1. The Journey of a Decade to Advancing Materials

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  The International Association of Advanced Materials, IAAM, was founded as a non-profit organization on Wednesday, 20 January 2010, with the aim for promotion of advanced materials to global excellence. The organization works to create a highly interactive international network of researchers, students, ...  Read More

2. Are the Electrospun Polymers Polymeric Fibers?

S. Fakirov

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-3

Abstract
  In this short communication, an attempt is undertaken to demonstrate that the widely used practice to call the electrospun polymers from their solutions and melts “polymer nanofibers” is hardly correct for the following reasons. The polymer fibers prepared by means of the common melt-spinning ...  Read More

3. Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Composite Material and Insulation for a Single Walled Tank for Cryogenic Liquids

Philipp W. Kutz; Frank Otremba;Jan Werner

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  This paper describes the testing methods used to determine the thermal properties of insulation materials and mechanical properties of materials used for the load-bearing structure for pressure tanks (up to 4 bar, relative) and cryogenic liquids (LNG, −166 °C to -157 °C at atmospheric pressure). ...  Read More

4. Prediction of Long-Term Behavior for Dynamically Loaded TPU

Robert Eberlein; Lucian Pasieka

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  Thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) are often subject to highly dynamic loading conditions in engineering applications. Due to their robust mechanical properties, TPU materials form an excellent fit for dynamically loaded system components in many cases. However, for dynamically loaded TPU the long-term ...  Read More

5. Investigation of Doped Titanium Dioxide in Anatase Phase. Study ab initio using Density Functional Theory

Paulo José Pereira de Oliveira; Fabielle Castelan Marques; Arlan da Silva Gonçalves; Greice Kelly dos Santos Brito; Enzo Victorio Andrade; Marcos Pedro Dalmaso Pinto

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Global warming has generated great concern worldwide. One way to control this problem is to use clean renewable energy new sources. Among the energy sources, we can mention hydrogen gas, produced by water photocatalysis by mean of a semiconductor material. In this work, we report a study about band gap ...  Read More

6. Comparison between Single Al2O3 or HfO2 Single Dielectric Layers and their Nanolaminated Systems

Raffaella Lo Nigro; Emanuela Schilirò; Patrick Fiorenza; Fabrizio Roccaforte

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Plasma Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition (PEALD) technique has been used for the fabrication of nanolaminated Al2O3-HfO2 thin films as well as of single Al2O3 and HfO2 layers on silicon substrates. The three different layers, i.e. Al2O3, HO2 and the nanolaminated Al2O3-HfO2 thin films, which consists ...  Read More

7. Preparation of Stable and Optimized Antibody-gold Nanoparticle Conjugates for Point of Care Test Immunoassays

Hitesh P. Chauhan; Abhishek Soni; Dr. Vipul Kheraj; Dr. Bharatkumar Z. Dholakiya

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Immunoassays are the most reliable andcost-effective for the diagnosis of various diseases also the common platform that helps us identify the unknown protein in a short period of time. The market is flooded with different types of diagnostic immunoassays but it is necessary to develop more cost-effective ...  Read More

8. Resonance-Based Temperature Sensors using a Wafer Level Vacuum Packaged SOI MEMS Process

Gulsah Demirhan Aydin; Tayfun Akin

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-8

Abstract
  This paper reports the development of resonance-based temperature sensors using a wafer level vacuum packaged SOI MEMS process which is normally used to implement various MEMS sensors, including MEMS gyroscopes and accelerometers. Implementing MEMS temperature sensors in such a MEMS process together ...  Read More

9. Integrated System Based on the Hall Sensors Incorporating Compensation of the Distortions

Miha Gradišek; Janez Trontelj

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-4

Abstract
  This paper addresses the realization of the integrated magnetic field measurement microsystem incorporating regulation electronics for compensation of its non-idealities and environmental influence. The core of the integrated, silicon based, microsystem represents the Hall element sensor which still ...  Read More

10. The Efficacy of Cinnamomum Tamala as a Potential Antimicrobial Substance against the Multi-Drug Resistant Enterococcus Faecalis from Clinical Isolates

Muazzam Sheriff Maqbul; Aejaz A. Khan; Tasneem Mohammed; S.M. Shakeel Iqubal; Abdul Rahman Ikbal; Ibrahim Ahmed Shaikh; Uday Muddapur; Mohammed Shahid Hussain; S. K. Singh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-4

Abstract
  The present study showcases the efficacy of Cinnamomum tamala (C. tamala) as a potential antimicrobial substance against the multi-drug resistant Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecalis) bacterium. The one of the most vulnerable bacteria to this spice was E. faecalis but due to lack of authentic evidences ...  Read More

11. The Effect of Complexing Reagent on Structural, Electrical and Optical Properties of CuS Thin Film

A.V. Mitkari; A.U. Ubale

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Semiconducting CuS thin films were successfully prepared by Successive Ionic Layered Adsorption Reaction technique at room temperature with and without using complexing reagent viz.  hydrazine hydrate (H6N2O(N2H2),tri ethanol amine (C6H15NO3 ) and ammonia (NH3) . The structural studies revealed ...  Read More

12. Laser Cladding of Fluorapatite Nanopowders on Ti6Al4V

Amin Nakhi; Monireh Ganjali; Haji Shirinzadeh; Ali Sedaghat Ahangari Hossein Zadeh; Masoud Mozafari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-5

Abstract
  In this study, at first fluorapatite nanopowder (nfAp) was initially synthesized by sol-gel method and then deposited on Titanium alloys (Ti-6Al-4V) using laser cladding technique. X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) equipped ...  Read More

13. Preparation and Evaluation of Sulfonate Polyethylene Glycol Borate Ester as a Modifier of Functional Properties of Complex Petroleum Lithium Grease

Nagwa M.M. Hamada; Tarek M.M. Hamada; Nagy S. Sakr; Hassan E. Ali

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  The goal of our study is the synthesis and evaluation of new additives to increase the dropping point and improving the extreme pressure (EP) properties of prepared Lithium 12-hydroxy stearate grease samples. High dropping point, extreme pressure properties (EP) and low oil separation are often the most ...  Read More