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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. August 2012, 3(3): 031005.
Paper No: NANO-12-1053
Published Online: January 18, 2013
... specific power (W/g) for encapsulated phase change materials (EPCM) as a result of modified interface morphology. Carbon nanotubes are strongly attached to the interior walls of the graphitic foam encapsulation. Microstructure analysis using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) indicates that the wax...
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Article Type: Editorial
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. May 2012, 3(2): 020904.
Published Online: September 24, 2012
...Meng Zi Sun; Wen Hui Duan; Quan Wang; Martin Dowman; Jayantha Kodikara References [1] Supple , S. , and Quirke , N. , 2003 , “ Rapid Imbibition of Fluids in Carbon Nanotubes ,” Phys. Rev. Lett. , 90 ( 21 ), p. 214501 . 10.1103/PhysRevLett.90.214501 [2] Ito , T. , Sun...
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Article Type: Special Section: Simulation And Experimental Studies And Applications Of Carbon Nanotubes And Graphenes In Engineering And Medicine
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. February 2012, 3(1): 010901.
Published Online: August 13, 2012
... dioxythiophene) poly(4-styrenesulfonate) (PEDOT:PSS), doped with ethylene glycol (EG) and single wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), is heavily doped and therefore used as conductive transparent electrode rather than electron blocking layer. Likewise, we have deposited a layer of PEDOT:PSS/SWCNTs by spin coating...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. February 2012, 3(1): 011002.
Published Online: August 10, 2012
...F. Sadeghi; R. Ansari On the basis of the continuum approximation along with Lennard–Jones potential function, new semi-analytical expressions are presented to evaluate the van der Waals interactions between an ellipsoidal fullerene and a semi-infinite single-walled carbon nanotube. Using direct...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. February 2012, 3(1): 011001.
Published Online: August 10, 2012
... carbon nanotubes ellipsoidal fullerenes continuum approximation oscillation frequency Nanotechnology has been recognized as one of the most promising technologies to have been discovered so far. Owing to the unparalleled mechanical and electronic properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. November 2011, 2(4): 041007.
Published Online: April 4, 2012
...Unnati A. Joshi; Satish C. Sharma; S. P. Harsha In this paper, the effective strength and elastic properties of carbon nanotube reinforced composites are evaluated using a representative volume element with a number of carbon nanotubes embedded in the matrix. This concept is used to predict...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. August 2011, 2(3): 031003.
Published Online: January 9, 2012
...Zhi-Bin Shen; Bin Deng; Xian-Fang Li; Guo-Jin Tang The potential of double-walled carbon nanotubes (DWCNTs) as a micromass sensor is explored. A nonlocal Timoshenko beam carrying a micromass at the free end of the inner tube is used to analyze the vibration of DWCNT-based mass sensor. The length...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. August 2011, 2(3): 031002.
Published Online: January 9, 2012
...F. Alisafaei; R. Ansari; H. Rouhi Using the Lennard–Jones potential, continuum modeling of the van der Waals potential energy and interaction force distributions are investigated for the eccentric and concentric single-walled carbon nanocones inside the single-walled carbon nanotubes. Furthermore...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. May 2011, 2(2): 021013.
Published Online: May 17, 2011
...Demetris Pentaras; Isaac Elishakoff The vibration behavior of double-walled carbon nanotube (DWCNT) is investigated based on Donnell shell theory with van der Waals interaction taken into consideration. In addition, new results are obtained for the natural frequencies of a DWCNT based...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. May 2011, 2(2): 021010.
Published Online: May 16, 2011
...Behrouz Arash; Quan Wang; Vijay K. Varadan The potential of single-walled carbon nanotubes as nanosensors in detection of noble gases via a vibration analysis is investigated using molecular dynamics simulations. An index based on frequency shifts of the nanotubes in an environment of noble gas...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. May 2011, 2(2): 021001.
Published Online: May 13, 2011
...I. Elishakoff; C. Versaci; N. Maugeri; G. Muscolino In this study, we investigate the vibrations of the cantilever single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) with attached bacterium on the tip in view of developing the sensor. This sensor will be able to help to identify the bacterium or virus that may...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. February 2011, 2(1): 011008.
Published Online: February 4, 2011
...I. Elishakoff; C. Versaci; G. Muscolino In this study, the effective stiffness of the double-walled carbon nanotube sensor is determined by both the Bubnov–Galerkin method and the finite difference technique. It is shown that in addition to the familiar expression of the effective stiffness...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. February 2011, 2(1): 011003.
Published Online: January 4, 2011
...Unnati A. Joshi; Satish C. Sharma; S. P. Harsha Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been regarded as an ideal reinforcements of high-performance composites with enormous applications. In this paper, the effects of pinhole defect are investigated for carbon nanotube based nanocomposites using a 3D...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. November 2010, 1(4): 041017.
Published Online: November 2, 2010
... in different industrial applications. Multiwall carbon nanotubes and Ni 0.6 Zn 0.4 Fe 2 O 4 (NiZn ferrite) were individually dispersed into the polymeric solutions of PVP and PAN and were then electrospun at various conditions. Thin layers of films were placed between two parallel Al electrode plates...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. November 2010, 1(4): 041013.
Published Online: November 1, 2010
... enzyme loading and sustained activity. Carbon nanotube base electrodes, with high surface area for direct electron transfer, and enzyme clusters can achieve efficient enzymatic redox reaction. A redox pair of such bioelectrodes can make up a power source with improved performance. In this study, we have...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. November 2010, 1(4): 041009.
Published Online: October 27, 2010
...Tyler Anderson; Evgeniya Akatyeva; Ilia Nikiforov; David Potyondy; Roberto Ballarini; Traian Dumitrică We propose distinct element method modeling of carbon nanotube systems. The atomic-level description of an individual nanotube is coarse-grained into a chain of spherical elements that interact...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. November 2010, 1(4): 041008.
Published Online: October 22, 2010
...Anand Y. Joshi; Satish C. Sharma; S. P. Harsha Fracture mechanics at the nanoscale level is a very complex phenomenon, whereas the macroscale fracture mechanics approach can be employed for nanoscale to simulate the effect of fracture in single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs). In this study...
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Article Type: Technology Review
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. August 2010, 1(3): 034001.
Published Online: August 23, 2010
... for neurologic disease, nerve tissue engineering, and nanotechnological contributions to neuroelectrodes and brain-machine interface technology are reviewed. The primary classes of materials discussed include superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles, gold nanoparticles, liposomes, carbon fullerenes, and carbon...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. August 2010, 1(3): 031007.
Published Online: August 11, 2010
...Anand Y. Joshi; Satish C. Sharma; S. P. Harsha This paper deals with the dynamic analysis of carbon nanotube with surface deviation along its axis. The type of carbon nanotube used in this analysis is a single-walled carbon nanotube that is doubly clamped at a source and a drain and this type...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med. August 2010, 1(3): 031004.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
...Anand Y. Joshi; Aashish Bhatnagar; S. P. Harsha; Satish C. Sharma In this paper, the vibration signature of straight and wavy single walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) doubly clamped at a source and a drain has been analyzed and is used to represent single mode resonator. The previous study showed...