An Era Of High-tech Materials

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 1-2

  The design of innovative materials is one of measure for driving industry to place the sustainable basis of new technology in order to enhance the wealth and well-being of society. The last half century has realized a vital development in the area of high-tech materials ranging from various elements ...  Read More

Fate Of Inorganic Nanoparticles In Agriculture

Navneet Phogat; Shadab Ali Khan; Shiv Shankar; Abu A. Ansary; Imran Uddin

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 3-12

  In modern world, engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) are increasingly becoming an important component of daily life. They are becoming an integral part of a wide range of man-made products including electronics, paints, biomedical products, sunscreens, clothing, automobiles, etc. Rapid progress in the manufacturing ...  Read More

Nanoindentation Shows Uniform Local Mechanical Properties Across Melt Pools And Layers Produced By Selective Laser Melting Of AlSi 10Mg Alloy

Nicola M. Everitt; Nesma T. Aboulkhair; Ian Maskery; Chris J. Tuck; Ian Ashcroft

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 13-16

  Single track and single layer AlSi 10Mg has been produced by selective laser melting (SLM) of alloy powder on an AlSi12 cast substrate. The SLM technique produced a cellular-dendritic ultra-fined grained microstructure. Chemical composition mapping and nanoindentation showed higher hardness in the SLM ...  Read More

Electronic Structure Study And Dielectric Properties Of Amorphous ZrO2 And HfO2

Aditya Sharma; Shalendra Kumar;Hyun-Joon Shin; Mayora Varshney; Sejun Kang; Jaeyoon Baik; Tae-Kyun Ha; Keun-Hwa Chae

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 17-22

  ZrO2 and HfO2 powder samples were prepared by using the chemical precipitation method and subsequent annealing. Crystal structure, local electronic structure and dielectric constant of amorphous and crystalline powders of ZrO2 and HfO2 have been examined using the synchrotron X-ray diffraction, O K-edge ...  Read More

Influence Of Anodization Parameters On Morphology Of TiO2 Nanostructured Surfaces

Mukta Kulkarni; Anca Mazare; Patrik Schmuki; Ales Iglic

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 23-28

  Titanium (Ti) is one of the most promising biomaterial for biomedical devices due to its high corrosion resistance and specific combination of strength and biocompatibility. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanostructures are obtained by electrochemical anodization of Ti foils under self-organization condition; ...  Read More

Study The Influence Of Different Mol% BLTMNZ Doping On KNLN Ceramics By Using The XRD And Impedance spectroscopy

Shweta Thakur; Seema Sharma;Ashutosh Tiwari; Radheshyam Rai

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 29-35

  Polycrystalline samples of (K0.45Na0.45Li0.1NbO3)1-x-(Ba0.96La0.04Ti0.815Mn0.0025 Nb0.0025Zr0.18 O3)x ceramics (where x = 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 and 0.9) were prepared by using a high temperature solid state reaction technique. The XRD patterns of the BLTMNZ doped KNLN at room temperature with x = 0.7 have ...  Read More

Photocatalytic Characteristics For The Nanocrystalline TiO2 Supported On Sr4Al14O25: Eu2+, Dy3+ Phosphor Beads 

Hyun-Je Sung; Sang-Chul Jung;Jung-Sik Kim; Byung-Min Ki

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 36-41

  The photocatalytic behaviors of TiO2-supported on the long lasting phosphor beads were examined. Nanocrystalline TiO2 was coated on ellipsoidal-spherical beads of an alkaline earth aluminate phosphor, Sr4Al14O25:Eu 2+ , Dy 3+ , by low pressure chemical vapor deposition (LPCVD). The photocatalytic reaction ...  Read More

Green Synthesis And Antimicrobial Activity Of Silver Nanoparticles Onto Cotton Fabric: An Amenable Option For Textile Industries 

Anal K. Jha;Kamal Prasad

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 42-46

  Biosynthesis, characterizations and applications of nanoparticles have become an important branch of nanotechnology nowadays. In this paper, green synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using the alcoholic extract of Clerodendron infortunatum as a reducing and stabilizing agent, has been discussed. ...  Read More

Rapid Synthesis And Photoluminescent Characterization Of MAl2O4: Eu2+, Dy3+  (M = Ca/Ca + Ba/Ca + Mg) blue Nanophosphors For White Lighting Display Applications

Devender Singh; Pratap S. Kadyan;Ishwar Singh; Vijeta Tanwar; Anura P. Simantilke; Bernabe Mari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 47-53

  The persistent MAl2O4:Eu 2+ , Dy 3+ (M may be Ca or Ca+Ba or Ca+Mg) blue light emitting nanophosphors were prepared by rapid facile gel combustion technique. For the syntheses of present series of phosphors, urea was used as an organic fuel and boric acid was used as a flux in presence of air. Photoluminescence ...  Read More

Poly (ε-caprolactone) Synthesis By A Novel Enzymatic Catalyst: Candida Antarctica Lipase B (CALB) Immobilized On A Modified Silica-based Material By Physical Adsorption

Cansu Ulker; Nurefsan Gokalp; Yuksel Avcibasi Guvenilir

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 54-59

  In the present study, ring opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone was performed by a novel enzymatic catalyst, Candida antarctica lipase B (CALB) immobilized on a modified silica-based material by physical adsorption. Molecular weight distributions and chain structures were compared by using ...  Read More

Antiferroelectric Liquid Crystal/carbon Nano Tube Duo For Achieving Modified Electro-optical properties; Aiming At Display Applications

Sharmistha Ghosh

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 60-64

  Antiferroelectric liquid crystals are considered as smarter materials for display technologies owing to their faster response time over conventional nematics. However there is large scope for modifications of its physical properties. In the present study multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) are dispersed ...  Read More

Interaction Of Bovine Serum Albumin With Synthetic Spiropyrimidines

Swarup Roy; K.C. Majumdar;Tapan Kumar Das; Sudipta Ponra; Tapas Ghosh

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 65-70

  Study of interaction between synthetic spiropyrimidines (SP) with bovine serum albumin (BSA) was investigated by spectroscopy. The fluorescence of BSA was quenched by SP by means of static quenching mechanism. Using Stern–Volmer analysis of the fluorescence quenching data number of binding sites ...  Read More

Influence Of Anodizing Time On Porosity Of Nanopore Structures Grown On Flexible TLC Aluminium Films and Analysis Of Images Using MATLAB Software

C. C. Vidyasagar; Parashuram Bannigidad; H. B. Muralidhara

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 71-77

  The effect of time on nanopore structures formed via electrochemical anodization of high purity Al2O3 was investigated. The electrochemical bath consists of 5 % phosphoric acid electrolyte; a platinum electrode was used as the cathode electrode, and TLC (thin layer chromatography) aluminium film as anode ...  Read More

Recycled Plastic Material Properties Defined By Nanoindentation

Zdenka Prochazkova; Vlastimil Kralik; Jiri Nemecek; Michal Sejnoha

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 78-82

  Introduction of recycled plastic materials in structural applications such as bridges, retaining walls or railway sleepers requires a proper identification of necessary material properties. Given similarities in the microstructure of various structural elements we limit our attention to beams having ...  Read More

Structural, Growth and Characterizations of NLO Crystal: Triglycinium Calcium Nitrate

M. Esthaku Peter; P. Ramasamy

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 83-88

  Single crystals of triglycinium calcium nitrate, a semiorganic nonlinear optical (NLO) material, have been grown by slow solvent evaporation technique at room temperature. The size of the grown crystal is up to the dimension of 29×19×5 mm 3 . The structure of the crystal was analyzed by single ...  Read More