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Volume 1 (2010)
The industrial and commercial perspective of peer-reviewed research

Raeann Gifford

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 170-171


  Peer reviewed publications are essential in demonstrating valuable research to fellow academics, funding agencies, as well as moving important scientific concepts into areas that ultimately benefit our global society. Both theoretical and applied research are vital scientific pursuits, therefore, both ...  Read More

Preparation and characterization of novel spin labeled magnetic nanoparticles

Hongli Zhao; Zhigang Zhang; Zijun Zhao; Ronghua Yu; Yuanyuan Wan; Minbo Lan

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 172-175


  Novel spin-labeled magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) were prepared through the reaction between carboxylic acids modified Fe3O4 particles and 4-amino-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-oxyl (4-NH2-TEMPO). And X-ray diffractometer (XRD), FT-IR spectra, thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), transmission electronic ...  Read More

Structural and hardness of nonlinear optical L-alanine single crystals

S. Gokul Raj; G. Ramesh Kumar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 176-182


  Single crystals of pure and Deuterated L-alanine have been grown by both slow cooling and seed rotation techniques. The grown nonlinear optical crystals were subjected to single crystal X-ray diffraction for determining its lattice parameters and morphology. Thermal expansion measurements were carried ...  Read More

Growth and characterization of ZnO nanorods by microwave-assisted route: green chemistry approach

Faheem Ahmed; Shalendra Kumar; Nishat Arshi; Ram Prakash

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 183-187


  ZnO nanorods with diameter 90-100 nm range (tip diameter~15 nm) and length of about 2 μm have been prepared using microwave irradiation technique. X-ray diffraction (XRD) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) results indicate that the nanorods have single phase nature with wurtzite structure ...  Read More

Silver nanoparticles: preparation, characterization, and kinetics

Javed Ijaz Hussain; Sunil Kumar; Athar Adil Hashmi; Zaheer Khan

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 188-194


  In this paper we report the effect of aniline concentrations on the growth and size of silver nanocrystals using aniline and silver nitrate as reductant and oxidant, respectively. UV-Vis spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and selected areas electron diffraction (SAED) have been employed ...  Read More

Magnetic and luminescent dual-functional SiO2 beads created through controlled sol-gel process

Zhongsen Yang

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 195-199


  A controlled sol-gel approach was developed to encapsulate luminescent CdTe and magnetic Fe3O4 nanocrystals (NCs) into SiO2 beads. The preparation procedure included the preparation of SiO2-coated Fe3O4 NCs, the attachment of the CdTe NCs on the SiO2-coated Fe3O4 NCs, the assembly of the CdTe NCs-attached ...  Read More

Comparative study of structure, dielectric and electrical behavior of Ba(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3 ceramics and their solid solutions with BaTiO3

N.K. Singh; Pritam Kumar; Radheshyam Rai

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 200-205


  Dielectric properties of (1-x)Ba(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3-xBaTiO3 (where x = 0.00, 0.05 and 0.10) solid solution ceramics at high temperature range of RT ~ 270 o C have been characterized in this paper. The above said polycrystalline ceramics with (x = 0.0, 0.05 and 0.10) have been produced via a mixed oxide route. ...  Read More

Effect of temperature on the present forms of MgO in the reconstruction of steel slags

Zhaofeng Li; Zonghui Zhou; Xin Cheng

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 206-209


  By varying reconstructed temperature of steel slag, present form, crystallizing conditions and lithofacies characteristics of MgO and RO were tested by XRD, SEM and lithofacies analyses. Contents of MgO and RO phase in other phases of steel slag were analyzed by phase separation. The results show that ...  Read More

Effect of KBF4 and K2TiF6 on precipitation kinetics of TiB2 in aluminium matrix composite

N.B. Dhokey; S. Ghule; K. Rane; R.S. Ranade

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 210-216


  Aluminium reinforced with TiB2 is an emerging class of metal matrix composites for many engineering applications such as automobiles, aerospace and naval vessels. The initial part of the present work study involves melting of individual fluxes of KBF4 and KTiF6 in premelted aluminium in an induction ...  Read More

Effects of chloride ions and poly (vinyl- pyrrolidone) on morphology of silver particles in solvothermal process

Yulan Zhang; Yingzi Wang; Ping Yang

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 217-221


  Silver particles with various morphologies including cubic, spherical, and rod-shaped have been synthesized by a facile solvothermal procedure using poly (vinyl pyrrolidone) (PVP) as an adsorption agent and architecture soft template. Preparation conditions such as the molar ratio and concentration of ...  Read More

Machining characteristics of nanocomposites

K.S. Umashankar; K.V. Gangadharan; Vijay Desai; B. Shivamurthy

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 222-226


  Nanocomposites were prepared with Al/Al-Si alloys (LM 6 and LM 25) as matrix and multi-wall carbon nanotube (MWNT) of 0.25, 0.5, 0.75, 1.0 and 1.5 wt. % as reinforcement through powder metallurgy (PM) followed by sintering and hot extrusion techniques. Fabricated nanocomposites were machined on a Panther ...  Read More

Effect of H3PO4 reactant and NaF additive on the crystallization and properties of brushite

C. Sekar; K. Suguna

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 227-232


  Calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate (CaHPO4.2H2O, CHPD) or brushite crystal is a well known urinary substance found frequently in urinary stones. The CHPD crystals have been crystallized in sodium metasilicate gel (SMS) at room temperature under pH 6 in the presence of sodium fluoride. Here, H3PO4 and ...  Read More

Strength and microstructure of semi-solid stirring brazing of SiCp/A356 composites and aluminum alloy in air

Huibin Xu; Hui Yang; Quanxiang Luo; Youliang Zeng; Bofang Zhou; Changhua Du

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 233-238


  The semi-solid stirring brazing process of SiCp < /sub>/A356 composites and 2024 aluminum alloy was investigated. The two substrates were heated up to the semisolid temperature range of Zn27Al filler metal in the joint region by a resistance heating plate in air. At this point a stirrer was penetrated ...  Read More

Structural And Dielectric Properties Of Y2(Ba0.5R0.5)2O7 (R = W, Mo) Ceramics

N.K. Singh; Pritam Kumar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, Pages 239-244


  Defect pyrochlore-type Y2(Ba0.5R0.5)2O7 (R = W, Mo) oxides ceramics were prepared by using high-temperature solid-state reaction technique. Preliminary studies of X-ray diffraction (XRD) patterns and scanning electron micrographs (SEM) of the compounds at room temperature suggested that compounds have ...  Read More