Dynamically vulcanized blends of UHM-EPDM and polypropylene: Role of nano-fillers improving thermal and rheological properties
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Asit Baran Bhattacharya, Tuhin Chatterjee, Kinsuk Naskar (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 5, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Transition from high cooling rate cells to dendrites in directionally solidified Al-Sn-(Pb) alloys
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Ricardo Oliveira, Thiago A. Costa, Marcelino Dias, Camila Konno, Noé Cheung, Amauri Garcia (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 5, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Effect of N addition on microstructure and high temperature mechanical properties of Ti-48Al-2Cr-2Nb (at. %) intermetallic alloy
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Hamidreza Ghorbani, Ahmad Kermanpur, Ahmad Rezaeian, Abbas Ahmadi, Mohammadali Taebi (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 5, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Effects of molecular structures of poly α-olefin mixture on nano-scale thin film lubrication
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Weiwei Wang, Xiao Zhang, Yang Li, Ruoxuan Huang, Jiujun Xu, Lin Yang (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 5, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

A highly specific and sensitive fluorescence quenching probe for carcinoembryonic antigen detection based on tetrapod Au nanostars with Ag coating
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Jian-Jun Li, Xiao-Hong Chen, Guo-Jun Weng, Jian Zhu, Jun-Wu Zhao (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 5, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Light weight non-metallic lightning strike protection film for CFRP
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Zhongjie Zhao, Yingjian Ma, Zheng Yang, Jinguang Yu, Jin Wang, Jianfeng Tong, Xiaosu Yi, Pedro Moreira, Carmen Sguazzo (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 5, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Nanozirconia polymer composite porous membrane prepared by sustainable immersion precipitation method for use as electrolyte in flexible supercapacitors
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Nitish Yadav, Kuldeep Mishra, S.A. Hashmi (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 3, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Hydrophobically modified sodium alginate conjugated plasmonic magnetic nanocomposites for drug delivery & magnetic resonance imaging
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Varun Arora, Ankur Sood, Sadhana Kumari, S. Senthil Kumaran, Tapan K. Jain (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - August 2, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Eco composites with synergistic combinations of natural rubber latex and wood flour toughened recycled HDPE
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Orachitr Bijaisoradat, Monjira Luttapreecha, Hathaikarn Manuspiya (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 31, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Multifunctional sensing properties of polymer nanocomposites based on hybrid carbon nanostructures
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): R. Pech-Pisté, M. Cen-Puc, A. Balam, A. May-Pat, F. Avilés (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 31, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

First-principles insight on interaction behavior of diethylbenzene and ethyltoluene on α-arsenene nanoring
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): V. Nagarajan, R. Chandiramouli (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 31, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Preparation and characterization of water-absorbing gas-assisted electrospun nanofibers based on poly(vinyl alcohol)/chitosan
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Mohsen Sazegar, Saeed Bazgir, Ali Asghar Katbab (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 31, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Chalcogenide nanoparticles like CdxZn(1-x)SySe(1-y) applied to photocatalytic hydrogen production from natural seawater under visible light irradiation
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Paula A.L. Lopes, Djalma Lucas de S. Maia, Luciana Almeida Silva (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 31, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Investigating the advanced characteristics of SiC based piezoresistive pressure sensors
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Xingbao Huang, Xiao Zhang (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 31, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Investigation on microstructure, mechanical properties and corrosion behavior of VPPA welded Al–Mg–Mn–Sc–Zr alloy
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Zhongqin Tang, Feng Jiang, Pian Xu, Jingyu Jiang, Junjin Zeng, Liying Lu, Mengmeng Tong (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 30, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Effect of kaolin geopolymer ceramic addition on the properties of Sn-3.0Ag-0.5Cu solder joint
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): N.S. Mohamad Zaimi, M.A.A. Mohd Salleh, M.M.A.B. Abdullah, R. Ahmad, M. Mostapha, S. Yoriya, J. Chaiprapa, G. Zhang, D.M. Harvey (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 30, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Tensile characterization of graphene nanoplatelets (GNP) mortar using acoustic emissions
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Zhangfan Jiang, Muhammad M. Sherif, Guohua Xing, Osman E Ozbulut (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 30, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

