1. Conference report of International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICNANO) - 2017, India

Hisatoshi Kobayashi .; Mikael Syväjärvi .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 288-288

  Most of us are active in research and focus on the scientific issues and expert areas of our profession. Nanotechnology is recognized as potential arena which can have a profound societal impact. It includes all aspects important for innovation: technology sectors, value chains and business areas. However, ...  Read More

2. Nd3+ sensitized Yb3+ luminescence in oleic acid functionalized LaF3: Nd3+Yb3+ nanoparticles

Pramod K Nampoothiri .; Mayuri N Gandhi .; Ajit R Kulkarni .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 289-293

  The luminescence at the absorption maximum of c-Si solar cells (1002 nm) of Ytterbium (3+) ions (Yb3+) make them a suitable candidate for solar spectrum converting material for c-Si solar cell. In this work oleic acid functionalized lanthanum fluoride (OA-LaF3) nanoparticles doped with Nd3+, Yb3+ (2-5 ...  Read More

3. Electronic levels of small molecules for organic solar cells: A computational study

Shahjad .; Ranoo Bhargav .; Dinesh Bhardwaj .; Asit Patra .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 294-298

  Currently significant progress has been made for the small molecules, indeed, achieved comparable performance compared to polymer in electronic devices mainly due to the many advantages of small molecules over the polymers. Designing better small molecules for electronic applications are required a comprehensive ...  Read More

4. Sonochemical synthesis of zinc oxide nano particles

Nandini Sharma .; Ranjana Jha .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 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

5. Plasticity assessment based on Schmid factor in deformed 9Cr-1Mo steel

Manmath Kumar Dash .; T. Karthikeyan .; S. Saroja .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 304-309

  Chromium alloyed Ferritic/Martensitic steels are widely used as structural materials in power plants, and considered for core applications of fast and fusion reactors. Characterization and fundamental interpretation of deformed microstructure through crystal plasticity principles are useful for tailoring ...  Read More

6. Structural and electrical behaviour of sol-gel derived Li-Ni-Co ferrite/SiO2 nanocomposites

Nandeibam Nilima .; Mamata Maisnam .; Sumitra Phanjoubam .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 310-314

  Li-Ni-Co ferrite/SiO2 composites with representative formula Li0.41Ni0.1Co0.08Fe2.41O4+ xSiO2 (i.e., x = 0wt. %, 5wt. %, 10wt. % and 20wt. %) were prepared by sol-gel method. The prepared composites were pre-sintered at 600ºC for 2 hrs and then finally sintered at 1000ºC for 6 hrs. X-ray diffraction ...  Read More

7. Role of doped ZnO nanoparticles as polymer chain segmental motion exciter in PVA-ZnO nanocomposites investigated by dielectric relaxation spectroscopy

Shobhna Choudhary .; Ram J. Sengwa .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 315-324

  The dielectric and electrical spectra of solution cast prepared nanocomposite films comprising poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) as polymer matrix and zinc oxide (ZnO) as inorganic nanofiller (PVA–x wt% ZnO (x = 0, 1, 3 and 5)) have been investigated in the frequency range from 20 Hz to 1 MHz. Anomalous ...  Read More

8. Plasmon resonance in photoactive P-N junction blend, spin coated from self-made low cost spin coating machine for plastic solar cell

Ishwar Naik .; Rajashekhar Bhajantri .; Sunil Rathod .; Jagadish Naik .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 325-328

  In the present work, spin coated thin films of P3HT: NTCDA donor- acceptor blends of weight ratios 3:1, 1:1 ,1:3 are prepared in Toluene using the self-made spin coating machine. The experiment is focused to optimize the P:N weight ratio of the photoactive blend that can absorb maximum solar energy and ...  Read More

9. Application of polyacrylamide grafted barley as promising drug formulating agents

Kartick Prasad Dey .; Sumit Mishra .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 329-336

  In this article, we have reported the synthesis of Polyacrylamide grafted Barley (Ba-g-PAM) by free radical copolymerization technique. Ceric ammonium nitrate (CAN) was used as a free radical initiator for this synthesis process. Various grades of Ba-g-PAM were synthesized by varying the CAN and AM concentration. ...  Read More

10. Electrical and mechanical characterization of Gelatin/poly (aniline) composite films

Ajay S. Utiye .; Sanjay Kumar Awasthi .; S. K. Bajpai .; B. Mishra .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 337-341

  The method of preparation of Gelatin/poly (aniline) composite films has been discussed. Gelatin was cross linked with glyoxal (Glox) in aqueous medium. The composite film was prepared by in-situ polymerization of Aniline within the Gelatin film matrix. The films so prepared have been characterized with ...  Read More

11. Optical band-gap and associated Urbach energy tails in defected AlN thin films grown by ion beam sputter deposition: Effect of assisted ion energy

Neha Sharma .; K. Prabakar .; S. Ilango .; S. Dash .; A. K. Tyagi .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 342-346

  AIN thin films were grown by ion beam sputter deposition in reactive assistance of N+/N2+ ions on Si (100) substrates. During deposition, assisted ion energy (EA) was varied as 90 eV and 120 eV with a post deposition exposure to N2 plasma. The resultant films were characterized by grazing incidence x-ray ...  Read More

12. Suppression of ferroelectric polarization and hence room temperature multiferroicity of LuFeO3 on Cu and Mn doping

Ujjal Chowdhury .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 347-350

  Room temperature multiferroicity has been in the centre of interest for last few years due to its enormous potential to be applied as real multifunctional device. LuFeO3 is a potential candidate as room temperature multiferroic1, which offers strong multiferroic coupling at room temperature [1]. Presence ...  Read More

13. Synergistic effect of LDH on thermal and flame retardant properties of unsaturated polyester nano-composite containing TXP

Pawan K. Kaul .; A. Joel Samson .; I V M V Enoch .; Paulraj Mosae Selvakumar .

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2017, Pages 351-356

  In this report, we have explored the thermal stability and flammability of unsaturated polyester resin (UP) nano-composites blended with flame retardant trixylenyl phosphate (TXP) and nano-filler dodecyl sulphate intercalated magnesium aluminum layered double hydroxide (MgAlDS LDH). MgAl LDH was synthesized ...  Read More