The Journal of Applied Sciences and Nanotechnology (JASN) is a leading interdisciplinary open access journal that follows a rigorous, double-blind peer review process. JASN is a major representative of scientific and technological scholarship, disseminating high-impact research results from a broad range of scientific and technical disciplines, particularly applied sciences and nanotechnology...

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Regular Article Nanotechnology
Bioinformatical Prediction of G-quadruplex Aptamer for Detection of a Ligand in Practice

Mohammad Reza Hosseini VeleshKolaei; Pooria Gill; Adele Rafati; Marzieh Adiani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2023, Page 1-9

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.7058.1234

Abstract
  Considering the introduction of aptamers as a new generation of analyte identifiers, this class of materials can be used in diagnostic systems because aptamers are easier to produce, more sensitive, higher accuracy, less sensitive to environmental factors, easier to handle and can be used. A special ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Laser Science and Technology
Stimulated Raman Scattering of Q-Gaussian Laser Beam in an Unmagnetized Plasma

Ahmed S. Ahmed; Hyder A. Salih; Khaleel I. Hassoon; Sukhdeep Kaur

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2023, Page 10-19

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.7035.1230

Abstract
  This study describes the relativistic q-Gaussian laser beam's stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) in an unmagnetized plasma. Moreover, the influence of the pump laser's relativistic self-focusing on the SRS process has been investigated. Using variational theory, we derived analytical solutions to the ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Materials Science
Microstructure-Modulated Antibacterial Performance of Chemically Precipitated SnO2 Nanoparticles

Shatha Sh. Batros; Mohammed H. Ali; Ali J. Addie

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2023, Page 20-32

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.7107.1246

Abstract
  Tin oxide (SnO2) nanoparticles were synthesized via a facile chemical precipitation route using tin chloride (SnCl2•2H2O) as precursor and ammonia as precipitant. The as-synthesized nanoparticles were subjected to post-calcination at 300°C, 400°C and 500°C and thoroughly characterized ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Materials Science
Biogenic Synthesis, Spectroscopic Characterization and Bioactivity of Cymbopogon citratus Derived Silver Nanoparticles

Narcisse B. Basosila; Clément L. Inkoto; Ormiel M. Maganga; Blaise Mbembo; Giresse N. Kasiama; Carlos Kabengele; Clarisse M. Falanga; Colette A. Masengo; Pius T. Mpiana; Koto-Te-Nyiwa Ngbolua

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2023, Page 33-41

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.7012.1226

Abstract
  The use of plant extracts as a bio-reducer for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles has attracted attention due to its rapid, ecological, non-toxic and economical protocol. The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of synthesizing silver nanoparticles using Cymbopogon citratus leaf extract, ...  Read More ...

Review Article Chemistry
Versatile Applications of Mannich Base Ligands and their Metal ‎Complexes: A Review Article

Enass J. Waheed; Ali M. A. Al-Khazraji; Awf A. R. Ahmed

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2023, Page 42-61

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.7033.1228

Abstract
  Mannich base is a versatile compound that can be easily modified to introduce different functional groups, allowing for the creation diverse selection of items with varying features. Additionally, the Mannich reaction is a valuable tool in organic synthesis, due to the fact it provides an effortless ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Applied Mathematics
Connection between Graphs' Chromatic and Ehrhart Polynomials

Ola A. Neamah; Shatha A. Salman

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2023, Page 62-68

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.6994.1220

Abstract
  Graph Theory is a discipline of mathematics with numerous outstanding issues and applications in a variety of sectors of mathematics and science. The chromatic polynomial is a type of polynomial that has useful and attractive qualities. Ehrhart's polynomials and chromatic analysis are two essential techniques ...  Read More ...

Nanotechnology
Polysulfone/TiO2 Thin Film Nanocomposite for Commercial Ultrafiltration Membranes

Saja H. Salim; Riyad H. Al-Anbari; Adawiya Haider

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Page 80-89

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2022.4528.1121

Abstract
  Due to low water fluxes, commercial ultrafiltration (UF) membranes used in water treatment need to be improved. High-quality UF membranes were fabricated from polysulfone (PSF)/titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanocomposite fibers as substrates using the spray pyrolysis method. The influence of nano-TiO2 on the ...  Read More ...

