Editorial
Conference report of American Advanced Materials Congress 2016

Hisatoshi Kobayashi; Mikael Syväjärvi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 139-139

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/301

Abstract
  When we write this, the American Advanced Materials Congress 2016 (AAMC 2016) (www.vbripress.com/aamc) has just been successfully carried out in December 04 - 09, 2016.It was conducted for the first time. The team at VBRI Press (www.vbripress.com) and International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM, ...  Read More

Research Article
Characterization of low alloy steel impregnated with WS2 using nano-indentation

Suresh R. Ambalam; Rajendran I. Gounder

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 140-145

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/302

Abstract
  Low alloy steel is used in industrial applications to manufacture bearing materials, bushes, gears, etc. In this work, an attempt has been made to characterize powder metallurgy (PM) processed low alloy steel impregnated with solid lubricant WS2 in four different weight proportions (0, 2.5, 5 and 10%) ...  Read More

Research Article
Microscopic and spectroscopic evaluation of SPS sintered aluminium-graphene (Al-Gr) nanocomposites

Vipin Jain; Anil Kumar; Ajay Dhar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 146-151

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/303

Abstract
  Graphene possesses excellent properties such as, high Young’s modulus (1 TPa), high fracture strength (~125 GPa) and extreme thermal conductivity (~5000 W/m/K), therefore, can serve as an ideal reinforcement material for the metal based High Tech structural nanocomposites. In the present work, ...  Read More

Research Article
Numerical investigation of low-velocity impact in symmetric and asymmetric GFRP laminate with and without pre-crack

Prashant Rawat; Kalyan K. Singh; Nand K. Singh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 152-155

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/304

Abstract
  Damage induced in symmetrical and asymmetrical glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) laminate overlow-velocity impact (LVI) using a mild steel impactor is investigated. Numerical simulation is done using 3-Dfinite element analysis software LS-DYNA. Orientations for symmetrical and asymmetrical laminate ...  Read More

Research Article
Experience of various materials for design and manufacture of bellows for nuclear industry

S. C. S. P. Kumar Krovvidi; G. Padmakumar; A. K. Bhaduri

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 156-161

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/305

Abstract
  Bellows find wide applications in reactor systems such as in bellows sealed valves as primary leak tight barriers and in piping systems to absorb differential thermal expansions. Reliable operation of bellows is strongly dependent of proper material selection. Various candidates for material of the bellows ...  Read More

Research Article
Electrical and structural properties of zinc substituted nickel ferrites synthesized by sol-gel technique

Sunita Khangembam; Maisnam Victory; Waikhom Surchandra; Sumitra Phanjoubam

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 162-166

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/306

Abstract
  Recent technological breakthroughs and the desire for new functions generate an enormous demand for synthesizing new materials through different ways and methods which show superior properties compared with their pure counterparts. Presently, polycrystalline zinc doped nickel ferrites having the compositional ...  Read More

Research Article
PEO embedded planer optical waveguide sensor for unidentified soil character analysis

Hiranand R. Khambayat; Pravin S. More; Bandoba T. Nikam

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 167-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/307

Abstract
  In this manuscript we have investigated the fabrication of PEO embedded planar optical waveguide (POW) sensor. To improve the sensing characteristics of POW, it has coated with conducting polymer poly ethylene oxide (PEO). The embedded waveguide prepared with variant thermal ion exchange process with ...  Read More

Research Article
Thermal effects for the doped graphene quantum dots: Cyclic voltammetry

Poonam R. Kharangarh; Akshay Kumar; Raj K. Sharma; Gurmeet Singh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 171-175

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/308

Abstract
  With an objective to develop electrode materials with high specific capacitance and good stability, we prepared Graphene quantum dot-doped with transition metal of HCl by using a facile hydrothermal at different temperatures (~ 800C- 1400C). Samples were characterized by Raman spectroscopy, Powdered ...  Read More

