1.  Research Trends In “Biomaterials” Under Advanced Materials From Last Five Years

Lokman Uzun

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 756-759

Abstract
  In this issue, we continue to publish the data collected from Scopus in accordance to Biomaterials under “Advanced Materials” research from last five years. We elucidated the data for top-ten countries, affiliations and authors in respective biomaterials field. The most producing countries ...  Read More

2. In-situ Electrochemical Synthesis Of Prussian Blue Composite With Gold Nanoparticles And Its Application In Hydrogen Peroxide Biosensor

Suman Singh; D. V. S. Jain; M. L. Singla

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 760-767

Abstract
  This manuscript presents in-situ electrochemical synthesis of Prussian Blue-gold nanoparticles (PB- AuNPs) composite for application in hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) biosensor. The SEM image clearly showed the presence of AuNPs of size in range of 50 to 200 nm spread on PB matrix. UV-Visible spectra showed ...  Read More

3. A Comparative Study Of Polyurethane Nanofibers With Different Patterns And Its Analogous Nanofibers Containing MWCNTs

Javier Macossay; Faheem A Sheikh; Hassan Ahmad; Hern Kim; Gary L Bowlin

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 768-773

Abstract
  Tissue engineering is a multidisciplinary field that has evolved in various dimensions in recent years. One of the main aspects in this field is the proper adjustment and final compatibility of implants at the target site of surgery. For this purpose, it is desired to have the materials fabricated at ...  Read More

4. Effects Of Infrared And Ultraviolet Radiation On The Viability Of Cells Immobilized In Porous TiNi-based Alloy Scaffold

Sergey Gunther; Oleg Kokorev; Timofey Chekalkin; Valentina Hodorenko; Georgiy Dambaev; Ji-Hoon Kang; Victor Gunther

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 774-778

Abstract
  Cell responses to electromagnetic radiation are due to many factors including the cellular microenvironment. The aim of the present study was to explore the effects of ultraviolet (UV) and infrared (IR) irradiation of low intensity on cultured cells derived from different biological tissues (spleen, ...  Read More

5. Dielectric Properties Of Pr6O11 Nanorods Grown Chemically At Low Temperature And Atmospheric Pressure

Lalit Sharma; Partheepan Ganesan; Ranjit Kumar; T.D. Senguttuvan; Vidya N. Singh

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 779-782

Abstract
  Due to high dielectric constant, Pr6O11 is viewed as a prospective gate dielectric material in decanano metal-oxide-semiconductor devices. In this study, structural, optical and dielectric properties of Pr6O11 nanorods have been investigated for its possible application as gate dielectric materials for ...  Read More

6. Predicted Growth Of Through-thickness Stress Corrosion Cracks In Anhydrous Ammonia Nurse Tanks 

Andrew T. Becker; Alan M. Russell; L. Scott Chumbley

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 783-789

Abstract
  Anhydrous ammonia is a toxic material that is transported from distribution centers to farm fields in steel pressure vessels called nurse tanks. Numerous accidents have occurred in which nurse tanks failed and ammonia was released, often with explosive force. The majority of such accidents are caused ...  Read More

7. Synthesis And Characterization Of Semi-interpenetrating Polymer Network Based On Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes

A. Jayakumar; N. Malarvizhi; B. Rajeswari; A. Murali; Debasis Samanta; P. Saravanan; C. Muralidharan; Sellamuthu N. Jaisankar

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 790-794

Abstract
  Semi-interpenetrating polymer networks (semi-IPNs) based polyurethane (PU), polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and functionalized single–walled carbon nanotubes (f-SWCNTs), films were prepared using sequential polymerization technique. Carboxyl functionalized SWCNTs in semi-IPNs matrixes were confirmed by ...  Read More

8. Effect Of Xe Dilution On Structural, Electrical And Optical Properties Of Nanocrystalline Si Films Deposited By HW-CVD Method

Vaishali S. Waman; Azam H. Mayabadi; Mahesh M. Kamble; Bharat B. Gabhale; Adinath M. Funde; Vasant G. Sathe; Habib M. Pathan; Sandesh R. Jadkar

