Advanced Materials Cruise Congress 2017

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 1-1

  International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) is pleased to announce cruise congress in Asia, Europe and America in year 2017 with the collaboration of VBRI Press AB, Sweden. The goal of congresses is to provide a global platform for researchers and engineers coming from academia and industry ...  Read More

Progress Towards Efficiency of Polymer Solar Cells

R. P. Singh; O. S. Kushwaha

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 2-7

  Among all renewable sources, solar energy is the crucial zero emission renewable energy and the amount of solar energy impinging upon earth surface in one hour far exceeds the annual global energy demands. Polymer solar cells research exceeds crystalline silicon solar cells due to being inexpensive, ...  Read More

Annealing Effect On ZnO-NPs Buffer Layer Assembled Organic Solar Cells Synthesized With CuO Nanoparticles

Aruna P. Wanninayake; Benjamin C. Church; Nidal Abu-Zahra

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 8-12

  Organic solar cells were fabricated with varying amounts of ZnO-NPs in a buffer layer located over an active layer of P3HT/PCBM incorporating a fixed amount of CuO nanoparticles. The buffer layer serves as an electron transporting layer in the device. Thermal annealing treatment was applied to all the ...  Read More

Preparation And Bactericidal Action Of Biofunctional Polyacrylamide Nanogels

Sadiya Anjum; Shamayita Patra; Bhuvanesh Gupta

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 13-18

  This study is aimed at the development of nanosilver embedded polyacrylamide (PAAm) bioactive nanogels and antimicrobial behavior of these functional nanogels. Nanogels were synthesized by polymerization of the monomer/silver nitrate as water phase in nanoemulsion using gamma irradiation process where ...  Read More

Sintering And Characterization Of A Hydroxya-patite Matrix And Hydroxyapatite Matrix Nano-composites

Nelson H. A. Camargo; Eliakim E. G. de Borba; Priscila F. Franczak; Enori Gemelli

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 19-23

  Microporous calcium phosphate biomaterials are known for their physical and biological applications. Among the best known are the stoichiometric hydroxyapatite (HA) and tricalcium phosphate (TCP). This is because these biomaterials exhibit chemical and crystallographic compositions which are similar ...  Read More

In Vitro Antibacterial And Anticancer Studies Of ZnO Nanoparticles Prepared By Sugar Fueled Combustion Synthesis

Prashanth Gopala Krishna; Prashanth Paduvarahalli Ananthaswamy; Manoj Gadewar; Utpal Bora; Nagabhushana Bhangi Mutta

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 24-29

  In this study, we report the antibacterial and anticancer activity of ZnO nanoparticles (NPs) prepared by sugar-fueled solution combustion synthesis. The structure and morphology of the sample were determined by XRD, UV-visible, FESEM and HRTEM. Surface area measurement was carried out by standard Brunauer-Emmett-Teller ...  Read More

Two Step Electrochemical Deposition Of Palladium And Polyaniline On Graphene Dispersed Glassy Carbon electrode For Electrochemical Analysis Of Pesticide

M. Sivaprasad; N. Y. Sreedhar; M. R. Jayapal; Li Yang; Hongwei Ni

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 30-36

  Herein we reported graphene (Gr) was firstly fabricated on glassy carbon electrode (GCE) by drop casting method, subsequently  polyaniline (PAN) and Palladium (Pd) nanocomposite were fabricated by two-step electrochemical depositing process on graphene dispersed glassy carbon electrode (Gr/GCE) ...  Read More

The Influence Of Incorporating Cobalt (Co) And Indium (In) Co-dopants On The Structural And Optical properties Of ZnO Nanoparticles

Mpho W. Maswanganye; Koena E. Rammutla; Thuto E. Mosuang; Bonex W. Mwakikunga; Sone T. Bertrand; Malik Maaza