Research Article
Electrochemical sensing of anti-cancer drug (Capecitabine) by GC-MWCNT-PAMAM (G3)-AuNps electrode

Eagambaram Murugan; Chennakesavapuram R Akshata; Annie Stephy

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 176-183

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/309

Abstract
  Capecitabine (CPT) is an oral antineoplastic prodrug of 5-Flurorouracil (5-FU), administered for the treatment of metastatic breast and colorectal cancers. Detection of trace quantity of Capecitabine in pharmaceutical drug dosages is very crucial and essential owing to its life threating toxic adverse ...  Read More

Research Article
In-situ chemical synthesis of PANI dodecyl-benzene sulfonic acid doped vanadium pentoxide: Optical and electrical properties

Niranjana M; Sharanappa Chapi; Yesappa L; Archana K; Raghu S; Devendrappa H

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 184-188

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/3010

Abstract
  Polyaniline (PANI) composites doped with Vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) of different weight percentage using dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid (DBSA) as surfactant was prepared by in-situ chemical oxidation reaction method. Here ammonium persulphate was used as an oxidizing agent. The formation of composite (PANI/DBSA/V2O5) ...  Read More

Research Article
Annealing temperature influenced physical properties of Al2TiO5 thin films for MIS devices

Suresh Addepalli; Lakshmi Ganapathi Kolla; Uthanna Suda

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 189-193

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/3011

Abstract
  Aluminium titanate (Al2TiO5) thin films were deposited at room temperature by DC reactive magnetron sputtering. To make appropriate films for potential gate dielectric applications, we investigated the influence of annealing temperature on the structural, chemical and dielectric properties of Al2TiO5 ...  Read More

Research Article
Tuning the emission of Poly (9,9-dioctylflorenyl-2,7-diyl) using one dimensional photonic band gap

Nidhi Gupta; Rakhi Grover; Dalip S. Mehta; Kanchan Saxena

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 194-197

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/3012

Abstract
  Here we present fabrication of one dimensional photonic band gap structure (1D-PBG) based on periodic layers of silver and magnesium fluoride (MgF2) for tuning the emission of polyfluorene derivative, Poly(9,9-dioctylfluorenyl-2,7-diyl) (PFO). Transmittance measurements were used to characterize the ...  Read More

Research Article
Synthesis and fabrication of MnFe2O4 spinel ferrite thin films using chemical approach: Structural, magnetic, optical and magneto-optical properties

Ramakanth Illa; Jaroslav Hamrle; Jaromir Pištora

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 198-204

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/3013

Abstract
  Nanostructured thin films of MnFe2O4 were fabricated using chemical approach. Structural, magnetic, optical and magneto-optical properties of the films have been investigated using XRD, AFM, VSM, spectroscopic ellipsometry and MOKE spectroscopy. Structural evaluation of the thermally annealed films showed ...  Read More

Research Article
FT-IR study of Cu substituted Ni-Zn ferrites prepared by citrate precursor method

Biju Thangjam; Ibetombi Soibam

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 205-208

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/3014

Abstract
  Ni-Cu-Zn ferrites with compositional formula Ni0.8-xCuxZn0.2Fe2O4, where 0.0≤x≤0.5 in steps of 0.1 were synthesized by the citrate precursor method. The samples were subjected to final sintering at 900ᵒC for 2h after a pre-sintering at 600ᵒC for 4h. X-ray diffraction patterns confirmed the ...  Read More

Research Article
Functionalization of polyallylamine on graphene oxide

Pooja Saini; Khobaib .; Prikshit Gautam; Manjari Singh; Ram P. Tandon; S. P. Singh; Ajit K. Mahapatro

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 209-212

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2016/3015

Abstract
  This work explains the functionalization of polyallylamine (PAA) on the graphene oxide (GO) sheets following a chemical route. The resulting GO-PAA complex is characterized by using various imaging and analytical tools. In the Raman spectroscopy for both the GO and GO-PAA, the appearance of D and G characteristic ...  Read More