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Guar Gum: A Versatile Industrial Plant Polymer

Hisatoshi Kobayashi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 265-265


  Guar gum is a non-ionic carbohydrate polymer derived from the endosperm of two annual leguminous plants Cyanaposis teragonalobus and Cyanaposis psoraloides. Chemically, it is galactomannan consisting straight chain of mannose units attached by β-D-(1→4) linkages, having α-D-galactopyranosyl ...  Read More

Theoretical Study Of The Geometric, Electronic Structure And Properties Of Alternating Donor-acceptor Conjugated Oligomers: Carbazole (Cbz)-based 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene (Edot)

Z. El Malki; M. Haddad;M. Bouachrine; M. Hamidi; J-P Lere-Porte; F. Serein-Spirau; L. Bejjit

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 266-272


  In this work the geometrical and electronic properties of (Carbazole-3.4-Ethylenedioxythiophene) (Cbz-Edot) based alternating donor-acceptor conjugated oligomers were studied by the density functional theory (DFT) at the B3LYP level with 6-31G(d) basis set. The acceptors investigated include thiazole ...  Read More

Room Temperature Anodization Of Aluminum And The Effect Of The Electrochemical Cell In The Formation Of Porous Alumina Films From Acid And Alkaline Electrolytes 

Alaba O. Araoyinbo; Azmi Rahmat; Mohd Nazree Derman; Khairel Rafezi Ahmad

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 273-278


  Nanoporous alumina was produced by anodic oxidation of aluminum in both acidic and alkaline electrolytes. Previous reports indicate that nanoporous alumina is mainly produced from strongly acidic electrolytes, and with the use of a low freezing temperature controlled bath to control the propagation and ...  Read More

Biocompatible Synthesis Of Silver And Gold Nanoparticles Using Leaf Extract Of Dalbergia Sissoo 

Chandan Singh; Ritesh K. Baboota; Pradeep Kr Naik; Harvinder Singh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 279-285


  This report presents a rapid, reproducible and a green biogenic approach for the biosynthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles using leaf extract of Dalbergia sissoo. The biomolecules present in the plant induced the reduction of Au 3+ and Ag + ions from HAuCl4 and AgNO3 respectively, which resulted ...  Read More

Structural, Dielectric And Conductivity Properties Of Ba2+ doped (Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3 ceramic 

Meera Rawat; K. L. Yadav; Amit Kumar; Piyush Kumar Patel; Nidhi Adhlakha; Jyoti Rani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 286-292


  Polycrystalline (Bi0.5Na0.5)1-xBaxTiO3 [here after BNBT], x = 0, 0.02, 0.04, 0.06, 0.08, and 0.1 ceramics have been synthesized by conventional solid state reaction process and were characterized by X-ray diffraction technique, which indicates that on substitution of Ba 2+ in Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3 (BNT) ceramic ...  Read More

Fabrication Of F-MCC-T Optical Fiber Nanoprobes By Pulling Method 

Shenqi Wang;Yi Ge

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 293-296


  A nanoscale optical fiber probe with proper tailored tip diameter, taper angle and taper length is essential to monitor biological phenomena in single cells. In this work, F-MCC-T optical fiber, a multimode optical fiber with good propagating property within UV-Vis range is selected to fabricate the ...  Read More

Optical And Electrical Properties Of Si Nanocrystals Embedded In SiC Matrix

Rimpy Shukla; C. Summonte; M. Canino; M. Allegrezza; M. Bellettato; A. Desalvo; D. Nobili; S. Mirabella; N. Sharma; M. Jangir; I.P. Jain

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 297-304


  Silicon nanocrystals (Si NCs) embedded in a dielectric matrix showing tunable band gap properties have recently emerged as attracting top absorbers in silicon based high efficiency multijunction devices. This paper presents optical and electrical characterization of Si NCs in SiC matrix resulting from ...  Read More

Structural And Electrical Properties Of Ba3Sr2GdTi3V7O30 

B. B. Mohanty; M. P. K. Sahoo;R. N. P. Choudhary; P. S. Sahoo

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 305-308


  The polycrystalline Ba3Sr2GdTi3V7O30 material of tungsten bronze structural family was prepared by a high-temperature solid-state reaction technique. Preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis exhibits the formation of single-phase compound with orthorhombic crystal system. Surface micrograph recorded by ...  Read More

