State-of-the-art Of Stimuli-responsive Materials

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 507-507

  Stimuli-responsive materials are widespread demand among researchers, customize them via chemistry which trigger to induce conformational changes in structures or to take advantage in the form of structural/molecular pedals. The size and dimension oriented materials are being formulated to sense precise ...  Read More

Recent Advancements On Warfare Agents/metal Oxides Surface Chemistry And Their Simulation Study

Neha Sharma;Rita Kakkar

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 508-521

  Chemical warfare agents (CWA) have been used in the World Wars and in terrorist attacks, and hence there is an urgent need to find means of their decontamination. Metal oxides offer a rapid means of their disposal, since they contain reactive Lewis acid and basic sites, on which adsorption of the CWA, ...  Read More

Ferrolectric Nanofibers: Principle, Processing And Applications

Seema Sharma

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 522-533

  Nanotechnology is one of the rapidly growing scientific disciplines due to its enormous potential in creating novel materials that have advanced applications. Electrospinning has been found to be a viable technique to produce materials in nanofiber form. Ferroelectric and/or piezoelectric materials in ...  Read More

A New Statistical Point Of View To Choose A Better Linear Model For Reactivity And Microstructure Analysis In HEMA/furfuryl Acrylate Copolymerization Process

Gaston Fuentes Estevez; Oscar Valdes Lizama; Dionisio Zaldivar Silva; Lissette Aguero; Issa Katime

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 534-542

  Copolymers of 2–hydroxyethyl methacrylate (E) and furfuryl acrylate (A) were prepared by free radical polymerization in toluene at 80°C using benzoyl peroxide as initiator. Copolymers were analyzed by 1H–NMR in order to calculate the monomer composition in the copolymer. The monomer reactivity ...  Read More

Effect Of Al2O3 ceramic Filler On PEG-based Composite Polymer electrolytes For Magnesium Batteries

Anji Reddy Polu;Ranveer Kumar

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 543-547

  Composite polymer electrolyte films consisting of polyethylene glycol (PEG), Mg(CH3COO)2 and Al2O3 particles have been prepared by solution casting technique. The X-ray diffraction patterns of PEG-Mg(CH3COO)2 with Al2O3 ceramic filler, indicates the decrease in the degree of crystallinity with increasing ...  Read More

Green Synthetic Route For The Size Controlled Synthesis Of Biocompatible gold Nanoparticles Using Aqueous Extract Of Garlic (Allium Sativum) 

Lori Rastogi;J. Arunachalam

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 548-555

  A green synthetic approach for the highly stable, size controlled synthesis of gold nanoparticles is being described. The study explores the use of aqueous extract of garlic cloves as reducing/stabilizing agent for the synthesis of gold nanoparticles. The synthesis is achieved by heating the mixture ...  Read More

Dielectric Relaxation And Electrical Properties Of ZnO1-xSx nanoparticle dispersed Ferroelectric Mesophase

Dharmendra Pratap Singh; A. C. Pandey;Rajiv Manohar; Swadesh Kumar Gupta

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 556-561

  The ZnO1-xSx, metal oxide nanoparticles (MNPs) have been dispersed in the ferroelectric mesophase (FLC). The electrical properties and dielectric relaxation processes have been studied for the MNPs dispersed FLC system with the variation of frequency and temperature. The dielectric measurements have ...  Read More

Magnetically Tunable Superparamagnetic Cobalt Doped Iron Oxide Colloidal Nanocluster 

S. Ravi; A. Kartikeyan

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 562-566

  Magnetically tunable colloidal nano clusters (CNC’s) have been fabricated using superparamagnetic cobalt doped iron oxide CNCs for the first time. This has the regular interparticle spacing and strongly diffracts light, which is being controlled by an external field. The size of the nanoclusters ...  Read More

An Experimental And Numerical Investigation Of Mechanical Properties Of Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composites

Satnam Singh; Pardeep Kumar;S.K. Jain

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 567-572

  Composites are one of the most advanced and adaptable engineering materials. The strength of any composite depends upon volume/weight fraction of reinforcement, L/D ratio of fibers, orientation angles and other factors. The present work focuses on determination of mechanical properties of pure epoxy ...  Read More

Liquid Petrolium Gas Sensor Based On Nanocrystallite Mg0.6Cd0.4Fe2O4

A. B. Gadkari; T.J. Shinde; P.N. Vasambekar

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 573-576

  The Mg0.6Cd0.4Fe2O4 ferrite powder was synthesized by oxalate co-precipitation method. The crystal structure and surface morphology were examined by XRD, SEM and FT-IR techniques. The nanocrystallite Mg0.6Cd0.4Fe2O4 sensor was tested for LPG, Cl2 and C2H5OH. The sensitivity was measured at various operating ...  Read More

Thermal Analysis And Luminescent Properties Of Sr2CeO4 blue phosphor

Pradip Z. Zambare; K. V. R. Murthy;O. H. Mahajan; K. D. Girase

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 577-581

  In this paper we report Strontium Cerium Oxide (Sr2CeO4) blue phosphor was synthesized via solid state reaction method using strontium carbonate SrCO3 and cerium oxide CeO2 as raw materials. The samples were characterized by Thermo analytical techniques (TG, DTA, DTG and DSC) in nitrogen atmosphere, ...  Read More

A Convenient Route To Synthesize Hexagonal Pillar Shaped ZnO nanoneedles Via CTAB Surfactant

K. Kaviyarasu; Prem Anand Devarajan

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 582-585

  In this work we report the successful formation of hexagonal pillar shaped ZnO nanoneedles with high yield and by using simple cheap method with CTAB as the surfactant. SEM and TEM microscopic observation revealed that the ZnO nanorods were smooth and uniform throughout their length and the functional ...  Read More

Effect Of Sintering Temperature On Structural And Electrical Switching Properties Of Cadmium Ferrite 

S.P. Dalawai; A.B. Gadkari; T.J. Shinde; P.N. Vasambekar

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2013, Pages 586-590

  Cadmium ferrite was prepared by standard ceramic method and characterized by XRD, IR and SEM techniques. The X-ray analysis confirms the formation of single phase cubic spinel structure. The lattice constant decreases slightly and porosity increases with increase in sintering temperature. The crystallite ...  Read More