Biosensors And Bioelectronics Symposium (BBS - 2016), Sweden 

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 89-89

  VBRI Press is pleased to announce ‘Biosensors and Bioelectronics Symposium' during 23 – 25 August 2016, Sweden. It is a three-day international event organised by International Association of Advanced Materials, Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre - Linköping University on ...  Read More

Properties Of Novel Bone Hemostat By Random Co-polymer Of Ethylene Oxide And Propylene Oxide With sugar-containing Hydroxyapatite

Eri Shima; Yoshiro Musha;Kiyoshi Itatani; Tomohiro Umeda

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 90-94

  Novel hemostatic agents were prepared using (i) phosphoryl oligosaccharides of calcium (POs-Ca ® 45 and POs-Ca ® 50 with calcium contents being 4.5 and 5.0 mass %, respectively), (ii) sugar-containing hydroxyapatites (s-Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2; s-HAp) obtained by the hydrolyses of POs-Ca ® 45 and ...  Read More

Using Titanium Dioxide/carbon Nanotubes To Remove Humic Acids In Water

Y. P. Tsai; J. C. Yang; P. C. Chuang; C. C. Chou; J. W. Lin

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 95-97

  This study used multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), TiO2 and their mixture (TiO2/CNT) to remove humic acids (HA) in water. The thermodynamic parameters with respect to the adsorption of MWCNTs, including free energy of adsorption (ΔG 0 ), enthalpy (ΔH 0 ), and entropy (ΔS 0 ) changes, ...  Read More

Application Of Liquid Phase Plasma Process To The Synthesize Ruthenium Oxide/activated Carbon composite As Dielectric Material For Supercapacitor

Heon Lee; Sun-Jae Kim; Kay-Hyeok An; Jung-Sik Kim; Byung-Hoon Kim; Sang-Chul Jung

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 98-103

  The ruthenium oxide/activated carbon composite (RCC) were synthesized using an innovative plasma-in-liquid process, which is known as liquid phase plasma (LPP) process. This technique uses a single-step process for the synthesis of metal nanoparticles on supporting materials. LPP process led to simultaneous ...  Read More

Effect Of Different Concentrations Of Dopant Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles On Electro-optic And dielectric Properties Of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Mixture

Pradeep Kumar; Avinash Kishore; Aloka Sinha

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 104-110

  In the present study, the insulating titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles were dispersed in two different concentrations of      0.5 wt % and 1.0 wt % in pure ferroelectric liquid crystal (FLC) mixture, W206E. The effects of different concentrations of dopant TiO2 in W206E for ...  Read More

Study Of Laser Beam Modulation Influence On Structure Of Materials Produced By Additive Manufacturing

Anna Okunkova; Sergey V. Fedorov;Andrey Gusarov; Marina Volosova; Pavel Peretyagin; Ivan Zhirnov; Pavel Podrabinnik

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 111-115

  In the article, the study of laser beam modulation influence on the structure of materials produced by one of the methods of additive manufacturing as selective laser melting (SLM) is provided. For the purpose of creating a smoother temperature gradient and the optimal conditions of the heat and mass ...  Read More

Ferromagnetism In Sol-gel Derived ZnO: Mn Nanocrystalline Thin Films

M.Tanemura and P. K. Shishodia; M.Tanemura;P. K. Shishodia

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 116-122

  This paper reports the growth of Mn doped ZnO thin films by sol-gel technique with different Mn concentration (0-20 %). Structural and vibrational properties have been measured by X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy. The films exhibit crystalline nature with (002) preferential orientation. The crystallite ...  Read More

Impact Of Oxygen Diffusion On The Performance Of HfO2/GaAs Metal-oxide-semiconductor Field-effect-transistors

Anindita Das; Sanatan Chattopadhyay; Goutam Kumar Dalapati

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 123-129

  In the current work, electrical performance of n-channel GaAs MOSFETs with HfO2 gate dielectrics has been investigated by considering the impact of oxygen diffusion from gate dielectric layer. Initially, the HfO2/GaAs MOS capacitors are fabricated and its relevant process recipe has been simulated. The ...  Read More

