Perspective Article
Water and Sanitation Management: During and after COVID-19 Pandemic

Soumya Kar; Rajiv Gupta

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111570

Abstract
  Pandemics have threatened human civilization time and again. Currently, the whole world is dealing with COVID-19, a never seen situation in a hundred years, after the deadly Spanish Flu during 1918-1920. With no specific medicines or vaccines, the best way to keep infections under control is by maintaining ...  Read More

Polymeric Energy Materials: Development and Challenges

Sugam Shivhare; Praveen Kumar Loharkar; Supriya Vyas; Malvika Sharma; Vivekanand S. Bagal

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111571

Abstract
  The discovery of conjugated, conducting polymers (CPs) polyacetylene (PA) in 1977 opened up a new frontier in the field of polymer science for both academia and industries. CPs possess characteristics such as excellent tunability, ease of synthesis, eco-friendliness, processability etc. These features ...  Read More

Polymeric Energy Materials: Development and Challenges


Research Article
Influence of Different Copolymer Based Compatibilizers on Performance of Pristine and Recycled PP/PE blends

C. Rosales; A. Costantino; G. Palazzo; C. Bernal; R. Defacio Dutra; V. Pettarin

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111572

Abstract
  One of the big engineering challenges in recycling thermoplastics is to manufacture competitive products in terms of mechanical properties such as toughness or strength. This process by which recycled waste is transformed into materials with improved performance, adding value and widening their application ...  Read More

Research Article
Bio Ceramics: New Material from Mangrove Bark

Pratishtha Powar; Dattatray Gaikwad

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111573

Abstract
  Mangroves are salt-tolerant plants of tropical and subtropical intertidal regions of the world. The specific regions where these plants occur are termed as 'mangrove ecosystem'. They are having an ecological role as primary producers.  In future there is a need to find out natural compounds to come ...  Read More

Research Article
Hybrid Physical Chemical Vapour Deposition (HPCVD) of Superconducting MgB2 Thin Films on three Dimensional Copper Substrates

Nilanjal Misra; Reza Valizadeh; Virendra Kumar

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111574

Abstract
  The present work reports the design, development and application of a novel Hybrid Physical Chemical Vapour Deposition (HPCVD) technique for depositing MgB2 thin films, with potential superconductivity, directly on three dimensional (3D) surfaces. A novel solenoid magnetron based set up was used for ...  Read More

Research Article
Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions of tris(4,4’-dimethoxy-2,2’-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II)cation with Quinones in Aqueous Medium

T. Sumitha Celin; G. Allen Gnana Raj

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111575

Abstract
  Photoinduced electron transfer reactions of [Ru(dMeObpy)3] 2+ complex with quinones have been studied in  aqueous medium by luminescent quenching technique. The complex shows an absorption and emission maximum of 448 nm and 608 nm respectively in aqueous medium. It has an excited state lifetime ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of Green Synthesized AgNPs using Carissa Carandas and Nerium indicum Leaves and its Activities against Selected Human Pathogens and MCF 7 Cell

Prabhakara Rao Dasari; Sofia Pilli; Ravi Jon

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111576

Abstract
  The present work reports an ecofriendly method for biosynthesis of AgNPs using an aqueous leaves extracts of Carissa carandas and Nerium indicum plants. These extracts play a significant role for the formation of AgNPs. The obtained AgNPs were characterized by Ultraviolet–Visible Spectrophotometry. ...  Read More

Design and Modelling of Carbon Fiber Grid Structure based Carbon/Epoxy Composites for Enhanced Microwave Absorbing Properties

Aayushi Arya; I. Srikanth

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111577

Abstract
  Frequency Tunable Microwave absorbers in desired low thickness is a critical requirement in electronics, radar and military applications where Electro Magnetic Interference has become a major concern. Composite are obvious choice of absorbers in above applications. The aim of this paper is to investigate ...  Read More

Research Article
Elaboration and Characterization of Macroporous Bioceramics using Polymeric Sponge Replication Method

Kamel Chaari; Jamel Bouaziz; Khaled Bouzouita

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.111578

Abstract
  Biomedical porous fluorapatite scaffolds were fabricated using an improved polymeric sponge replication method. The specific formulations and distinct processing techniques such as the mixture of water and dispersant (Sodium TriPolyPhosphate) as solvent, the multiple coatings with the desired viscosity ...  Read More