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Internationanl Conference On Nanomaterials And Nanotechnology (ICNANO-2016), India
Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 683-683


  VBRI Press is pleased to announce ‘International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICNANO-2016) during 19-21 December 2016. It is a three day international event organised by International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) in collaboration with the VBRI Press AB, Sweden. The ...  Read More

Rice Husks As A Sustainable Source Of High Quality Nanostructured Silica For High Performance Li-ion battery Requital By Sol-gel Method – A Review

K. Kaviyarasu; M. Jayachandran; M. Maaza; E. Manikandan; J. Kennedy

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 684-696


  The electronics industry is heavily reliant on the use of silicon in devices ranging from solar panels to circuitry. This is of growing concern due to the environmental impact of sourcing and refining the material. Thus, a green source of silicon is of vital importance to meet the growing demand for ...  Read More

Synthesis Of Nanostructured Tungsten Oxide By Thermal Oxidation Method And Its Integration In Sensor For VOCs Detection

Bhagaban Behera; Sudhir Chandra

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 697-701


  In this study, tungsten oxide nanorods have been grown by thermal oxidation of tungsten film deposited on oxidized silicon substrates for gas sensing applications. Tungsten film of thickness 100 nm was deposited by sputtering method and thermally oxidized in atmospheric ambient to synthesize nanorods. ...  Read More

Structural, UV-VIS-NIR Luminescence And Decay Associated Spectral Profiles Of Sm3+ Doped Calcium Phosphate Glass

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

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 702-707


  The present paper reports a calcium phosphate host glass doped with 2 mol% of samarium oxide (2Sm). The glass has been characterized by FTIR, SEM, EDS analysis, and X-ray mapping. Exciting in the visible, using 405 nm and 423 nm, we observed intense, sharp green, yellow, orange emission peaks (4G5/2→6H5/2, ...  Read More

Half Metallic Transition In Silver-adsorbed Zigzag Graphene Nanoribbons

Pankaj Srivastava; Subhra Dhar; Neeraj K Jaiswal

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 708-712


  We investigate Ag atom bonding to zigzag graphene ribbons and properties of these systems to increase the understanding of spin transport. Results concerning the total energies preferred binding sites, equilibrium distances, and electronic character for Ag adatoms on ZGNR are predicted in this study. ...  Read More

Porous TiNi-based Material And Infrared Radiation In Needle-free Treatment Of Diabetic Patients

Gunther S.V; Dambaev G.Ts; Chekalkin T.L; Kang J-H; Kim J-S; Gunther V.E

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 713-718


  Despite the prescribed benefits of insulin widely used in treating diabetes, patients still feel the inconvenience and perceived pain related to multiple daily administrations by needle insulin injections. Approved inhaled insulin of the second generation has not so far achieved expectations. Design ...  Read More

Synthesis And Characterisation Of Polyaniline (PAni) Membranes For Fuel Cell

Franco D.R. Amado;Satheesh Krishnamurthy

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 719-722


  Over the past decade or so, alternative energy plays a pivotal role in addressing challenges posed by nature. Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell is one of the promising alternative energy and there has been significant research and technological investments done in this field. The key information ...  Read More

Structural, Corrosion And Mechanical Properties Of Sputtered Deposited Chromium Tungsten Nitride (Cr1-xWxN) Nanocomposite Thin Films

Ravi Prakash; R. Jayaganthan;Davinder Kaur

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 723-729


  Chromium tungsten nitride (Cr1-xWxN) thin films were successfully deposited on the silicon (100) substrate using dc magnetron reactive co-sputtering. The structural, surface morphological, electrochemical and mechanical properties were studied using X-ray diffraction, field emission-scanning electron ...  Read More

Preparation Of High-performance Photocatalytic Core-shell Lamellar Nanostructures ZnO-(Si)-ZnO With high Specific Surface Area

Richard Dvorsky

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 730-734


  A new preparation method of lamellar core-shell ZnO-(Si)-ZnO nanostructures with high specific surface area and high photocatalytic efficiency is presented in this article. This novel method is based on the application of controlled vacuum sublimation of the frozen liquid dispersion of silicon nanoparticles ...  Read More

Randomly Oriented Rectangular Shaped Structures Of CuO On NiO/ITO Surfaces

Siddharth Joshi; L. Krishnamurthy; G. L. Shekar

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 735-742


  Metal oxide materials are one of the promising materials for low power consumption devices due to their unique size and dimensionality dependent physical and chemical properties. Low cost of production is also a key component in micro/nanoscale devices. Cupric oxide (CuO) nanostructures are of particular ...  Read More

Rare Earth Ion Doped Ceria As Electrolytes For Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

K.C. Anjaneya; J. Manjanna; V.M. Ashwin Kumar; H.S. Jayanna; C.S. Naveen

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 743-747


  We report the nature of rare earth ion doped ceria (REC), Ce0.8Ln0.2O2−δ, (Ln = Y 3+ , Gd 3+ , Sm 3+ , Nd 3+ and La 3+ ) as oxide ion conductors for their plausible application as electrolytes in intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC). The samples were prepared by citrate-complexation ...  Read More

Urchin-like Cobalt Nanostructures For Catalytic Degradation Of Nitro Anilines

Abdul Rauf Khaskheli; Saba Naz; Faruk Ozul; Abdalaziz Aljabour; Sarfaraz Ahmed Mahesar; Imren Hatay Patir; Mustafa Ersoz

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 748-753


  The undertaken study describes synthesis of urchin-like Cobalt nanostructures (Co NSs) in aqueous solution using gallic acid as both reductant and protecting agent for the catalytic degradation of 4-methyle-2-nitroaniline. UV-Visible (UV-Vis) spectroscopy was used as a primary tool to elaborately study ...  Read More

Comparative Evaluation Of Ion Exchange Resins And Fibers In Iontophoretic Transdermal Delivery Of Sumatriptan Succinate

Pallavi D. Vispute; Milind P. Wagh; Nazma N. Inamdar

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 754-759


  Iontophoresis is a convenient and suitable technique for delivering charged sumatriptan succinate (SS) across the skin. The objective of study was to examine the applicability of ion exchange resins and fibers as drug carrier to enhance the efficiency of transdermal iontophoresis. The complexes of drug ...  Read More

Mesoporous Silica Polymer Nanocomposites Functionalized With Vinyl Pyridine And Vinyl Pyrrolidinone for The Adsorption Of Humic Acid

G. Robin Wilson;Amit Dubey

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 760-764


  In order to induce the hydrophobicity and the influence of functional vinyl monomers, vinyl pyridine (VP), vinylpyrolidinone (V2P) and vinylsulphonic acid (VSA) were impregnated into SBA-15 matrix to generate SBA/L nanocomposites and characterized for the adsorption of humic acid (HA) for the first time. ...  Read More

NUV Excited K2SrP2O7: RE3+ (RE = Sm, Tb, Eu, Dy) Phosphors For White Light Generation 

Ketki S. Dhoble; J. A. Wani; S. J. Dhoble

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 765-769


  Phosphate based compounds doped with rare earth ions are promising luminescent materials for many applications including solid state lighting. In this work photoluminescence properties of K2SrP < sub>2O7:RE 3+ (RE = Sm, Tb, Eu, Dy) phosphors are presented for the first time.  K2SrP < sub>2O7:RE ...  Read More