Advanced Materials World Congress (AMWC) -2015, Sweden

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 1-1

  VBRI Press AB is pleased to sponsor ‘Advanced Materials World Congress’ (AMWC) during 23-26 August, 2015, in Stockholm, Sweden. It is a four-day international event organised by the International Association of Advanced Materials (, which regularly ...  Read More

Effect Of Annealing Time On The Composition, Microstructure And Band Gap Of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Thin Films

Om P. Singh; N. Muhunthan; Vidya N. Singh; Bhanu P. Singh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 2-7

  In this study, CZTS thin films were deposited by co-sputtering Cu, ZnS and SnS targets and sulfurizing it in H2S atmosphere at 550 °C. It has been observed that by varying the sulfurization time from 5 to 40 min, the secondary phases got eliminated and stoichiometric film is obtained. This leads ...  Read More

The Equilibrium Of Martensite Shear Stress At Phase Transistors In TiNi-based Alloy

Victor E. Gunther; Timofey L. Chekalkin; Ji-Soon Kim; Valentina N. Hodorenko

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 8-12

  Thermoelastic martensitic transformations play a fundamental role in the shape memory effect and related phenomena. Owing to their unique crystallographic and thermomechanical behaviour, martensitic transformations have generated considerable research in the areas of crystallography, thermodynamics and ...  Read More

Biosensor For Detection Of Selective Anticancer Drug Gemcitabine Based On Polyaniline-gold Nanocomposite

Keisham Radhapyari; Raju Khan

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 13-18

  Electrochemical biosensor is an effective tool for pharmaceutical analysis due to its simplicity, specificity, sensitivity, fast, cost-effective and repetitive measurements with miniaturized and portable devices. The paper illustrates the detail methodology for development of an amperometric biosensor ...  Read More

Cassia Grandis Seed Gum-graft-poly(acrylamide)-silica Hybrid: An Excellent Cadmium (II) Adsorbent

Vandana Singh; Stuti Tiwari; Sadanand Pandey; Rashmi Sanghi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 19-26

  This study puts forward the synthesis of an excellent cadmium adsorbent having unprecedented high capacity (Qmax = 5000 mg g -1 ) to capture cadmium ions from synthetic cadmium solution. To synthesize the adsorbent (A700), base catalyzed polymerization of tetra ethylorthosilicate (TEOS) was conducted ...  Read More

Phase Transitions Of The Ferroelectric Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3 By Dielectric And Internal Friction Measurements

Venkata Ramana Mudinepalli; N. Ramamanohar Reddy; Wen-Chin Lin; K.V. Siva Kumar; B.S. Murty

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 27-32

  This work focuses on the high temperature dielectric and mechanical spectroscopic properties of lead free relaxor Sodium Bismuth Titanate (NBT) ceramics, fabricated by conventional ceramic double sintering method. Systematic measurements of dielectric and mechanical properties have been performed as ...  Read More

Anti-emetic Drug Delivery For Cancer Patients Through Electrospun Composite Nanofibers Transdermal Patch: In Vitro Study

Damanpreet Kaur; Nahar Singh;Sanjay R. Dhakate; Ashish Gupta

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 33-39

  The objective of the present investigation is to deliver antiemetic GH (Granisetron hydrochloride) drug to cancer patient through nanofibers transdermal patch to overcome the problem of chemotherapy induced post-operative side effects like nausea and vomiting. The biodegradable poly vinylalcohol (PVA) ...  Read More

On The Molecular Basis Of Silica Gel Morphology

Agnieszka Kierys; Jacek Goworek; Michal Rawski; Istvan Halasz

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 40-46

  Distinction between molecular constitutions of differently made silica gels succeeded only recently.  This paper seeks relationship between the different molecular structures of acid and base set gels and their morphology and pore structure.  Gels were fabricated from both tetraethyl orthosilicate, ...  Read More

Optical Behaviour Of CdS Nanorods Dispersed In Liquid Crystal

J.S. Roy; T. Pal Majumder; R. Dabrowski; B.K. Mahato; A. Barman

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 47-50

  The optical properties of CdS nanorods have been modified in presence of antiferroelectric liquid crystals (AFLC). The effective refractive index of the CdS nanorods has been increased from 2.468 to 2.499 due to presence of AFLC molecules. The change in optical band gap of the CdS nanorods dispersed ...  Read More

Biosynthesis Of Colloidal Copper Hydroxide Nanowires Using Pistachio Leaf Extract

Akl M. Awwad; Borhan Albiss

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 51-54

  Copper hydroxide nanowires were synthesized from copper chloride dihydrate and sodium hydroxide in the  presence of Pistachio leaf extract  at room temperature. The results of scanning electron microscopy (SEM)  exhibited  that the copper hydroxide  Cu(OH)2  are nanowires  ...  Read More

Green Synthesis Of Gold Nanoparticles From The Leaf Extract Of Nepenthes Khasiana And Antimicrobial Assay

B.S. Bhau; Sneha Ghosh; Sangeeta Puri; B. Borah; D.K. Sarmah; Raju Khan

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 55-58

  Synthesis of nanoparticles from various biological systems has been reported, but among all, biosynthesis of nanoparticles from plants is considered as the most suitable method. The use of plant material not only makes the process eco-friendly but also the abundance makes it more economical. The aim ...  Read More

Synthesis And Characterization Of Graphite Doped Chitosan Composite For Batch Adsorption Of Lead (II) Ions From Aqueous Solution

Asha H. Gedam; Rajendra S. Dongre; Amit K. Bansiwal

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 59-67

  The adsorption of poisonous lead (II) from aqueous solution using graphite doped chitosan composite as an adsorbent has been carried out. The characterizations of graphite doped chitosan composite were studied by using instrumental techniques like X-ray diffraction, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy ...  Read More

Electrical And Polarization Behaviour Of Titania Nanoparticles Doped Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal

Swadesh Kumar Gupta; Dharmendra Pratap Singh; Rajiv Manohar*

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 68-72

  The present study focuses on the effect of anatase TiO2 (titania) nanoparticles (NPs) on conductivity and polarization in a ferroelectric liquid crystal (FLC). Different dielectric and electro-optical measurements have been conducted to explore the charge transportation and polarization mechanism in ...  Read More

 Growth And Properties Of Pulsed Laser Deposited Al-doped ZnO Thin Film

Gurpreet Kaur; Anirban Mitra; K.L. Yadav

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 73-79

  Al-doping of 1.5% by weight, in ZnO (Al:ZnO), thin films are deposited on glass substrates at temperature 400 °C and varying oxygen gas pressure (PO2) from 1.33 Pa to 5.32 Pa via Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) technique. The single crystalline nature of the thin films is confirmed from the X-ray diffraction ...  Read More

Energy Absorption Capabilities Of Aluminium Foam-filled Square

Dipen Kumar Rajak; L.A. Kumaraswamidhas; S. Das

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 80-85

  In this study compression behavior and energy absorption capacity of aluminium foam-filled square tubes under the divers strain rate in between 0.01 to 1/s at room temperature were studied. The foam-filled thin-wall square tube were made up of aluminium tube, aluminium tube as its shell and closed–cell ...  Read More