1. Smart Healthcare pulls up Clouds for Virtual Medicine

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 440-440

  The field of medicine and healthcare services is one of those rare industries that are yet relatively unknown to the world of technology and cloud computing. It would not be wrong to say that the world of medicine has always been an ocean of paper trails, fax machines and hard copies. Due to these physical ...  Read More

2. Selecting the correct electromagnetic inspection technology 

Thomas W. Krause; P. Ross Underhill

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 441-448

  Eddy current (EC) technology for inspection of conducting materials is a potential solution when conditions preclude the application of other methods. Such conditions include presence of sound absorbing coatings, unavailability of a couplant, multiple conducting layers with air gaps, limited access or ...  Read More

3. Influence of railway-track grinding on the track material condition and tribological behaviour

Eckart Uhlmann; Mykola Bobyr; Yuriy Borodiy; Pavlo Lypovka; Pavel Protsenko; Janis Thalau

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 449-454

  As societies have a rising demand regarding mobility as well as an increasing ecological awareness, the energy efficiency, noise emissions and availability of transportation in urban environments become essential for growing cities. In this context, the role of rail-bound traffic in urban environments ...  Read More

4. Micromechanical Fatigue Modelling of the Size Effect in Micro-Scale 316L Stainless Steel Specimens

E. Donnelly; F. M. Weafer; T. Connolley; P.E. McHugh; M. S. Bruzzi

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 455-459

  For many years, computational modelling and simulation studies have been used by developers to advance device design and have been reported in regulatory medical device submissions. However, cardiovascular stent materials in such computational models are typically assumed to behave as a continuum. This ...  Read More

5. Functionalization of Graphene and Reduced Graphene Oxide in Different Matrices

E. Celasco; M. Sangermano

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 460-464

  Graphene (G) presents a huge variety of intriguing properties, as extraordinary electronic transport characteristics. G, thanks to its low chemical reactivity, can also be used as an active support for catalytic nanoparticles. Some possible graphene application could be: its employment in active material ...  Read More

6. Effect of parasitic polytypes on ballistic electron transport in chemical vapor deposition grown 6H-SiC epitaxial layers

Ilan Shalish

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 465-469

  Growth of epitaxial layers is required for most of today’s devices. Epilayer growth is commonly carried out under conditions less optimal than those of bulk growth. In materials having multiple stable polytypes, such as SiC, it may facilitate concurrent nucleation of undesired polytypes. Using ...  Read More

7. Photomemristive heterostructures based on two-dimensional crystals

Gennady N. Panin; Olesya O. Kapitanova

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 470-475

  The unique electronic and optical properties of recently discovered two-dimensional (2D) crystals, such as graphene, graphene oxide, molybdenum disulphide etc., demonstrate their enormous potential in creating ultrahigh density electronics for image recognition systems and information storage. Synapse-like ...  Read More

8. Architecture - behaviour - properties relationship in Star-shaped MPA-PMMA and MPA-PS hyper-branched copolymers

Gabriel Ríos Valer; Gisela Díaz; Juan M Giussi; Marcelo Ceolín

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 476-483

  The molecular architecture of polymers is a crucial feature in the moment of think the relationship between properties and applications. The same polymer can present important differences according to its architecture and leads to different possible applications. In this paper, we describe the well preparation ...  Read More

9. Graphene and doped graphene: A comparative DFT study

Jyoti Tyagi; Lekha Sharma; Rita Kakkar

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 484-490

  Two different models, ovalene (C32H14) and circumcoronene (C54H18) and their respective doped models (C31XH14, C53XH18 where X = B, Al, N, P, Fe, Ni and Pt) have been considered for DFT calculations at the GGA-PBE/DNP level. The two models are compared on the basis of various calculated structural parameters ...  Read More

10. Ag2CO3 / Magnetic reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite as advanced visible light photocatalytic hybrid materials for efficient degradation of azo dye

Mohamed A. Elsayed; Hesham R. Tantawy; Amr A. Nada; Mohamed E. Elmowafy

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 491-498

  Due to intrinsic properties of graphene-like high electrical conductivity and large surface area, these properties make it an attractive matrix for composites. In this work, reduced graphene oxide (RG)/Fe3O4 (M)/Ag2CO3 (S) hybrid nano-composite (MRGS) has been effectively produced by coprecipitation ...  Read More

11. Optimization of acid hydrolysis process for the preparation cellulose nanofibrils

Melina E. Bracone; Leandro N. Luduena; Vera A. Alvarez

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 499-507

  Cellulose nanofibrils can be obtained from microcrystalline cellulose by acid hydrolysis processes. Under optimum hydrolysis conditions is possible to obtain cellulose nanofibers with high surface/volume ratio, high aspect ratio (length to diameter), high crystallinity and improved thermal stability. ...  Read More

12. Alginate/k-carrageenan and alginate/gelatin composite hydrogel beads for controlled drug release of curcumin

Sayeesh PM; Reshma Joy; Nibisha Pradeep; Franklin John; Jinu George

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 508-514

  Hydrogel beads based on natural polymers like alginate, κ-Carrageenan, and gelatin represent an efficient scaffold for controlled hydrophobic drug delivery. We report herein the development and characterization different formulations of hydrogel systems based on the above-mentioned polymers having ...  Read More

13. Study of microstructure and mechanical properties of friction stir welded ferrite-martensite DP700 steel

Mahdi Mahmoudiniya; Leo A.I. Kestens; Shahram Kheirandish; Amir Hossein Kokabi

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, Pages 515-518

  In the present study, a 2 mm thick ferrite-martensite dual phase steel was subjected to friction stir welding. The welding was conducted by a tungsten carbide tool at a constant rotational speed of 800 rpm and various feed rates of 50, 100 and 150 mm/min. The microstructural features of friction stir ...  Read More