Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 ( 2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
A Review on Low-Cost Adsorbents for Cadmium Pollutant Removal from Industrial Effluents

Sangeeta Sahu; Madhurima Pandey; Shilpa Sharma

Volume 12, Issue 5 , May 2021, , Pages 1-8


  Cadmium is biopersistant. Significant concentration of cadmium is released in the environment by various industrial activities worldwide. Therefore, removal of cadmium from waste water is now receiving greater attention from researcher various techniques for cadmium metal removal from industrial effluents ...  Read More

A Review on Low-Cost Adsorbents for Cadmium Pollutant Removal from Industrial Effluents

Synthesis and Characterization of Humic Acid-coated Fe3O4 Nanoparticles for Methylene Blue Adsorption Activity

Geitu Yirga; H C Ananda Murthy; Eshetu Bekele

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, , Pages 715-723


  Humic acid modified magnetite nanoparticles (HA-Fe3O4 NPs) were synthesized by co-precipitation method by varying the precursor magnetite to HA ratio of 10:1 and 20:1. The synthesized NPs were characterized by FTIR, XRD, SEM-EDX and UV-Vis DR Techniques. The appearance of C=O vibration at 1390 cm -1 ...  Read More

Synthesis and Characterization of Humic Acid-coated Fe<sub>3</sub>O<sub>4</sub> Nanoparticles for Methylene Blue Adsorption Activity

Removal of brilliant green dye from waste water using zinc peroxide-charcoal composite

Sneha Chawla; Himani Uppal; Mohit Yadav; Dinesh Singh; Nahar Singh

Volume 8, Issue 10 , October 2017, , Pages 987-992


  The present work has been envisaged to develop an efficient process for adsorptive decontamination of Brilliant green (BG) dye from waste water at room temperature. In recent past, various natural as well as advanced materials and composites have been reported to remove dyes from water. But these materials ...  Read More

Ligand coordination effects on gallium nanocluster reactivity

David J. Henry

Volume 8, Issue 8 , August 2017, , Pages 862-865


  Stabilisation and modulation of nanocluster reactivity are key elements for the development of these materials as versatile and selective catalysts. This study presents a preliminary investigation of the interaction of ligands with a gallium nanocluster (Ga13). The amphoteric nature of Ga13 means that ...  Read More

Surface modified alumina compact: A potential material for decontamination of trivalent and hexavalent chromium and growth inhibitor of microbes from water

Himani Uppal; Nijhuma Kayal; Sneha Chawla; S. Swarupa Tripathy; Sonali Gupta; Rajni Singh; Bharti Sharma; Nahar Singh

Volume 8, Issue 5 , May 2017, , Pages 592-599


  A new hydrothermal approach has been investigated for synthesis of alumina which has been utilized for decontamination of trivalent and hexavalent chromium (Cr) as well as microbes from water. The heat treatment of aluminum nitrate and sucrose forms single phase g-alumina compact of 318 m 2 /g surface ...  Read More

Rapid Adsorption Of Malachite Green Dye Using Eco-friendly Fe (III) - Montmorillonite: Effective Clay Mineral For Dye Effluents Containing Wastewater

M. Vinuth; H. S. Bhojya Naik; M. M. Mahadev Swamy; B.M. Vinoda; R. Viswanath; H. Gururaj

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 49-57


  Herein we reported the malachite green dye removal by Fe(III)−Mt through adsorption process under ambient conditions. The amount of MG dye removal by Fe(III)–Montmorillonite(Fe(III)–Mt) was estimated from its optical density at lmax = 617 nm using UV-Vis spectrophotometer. The MG dye ...  Read More

Cassia Fistula Seed Gum-graft - Poly(acrylamide): An Efficient Adsorbent For Reactive Blue H5G Dye

Vandana Singh; Tulika Malviya; Sneha Joshi; Angela Singh; Devendra N. Tripathi

Volume 7, Issue 12 , December 2016, , Pages 986-995


  Poly(acrylamide) has been efficiently grafted onto Cassia fistula seed gum using ceric ammonium sulphate/sodium disulphite redox system. The conditions for obtaining optimum % grafting (208 %) and % efficiency (92 %) are: acrylamide = 0.16 M, ceric ammonium sulphate = 0.026 M, sodium disulphite = 0.050 ...  Read More

