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Journal of Electronic Materials

Journal of Electronic Materials 8/2016

Issue 8/2016

Special Section: Third European Conference on Renewable Energy Systems. Guest Editors: Erol Kurt and Shadia Ikhmayies

Table of Contents ( 91 Articles )

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

An Investigation of Ferrite and Nanocrystalline Core Materials for Medium-Frequency Power Transformers

Selami Balci, Ibrahim Sefa, Necmi Altin

21-06-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Artificial Neural Network Modeling of Pt/C Cathode Degradation in PEM Fuel Cells

Erfan Maleki, Nasim Maleki

04-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Characterization of Electrospun Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Nanobiomedical Applications

E. Emul, S. Saglam, H. Ates, F. Korkusuz, N. Saglam

14-03-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Design and Implementation of RF Energy Harvesting System for Low-Power Electronic Devices

Yunus Uzun

18-04-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Design Optimization of PZT-Based Piezoelectric Cantilever Beam by Using Computational Experiments

Jihoon Kim, Sanghyun Park, Woochul Lim, Junyong Jang, Tae Hee Lee, Seong Kwang Hong, Yewon Song, Tae Hyun Sung

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Detailed Analysis of Device Parameters by Means of Different Techniques in Schottky Devices

Nihat Tuğluoğlu, Haluk Koralay, Kübra Bengin Akgül, Şükrü Çavdar

13-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Electrochromic Device with Polymer Electrolyte

Andrey A. Solovyev, Alexander N. Zakharov, Sergey V. Rabotkin, Nikolay F. Kovsharov

25-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Estimation of Minimal Breakdown Point in a GaP Plasma Structure and Discharge Features in Air and Argon Media

H. Hilal Kurt, Evrim Tanrıverdi

02-06-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Evaluation of Biodiesel Production, Engine Performance, and Emissions

Metin Gürü, Ali Keskïn

25-03-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Exploration of the Chaotic Behaviour in a Buck–Boost Converter Depending on the Converter and Load Elements

Şevki Demirbaş, Hikmet Fidanboy, Erol Kurt

14-06-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Graphene-Supported Platinum Catalyst-Based Membrane Electrode Assembly for PEM Fuel Cell

Yilser Devrim, Ayhan Albostan

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Laterally Inhomogeneous Barrier Analysis Using Capacitance–Voltage Characteristics of Identically Fabricated Schottky Diodes

Şükrü Çavdar, Nihat Tuğluoğlu, Kübra Bengin Akgül, Haluk Koralay

06-04-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Low-Concentration NO2 Gas Sensor Based on HfO2 Thin Films Irradiated by Ultraviolet Light

Irmak Karaduman, Özlem Barin, Metin Özer, Selim Acar

30-03-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Magnetron-Sputtered YSZ and CGO Electrolytes for SOFC

A. A. Solovyev, A. V. Shipilova, I. V. Ionov, A. N. Kovalchuk, S. V. Rabotkin, V. O. Oskirko

07-03-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Numerical Study of TCO/Silicon Solar Cells with Novel Back Surface Field

M. Boumaour, S. Sali, A. Bahfir, S. Kermadi, L. Zougar, N. Ouarab, A. Larabi

13-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Structural, Electronic and Elastic Properties of MgH2, CaH2 and Ca4Mg3H14 for Hydrogen Storage Materials

Sihem Djellab, Youcef Bouhadda, Mohamed Bououdina, Noureddine Fenineche, Youcef Boudouma

02-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Study and Simulation of the Heterojunction Thin Film Solar Cell a-Si(n)/a-Si(i)/c-Si(p)/a-Si(i)/a-Si(p)

Zarede Toufik, Lidjici Hamza, Fathi Mohamed, Mahrane Achour

01-06-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Synthesis of Borohydride and Catalytic Dehydrogenation by Hydrogel Based Catalyst

Tugba Akkas Boynuegri, Ahmet F. Karabulut, Metin Guru

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Synthesis of Ca(BH4)2 from Synthetic Colemanite Used in Hydrogen Storage by Mechanochemical Reaction

Ahmet F. Karabulut, Metin Guru, Tuğba A. Boynueğri, Mustafa Yasir Aydin

05-04-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Synthesis of ZnO Microrods by the Spray Pyrolysis Technique

Shadia J. Ikhmayies

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Theoretical and Experimental Exploration of Breakdown Phenomena in an Argon-Filled GaP Device

