Editorial
Conference report of Asian Advanced Materials Congress, Singapore

Hisatoshi Kobayashi; Mikael Syväjärvi

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 413-413

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/701

Abstract
  Dear Readers,The Asian Advanced Material Congress was carried out during 11-16 March 2017 on Diamond Princess Cruise Ship which was cruising from Singapore - Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - Penang (Malaysia) - Phuket (Thailand) - Singapore. At the conference, we had the opportunity to discuss various advanced ...  Read More

Research Article
Electroplating of FDM Parts: A comparison via two different routes

Azhar Equbal; Md. Asif Equbal; Anoop Kumar Sood

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 414-419

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/702

Abstract
  Present paper compares the copper electroplating on FDM (Fused deposition modelling) parts through two different routes. The two routes are: (i) Method of electroplating using chromic acid for surface preparation (ii) Method of electroplating using aluminium charcoal (Al-C) paste for surface preparation. ...  Read More

Research Article
Selective CO2 hydrogenation reaction using recyclable TiO2 supported Ruthenium nanoparticles

Praveenkumar R. Upadhyay; Vivek Srivastava

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 420-424

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/703

Abstract
  Stable, well dispersed and agglomeration free Ru metal doped TiO2 nanoparticles were produced by a sol gel method (with and without ionic liquid reaction medium). Such unique physiochemical properties of Ru-TiO2-IL catalyst were utilized as catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation reaction in task specific ionic ...  Read More

Research Article
Single point diamond turning of silicon for flat X-rays mirrors

Neha Khatri; Rohit Sharma; Vinod Mishra; Harry Garg; Vinod Karar

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 425-427

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/704

Abstract
  Silicon Mirrors are essential components for guiding the X-Ray beam and focusing it to a particular location. Due to lower X-ray wavelength, these mirrors require super smooth surface finish to avoid the strong scattering from surface. Single Point Diamond Turning is used to examine the fabrication possibility ...  Read More

Research Article
Paper based ZnO thin film UV light detector using graphite pencil based electrodes

Mohd A. Ansari; Daipayan Dasgupta; K. Sreenivas

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 428-432

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/705

Abstract
  Ultraviolet (UV) light detection characteristics with sputtered ZnO films deposited on paper with graphite pencil drawn conducting inter-digital electrodes on normal paper have been investigated. Structural, electrical and microstructural properties of ZnO films grown by magnetron sputtering ...  Read More

Research Article
Surface finish and subsurface damage distribution during diamond turning of silicon

Rohit Sharma; Neha Khatri; Vinod Mishra; Harry Garg; Vinod Karar

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 433-435

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/706

Abstract
  Subsurface Damage (SSD), which is introduced to optical materials by diamond turning processes, affects the performance in optical, laser and infrared applications. For optical applications, SSD can be the source of component instability (e.g., surface stress) and flaw. The objective of the present study ...  Read More

Research Article
Optical absorption and morphology of bio-intercalated polyaniline composites

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

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 436-439

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/707

Abstract
  Bio-intercalation based Polyaniline (PANI)-Aloe vera (AV) with Lithium Perchlorate (LiClO4) composites has been synthesized by In-situ chemical reaction method. The composite was employed characterizations with help of Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) ...  Read More

Research Article
Interaction of zinc peroxide nanoparticle with fibroblast cell

Bharti Sharma; Nahar Singh; Ram P. Tandon; Ajit K. Mahapatro

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 440-444

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/708

Abstract
  This work demonstrates the structural interaction of the as-synthesized zinc peroxide (ZnO2) nanoparticles with fibroblast cells (FBC). The ZnO2 nanoparticles (ZNP) of desired sizes (10-20 nm) are synthesized, and the purity and structural confirmations are studied using various imaging and spectroscopic ...  Read More

Research Article
Tribological characteristics of EN8 and EN24 steel against aluminium alloy 6061 under lubricated condition

M.S. Charoo; M. F. Wani; M. Hanief; Aman Chetani; M. A. Rather

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 445-449

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/709

Abstract
  Abrasive wear of steel-aluminium tribo-pair is one of the major problems in engineering applications. In this research study, our main objective is to find out the tribological behaviour of shaft material, usually made of hardened EN8 and EN24 steel under lubricated condition against Aluminium alloy ...  Read More

Research Article
Facile one step synthesis and gas sensing behavior of PANI/Mn3O4 nanocomposite

Anupma Sharma; Vijay Kumar; Saurav Kumar; Pooja D; Sudeshna Bagchi; Amol P. Bhondekar

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 450-454

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/710

Abstract
  In this work, we present the first investigations of Mn3O4 nanoparticles doped in polyaniline (PANI) matrix for gas sensing application. PANI/Mn3O4 nanocomposite (NC) was synthesized by facile one step reduction method with varied dopant concentrations (1mM and 3mM) of synthesized Mn3O4 nanoparticles ...  Read More

Research Article
Synthesis and characterizations of Mn doped alloyed ZnxCd1-xS nanocrystals

Manpreet Kaur; Akshay Kumar; Manoj Sharma

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 455-457

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/711/

Abstract
  Composition regulation of semiconductors can engineer the band gap and thus tune the optical properties. For effective utilization of orange emitting phosphors in color conversion applications blue excitation is necessary.  Here in this work, absorption and photoluminescence spectroscopic measurements ...  Read More

Research Article
Preparation and characterization of nanoparticles mixed cutting fluids

Rabesh Kumar Singh; Anuj Kumar Sharma; Amit Rai Dixit; Arun Kumar Tiwari; Amitava Mandal

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 458-462

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/712

Abstract
  Health and environmental concerns about the use of excessive conventional cutting fluids during conventional machining has led to the development of a new type of cutting fluid. Inefficient disposal of industrial cutting fluids during wet machining also reduces the use of conventional cutting fluid. ...  Read More

Research Article
Structural and optical properties of polyaniline/nickel ferrite nanocomposites

Arti I. Nandapure; Subhash B. Kondawar; Bharti I. Nandapure; Manish M. Choudhari

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, Pages 463-467

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/713

Abstract
  Polyaniline/ferrite nanocomposites have attracted increasing attention because they offer the possibility of a new generation of nanostructure materials with advanced applications like electromagnetic interference shielding, rechargeable batteries, corrosion devices due to their flexibility, inexpensive ...  Read More