Research Progress Of “Nanomaterials” In Ten Years

Lokman Uzun

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 670-672

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.8001

Abstract
  After starting to compile one of the growing subject areas of “Energy” under Advanced Materials research in the last issue, we have extracted the data in accordance to cover “Nanomaterials” for the current issue. Herein, we collected the data for last ten years and separated into ...  Read More

 Ion Induced Modification Of Structural And Photoluminescence Properties Of  Y2O3:Eu3+/ Tb3+ Nanophosphors: A Comprative Study

S. Som; S. Dutta; Subrata Das; Mukesh Kumar Pandey; Ritesh Kumar Dubey; S. P. Lochab; S. K. Sharma

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 673-677

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5927

Abstract
  Herein, a comparative study on the structural and luminescence properties of optimized Y2O3:Eu 3+ /Tb 3+ nanophosphor has been reported after 150 MeV Ni 7+ , 120 MeV Ag 9+ and 110 MeV Au 8+ ion beam irradiation at various fluences ranging from 1×10 11 to 1×10 13 ions/cm 2 . The X-ray diffraction ...  Read More

Multiferroic Properties In Nanostructured Multilayered Magnetic Semiconductor Bi0.9La0.1Fe0.9Co0.1O3-BiFeO3 Thin Films

V. Annapu Reddy; Navneet Dabra; K. K. Ashish; Jasbir S. Hundal; N. P. Pathak; R. Nath

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 678-683

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5802

Abstract
  Multilayers with nanostructured thin films of Bi0.9La0.1Fe0.9Co0.1O3-BiFeO3 (BLFCO-BFO) were grown on Zn0.91Mn0.09O (ZMO) buffered Si (100) substrate by chemical solution deposition. Structural analysis indicates that rhombohedral crystal structure of BFO, changes to orthorhombic for BLFCO film. Increased ...  Read More

 Effect Of Nanoclay On The Toughness Of Epoxy And Mechanical, Impact Properties Of E-glass-epoxy Composites

K. Krushnamurty; I. Srikanth; B. Rangababu; S. K. Majee; R. Bauri; Ch. Subrahmanyam

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 684-689

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5817

Abstract
  Organically modified montimorillonite nanoclay was added to the epoxy and E-glass-epoxy composites. The influence of nanoclay content (varied between 0 to 5wt %) on the relative crosslink density and the fracture toughness of the epoxy matrix was studied. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) indicated ...  Read More

Competition Between Layering & Nano-clustering Of Indium Atoms On Reconstructed Si (113) 3x2 Surface

Shibin T. C. Krishna; Prachi Rastogi; Neha Aggarwal; Amit Kumar Singh Chauhan; Mukesh Kumar; Govind Gupta

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 690-694

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5822

Abstract
  Scanning tunneling microscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy have been utilized to probe the growth kinetics, phenomenon of nucleation and segregation of Indium nano-islands on atomically clean stepped Si (113) 3x2 surface. Kinetically controlled growth of few monolayers (2.5 ML) of Indium (In) ...  Read More

Nano Sized C-doped TiO2 As A Visible-light Photocatalyst For The Degradation Of 2,4,6- Trichlorophenol

Atul B. Lavand; Yuvraj S. Malghe

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 695-700

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5800

Abstract
  Nanosized bare and carbon (C)-doped TiO2 were prepared using reverse micro-emulsion method. Synthesized powders were characterized with the help of X-ray diffractometer (XRD), scanning electron microscope (SEM), transmission electron microscope (TEM), energy dispersive X-ray spectroscope (EDX) and UV-visible ...  Read More

Dual Mode Emission In NaYF4:Yb Er Nanorods For Photovoltaics Application

Ashwani Kumar; Surya Kant Tripathi; Abhay D. Deshmukh

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 701-705

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5869

Abstract
  In the present study, synthesis, characterization, of dual mode emission (Up and downconversion) in lanthanide-doped NaYF4 nanorods is presented. The unique and rich energy-level structure of these lanthanide ions allows for efficient spectral conversion, including up and downconversion processes mediated ...  Read More

