N-TiO2/gamma-Al2O3 granules: preparation, characterization and photocatalytic activity for the degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol.
Nitrogen doping TiO2 and gamma-Al2O3 composite oxide granules (N-TiO2/gamma-Al2O3) were prepared by co-precipitation/oil-drop/calcination in gaseous NH3 process using titanium sulphate and aluminum ni...Read More
Effect of surface conditioning modalities on the repair bond strength of resin composite to the zirconia core / veneering ceramic complex.
Purpose: This study evaluated the effect of different surface conditioning protocols on the repair strength of resin composite to the zirconia core / veneering ceramic complex, simulating the clinical...Read More
Ni/Al2O3 and Ni/Al2O3-CeO2 nanocatalysts have been prepared with impregnation method, treated with non-thermal plasma, characterized and tested for dry reforming of methane. For catalyst characterizat...Read More
A comparative synthesis and physicochemical characterizations of Ni/Al2O3-MgO nanocatalyst via sequential impregnation and sol-gel methods used for CO2 reforming of methane.
Carbon dioxide reforming of methane is an interesting route for synthesis gas production especially over nano-sized catalysts. The present research deals with catalyst development for dry reforming of...Read More
Surface plasmon-enhanced light-emission mechanism of Ag-coated ZnO/Al2O3 core/shell nanorod structures.
Surface plasmon (SP)-enhanced light emission mechanism has been investigated for the Ag-coated ZnO/Al2O3 core/shell nanorods (NRs). Structural characterizations showed that the ZnO NRs were covered by...Read More
Effect of Particle Deposition Parameters on Silica Coating of Zirconia Using a Chairside Air-abrasion Device.
Purpose: To evaluate the effect of nozzle distance, nozzle angle, and deposition duration on the silica content attained on zirconia by air abrasion. Materials and Methods: Disk-shaped zirconia (LAVA,...Read More
The core-shell nano-TiO2/Al2O3/NiFe2O4 microparticles of 5-8 microm were prepared by the heterogeneous precipitation followed by calcination treatment. The morphologies, structure, crystalline phase, ...Read More
This research is focused on the analysis of adsorbed CH4 intermediates at oxidized Pd9 nanoparticles supported on gamma-alumina. From first-principle density functional theory (DFT) calculations, seve...Read More
Metal solubilization from powdered printed circuit boards by microbial consortium from bauxite and pyrite ores.
With the current rapid developments in technology, there is an increasing accumulation of outdated electronic equipment. The primary reason for this increase is the low rate of recycling due to the co...Read More
Initial reaction of dimethylaluminum isopropoxide with hydrogen-terminated Si (001) surface using density functional theory.
The initial reaction of dimethylaluminum isopropoxide (Al(CH3)2OC3H7, DMAI) with a fully hydrogen-terminated Si (001) surface for aluminum oxide thin-film growth was investigated using density functio...Read More
Effect of laser and air abrasion pretreatment on the microleakage of a fissure sealant applied with conventional and self etch adhesives.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of different pretreatment protocols along with different bonding agents on the microleakage of a fissure sealant material.A total of 144 freshl...Read More
The research purpose is an estimation of influence of the bauxite dust on the state of the bronchopulmonary system of workers. It has been indicated that exposure of the poor fibrogenic dust while the...Read More
Polyethylene wear and osteolysis after cementless total hip arthroplasty with alumina-on-highly cross-linked polyethylene bearings in patients younger than thirty years of age.
We asked whether cementless total hip arthroplasties that made use of alumina-on-highly cross-linked polyethylene bearings would improve hip score and functional activity and reduce the prevalence of ...Read More
AIM To compare early bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation in vitro by different oral streptococci on a variety of commercial brackets. METHODS Adhesion and biofilm formation in vitro of 6 Streptoc...Read More
The experiment was carried out to produce hydrogen through steam reforming of glycerol over nano-sized Ni catalysts supported on alumina (Al2O3). The catalysts were characterized by BET surface area, ...Read More
Non-catalytic and catalytic ozonation over Pt/Al2O3 were considered in the treatment of a synthetic effluent composed of six phenolic acids usually present in olive mill wastewaters. In both processes...Read More
Effect of heat treatment in aluminium oxide preparation by UV/ozone oxidation for organic thin-film transistors.
Effect of heat treatment in aluminium oxide (AlO(x)) preparation employing UV/ozone exposure of thermally-evaporated aluminium is reported. AlO(x) is combined with 1-octylphosphonic acid to form a gat...Read More
Hybrid composite membranes based on polyethylene separator and Al2O3 nanoparticles for lithium-ion batteries.
A hybrid composite membrane is prepared by coating nano-sized Al2O3 powder (13 and 50 nm) and poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-hexafluoropropene) (P(VdF-co-HFP)) binder on both sides of polyethylene separa...Read More
Lysosomes involved in the cellular toxicity of nano-alumina: combined effects of particle size and chemical composition.
Nowadays, manufactured nano-particles of aluminum oxide (nano-alumina) have been widely used in many fields with the rapidly developed nano-technology, but their basic toxic data are scarce. It is bel...Read More
Alumina on alumina versus metal on conventional polyethylene: a randomized clinical trial with 9 to 15 years follow-up.
We report the long-term results of a randomized clinical trial that compares, in total hip arthroplasty in a young population, metal-on-conventional polyethylene and alumina-on-alumina ceramic bearing...Read More
Glass formation in the CaO-Al2O3 system represents an important phenomenon because it does not contain typical network-forming cations. We have produced structural models of CaO-Al2O3 glasses using co...Read More
Efficacy of surface treatments on the bond strength of resin cements to two brands of zirconia ceramic.
Purpose: To compare the shear bond strengths (SBS) of two cements to two Y-TZP ceramics subjected to different surface treatments. Materials and Methods: Zirconia specimens were made from Lava (n = 36...Read More
This study compares the viscosity and strength of three glass-based seals prepared with or without nano or micron-sized alumina powder used as filler material. Measurements of the viscosity and bendin...Read More
Cell responses to surface and contact cell guidance are of great interest in bio-applications especially on nano- and micro scale features. Recently we showed selective cell responses on Al/Al2O3, bi-...Read More
A glass wafer that contains cerium-activated gadolinium-based scintillator has been tested as a nuclear radiation monitor. The detector is prepared by mixing powdered gadolinium and cerium (3+) bromid...Read More
Purpose: This study evaluated whether air blasting or rinsing particle remnants with water would impair adhesion of resin composite to metal. Materials and Methods: Commercially pure titanium plates (...Read More