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Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology
Synthesis, Characterization and Studies of Nanosized BaSnO3 and Its Poly (vinylalcohol) Nanocomposite Film

Arunkumar M Lahgashetty; Jayasurya K H; Swathi M; Netravati G; Leelanagalaxmi H; Chitralekha Alur; Sangappa K Ganiger

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 2302-1720


  Synthesis of nanosized materials integrates the materials synthetic technology. Nanosized bimetallic oxides constitute class materials in concerned with its applications. The present work reports the synthesis of barium stannate (BaSnO3)nanopowder by self-propagating combustion reaction using polyvinyl ...  Read More

Synthesis, Characterization and Studies of Nanosized BaSnO3 and Its Poly (vinylalcohol) Nanocomposite Film

Chitin nanofibrils in renewable materials for packaging and personal care applications

Maria-Beatrice Coltelli; Vito Gigante; Luca Panariello; Laura Aliotta; Pierfrancesco Morganti; Serena Danti; Patrizia Cinelli; Andrea Lazzeri

Volume 10, Issue 6 , June 2019, , Pages 425-430


  Chitin nano-fibrils, obtained by waste sea food (for example exoskeletons of crustaceous), are available as water diluted nano-suspensions. Hence, their dispersion at the nanoscale in a molten polyester matrix is considered an issue, because diluted liquids cannot be usually added easily in most common ...  Read More

Chitin nanofibrils in renewable materials for packaging and personal care applications

Advances in corrosion inhibition materials and technologies: A review

Kandasamy G Moodley

Volume 10, Issue 4 , April 2019, , Pages 231-247


  In view of the fact that corrosion costs large sums of money and touches countless facets of human activities, every possible effort needs to be made to find ways to stop it from starting. In this regard inhibition of corrosion has become a thriving commercial activity, worldwide. Much research has been ...  Read More

Advances in corrosion inhibition materials and technologies: A review

Synthesis of WO3@graphene composite for fructose degradation

Zhenya Jiang; Yao Wang; Lifeng Yan

Volume 8, Issue 12 , December 2017, , Pages 1184-1187


  WO3@Graphene (WO3@GR) nanocomposite has been synthesized by using a simple sonochemical method, and the phosphotungstic acid was used as the source of the WO3 nanoparticles. The new catalyst was analyzed by means of FT-IR, XRD, TEM, and SEM-EDX. FT-IR spectrum of the new material reveals that sulfonic ...  Read More

Spectroscopic investigation of charge and energy transfer in P3HT/GO nanocomposite for solar cell applications

Fokotsa V. Molefe; Mohammed Khenfouch; Mokhotjwa S. Dhlamini; Bakang M. Mothudi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , March 2017, , Pages 246-250


  As the world demand for energy continue to increase, it is vital to improve renewable energy technologies that will replace conventional fossil fuels. Carbonaceous graphene oxide (GO) is a promising nanomaterial, easy to prepare and scale up to commensurate with industrial requirements. The nanocomposite ...  Read More

Lanthanum doped–TiO2 decorated on graphene oxide nanocomposite: A photocatalyst for enhanced degradation of acid blue 40 under simulated solar light 

Samuel O.B. Oppong; William W. Anku; Sudheesh K. Shukla; Poomani P. Govender

Volume 8, Issue 3 , March 2017, , Pages 295-302


  La-TiO2-GO nanocomposites were successfully synthesised via sol-gel method. Structures, morphologies and photocatalytic activities of the as-synthesized nanocomposites were determined using X-ray diffraction (XRD), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Raman spectroscopy (RS) and scanning electron ...  Read More

Synergetic enhanced day-light driven photocatalytic reduction of heavy metal Cr(VI) by graphene supported ZnO nanocubes

P. V. Ramana; A. Viswadevarayulu; K. Kumar; S. Adinarayana Reddy

Volume 8, Issue 3 , March 2017, , Pages 303-308


  The potential of a novel photocatalyst graphene-ZnO (G-ZnO) obtained from graphene oxide and zinc acetate dihydrate was investigated for the reduction of heavy metal Cr(VI) ions from water. In which ZnO nanocubic crystals were finely doped on the graphene sheets, was well done by facile wet chemical/reflux ...  Read More

Sintering And Characterization Of A Hydroxya-patite Matrix And Hydroxyapatite Matrix Nano-composites

Nelson H. A. Camargo; Eliakim E. G. de Borba; Priscila F. Franczak; Enori Gemelli

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 19-23


  Microporous calcium phosphate biomaterials are known for their physical and biological applications. Among the best known are the stoichiometric hydroxyapatite (HA) and tricalcium phosphate (TCP). This is because these biomaterials exhibit chemical and crystallographic compositions which are similar ...  Read More

Adsorption Of Mercury From Aqueous Solution Using Gum Acacia-silica Composite: Kinetics, Isotherms And Thermodynamics Studies

Somit Kumar Singh; Ananda Murthy H. C; Vandana Singh

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, , Pages 673-678


  In the present investigation, the remediation of mercury by using the gum acacia-silica composite as an adsorbent has been studied. Experiments revealed optimum parameters which were found to be pH 6, contact time 2 hours, Hg(II) concentration of 100 ppm, reflux temperature 30 0 C and adsorbent dosage ...  Read More

Influence Of Conducting Polymer On Mechanical, Thermal And Shape Memory Properties Of Polyurethane/polythiophene Blends And Nanocomposite

