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)

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

Dtermination Of Critical Coagulation Concentration Of Silicon Nanoparticles

Jiangang Wei;Edward Khun

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 2-5


  This paper investigated the determination of critical coagulation concentration using a time-resolved dynamic light scattering technique. Silicon nanoparticles were used as model nanoparticles. Zeta potential of silicon nanoparticles were quantified using a zetasizer. The key results of this study show ...  Read More

Effect Of Annealing Time On The Composition, Microstructure And Band Gap Of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Thin Films

Om P. Singh; N. Muhunthan; Vidya N. Singh; Bhanu P. Singh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 2-7


  In this study, CZTS thin films were deposited by co-sputtering Cu, ZnS and SnS targets and sulfurizing it in H2S atmosphere at 550 °C. It has been observed that by varying the sulfurization time from 5 to 40 min, the secondary phases got eliminated and stoichiometric film is obtained. This leads ...  Read More

Progress Towards Efficiency of Polymer Solar Cells

R. P. Singh; O. S. Kushwaha

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 2-7


  Among all renewable sources, solar energy is the crucial zero emission renewable energy and the amount of solar energy impinging upon earth surface in one hour far exceeds the annual global energy demands. Polymer solar cells research exceeds crystalline silicon solar cells due to being inexpensive, ...  Read More

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


  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

On the problem of open circuit voltage in metal phthalocyanine/C60 organic solar cells

Ramchandra Pode

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2011, , Pages 3-11


  The open circuit voltage (VOC) plays a crucial role in determining the efficiency of organic solar cells. Models of the VOC based on (i) the energy difference between the LUMO of the acceptor material and the HOMO of the donor material at the heterointerface and (ii) chemical potential gradient which ...  Read More

Fate Of Inorganic Nanoparticles In Agriculture

Navneet Phogat; Shadab Ali Khan; Shiv Shankar; Abu A. Ansary; Imran Uddin

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 3-12


  In modern world, engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) are increasingly becoming an important component of daily life. They are becoming an integral part of a wide range of man-made products including electronics, paints, biomedical products, sunscreens, clothing, automobiles, etc. Rapid progress in the manufacturing ...  Read More

A PH-responsive, Low Crosslinked, Molecularly Imprinted Insulin Delivery System

Songjun Lia; Ashutosh Tiwari; Yi Gec; Dan Fei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2010, , Pages 4-10


  A new type of insulin delivery system capable of better self-regulating the release of insulin was reported in this study. This insulin delivery system was made of a low crosslinked insulin-imprinted hydrogel that exhibited pH-dependent interpolymer interactions between poly(methacrylic acid) (PMAA) ...  Read More

Secure Management of Networked Batteries for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Systems  

Fengling Han; Xun Yi; Rebecca Yang; Ron Wakefield; Yong Feng

Volume 11, Issue 2 , February 2020, , Pages 5-9


  This letter reviews the related research on Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) for efficient utilization of solar energy, and further clarifies the concept of networked batteries. Taking Lithium-ion batteries as an example, maximizing the energy storage is the target, which is achieved by managing ...  Read More

Secure Management of Networked Batteries for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Systems  

Grain Shape Effect On Dielectric Properties And Ionic Conductivity Of Gd-doped Ceria

S. A. Acharya; K. Singh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , February 2014, , Pages 61-66


  Dielectric behaviour and ionic conductivity of nanostructured Ce0.9Gd0.1O2-d(GDC) are investigated to probe morphology influence of grains on ion transport mechanism at microscopic level. GDC are synthesized in two different morphologies of grains (rod-shape and round-shape particles). TEM study confirmed ...  Read More

Book Review On Intelligent Nanomaterials

Ingemar Lundstrom

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, , Pages 65-65


  I would like to congratulate the Editors for this impressive collection of contributions on the front line of nanomaterial research. The volume covers both fundamental materials science and innovative applications of nanomaterials. The different chapters with their extensive reference lists should serve ...  Read More

Preparation, stabilization, and self-assembly of gold nanoparticles by Chitosan derivatives

Jia-Jia Shen; Jia He; Ya Ding

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, , Pages 80-84


  Gold nanoparticles (GNPs) are of unique and interesting materials being firstly reported 100 years ago. They are one of the most widely studied nanomaterials potential for disease cure. To improve the colloidal stability, biocompatibility, and hemocompatibility of GNPs, chitosan (CS), a naturally produced ...  Read More

Preparation, stabilization, and self-assembly of gold nanoparticles by Chitosan derivatives

Dedication And Prominence: 31 Years In Biosensors And Bioelectronics Dedicated To Professor Anthony P.F. Turner‘ s 61st Birthday
Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2011, , Pages 84-89


  The name Anthony P. F. Turner, biosensor pioneer, is often considered synonymous with his chosen field. This 5th June will be his 61st birthday. We track here his professional footprint, in order to celebrate his upcoming birthday and to commemorate his 31-years of dedication to biosensors. Commemorating ...  Read More

Solid State Thermochromic Materials

Pragna Kiria; Geoff Hyett; Russell Binions

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, , Pages 86-105


  Solid-state thermochromic materials undergo semiconductor to metal transitions at a ‘critical temperature’, Tc. This review begins by describing the phenomenon of thermochromism, whereby the optical properties of a material change reversibly as a result of a change in temperature. The various ...  Read More

Keys And Regulators Of Nanoscale Theranostics 

Amineh Ghaderi; Yugal Agrawal;Ashutosh Tiwari; Eduardo Antunez de Mayolo; Hirak Kumar Patra; Mohsen Golabi; Onur Parlak; Rickard Gunnarsson; Raul Campos; Revuri Vishnu; Sami Elhag; Selvakumar Subramanain; Wetra Yandi; Yuan Liu

