Thin Films, Materials Surface & Interfaces
Modification of Stainless Steel with ZiNC and Niobium Oxides for Antimicrobial Effect

Bruna Laís Pereira da Silva; Leonardo Barbosa da Silva; Letícia Dias dos Anjos Gonçalves; Rogério Valentim Gelamo; Vitor Tomaz Guimarães Naves; Lucas Donizete Silva; Emiliane Andrade Araújo Naves Naves

Volume 8, Issue 1 , 2023, , Pages 1-6

  The microbial adhesion of pathogens on surfaces, followed by the formation of biofilms, constitute one important causes of diseases transmitted by foods. Biofilm control in the food industry is critical since biofilm removal is challenging. Thus, the functionalization of surfaces has been a strategy ...  Read More

Intrinsic Defects Formation and Subsequent Direct and Indirect Transitions due to Ammonia in rGO – ZnO Nanocomposites

Arnab Sankar Bhattacharyya; Ritambhara Dash

Volume 8, Issue 1 , 2023, , Pages 1-6

  The rGO-ZnO composite was found promising improvement over the photocatalytic ability of pure ZnO and is useful for other Opto-chemical applications. ZnO/rGO composite was synthesized by the sol-gel method. The morphology of rGO caused better dispersion of the ZnO crystallites The reducing agent ammonia ...  Read More

ZnO Doped Lanthanide Oxide Nanomaterials as Photocatalysts for Selective Organic Transformation Reactions: Synthesis of N- Phenyl-P-Benzoquinonimine

G.A. Suganya Josephine; K. Jayaprakash; A. Sivasamy

Volume 4, Issue 4 , 2019, , Pages 169-173

  Heterogeneous semiconductor nanomaterials are widely employed nowadays as efficient photocatalysts for selective organic transformation reactions. A co-precipitation technique was employed for the preparation of ZnO doped dysprosium oxide from the respectivemetal nitrates and characterization studies ...  Read More

Influence of oxygen partial pressure and annealing temperature on the physical properties of nanostructured ZnO thin films prepared by RF magnetron sputtering

R Subba Reddy; S Uthanna; A Sivasankar Reddy; T. Srikanth; B. Radha Krishna

Volume 3, Issue 9 , 2018, , Pages 570-576

  Zinc oxide thin films were deposited by RF magnetron sputtering on p-type (100) silicon and glass substrates held at room temperature by varying the oxygen partial pressures and the optimized films was annealing at different temperatures. The deposition rate of the films was decreased from 5.8 to 2.5 ...  Read More

Sputtered nanostructured single crystalline cu doped ZnO thin films for carbon monoxide gas sensing applications

Pawan Kumar; Amit Sanger; Arvind Kumar; Davinder Kaur; Ramesh Chandra

Volume 3, Issue 5 , 2018, , Pages 312-317

  In the present work, gas sensing properties of Copper (Cu) doped Zinc Oxide (ZnO) thin films have been investigated. The nanostructured ZnO and Cu doped ZnO (CZO) thin films have been synthesized using DC magnetron sputtering on glass substrates. The effect of hydrophobicity and surface roughness of ...  Read More

Facial hydrothermal approach for the synthesis of Zinc oxide nanosheets

Malatesh S. Pujar; Shirajahammad M. Hunagund; Vani R. Desai; Ashok H. Sidarai

Volume 3, Issue 4 , 2018, , Pages 184-188

  Herein, we synthesis ZnO nanosheets via facial hydrothermal method using sodium hydroxide (NaOH) as a stabilizer. The synthesized ZnO was subjected to various characterizations for analysis of their optical, structural, functional groups, chemical composition, surface morphological and thermal studies, ...  Read More

Reduced graphene oxide-zinc oxide nano-composites for gas sensing applications

Sitakshi Gupta; Chhaya Ravikant

Volume 3, Issue 4 , 2018, , Pages 193-198

  Nowadays, gas sensors are fast becoming an imperative part of modern life with extensive applications in domestic safety, environmental monitoring, industrial process control, public security, medical applications and chemical warfare assessment amongst many others. The detection of minor gas leaks has ...  Read More

Sonochemical synthesis of zinc oxide nano particles

Nandini Sharma; Ranjana Jha

Volume 2, Issue 5 , 2017, , Pages 299-303

  Zinc oxide nanoparticles were synthesized utilizing a green and simple sonochemical route. The synthesized ZnO nanoparticles were characterized for the analysis of structural and optical properties. Characterization with XRD and TEM shows that the synthesized particles were uniformly distributed, crystalline ...  Read More

Effect of ion concentration in enhancement of super capacitive behavior of ZnO nano-platelets

M. Kanakadurga; S. R. Murthy; Arya Das; Rakesh K. Sahoo; Saroj K. Singh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , 2016, , Pages 93-95

  ZnO nano-platelets have been prepared using a high pressure reactor via hydrothermal route. The as-formed fine platelets morphology of the as-synthesized powder was confirmed from the scanning electron microscopy (SEM) images. The elemental analysis using energy dispersive X-ray (EDAX) analysis indicated ...  Read More