H. Hilal Kurt, Evrim Tanrıverdi, Erol Kurt

05-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Thermal Behavior of a Medium-Frequency Ferrite-Core Power Transformer

Selami Balci, Ibrahim Sefa, Necmi Altin

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Dual Improvement of Red Emission and Ferroelectric Properties in Plumbum-Free Ba4La0.666−x Eu x Nb10O30 Ceramics

Z. Dong, F. M. Yang, T. Wei, Q. G. Song, D. M. An, Y. Y. Guo

25-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

A Direct Ultrasound Irradiation Method Synthesis of Monodisperse ZnO Microspheres for Varistors Ceramics Application

Tao Chen, Mao-Hua Wang, Han-Ping Zhang, Jin-Ran Liu, Da-Chuan Yao

23-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Novel Ceramic Additives for Screen-Printable Silicon Solar Cell Metallization

Yu-Chou Shih, Yue Shao, Frank G. Shi

13-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016 Open Access

(Ba0.85Ca0.15)(Zr0.1Ti0.9)O3 Ceramics Synthesized by a Gel-Casting Method

Wei Xiong

26-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

A Novel Route for Preparing Highly Stable Fe3O4 Fluid with Poly(Acrylic Acid) as Phase Transfer Ligand

Vuong Thi Kim Oanh, Tran Dai Lam, Vu Thi Thu, Le Trong Lu, Pham Hong Nam, Le The Tam, Do Hung Manh, Nguyen Xuan Phuc

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Alloying Effects on the Phase Stability and Mechanical Properties of Doped Cu-Sn IMCs: A First-Principle Study

Yong Zhang, Ding-Wang Yuan, Jiang-Hua Chen, Guang Zeng, Tou-Wen Fan, Zi-Ran Liu, Cui-Lan Wu, Ling-Hong Liu

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016 Open Access

Analysis of an Increase in the Efficiency of a Spark Ignition Engine Through the Application of an Automotive Thermoelectric Generator

Jerzy Merkisz, Pawel Fuc, Piotr Lijewski, Andrzej Ziolkowski, Marta Galant, Maciej Siedlecki

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Band Gap Modulation of Bilayer MoS2 Under Strain Engineering and Electric Field: A Density Functional Theory

Chuong V. Nguyen, Nguyen N. Hieu, Victor V. Ilyasov

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Charge Carrier Relaxation Study in Glass-Added Barium Titanate Ceramics Using Thermally Stimulated Depolarization Current

Qian Zhang, Yong Zhang, Xiaolin Liu, Xiaozhen Song, Jia Zhu, Ivan Baturin

12-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Comparative Study of Cu Films Prepared by DC, High-Power Pulsed and Burst Magnetron Sputtering

A. A. Solovyev, V. O. Oskirko, V. A. Semenov, K. V. Oskomov, S. V. Rabotkin

23-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Comparative Study of Thermal Stability of NiFe and NiFeTa Thin Films Grown by Cosputtering Technique

Nguyen N. Phuoc, C. K. Ong

09-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Corrosion Investigations of Ruthenium in Potassium Periodate Solutions Relevant for Chemical Mechanical Polishing

Jie Cheng, Tongqing Wang, Jinshan Pan, Xinchun Lu

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Cr3+-Doped Yb3Ga5O12 Nanophosphor: Synthesis, Optical, EPR, Studies

Vijay Singh, G. Sivaramaiah, J. L. Rao, N. Singh, M. S. Pathak, H. D. Jirimali, Pramod K. Singh, Anoop K. Srivastava, S. J. Dhoble, M. Mohapatra

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Dielectric Properties and Complex Impedance Analysis of BT–BMT–BS Ceramics

Raz Muhammad, Amir Khesro, Muhammad Uzair

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Dielectric Properties of SrMnO3-doped K0.5Na0.5NbO3 Lead-Free Ceramics

Jianming Deng, Xiaojun Sun, Laijun Liu, Saisai Liu, Yanmin Huang, Liang Fang, Brahim Elouadi

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

EDTA-Decorated Nanostructured ZnO/CdS Thin Films for Oxygen Gas Sensing Applications