Half Metallic Transition In Silver-adsorbed Zigzag Graphene Nanoribbons

Pankaj Srivastava; Subhra Dhar; Neeraj K Jaiswal

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, , Pages 708-712


  We investigate Ag atom bonding to zigzag graphene ribbons and properties of these systems to increase the understanding of spin transport. Results concerning the total energies preferred binding sites, equilibrium distances, and electronic character for Ag adatoms on ZGNR are predicted in this study. ...  Read More

Synthesis, Characterization And Mercury (II)  removal Using Poly(vinylacetate) Grafted Guar Gum
Volume 7, Issue 7 , July 2016, , Pages 573-578


  Guar gum-graft-poly(vinylacetate) (GG-g-PVA) has been synthesized and evaluated for Hg(II) removal from synthetic Hg(II) solution. The optimum performance GG-g-PVA sample (G1) was synthesized using 0.25 g guar gum, 1.0 × 10 -2 M K2S2O8, 2.3 × 10-2 M ascorbic acid, 0.46 M vinyl acetate (VA), ...  Read More

Chromium (VI) Ions Adsorption Onto Barium Hexaferrite Magnetic Nano-adsorbent

Aida Mohammadi; Abolghasem Ataie; Saeed Sheibani

Volume 7, Issue 7 , July 2016, , Pages 579-586


  Barium hexaferrite (BaFe12O19) magnetic nano-powder was prepared by co-precipitation method. The effectiveness of different chemical synthesis variables such as solvent and mechanical milling on the adsorption efficiency of barium hexaferrite nano-particles to remove Cr (VI) ions from aqueous solutions ...  Read More

Investigation Of Single Wall Nanotube Gas Sensor Recovery Behavior In The Presence Of UV

Deepak Kumar; R. P. Tandon ;Partap K Chaudhury; Poornendu Chaturvedi; Abhilasha Chouksey

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, , Pages 262-266


  The recovery of single wall nanotube (SWNT) based gas sensors have been investigated in the presence of Ultraviolet (UV) light at ambient conditions by real time monitoring. The rate of recovery is same for low concentration upto 5 ppm, but decreases with increase in concentration of NO2. It is observed ...  Read More

Using Titanium Dioxide/carbon Nanotubes To Remove Humic Acids In Water

Y. P. Tsai; J. C. Yang; P. C. Chuang; C. C. Chou; J. W. Lin

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, , Pages 95-97


  This study used multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), TiO2 and their mixture (TiO2/CNT) to remove humic acids (HA) in water. The thermodynamic parameters with respect to the adsorption of MWCNTs, including free energy of adsorption (ΔG 0 ), enthalpy (ΔH 0 ), and entropy (ΔS 0 ) changes, ...  Read More

 Hg(II) Adsorption By Alginate-guar Gum Templated Titania Spheres: Kinetic And Isotherm Studies

Vandana Singh; Angela Singh; Devendra Singh; Jadveer Singh; Arvind K Pandey; Tulika Malviya

Volume 6, Issue 7 , July 2015, , Pages 664-669


  In present communication we report on the kinetic and isotherm studies on Hg(II) removal using our recently reported material, the millimeter sized hollow titania spheres (TSP). The mesoporous spheres with high surface area (11.75 m 2 /g) and bimodal pore size distribution were fabricated by a facile ...  Read More

Synthesis And Characterization Of Graphite Doped Chitosan Composite For Batch Adsorption Of Lead (II) Ions From Aqueous Solution

Asha H. Gedam; Rajendra S. Dongre; Amit K. Bansiwal

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 59-67


  The adsorption of poisonous lead (II) from aqueous solution using graphite doped chitosan composite as an adsorbent has been carried out. The characterizations of graphite doped chitosan composite were studied by using instrumental techniques like X-ray diffraction, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy ...  Read More

