1. Advanced Materials Series, WILEY-Scrivener 

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 599-599

  The Advanced Materials Series (AM series) intends to provide recent advancements of the fascinating field of advanced materials science and technology, particularly in the area of structure, synthesis and processing, characterization, advanced-state properties and applications. It has about 30 volumes ...  Read More

2. Copper Oxide Nano-particles Film On Glass By Using Sputter And Chemical Bath Deposition Technique

Avishek Das; Ajay Kushwaha; Nakul Raj Bansal; Vignesh Suresh; Sanghamitra Dinda; Sanatan Chattopadhyay; Goutam Kumar Dalapati

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 600-603

  In the present work, cupric oxide (CuO) nanoparticle (NP) thin films were synthesized on glass by combination of sputter and chemical bath deposition technique. The CuO seeds were deposited by using radio frequency (RF) sputter technique at room temperature. CuO nanoparticles were prepared by chemical ...  Read More

3. High Temperature Dielectric Relaxation And Impedance Spectroscopy Studies On BaBiO3 

Divyanshu Bhatnagar; Ratnamala Chatterjee

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 604-609

  BaBiO3 (BBO) particles were successfully synthesized through solid-state route, to provide better understanding of its transport properties, which is not well studied yet. X-ray diffraction (XRD) measurement confirmed that the particles were crystallized with monoclinic structure in single phase. The ...  Read More

4. Investigation Of The Properties Of Single-step  and Double-step Grown ZnO Nanowires Using Chemical Bath Deposition Technique

Somdatta Paul; Avishek Das; Mainak Palit; Satyaban Bhunia; Anupam Karmakar; Sanatan Chattopadhyay

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 610-615

  In this work, a comparative performance analysis of ZnO nanowires grown by following single- and double-step techniques on (100) p-Si substrate has been conducted. High-quality ZnO nanowires with c-axis orientation and perfect crystalline structures with appropriate chemical stoichiometry have been obtained ...  Read More

5. L-lysine Derived Nickel Nanoparticles For Reductive Degradation Of Organic Dyes

Abdul Rauf Khaskheli; Saba Naz; Razium Ali Soomro; Faruk Ozul; Abdalaziz Aljabour; Nazar Hussain Kalwar; Abdul Waheed Mahesar; Imren Hatay Patir; Mustafa Ersoz

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 616-621

  This report demonstrates a facile and green fabrication method for the nickel nanoparticles using L-lysine as an efficient protecting agent. The application of green amino acid (L-lysine) enabled formation highly spherical and well-dispersed nanoparticles with average diameter in the range of 10 ±2.5 ...  Read More

6. Core/shell Nanostructures Due To Ce Into CoFe2O4 Induce Lattice And Vibrational Defects For Magnetic And Dielectric Enhancement

Kuldeep Chand Verma; R.K. Kotnala

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 622-629

  We reported the Core/Shell structures of CoFe2-xCexO4 (CFCeO) nanoparticles were prepared by a chemical combustion method. The Rietveld refinement of X-ray diffraction pattern results into CoFe2O4 spinel structure and thevariation in lattice parameters have been found with doping of Ce ions. Transmission ...  Read More

7. Effect Of Cobalt Addition On Shape Memory Effects In Porous TiNi - Based Alloys Obtained By Reaction And Diffusion Sintering

Yasenchuk Yu. F.; Artyukhova N. V.; Chekalkin T. L; Anikeev S. G.; Kim Ji-Soon; Kang Ji-Hoon; Gunther V. E

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 630-634

  Modern medical technologies have developed many new devices that can be implanted into humans to repair, assist or take the place of diseased or defective bones, arteries and even organs. The materials, especially porous ones, used for these devices have evolved steadily over the past twenty years with ...  Read More

