1. International Conference On Materials Science & Technology (ICMTech - 2016), India  

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 847-847

Abstract
  VBRI Press is pleased to announce Conference on Materials Science & Technology (ICMTech) during 01 – 04 March 2016, India. It is a four-day international event organised with collaboration of International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), and University of Delhi at the Conference ...  Read More

2. Preparation Of Epoxy Graphene And Its Structural And Optical Properties

Srinivasarao Yaragalla; Gopinathan Anilkumar; Vineeshkumar T. V.; Nandakumar Kalarikkal; Sabu Thomas

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 848-852

Abstract
  Epoxy graphene (EG) was synthesized from graphite (GT) powder using meta chloroperbenzoic acid (mCPBA) as an oxidizing agent at room temperature. Structural properties of the prepared EG were investigated by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy and UV-visible spectroscopy. ...  Read More

3. Structural, Dielectric, Magnetic And Magnetoelectric Characterization Of Co0.5Ni0.5Fe2O4 - Bi0.9La0.1FeO3 Composite

Manjusha and K. L. Yadav; Manjusha;K. L. Yadav

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 853-861

Abstract
  Mixed spinel -perovskite composites of (x) Co0.5Ni0.5Fe2O4-(1−x) Bi0.9La0.1FeO3(x = 0, 0.25, 0.40, 0.55, 1.0) have been synthesized by conventional solid state reaction method and annealed at 850 ºC. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) pattern shows that the composites consisted of spinel Co0.5Ni0.5Fe2O4 ...  Read More

4. Growth And Field Emission Properties Of Vertically-aligned ZnO Nanowire Array On Biaxially Textured Ni-W Substrate By Thermal Evaporation

Deepak Chhikara; K. M. K. Srivatsa; M. Senthil Kumar; Preetam Singh; Sourav Das; O. S. Panwar

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 862-866

Abstract
  Vertically well aligned and highly dense ZnO nanowires (NWs) have been grown on biaxially textured Ni substrates by a simple thermal evaporation technique over a large area without using any catalyst. The grown ZnO NWs have crystallized in wurtzite hexagonal structure and have grown along [0001] direction. ...  Read More

5. Aqueous Phase Photodegradation Of Rhodamine B And P-nitrophenol Desctruction Using Titania Based Nanocomposites

Suranjan Sikdar; Sayantan Pathak; Tanmay K Ghorai

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 867-873

Abstract
  Heterogeneous photocatalysts offer great potential for converting photon energy into chemical energy for decomposition and destruction of organic contaminants from organic molecules i.e. Rhodamine B (RhB) and p-nitophenol (p-NP) under UV light. The titania based novel MxNbxTi1-2xO2-x/2 (M = Cr, Fe; x ...  Read More

6. Silver Ion Conducting Characteristics Of A Polyethylene Oxide-based Composite Polymer Electrolyte And Application In Solid State Batteries

S. Amudha; S. Austin Suthanthiraraj

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 874-882

Abstract
  The matrix embracing a combination of polyethylene oxide [PEO] as the host polymer component and silver trifluoromethane sulfonate [AgCF3SO3] (also known as silver triflate) as the dopant salt yielding a composite polymer electrolyte [CPE] with varying compositions based on rich contents of Oxygen/Metal ...  Read More

7. Single Oriented CeO2 Buffer Layer Deposition On Biaxially Textured Ni-W Substrate By RF Magnetron Sputtering

K.M.K. Srivatsa; Preetam Singh; Sourav Das

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 883-887

Abstract
  Considerable attention has been gained on the deposition of CeO2 thin films with (200) single orientation as hetero-epitaxial buffer layer on (200) oriented biaxially textured flexible Ni substrates, in the fabrication of superconductor and semiconducting epitaxial thin films for device applications. ...  Read More

8. An Experimental And Numerical Investigation Of Tensile Properties Of Stone Wool Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites

S.T. Leong; Y. Yusof; C.F. Tan

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 888-894

Abstract
  The present work focuses on determination of tensile properties of stone wool fiber reinforced high density polyethylene composites by two methods: experimental and finite element analysis. Four weight percentage of stone wool (SW) fiber 10 – 40 wt. % were chosen. The samples of composites were ...  Read More