Surface Affinity Of Graphene For Health, Energy And Environmental Safety Applications

Jyoti Tyagi;Rita Kakkar

Volume 4, Issue 10 , October 2013, , Pages 721-736


  This review focuses on the applications of graphene, and the effects of doping and functionalization on its properties. Though known for several years, the potential applications of graphene in various fields have only been recently realized. Remarkable research is going on in the various application ...  Read More

Recent Advancements On Warfare Agents/metal Oxides Surface Chemistry And Their Simulation Study

Neha Sharma;Rita Kakkar

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, , Pages 508-521


  Chemical warfare agents (CWA) have been used in the World Wars and in terrorist attacks, and hence there is an urgent need to find means of their decontamination. Metal oxides offer a rapid means of their disposal, since they contain reactive Lewis acid and basic sites, on which adsorption of the CWA, ...  Read More

Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Spectroscopy For Trace Level Detection Of Chlorogenic Acid

Nandita Maiti; ;Tulsi Mukherjee; Sudhir Kapoor; and Tulsi Mukherjee

Volume 4, Issue 6 , June 2013, , Pages 502-506


  Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) spectroscopy is one of the most sensitive tools for the detection of molecules adsorbed on nanometer-sized roughened metal surfaces. Additionally, SERS combines high sensitivity with the observation of vibrational spectra of the adsorbate, giving complete information ...  Read More

Sorption Of Divalent Metal Ions From Aqueous Solution By Oxidized carbon Nanotubes And Nanocages: A Review

Saksham Srivastava

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 2-8


  This is a scientific review defining the technical feasibility of surface oxidized carbon nanotubes (CNTs) for sorption of divalent metal ions (Cd 2+ , Cu 2+ , Ni 2+ , Pb 2+ , Zn 2+ ) from aqueous solution. By conducting the detailed literature review it was found that the adsorption capacities of CNTs ...  Read More

Formation process of two-dimensional crystalline film of vacuum-evaporated n-alkane: a molecular dynamics simulation

Hong-zhen Li; Zhao-xiang Wang; Dong-hua Jing; Xiang-he Kong; Ke-zhu Yan

Volume 2, Issue 5 , November 2011, , Pages 345-348


  The formation of two-dimensional crystalline film of n-pentadecane (C15H32) on a flat substrate with attractive forces similar to that of the metals or graphite substrate is investigated with molecular dynamics simulation. By controlling the deposition rate of the molecules, we observed the behavior ...  Read More

Adsorption of cobalt(II) from aqueous solution onto hydroxyapatite/zeolite composite

Neha Gupta; Atul K. Kushwaha;M.C. Chattopadhyaya

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2011, , Pages 309-312


  The Hydroxyapatite/Zeolite (HApZ) composite were synthesized by precipitation method and used as an adsorbent for the removal of cobalt ions from the aqueous solution. The materials were characterized by scanning electron microscope (SEM) and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. It has been ...  Read More

ERRATUM To "Microwave Assisted Synthesis Of Chitosan-graft-styrene For Effecient Cr(VI) removal": [Adv. Mat. Lett. 2010, 1(1) 59-66]

Ajit Kumar Sharma;Ajay Kumar Mishra

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, , Pages 170-177


  In this study, we have synthesized chitosan-grafted-styrene (Ch-g-sty) without any radical initiator or catalyst using microwave (MW) irradiation. Ch-g-sty was synthesized with 187% grafting using 80 % MW power in 40 second at (styrene) 0.13 M, (Chitosan) 0.1 g/25 mL. On the other hand, under similar ...  Read More

Microwave Assisted Synthesis Of Chitosan-graft-styrene For Efficient Cr(VI) Removal

Ajit Kumar Sharma;Ajay Kumar Mishra

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2010, , Pages 59-66


  In this study, we have synthesized chitosan-grafted-styrene (Ch-g-sty) without any radical initiator or catalyst using microwave (MW) irradiation. Ch-g-sty was synthesized with 187% grafting using 80 % MW power in 40 second at (styrene) 0.13 M, (Chitosan) 0.1 g/25 mL. On the other hand, under similar ...  Read More