An amorphous calcium phosphate for drug delivery: ATP provides a phosphorus source and microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Wenpo Feng, Chenxi Feng, Binbin Wang, Aihua Jing, Guangda Li, Xichao Xia, Gaofeng Liang (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 30, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Local environment of CdS nanoparticles incorporated into anatase/brookite matrix via sol-gel route: HRTEM, Raman spectroscopy and MD simulation
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): E.S. Ulyanova, D.A. Zamyatin, A.M. Murzakaev, A.A. Yushkov, N.S. Kozhevnikova, T.I. Gorbunova, A.S. Vorokh, A.N. Enyashin, E.V. Shalaeva (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 30, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Mussel-inspired synthesis of filter cotton-based AgNPs for oil/water separation, antibacterial and catalytic application
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Deshan Cheng, Yali Zhang, Yuhang Liu, Xue Bai, Jianhua Ran, Shuguang Bi, Zhongmin Deng, Xiaoning Tang, Jihong Wu, Guangming Cai, Xin Wang (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 30, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Modeling the powder compaction process by an integrated simulation and inverse optimization method
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Rui Zhou, Li Yang, Zhong-wang Liu, Bing-fei Liu (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 26, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Comparative study of anisotropy, strain hardening and twinning behavior in AZ40 and AE42 alloys
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): L.L. Chang, Y. Wang, Y.P. Jin, X.J. Su, X.L. Wang (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 26, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Reactive ultra-fine fly ash as an additive for cement-based materials
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Wei-Ting Lin (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 24, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Role of UV irradiation of Nafion membranes on ionic groups responsible for proton conduction and mechanical strength: A FTIR spectroscopic analysis
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Arjun Sunil Rao, K.R. Rashmi, D.V. Manjunatha, A. Jayarama, Richard Pinto (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 24, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Substitutional effect of copper replacement by cadmium on structural, microstructural and electrical properties of Cu1–xCdxO oxides
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Rajal Pandya, Hemani Patel, N.A. Shah, P.S. Solanki, Y.N. Jani, M.J. Keshvani (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 24, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

An elastic-plastic indentation model for different geometric indenters and its applications
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Hui Chen, Li-xun Cai, Chuanxi Li (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 23, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Chemical purification processes of the natural crystalline flake graphite for Li-ion Battery anodes
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Allah D. Jara, Jung Yong Kim (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 23, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Influence of precursor concentration and deposition temperature on the photoactivity of hematite electrodes for water splitting
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Justine Sageka Nyarige, Tjaart P.J. Krüger, Mmantsae Diale (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 23, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Improved workability of an Mg-5 wt.%Zn alloy by the addition of trace SiCp
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Ding-ge Fan, Kun-kun Deng, Cui-ju Wang, Kai-bo Nie, Quan-xin Shi, Yu-cheng Wu (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 23, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Synthesis and sintering of TiC-TiB2 composite powders
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Tetsushi Matsuda (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 23, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Effect of dispersion and alignment of graphite fibers on thermal expansion induced fracture of graphite fiber/copper composite
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): June-Young Lee, Youhan Sohn, Hye Sung Kim, Jun Hyun Han (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 21, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Enhancing mechanism of interfacial metal element on the thermal transport across Cu-graphene interfaces revealed by molecular dynamics simulations
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Xin Wang, Xueliang Wang, Zhe Wang, Yongli Guo, Yaping Wang (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 21, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Adsorption and diffusion mechanisms of silver ad-atoms on Ag and Cu (110) surfaces: A first principles study
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): J.I. Paez-Ornelas, H.N. Fernández -Escamilla, Noboru Takeuchi, J. Guerrero- Sánchez (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 21, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Carbon aerogels with mutual support structures constructed by hybrid hydrogels: Robust energy storage materials
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Yahui Ji, Hongli Zou, Peng Zhang, Hui Ding, Xiaoxiao Yang, Bao Li, Jishi Wei, Xianjun Wei (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 19, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Size effect on sensitivity to external pressure and caloric effects in TGS: Ceramics and nanocomposites
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): E.A. Mikhaleva, I.N. Flerov, E.V. Bogdanov, V.S. Bondarev, M.V. Gorev, E. Rysiakiewicz-Pasek (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 19, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Natural fiber-metallic composites with remarkable gradient structures
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Quan liang Wang, Sheng ling Xiao, Sheldon Q. Shi (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 19, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Numerical simulation of water jet–guided laser micromachining of CFRP
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Yinuo Zhang, Hongchao Qiao, Jibin Zhao, Zhihe Cao, Yongfei Yu (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 19, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Molecular dynamics simulation on deformation behavior of DLC films based on γ-Fe/CrN matrix
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Wei Shao, Zhijun Shi, Lixiang Rao, Xiaolei Xing, Yefei Zhou, Qingxiang Yang (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 19, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Pressure effect on the icosahedral order of Pd50Si50 alloy: A molecular dynamics study
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Fatih Ahmet Celik, Abdulkadir Yildiz (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 17, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Microstructure, mechanical and electrical characterizations of bimodal and nanocellular polypropylene/graphene nanoplatelet composite foams
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Vahabodin Goodarzi, Mohammad Fasihi, Hamid Garmabi, Masahiro Ohshima, Kentaro Taki, Mohammad Reza Saeb (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 17, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Synthesis and application of dendritic Pt-Pd bimetallic nanoparticles in imprinted electrochemical sensor for the determination of florfenicol
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Aiping Fan, Guangming Yang, Hongping Yang, Faqiong Zhao (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 17, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Superconductivity and fluctuation effects in a fractal dimensional bulk metallic glass: Correlation with medium range order
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): N.K. Sarkar, B. Vishwanadh, C.L. Prajapat, P.D. Babu, G. Ravikumar, G.K. Dey, Paul M. Voyles, R. Tewari, P.K. Mishra (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 17, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

