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Editorial
1. Editorial

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 64-64

Abstract
  We are pleased to publish the 3 volume, 2nd issue, 2012 of Advanced Materials Letters, a quarterly international journal that is intended to provide top-quality peer-reviewed articles in the fascinating field of materials science particularly in the area of structure, synthesis and processing, characterization, ...  Read More

2. Book Review On Intelligent Nanomaterials

Ingemar Lundstrom

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 65-65

Abstract
  I would like to congratulate the Editors for this impressive collection of contributions on the front line of nanomaterial research. The volume covers both fundamental materials science and innovative applications of nanomaterials. The different chapters with their extensive reference lists should serve ...  Read More

3. Influence Of ZnO Buffer Layer On Growth Of Sb Doped ZnO Nano Wires Using Nano Particle Assisted Pulsed Laser Deposition (NAPLD) Using Sb As Catalyst

I.A. Palani; D. Nakamura; K. Okazaki; T. Shimogaki; M. Higashihata; T. Okada

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 66-70

Abstract
  Influence of ZnO buffer layer thickness on the structural and optical properties of the Sb catalyzed/doped ZnO nanowires synthesized using NAPLD has been investigated. Buffer layer with a thickness of 100 nm, 800 nm and 1600 nm coated with Sb are used as a substrate and pure ZnO was used as a target ...  Read More

4. Photoelectrochemical Cell Performance Of Chemically Deposited MoBi2Te5 Thin Films

Manauti M. Salunkhe; S. M. Patil; R. M. Mane; S. V. Patil; P. N. Bhosale

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 71-76

Abstract
  Molybdenum bismuth telluride thin films have been prepared on clean glass substrate using Arrested Precipitation Technique (APT) which is based on self organized growth process. As deposited MoBi2Te5 thin films were dried in constant temperature oven at 110 o C and further characterized for their optical, ...  Read More

5. Aliovalent Yttrium Added Silver Sulphate: A Promising Candidate For SO2 Gas Sensor

S.W. Anwane; R.S. Anwane

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 77-81

Abstract
  Optimum alio-valent doping with yttrium sulphate creating 7% vacancy concentration provided promising features from sensor application view. This provides a better option over green Silver Sulphate. The sensors fabricated with the modified sulphate based silver ion conducting solid electrolyte, silver-silver ...  Read More

6. Solvent Tuned PANI-CNT Composites As advanced Electrode Materials For Supercapacitor application

Ashok K. Sharma; Yashpal Sharma; Rajesh Malhotra; J.K. Sharma

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 82-86

Abstract
  Composites of polyaniline and multiwalled carbon nanotube were prepared by in- situ chemical oxidative polymerization of the aniline monomer in 1M HCl and 1M HCl with 20% ethanol as solvent. The PANI-CNT composites were characterized by FTIR and XRD method. The surface morphology characterization of ...  Read More

7. Application Of Bismuth-film Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode For Solid-phase Extraction Of Sudan I

Jie Cai; Xiaozhou Zhou; Yuanqiang Tu; Guanwen Feng; Chunyan Huang

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 87-91

Abstract
  A sensitive electrochemical sensor for detection of sudan was developed based on solid-phase extraction (SPE) at bismuth-film modified glassy carbon electrode. SPE of sudan may be due to the physical adsorption between sudan and the bismuth film. The properties of the bismuth-film electrode (BiFE) designed ...  Read More

8. Nonlinear Ferroelectric And Dielectric Properties Of Bi(Mg0.5Ti0.5)O3-PbTiO3 Perovskite Solid Solutions

Seema Sharma; Radheshyam Rai; D. A. Hall; Judith Shackleton

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 92-96

Abstract
  Polycrystalline samples of Bi(Mg0.5Ti0.5)O3-PbTiO3 (BMT-PT) solid solutions exhibit high ferroelectric Curie temperatures and are promising materials for high temperature piezoelectric devices. A morphotropic phase boundary (MPB) between ferroelectric rhombohedral and tetragonal phases occurs between ...  Read More

9. Dielectric Relaxation And Conductivity Studies Of (K0.5Bi0.5)(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3 Ceramics

Subhadarsani Sahoo; Dhiren K. Pradhan; R. N. P. Choudhary; B. K. Mathur

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 97-101

Abstract
  The polycrystalline sample of (K0.5Bi0.5)(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3 was synthesized by a high- temperature solid-state reaction technique. The material crystallizes in cubic structure at room temperature. The dielectric properties of the material were investigated in a temperature range from 30-200 ºC in the ...  Read More

10. Deposition Of PZT Thin Films With (001), (110), and (111) Crystallographic Orientations And Their transverse Piezoelectric Characteristics

D. Ambika; V. Kumar; K. Tomioka; Isaku Kanno

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 102-106

Abstract
  Pb(ZrxTi1-x)O3 [PZT] thin films of morphotropic phase boundary (MPB) composition having {001}, {110}, and {111}-orientations were fabricated on silicon substrates (111)Pt/Ti/SiO2/Si using a metal organic decomposition spin-coating technique. The influence of crystallographic orientation on the transverse ...  Read More

11. Ferromagnetism In Inhomogeneous Bulk samples Of Co-doped ZnO

V. K. Sharma; M. Najim; G. D. Varma

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 107-111

Abstract
  We report on the effect of different gaseous environments (air, argon and Ar/H2) on the structural and magnetic properties of Zn0.98Co0.02O synthesized by the solid state reaction route. We have also studied the effect of different annealing times and temperatures on the as synthesized samples. M-H curves ...  Read More