Applied Physics
Study of Biological Activities of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Prepared by Co-Precipitation Method

Rania Huseen; Ali Taha; Oday Abdulhusein

Volume 1, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Page 37-48

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2021.11635

Abstract
  Iron oxides are the most common types of substances available in nature in various forms such as oxides, hydroxides and oxide-hydroxides, which obtained from various aqueous reactions. In the present study, iron oxide (Fe3O4) nanoparticles (NPs) had been synthesized using co - precipitation method and ...  Read More ...

Nanotechnology
A Review of Nano-catalyst Applications in Kerosene Desulfurization Techniques

Sahar M. Abd Zaid; Adnan A. AbdulRazak; Mohammad F. Abid

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Page 86-102

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2022.4302.1094

Abstract
  The production of clean liquid fuels is critical to maintaining a healthy life and environment around the world. To meet the new sulfur standard requirements, sulfur compounds must be effectively and completely removed from fuel oil. Therefore, researchers' attention turned to research into different ...  Read More ...

Nanotechnology
Application of Electrosprayed Nanoparticles as Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: A Mini Review

Sanaz Khademolqorani; Seyedeh Nooshin Banitaba

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Page 1-7

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2021.4462.1111

Abstract
  Nanoparticles (NPs) are referred to as tiny materials in size ranging from 1 to 100 nm. Unique characteristics of the NPs, including small sizes and high surface area, appropriate reactivity, proper stability, great strength, and many more, have resulted in their wide use in numerous fields. Among different ...  Read More ...

Nanotechnology
Study of the Effect of Laser Energy on the Structural and Optical Properties of TiO2 NPs Prepared by PLAL Technique

Israa F. Hasan; Khawla S. Khashan; Aseel A. Hadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Page 11-19

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2021.3600.1031

Abstract
  Titanium dioxide nanoparticles were produced in this work by laser ablation of a high purity titanium objective immersed in distilled water. Optical and structural properties of the obtained TiO2 NPs using a Q-switched Nd: YAG laser of 1064nm wavelength with different laser energy (80, 100, 120, 140, ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Nanotechnology
Morphology Characterization of Electrospun Polystyrene Membranes

Ahmed H. Oleiwi; Akram R. Jabur; Qusay F. Alsalhy; Suriani Abu Bakar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.7010.1225

Abstract
  The polymeric solution concentration is one of the most critical factors in forming of fibers in electrospinning technology. In this study, various polymeric concentrations of thermoplastic polystyrene are used. At the same time, keeping the other electrospinning process operating parameters (such as ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Applied Physics
Enhancing Gas Sensing Performance through Laser Ablation Characterization of Silver@Gold Bimetallic Nanoparticles

Yasamen H. Khadim; Uday M. Nayef; Falah A-H. Mutlak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2023.7137.1252

Abstract
  This investigation analyzes the impact of a laser pulse energy set at 700 millijoules per pulse on silver, gold, and silver@gold nanoparticles deposited onto porous silicon (PS). Our primary objective is to discern optimal conditions by comprehensively evaluating their influence on structural, electrical, ...  Read More ...

Review Article Applied Physics
A Review on the Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Prepared by Solvo/ Hydrothermal Method

Nabaa H. Allawi; Selma M. H. Al-Jawad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2024.7099.1244

Abstract
  Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) is a promising material for use in solar cells. The distinctive characteristics of this substance include its abundance on earth, low cost, non-toxicity, high absorption coefficient, p-type conductivity, and ideal band gap. CZTS has a stannite (ST) and kesterite (KS) crystal structure. ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Nanotechnology
Physical and Structural Properties of Porous Kaolin/Co-Ferrite for Water Treatment

Wasan Ziedan; Mukhlis M. Ismail; Wafaa A. Hussain

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2024.7103.1245

Abstract
  Aqueous solutions with heavy metals such as Cr (VI), Pb, and Cd (II) can have an adverse effect on human health because of their toxicity. As a result, it is important to remove these heavy metals from the aquatic environment to save the human healthy. X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier-transform infrared ...  Read More ...

Regular Article Laser Science and Technology
Synthesis of High-Performance Antibacterial Magnesium Oxide Nanostructures through Laser Ablation

Sara Fadhil Abbas; Adawiya J. Hadier; Sharafaldin Al-Musawi; Bakr Ahmed Taha

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.53293/jasn.2024.7213.1262

Abstract
  In this study, we synthesized magnesium oxide (MgO) nano flakes (NFs) through pulsed laser ablation of magnesium ribbons, investigating their potent antibacterial properties for potential biomedical applications. Thorough characterization utilizing advanced analytical techniques verified the phase purity ...  Read More ...

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