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Volume 11 (2020)
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Volume 2 (2011)
Deoxyribonucleic Acid Imprinted Biosensor Technology
Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 85-85


  In recent years, molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs) have attracted much attention due to many of its potential applications including sensors, separation, catalysis, drug delivery and waste management. To prepare MIPs, functional monomers initially self-assemble around the template molecule via interaction ...  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

A Facile Fabrication Of Hydroxyapatite In Vitro Using Polymer Fasciculus As Biotemplate Carrier

Tao Yan; Dong Wei; Xianpeng Zheng; Xiaodong Xin; Nuo Zhang; Dan Wu; Liangguo Yan; He Li; Bin Du; Qin Wei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 106-113


  For biomimetic synthesis of hydroxyapatite by simulating biomineralization, the polyamide 66 (PA 66) was used as biotemplate carrier, and the biotemplate was prepared by the adsorption of AOT surfactants at interfaces of polymer fasciculus. Simulating biomineralization was carried out at physiological ...  Read More

Carboxy-eosin As A Marker For Correlative Light - Electron Microscopic Imaging Of Newly Synthesized In Vivo DNA

Alexandre Loukanov; Anatoli Angelov;Kuniaki Nagayama; Saim Emin; Surya P. Singh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 114-117


  Here we report carboxy-eosin as a fluorescent marker for in vivo visualization of DNA in the correlative (fluorescence and electron) biological microscope. For that purpose a fluorescent thymidine analog 2’,4’,5’,7’-tetrabromofluorescein-aminoallyl-dUTP (eosin-aminoallyl-dUTP) ...  Read More

Surface Patterning On Indium Phosphide With Low Energy Ar Atoms Bombardment: An Evolution From Nanodots To Nanoripples

Indra Sulania; Ambuj Tripathi; D. Kabiraj; Matthieu Lequeux; Devesh Avasthi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 118-122


  In the present study, Indium Phosphide (InP) (100) samples with a thickness of ~ 0.5 mm have been bombarded with 1.5 keV Argon atoms for a fixed fluence of 8 × 10 16 atoms/cm 2 . The angle of incidence of the atom beam has been varied from normal incidence to 76° with respect to surface normal. ...  Read More

Synthesis, Characterization And Salt Resistance Swelling Behavior Of Psy-g-poly(AA) Hydrogel

Anjna Kumari; ;Susheel Kalia; Balbir Singh Kaith; Amar Singh Singha; and Susheel Kalia

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 123-128


  Psyllium, a medicinally important natural polymer was functionalized with acrylic acid using FAS-H2O2 as redox initiator and glutaraldehyde as a crosslinker. Synthesized hydrogel was characterized with FTIR spectroscopy, SEM and TGA/DTA techniques to know their surface morphology and thermal stability. ...  Read More

Synthesis And Characterization Of Highly Crystalline Polyaniline Film Promising For Humid Sensor

S.K. Shukla; Anand Bharadvaja; Ashutosh Tiwari; G.K. Parashar; G.C. Dubey

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 129-134


  Polyaniline (PANI) was prepared in emeraldine via chemical oxidation method using CuSO4 as initiating agent. The chemical characterizations were made using UV-vis (ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometry), FT-IR (Fourier transform spectroscopy), TG-DTA (thermo-gravimetric/differential thermal analysis), ...  Read More

Effect Of Ultrasonic On The Properties Of Silicone/ Montmorillonite Nanocomposites By In-situ Intercalative Polymerization

Xinhua Yuan; Zhiwei Tian

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 135-142


  Using ultrasonic technology, phenylmethylsilicone/organic montmorillonite (OMMT) nanocomposites were prepared by in-situ intercalative polymerization. The internal structure and morphology of nanocomposites were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscope (SEM) and transmission ...  Read More

Polyphenylene Sulphide/graphite Composites For EMI Shielding Applications

Rajendra Kumar Goyal;Amol Kadam

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 143-147


  Electrical properties of graphite flake (GF) filled polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) composites prepared by hot pressing was investigated to be used for electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding applications. Composites exhibited an electrical conductivity percolation threshold of 5 wt%. The electrical ...  Read More

Synthesis Of Highly Soluble Phthalocyanine From A New Phthalonitrile Under Mild Conditions

Surya Prakash Singha; Saim Emin;Alexandre Loukanov

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 148-150


  Novel syntheses of zinc phthalocyanine (ZnPc) are achieved by exploring our hexamethyldisilazane (HMDS) method. Reactions are clean and efficient by replacing harmful and strongly smelling triethylamine with HMDS. The compound is highly soluble in organic solvents and can be used as a donor material ...  Read More

Tailoring The Size Of Gold Nanoparticles By Electron Beam Inside Transmission Electron Microscope

Y. K. Mishra; S. Mohapatra; D. K. Avasthi; N. P. Lalla; Ajay Gupta

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 151-155


  Au nanoparticles (NPs) embedded in silica matrix were synthesized by atom beam co-sputtering and investigated in detail by transmission electron microscopy (TEM). A study on electron beam induced tailoring of size of Au nanoparticles has been performed in an in-situ TEM experiment as a function of electron ...  Read More

Enhancement Of Hydrophobic Character Of Lignocellulosic Fibers Through Graftcopolymerization

Amar Singh Singha;Raj K. Rana

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 156-163


  Owing to hydrophilic behavior lignocellulosic fibers, e.g. Agave is unacceptable in various fields of applications. In the present communication attempts have been made to enhance hyrdrophobicity of these fibers through surface modification using methyl methacrylate as vinyl monomer. The grafting reaction ...  Read More

A High Throughput Chemiluminescence Method Based On Molecularly Imprinted Sol-gel Films For Determination Of Sibutramine

Fuwei Wan; Jinghua Yu; Shenguang Ge; Mei Yan; Kexiao Yu; Meng Zhang

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, Pages 164-169


  A novel and high throughput chemiluminescence (CL) method for determination of sibutramine was originally developed based on potassium permanganate-hydrochloric acid-(tween-80) CL system. Molecularly imprinted sol-gel film (MIF) was synthesized and used as selective material to improve the selectivity ...  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