Volume 6, Issue 2 , February 2015, , Pages 87-98


  Nanoscale theragnosis is the biomedical aspect of nanomaterials for simultaneous diagnosis and therapy. The last decade was completely devoted by the scientist to combine the advancement in nanotechnology molecular biotechnology for the development of future nanomedicine. The approach started with the ...  Read More

Chitosan-mediated fabrication of metal nanocomposites for enhanced biomedical applications

Faruq Mohammad; Hamad A. Al-Lohedan; Hafiz N. Al-Haque

Volume 8, Issue 2 , February 2017, , Pages 89-100


  Hybrid materials based on metals and natural polymers are a promising class of nanocomposites; there is an increasing interest in metal nanoparticles (NPs) due to some fascinating characteristics associated with their nanosizes such as optical, conducting, catalytic, mechanical, sensing and superparamagnetic ...  Read More

Properties Of Novel Bone Hemostat By Random Co-polymer Of Ethylene Oxide And Propylene Oxide With sugar-containing Hydroxyapatite

Eri Shima; Yoshiro Musha;Kiyoshi Itatani; Tomohiro Umeda

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, , Pages 90-94


  Novel hemostatic agents were prepared using (i) phosphoryl oligosaccharides of calcium (POs-Ca ® 45 and POs-Ca ® 50 with calcium contents being 4.5 and 5.0 mass %, respectively), (ii) sugar-containing hydroxyapatites (s-Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2; s-HAp) obtained by the hydrolyses of POs-Ca ® 45 and ...  Read More

Properties of the photochromic latexes based on spiropyran by emulsion polymerization

Ting Zhang; Liuwa Fu; Zhikang Chen; Yanyan Cui; Xiaoxuan Liu

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2018, , Pages 97-100


  The latexes based on 2-(3’, 3’-Dimethyl-6-nitro-3’H-spiro[chromene-2,2’-indol]-1’-yl)ethanol(SPOH) were prepared via emulsion polymerization, using a macromolecular surfactant that copolymerized by methyl methacrylate (MMA), butyl acrylate (BA) and acrylic acid (AA). The ...  Read More

Properties of the photochromic latexes based on spiropyran by emulsion polymerization

Design and evaluation of The MOSFET type glucose biosensing system

Yoshiaki Hirano; Katsutoshi Ooe; Kazuyoshi Tsuchiya; Tomohiro Hosokawa; Kazuto Koike; Shigehiko Sasa

Volume 4, Issue 2 , February 2013, , Pages 108-114


  A health monitoring system (HMS) involving a blood extraction device with a new type of hybrid biosensor comprising an enzyme and a semiconductor has recently been developed. A MOSFET was used as the transducer. The gate electrode was extracted from the MOSFET using a cable. Gold (Au)-plate-immobilized ...  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


  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

Review of nanoscale layered transition metal chalcogenide superconductors

Yuan He; Dong Yan; Lei Shi; Shu Wang; Zhiang Xie; Huixia Luo

Volume 10, Issue 3 , March 2019, , Pages 152-163


  Here we summarized the nanoscale layered transition metal chalcogenide superconductors, mainly based on the experimental results. In transition-metal chalcogenides the interplay between strong electron-electron and electron-phonon interactions produces a wide variety of instability ranging from charge ...  Read More

Review of nanoscale layered transition metal chalcogenide superconductors

Corrosion protection of mild steel by environment friendly Polypyrrole/Gum Acacia Composite Coatings

Gazala Ruhi; Haritma Chopra;Sundeep K. Dhawan; Pradeep Sambyal; Hema Bhandari

Volume 9, Issue 3 , March 2018, , Pages 158-168


  In a novel approach, Polypyrrole/Gum Acacia composites (PPy/GA) were synthesized by in-situ oxidative polymerization of pyrrole on the Gum Acacia (GA) surface by using FeCl3 as oxidant. The 1 HNMR and FTIR confirms the presence of peaks of Polyprrole and Gum Acacia in the composite. The microstructural ...  Read More

Corrosion protection of mild steel by environment friendly Polypyrrole/Gum Acacia Composite Coatings

Fabrication And Characterization Of Efficient Hybrid Photocatalysts Based On Titania And Graphene For Acid Orange Seven Dye Degradation Under UV Irradiation

P. Muthirulan; C. K. N. Devi; M. M. Sundaram

Volume 5, Issue 4 , April 2014, , Pages 163-171


  Simple and proficient methodology has been proposed for the preparation of hybrid photocatalyst based on titanium dioxide (TiO2)-graphene (GR) nanocomposite for acid orange 7 (AO7) dye degradation under UV irradiation. High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy (HRTEM) and Scanning Electron Microscopy ...  Read More

Preparation and characterization of novel spin labeled magnetic nanoparticles

Hongli Zhao; Zhigang Zhang; Zijun Zhao; Ronghua Yu; Yuanyuan Wan; Minbo Lan

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, , Pages 172-175


  Novel spin-labeled magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) were prepared through the reaction between carboxylic acids modified Fe3O4 particles and 4-amino-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-oxyl (4-NH2-TEMPO). And X-ray diffractometer (XRD), FT-IR spectra, thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), transmission electronic ...  Read More

Perspectives Of Fluorescent And Cubic Silicon Carbide

Mikael Syv

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, , Pages 175-176


  The world of materials science is a fascinating dimension. Findings in materials which were first made many years ago may lead to new frontiers for energy technologies. In these days of increasingly urgent needs for environmental progress, it is a pleasure for a materials scientist to explore materials ...  Read More