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An International Journal on Multidisciplinary Materials Research

ISSN: 2158-5849 (Print); EISSN: 2158-5857 (Online).
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Materials Express is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal reporting emerging research on materials science, engineering and biology. Cutting-edge research on the syntheses, characterizations, properties, and applications of a wide range of materials are covered for broad readership; from physical sciences to life sciences. In particular, the journal aims to report advanced materials with interesting electronic, magnetic, optical, mechanical and catalytic properties for industrial applications. To ensure a high standard research publication, each manuscript is reviewed by THREE experts.

THE FIRST ISSUE (Volume-1, Number-1) March-2011:
ON THE COVER: Graphene__leading the way in Materials Science__offering 2D solutions for the 3D world. Possible strategies for growing new 2D crystals via exfoliation, doping and combinatorial multistacking. A seminal perspective article by Nobel laureate Konstantin Novoselov.

Yoshinori Ando and Mukul Kumar

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Volume 8, Number 3 (June 2018) pp.199-303

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Facile synthesize of upconversion -NaYF4 capped with waterborne polyurethane prepolymer
for packaging anti-counterfeiting

Ling Yang, Zhengxiang Wang, Tian Zhao, Yunfei Zhong, and Yuejun Liu
Mater. Express 8, 199–210 (2018)
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Effect of heat treatment on microstructures and mechanical properties of Mg–Zn–Gd–Zr alloys
with different compositions

Siqi Yin, Zhiqiang Zhang, Min Liu, Lei Bao, Zheng Jia, and Jianzhong Cui
Mater. Express 8, 211–222 (2018)
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Qualification of silicon based oxide and nitride films for metal-insulator-metal capacitors
N. Sharma, M. Hooda, and S. K. Sharma
Mater. Express 8, 223–233 (2018)
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Response surface modeling of the removal of methyl orange dye from its aqueous solution
using two types of zeolite synthesized from coal fly ash

Tahani Al-Dahri, Adnan AbdulJabbar AbdulRazak, Intisar Hussain Khalaf, and Sohrab Rohani
Mater. Express 8, 234–244 (2018)
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Study on diffusion model and corrosion performance of nanocrystalline Fe–Ni alloy
Wei Lan, Shuai Zhao, and Wen Zhou
Mater. Express 8, 245–253 (2018)
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Intense broad-band absorption and efficient blue-emitting SrCa2MgSi2O8:Eu2+ phosphor
for high color-rendering white LED applications

Jy-Chern Chang, Haikun Liu, Pin-Chun Lin, Tzu-Jen Lin, Lufu Mei, Libing Liao, and Wei-Ren Liu
Mater. Express 8, 254–262 (2018)
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Preparation of SnO2 nanorods on reduced graphene oxide and sensing properties of
as-grown nanocomposites towards hydrogen at low working temperature

Haibo Ren, Cuiping Gu, Sang Woo Joo, Jinya Cui, Yufeng Sun, and Jiarui Huang
Mater. Express 8, 263–271 (2018)
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Fluorescence enhancement of strip patterned silver nanoparticle platforms prepared
by room-temperature imprinting technique

Panpan Liu, Min Guo, Chuntao Lan, Bingxue Huang, Shuguang Yang, Yiping Qiu, and Ying Ma
Mater. Express 8, 272–278 (2018)
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Adsorption and decomposition of 2-chloroethylethylsulfide (CEES) on expanded
graphite/metal oxides composites

Wei-Che Hung, Kuo-Hui Wu, Wen-Chien Huang, Ken-Fa Cheng, and Je-Chuang Wang
Mater. Express 8, 279–287 (2018)
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Enhanced UV emission of TiO2–ZnO nanocomposite films synthesized by simplified
sol–gel dip-coating method

Xianwu Jiang, Hainan Liu, Huinan Sun, Libing Duan, and Xiaoru Zhao
Mater. Express 8, 288–293 (2018)
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Black silicon as absorber for photo-thermal-electric devices

G. J. Xu, S. Q. Cheng, and B. Cai
Mater. Express 8, 294–298 (2018)
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Fabrication and properties of pn diodes with hybrid 2D layers: Graphene/MoS2
Jeongteak Kwon and Jungyoon Kim
Mater. Express 8, 299–303 (2018)
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Volume 8, Number 2 (April 2018) pp.113-198

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Experimental investigation of cement-based sealing materials for degasification using
coal-bed methane drainage system

Min Hao, Xiaolin Song, Haitao Shi, Fubao Zhou, and Bobo Shi
Mater. Express 8, 113–122 (2018)
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Effect of MWCNTs surface properties on lipase immobilization and its catalytic activity
Zuhair Omar Malaibari
Mater. Express 8, 123–132 (2018)
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A compact meander line elliptic split ring resonator based metamaterial for
electromagnetic shielding

Farhad Bin Ashraf, Touhidul Alam, Salehin Kibria, and Mohammad Tariqul Islam
Mater. Express 8, 133–140 (2018)
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Synthesis and characterization of NaYF4:Yb, Er up-conversion phosphors/poly(vinyl alcohol)
composite fluorescent films