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 37-41

  Co and In co-doped nanopowders of ZnO as well as In and Co singly doped ZnO were successfully prepared using sol-gel method. The synthesized samples were characterized using x-ray diffraction (XRD), UV-vis spectroscopy (UV-vis), Raman spectroscopy (RS), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and Energy ...  Read More

Chemically Synthesized Ag/PPy-PVA Polymer Nanocomposite Films As Potential EMI Shielding Material In X-band

Jyoti Srivastava; Pawan Kumar Khanna; Priyesh V More; Neha Singh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 42-48

  Silver/Polypyrrole/Polyvinylalcohol polymer nanocomposite films were prepared by in-situ polymerization of pyrrole with variable loading of silver nanoparticles from 0.5-10%.  The conducting films prepared from the nanocomposite solution were flexible, light weight, thermally stable and showed high ...  Read More

Rapid Adsorption Of Malachite Green Dye Using Eco-friendly Fe (III) - Montmorillonite: Effective Clay Mineral For Dye Effluents Containing Wastewater

M. Vinuth; H. S. Bhojya Naik; M. M. Mahadev Swamy; B.M. Vinoda; R. Viswanath; H. Gururaj

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 49-57

  Herein we reported the malachite green dye removal by Fe(III)−Mt through adsorption process under ambient conditions. The amount of MG dye removal by Fe(III)–Montmorillonite(Fe(III)–Mt) was estimated from its optical density at lmax = 617 nm using UV-Vis spectrophotometer. The MG dye ...  Read More

A Bioinspired Bioactive Multi-component Polymerizable Material For Dental Restorative Applications; effects Of Calcium Content On Physico Mechanical Properties

Vibha C; Lizymol P P

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 58-64

  Novel inorganic-organic hybrid resins [IOHRs] containing mixture of alkoxides of calcium/magnesium/zinc with polymerizable dimethacrylate groups were synthesised using a simple single-pot modified sol-gel method. Objective of the present study is to investigate the impact of calcium content over bioactivity, ...  Read More

Influence Of Thickness Of Active Layer On The Performance Of CBD Grown Cu-CdS/PbS Hetero-junction

D. Saikia; P. Phukan; M. R. Das

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 65-69

  Solar cells with the structure ITO-Cu-CdS/PbS-Ag were fabricated by heat-induced Chemical Bath Deposition (CBD) technique. Cu-doped CdS/PVA nanocomposite thin film of thickness 260 nm was used as the window layer. The PbS absorber layer of different thickness (528.3 -1250.8 nm) for different molar concentration ...  Read More

Utilization Of Low-cost Activated Carbon From Rapid Synthesis Of Microwave Pyrolysis For WC Nanoparticles Preparation

Atikah Ali; Rubia Idris

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 70-76

  In this study, the low-cost activated carbon from pistachio shell waste was sought through experiments using rapid synthesis of microwave-induced pyrolysis. The effect parameters of activating agents and microwave power on the surface area and carbon yield were studied. The results revealed that, well-grown ...  Read More

Chemical Networks And Photoluminescence Properties Of Carbon Nanoparticles Derived Via Sol-gel Method

Umesh Rizal; Bhabani S. Swain; Bibhu P. Swain

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 77-81

  We have synthesized carbon nanoparticles (CNPs) via the sol-gel method using dextrose as carbon source with different concentration of ethanol. The effects of ethanol concentration (0.2 to 2.0 M) on the chemical network, electrochemical and photoluminescence properties of CNPs were examined using Fourier ...  Read More

Cu-NiO Nano-composite Formation Through Reactive Milling: Reaction Mechanism

Yasaman Kolvandi; Mohammad Aghagholizadeh; Saeed Sheibani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 82-87

  In this paper, the possibility of production of Cu matrix nano-composite powder containing 10, 37 and 54 wt.% NiO using mechano-chemical reduction of different copper oxides (CuO and Cu2O) was studied. Structural evolutions were characterized by X-ray diffraction. Also, the microstructure was characterized ...  Read More