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Symposium On Smart Energy Technologies  (SET-2016), Stockholm    

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 175-175


  VBRI Press is pleased to announce ‘Symposium on Smart Energy Technologies during 23 – 25 August 2016, Sweden. It is a three-day international event organised by the International Association of Advanced Materials, Linköping University, cruising on the Baltic Sea from Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm ...  Read More

Preparation And Characterization Of PEG Bis(amine) Grafted PMMA/SPION Composite Nanoparticles  

Yongyuth Wanna; Supanit Porntheerapat;Sirapat Pratontep; Rachineewan Pui-ngam; Jitti Nukeaw; Anon Chindaduang; Gamolwan Tumcharern

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 176-180


  We report novel magnetic composite nanoparticles for heavy metal ion separation. Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) and were coated with poly(methylmethacrylate) (PMMA) by emulsion polymerization process in the aqueous suspension of SPIONs. In addition, the hydrolysis of carboxylic functional ...  Read More

Synthesis, Characterization And Investigation Of Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity Of C, N Co-doped ZnO  

Atul B. Lavand; Yuvraj S. Malghe

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 181-186


  Nanosized bare, C and N doped as well as C, N co-doped ZnO nanopowders were prepared using microemulsion method. Synthesized powders were characterized using X-ray diffraction(XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometer (FTIR), scanning electron microscope (SEM), energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy ...  Read More

Microstructural And Phase Analysis Of Al Based Bulk Metallic Glass Synthesized By Mechanical alloying And Consecutive Spark Plasma Sintering With Varying Consolidation Pressure  

Ram S. Maurya; Ashutosh Sahu; Tapas Laha

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 187-191


  In the present work, Al86Ni8Y6 and Al86Ni8La6 powder blends were mechanically alloyed. Al86Ni8Y6 yielded full amorphous structure (150 h); whereas Al86Ni8La6 was partially amorphized after same duration of milling attributed to incomplete dissolution of solute ‘La’ in solvent ‘Al’. ...  Read More

Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition Of Amorphous Tungsten Doped Vanadium Dioxide For smart Window Applications  

Dimitrios Louloudakis; Dimitra Vernardou; Emmanuel Spanakis; Mirela Suchea; George Kenanakis; Martyn Pemble; Konstantinos Savvakis; Nikolaos Katsarakis; Emmanuel Koudoumas; George Kiriakidis

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 192-196


  Amorphous tungsten doped vanadium dioxide coatings were grown on SnO2-precoated glass substrates using the atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition of vanadium (V) triisopropoxide and tungsten (VI) isopropoxide at 450 o C without an oxygen source. The effect of N2 flow rate through the tungsten’s ...  Read More

Synthesis Of Ni Filled Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes And Study Of Magnetic Behaviour

Reetu Kumari; Anshika Singh; Rajesh Kumar; Lucky Krishnia; Vinay Kumar; Nitin K. Puri; Pawan K. Tyagi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 197-200


  In this report, we have illustrated the synthesis of the Ni-filled multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on both metallic and non-metallic substrates, by using thermal CVD technique. Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) have been used to characterize the surface morphology and ...  Read More

Study Of Electrical Relaxation Mechanism Of TiO2 Doped Bi-polymer Systems  

Moumita Khutia; Girish M. Joshi; Subhratanu Bhattacharya

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 201-208


  Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) /Poly (tetrafluoroethylene) (PTFE)/Titanium oxide (TiO2)  was prepared by ( 5, 10 and 15 wt %) TiO2 loading. The miscibility, thermal property and microstructure of the composites were characterized by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and scanning electron microscopy ...  Read More

Titanium Dioxide Nanotube Arrays: A Novel Approach Into Periodontal Tissue Regeneration On The Surface Of Titanium Implants  

S. Goodarzi; F. Moztarzadeh; N. Nezafati; H. Omidvar

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 209-215


  Titanium alloys have been extensively used as promising implant materials. The anodic oxide layer on the surface of this alloy can be a compact, porous or a tubular structure, which has a direct impact on the final characteristics of the implants. In this study, nano topographic oxide arrays were synthesized ...  Read More

Study On The Effect Of Fuels On Phase Formation And Morphology Of Combustion Derived α-Al2O3 And NiO nanomaterials  

R. S. Raveendra; P. A. Prashanth; B. M. Nagabhushana

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 216-220


  In this study we present an effect of glycine and urea fuels on the phase formation and morphology of the α-Al2O3 and NiO nanomaterials. Materials were synthesized using facile solution combustion method at temperature 500 °C ± 10 °C. The synthesized products were characterized by ...  Read More

Investigation On The Combustion Characteristics Of Alumina Nanoparticles Dispersed Longer Term stable Biodiesel Nanofluids  

D. Srinivas Rao;Raj Kishora Dash

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 221-225


  In this paper, the combustion characteristics of alumina nanoparticles dispersed jatropha biodiesel based nanofluids were investigated by dispersing the alumina nanoparticles having average size of ~13 nm in jatropha biodiesel with 0.1 volume fraction. Only longer duration having more than one year stable ...  Read More

Activated Carbons From KOH-activation Of Salacca Peels As Low Cost Potential Adsorbents For Dye Removal  

Arenst Andreas Arie; Vincent;Aditya Putranto; Vincent and Aditya Putranto

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 226-229


  Salacca peel was used to prepare activated carbon (AC) by chemical activation with potassium hydroxide (KOH). The activated carbon with the largest surface area and most developed porosity was then used in the batch adsorption experiments of methylene blue (MB). Activated carbons with a surface area ...  Read More

Comparative Study Of Thermal Stability Of Filled And Un-filled Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes  

Lucky Krishnia; Reetu Kumari; Vinay Kumar; Anshika Singh; Preeti Garg; Brajesh S. Yadav; Pawan K. Tyagi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 230-234


  Filled or un-filled multiwalled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) used in this study have been synthesized by the floating catalyst method and fixed catalyst method, respectively. The thermal stability of filled/un-filled carbon nanotubes has been investigated by using Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and Derivative ...  Read More

Effect Of Precursor On Optical, Dielectric Properties Of Zirconia Crystalline Powder Prepared By hydrothermal Method  

Rajababu Chintaparty; N. Ramamanohar Reddy

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 235-238


  Zirconium Oxide (zirconia) particles were prepared through hydrothermal technique by using zirconium oxychloride (ZrOCl2.8H2O) and zirconyl nitrate (ZrO (NO3)2.H2O) as precursors. The structural characterization as prepared samples were confirmed by X-ray powder diffraction (XRD) and showed monoclinic ...  Read More

Synthesis Of C/ZnO/CdS Nanocomposite With Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity  

Yuvraj S. Malghe; Atul B. Lavand

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 239-245


  C/ZnO/CdS nanocomposite was synthesized using microemulsion method. Thermal stability of precursor was studied with TG and DTA techniques. Structural and optical properties of composite were studied using various characterization techniques like X-ray diffraction (XRD), fourier transform infrared spectroscopy ...  Read More

Thermodynamic Properties Of Zinc Oxide [001] Nanowires Via First Principles Calculations  

Venu H. Mankad; Sanjeev K. Gupta;Prafulla K. Jha

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 246-252


  The size dependent vibrational and thermodynamical properties of Zinc Oxide Nanowire (ZnO NWs) along with its bulk counterparts has been studied using the first principles calculations within density functional theory. The thermodynamical parameters such as specific heat at constant volume, entropy, ...  Read More