Electrospun Self-assembled ZnO Nanofibers Structures For Photocatalytic Activity In Natural Solar Radiations To Degrade Acid Fuchsin Dye

Ashish Gupta; Deoram V. Nandanwar; Sanjay R. Dhakate

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 706-710

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5834

Abstract
  Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles, self-assembled in the form of one dimensional ZnO nanofibers were synthesized using electrospinning technique from solution of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and zinc acetate followed by calcination at 600°C in oxidizing environment. Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) analysis ...  Read More

Fabrication And Characterization Of SWCNT- Reinforced Polyester Nanocomposites Using Tensile Test And Nanoindentation Techniques

Minh-Tai Le;Shyh-Chour Huang

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 711-716

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5821

Abstract
  The main objective of this work is to conduct a manufacturing experiment on a single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT)/polyester nanocomposite for characterization of its mechanical properties using a tensile test and nanoindentation techniques. Experimental specimens were made under identical conditions ...  Read More

Effect Of Grain Size On The Structural And Magnetic Properties Of Nanocrystalline Al3Fe5O12 By Aqueous Coprecipitation Method

S.E.Naina Vinodini

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 717-725

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5874

Abstract
  Al3Fe5O12 (AIG) nanopowders were synthesized at different pH using aqueous co-precipitation method. The effect of pH on the phase formation of AIG is characterized using XRD, TEM, FTIR and TG/DTA. From the Scherer formula, the particle sizes of the powders were found to be 15, 21, 25 and 30 nm for pH= ...  Read More

Phytochemical Fabrication And Characterization Of Silver/ Silver Chloride Nanoparticles Using Albizia Julibrissin Flowers Extract

Akl M. Awwad

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 726-730

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5816

Abstract
  Silver/ silver chloride (Ag/AgCl-NPs) nanoparticles were synthesized by a simple procedure using Albizia julibrissin flowers extract. The flowers of Albizia julibrissin extract acts a reducing, chlorinated and capping agent in the formation of Ag/AgCl-NPs. UV-visible spectroscopy was used to monitor ...  Read More

 Investigation Into The Suitability Of Kenaf Fiber To Produce Structural Concrete

Noor Md. Sadiqul Hasan; Habibur Rahman Sobuz; Abubakar Sharif Auwalu; Nafisa Tamanna

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 731-737

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5818

Abstract
  This paper investigates of an experimental research that was conducted to study the effect of natural kenaf fiber on concrete production which implements in the sustainable construction industry as a low-cost material. Concrete produced with kenaf fiber reinforced concrete (KFRC) with fiber volume contents ...  Read More

SnO2 Nanoparticles Synthesis Via Liquid-phase Co-precipitation Technique 

G. T. Lamdhade; F. C. Raghuwanshi; R. M. Agrawal; V. M. Balkhande; T. Shripath

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 738-742

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5877

Abstract
  The samples have been prepared in the form of pellets of SnO2 nanoparticles and synthesized via the liquid-phase co-precipitation technique. The ac electrical conductivity of samples is found to be frequency dependent. The dielectric constant increases with temperature and decreases with frequency of ...  Read More

Erbium Induced Raman Studies And Dielectric Properties Of Er-doped ZnO Nanoparticles

C. Jayachandraiah; G. Krishnaiah

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 743-748

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5801

Abstract
  Pure and erbium (1.30, 1.79, 2.83 and 3.53 at. %) doped ZnO nanoparticles are synthesized by wet chemical co-precipitation method. The synthesized samples are characterized by powder X-ray diffraction (XRD), energy-dispersive analysis of X-rays (EDAX), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Raman spectroscopy, ...  Read More

An Investigation Of Electrical, Magnetic And Optical Properties Of La1-xCaxMnO3 (x= 0.0, 0.3, 0.5 And 0.7) System

Khalid Sultan; M. Ikram

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, Pages 749-755

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5875

Abstract
  Results from a detailed investigation on the structural, optical, electrical and magnetic properties of polycrystalline bulk samples of La1-xCaxMnO3 (x=0, 0.3, 0.5 and 0.7) synthesized by solid state reaction method are presented. The Rietveld analysis of the X-Ray diffraction (XRD) profiles clearly ...  Read More