L. Arunraja, P. Thirumoorthy, A. Karthik, V. Rajendran, L. Edwinpaul

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effect of (Ca0.8Sr0.2)0.6La0.267TiO3 on Phase, Microstructure, and Microwave Dielectric Properties of Mg0.95Zn0.05TiO3 Synthesized by Polymeric Precursor Method

Abdul Naeem, Asad Ullah, Tahira Mahmood, Yaseen Iqbal, Asad Mahmood, Muhammad Hamayun

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effect of Circular p-n Junction Curvature on the Diode Current Density

Vitalii Borblik

26-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effect of Gamma Ray Irradiation on Epitaxial Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 /SrRuO3 Tunable Varactor Devices

Surendra Singh Barala, Nirupam Banerjee, Mahesh Kumar

01-06-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effect of Li-Nb Codoping on Structural, Dielectric, Optical, and Multiferroic Properties of BiFeO3

Swagatika Dash, R. N. P. Choudhary

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effect of Ni and Pd Addition on Mechanical, Thermodynamic, and Electronic Properties of AuSn4-Based Intermetallics: A Density Functional Investigation

Yali Tian, Wei Zhou, Ping Wu

01-06-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effect of Processing Routes on Electrical Properties of Polymer/Iron Composites

C. Kale, P. Dhoka, R. K. Goyal

25-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effect of Substitution of Mn, Cu, and Zr on the Structural, Magnetic, and Ku-Band Microwave-Absorption Properties of Strontium Hexaferrite Nanoparticles

Mohammad Rostami, Mahmood Moradi, Reza Shams Alam, Reza Mardani

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effective Permeability and Miniaturization Estimation of Ferrite-loaded Microstrip Patch Antenna

Ashish Saini, Atul Thakur, Preeti Thakur

01-06-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Effects of Lu and Ni Substitution on Thermoelectric Properties of Ca3Co4O9+δ

Wenchao Yang, Haoji Qian, Jinyu Gan, Wei Wei, Zhihe Wang, Guodong Tang

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Electrical Characterization of High Energy Electron Irradiated Ni/4H-SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes

A. T. Paradzah, E. Omotoso, M. J. Legodi, F. D. Auret, W. E. Meyer, M. Diale

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Electrically-Controllable Spin Spatial Splitter in a Novel Magnetic Nanostructure

Li-Hua Shen, Wen-Yue Ma, Gui-Xiang Liu

13-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Electronic and Optical Properties of Ca3MN (M = Ge, Sn, Pb, P, As, Sb and Bi) Antiperovskite Compounds

Samad Iqbal, G. Murtaza, R. Khenata, Asif Mahmood, Abdullah Yar, M. Muzammil, Matiullah Khan

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Enhanced Magnetoelectric Coupling in Layered Structure of Piezoelectric Bimorph and Metallic Alloy

V. M. Petrov, M. I. Bichurin, K. V. Lavrentyeva, V. S. Leontiev

12-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Enhanced Microwave Absorption Properties of Flexible Polymer Composite Based on Hexagonal NiCo2O4 Microplates and PVDF

Hui Luo, Xian Wang, Kai Song, Jing Yang, Rongzhou Gong

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Enhanced Photodetection from TiO2–SiO x –TiO2 One-Dimensional Device

Bijit Choudhuri, Aniruddha Mondal, Ardhendu Saha

16-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity of C/Ce-Codoped ZnO Nanoellipsoids Synthesized by Hydrothermal Method

Luu Thi Viet Ha, Luu Minh Dai, Dao Ngoc Nhiem, Nguyen Van Cuong

24-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Enhancement of Electron Transfer in Various Photo-Assisted Oxidation Processes for Nitro-Phenolic Compound Conversion

Do Ngoc Khue, Tran Dai Lam, Do Binh Minh, Vu Duc Loi, Nguyen Hoai Nam, Vu Quang Bach, Nguyen Van Anh, Nguyen Van Hoang, Dao Duy Hu’ng

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Fabrication and Characterization of TiO2 Nano Rods by Electrochemical Deposition into an Anodic Alumina Template

Muhammad Ikraam, Sammia Shahid, Sabah Zaman, M. N. Sarwar

12-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Facile Synthesis of Hierarchical CuO Nanoflower for Supercapacitor Electrodes

Jiaye Ye, Zheng Li, Zhen Dai, Zhuoya Zhang, Meiqing Guo, Xiaojun Wang

23-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

First-Principles Study of Electronic Structure of Type I Hybrid Carbon–Silicon Clathrates