8. Thermal Decomposition Mechanism For Azidopolyester Based HTPB Binder By Using Pyrolysis-GC/MS  

Nilesh H. Naik; Javaid Athar; Nirmala Sikder; Arun K. Sikder

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 635-639

  The energetic plasticizers like azidopolyester (APE) in Hydroxy Terminated Poly-Butadiene (HTPB) binder formulations are known to enhance the ballistic properties of explosive formulations. The pyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (Py-GCMS) studies were carried out on HTPB with APE to get insight ...  Read More

9. Preparation And Characterization Of Polyvinyl Alcohol–pectin Cryogels Containing Enrofloxacin And Keratinase As Potential Transdermal Delivery Device

Jimena S. Gonzalez; Yanina N. Mart

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 640-645

  Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and polyvinyl alcohol-pectin (PVA-P) cryogels are potential devices for wound healing. These materials have advantages over commercial wound dressings such as: retaining an appropriate level of moisture around wound and gas permeability and antibacterial properties. In a previous ...  Read More

10. Preparation, Characterization And Dielectric, Ac Conductivity With Electrochemical Behavior Of Strontium Zirconate

Rohan Dasa; Kaushik Guptaa; Kuntal Janaa; Arabinda Nayakb; Uday Chand Ghosha

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 646-651

  Strontium-zirconium bimetal oxide (SrZrO3) samples at nanophase were prepared by chemical precipitation-annealnation method, and characterized by powder X-ray diffraction (XRD), UV-Vis and FTIR spectroscopies and field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM). Grain size (nm) of the SrZrO3 samples ...  Read More

11. Chunk Shaped ZnO/Co3O4 Nanocomposites For Ethanol Sensor

C. Stella; N. Soundararajan; K. Ramachandran

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 652-658

  Chunk shaped ZnO/Co3O4 nanocomposites for different concentrations of 90:10 (Z9C1), 70:30 (Z7C3), and 50:50 (Z5C5) were successfully synthesized by co-precipitation method. The structure, morphology, and elemental composition of the prepared samples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning ...  Read More

12. Biosynthesis And Antibacterial Activity Of Silver Nanoparticles

Aftab H. Mondal; Mudsser Azam; Mohammad T. Siddiqui; Qazi M. Rizwanul Haq

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 659-665

  In the present study extracellular synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) was achieved using cultural supernatant of bacterial isolate Aeromonas dhakensis AS3. Biosynthesis of AgNPs was completed within 120 min by incubating cell free supernatant with silver nitrate solution under illumination. Brown ...  Read More

13. Influence Of Zinc Oxide Nanorods On The Sensitivity Of A Glycated Hemoglobin Biosensor

Nidhi Chauhan; Utkarsh Jain

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 666-672

  The glucose level measurement in the blood of diabetic patients without significant variations is important. The level of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in the blood provides an authentic tool for glucose level measurement. In our study, a biosensing system established on properly aligned single-crystal ...  Read More

14. Adsorption Of Mercury From Aqueous Solution Using Gum Acacia-silica Composite: Kinetics, Isotherms And Thermodynamics Studies

Somit Kumar Singh; Ananda Murthy H. C; Vandana Singh

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 673-678

  In the present investigation, the remediation of mercury by using the gum acacia-silica composite as an adsorbent has been studied. Experiments revealed optimum parameters which were found to be pH 6, contact time 2 hours, Hg(II) concentration of 100 ppm, reflux temperature 30 0 C and adsorbent dosage ...  Read More

15. Characteristics Of Mg2Si –MnSix Uni-couple Thermoelectric Devices 

Rishikesh Kumar; Saravanan Muthiah; Avinash K. Singh; Ajay Dhar

Volume 7, Issue 8 , August 2016, Pages 679-682

  We report the synthesis of both n-type Mg2Si and p-type MnSi1.73 using reaction sintering employing spark plasma sintering (SPS) process. The thermoelectric device was fabricated using these synthesized thermoelectric materials having a ZT value of ~ 0.7 for n-type Mg2Si and ~ 0.55 for p-type MnSi1.73. ...  Read More