Rabia Sattar; Ayesha Kausar; Muhammad Siddiq

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, , Pages 282-288


  Polyurethane/polythiophene (PU/PTh) blends and nanocomposites were prepared by solution mixing and in situ polymerization, respectively and were investigated for mechanical, thermal, electrical and shape memory properties. Formation of blends and composites was supported by FTIR analysis. Surface morphology ...  Read More

A Facile Strategy To Elute Amoxicillin In A Controlled Way From Hydroxyapatite-gelatin Composite

K. Sangeetha; Y. Yokogawa; E.K. Girija

Volume 6, Issue 12 , December 2015, , Pages 1031-1036


  In recent decades bone infection is one of the most challenging issues encountered in biomedical field and local antibiotic delivery is a key strategy to overcome this issue. Hence developing bioactive materials in combination with antibiotics is much focused recently for bone substitutes. Here we report ...  Read More

Formulation Of SnO2/graphene Nanocomposite Modified Electrode For Synergitic Electrochemcial Detection Of Dopamine

R. Sriramprabha; M. Divagar; D. Mangalaraj; N. Ponpandian; C. Viswanathan

Volume 6, Issue 11 , November 2015, , Pages 973-977


  Pristine SnO2 and SnO2/Graphene (SnO2/GN) nanocomposites were prepared via facile hydrothermal method with amended electro catalytic activity towards Dopamine (DA) sensing. X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) pattern revealed the formation of tetragonal crystal system of SnO2 that was retained in both pure metal ...  Read More

Effect Of Nickel Ferrite On Bismuth Ferrite To Generate Nanocomposite In Relation To Structure, Characterization, Magnetic Properties And Band Gap Evaluation

Soumya Mukherjee; Manoj Kumar Mitra

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, , Pages 902-906


  Multiferroic materials are new class of multi-functional materials which possess both ferro-electric and magnetic properties. This type of material has wide range of applications like semi-conducting to sensors applications.  Nanocomposite of equimolar perovskite-spinel is synthesized by chemical ...  Read More

Fabrication And Characterization Of SWCNT- Reinforced Polyester Nanocomposites Using Tensile Test And Nanoindentation Techniques

Minh-Tai Le;Shyh-Chour Huang

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, , Pages 711-716


  The main objective of this work is to conduct a manufacturing experiment on a single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT)/polyester nanocomposite for characterization of its mechanical properties using a tensile test and nanoindentation techniques. Experimental specimens were made under identical conditions ...  Read More

Cadmium (II) Removal From Aqueous Solution Using Guar Gum-silica Nanocomposite

Vandana Singh; Somit Kumar Singh

Volume 6, Issue 7 , July 2015, , Pages 607-615


  In present communication we report on Cd(II) adsorption using our recently reported material, the guar gum-silica nanocomposite. The equilibrium, thermodynamics and kinetics of Cd(II) adsorption onto composite from aqueous solution were investigated. Optimum experimental parameters were determined to ...  Read More

Zinc Oxide-urea Formaldehyde Nanocomposite Film As Low-cost Adsorbent For Removal Of Cu(II) From Aqueous Solution

Neeta Pandey; S.K. Shukla; N.B. Singh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , February 2015, , Pages 172-178


  Copper is widely used in different industries and found its significant loss during the manufacturing and processing. The lost Cu is discharged in the effluent, thus adsorption of heavy metals is an important technology for treatment of wastewater containing different types of selected heavy metals. ...  Read More

Stabilization Of FeCo Alloy Phase In FeCo-SiO2 nanocomposites

Hardeep Kumar; L. Olivi;G. Aquilanti; S. Ghosh; P. Srivastava; D. Kabiraj; D. K. Avasthi

Volume 4, Issue 6 , June 2013, , Pages 390-397


  A series of FeCo-SiO2 granular films of different FeCo atomic concentration (33-54%) have been prepared by fast atom beam sputtering technique and post-annealed in inert (Ar) and reducing (H2) gas environments. Fe and Co K-edge XANES analysis of as-deposited films indicate that both Fe and Co are present ...  Read More

Microstructure And Photo-catalytic Dye Degradation Of Silver- Silica Nano Composites Synthesised By Sol-gel Method

Surender Duhan; B.S. Dehiya;Vijay Tomer

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, , Pages 317-322


  Sol–gel chemistry has recently attracted a large attention with a view of preparation of silver-silica nano-composites for photo-catalytic applications. This method of synthesis allows glassy materials to be prepared at a much lower temperature than the traditional melt-glass techniques. Moreover, ...  Read More

Synthesis, Structural And Optical Properties Of TiO2-ZrO2 nanocomposite By Hydrothermal Method 

Laxmi J. Tomar; B.S. Chakrabarty

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 64-67


  A series of TiO2-ZrO2 mixed oxide samples with various ZrO2-TiO2 content (10, 30, 40, 60, 70 and 90 mol %) were prepared by hydrothermal method. These nanocomposites were characterized by XRD, SEM, UV-vis spectroscopy and Photoluminescence spectroscopy. XRD data identified Anatase and Rutile phases in ...  Read More

Neodymia-silica Nanocomposites: Sythesis and Structural Properties

Saruchi Surbhi; Praveen Aghamkar; Sushil Kumar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 78-81


  Nanomaterials and nanostructures have received steadily growing interests as a result of their peculiar and fascinating properties and applications. Neodymia-silica nanocomposites were prepared by sol-gel route followed by calcination. The samples were prepared with different concentration of dopant ...  Read More