Lithium Ion Battery: An Era of Portable Energy and the Nobel Prize 2019

Prashant Mishra

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 134-135

  For several years, nickel-cadmium had been the only panacea for powering up the electronic equipment, be it a mobile phone, car, laptop or any devices you just name it, we had to count on nickel-cadmium based batteries. Fortunately, three genius minds finally came up with a promising solution and laid ...  Read More

Crystal Packing Analysis of Picric Acid, Phthalazone and their Cocrystal using Hirshfeld Computational Studies

U. Likhitha; B. Narayana; B.K. Sarojini; Madan Kumar

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 136-138

  In this paper we present the investigation of crystal packing of picric acid (PA), phthalazone (PZ) and their cocrystal phthalazone-picric acid (PA-PZ) using Hirshfeld surface computational analysis. The title molecules are synthesized, crystallized and three-dimensional structures are redetermined using ...  Read More

Photocatalytic Oxidation of Acid Orange 10 dye Molecules using Cerium Oxide Nanosphere Particles under Ultraviolet and Visible Light Irradiations

M. Prathap Kumar; G.A. Suganya Josephine; A. Sivasamy

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 139-144

  Exploration of semiconductors in the field of photocatalysis plays a crucial role in energy and environmental remediation in particular oxidation/reduction of toxic organic contaminants from water and wastewater. The present research work aims on synthesis of pristine CeO2nanoparticles by precipitation ...  Read More

Stability Analysis on MWCNT/Water Nanofluids with and without Surfactant

M. Muruganandam; P.C. Mukesh Kumar

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 145-150

  Much research works are being carried out in applications of nanofluids at different engineering fields as they have improved thermal conductivity. However, the effective applications of nanofluids have limitations such as poor stability, sedimentation, erosive wear and potential health risk. In heat ...  Read More

An Unsupervised Learning of Hyperspectral Images using Fuzzy C-means (FCM) Clustering Method with Glowworm Swarm Optimization (GSO)

C. Rajinikanth; S. Abraham Lincon

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 151-154

  The unsupervised learning method is one of the formidable operations in Hyper-Spectral Image (HSI) processing. Fuzzy C-Means (FCM) clustering is an optimistic and strategic method for selecting the unsupervised bands. There are some limits and standards in fuzzy clustering technique. The Glowworm Swarm ...  Read More

Synthesis, Crystal Growth and Characterization of Serine Zinc Acetate an Organic Nonlinear Optical material by Slow Evaporation Method

R. Sakunthaladevi; L. Jothi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 155-157

  Optically good quality single crystal of Serine Zinc Acetate (SZA) was grown by the method of slow evaporation and using a solvent of water. The value of cell parameters was obtained by single crystal XRD study. The various functional groups of molecules present in SZA were identified from FTIR studies. ...  Read More

Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene Oxide Coated Au Nano Particles and The Study of its Application on Electro Catalytic Activity of Nitric Oxide

A Shalini; P. Paulraj; k. Pandian; G. Anbazhagan; V. Jaisankar

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 158-161

  Synthesis of graphene oxide has entice good dispense of consciousness due to their vast utilization in different fields in modern days. In the present investigation, we report on the preparation of graphene oxide via a modified Hummer’s method. The nanocomposite were isolated and then characterized ...  Read More

Synthesis, Crystallization and Optical Properties of Potassium Nitrate Added L-alanine Single Crystals for Optoelectronic Device Applications

M. Shanmuga Sundaram; V. Vijayalakshmi; P. Dhanasekaran; O.N. Balasundaram; S. Palaniswamy

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 162-164

  Current work, L-alanine single crystals in the presence of potassium nitrate were grown by slow evaporation method. The unit cell parameters and crystalline structure of the L-alanine crystal were analysed using powder XRD (PXRD) technique. The numerous functional groups and vibrational modes of the ...  Read More

Optimization of WEDM Process Parameters on Surface Roughness and Study of Physical behaviour using SEM for Machining Aluminium Alloy Al 7075 using Brass Coated Copper Wire

Shanthi Jayachandran; Mohan Raman; Palanisamy Ponnusamy

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 165-168

  Wire Electrical Discharge Machining is one of the most effective Non-Conventional Machining method available to machine intricate shapes which are very difficult to machine with conventional machining methods, on electrically conductive materials havingvarying hardness. In this research work, an attempt ...  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 , October 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