1. Indian Materials Congress®

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 797-797

  We are pleased to announce Indian Materials Congress® (IMC). It will be an annual event organised by Vinoba Bhave Research Institute, India during 08-11 December each year from 2014. The goal of congress is to provide a global platform for Indian researchers and engineers coming from academia and ...  Read More

2. State-of-the-art Of Chemically Grown Vanadium Pentoxide Nanostructures With Enhanced Electrochemical Properties

Dimitra Vernardou

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 798-810

  This review begins by the principles that describe the intercalation properties of vanadium pentoxide. Recent developments in the chemical synthesis of vanadium pentoxide nanostructures including nanorod and nanotube arrays, nanowires, anhydrous and hydrous nanorolls and nanobelts, nanoribbons, nanocables ...  Read More

3. Quantum Dots For Diagnosis Of Cancers

Pragati Malik; Sunita Gulia; Rita Kakkar

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 811-822

  The most widely researched and investigated disease, both medically and scientifically, in the current era is the formidable disease cancer. The chances of successful treatment and hence the curability increases if it is diagnosed at an early stage. This can be done only by increasing awareness amongst ...  Read More

4. A Study On Correlation Between Strain Effect And Conduction Mechanism Of La0.9Ca0.1MnO3 Films

S. Uthayakumar; P. Santhosh; G. H. Aydogdu; H. -U. Habermeier

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 823-826

  Thin films of La0.9Ca0.1MnO3 with thicknesses in the range of 40-200 nm grown on (100) SrTiO3 employing pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique have been investigated by measuring structure and transport properties. The structural properties of the films were studied by X-ray diffraction (XRD) technique ...  Read More

5. Experimental And Numerical Investigations On Fracture Behavior Of High Silica Glass/satin Textile Fiber Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Composites

P.S. Shivakumar Gouda; Krishnaraja G. Kodancha; Dayananda Jawali

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 827-835

  The fracture behavior of a high silica glass-satin textile fiber reinforced hybrid polymer composite (HPC) under the full range of in-plane loading conditions has been investigated experimentally and numerically. Loading conditions from pure mode- I, through various mixed mode I/II ratios up to pure ...  Read More

6. Growth Of Tin Catalyzed Silicon Nanowires By Electron Beam Evaporation

R. Rakesh Kumar; K. Narasimha Rao; K. Rajanna; A. R. Phani

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 836-840

  Silicon nanowires were grown on tin (Sn) coated Si substrates using electron beam evaporation technique at a growth temperature of 350°C. The as grown Si nanowires were characterized by Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy attached with Energy Dispersive ...  Read More

7. Enhanced White Light Emission And Energy Transfer Studies Of Dy3+/Ce3+ Co-doped YAl3(BO3)4 Phosphors For White Light Emitting Diodes

G.V. Lokeswara Reddy; L. Rama Moorthy; T. Chengaiah; B.C. Jamalaiah

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 841-848

  We reported the structure, photoluminescence and energy transfer studies of Dy 3+ /Ce 3+ co-doped YAl3(BO3)4 (YAB) phosphors prepared by solid-state reaction method at 1200 o C/3h. Upon 273 nm UV excitation, the YAB:Ce 3+ phosphor exhibits a sharp emission band with peak maximum at 380 nm related to ...  Read More

8. High Stability Field Emission From Zinc Oxide Coated Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Films

Rajkumar Patra; Santanu Ghosh; Himani Sharma; Vasant D. Vankar

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 849-855

  A comparative study of electron field emission (FE) property of pristine mutiwalled carbon nanotubes (p-CNTs), zinc (Zn) coated CNTs (Zn-CNT), zinc oxide (ZnO) coated CNTs (ZnO-CNT) is reported. CNTs were synthesized on p-type Si (100) by microwave plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (MPECVD) method ...  Read More

9. AC Conductivity And Battery Application Of Polyethylene Oxide/PANI/sodium Chlorate Composites

Kunteppa H; Ameena Parveen; H. G. Harish Kumar; Aashis S. Roy

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 856-861

  Polymer electrolytes based on polyethylene oxide complexes with conducting polyaniline (PANI) and a salt of sodium chlorate has been prepared in different weight percentage ratios. The complexation is confirmed by FTIR spectroscopy and morphology study by employing SEM. AC conductivity measurements are ...  Read More

10. Local Electronic Structure Of Heavy-ion Irradiated Nano-crystalline Stoichiometric La0.8Sr0.2Mn0.8Fe0.2O3 Particles Using Highresolution Mössbauer Spectroscopy

Usha Chandra; K. Asokan; V. Ganesan

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 862-868

  Nanocrystalline stoichiometric La0.8Sr0.2Mn0.8Fe0.2O3 manganites synthesized by sol gel technique were irradiated by 200 MeV Ag +16 ion beam at various fluences and investigated by X-ray diffraction (XRD), magnetization and high resolution Mössbauer spectroscopic techniques. The analysis of Mössbauer ...  Read More

11. Spectroscopy And Structural Study On CdSe Thin Films Deposited By Chemical Bath Deposition

M. P. Deshpande; Nitya Garg; Sandip V. Bhatt; Pallavi Sakariya; S. H. Chaki

Volume 4, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 869-874

  Cadmium selenide (CdSe) thin films were prepared by chemical bath deposition technique on glass substrates using cadmium acetate dihydrate as a source of Cd 2+ ions, and sodium selenosulphate as a source of Se 2- ions respectively. Triethanolamine and ammonia were used as complexing and pH controlling ...  Read More