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 795-802

Abstract
  We investigated the effect of Xe dilution of silane on structural, optical and electrical properties of nanocrystalline Si films deposited by HW-CVD. With increase in Xe dilution of silane nanocrystalline-to-amorphous transition or amorphization has been observed in nanocrystalline Si films. The amorphization ...  Read More

9. Poly(o-anisidine) Carbon Fiber Based Composites As An Introductory Material For EMI Shielding      

Rakesh Kumar; Seema Joon; Avanish P. Singh; Brij P. Singh; S. K. Dhawan

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 803-809

Abstract
  In response to the striking research activity and publications in fabrication of multifunctional materials, the present work is an attempt to fabricate processible composite sheets of poly (o-anisidine)-carbon fiber (PoACF) by a facile, low cost method and find their use in electromagnetic interference ...  Read More

10. Influence Of Al3+ Substitution On Impedance Spectroscopy Studies Of Ni0.27Cu0.10Zn0.63AlxFe2-xO4 

M. Belal Hossen; A.K.M. Akther Hossain

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 810-815

Abstract
  The influence of Al 3+ substitution on the microstructure and impedance spectroscopy of Ni0.27Cu0.10Zn0.63AlxFe2-xO4 has been studied by scanning electron microscopy and impedance analyzer where the formation of the material in the spinel crystal structure was initially confirmed by X-ray structural ...  Read More

11. Synthesis And Characterization Of SnO2 Nanoparticles: Effect Of Hydrolysis Rate On The Optical Properties

R. Bargougui; K. Omri; A. Mhemdi; S. Ammar

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 816-819

Abstract
  Nanocrystalline SnO2 oxides particles have been successfully synthesized via polyol process using diethylene glycol (DEG) as a solvent, followed by powder thermal treatment. The general applicability of the process is shown and the advantages in terms of properties and processability are described. The ...  Read More

12. Swift Heavy Ion Induced Functionality In Nanocrystalline CdS Thin Films: Role Of Growth Temperature

Pragati Kumar; Nupur Saxena; Avinash Agarwal; Vinay Gupta

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 820-827

Abstract
  Influence of growth temperature on swift heavy ion (SHI) induced structural and optical functionality in CdS thin films is explored for photonic applications. Intense green emission is observed in nanocrystalline CdS thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) at two different substrate temperatures ...  Read More

13. Estimation Of Magnetic Interactions In Substituted Mg-Mn Ferrites Synthesized Via Citrate Precursor Technique

Gagan Kumar; Virender Pratap Singh; Arun Kumar; Jyoti Shah; Shalendra Kumar; B.S. Chauhan; R.K. Kotnala; M. Singh

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 828-833

Abstract
  We investigated the effects of In 3+ and Co 2+ substitutions on the structural and magnetic properties of Mg-Mn ferrites. The cation distribution technique was taken into account to estimate the magnetic interactions. Cation distribution was also used to investigate the ionic radii of tetrahedral and ...  Read More

14. Structural, Electrical and Optical Properties Of Molybdenum Doped Zinc Oxide Films Formed By Magnetron Sputtering

R. Subba Reddy; K. Radhamma; A. Sivasankar Reddy; S. Uthanna

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 834-839

Abstract
  Thin films of molybdenum doped (2.7 at.%) zinc oxide (MZO) were deposited on glass substrates held at room temperature by RF magnetron sputtering of mosaic target of Mo-Zn at different substrate bias voltages. The influence of substrate bias voltage on the structural, electrical and optical properties ...  Read More

15. Structural And Electrical Properties Of Self-standing Polyaniline Films Modified With Gold Nanoparticles 

Sonika Thakur; Anupinder Singh; Lakhwant Singh

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, Pages 840-846

Abstract
  Self-standing polyaniline (Pani) films modified with gold nanoparticles (Au NP’s), where Au NP’s are added in different successive weight percents, have been synthesized by conventional chemical polymerization technique. An in-depth investigation of the structural and electrical characteristics ...  Read More