abstract
  Graphene-Metal oxide nanocomposites have been extensively investigated due to their potential applications in the fields of energy devices, including, solar cells, fuel cells, batteries, sensors, electro-catalysis, and photo-catalysis. Among them, several researches have been performed on supercapacitors, ...  Read More

Graphene-metal oxide nanocomposites for supercapacitors: A perspective review


Three-dimensional nanocomposites of graphene/carbon nanotube matrix-embedded Si nanoparticles for superior lithium ion batteries

Dafang He; Lixian Li; Fengjuan Bai; Chenyang Zha; Liming Shen; Harold H. Kung; Ningzhong Bao

Volume 8, Issue 3 , March 2017, , Pages 206-211

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2017.7038

Abstract
  A unique hierarchically nanostructured composite of Si nanoparticles (Si NPs) embedded in a three-dimensional (3D) carbon nanotube (CNT)/graphene sheet (GS) matrix (Si@CNT/GS) is fabricated by freeze-drying and thermal reduction. In this novel nanostructured composite, since the intertwined elastic CNTs ...  Read More

Catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol by  gamma radiation assisted synthesized Au-rGO nanocomposite 

K. Hareesh; R. P. Joshi; V. N. Bhoraskar; S. D. Dhole

Volume 8, Issue 3 , March 2017, , Pages 251-255

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2017.6556

Abstract
  Gold-reduced graphene oxide (AG) nanocomposites were synthesized by one-step gamma radiation assisted method. UV-Visible spectroscopic results showed the disappearance of 230 nm peak and appearance of a peak around 269 nm in AG nanocomposite confirming the reduction of GO, and also a peak around 534 ...  Read More

Supercritical CO2 aided polyindole-graphene nanocomposites for high power density electrode

Harish Mudila; Sweta Rana; Mohammad G. H. Zaidi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , March 2017, , Pages 269-275

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2017.7018

Abstract
  A series of Polyindole/Graphene nanocomposites (PGNCs) as electrochemical energy storage materials were fabricated at varying concentration (%, w/w) of graphene raging 3.0–9.0 in Polyindole (PIN) matrix in Supercritical CO2. The electrochemical behavior of PGNC prepared at different proportion ...  Read More

The effect of graphene layers on the growth of vanadium oxide nanostructures: Structural, morphological and optical investigations and mechanisms revelation

Issam Derkaoui; Mohammed Khenfouch; Ibrahim Elmokri; Bakang M. Mothudi; Mokhotjwa S. Dhlamini; Sabata J. Moloi. Anouar Jorio; Izeddine Zorkani; Malik Maaza

Volume 8, Issue 3 , March 2017, , Pages 276-282

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2017.1440

Abstract
  Most recently, Vanadium oxide nanoparticles/reduced Graphene oxide (VO-NPs/rGO) nanocomposite have attracted extensive attention due to their potential applications in energy-related areas. Hence, understanding the interactions on behalf the effect of graphene layers on the modification of VO-NPs properties ...  Read More

Chemically Synthesized Ag/PPy-PVA Polymer Nanocomposite Films As Potential EMI Shielding Material In X-band

Jyoti Srivastava; Pawan Kumar Khanna; Priyesh V More; Neha Singh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 42-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2017.6486

Abstract
  Silver/Polypyrrole/Polyvinylalcohol polymer nanocomposite films were prepared by in-situ polymerization of pyrrole with variable loading of silver nanoparticles from 0.5-10%.  The conducting films prepared from the nanocomposite solution were flexible, light weight, thermally stable and showed high ...  Read More

Preparation And Characterization Of Poly (vinylalcohol) / Bentonite Hydrogels For Potential Wound Dressings

Jimena S. Gonzalez; Alejandra Ponce; Vera A. Alvarez

Volume 7, Issue 12 , December 2016, , Pages 979-985

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2016.6888

Abstract
  During the last decade researchers have been working to find effective wound dressing materials. The materials have to be designed to hold moisture in the surface of the wound, providing the ideal environment for cleaning the wound, absorbing the exudates, eliminating the odour and promoting the healing ...  Read More

Transport Properties Of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Based Conducting Polythiophene/ Polyaniline Nanocomposites 

Milind D. Deshpande; Subhash B. Kondawar

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, , Pages 844-850

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2016.6193

Abstract
  In this paper, we report the influence of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on transport properties of conducting polymers polythiophene (PTH) and polyaniline (PANI). Nanocomposites based on multi-walled carbon nanotubes were synthesized by in-situ oxidative polymerization of thiophene/aniline ...  Read More

