Asian Graphene Forum (AGF - 2017), Singapore

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 770-770

  VBRI Press is pleased to announce ‘Asian Graphene Forum (AGF - 2017), Singapore during 11 – 16 March 2017, Singapore. It is a six-day international event organised by the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) with the collaboration of VBRI Press AB Sweden. Forum will be held ...  Read More

Field Emission Image Analysis: Precise Determination Of Emission Site Density And Other Parameters

Rajkumar Patra; Anjali Singh; V. D. Vankar; S. Ghosh

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 771-776

  We report a simple and detailed simulation based analysis of an experimental field emission (FE) image captured on a phosphor coated indium tin oxide (ITO)/glass plate due to the electron emission from a multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) film. Emission intensity versus effective emissive area, number ...  Read More

Structural And Optical Properties Of Bulk MoS2 For 2D Layer Growth

Akhilesh Pandey; Shankar Dutta; Anand Kumar; R. Raman; Ashok K. Kapoor; R Muralidhran

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 777-782

  Molybdenum-di-sulfide (MoS2) is being considered as an alternative 2-D material to graphene. Deposition of ultrathin MoS2 layer from bulk MoS2 sample is an important criterion in determining the viability of its application.  This paper discusses about growth and characterization of bulk MoS2 pellet ...  Read More

Impact Of Cross Linking Chain Of N,N’-bis(napthalen-|-y|)-N,N’-bis(phenyl)-benzidine On Temperature dependent Transport Properties

M. Ramar; S. S. Rawat; R. Srivastava; S. K. Dhawan; C. K. Suman

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 783-789

  The impact of cross linking chain of N, N’-bis (napthalen-|-y|)-N, N’-bis(phenyl)-benzidine (NPB) was studied for opto-electrical properties having focus on temperature dependent transport properties. The Spiro structured NPB compound is closed in itself and the thin film surface roughness ...  Read More

Eco-friendly Approach: Graphene Like Boron Nitride Modified Calcium Material For The Synthesis Of 2-amino-4H-pyran-3-carbonitrile Derivatives

T. Muthu; K. Anand; M. Sureshkumar; R. M. Gengan

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 790-794

  An efficient one-pot multi-component synthesis of medicinally important 2-amino-4H-pyran-3-carbonitrile derivatives using a new heterogeneous calcium loaded boron nitride (CaBNT) catalyst is described herein. This transformation transpires by Knoevenagel condensation, Michael addition and intramolecular ...  Read More

Encapsulation And Release Characteristics Of Marigold Oleoresin In Chitosan Grafted Sodium Acrylate-acrylate-co-acrylamide

Shruthi. S. B; Pratik Roy; R. R. N. Sailaja; Chandan Sengupta

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 795-801

  Marigold oleoresin has been widely used in the pharmaceutical industry because of its medicinal properties. In this study, marigold oleoresin was encapsulated in chitosan grafted sodium acrylate-co-acrylamide. Emulsification process was used to prepare the beads containing marigold oleoresin and the ...  Read More

Photonic Effects On Nanostructures In The  Ti- TiO2 Interphase

C. P. Barrera-Pati

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 802-805

  In this work we present a theoretical-experimental study of optics effects in nanostructures formed during the growth of titania nanotubes. Titania nanotubes were fabricated via electrochemical anodization method using Ethylene glycol. Traces or prints left by the nanotubes on the titanium surface are ...  Read More

Morphology Control In The Bulk Heterojunction Blend Of Inverted Organic Solar Cell Via Co- Solvent Addition

Sarita S Nair; D Kumar

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 806-812

  This work is supposed to expand the concept of solvent induced crystallisation of donor poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) polymer, to the photoactive blend of inverted organic solar cells. With the optimised concentration of cyclohexanone (CHN) co-solvent and ageing period of 2 h for the active layer precursor ...  Read More

Unusual Magnetism In TbRu2Ge2 Compound

Rashmi Singh; Puneet Jain; Rachana Kumar; Pramod Kumar

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 813-816

  Magnetic properties of TbRu2Ge2 were studied. TbRu2Ge2 shows unusual magnetism, i.e. at low field it shows frustration (like spin glass) and at high field, this frustration starts to disappear. It has been found that TbRu2Ge2 has a TN of 37K. To confirm the frustration in TbRu2Ge2, AC susceptibility ...  Read More

Synthesis And Characterization Of Polymer Membranes Using Advance Analytical Tools And Techniques For Water Purification

Neha P. Ingole; Pravin G. Ingole

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 817-820

  In this paper we studied the synthesis of polymer membrane materials and their characterization by various techniques such as Attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (ATR-FTIR), CHNS/O analysis, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and performance in the form of volumetric ...  Read More

Thickness Effect On Nano-multilayered Sb/As2S3 Chalcogenide Thin Films

Ramakanta Naik

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 821-825

  The nano multilayered thin films of Sb/As2S3 metal chalcogenide were prepared by thermal evaporation technique under high vacuum. The optical parameters such as optical band gap, tauc parameter, urbach energy were determined from the transmission spectra using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. ...  Read More

Influence Of Substrate Temperature On The Adhesion Property Of YSZ Coatings On Inconel 718 Prepared By EBPVD 

T. Dharini; P. Kuppusami; A. M. Kamalan Kirubaharan; R. Ramaseshan; Arul Maximus Rabel; S. Dash

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 826-830

  The present paper reports on the measurement of coating adhesion with Inconel 718 as a function of substrate temperature in order to qualify the coatings for application in nuclear vitrification furnace.  In the present study, the scratch indentation has been used to determine the critical loads ...  Read More

Effect Of Phases On The Energetics Of Pristine InP Nanowires: An Ab-initio Approach 

Pankaj Srivastava; Avaneesh Kumar; Neeraj K. Jaiswal; Varun Sharma

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 831-835

  We have investigated the electronic and structural properties of pristine Zinc-blende type InP nanowires (NWs) by using ab-initio approach. We have considered the effect of phases by taking NWs of 7 Å radii in three phases viz. (100), (110), (111). It is revealed that the electronic properties ...  Read More

Effect Of TETA Microcapsules On Self-healing Ability Of Dual Component Epoxy System

Ikbal Choudhury; Sudipta Halder; Nazrul Islam Khan; Abhinav Mathur; Writuparna Nath; Aniruddha Phukan

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 836-843

  To deliver epoxy composites with enhanced self-healing ability, this study investigates healing efficiency of dual component epoxy system consisting of microcapsules containing epoxy (DGEBA) and different variants of hardener (TETA) microcapsules. Morphological investigation under FESEM confirms formation ...  Read More

Transport Properties Of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Based Conducting Polythiophene/ Polyaniline Nanocomposites 

Milind D. Deshpande; Subhash B. Kondawar

Volume 7, Issue 10 , October 2016, Pages 844-850

  In this paper, we report the influence of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on transport properties of conducting polymers polythiophene (PTH) and polyaniline (PANI). Nanocomposites based on multi-walled carbon nanotubes were synthesized by in-situ oxidative polymerization of thiophene/aniline ...  Read More