1. Impact of digital transformation for Mass healthcare

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 79-79

  Mass Healthcare is the prominent field and it must be noted that over the last couple of decades, the entire healthcare industry has digitized health care landscape. Digitalization conveyed moment access to data, made the sharing of data simpler among social insurance experts and enhanced the efficiencies ...  Read More

2. 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

3. Development of Na+ superionic conducting Na5YSi4O12-type glass-ceramics

Toshinori Okura

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 85-90

  This review article describes a series of studies on the glass-ceramic Na + superionic conductors with Na5YSi4O12 (N5)-type structure synthesized using the composition formula of Na3+3x-yR1-xP < em>ySi3-yO9 for a variety of rare earth elements, R, under the appropriate composition parameters. Recent ...  Read More

4. Chances and challenges in the application of fiber metal laminates

Daniel Stefaniak; Robert Prussak

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 91-97

  Fiber-metal laminates (FML) as a combination of metals and fiber reinforced plastic materials are investigated in a variety of current research projects. The intention of combining these two different materials is the compensation of their inherent weaknesses. Certain key parameters for the selection ...  Read More

5. Low temperature processed efficient and stable perovskite solar cell

Ashraf Uddin; Md Arafat Mahmud; Naveen Kumar Elumalai; Mushfika Baishakhi Upama; Dian Wang; Faiazul Haque; Cheng Xu

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 98-106

  MA0.6FA0.4PbI3 material based efficient and stable perovskite solar cells (PSCs) are fabricated by electron transport layer (ETL) interfacial modification. The highest power conversion efficiency (PCE) of device was ~ 17%. Cesium acetate and cesium carbonate were used with low temperature processed sol-gel ...  Read More

6. Tuning Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) properties for biomedical applications

Etienne Mfoumou; Martin Tango; Pak Kin Wong

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 107-111

  Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is used extensively to study cell-substrate interactions because its mechanical properties are easily tuned in physiologically relevant ranges. These changes in mechanical properties are also known to modulate surface chemistry and cell response. In this study, PDMS pre-polymer ...  Read More

7. Molecular origin of hardening effect 

Weifu Sun; Pengwan Chen

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 112-115

  Hardening effect is often observed in either experiments or simulations. And several continuum models or semi-empirical theories have been proposed to explain the origin, such as constraint-counting theory, the bond-order-length-strength (BOLS) correlation mechanism, equations of state-Murnaghan relationship, ...  Read More

8. Polypyrrole/MWCNT nanobiocomposite based electrochemical urease biosensor

Bhavna H. Meshram; Subhash B. Kondawar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 116-123

  Fabrication of nanocomposite film of electrically conducting polypyrrole (PPy) and functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on a stainless steel electrode by electro-deposition method and immobilization of urease onto the nanocomposite film to obtain a nanobiocomposite electrode as a sensitive ...  Read More

9. Water vapor adsorption in silica gel for thermal energy storage application

Ye Hua; Amanda Godin; F. Handan Tezel

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 124-127

  Thermal energy storage (TES) by water vapor adsorption process has attracted increasing interest for its thermal applications such as space heating and cooling. However, the experimental energy density of the adsorbents may vary as the operating system and conditions change, which could be much lower ...  Read More

10. Development of anti-bio deteriorate sustainable geopolymer by SiO2 NPs decorated ZnO NRs 

Manas Sarkar; Moumita Maiti; Muhammad Akbar Malik; Shilang Xu

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 128-131

  In concrete industry, geopolymer acts as an alternative building material of ordinary cement and possess similar/greater mechanical strength and durability, fashioned by industrial by-product; fly ash with alkaline activator. Accompanied by the chemical corrosion, biogenic corrosion is a foremost obstruction ...  Read More

11. Increasing the efficiency of graphene-based Schottky-barrier devices

Shuo-En Wu; Ya-Ping Hsieh

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 132-135

  Graphene’s high carrier mobility and ambipolar nature has the potential to improve electronic devices. The absence of a band-gap necessitates heterostructure devices. Schottky-barrier devices consisting of an interface between graphene and a semiconductor represent the simplest heterostructure. ...  Read More

12. Modification of mesoporous titanium dioxide with cobalt oxide electrocatalyst for enhanced oxygen evolution reaction

Mabrook S. Amer; Mohamed A. Ghanem; Prabhakarn Arunachalam; Abdullah M. Al-Mayouf; Talal A. Aljohani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 136-144

  Water electrolysis is an attractive approach for hydrogen production process and has enormous potential for sustainable clean energy development. This work demonstrates a controllable and reliable method for in-situ decorating of mesoporous titanium dioxide (m-TiO2) support with low loading (0.1- 2.1 ...  Read More

13. TiO2 nanoparticles induced oxidative stress mediated DNA damage in the liver of adult male Wistar rats

Dasal Vasantharaja; Venugopal Ramalingam; Shanmugam Thangapandiyan; Nagarajan Sridhar; Gaddam Dayanand Reddy

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 145-150

  Nanoparticles (NPs) are extensively being used in modern life due to their distinctive properties like small size having large surface area. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) NPs are mostly used in cosmetic products, food additives, pharmaceuticals and electronics. They are capable of inducing oxidative stress ...  Read More