On the use of instrumented indentation to characterize the mechanical properties of functionally graded binary alloys manufactured by additive manufacturing
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): C. Schneider-Maunoury, A. Albayda, O. Bartier, L. Weiss, G. Mauvoisin, X. Hernot, P. Laheurte (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 17, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Effect of isothermal temperature on bainite transformation, microstructure and mechanical properties of LSFed 300M steel
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Fenggang Liu, Wenjun Zhang, Xin Lin, Chunping Huang, Fencheng Liu, Weidong Huang, Pengfei Wang, Xun Li (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 17, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Quasi-static and dynamic characterization of polyurea microspheres reinforced polyurea matrix composite
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Sophia Do, Sophia Stepp, George Youssef (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 17, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Layer-by-layer approach to engineer and control conductivity of atmospheric pressure vapor phase polymerized PEDOT thin films
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Rahul Yewale, Pia Damlin, Mikko Salomäki, Carita Kvarnström (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 16, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Size-dependent structural and electrical properties of lead-free BCST ceramics prepared from high-energy ball milled nanopowders
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Chitra, Shriya Agarwal, Radhapiyari Laishram, K. Chandramani Singh (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 16, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

A comprehensive phonon thermal transport study of 2D hexagonal MX2 and orthorhombic M2X3 (M = Ni, Pd; X = S, Se and Te)
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Qi Zhong, Zhenhong Dai, Jianye Liu, Yinchang Zhao, Sheng Meng (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 16, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Uniaxial strengthening of the polyamide film by the aligned carbon nanotubes
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Michal Bodik, Maria Kovacova, Sara Banovska, Zdenko Spitalsky, Vladimir Held, Matej Jergel, Eva Majkova, Peter Siffalovic (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 16, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research

Characterization, cytotoxic and antioxidant potential of silver nanoparticles biosynthesised using endophytic fungus (Penicillium citrinum CGJ-C1)
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Ananda Danagoudar, G.K. Pratap, Manjula Shantaram, Krishna Ghosh, Santosh R. Kanade, Chandrashekhar G. Joshi (Source: Materials Today Communications)
Source: Materials Today Communications - July 16, 2020 Category: Materials Science Source Type: research