Recent Progress in Materials  (ISSN 2689-5846) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of Materials. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics. Also, it aims to enhance the international exchange of scientific activities in materials science and technology.
Recent Progress in Materials publishes original high quality experimental and theoretical papers and reviews on basic and applied research in the field of materials science and engineering, with focus on synthesis, processing, constitution, and properties of all classes of materials. Particular emphasis is placed on microstructural design, phase relations, computational thermodynamics, and kinetics at the nano to macro scale. Contributions may also focus on progress in advanced characterization techniques.          

Main research areas include (but are not limited to):
Characterization & Evaluation of Materials
Metallic materials 
Inorganic nonmetallic materials 
Composite materials
Polymer Materials
Biomaterials
Sustainable Materials and Technologies
Special types of Materials
Macro-, micro- and nano structure of materials
Environmental interactions, process modeling
Novel applications of materials

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Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 5.3 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 12.6 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 7.5 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Open Access Review

Self-Healing Concrete Techniques and Technologies and Applications

Received: 30 April 2023;  Published: 21 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2401006

Abstract

The main weakest point of concrete is its exposure to cracks, and concrete structure repair is expensive, especially for infrastructure maintenance, which is difficult to access. The ability of self-healing concrete (SHC) to successfully heal fractures without the assistance of humans has received much attention since it increases operational life and [...]

Open Access Original Research

Do Magnetic Monopoles Exist?

Received: 21 October 2023;  Published: 07 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2401005

Abstract

In this paper, we continue our previous work by discussing the consequences of curvature in spacetime caused by the presence of mass and the implications of this. We address the question raised by Dirac regarding the impact of a magnetic monopole on the quantum world. We discuss quantization concerning the solid angles observed, which may have a connect [...]

Open Access Original Research

Elementary Collective Effects in Systems Containing Small Fermion-Numbers

Received: 14 October 2023;  Published: 06 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2401004

Abstract

One deals with an fermions collective where we encounter elementary emerging-collective phenomena at very low temperatures. This simplicity allows for expanding our insight on collective fermion behavior. We focus on several quantifiers, including standard ones related to thermal behavior, such as the von Neumann entropy, and quantifiers of other [...]

Open Access Review

Modified Organized Systems by Incorporation of Carbon Allotropes and Derivatives for Electron Shuttle, ET, FRET, MEF, and Quantum Biology Coupling

Received: 14 October 2023;  Published: 31 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2401003

Abstract

In this communication, it was afforded in brief to show how high conjugated carbon based structures, and Carbon allotropes could participate as electron shuttle, semiconductors, quantum emitters and Opto-electronic processors within confined Nanostructured Organized systems. In particular was focused on Nanoassemblies such as vesicles, micelles and [...]

Open Access Review

An Overview of Treatments for Ultraviolet Quenching Substances (UVQS) and Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Removal from Landfill Leachate

Received: 15 September 2023;  Published: 24 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2401002

Abstract

Organics found in landfill leachate (humic acids, fulvic acids, and hydrophilic fraction) have a solid ability to absorb ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which negatively affects UV disinfection; leachate ultraviolet quenching substances (UVQS) can, therefore, have a significant impact on the cotreatment of landfill leachate and sewage in wastewater treatmen [...]

Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgment to Reviewers of Recent Progress in Materials in 2023

Received: 04 January 2024;  Published: 05 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2401001

Abstract

The editors of Recent Progress in Materials would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2023. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's editorial process. We aim to recognize reviewer contributions through several mechanisms, of which the annual [...]

Open Access Review

Quantum Semiconductors Based on Carbon Materials for Nanophotonics and Photonics Applications by Electron Shuttle and Near Field Phenomena

Received: 16 September 2023;  Published: 26 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2304037

Abstract

This review intended to resume key Research reports and publications that open many themes and topics related to Carbon-based semiconductors and Quantum emitters. The Design and synthesis of highly pure materials such as Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes, fullerenes, and other Carbon-based allotropes were shown. They presented their most important and promisin [...]

Open Access Editorial

Potential Applications of Nanomedicine

Received: 03 December 2023;  Published: 05 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2304036

Abstract

EditorialPotential Applications of NanomedicineHossein Hosseinkhani *Innovation Center for Advanced Technology, Matrix HT, Inc., New York, NY 10019, USA; E-Mail: hh@matrix-inc.com* Correspondence: Hossein Hosseinkhani; E-Mail: hh@matrix-inc.comRecent Progress in Materials2023, volume 5, issue 4doi:10.21926/rpm.2304036Received: December 03, 2023Accepte [...]

Open Access Original Research

Stress Analysis and Life Prediction of a Ceramic Matrix Composite Vane Using a Micromechanics-Based Approach

Received: 06 September 2023;  Published: 01 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2304035

Abstract

The results of stress analysis of a ceramic matrix composite (CMC) vane using a physics-based model developed for two-dimensional woven CMCs are presented. The model considers the inherent defects and micromechanical damage in woven CMCs along with time-dependent deformation of the constituents. Predictions include damage state under general load condit [...]

Open Access Short Review

Versatile Surface Chemistry of Carbon-Based Nanoplatforms by Covalent Bonding, Non-Covalent Linking, Crosslinking, and Self-Assembling

Received: 28 July 2023;  Published: 15 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2304034

Abstract

This mini-review discussed the best-known chemical and synthetic methodologies used in the last years to modify carbon allotropes, with an interest in nanotechnology. In this perspective, chemistry with optoelectronics applications and recent trends within bio-applications focusing mainly on graphene and its derivatives were considered. So, the mini [...]

