Recent development of the triboelectric properties of the polymer: A review

Hanjun Ryu; Sang-Woo Kim

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 462-470

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.1869

Abstract
  Smart sensors and network systems are commonly referred to as Internet of Things (IoT) and are being used to realize a smart society. Although the development of low-power smart systems and large-capacity batteries is increasing the usage time of IoT devices, the time-limited capability of such systems ...  Read More

Recent development of the triboelectric properties of the polymer: A review


Sensitivity enhanced photo-thermal borders detection in bio-phantoms enriched with gold nanoparticles

Yossef Danan; Ariel Schwarz; Moshe Sinvani; Zeev Zalevsky

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 471-475

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.1860

Abstract
  In the last decade diversity of applications in the fields of diagnostics and treatment for biomedical applications using gold nanoparticles (GNPs) as contrast agent sprang up. The strong optical absorption and scattering properties of the GNPs due to their localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) ...  Read More

Sensitivity enhanced photo-thermal borders detection in bio-phantoms enriched with gold nanoparticles


Percolation-induced low frequency plasmonic state in metal granular composite materials

Takanori Tsutaoka; Herieta Massango; Teruhiro Kasagi

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 476-480

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2053

Abstract
  Low frequency plasmonic (LFP) state induced by the electrical percolation of metallic particles has been investigated for metal granular composite materials containing Cu, Ni47Fe53 and Co50Fe50 microparticles. In these composites, a conductivity jump due to electrical percolation takes place at different ...  Read More

Percolation-induced low frequency plasmonic state in metal granular composite materials


Swift heavy ion induced modifications in the structural, optical and methane sensing properties of indium oxide thin films - A comparative study using Ag9+ and O7+ ion irradiation

Riti Sethi; Anver Aziz; G.B.V.S. Lakshmi; D.K. Avasthi; Azher M. Siddiqui

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 481-487

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2033

Abstract
  Thin films of indium oxide grown on quartz substrates were subjected to 100 MeV Ag 9+ and O 7+ ions irradiation. The pristine and swift heavy ions irradiated films were characterized using X-ray Diffraction, Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry, Scanning Electron Microscopy and UV-Vis Spectroscopy ...  Read More

Swift heavy ion induced modifications in the structural, optical and methane sensing properties of indium oxide thin films - A comparative study using Ag9+ and O7+ ion irradiation


Effect of the BMIM BF4 immobilization on oxidized activated carbon in fuel desulfurization

Misael D. Cogollo Valdes; Magda A. Salazar Vega; Melissa J. Cely Pinto; Ana M. Pinilla Torres; Jessica V. Ardila Antolínez; Marisol Fernández Rojas; Luz A. Carreño Diaz*

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 488-493

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2065

Abstract
  Environmental consequences of high consumption of fossil fuels containing sulfur compounds have promoted research in technologies for their removal. Catalytic hydrodesulphurization currently used requires high temperature and pressure. Alternative technologies based on ionic liquids pure and anchored ...  Read More

Effect of the BMIM BF4 immobilization on oxidized activated carbon in fuel desulfurization


Synthesis and study of optical properties of microstructure flower-shaped ZnO 

Rajat K. Saha; Eeshankur Saikia;Mrinal K. Debanath

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 494-498

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2066

Abstract
  In this study, we report the synthesis and optical properties of flower-shaped ZnO which is fabricated successfully using polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) as capping agent by wet chemical method at temperature 60 0 C. The structures and morphologies of flower-shaped ZnO is characterized by X-ray diffraction ...  Read More

Synthesis and study of optical properties of microstructure flower-shaped ZnO 


Effect of graphite nanosheets on electrical, electromagnetic, mechanical and morphological characteristics of PHBV/GNS nanocomposites  

Larissa S. Montagna; Thaís L. do A. Montanheiro; Maurício R. Baldan; Ana Paula S. Oliveira; Marcelo A. de Farias; Marcele A. Hocevar; Luiza C. Folgueras; Fábio R. Passador; Ana Paula Lemes; Mirabel C. Rezende

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 499-504

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2044

Abstract
  Bionanocomposites with properties similar to those of conventional polymers derived from petroleum have shown scientific and industrial interest. The current research discuss the effect of graphite nanosheets (GNS) addition on electrical, electromagnetic, and mechanical properties and also on morphological ...  Read More

Effect of graphite nanosheets on electrical, electromagnetic, mechanical and morphological characteristics of PHBV/GNS nanocomposites  


Thermal properties of hydrogel-clay nano-composites

Romina P. Ollier*; Jimena S. Gonzalez;Vera A. Alvarez; Laura M. Sanchez

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 505-509

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2047

Abstract
  Hydrogels are one of the most widely employed materials in biological, medical and technological areas. However, the use of hydrogels sometimes is restricted due to their specific properties. It is well-known that polymeric nanocomposites reinforced with clays show valuable improvements in their properties. ...  Read More

Thermal properties of hydrogel-clay nano-composites


Experimental investigation of oxidation resistance of SiC powder for the protection of re-entry space vehicle using material shock tube 

Jayaram Vishakantaiah; Gowtham Balasubramaniam

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 510-515

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2061

Abstract
  A novel method of studying oxidation resistance and phase transformation of SiC fine powder was performed using multiple shock treatments in millisecond timescale using indigenously developed material shock tube (MST1). MST1 was used to produce shock waves which heat the ultra high pure oxygen test gas ...  Read More

Experimental investigation of oxidation resistance of SiC powder for the protection of re-entry space vehicle using material shock tube 


Functionalized graphene oxide as an electrochemical sensing platform for detection of Bisphenol A

Upama Baruah;Devasish Chowdhury

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 516-525

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2067

Abstract
  The present work demonstrates the electrochemical detection of the endocrine disruptor Bisphenol A in solution by three different types of functionalized graphene samples viz. graphene oxide (GO), ester functionalized graphene oxide (GO-ES) and amine functionalized graphene oxide (GO-en) modified glassy ...  Read More

Functionalized graphene oxide as an electrochemical sensing platform for detection of Bisphenol A


Polyacrylamide-scaffold adhesive bearing multiple benzene rings forming CH/π  interactions with polyolefin

Taiki Yamate; Hiroshi Suzuki; Takayuki Fujiwara; Toru Yamaguchi; Motohiro Akazome

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 526-530

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2055

Abstract
  Adhesion to chemically inert materials (CIM) through non-covalent interactions without surface modifications represents a formidable challenge in adhesion science. We report herein a rigid poly(acrylamide) bearing multiple benzene rings in its side chains that can strongly adhere to the chemically inert ...  Read More

Polyacrylamide-scaffold adhesive bearing multiple benzene rings forming CH/π  interactions with polyolefin


Uptake and toxicity of different nanoparticles towards a tough bacterium: Deinococcus radiodurans

Ragini Singh;Sanjay Singh

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, Pages 531-537

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2018.2064

Abstract
  Nanomaterials (NMs) have found extensive commercial use in industries, healthcare and household applications however, their ecotoxicological effects remain elusive. Since, microbial communities play beneficial role in ecosystem like element cycling, bioremediation, nitrogen fixation, etc., effect of ...  Read More

Uptake and toxicity of different nanoparticles towards a tough bacterium: Deinococcus radiodurans