Dielectric and electrical properties of hexagonal BaTi0.5Co0.5O3 ceramic with NTC effect

K. Samuvel .; K. Ramachandran .; V. Ratchagar .; G. Ravi .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 680-681


  Barium Titanate doped with Cobalt is known for both its electric and magnetic properties. The synthesis and characterization of Cobalt doped barium titanate; BaTi1-xCoxO3(BTCO) x = 0.5was investigated with a view to understand its structural, magnetic and electrical properties. A finest possible sample ...  Read More

Structural and optical behavior of Y2O3 nanocrystallites synthesized by sol-gel technique

Rachna Ahlawat .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 687-690


  Y2O3 nanocrystallite has been successfully synthesized by sol-gel technique. Y(NO3)3.4H2O and TEOS were used as precursors and obtained powdered form of the oxide. In this study, stepwise annealing process has been performed and obtained almost spherical Y2O3 nanocrystallites. As-prepared sample was ...  Read More

Study of transition regime for amorphous to nano-crystalline silicon thin films using 27.12 MHz PECVD: Insight into plasma kinetics

Deepika Chaudhary .; Mansi Sharma .; S. Sudhakar .; Sushil Kumar .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 691-696


  In this article, we report the phase transition region of hydrogenated amorphous (a-Si:H) to nano-crystalline (nc-Si:H) silicon thin films deposited using 27.12 MHz assisted Plasma Enhanced Chemical vapor Deposition (PECVD) process with the approach of plasma diagnosis. This work presents for the first ...  Read More

Synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles and its application in adsorption

Karuna Nalwa; Anupama Thakur .; Neeta Sharma .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 697-703


  In the present study nanoparticles of zinc oxide (ZnO) were synthesized by simple solution based approach and used as an adsorbent for the removal of Cu(II) ions from aqueous solution. ZnO nanoparticles were characterized by X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and Dynamic ...  Read More

Sulfonated graphene – An efficient cationic dye adsorbent in aqueous solution

Smriti Arora .; Ritika Nagpal .; Sweta Mishra .; SMS Chauhan .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 704-710


  A fast, sensitive, label-free, and organic cationic dye adsorbent has been developed by hydrothermal sulfonation reaction on reduced graphene oxide. The layered graphene sheet provides a significant surface area, high intrinsic mobility while presence of –SO3H groups on both sides of sheet render ...  Read More

Amalgamation of nano carbon for the advancement of the performance in mechanical properties of the concrete: A cementitious material

Hitesh R. Ashani .; Sachin P. Parikh .; Jaysukh H. Markna .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 711-715


  Nanotechnology is considered as one of the active research area of 21st century due to its increasing economic importance and ability to study the material at nano scale to improve its behavior in construction industry. Concrete the second highest consume commodity on the planet after water is highly ...  Read More

Synthesis and Optimization of low-cost and high efficient Zirconium-aluminium modified iron oxide nano adsorbent for fluoride removal from drinking water

Mrinal K Adak .; Sujoy Chakraborty .; Shrabanee Sen .; Debasis Dhak .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 716-724


  Zirconium-aluminium modified iron oxide nano adsorbent was synthesized using chemical route using zirconyl nitrate, aluminium nitrate, ferric nitrate and triethanol amine. The precursor materials were calcined at 900oC for 4 h to obtain a carban free nano-adsorbent.  XRD of the calcined powder was ...  Read More

Thickness mod ulated structural and photo-luminescence properties of magnetron sputtered nanocrystalline SiC ultrathin films

Narendra Singh .; Davinder Kaur .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 725-728


  Ultrathin silicon carbide (SiC) films were grown on p type Si (100) substrate by RF magnetron sputtering at constant substrate temperature of 7000C for investigating thickness dependence of structural and photoluminescence properties. The structural and Photoluminescence properties were measured by X-ray ...  Read More

Synthesis of nanosized BaCeO3 from oxalate precursor

Udayraj C. Yadav .; Yuvraj S. Malghe .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 729-733


  Nanosized barium cerate (BaCeO3) was prepared from barium cerium oxalate (BCO) precursor. Thermal decomposition of BCO precursor was studied using thermogravimetry(TG), differential thermal analysis (DTA), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) techniques. BCO precursor ...  Read More

Critical assessment of strengthening mechanism of magnesium alloys: Review

Brijesh Prasad .; Bhingole P P .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 734-744


  Magnesium and its alloys have got great attention in recent times due to its potential to replace heaver alloys with equal strengths and lighter in weight, hence become potential materiel automobile, sports, aeronautical and biomaterials applications    This study concentrates and summarizes ...  Read More

A novel aqueous Li4Fe(CN)6 cathode and hydrophobic ionic liquid electrolyte combined lithium-ion battery

Bikash Mandal .; Indranarayan Basumallick .; Susanta Ghosh .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 745-748


  Present study reports an easy and cost-effective method of synthesis of Li4Fe(CN)6 cathode from K4Fe(CN)6.3H2O and LiClO4 in aqueous medium for its use in lithium-ion battery. The synthesized Li4Fe(CN)6 is characterized by UV-Vis, FTIR and cyclic-voltammetry studies. A special laboratory model lithium-ion ...  Read More

Enhanced dynamic mechanical properties of kenaf epoxy composites

Rajnish Kumar .; S. A. R. Hashmi .; Subhash Nimanpure .; Ajay Naik .

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2017, Pages 749-757


  Randomly distributed kenaf fibre with varying length (5-50mm) and weight fractions (25-40%) were used to reinforce epoxy resin to prepare environment friendly composites. Effect of fibre length with constant fibre loading on dynamic mechanical properties was studied and its effect on storage modulus, ...  Read More