12. Study Of Surface Morphology And Grain Size Of Irradiated MgO Thin Films

Jitendra Pal Singh; I. Sulania; Jai Prakash; S. Gautam; K. H. Chae; D. Kanjilal; K. Asokan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 112-117

Abstract
  Present work reports 200 MeV Ag 15+ irradiation induced effects on the surface morphology, grain size and local electronic structure in MgO thin films deposited by e-beam evaporation under ultra High vacuum. The grain size was found to decrease from 37 nm (pristine film) to 23 nm for the sample irradiated ...  Read More

13. Citrate–nitrate Derived Sr0.5Ba0.5Ta2O6 Tetragonal Tungsten Bronze Nanorods: Investigation Of Their Optical And Dielectric Properties

Yogesh Kumar Sharma; Krishna Kumar; Chandrashekhar Sharma; R. Nagarajan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 118-125

Abstract
  First time novel complex strontium barium tantalate, Sr0.5Ba0.5Ta2O6 was successfully synthesized in 1D structure (nanorods) by citrate-nitrate gel route. Their structural properties were examined via X-ray diffractometry (XRD) and revealed the formation of tetragonal tungsten bronze (TTB) structure ...  Read More

14. Fe Clusters As Origin Of Ferromagnetism In Hydrogenated Zn1-xFexO (x= 0.02 & 0.05) Samples

V. K. Sharma; G.D. Varma

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 126-129

Abstract
  Bulk samples of Zn1-xFexO (x=0.02 and 0.05) were synthesized via solid state reaction route by sintering in air at 800 o C. Some sintered samples were annealed in Ar/H2 at 800 o C for ~ 5 hrs. X-ray diffraction results reveal that the basic crystal structure of the as sintered and hydrogenated (Ar/H2) ...  Read More

15. Synthesis And Thermal Analysis Of Yttrium Metallorganic Complexes For Evaluation As Chemical Vapor Deposition Precursors

J. Selvakumar; K. S. Nagaraja

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 130-135

Abstract
  The thermal stability and suitability of synthesized yttrium metallorganic complexes were studied for chemical vapor deposition use by thermogravimetric analyses. The phase purity of the synthesized complexes was analyzed by powder X-ray diffraction and mass spectral techniques. The equilibrium vapor ...  Read More

16. Synthesis And Characterization Of Graft copolymers Of Methacrylic Acid Onto Gelatinized potato Starch Using Chromic Acid Initiator In Presence Of Air

Deepak Pathania; Reena Sharma

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 136-142

Abstract
  The graft copolymerization of methacrylic acid onto gelatinized potato starch has been carried out at 70 0 C using chromic acid as initiator. The different reaction parameters such as effect of temperature, initiator and monomer concentrations were optimized to determine the maximum percentage grafting. ...  Read More

17. A Study Of Structural, Dielectric And Electrical properties of Ba(Nd0.5Nb0.5)O3 Ceramics
Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 143-148

Abstract
  Dielectric spectroscopy is applied to investigate the electrical properties of a barium neodymium niobate, Ba(Nd0.5Nb0.5)O3 (BNN) in a temperature range from 323 K to 453 K and in the frequency range from 50 Hz to 1 MHz. The X-ray diffraction of the sample at room temperature shows a tetragonal phase. ...  Read More

18. Synthesis, Characterization And Catalytic Behaviour Of Entrapped Transition Metal Complexes Into The Zeolite-Y

Chetan K. Modi; Parthiv M. Trivedi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 149-153

Abstract
  Zeolites encumbered with transition metal ions are promising heterogeneous catalysts. Knowledge about the location and structure of the metal centers is of paramount importance for the understanding of the catalytic potential of these materials. A series of entrapped transition metal complexes in the ...  Read More

19. Synthesis Of Nanostructured Iron-antimonate and Its Application In Liquefied Petroleum Gas sensor

Satyendra Singh; B. C. Yadav; Archana Singh; Prabhat K. Dwivedi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 154-160

Abstract
  In this paper we report the synthesis of iron-antimonate (FeSbO4) via co-precipitation method for the LPG sensing application. X-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and Energy dispersive X-ray analysis (EDAX) were used to confirm the crystal structure, crystallite size, surface ...  Read More

20. Synthesis And Characterization Of Linear polylactic Acid-based Urethanes Using Tin modified Solid Cloisite-30B Catalyst

Balaji S. Selukar; Sharad P. Parwe; Kavita K. Mohite; Baijayantimala Garnaik

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 161-171

Abstract
  In recent year, biocompatible, biodegradable materials (linear polylactic acid-based urethanes) in the solid and/or liquid form have attracted tremendous attention in biomedical application particularly in stent coating. Low molecular weight poly (lactic acid) s (PLA), having narrow molecular weight ...  Read More

21. Fascinating World Of Immerging Graphene Technologies

Atul Tiwari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, Pages 172-173

Abstract
  After decades, allots of research to exploit the unique properties of graphite resulted to a successful discovery of a new nano material called graphene. Unprecedented efforts by two Manchester University professors resulted in an extraction of a single layer of graphite in the year 2004 that earned ...  Read More