Original Research Paper
Synthesis and characterization of iron incoporated metal-organic framework (MOF) photocatalyst in degradation of methylene blue

Mehrdad Hajian; Mohammad Rostamizadeh; Federico Galli

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 1-12


  Catalysis for environmental remediation is becoming of paramount importance as industrial and urban activities multiply, and by-products contaminate soils and wastewater. Effluents from industrial and urban activities have led to many environmental problems involving water contamination. Here, we propose ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Synthesis of novel p-n heterojunction photocatalyst from ZnO nanorod and Cu2O nanoparticles for degradation of Paraoxon insecticide under visible light irradiation

Ghader Hosseinzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 13-22


  In the current work, a novel ZnO-Cu2O heterojunction was synthesized from ZnO nanorods and Cu2O nanoparticles via hydrothermal route and was applied for the first time as a visible light active photocatalyst for decomposition of Paraoxon insecticide. Crystallinity, shape and size of particles, and optical ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Wet Chemical Feasible Synthesis of PPy-Nickel Oxide nanocomposites and their photocatalytic effects on Methylene Blue

Nandini V Iyer; Ganesh Agawane; Abhishjek Bhapkar; Jayant Kher; Shekhar Bhame

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 23-33


  In this paper, we report, the synthesis of conducting polymer nanocomposites of nickel oxide polypyrrole (NiO-PPy) doped with dodecyl benzene sulphonic acid for its application as a photocatalyst. In-situ polymerization of the pyrrole technique was employed along with oxidant ammonium persulphate and ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
The Al2O3-monolayer sensitivity towards NH3 and PH3 molecule: A DFT Study

Syed Reyaz Hasan; Zaheer Abbas; Md. Shahzad Khan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 34-40


  The recent theoretical investigation has advocated the Al2O3 monolayer as a stable atomic configuration. This work deals with the interaction of NH3 and PH3 towards this monolayer configuration. Structural and electronic investigation suggests a strong affinity of the monolayer towards the NH3 and PH3 ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Immobilized nickel hexacyanoferrate nano particles on graphen for effective removal of Cs(I) ions from radionuclide wastes

Noorallah Delijeh; Taher Yousefi; Hasan Aghayan; Ramin Yavari; Mehdi Parvini; Hossein Ghasemi mobtaker

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 41-51


  In the current work synthesis and modification of graphene oxide with Nickel Hexa Ferrocyanide (NiHCF) nanoparticles has been reported. The Graphene oxide- Nickel Hexa Ferrocyanide (GO-NiHCF) was used as an adsorbent to remove Cesium (Cs) ions from a simulated solution. The obtained product was characterized ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Visible light mediated photocatalytic anionic and cationic dyes degradation using ZnO-Fe2O3 nanocomposite

Armin Ehsani Amoli; Mojtaba Masoomi; Mazyar Sharifzadeh baei; Fatemeh Babei; Ghasem Firouzzade pasha

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 52-65


  In this work, hydrothermal technique and precursor materials obtained from the wastes of filtration unit of gas pressure reduction station were used to create ZnO-Fe2O3 nanocomposite. FT-IR, FE-SEM, XRD and TEM analyzes were used to investigate the properties of the produced nanocomposite. XRD analysis ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Catalytic and Electrochemical Sensing Studies of Silver/Poly(1-Naphthylamine) Nanocomposites Synthesised by a Green Method

Femina Kanjirathamthadathil Saidu; Alex Joseph; Eldhose Varghese; George Vazhathara Thomas

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 66-78


  Metal nanoparticles incorporated conducting polymer nanocomposites have outstanding properties and potential applications in various fields and significant research has been carried out over the last two decades for the development of efficient methods for their synthesis. The current study describes ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Fabrication of MnWO4 modified ZnS nanocomposite as an effective nanoadsorbent: Experimental investigation and neural network modeling

Balasubramani Kavitha; Sharumathi Selvam; Sivakumar Subburam

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 79-93


  The purpose of this study was to determine the adsorptive characteristics of a MnWO4/ZnS nanocomposite for removing Amaranth dye from aqueous solution. A simple chemical precipitation approach was used to make the MnWO4/ZnS nanocomposite. The crystal structure, morphology, and pore size of the resulting ...  Read More