Advances in Materials

Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Study of the Durability of a Mineral Bilayer Material: Case of Granito Coated Tiles

    Bachir Kolade Adelakoun Ambelohoun, Koffi Judicael Agbelele, Yelome Judicael Fernando Kpomahou, Aristide Comlan Houngan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 77-84
    Received: Aug. 04, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 30, 2022
    Published: Oct. 11, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.am.20221104.11
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    Abstract: Granite coated tiles offer excellent mechanical properties for cladding applications. But, as with any application in the housing field, the question of their durability arises. The durability study and the alkaline degradation process of the cementitious medium were undertaken in this work to evaluate the effect of granite and marble coating on th... Show More
  • Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials: Crystal Growth and XRD Analysis of [(C38H30N8)2•CoCl4] and [(CH3NH3)2•CoCl4]

    Mouhamadou Birame Diop, Modou Sarr, Mouhamadou Sembene Boye, Sérigne Cissé, Libasse Diop, Allen G. Oliver, David Renald

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 85-93
    Received: Oct. 07, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 24, 2022
    Published: Oct. 30, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.am.20221104.12
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    Abstract: Two tetrachloridocobaltate (II) hybrid compounds were isolated and structurally characterized by single crystal X-ray crystallography. The compound [(C38H30N8)2•CoCl4] (1), crystallizes in the monoclinic space group P21/c with Z = 4, a = 12.0894(7) Å, b = 15.1839(8) Å, c = 19.8015(11) Å, β = 90.786(2)° and V = 3634.5(3) Å3. Compound [(CH3NH3)2•CoCl... Show More
  • Comparative Study on the Alternating Current Conduction and Dielectric Properties of Plasma Polymerized Monolayer and Bilayer Thin Films

    Mohammad Mostofa Kamal, Abu Hashan Bhuiyan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 94-101
    Received: Nov. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 02, 2022
    Published: Dec. 15, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.am.20221104.13
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    Abstract: The alternating current (ac) electrical conduction and dielectric properties of plasma polymerized pyrrole-N,N,3,5 tetramethylaniline (PPPy-PPTMA) bilayer composite thin films and a comparative study of those properties of PPPy monolayer, PPTMA monolayer and PPPy-PPTMA bilayer thin films have been discussed in this article. The monolayer and bilaye... Show More