Wearable Healthcare Devices

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 675-675

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.1010

Abstract
  As the prevalence of chronic ailments and diseases increase among the rapidly aging world population, the healthcare sector is looking more and more towards high-tech medical solutions and devices. This is the reason the world has seen a proliferation of advanced wearable electronics in the recent years. ...  Read More

Wearable Healthcare Devices


Nano-Graphene and Its Derivatives for Fabrication of Flexible Electronic Devices: A Quick Review

Wee Siang Koh; Kiat Moon Lee; Pey Yi Toh; Swee Pin Yeap

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 676-681

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0050

Abstract
  Along with technology development, the demand for flexible, foldable, and portable electronic devices has grew over the past few years. Successful fabrication of this flexible electronic devices relying on the internal electronic components which are also flexible and lightweight. In this regard, researchers ...  Read More

Nano-Graphene and Its Derivatives for Fabrication of Flexible Electronic Devices: A Quick Review


Natural Fibers as Viable Sources for the Development of Structural, Semi-Structural, and Technological Materials – A Review

Chioma E. Njoku; Kenneth K. Alaneme; Joseph A. Omotoyinbo; Michael O. Daramola

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 682-694

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.9907

Abstract
  A systematic and critical review on the potentials and viability of naturally occurring fibers as suitable reinforcements for the development of composite systems for structural, semi-structural and technological materials is presented in this article. Globally, the movement towards greater protection ...  Read More

Natural Fibers as Viable Sources for the Development of Structural, Semi-Structural, and Technological Materials – A Review


Geometrical Characterization of Wire-and-Arc Additive Manufactured Steel Element

Vittoria Laghi; Michele Palermo; Giada Gasparini; Valentina Alena Girelli; Tomaso Trombetti

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 695-699

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0019

Abstract
  In the last decades Additive Manufacturing has gained fundamental importance in the development of digital fabrication for the automotive, aerospace, biomedical and only lately civil engineering field. In particular, the technology of Wire-and-Arc Additive Manufacturing, based on a welding process adopted ...  Read More

Geometrical Characterization of Wire-and-Arc Additive Manufactured Steel Element


Plasma Activated Water Generation and its Application in Agriculture

N. Punith; R. Harsha; R. Lakshminarayana; M. Hemanth; M. S. Anand; S. Dasappa

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 700-704

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0042

Abstract
  Use of fossil fuels to produce nitrogenous fertilizer contributes to global warming and climate change. The plasma activated water (PAW) provides an alternative option for nitrogen supply to plant by fixing the nitrogen available in the air into the water using plasma. The PAW is a mixture of nitrate, ...  Read More

Plasma Activated Water Generation and its Application in Agriculture


Development of Advanced Electrode Materials on Porous Silicon for Micropower Formic Acid-Oxygen Fuel Cells 

Nicolay A. Yashtulov; Alexander V. Ragutkin; Marina V. Lebedeva

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 705-710

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.9912

Abstract
  In this work, in order to create electrode materials for electrochemical energy converters, composites on porous silicon modified by palladium have been obtained. The functional characteristics of the electrodes have been studied by scanning electron microscopy, X-ray phase analysis, ex-situ and in-situ ...  Read More

Development of Advanced Electrode Materials on Porous Silicon for Micropower Formic Acid-Oxygen Fuel Cells 


Water Management within Tragacanth gum-g-polyitaconic Acid Hydrogels

Chetna Verma; Poonam Negi; Deepak Pathania; Sadiya Anjum; Bhuvanesh Gupta

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 711-714

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.4090

Abstract
  In our investigation, we have studied the interaction of the water molecules with the hydrophilic sites in itaconic acid grafted Tragacanth gum copolymer. The water existed in two different states within the hydrogel matrix. There is one fraction of water which has close interaction with functional groups ...  Read More

Water Management within Tragacanth gum-g-polyitaconic Acid Hydrogels


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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0049

Abstract
  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


Synthesis and characterization of thermally stable flame retardant thermoplastic polyphosphazenes

Krishna Pratap Singh; Anuradha Mishra; Nand Kumar; Trilok Chand Shami

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 724-730

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0005

Abstract
  Different types of functionalized thermoplastic polyphosphazenes such as poly(bis(furfuroxy)phosphazenes) (PBFP), poly(bis(1-adamantanemethylamine)phosphazenes) (PBAP) and poly(bis(cyanophenoxy)phosphazenes) (PBCP) were synthesized and further characterized to study their flame retardant properties. ...  Read More

Synthesis and characterization of thermally stable flame retardant thermoplastic polyphosphazenes


Synthesis of Rod-coil Molecules bearing Oligo-Phenylene Vinylene Motifs: Effect of PEO Chain Lengths on the Evolution of Nanostructures Morphology and their Photophysical Properties

Chetan J. Bhongale; Rahul Chaudhari;Yashwant Pandit

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 731-736

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0024

Abstract
  The applications of nano-dispersed organic conjugated active compounds or materials as well as current research is concerned mainly with optimization and control of the optical properties, by particle size and supramolecular structure of the particles. The aromatic macromolecules consisting of conjugated ...  Read More

Synthesis of Rod-coil Molecules bearing Oligo-Phenylene Vinylene Motifs: Effect of PEO Chain Lengths on the Evolution of Nanostructures Morphology and their Photophysical Properties


Dielectric Properties of Cu based Polymeric Composites in X-band of Microwave Frequency

Azizurrahaman Ansari

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 737-740

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0034

Abstract
  In this work, the microwave dielectric properties of Cu and PEO based composite sheets are studied in the X-band. The desired composites sheets (thickness ~ 250 μm) are prepared via solution casting method, one of the best methods for sheet preparation. Various characterization techniques including ...  Read More

Dielectric Properties of Cu based Polymeric Composites in X-band of Microwave Frequency


Critical Association Concentration of Dansyl-Poly (acrylic acid) Synthetized by Redox Polymerization Followed by an Esterification in Aqueous Solution: Spectrophotometric and Tensiometric Studies

Fateh Eltaboni; Abdelkader Imragaa; Mansour Khuzkhaz; Nada Ali; Naziha Baayu

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 741-745

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0006

Abstract
  In the present work, the critical concentration for self-assembly of dansyl-polyacrylic acid (DANS-PAA) in aqueous solution has been characterized by a combination of spectrophotometric and tensiometric techniques, number average molar mass, degree of polymerization, and average number of bonds were ...  Read More

Critical Association Concentration of Dansyl-Poly (acrylic acid) Synthetized by Redox Polymerization Followed by an Esterification in Aqueous Solution: Spectrophotometric and Tensiometric Studies


Influence of Iron Doping on Structural and Optical Properties of Nickel Oxide Nanoparticles

Nashiruddin Ahammed; M. Mehedi Hassan

Volume 10, Issue 10 , October 2019, Pages 746-751

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0004

Abstract
  In this article, auto combustion prepared Ni1-xFexO (0≤x≤0.10) nanoparticles (NPs) have been investigated for their structural, morphological and optical properties. X-ray diffraction (XRD) studies reveal that all Fe doped NiO samples crystallize in single phase without any impurity. The crystallite ...  Read More

Influence of Iron Doping on Structural and Optical Properties of Nickel Oxide Nanoparticles