1. Healthcare materials & medical technology conference

Ashutosh Tiwari

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1004-1004

Abstract
  International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) pleased to announce Healthcare Materials & Medical Technology Conference 2018, Singapore with collaboration of VBRI Press AB, Sweden. The conference aims to provide a forum to promote scientific exchanges in the field of healthcare materials ...  Read More

2. Advancement in the sulfone-based dendrimers: From synthesis to application

Shaziya Khanam; Sunil K. Rai; Ashish K. Tewari

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1005-1019

Abstract
  The development of sulfone-based macromolecules (polymer to dendrimers) has been inspired and prompted by much interesting importance of sulfone chemistry. Literature reveals that dendrimers are more demanding than the polymer in many aspects, because of its unique structural properties. Inspite of increasing ...  Read More

3. Impedimetric analysis of interaction between DNA and phytochemical constituents’ of Calotropis procera for pre-clinical evaluation

Seetharamaiah Nalini; Seetharamaiah Nandini; Shivayogeeswar E. Neelagund; Jose Savio Melo; Gurukar Shivappa Suresh

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1020-1028

Abstract
  In this report, extractions of the Calotropis procera polyphenols have been carried out in conventional soxhlet assisted extraction (SAE) and it is compared with microwave assisted extraction (MAE). As an extension of our previous work reported, we attempted to study the electrochemical interaction of ...  Read More

4. Morphological and electrical characterization of Cu-doped PbS thin films with AFM

Illia Dobryden; Baligh Touati; Abdelaziz Gassoumi; Alberto Vomiero; Najoua Kamoun; Nils Almqvist

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1029-1037

Abstract
  Lead sulphide (PbS) is a direct band gap IV–VI intrinsic p-type semiconductor with good potential for application in solar cells, sensors, etc. Doping the films with Cu 2+ ions may improve the electrical properties. Here, Cu-doped PbS films were deposited on conducting glass substrates. The morphology, ...  Read More

5. New insight into minimal architecture based carbon nanotubes anode with improved mechanical properties for Li-ion battery

Satish Teotia; B.P. Singh; Anisha Chaudhary; Indu Elizabeth; Anchal Srivastava; Saroj Kumari; S. R. Dhakate; S. Gopukumar; R. B. Mathur

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1038-1045

Abstract
  The quick advancement of flexible energy storage gadgets has persuaded individuals to look for reliable electrodes with high mechanical flexibility and remarkable electrochemical performance. In the present study, we demonstrate a simple and scalable process to fabricate a flexible, light-weight, free-standing ...  Read More

6. Variation of crystallinity of Cu and Cu2O nanowires arrays grown in various pores of porous alumina membrane

Yu-Min Shen; Dipti. R. Sahu;Jow-Lay Huang; Wen-Fang Chiu; Sheng-Chang Wang; Pramoda K. Nayak

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1046-1051

Abstract
  Various pore sizes of a porous alumina membrane were fabricated using H2SO4 and H2C2O4 electrolyte under different ionization voltages. Cu nanowire arrays with high aspect ratios, uniform pore size, and ordered pore arrangement were synthesized using the above porous alumina membrane (PAM). Moreover, ...  Read More

7. Hydrothermal synthesis and electrochemical properties of MnFe2O4 nanoplates

Hanfeng Liang; Xun Xu; Jinqing Hong; Zhoucheng Wang

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1052-1056

Abstract
  MnFe2O4 nanoplates have been synthesized by a simple hydrothermal method. X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and selected area electron diffraction (SAED) have been employed to characterize the structure and morphology of the ...  Read More

8. Composite BME-AuNPs: Chemopreventive effect on skin carcinoma and inhibition on leukemia blood cancer cells

Ramesh Gunti; Gangappa Dharmapuri; Sumanjoshi Doddapaneni; Chander Amgoth

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1057-1064

Abstract
  Herein, the chemopreventive effect of oral and topical administration of composite of alcoholic plant extracts of Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub. (BME) leaves and gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) have been investigated. The tumor growth has been initiated by the 7, 12-dimethyl benz (a) anthracene (DMBA) and ...  Read More

9. Effect of the incorporation of a microencapsulated healing agent in an epoxy-amine fiber reinforced composite material

Julieta Guti

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1065-1071

Abstract
  The objective of this work was to study the effect of incorporating a microencapsulated healing agent in an epoxy matrix and E-glass fiber reinforced composite. Microcapsules were prepared via oil-in-water emulsion polymerization method with dicyclopentadiene as core material and poly(urea-formaldehyde) ...  Read More

10. Investigations of nanostructured three-phase-foams and their application in foam concretes – A summary

Christina Kr

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1072-1079

Abstract
  Recently, a new approach was developed and published which focuses on the preparation of inorganic foams and their application in foam concrete production. Through the incorporation of nanostructured pozzolans in the foam structure, so-called three-phase-foams show a higher stability than foams only ...  Read More

11. Concentration-dependent electrochemical synthesis of quantum dot and nanoparticles of copper and shape-dependent degradation of methyl orange

Kalawati Saini; Rajaya Shree Pandey

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 1080-1088

Abstract
  Quantum dot of copper (Cu) and nanoparticles of copper and copper oxide (Cu2O, 6CuOCu2O, Cu3O4) were synthesized by electrochemical route using the tri-sodium citrate (TSC) and ascorbic acid as a capping and reducing agent. The synthesis was done at 3.2 V, 311 K and 15 V, 373 K using copper rod as a ...  Read More