Advanced Materials World Congress (AMWC) 

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 251-251

  We are glad to announce Advanced Materials Word Congress (AMWC, together with the International Association of Advanced Materials ( and hosted by the Ä°zmir Institute of Technology in the beautiful coastal town ÇeÅŸme, Turkey at ...  Read More

Transition Metal Ion-induced Anisotropic Architectures Using 4,4’-dicarboxy-2,2’-bipyridyl-silver Nanopetals

Narayanasamy Vilvamani; Sasanka Deka; Tarkeshwar Gupta

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 252-260

  Designing anisotropic nano- and micro-structures are imperative in many technology oriented fields. Here we have reported a self templating method, where flower like microstructure of silver particles were used as template to generate several anisotropic structures such as rectangular cum dumbbell, cubes, ...  Read More

Effects Of Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes And Graphene On The Mechanical Properties Of Hybrid Polymer Composites

P.S. Shivakumar Gouda; ;Dayananda Jawali; Raghavendra Kulkarni; S.N. Kurbet; and Dayananda Jawali

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 261-270

  A small amount of Graphene and Multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) by direct mixing were employed to disperse these nanoparticles into a mono-component epoxy system and used as matrix for advanced composites with woven Glass and Carbon fiber reinforcements. These nanoparticles were added directly into ...  Read More

Preparation, Characterization And Cr(VI) adsorption Behavior Study Of Poly(acrylic Acid) grafted Ficus Carica Bast Fiber

Shikha Sharma; Deepak Pathania;Pardeep Singh

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 271-276

  In the present study the chemical modification of Ficus carica bast fiber with acrylic acid using ceric ammonium nitrate and nitric acid was done in aqueous medium. The raw and modified fibers were characterized using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), ...  Read More

Performance Evaluation Of Solar Cooker Using Some [N+4444] Based Ionic Liquids As Thermal Energy Storage Materials

Vasishta D. Bhatt;Kuldip Gohil

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 277-282

  Seven ionic liquids (ILs) based on tetrabutylammonium cation [N+4444] and inorganic anions were tested for their applications in a solar cooker. Thermophysical characteristics like melting point, density, heat of fusion, heat of solid - solid transitions, specific heat capacity and thermal conductivity ...  Read More

Thermodynamic And Structural Behaviour Of liquid Al-Ga Alloys

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

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 283-287

  Quasi-chemical approximation has been used to study the mixing behaviour of liquid aluminium-gallium binary alloys by computing thermodynamic functions, such as free energy of mixing, heat of mixing, entropy of mixing, activity and microscopic functions, such as concentration fluctuation in long wavelength ...  Read More

Synthesis, Electrical And Dielectrical Properties Of Lithium Iron Oxide

P. Rosaiah; O. M. Hussain

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 288-295

  Lithium iron oxide (LiFeO2) cathode material was prepared by using hydrothermal synthesis. The XRD spectrum exhibited predominant (200) orientation peak at 2q= 43.63o corresponding to cubic rock-salt structure with Fm3m space group and the estimated lattice parameter of the sample is 4.176 Å. Electric ...  Read More

High Specific Capacitance Of Electrochemically synthesized Nano MnO2 – Gold Electrodes For supercapacitors

S. Ravi; V.S. Prabhin

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 296-299

  Transition metal ions like MnO2 are promising materials for electrodes in supercapacitors owing to their high capacitance for storing electrical charges and also eco-friendly with plenty of availability. We have decorated honey-bee like MnO2 nanostructure over gold coated silicon wafer by electrodeposition. ...  Read More

Electrical Properties Of Barium Titanate Dispersed Silver Sulphate

S. W. Anwane

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 300-309

  Composite materials which are heterogeneous mixtures of two or more solid phases offer value added properties for device applications. When ion conducting Ag2SO4 is dispersed with insulating BaTiO3, enhanced electrical properties are observed along with improved surface morphology. The electrical properties ...  Read More

Mossbauer, Magnetic, Dielectric And Dc conductivity Of Al3+ ions Substituted Mg-Mn-Ni nano Ferrite Synthesized By Citrate Precursor method

Satish Verma; Jagdish Chand;M. Singh

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 310-316

  Nanocrystalline Al3+ ions doped Mg0.2Mn0.5Ni0.3AlyFe2-yO4 compositions, where y=0.0, 0.05 and 0.10 have been synthesized by citrate precursor method. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) revealed that the ferrite has single phase cubic spinel structure. The calculated particle size from XRD data have been verified ...  Read More

Microstructure And Photo-catalytic Dye Degradation Of Silver- Silica Nano Composites Synthesised By Sol-gel Method

Surender Duhan; B.S. Dehiya;Vijay Tomer

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 317-322

  Sol–gel chemistry has recently attracted a large attention with a view of preparation of silver-silica nano-composites for photo-catalytic applications. This method of synthesis allows glassy materials to be prepared at a much lower temperature than the traditional melt-glass techniques. Moreover, ...  Read More

Impulsive Excitation Of Mechanoluminescence In γ-ray Irradiated ZnAl2O4:Dy Phosphors synthesized By Solution Combustion Technique

K. K. Satapathy;F. Khan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , April 2013, Pages 323-326

  The mechanoluminescence (ML) of γ-irradiated Anchor ZnAl2O4: Dy phosphor has been studied. ZnAl2O4 samples having different concentrations of Dy were prepared by solution combustion technique by using hydrazine as a fuel. ML was excited impulsively by dropping a load onto the sample. Two distinct ...  Read More