Kwai S. Chan, Xihong Peng

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

First-Principles Study on the MAX Phases Ti n+1GaN n (n = 1,2, and 3)

Gokhan Surucu, Kemal Colakoglu, Engin Deligoz, Nurettin Korozlu

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Formation of Flexible and Transparent Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide/Ag/Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide Multilayer Film

Jun Ho Kim, Da-Som Kim, Sun-Kyung Kim, Young-Zo Yoo, Jeong Hwan Lee, Sang-Woo Kim, Tae-Yeon Seong

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

High Quality of Liquid Phase-Deposited SiON on GaAs MOS Capacitor with Multiple Treatments

Ming-Kwei Lee, Chih-Feng Yen, Min-Yen Yeh

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Humidity-Sensing Properties of One-Step Hydrothermally Synthesized Tin Dioxide-Decorated Graphene Nanocomposite on Polyimide Substrate

Dongzhi Zhang, Hongyan Chang, Runhua Liu

23-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Implantation and Diffusion of Silicon Marker Layers in In0.53Ga0.47As

Henry Aldridge Jr., Aaron G. Lind, Cory C. Bomberger, Yevgeniy Puzyrev, Christopher Hatem, Russell M. Gwilliam, Joshua M. O. Zide, Sokrates T. Pantelides, Mark E. Law, Kevin S. Jones

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Influence of Composition on Phase Formation and Magnetocaloric Effect of La-Fe-Co-Si Alloys Prepared by Melt-Spinning Method

Nguyen Hai Yen, Pham Thi Thanh, Nguyen Huy Dan

20-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Investigation of Light Induced Carrier Transport Phenomena Through ZnCdS Nanocomposite Based Schottky Diode

Mrinmay Das, Somnath Middya, Joydeep Datta, Arka Dey, Rajkumar Jana, Animesh Layek, Partha Pratim Ray

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Low-Temperature Sintering and Microwave Dielectric Properties of Bi0.9Ln0.05Li0.05V0.9Mo0.1O4 (Ln = Sm, Nd and La) Ceramics

Zixing Wang, Changlai Yuan, Tao Yang, Qin Feng, Fei Liu, Jinman Chen, Changrong Zhou, Guohua Chen

05-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Magnetic Properties of FePd Nanoparticles Prepared by Sonoelectrodeposition

Nguyen Hoang Luong, Truong Thanh Trung, Tran Phuong Loan, Luu Manh Kien, Tran Thi Hong, Nguyen Hoang Nam

13-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Measurement of Activity of Indium in Liquid Bi-In-Sn Alloys by EMF Method

M. R. Kumar, S. Mohan, C. K. Behera

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Nitrogen Dioxide-Sensing Properties at Room Temperature of Metal Oxide-Modified Graphene Composite via One-Step Hydrothermal Method

Dongzhi Zhang, Jingjing Liu, Bokai Xia

26-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Nitrogen/Sulfur-Codoped Carbon Materials from Chitosan for Supercapacitors

Mei Li, Xianlong Han, Xiaoqing Chang, Wenchao Yin, Jingyun Ma

24-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Non-linear Electrical Characteristics of ZnO Modified by Trioxides Sb2O3, Bi2O3, Fe2O3, Al2O3 and La2O3

Anita Mekap, Piyush R. Das, R. N. P. Choudhary

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

One-Pot Hydrothermal Synthesis of LiMn2O4 Cathode Material with Excellent High-Rate and Cycling Properties

Qianqian Jiang, Xingyao Wang, Han Zhang

20-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Oxidation Temperature Dependence of the Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of SnO2 Thin Films

D. Boulainine, A. Kabir, I. Bouanane, B. Boudjema, G. Schmerber

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Preparation and Charge Density in (Co, Fe)-Doped La-Ca-Based Chromite

R. Saravanan, N. Thenmozhi, Yen-Pei Fu

24-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Preparation in Acidic and Alkaline Conditions and Characterization of α-Bi2Mo3O12 and γ-Bi2MoO6 Powders

Tao Chen, Mao-Hua Wang, Xiao-Yu Ma

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Research on the Injection Performance of a Novel Lubricating Device Based on Piezoelectric Micro-Jet Technology