9. Investigations On Multiferroic, Optical And Photocatalytic Properties Of Lanthanum Doped Bismuth Ferrite Nanoparticles

Manpreet Kaur; K. L. Yadav; Poonam Uniyal

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 895-901

Abstract
  Single phase Bi1-xLaxFeO3 nanoparticles have been successfully synthesized with varied concentration (0.0 ≤ x ≤ 0.2) for the photocatalytic degradation of an industrial dye. The room temperature X-ray diffraction (XRD) pattern of La 3+ doped BiFeO3 nanoparticles reveals the structural phase transition ...  Read More

10. Effect Of Nickel Ferrite On Bismuth Ferrite To Generate Nanocomposite In Relation To Structure, Characterization, Magnetic Properties And Band Gap Evaluation

Soumya Mukherjee; Manoj Kumar Mitra

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 902-906

Abstract
  Multiferroic materials are new class of multi-functional materials which possess both ferro-electric and magnetic properties. This type of material has wide range of applications like semi-conducting to sensors applications.  Nanocomposite of equimolar perovskite-spinel is synthesized by chemical ...  Read More

11. Preparation And Physical Characterization Of CdTe Thin Films Deposited By Vacuum Evaporation For Photovoltaic Applications

Subhash Chander; M. S. Dhaka

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 907-912

Abstract
  The present communication reports the preparation and physical characterization of CdTe thin films for photovoltaic application. The thin films of thickness 660 nm and 825 nm were deposited on glass and ITO coated glass substrates employing thermal vacuum evaporation deposition method. These as-deposited ...  Read More

12. Biophysical Study On The Interaction Of Spirooxindole-annulated Thiopyran Derivatives With Bovine Serum Albumin Using Spectroscopic And Docking Methods

Swarup Roy; Sudipta Ponra; Raj Kumar Nandi; K. C. Majumdar; Tapan Kumar Das

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 913-919

Abstract
  The study of interaction between spirooxindole-annulated thiopyran derivatives (STP) and bovine serum albumin (BSA) was investigated using multi-spectroscopic and docking method. The intrinsic fluorescence of BSA could effectively quenched by STP through dynamic quenching. The thermodynamic parameters ...  Read More

13. Bulk-heterojunction Solar Cells With Different Active Layer Blends: Comparison Of Experimental And Theoretical Results

Vishal Sharma; Vinamrita Singh; Manoj Arora; Swati Arora; R.P. Tandon

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 920-923

Abstract
  Bulk-heterojunction (BHJ) organic solar cells (OSCs) were fabricated with various active layer materials. Solar cells of configuration ITO/PEDOT:PSS/P3HT:PC61BM/Al, ITO/PEDOT:PSS/P3HT:PC71BM/Al and ITO/PEDOT:PSS/ PCDTBT:PC71BM/Al were fabricated. Current density-voltage (J-V) characteristics were measured ...  Read More

14. Thermal Evolution Of Structural, Optical And Photocatalytic Properties Of TiO2 Nanostructures

Jaspal Singh; Satyabrata Mohapatra

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 924-929

Abstract
  Nanostructures of TiO2 were synthesized by a facile sol-gel method using pentanol as solvent. The effects of thermal annealing on the structural, optical and photocatalytic properties of as-synthesized TiO2 nanostructures have been studied using X-ray diffraction (XRD), atomic force microscopy (AFM), ...  Read More

15. Correlation Between Oxygen Partial Pressure And Properties Of Pulsed Laser Deposited SnO2/Fe2O3 Composite Films

M. Chowdhury; S.K. Sharma; R.J. Chaudhary

Volume 6, Issue 10 , October 2015, Pages 930-934

Abstract
  SnO2/Fe2O3 composite thin films were deposited on quartz substrates at various oxygen partial pressures with a substrate temperature of 750 °C by pulsed laser deposition. The structural and optical properties of the deposited films were studied by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Atomic force microscopy ...  Read More