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)
Green Synthesis of ZnO and Ag-ZnO Nanoparticles using Macrotyloma Uniflorum: Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity

Raghavendra K. Sali; Malatesh S. Pujar; Shivaprasadagouda Patil; Ashok H. Sidarai

Volume 12, Issue 7 , July 2021, , Pages 1-7


  In this work, using Macrotyloma Uniflorum leaves an affordable and eco-friendly, ZnO and Ag-ZnO metal oxide nanoparticles were reported. Ensuing ZnO and Ag-ZnO nanoparticles were characterized by UV–visible spectroscopy, FT-IR Spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, Scanning Electron Microscopy with Energy ...  Read More

Polymeric Energy Materials: Development and Challenges

Sugam Shivhare; Praveen Kumar Loharkar; Supriya Vyas; Malvika Sharma; Vivekanand S. Bagal

Volume 11, Issue 11 , November 2020, , Pages 1-6


  The discovery of conjugated, conducting polymers (CPs) polyacetylene (PA) in 1977 opened up a new frontier in the field of polymer science for both academia and industries. CPs possess characteristics such as excellent tunability, ease of synthesis, eco-friendliness, processability etc. These features ...  Read More

Polymeric Energy Materials: Development and Challenges

Morphology/tensile Performance Relationship for LLDPE/PP Double Gated Injected Blends

Caren Rosales; Diego Brendstrup; Celina Bernal; Valeria Pettarin

Volume 11, Issue 2 , February 2020, , Pages 22-27


  Due to the large volume consumption of plastics, the treatment of the resulting solid waste is becoming a major concern. Polyethylene and polypropylene are two of the most abundant polymers in waste. Recycling them as a blend is an attractive way to reduce the impact of plastic wastes. This work is focused ...  Read More

Morphology/tensile Performance Relationship for LLDPE/PP Double Gated Injected Blends

Effect of reaction time on LiMn2O4 nanostructures prepared by modified chemical bath deposition method

Lehlohonolo F. Koao; Setumo V. Motloung; Tshwafo E. Motaung

Volume 9, Issue 10 , October 2018, , Pages 703-707


  LiMn2O4 (LMO) powders were prepared by modified chemical bath deposition method. The effect of reaction time on the structure, morphology and optical properties of LMO nanostructures were investigated. The reaction time was varied from 1 - 120 min. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) patterns of the powders ...  Read More

Effect of reaction time on LiMn2O4 nanostructures prepared by modified chemical bath deposition method

Morphology Control In The Bulk Heterojunction Blend Of Inverted Organic Solar Cell Via Co- Solvent Addition

Sarita S Nair; D Kumar

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, , Pages 806-812


  This work is supposed to expand the concept of solvent induced crystallisation of donor poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) polymer, to the photoactive blend of inverted organic solar cells. With the optimised concentration of cyclohexanone (CHN) co-solvent and ageing period of 2 h for the active layer precursor ...  Read More

Study On The Effect Of Fuels On Phase Formation And Morphology Of Combustion Derived α-Al2O3 And NiO nanomaterials  

R. S. Raveendra; P. A. Prashanth; B. M. Nagabhushana

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, , Pages 216-220


  In this study we present an effect of glycine and urea fuels on the phase formation and morphology of the α-Al2O3 and NiO nanomaterials. Materials were synthesized using facile solution combustion method at temperature 500 °C ± 10 °C. The synthesized products were characterized by ...  Read More

Correlative Exploration Of Structural, Optical And Electric Properties Of Colossal Dielectric Ni Doped Sm Orthoferrites

Sajad Ahmad Mir; M. Ikram; K. Sultan; Z. Habib; H. Kausar; K. Asokan

Volume 6, Issue 12 , December 2015, , Pages 1081-1087


  Structural, optical and dielectric properties of polycrystalline SmFe1-xNixO3 (x=0.0, 0.3 and 0.5) samples prepared by ceramic method is presented. Lattice parameters, unit cell volume and porosity were calculated and found decreasing with an increase in Ni concentration. SEM shows an increase in grain ...  Read More

Studies On The Chemical Resistance And Mechanical Properties Of Natural Polyalthia Cerasoides Woven Fabric/glass Hybridized Epoxy Composites  

J. Jayaramudu; S.C. Agwuncha; S.S. Ray; E. R. Sadiku; A. Varada Rajulu

Volume 6, Issue 2 , February 2015, , Pages 114-119


  In the present work, natural Polyalthiacerasoide woven fabrics were extracted from the bark of the tree and using these woven fabrics/glass fibre as reinforcements and epoxy as matrix the hybrid composites were prepared by the hand lay-up technique, at room temperature. The effect of alkali treatment ...  Read More

Bio- Polymer Assisted Solvothermal Growth And Optical Characterization Of CdS Nanostructures

J. S. Roy; K. Pal; T. Pal Majumder

Volume 5, Issue 9 , September 2014, , Pages 538-542


  Various nanostructured CdS samples have been synthesized with assistance of starch (bio-polymer) by solvothermal method. We have synthesized nano-regime, nanorods and nanoparticles by simply changing the starch-solvent combinations. The highly polymeric (branched) structure of starch capped the CdS samples ...  Read More

Surface Modification Of Ramie Fibers Using Microwave Assisted Graft Copolymerization Followed By Brevibacillus Parabrevis Pretreatment

Susheel Kalia; Hemmant Mittal;Amit Kumar; Renu Sheoran

Volume 4, Issue 10 , October 2013, , Pages 742-748


  Ramie fibers usually display poor interfacial adhesion when reinforced in hydrophobic polymer matrices. Hydrophilic nature of natural fibers becomes the most crucial issue in composites engineering. Surface modification of natural fibers has been found to be very effective in improving the fiber-matrix ...  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


  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

Effects of chloride ions and poly (vinyl- pyrrolidone) on morphology of silver particles in solvothermal process

Yulan Zhang; Yingzi Wang; Ping Yang

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, , Pages 217-221


  Silver particles with various morphologies including cubic, spherical, and rod-shaped have been synthesized by a facile solvothermal procedure using poly (vinyl pyrrolidone) (PVP) as an adsorption agent and architecture soft template. Preparation conditions such as the molar ratio and concentration of ...  Read More

Sunn hemp cellulose graft copolymers polyhydroxybutyrate composites: morphological and mechanical studies

Susheel Kalia; Anil Kumar; B.S. Kaith

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2011, , Pages 17-25


  For the synthesis of biocomposite materials for useful applications, it becomes necessary to modify the surface of natural fibers through chemical treatments. Morphology, structure and properties of natural fibers have an obvious effect on the mechanical properties of the biocomposite materials. It is ...  Read More

Effect Of Processing Parameters On Morphology And Thermal Properties Of Electrospun Polycarbonate Nanofibers
Volume 1, Issue 3 , December 2010, , Pages 200-204


  In the present contribution, it has been reported about the effect of solvent, solvent concentration, flow rate and applied voltage on the fabrication of electrospun polycarbonate (PC) nanofibers. The morphology of fibers was studied by optical and scanning electron microscope. It is observed that morphology ...  Read More