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American Advanced Materials Congress  (AAMC - 2016), Miami, USA

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 253-253


  VBRI Press is pleased to announce ‘American Advanced Materials Congress (AAMC - 2016), USA during 04 – 09 December 2016, USA. It is a six-day international event organised with the collaboration of International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), VBRI Press AB cruising from Miami-Bahamas-Mexico-Miami ...  Read More

Magnetically Responsive Biological Materials And Their Applications

Ivo Safarik; Kristyna Pospiskova; Eva Baldikova; Mirka Safarikova

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 254-261


  Diamagnetic biological materials of various origins (e.g., prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbial cells, lignocellulosic materials, food wastes, soluble and insoluble biopolymers etc.) can be magnetically modified in order to obtain smart biomaterials exhibiting an appropriate response to external magnetic ...  Read More

Investigation Of Single Wall Nanotube Gas Sensor Recovery Behavior In The Presence Of UV

Deepak Kumar; R. P. Tandon ;Partap K Chaudhury; Poornendu Chaturvedi; Abhilasha Chouksey

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 262-266


  The recovery of single wall nanotube (SWNT) based gas sensors have been investigated in the presence of Ultraviolet (UV) light at ambient conditions by real time monitoring. The rate of recovery is same for low concentration upto 5 ppm, but decreases with increase in concentration of NO2. It is observed ...  Read More

Synthesis Of High Purity ϒ-lithium Aluminate By Freeze Drying

A. C. Nascimento; M. E. Queiroz;N. D. S. Mohallem

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 267-270


  γ-LiAlO2 plate-like nanostructures have been synthesized by lyophilization of a gel precursor prepared by coprecipitation process. Aqueous solutions of Al(NO3)3.9H2O and LiNO3 were used as precursors, and NaOH was used as precipitant agent. After freeze-drying, the samples were calcined at several ...  Read More

Green Route Synthesis Of Silicon/silicon Oxide From Bamboo

Vinay Kumar; Pranjala Tiwari; Lucky Krishnia; Reetu Kumari; Anshika Singh; Arnab Ghosh; Pawan K. Tyagi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 271-276


  Silica, generally known as silicon dioxide is insulating in nature whereas silicon is semiconducting. These two materials are widely used in sensing and electronic devices. In order to full-fill demand of silicon, sources other than sand, have to explore for silicon extraction. In this report, bamboo ...  Read More

Time Resolved Emission Spectra And Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Studies Of Gd3+ Doped Calcium Phosphate Glasses

Sooraj H. Nandyala; Graham Hungerford; S. Babu; J. L. Rao; Isabel B. Leonor; Ricardo Pires; Rui L. Reis

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 277-281


  Gadolinium, Gd 3+ (4f 7 ), containing glasses are particularly interesting owing to their magnetic and optical properties. Gd 3+ has an electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) centre, which is often used as the EPR probe in different matrices. Another important feature of Gd 3+ is that emits ultraviolet ...  Read More

Influence Of Conducting Polymer On Mechanical, Thermal And Shape Memory Properties Of Polyurethane/polythiophene Blends And Nanocomposite

Rabia Sattar; Ayesha Kausar; Muhammad Siddiq

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 282-288


  Polyurethane/polythiophene (PU/PTh) blends and nanocomposites were prepared by solution mixing and in situ polymerization, respectively and were investigated for mechanical, thermal, electrical and shape memory properties. Formation of blends and composites was supported by FTIR analysis. Surface morphology ...  Read More

Multifunctional Inorganic-organic Hybrid Resins With Polymerizable Methacrylate Groups For Biomedical Applications; Effects Of Synthesis Parameters On Polymerisation Shrinkage And Molecular Weight

C. Vibha; P. P. Lizymol

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 289-295


  Inorganic-organic hybrid resins revolutionarize the biomedical field by virtue of its versatility. In this work, bioactive inorganic-organic hybrid resins containing mixture of alkoxides of calcium/magnesium/zinc with polymerizable tetramethacrylate groups was synthesized using 1,3-bis methacryloxy 2-(trimethoxy ...  Read More

Thermal Conductivities Of Silica Aerogel Composite Insulating Material

Ehsan Rezaei; Jafarsadegh Moghaddas

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 296-301


  Silica aerogels have interesting physical properties such as hydrophobicity and low thermal conductivity are advantageous for a wide variety of actual applications, such as super thermal insulators. Poor mechanical properties prevented to use silica aerogel directly. In this study, nano silica aerogel ...  Read More

Synthesis And Characterization Of Eu3+ Doped α-Al2O3 Nanocrystalline Powder For Novel Application in Latent Fingerprint Development

Amrita Das; Vishal Shama

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 302-306


  In the present study, we investigate upon the synthesis and characterization of inorganic Eu 3+ doped Al2O3 nanophosphor for its structural and luminescent properties. The luminescent nanopowder was prepared using a combustion method in which the stoichiometric ratio of oxidizers and fuel was fixed to ...  Read More

Correlation Selection Of Perovskites With Optimal Parameters

N. Mykytenko; A. Kiv; D. Fuks

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 307-311


  A descriptor is constructed to predict the composition of ABO3 perovskites that do not contain transition metals and have a high level of ionic conductivity (s). The descriptor consists of two parts: the ratio of ionic radii, RA/RB and the ratio of ionization potentials, VB/VA for A- and B- cations. ...  Read More

Preparation And Photocatalytic Activity Of Hydroxyapatite Supported BiOCl Nanocomposite For Oxytetracyline Removal

Pankaj Raizda; Sourav Gautam; Bhanu Priya; Pardeep Singh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 312-318


  The study investigates photocatalytic activity of hydroxyapatite supported BiOCl (BiOCl/HA) in the presence of H2O2. BiOCl/HA was prepared by simple hydrolysis method. BiOCl/HA was characterized using scanning electron microscopy (SEM), tunneling electron microscopy (TEM), X- ray diffraction (XRD), energy ...  Read More

Tunable Structural, Optical And Electrical Properties Of Annealed ZnO-SnO2 Composite Thin Films deposited By Pulsed Laser Deposition

Sudip. K. Sinha

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 319-324


  We report the thermal annealing effect of ZnO-SnO2 composite thin films deposited by pulsed laser deposition on its structural, electrical, and optical properties. The results present a consistent portrayal of the evolution of ZnO-SnO2 composite oxide films phase formation in post-annealed condition ...  Read More

A Prototype Synthesis And Characterization Of Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics Nanocrystallites

Pramod N. Jagadale; Pramod P. Jagtap; Meghnad G. Joshi; Sambhaji R. Bamane

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 325-329


  Novel porous bioactive hydroxyapatite (HAP) nanocrystallites were synthesized by auto-combustion technique. The texture properties of the HAP nanopowder were determined through series of characterization techniques. The thermal decomposition behaviour and required sintering temperature of citrate precursor ...  Read More

Classification And Study Of Near-surface Region Of Active Material For Gas Detection Using X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Pravin S. More; Dattatray J. Late; Subhash B. Kondawar

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, Pages 330-336


  We report investigations on resistive material SnO2: Cu (9 wt. %) evaluated and optimized for the application of gas sensor. SnO2: Cu has been thoroughly characterized by using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). The deconvolution of XPS spectra confirms the existing surface reactive species in the ...  Read More