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Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 174-174

  We are pleased to publish the 3 volume, 3rd 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

Perspectives Of Fluorescent And Cubic Silicon Carbide

Mikael Syv

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 175-176


  The world of materials science is a fascinating dimension. Findings in materials which were first made many years ago may lead to new frontiers for energy technologies. In these days of increasingly urgent needs for environmental progress, it is a pleasure for a materials scientist to explore materials ...  Read More

Wet-chemical Synthesis Of Spherical Arsenic Nanoparticles By A Simple Reduction Method And Its Characterization

Anjali Pal; Sandip Saha; Sanjoy Kumar Maji; Mainak Kundu; Arpan Kundu

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 177-180


  his paper has demonstrated, for the first time, the synthesis of yellowish-brown colored stable As(0) sol by borohydride-reduction of aqueous sodium arsenite maintained at pH 7-9 under ambient condition. Scanning electron microscopic (SEM) images reveal the formation of spherical As(0) nanoparticles ...  Read More

Microstructure And Dielectric Relaxation Of BT And ST Doped Ba(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3 ceramics For Sensor Applications

N. K. Singh; Pritam Kumar; Chandra Prakash

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 181-187


  Recently a new wave of interest has risen on complex perovskite structure due to their wide use in fabrication of multilayer ceramic capacitors, electrostrictive actuators, and electromechanical transducers. The polycrystalline ceramics of Ba(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3 (BFN) and its solid solutions 0.89Ba(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3-0.11BaTiO3 ...  Read More

Temperature Dependency And Current Transport Mechanisms Of Pd/V/n-type InP Schottky Rectifiers

S. Sankar Naik; V. Rajagopal Reddy

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 188-196


  We have investigated the temperature-dependent current-voltage (I-V) and capacitance-voltage (C-V) characteristics of Pd/V Schottky contacts on n-type InP in the temperature range of 200-400 K. The estimated barrier height for the Pd/V/n-type InP SBDs from the I-V and C-V characteristics have varied ...  Read More

Nanaostructured ZnO, ZnO-TiO2 And ZnO-Nb2O5 As Solid State Humidity Sensor

Richa Srivastava;B. C. Yadav

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 197-203


  Present paper deals with a comparative performance of n-type ZnO, ZnO-TiO2 and ZnO-Nb2O5 nanomaterials as humidity sensors. ZnO was synthesized through hydroxide route. TiO2 and then Nb2O5 were used as additives for improvement of sensitivity. Scanning electron micrograph of ZnO shows rod-like particles ...  Read More

On Lattice Distortion By Isovalent Cations In Silver Sulphate Solid Electrolyte

S. W. Anwane

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 204-212


  Detailed impedance spectroscopic studies are carried out by incorporating various guest iso-valent cations within the solid solubility limit having different ionic radii in Ag2SO4. The solid solubility limits up to x = 3 mole% cation doped Ag2SO4 are set with XRD, SEM, IR and DSC techniques. A major ...  Read More

Microwave Induced Synthesis And Characterization Of Semiconducting 2-thiophenecarboxaldehyde Metal Complexes

A. P. Mishra; A. Tiwari; Rajendra K. Jain

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 213-219


  The coordination complexes of Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) derived from 2-thiophenecarboxylidene-3-chloro-4-fluoroaniline (TCC) and 2-thiophenecarboxylidene-4-fluoroaniline (TCF) have been synthesized by conventional as well as microwave methods. These compounds have been characterized by elemental analysis, ...  Read More

Low Temperature Synthesis And Magneto Resistance Study Of Nano La1-xSrxMnO3 (x = 0.3, 0.33, And 0.4) Perovskites

Maneesha Gupta; Poonam Yadav; Wasi Khan; Ameer Azam; Alim H. Naqvi; R. K. Kotnala

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 220-225


  We have synthesized La1-xSrxMnO3 (with x=0.3, 0.33 & 0.4) perovskite nanoparticles using mild sol-gel technique at low temperature and thereby studied the effect of nanosize on magnetoresistance. These samples were characterized using TGA/DSC, XRD, TEM, FTIR and temperature dependent magnetoresistance ...  Read More

Transport And Surface Properties Of Molten Al-Mn Alloy

D. Adhikari; I. S. Jha; B. P. Singh

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 226-230


  The concentration fluctuation in long wavelength limit (SCC(0)) has been computed from experimental data of chemical activity of pure Al and Mn components in molten Al-Mn alloys at 1600K. The SCC(0) is used to obtain Warren-Cowely short range order parameter (α1) and ratio of mutual and intrinsic ...  Read More

Synthesis and chracterization of a Tungsten Bronze Ferroeletcric Oxide

B. N. Parida; R. Padhee;R. N. P. Choudhary; Piyush R. Das

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 231-238


  A new ferroelectric oxide (Li2Pb2Gd2W2Ti4Nb4O30) of the tungsten bronze structural family was synthesized using a high temperature solid-state reaction (i.e., mixed-oxide) method at 1100 o C. Room temperature structural analysis (XRD) shows the formation of a new compound in single phase. The ferroelectric ...  Read More

Effect Of Film Thickness On The Structural Morphological And Optical Properties Of Nanocrystalline ZnO Films Formed By RF Magnetron Sputtering

R. Subba Reddy; A. Sreedhar; A. Sivasankar Reddy; S. Uthanna

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 239-245


  Zinc oxide (ZnO) thin films were formed by RF reactive magnetron sputtering onto p-type silicon and glass substrates held at room temperature. The thickness of the films deposited was in the range 160 – 398 nm. The thickness dependence structural, morphological and optical properties of ZnO films ...  Read More

Microhardness And Electrical Properties Of PVC/Cu Composites Prepared By Ball Mill

M. G. Kulthe;R. K. Goyal

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 246-249


  Polymer matrix composites filled with metals are widely studied for the applications in electrostatic dissipation (ESD) and electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding. In view of this, the electrical conductivity and the microhardness of the polymer matrix composites based on poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) ...  Read More

Studies On Physical Properties Of Nanostructured ZnO Doped Bi-2223 Superconductors

Indu Verma; Ritesh Kumar;Nidhi Verma

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 250-254


  Samples of (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3-xZnxO10+δ (Bi-2223, x=0.0 to 0.30) were synthesized by solid-state reaction route. We carefully synthesized these compounds and characterized them for phase formation, structural/microstructural, electrical and magnetic measurements. The phase identification /gross ...  Read More

Estimation Of Lattice Constants And Type Of Conductivity Of CBD CIAS Thin Films From EDAX Spectra

B. Kavitha;M. Dhanam

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 255-258


  Near-stoichiometric and stoichiometric CBD CIAS thin films have been prepared onto well-cleaned substrates. EDAX spectra of the prepared thin films enabled to determine the film composition, stoichiometry nature, type of conductivity, lattice constants, volume of the unit cell and density of CIAS thin ...  Read More

Graft Copolymerization Of Acrylic Acid Onto Gelatinized Patato Starch For Removal Of Metal Ions And Organic Dyes From Aqueous System

Deepak Pathania; Reena Sharma;Susheel Kalia

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2012, Pages 259-264


  The graft copolymerization of acrylic acid onto gelatinized potato starch has been carried out at 70ºC using chromic acid as an initiator. The different reaction parameters such as reaction temperature, initiator and monomer concentrations were optimized to get the maximum percentage grafting. The ...  Read More