Haihu Tan, Shaowen Xie, Na Li, Chao Tong, Lijian Xu, Jianxiong Xu, and Changfan Zhang
Mater. Express 8, 141–148 (2018)
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Pore structure and durability of cement-based composites doped with graphene nanoplatelets
Baomin Wang, Ruying Zhao, and Tingting Zhang
Mater. Express 8, 149–156 (2018)
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Investigation on the pozzolanic properties of rice straw ash prepared at different temperatures
Surajit Munshi and Richi Prasad Sharma
Mater. Express 8, 157–164 (2018)
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Color-fading reaction mechanisms of TiO2-coated photoluminescent materials
Chen Long, Jiahua Zhu, Gun Jin Yun, and Mohammad Reza Rahimi
Mater. Express 8, 165–172 (2018)
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Hydrothermal synthesis and photoluminescence properties of Cu-doped ZnSe quantum dots
using glutathione as stabilizer

Fuzhong Gong, Lu Sun, Heng Ruan, and Huamen Cai
Mater. Express 8, 173–181 (2018)
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Beta- and gamma-cyclodextrin ionophores as electroactive materials for construction of
new polyvinyl chloride sensors for eletriptan based on host-guest recognition

Abdelaziz Almalik, Haitham Alrabiah, Hazem Ghabbour, Mohammed Abounassif, and Gamal Abdel-Hafiz Mostafa
Mater. Express 8, 182–188 (2018)
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Air-processed semitransparent organic solar cells with tunable color

Shunjiro Fujii and Yusuke Hara
Mater. Express 8, 189–194 (2018)
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A new route for the preparation of superhydrophobic surfaces via milling operation
Jiyuan Zhu and XiaoFang Hu
Mater. Express 8, 195–198 (2018)
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Volume 8, Number 1 (February 2018) pp.1-111

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– REVIEWS ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Current status of single-walled carbon nanotube synthesis from metal catalysts
by chemical vapor deposition

Takahiro Maruyama
Mater. Express 8, 1–20 (2018)
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Poly(N-vinyl caprolactam) thermoresponsive polymer in novel drug delivery systems:
A review

Marwah N. Mohammed, Kamal Bin Yusoh, and Jun Haslinda Binti Haji Shariffuddin
Mater. Express 8, 21–34 (2018)
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Silver-doped manganese based nanocomposites for aerial oxidation of alcohols
Mohamed E. Assal, Mohammed Rafi Shaik, Mufsir Kuniyil, Mujeeb Khan, J. V. Shanmukha Kumar,
Abdulrahman Yahya Alzahrani, Abdulrahman Al-Warthan, Saad Abdulaziz Al-Tamrah, Mohammed Rafiq H. Siddiqui,
Syed Azhar Hashmi, and Syed Farooq Adil

Mater. Express 8, 35–54 (2018)
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Creep and recovery behaviors of chemically induced grafted low density polyethylene
films containing silanized hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets

Abdullah Tugrul Seyhan, Aysegul Tuna, Oya Durukan, Yapincak Gφncό, Servet Turan, and Nuran Ay
Mater. Express 8, 55–67 (2018)
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Enhanced structural and magnetic properties of carbon-assisted ZnO nanorod arrays
on (100) Si substrate

Im Taek Yoon, Hak Dong Cho, Dmitry V. Roshchupkin, and Sejoon Lee
Mater. Express 8, 68–76 (2018)
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High-performance poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-hexafluoropropylene) based electrospun
polyelectrolyte mat for lithium-ion battery

Shahitha Parveen Jakriya, Abdul Majeed Syed, Sindhu Krishna Pillai, and Daulath Banu Rahim
Mater. Express 8, 77–84 (2018)
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Effect of surfactant’s molecular weight on the wettability of vinyl polysiloxane impression
materials after immersion disinfection

Shahab Ud Din, Muhammad Hassan, Sadia Khalid, Muhammad Sohail Zafar, Bilal Ahmed, and Mangala Patel
Mater. Express 8, 85–92 (2018)
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Theoretical study of extrinsic fluorescence probe reacting with volatile organic compounds

Haiyang Gu, Hairong Shi, Yanhui Sun, and Haixia Xu
Mater. Express 8, 93–98 (2018)
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Investigation of ultraviolet and visible persistence luminescence property of CdSiO3:
Bi3+, Tb3+ phosphors

Yang Xu, Zhengwen Yang, Jianbei Qiu, and Zhiguo Song
Mater. Express 8, 99–104 (2018)
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High-performance solar-blind photodetector with graphene and nitrogen-doped reduced
graphene oxide quantum dots (rGOQDs)

Enliang Zhang, Tai Sun, Bangtong Ge, Weiguo Zhang, Xuan Gao, Hao Jiang, Zhancheng Li, Guojun Liu, and Jun Shen
Mater. Express 8, 105–111 (2018)
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