Effect Of The Granulation Of Starting Powder On Superplastic Deformation Of Hydroxyapatite

Ryo Yamazaki; Yoshio Sakka;Kiyoshi Itatani; Koji Morita

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 130-135

  The effect of the granulation of starting powder on the superplasticity of hydroxyapatite (Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2, HAp) specimen was examined; the tensile elongation of specimen at high temperature was measured in order to evaluate the superplastic deformation. The translucent ceramics were fabricated using ...  Read More

Relaxations In Gelatin Hydrogels Probed By Dynamic Light Scattering

Nitin Kumar; Vinay Kumar; Jitendra Sharma

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 136-143

  The relaxation behavior of gelatin aqueous solutions has been investigated by time resolved dynamic light scattering (TRDLS) measurements at different temperatures spanning the entire sol to gel phase transition behavior of the system (i.e. from 5 min to 1440 min after a sudden quench from high temperature ...  Read More

Enzymatic Ring Opening Polymerization Of É›-caprolactone By Using A Novel Immobilized Biocatalyst

Nurefsan Gokalp; Cansu Ulker; Yuksel Avcibasi Guvenilir

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 144-149

  In this study, an amorphous silica material was used as a carrier to immobilize Candida antarctica lipase B (CALB) by crosslinking method for ring opening polymerization of É›-caprolactone (É›-CL). The optimum temperature, enzyme concentration and time period were investigated ...  Read More

Synthesis, Characterization And Electrochemical Studies On Novel Li2MZrO4 (M = Fe, Mn) Cathode Material For Lithium-ion Battery

Bikash Mandal; I. Basumallick; Susanta Ghosh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 150-155

  We report a novel cathode of the molecular formula, Li2MZrO4 (M = Fe, Mn), based on an inexpensive, earth-abundant, and eco-friendly materials, which have theoretical capacities within 119 – 238 mAh.g -1 depending on the number of lithium ions extracted from material, suitable for high power rechargeable ...  Read More

Nanoreinforced Concrete: Effect Of Gamma-irradiated SiO2 Nanoparticles

Aldo G. P

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 156-162

  The effect of gamma-irradiated SiO2 nanoparticles on microstructure and mechanical properties of concrete was studied. SiO2 nanoparticles were irradiated at different irradiation doses (10, 50, 100 and 150 kGy) and then analyzed by transmission electron microscopy, Fourier-transform infrared and Raman ...  Read More

Synthesis, Physico-chemical Characteristics And Cellular Behavior Of Poly (lactic-co-glycolic Acid)/ Gelatin Nanofibrous Scaffolds For Engineering Soft Connective Tissues

Farnaz Ghorbani; Hanieh Nojehdehyan; Ali Zamanian; Mazaher Gholipourmalekabadi; Masoud Mozafari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 163-169

  There have been several attempts to synthesis biodegradable polymeric constructs with adequate porous structures for soft connective tissues. In this study, randomly-oriented PLGA-gelatin nanofibrous scaffolds were synthesized by electrospinning method. We offered an appropriate solvent (2, 2, 2-trifluoroethanol) ...  Read More

Photoluminescence Studies Of Eu3+ Ions Doped Calcium Zinc Niobium Borotellurite Glasses

P. Rehana; O. Ravi; B. Ramesh; G.R. Dillip; C. Madhukar Reddy; S. W. Joo; B. Deva Prasad Raju

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2016, Pages 170-174

  A facile melt quenching technique was employed to prepare Eu 3+ -ions doped TRZNB glasses using commercial powders through mixing the specific weights of batches. The compositions prepared were 10TeO2 + 15RO + 5ZnO + 10Nb2O5 + 59B2O3 + Eu2O3 (where R= Mg, Ca and Sr). Under 395 nm excitation wavelength, ...  Read More