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  • 2:38 PM, Saturday, 08 Aug 2020

Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code CHM633
Subject Title Lab II: Materials Synthesis and Characterization



1.        Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials

a.         Sol-gel synthesis: TiO2

b.        Metallic nanoparticles: Ag@citrate and Au@citrate , Ag@borohydride, Ag@PVP

c.         CdS  quantum dots

d.        Graphene by Hammer’s method

e.         Functionalisation of CNT’s

2.        Template based synthesis of  nickel nanowires and characterization using optical & atomic force microscopy

3.        Nanocomposite (nanoclay based systems& functionalized CNTs)

4.        Evaluations of structure-property relationship in polymers: Analysis includes: molecular weight determination, viscosity, rheology, TGA, DMA and mechanical properties of at least four polymers

5.        Determination of kinetics of spherulite growth using polarized optical microscope

6.        Electrical conductivity measurement of polymers using electrochemical workstation

7.        Diffusion and gas permeability measurement of polymer films

8.        Powder synthesis: XRD characterisation, particle size, surface area analysis

9.        Dependency of molecular weight of a polymer with different initiator concentration: establishment of square root law

10.    Reactivity ratio of co-monomers: Fineman-Ross method

11.    Kinetics of acid catalyzed poly esterification

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