Original Research Paper
An experimental study on photocatalytic degradation to free river water from toxic dye pollutant using Zn doped TiO2 nanoparticles

Sarathi R; Sheeba N. L.; Selva Esakki E; Renuga Devi L; Meenakshi Sundar S

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 206-214


  Water pollution by organic pollutants is an ever increasing problem for the global concern. The present study is aimed at synthesizing Titanium di oxide nanoparticles under two different concentrations of Zinc as dopant material. The synthesized nanoparticles are used as a catalyst in degrading malachite ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Photocatalytic Dynamic Membrane Containing Graphitic Carbon Nitride/Zirconium dioxide Nanocomposite for MB and CR Dye Removal under Household LED Lamp

Marjan Tanzifi; Mohsen Jahanshahi; Majid Peyravi; Soodabeh Khalili

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 215-228


  Dye-containing wastewater is a major pollutant that can irreversibly damage the environment. Ultrafiltration membrane technology combined with photocatalysis is used for treatment of dye-containing solutions. To remove dye pollution, Methylene blue (MB) and Congo red (CR), graphitic carbon nitride (CNG) ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Hibiscus Rosasinesis Flower Extract Mediated Ni/ZnO nanoparticles for Visible Light Driven Photocatalytic Degradation of Roseaniline Dye as a Pollutant

Karthiga Rajendaran; Karthikarani Saravanan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 229-240


  The green fabricated photocatalyst is promising material and could be applied for waste-water remediation and other ecological applications.Hibiscus floral extract surface modified Ni doped ZnO (HFNZO) was obtained by simple co-precipitation. The flowers have secondary metabolites such as phenolic compounds ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
The GO-Fe3O4 /Psf Membrane Prepared by Phase Inversion for Filtration: Dyes and NaCl in Water

Munasir Nasir; Yekti Purnama Utami; Nuhaa Faaizatunnisa; Lydia Rohmawati; Evie Suebah; Ahmad Taufiq; Ezza Syuhada Sazali

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 241-253


  This study aims to determine the effectiveness of the GO- Fe3O4/Psf membrane in filtering water contaminated with dyes and salt. The membrane was prepared using the phase inversion method, with variations in the composition of GO- Fe3O4 (0.25%, 0.50%, 0.75%, and 1.00%), with polysulfone as the polymer ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Oxytetracycline photodegradation by transition metals doped ZnO nanorods

Siavash Fathi; Bagher Aslibeiki; Reza Torkamani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 254-266


  In the recent decades, increasing of pollutant in water resources endanger the human life and other living things. Researchers have applied different methods to eliminate the water contaminants. Photocatalytic is one of these methods that have been used widely for wastewater treatment. In this study, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Energy matrices and life cycle conversion analysis of N-identical hybrid double slope solar distiller unit using Al2O3 nanoparticle

Dharamveer Singh; Ashok Kumar Yadav; Anil Kumar; Samsher .

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 267-284


  In the current study, 25% incorporating PVT hybrid CPC collector double slope solar still is using Al2O3 nanoparticles underwent energy matrices analysis and life cycle conversion efficiency (LCCE). With the aid of an analytical programfed into MATLAB, the analysis is conducted on an annual basis based ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Effect of Copper doped and Magnesium co-doped BiFeO3 for photocatalytic activity

Rajitha Beerelli; Padma Suvarna

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 285-292


  In this current research work, the synthesis of Copper (Cu) doped and Magnesium (Mg) co-doped of BeFiO3 (BFO), i.e BiFe1-xCuxO3 (where; X= 0.1, 0.15 and 0.2 wt.%) and Bi1-yMgyFe1-xCuxO3 (where; Y=0.05, 0.1 and 0.15 wt.%) were prepared by sol-gel method. The obtained samples were analyzed by various characterization ...  Read More

Review Paper
Biodegradable nanocellulose reinforced biocomposites for food packaging – a narrative review and future perspective

Sadhana Jadaun; Usha Sharma; Ringshangphi Khapudang; Saleem Siddiqui

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, Pages 293-319


  Conventional food packaging materials such as plastic or other petro-based polymers provide the necessary strength and barrier qualities, but they are associated with economic and environmental associated hazards. In order to have a material that can effectively compete with petroleum-based plastics, ...  Read More