Chunk Shaped ZnO/Co3O4 Nanocomposites For Ethanol Sensor

C. Stella; N. Soundararajan; K. Ramachandran

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, , Pages 652-658

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2016.6297

Abstract
  Chunk shaped ZnO/Co3O4 nanocomposites for different concentrations of 90:10 (Z9C1), 70:30 (Z7C3), and 50:50 (Z5C5) were successfully synthesized by co-precipitation method. The structure, morphology, and elemental composition of the prepared samples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning ...  Read More

Percolation Phenomena In Polymer Nanocomposites

Moises Oviedo Mendoza; Edna M. Valenzuela-Acosta; Evgen Prokhorov; Gabriel Luna-Barcenas; Siva Kumar-Krishnan

Volume 7, Issue 5 , May 2016, , Pages 353-359

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2016.6091

Abstract
  In this work, we report the relationship between the electrical conductivity and nanoparticle effective surface area with functional properties of polymer-metal and polymer-clay nanocomposites. Conductivity of the nanocomposite strongly depends upon metal/clay nanoparticle size and concentration that ...  Read More

Synthesis And Characterization Of Semi-interpenetrating Polymer Network Based On Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes

A. Jayakumar; N. Malarvizhi; B. Rajeswari; A. Murali; Debasis Samanta; P. Saravanan; C. Muralidharan; Sellamuthu N. Jaisankar

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, , Pages 790-794

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5895

Abstract
  Semi-interpenetrating polymer networks (semi-IPNs) based polyurethane (PU), polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and functionalized single–walled carbon nanotubes (f-SWCNTs), films were prepared using sequential polymerization technique. Carboxyl functionalized SWCNTs in semi-IPNs matrixes were confirmed by ...  Read More

Structural And Electrical Properties Of Self-standing Polyaniline Films Modified With Gold Nanoparticles 

Sonika Thakur; Anupinder Singh; Lakhwant Singh

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, , Pages 840-846

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5917

Abstract
  Self-standing polyaniline (Pani) films modified with gold nanoparticles (Au NP’s), where Au NP’s are added in different successive weight percents, have been synthesized by conventional chemical polymerization technique. An in-depth investigation of the structural and electrical characteristics ...  Read More

Tuning Of Optical Properties Of Glass By Embedding Silver Nanoparticles

Annu Sharma; Jyoti Rozra; Isha Saini

Volume 6, Issue 5 , May 2015, , Pages 383-390

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5649

Abstract
  In the present work, effects of annealing temperature on structural and optical properties of silver-glass nanocomposites synthesized by the combined use of ion-exchange and subsequent thermal annealing in air have been investigated using Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), UV–Visible absorption ...  Read More

Nanocrystalline Nickel Ferrite Reinforced Conducting Polyaniline Nanocomposites

Subhash B. Kondawar; Arti I. Nandapure; Bharti I. Nandapure

Volume 5, Issue 6 , June 2014, , Pages 339-344

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2014.amwc.1035

Abstract
  Nanocrystalline nickel ferrite (NiFe2O4) powder of crystallite size ~20 nm was synthesized by refluxing method. Electrically conductive polyaniline-nickel ferrite (PANI/NiFe2O4) nanocomposites have been synthesized by an in-situ polymerization of aniline monomer in the presence of as-prepared NiFe2O4 ...  Read More

Preparation of ZnS-graphene Nanocomposite and its Photocatalytic Behavior for Dye Degradation

B. N. Patil; S. A. Acharya

Volume 5, Issue 3 , March 2014, , Pages 113-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2013.fdm.16

Abstract
  In the present work, ZnS-Gaphene (ZnS-GNS) composite was prepared by microwave irradiation method. The prepared samples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), to confirm the formation of GNS by reducing Graphite as well as ZnS-GNS nanocomposite. Raman spectroscopy identified D and G photon vibration ...  Read More

Thermally Reduced Graphene oxide/thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites As Photomechanical Actuators 

M. N. Muralidharan;Seema Ansari

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, , Pages 927-932

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2013.5474

Abstract
  Optically triggered actuators offer unique advantages like wireless actuation and remote control when comared to other type of actuators. They are extremely useful where stimulus other than electricity or heat is preferred. Thermally reduced graphene oxide (TRGO)/thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) composite ...  Read More

Spectroscopic And Morphological Analysis Of Graphene Vinylester Nanocomposites

Anupama Chaturvedi; Ashutosh Tiwari; Atul Tiwari

Volume 4, Issue 9 , September 2013, , Pages 656-661

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2013.4469

Abstract
  This communication describes the development of graphene and graphene reinforced polyvinylester nanocomposites. Low concentration of graphene was incorporated in the polymer matrix with the help of two different solvents. The role of solvent in the nanocomposite was studied. The FTIR spectroscopy and ...  Read More