Structure And Catalytic Activity Relationships Of Fe/Co Supported On Different Sources Of Al(OH)3 in The Production Of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes By Catalytic Chemical Vapour Deposition Method 

H. Kathyayini;N. Nagaraju

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 309-314


  Al(OH)3 from different sources has been used as supports for a mixture of Fe/Co salts and employed in the synthesis of Multiwall Carbon nanotubes by Catalytic Chemical Vapour Deposition method. These supported-catalysts have been characterized by Scanning Electron Microscopy, Powdered X-ray diffraction, ...  Read More

Structural And Impedance Spectroscopy Analysis Of Ba(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3-BaTiO3 ceramic System 

N. K. Singh; Radheshyam Rai;Andrei L. Kholkin; Pritam Kumar

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 315-320


  Polycrystalline samples of BaFe0.5Nb0.5O3 and (1-x)Ba(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3-xBaTiO3, [referred as BFN and BFN-BT respectively] (x = 0.00, 0.15 and 0.20) have been synthesized by a high-temperature solid-state reaction technique. The formation of the compound was checked by an X-ray diffraction (XRD) technique. ...  Read More

Superconducting State Parameters Of Binary Metallic Glasses 

Aditya M. Vora

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 321-329


  Well known Ashcroft’s empty core (EMC) model potential is used to study the theoretical investigation of the superconducting state parameters (SSP) viz. electron-phonon coupling strength, Coulomb pseudopotential, transition temperature, isotope effect exponent and effective interaction strength ...  Read More

Solution Combustion Preparation Of Fe2O3- Nano-flakes: Synthesis And Characterization 

Pooja Dhiman; Amit Kumar;M. Singh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 330-333


  This paper outlines synthesis of iron oxide nano-flakes and their magnetic properties. Fe2O3–Nano-flakes were synthesized by simple, non-expensive solution combustion method using glycine as fuel. XRD confirmed the phase purity of the sample. Surface morphology and elemental composition were determined ...  Read More

Spectroscopic Characterization Of Dichloro-DPQ With PMMA And PS Blended Films 

S. B. Raut; S. J. Dhoble;R. G. Atram

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 334-339


  For the application in organic light-emitting diodes, the efficient new derivative of 2, 4-diphenyl quinoline i.e., 2(2’,4’-dichloro phenyl)-4-phenyl quinoline (dichloro-DPQ) has been synthesized by Friedlander condensation at 140°C. Blended films of dichloro-DPQ with poly (methyl methacrylate) ...  Read More

Synthesis Of CdSe Nanoparticles By Solvothermal Route: Structural, Optical And Spectroscopic Properties

Punita Srivastava;Kedar Singh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 340-344


  We have developed successfully the synthesis of highly yielded CdSe nanoparticles (NPs) at 60 0C by solvothermal route in which the cadmium and selenium precursors have been dissolved in deionized water, ethylene glycol and hydrazine hydrate. This route is very facile, inexpensive and less hazardous ...  Read More

Comparative Investigation Of Cellular Response Of Nanoparticles

Sandeep Kumar; Neeraj Dilbaghi;Anju Manuja; Gaurav Bhanjana

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 345-349


  Nanoparticles are being designed with chemically modifiable surfaces to attach a variety of molecules to improve biosensing, imaging techniques, delivery vehicles, and other useful biological tools. Keeping this in view, the present research work is focused on investigation of cytotoxicity of metal oxide ...  Read More

A Comparative Analysis Of Structural, Optical And Photocatalytic Properties Of ZnO And Ni Doped ZnO Nanospheres Prepared By Sol Gel Method

Shashi Kant;Amit Kumar

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2012, Pages 350-354


  Zn1-xNixO (x=0, 0.5) nanoparticles were successfully prepared by sol gel method. Structural analysis was performed by XRD confirming phase purity and crystalline wurtzite structure. Surface morphology of nanosystems was performed by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and High Resolution Transmission ...  Read More