Indian Materials Congress® (IMC)

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 875-875

  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

ZnO Quantum Dots For Biomedical Applications

Sunita Gulia;Rita Kakkar

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 876-887

  Quantum dots (QDs), highly luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals, have found extensive applications in different fields, ranging from optoelectronic to bio-imaging. Numerous applications are emerging daily. Among these, ZnO QDs have higher biological significance because of their relative non-toxicity. ...  Read More

Study Of In Vitro Toxicity Of Glucose Capped Gold nanoparticles In Malignant And Normal Cell Lines

Harminder Kaur; Geetanjali Pujari; Asitikantha Sarma; Yogendra Kumar Mishra; Mi Kyung Jin; Bikesh K. Nirala; Nivedita K Gohil; Rainer Adelung; Devesh Kumar Avasthi

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 888-894

  Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are potential candidates for targeted drug delivery, imaging and early detection of cancer cells due to their ability to bind with cancer cells. To ensure their safe use in various possible biomedical applications, it is essential to examine the cytotoxicity and biocompatibility ...  Read More

TiO2 Modified ZnO Thick Film Resistors As Ammonia Gas Sensors

V. S. Kalyamwar; F. C. Raghuwanshi

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 895-898

  Zinc oxide nanostructures were synthesized by chemical route method. The XRD spectrum indicates that the sample is wurtezite (hexagonal) structured ZnO with lattice constants of a = 3.249A 0 , c = 5.206 A0. Thick films of synthesized ZnO were prepared by screen printing technique. The TiO2 modified ZnO ...  Read More

Using Gibbs Standard State Free Energy And A Power Regulating Device To Predict And Control The Fabrication Of Nanoporous Alumina

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

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 899-904

  The basic concept of Gibbs standard state free energy predicts a favorable condition for both room and high temperature fabrication of nanoporous alumina in phosphoric acid electrolyte. The anodization of aluminum foil in acidic electrolytes is made possible by the well known process parameters that ...  Read More

Synthesis Of Porous Titania And Its Application To Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Ammar Elsanousi; Kamal Khalifa Taha; Nazar Elamin

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 905-909

  Nanocrystalline porous titania with rutile and anatase bi-phase structure has been fabricated by the sol-gel method without the introduction of any surfactant, using tetrabutile titanate as precursor. The porous material was integrated as an electrode in a dye-sensitized solar cell as an electrode and ...  Read More

Characterization Of Nano-structured Magnesiumchromium ferrites Synthesized By Citrate-gel auto Combustion Method

M. Raghasudha; D. Ravinder; P. Veerasomaiah

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 910-916

  Nano-ferrites of the composition Mg Crx Fe2-xO4 (where x=0.0, 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 0.9 and 1.0) were synthesized at a very low temperature (180°C) by Citrate-gel auto combustion method. The as synthesized powders were sintered at 500 0 C for four hours in an air and were characterized by X-ray diffraction ...  Read More

Energy Transport During Plasma Enhanced Surface Coating Mechanism: A Mathematical Approach

Satish Tailor; Swarniv Chandra; R. M. Mohanty; P. R. Soni

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 917-920

  Heat transfer enhancement is still needed for the compactness and its smaller temperature difference of evaporator. This paper is introducing a mathematical model (Tailor-Chandra Model) for energy transport in plasma sprays process of a droplet. The model useful for calculate heat transfer through surfaces ...  Read More

Thermoluminescence Glow Curve Analysis Of Eu3+ Activated CaWO4 Phosphor

K. V. Dabre;S. J. Dhoble

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 921-926

  In this work we report the synthesis of CaWO4 pure and doped by various concentration of Eu 3+ by solid state method. Crystallinity and formation of as-synthesized phosphors were confirmed by XRD technique. PL emission of the Eu 3+ activated as-synthesized phosphors shows the strong red emission at 619 ...  Read More

Thermally Reduced Graphene oxide/thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites As Photomechanical Actuators 

M. N. Muralidharan;Seema Ansari

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 927-932

  Optically triggered actuators offer unique advantages like wireless actuation and remote control when comared to other type of actuators. They are extremely useful where stimulus other than electricity or heat is preferred. Thermally reduced graphene oxide (TRGO)/thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) composite ...  Read More

Green Synthesis Of Gold Nanoparticles For controlled Delivery

S. Malathi; M. D. Balakumaran; P. T. Kalaichelvan; S. Balasubramanian

Volume 4, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 933-940

  Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) have been synthesized by green method using chitosan as a reducing/capping agent. We designed a biocompatible carrier for controlled release of hydrophobic drugs. The designed carrier was prepared by using single oil-in-water (O/W) emulsion. The resulting AuNPs were characterized ...  Read More