Materials Research Innovations, Vol. 20, No. 5, 28 Jul 2016 is now available online

Materials Science & Technology Division
5 Jul 2016

Materials Research Innovations, Vol. 20, No. 5, 28 Jul 2016 is now available online. Members can read for free via our journals page.


This new issue contains the following articles:


Multiphase combustion synthesis and enhanced performance of LiMn2O4 nanoparticles using CNTs as a fuel

Xiaolong Xie, Xiaomei Wang, Qingtang Zhang & Fuling Tang

Pages: 327-331

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1142491


Uniaxial dry–cold pressing as a rapid specimen fabrication technique aimed at dynamizing the screening of materials of thermoelectric interest: the specific case of Bi2Te3 and TiS2

Hugo Lopez, Gabriel Gonzalez, Manuel Ramos & Russell R. Chianelli

Pages: 332-337

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1142631


Preparation of ZnO nanorod arrays by hydrothermal procedure and its application in perovskite solar cells

Ni Wu, Chengwu Shi, Nannan Li, Yanqing Wang & Mingqian Li

Pages: 338-342

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1144247


Synthesis and optical temperature property of NaYbF4:Tm@XO2 (X=Ti or Zr) core–shell nanoparticles

Di Lu

Pages: 343-350

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1154284


L-cysteine-assisted synthesis of capsule-like Cu2SnS3 nanostructures via solvothermal route

Weiqiang Xiao, Gaoyan Xu, Yiming Bi, Jian Jiang, Anfu Hu, Kai Shen, Xinbo Lu & Meiping Zhu

Pages: 351-357

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1159386


9,10-diphenylanthracene (DPA) single crystals grown by conventional slow evaporation method and its characterisation

A. Muthuraja & S. Kalainathan

Pages: 358-364

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1166709


Progress on synthesis, functionalisation and applications of graphene nanoplatelets

G. Zamiri, S. Bagheri, S. Shahnazar & S. B. A. Hamid

Pages: 365-374

DOI: 10.1179/1433075X15Y.0000000044


Preparation of (Gd1 − xYbx )3Al5O12 transparent ceramics

D. Nan, J. Liu, W. Ma & H. Yu

Pages: 375-378

DOI: 10.1179/1433075X15Y.0000000048


Evolution of a modern mechanical testing and design standard for high temperature materials

David A. Woodford

Pages: 379-389

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1141086


Influence of top morphology of hematite nanotubes on photo degradation of methylene blue and solar water splitting performance

Mohamad Mohsen Momeni

Pages: 390-394

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1164945


Properties of nanostructured Ni-doped Sn2S3 thin films – doping concentration effect

S. Joshua Gnanamuthu, I. Kartharinal Punithavathy, S. Johnson

Jeyakumar, K. Usharani & A.R. Balu

Pages: 395-399

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2016.1170321


Synthesis of amination bamboo–lignite activated carbon and their properties

Ying Xu, Lanxia Hao, Fuhai Tian, Yongfa Zhang & Guojie Zhang

Pages: 400-407

DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2015.1101986