Kai Li, Jun-kao Liu, Wei-shan Chen, Le Ye, Lu Zhang

13-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016 Open Access

Sn-Ag-Cu Nanosolders: Solder Joints Integrity and Strength

Ali Roshanghias, Golta Khatibi, Andriy Yakymovych, Johannes Bernardi, Herbert Ipser

10-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Study of a Strong Luminescent Core Shell Nanocomposite of Europium Complex Coated on Gold Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Properties

Hoang Thi Khuyen, Tran Thu Huong, Do Khanh Tung, Phung Thi Thu, Nguyen Thanh Binh, Le Quoc Minh, Tran Kim Anh, Lai Ngoc Diep, Nghiem Thi Ha Lien, Pham Anh Tuan

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Study of Hf-Ti-O Thin Film as High-k Gate Dielectric and Application for ETSOI MOSFETs

Xiaoqiang Chen, Hongbin Zhao, Yuhua Xiong, Feng Wei, Jun Du, Zhaoyun Tang, Bo Tang, Jiang Yan

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Synthesis and Characterization of ZnO/Bi2O3 Core/Shell Nanoparticles by the Sol–Gel Method

Ting-Ting Liu, Mao-hua Wang, Han-Ping Zhang

18-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Synthesis, Characterization and Electrical Properties of Both Pure and Cobalt-Doped Picromerite-Type Hydrated Double Salt K2Mg1−x Co x (SO4)2·6H2O (x = 0, 0.4)

A. Souemti, A. D. Lozano-Gorrín, L. Zayani, S. Attia Essayes, M. Abbassi, E. Lalla, C. Pérez-Rodríguez, D. Ben Hassen Chehimi

12-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Synthesis, Structural and Optical Characterization of CdTeSe/ZnSe and CdTeSe/ZnTe Core/Shell Ternary Quantum Dots for Potential Application in Solar Cells

Le Xuan Hung, Pham Nam Thang, Hoang Van Nong, Nguyen Hai Yen, Vu Đuc Chinh, Le Van Vu, Nguyen Thi Thuc Hien, Willy Daney de Marcillac, Phan Ngoc Hong, Nguyen Thu Loan, Catherine Schwob, Agnès Maître, Nguyen Quang Liem, Paul Bénalloul, Laurent Coolen, Pham Thu Nga

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

The Synthesis and Structural Properties of Crystalline Silicon Quantum Dots upon Thermal Annealing of Hydrogenated Amorphous Si-Rich Silicon Carbide Films

Guozhi Wen, Xiangbin Zeng, Xianghu Li

31-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016 Open Access

Thermodynamic Properties of Liquid Silver-Antimony-Tin Alloys Determined from Electrochemical and Calorimetric Measurements

Joanna Łapsa, Bogusław Onderka

23-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Thickness-Dependent Structural and Optoelectronic Properties of In2O3 Films Prepared by Spray Pyrolysis Technique

M. A. Majeed Khan, Wasi Khan

20-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Top Seeded Solution Growth, Structural and Vibrational Analyses of K1−x Na x Gd(WO4)2 (0.0 ≤ x ≤ 0.2) Single Crystals

A. Durairajan, D. Thangaraju, M. A. Valente, S. Moorthy Babu

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Transport Properties of Graphene and Suspended Graphene with EMC: The Role of Various Scattering Mechanisms

M. D. Özdemir, Ö. S. Atasever, B. Özdemir, Z. Yarar, M. Özdemir

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Tunable Magnetic Properties in CuCr2−x Fe x O4 Ceramics by Doping of Fe

C. M. Zhu, L. G. Wang, D. L. G. C. Bao, H. Luo, Z. M. Tian, S. L. Yuan

19-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Vertex-Atom-Dependent Rectification in Triangular h-BNC/Triangular Graphene Heterojunctions

Lihua Wang, Jianguo Zhao, Zizhen Zhang, Bingjun Ding, Yong Guo

11-05-2016 | Issue 8/2016

Zeeman Splitting of Ferromagnetic GaMnAs on InP Observed by Magnetic Circular Dichroism in Reflection Mode

H. Tanaka, M. Bsatee, W. M. Jadwisienczak

14-06-2016 | Erratum | Issue 8/2016

Erratum to: Enhanced Magnetoelectric Coupling in Layered Structure of Piezoelectric Bimorph and Metallic Alloy

V. M. Petrov, M. I. Bichurin, K. V. Lavrentyeva, V. S. Leontiev

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