Advances in Materials

Volume 13, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Fundamental Investigation of the Adsorption of Antimicrobial Agents on Modified Calcium Carbonate and Silica and Its Potential Application in Food Packaging

    Abdul Haseeb, Beko Mesic*, Jörgen Samuelsson

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Nov. 27, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 21, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: Antimicrobial packaging has emerged as one of the most effective packaging systems in prolonging shelf life and maintaining food quality. For an effective system, a controlled and gradual release of antimicrobial agents into food items over time is crucial. Modified Calcium Carbonate (MCC), known for its diverse applications in pharmaceuticals and ... Show More
  • Research/Technical Note

    The Influence of the Green Density on the Quality of ZTA Zirconia Toughened Alumina Plungers

    Zlata Ibrisimovic Subasic*, Minela Cejvan

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 10-15
    Received: Jan. 18, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 02, 2024
    Published: Feb. 28, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.am.20241301.12
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of the green density (ρg) on the sintered density (ρs), shrinkage according height and diameter (HS, DS), relative density, porosity and hardness of ZTA ceramic plungers. Zirconia toughened alumina is characterized by excellent properties of hardness, toughness, thermal and chemical resistance,... Show More
  • Communication

    Electrical Resistivity Behavior and Small Polaron Conduction Transport Mechanism in Semiconducting RMnO3 Manganites

    Ashwini Kumar, Poorva Sharma*, Qiu Fujun, Hu Jiang, Cui Jin

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 16-19
    Received: Jan. 21, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 03, 2024
    Published: Feb. 28, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.am.20241301.13
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    Abstract: Rare earth manganites, denoted by the chemical formula RMnO3, where R signifies a rare earth element, have garnered significant interest in recent years. These perovskite oxides exhibit intriguing phenomena such as multiferroicity, ferroelectricity, and colossal magnetoresistance, primarily attributed to the role of polarons in conduction. The inco... Show More