International Journal of Nanoparticle Research

  • MHD Mixed Convection Flow of Casson Nanofluid past a Stretching Sheet in the Presence of Viscous Dissipation, Chemical Reaction and Heat Source/Sink

    MHD Mixed Convection Flow of Casson Nanofluid past a Stretching Sheet in the Presence of Viscous Dissipation, Chemical Reaction and Heat Source/Sink K.Govardhan1, G.Narender2* and G.Sreedhar Sarma3 1 Department of Engineering Mathematics, GITAM University, Village Rudraram, Medak Dist.,Hyderabad-502329, Telangana State. INDIA. 2, 3 Department of Humanities and Science, CVR College of Engineering, Mangalpalli, Ibrahimpatnam, R.R.Dist.,Hyderabad-501510, Telangana State, INDIA. This paper focuses on the effect of MHD mixed convection flow of casson nanofluid past a stretching sheet in the presence of…

  • Synthesis of Punica Granatum Fruit Peel Extract Based Silver Nanoparticles and Evaluation of it’s Antimicrobial Activity

    Synthesis of Punica Granatum Fruit Peel Extract Based Silver Nanoparticles and Evaluation of it’s Antimicrobial Activity Vinay C H*, Prakash Goudanavar and Ankit Acharya Department of Pharmaceutics, Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, B.G. Nagara, Karnataka -571 448. The main objective of the present work was to prepare pomegranate peel extract based nano particles by chemical complexation method. Ethanolic extracts of pomegranate peel were prepared by using Soxhlet apparatus and evaluated for phyto-chemical constituents. Qualitative analysis showed that pomegranate peel extract…

  • Development and Characterization of Nanoparticle Metal Matrix Composites: (Al 2024-SiC NP)

    Development and Characterization of Nanoparticle Metal Matrix Composites: (Al 2024-SiC NP) Muhammad Arshad Chaudhry1, Liaqat Ali2, Khalid Mahmood Ghauri2,Javed Iqbal2  1Ph.D Research Scholar, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan 2Professor Dr. Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan Composite materials get an importance in value as an advance materials such as automotive, aerospace, aircraft, defense, medical, marine, sports, recreation and various engineering applications due to their high strength-to-weight…

  • Synthesis of Biocompatible carboxylic acid functionalized Graphene Oxide as a stimulator of bacterial growth

    Synthesis of Biocompatible carboxylic acid functionalized Graphene Oxide as a stimulator of bacterial growth Neelima Sharma 1*, Rishi Sharma2 1Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi -835215, Jharkhand, India. 2Department of Physics, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi -835215, Jharkhand,India. Researchers have shown great interest towards Graphene and its potential applications in various fields such as electronics, energy, materials and biomedical areas. The effects of Graphene, graphene oxide (GO) and its derivatives on bacteria activities…

  • Dielectric properties of Chromium substituted Nickel nano ferrites

    Dielectric properties of Chromium substituted Nickel nano ferrites K. Vijaya Kumar 1*,R.Sridhar2, D.Ravinder3 *1Department of Physics, JNTUH College of Engineering Sultanpur, Sultanpur(V), Pulkal (M), Sangareddy-District, 502293, Telangana State, India. 2Department of BS&H, Vignan Institute of Technology & Science,Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri-Dist.508284, Telangana State, India. 3Department of Physics, Osmania University, Hyderabad-500007, Telangana State, India. Background The powders of Ni-Cr Nano ferrites were synthesized with the chemical formula, NiCrXFe2−XO4 (Where X = 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 0.9 and 1.0) by using citrate-gel auto combustion technique….

  • Synthesis & Structural Characteristics of ZnBi2O4 Nanoparticles Prepared by Citrate-Gel Auto Combustion Method

    Synthesis & Structural Characteristics of ZnBi2O4 Nanoparticles Prepared by Citrate-Gel Auto Combustion Method K. Vijay Kumar1* CH. Shilpa Chakra2 K. Rama Krishna3 A. Rajesham4 1Department of Physics, JNTUH, College of Engineering Sultanpur, Sultanpur(V), Pulkal(M), Sangareddy-Dist., 502 273, T.S., India; 2Center for Nano Science and Technology, IST, JNTUH, Kukatpally, Hyderabad-500085, T. S., India; 3Department of Physics, Malla Reddy College of Engineering &Technology, Secunderabad– 500 014, T. S., India; 4Department of Physics, Sridevi Women’s Engineering College, Vattinagulapalli, Hyderabad– 500 075Telangana, India Zinc…

  • Processing and Characterization of Vacuum-Free CuInSe2 Thin Films from Nanoparticle-Precursors using Novel Temperature Treatment Techniques

    Processing and Characterization of Vacuum-Free CuInSe2 Thin Films from Nanoparticle-Precursors using Novel Temperature Treatment Techniques Matthias Schuster*, Philipp Sisterhenn, Lorenz Graf, Peter J. Wellmann Materials Department 6 (i-MEET), Martensstr. 7, 91058 Erlangen, Germany, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) The objective of this work is the processing and characterization of a dense CuInSe2 solar-cell-absorber-layer based on nanoparticulate precursors. Bimetallic copper-indium- and elemental selenium-nanoparticles were synthesized by wet-chemical processes and then dispersed in organic solvents as nano-inks. These inks were then printed into different…

  • Hydrophobically-modified Chitosan Microspheres for Release of Diosgenin

    Hydrophobically-modified Chitosan Microspheres for Release of Diosgenin Javier Perez Quinones1,*, Oliver Brüggemann1, Carlos Peniche Covas2 1,* Johannes Kepler University Linz, Institute of Polymer Chemistry, Altenberger Straße 69, 4040 Linz, Austria. 2 University of Havana, Center of Biomaterials, Ave. Universidad s/n entre G y Ronda, Vedado, 10400 La Habana, Cuba. Chitosan microspheres (CS) prepared by water-in-oil emulsion/glutaraldehyde cross-linking-evaporation and simple coacervation/cross-linking with sodium tripolyphosphate were covalently linked to diosgenin hemiesters. The diosgenin content found using elemental analysis was ca. 6 to…

  • Solution Phase growth of Tin Oxide (SnO2) Nanostructures under Controlled Synthesis Conditions

    Solution Phase growth of Tin Oxide (SnO2) Nanostructures under Controlled Synthesis Conditions M. A. Khan1,2, Hasan Mahmood*3,4, Bilal Mohuddin1, Tariq Iqbal1, Assad Qayyum1, Ishaq Ahmed5, Waleed Maqbool1 1Department of Physics, University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad 13100, Pakistan; 2High-Tech Lab., University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad 13100, Pakistan; 3Department of Physics, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Defense road Lahore, Pakistan; 4Department of Physics, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY, 12222 USA; 5National Center for Physics,…

  • Cytotoxicity Studies on Naproxen and Piroxicam Nanoformulations

    Cytotoxicity Studies on Naproxen and Piroxicam Nanoformulations Sandeep Patnaika,b L.A. Avinash Chunduria,b, Aditya Kurdekarb , Venkataramaniah Kamisettib* aAndhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Ltd., Vishakhapatnam, India bLaboratories for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology(LNAN) Research, Department of Physics, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthinilayam, India Caco-2 cells were used as in vitro models to assess the cell viability characteristics of the carriers Soluplus®, Gelucire 50/13 and PVP K25 and the nanoformulations of Naproxen and Piroxicam. The assessment of cell viability was done using…