Volume 1, Issue 4

Fabricating Novel Nanoproducts for Their Use as Fertilizer

Siddhartha S. Mukhopadhyay
Fertilizer resources, especially phosphates and potassium are fast getting depleted. They also have poor use efficiency, burden farm economy, and pollute entire ecosystem. It was, therefore aimed to develop novel process and materials using nanotechnology. Novel process (patents applied) of nanofabrication and beneficiation of Rock Phosphate ore led to heavy-metal free phosphate-rich minerals and Zn-products. Novel P and Zn nanoproducts (patents applied) ensured supply of nutrients in plant available forms, and in conformity to environmental quality.

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Microarray-based Functional Nanoproteomics for an Industrial Approach to Cancer. II Mass Spectrometry and Nanoconductimetry

Claudio Nicolini, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi and Eugenia Pechkova
Using the New England BioLabs (NEBL) SNAP-based Genes Expression in conjunction with our “sub-micron arrays” (Anodic Porous Allumina and/ or Kapton based Nanopores), we exploit our proprietary microarrays scanner (DNASER, DNA analyzer) and Label Free Nanotechnologies to carry out the following tasks:
1) Construction of SNAP-based Genes Nanoarrays, using gold surface coated for 10 minutes with 2% solution of 3-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES) in acetone, rinsed in acetone and dried with filtered air.

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New Bound State Energies for Spherical Quantum Dots in Presence of a Confining Potential Model at Nano and Plank’s Scales

Abdelmadjid Maireche
In present work, the exact analytical bound-state solutions of modified Schrödinger equation with Modified central potential consisting of a Cornellmodified plus pseudoharmonic harmonic potential (MCMpH) have been presented using both Boopp’s shift method and standard perturbation theory, we have also constructed the corresponding noncommutative Hamiltonian which containing two new terms, the first one is modified Zeeman effect and the second is new spin-orbital interaction.

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Formulation Optimization of Rosuvastatin Calcium-Loaded Solid Lipid Nanoparticles by 32 Full-Factorial Design

Kruti A. Dhoranwala, Pranav Shah and Shailesh Shah
The present investigation was aimed at developing Rosuvastatin Calcium loaded solid lipid nanoparticles (SLNs). The SLNs were prepared using high pressure homogenization technique. Glyceryl monostearate (GMS) and Poloxamer 188 were employed as lipid carrier and surfactant respectively. A two factor, three level (32) full factorial design was applied to study the effect of independent variables i.e. amount of GMS (X1) and amount of Poloxamer 188 (X2) on dependent variables i.e. Particle size (Y1) and % entrapment efficiency (Y2). Particles size, % entrapment efficiency (%EE), zeta potential, drug content, in vitro drug release and particles morphology were evaluated for SLNs.

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Synthesis of Multicomponent Nanoparticles for Immobilization of Heavy Metals in Aqueous Phase

Luis Heriberto Cumbal Flores, Alexis Debut, Daniel Alejandro Delgado, Carla Bastidas Jurado and Carina Stael
This study is focused on the preparation of multicomponent nanoparticles (MCNPs) used to remediate artificial and real mine tailings. The nanoparticles were synthesized with 0.035 M or 0.007 M of sodium sulfate, 0.5 M of iron chloride and 0.8 M of sodium borohydride. Characterization of nanoparticles performed with a Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), X-ray diffractometer (XRD), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR), and X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS) demonstrated, these materials are in the nanoscale range, contain zero valent iron Fe(0) and iron sulfide (FeS) and are structurally modified after treatment.

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Acknowledgement of Manuscript Reviewers NWJ Volume-1 (2015)

The Editors of NanoWorld Journal (NWJ) would like to express their tremendous gratitude to all those individuals who
participated in the peer review process during the preparation of this Volume-1 (2015). Many reviewers from around
the world and across various disciplines provided their expert input that led to publication of the articles. The peer-reviewer’s generosity, judicious judgment, and timely response substantially helped us to publish a journal that both is timely and maintains scientific standards; it is a genuine pleasure to express our deep sense of thank to all the reviewers collectively for their dedicated service

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