Open Access Original Research

Mesoscale Modeling of Extrusion and Solidification During Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing

Received: 22 August 2023;  Published: 25 October 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2304033

Abstract

In this work, we apply a multiphysics approach to fused deposition modeling to simulate extrusion and solidification. Restricting the work to a single line scan, we focus on the application of polylactic acid. In addition to heat, momentum and mass transfer, the solid/liquid/vapor interface is simulated using a front-tracking, level-set method. The [...]

Open Access Original Research

Pyrethrin Type Compounds from the Municipal Solid Waste Ghazipur Landfill Inert Soil as Brain and Cancer 5-HT Receptor Binding Agents

Received: 17 June 2023;  Published: 01 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2303032

Abstract

The Inert soil obtained from the Ghazipur Municipal Solid Waste landfill located in East Delhi, India has been used as the starting material for the work described in this paper. This mountain-like monster is often in the news for its bad smell, pollution of the groundwater in the area from its leachates, and the occasional fires in it endangering the [...]

Open Access Review

Review on Material Performance of Carbon Nanotube-Modified Polymeric Nanocomposites

Received: 21 March 2023;  Published: 16 August 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2303031

Abstract

The chemically functionalized carbon nanotubes (f-CNTs) and hydrogen bonding modified polymer composites (CPCs) exhibit unique chemical, mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties and are emerging as promising materials to achieve extraordinarily high electrical and thermal conductivity, lightweight and anticorrosion, superior strength and stiffness [...]

Open Access Review

Insights Focused on Hybrid Graphene Modifications within the Nanoscale for Opto-Electronics Perspectives

Received: 26 May 2023;  Published: 04 August 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2303030

Abstract

This brief letter presents this Special Issue nominated as “Hybrid Graphene-based Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, Properties, and Applications”. This intends to show and discuss the main properties of Graphene and its derivatives; and how it could be synthesized, modified and tuned for Optics, Electro-Optics, Electronics, and Quantum charact [...]

Open Access Original Research

Behavior of RC Buildings under Blast Loading: Case Study

Received: 28 April 2023;  Published: 27 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2303029

Abstract

In recent years, civil wars and terror activities have caused blast-loading effects on reinforced concrete buildings, resulting in catastrophic human and material damage. When a building is exposed to a blast load, a very high air pressure affects the building within a very short duration. To decide on the reconstruction or retrofit of a building expose [...]

Open Access Original Research

Detection of Anomalies in Additively Manufactured Metal Parts Using CNN and LSTM Networks

Received: 10 January 2023;  Published: 26 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2303028

Abstract

The process of metal additive manufacturing (AM) involves creating strong, complex components by using fine metal powders. Extensive use of AM methods is expected in near future for the production of small and medium-sized batches of end-use products and tools. The ability to detect loads and defects would enable AM components to be used in critical [...]

Open Access Original Research

Development of Environmentally Ecofriendly Composites Based on Polypropylene/Bahia Beige Waste: Effect of Reinforcement Content on Physical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Microstructural Properties

Received: 22 May 2023;  Published: 18 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2303027

Abstract

This article presents the development and characterization of environmentally friendly composites comprising polypropylene (PP) reinforced with Bahia Beige (BB) marble waste. The composites were prepared using different PP/BB weight ratios and analyzed for their chemical, physical, mechanical, microstructural, and thermal properties. X-ray fluorescence [...]

Open Access Research Article

Spontaneous Magnetization in the Finite-Size Two-Leg Ising Ladder in the External Magnetic Field

Received: 30 March 2023;  Published: 24 June 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302026

Abstract

This paper considers a finite-sized two-leg ladder of spin-1/2 particles with local inter-chain Ising interaction. We include the effects of an external magnetic field by incorporating a Zeeman-type coupling between the magnetic field and the spins localized on the lattice sites. To analyze the system, we utilize the transfer-matrix formalism to calcula [...]

Open Access Original Research

Micromechanics-Based Modeling of SiC/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composites and Structures

Received: 23 January 2023;  Published: 20 June 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302025

Abstract

The behavior and response of ceramic matrix composites (CMCs), in particular silicon carbide fiber reinforced silicon carbide matrix (SiC/SiC), is affected by many factors such as variation of fiber volume fraction, residual stresses resulting from processing of the composites at high temperature, random microstructures, and the presence of matrix flaws [...]

Open Access Original Research

Efficacy of Zinc Pyrithione as A Novel Anti-Bacterial Coating Agent

Received: 02 May 2022;  Published: 15 June 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302024

Abstract

Zinc pyrithione (ZPT) is used to prevent microbial degradation and deterioration of manufacturing starting materials such as plastics, polymers, and latexes. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the anti-bacterial properties of ZPT. Currently, there is insufficient data on the effect of ZPT on viability of commonly encountered bacterial [...]

Open Access Review

Nanomaterials with Plant or Animal Origin for Greener Biodelivery and Biosensor Applications: A Review

Received: 26 October 2022;  Published: 12 June 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302023

Abstract

Nanomaterials are now used in almost every field of science; as conductors and electrodes in electronics, as nanodelivery systems in health screenings and drug delivery, as nanofibrils in filtering and textile industry, as nanoparticles in biosensor fabrication for toxin and pathogen detection, and in packaging materials in the food industry. Synthetic [...]

Open Access Technical Note

Towards Femtoscan-Assisted Analysis of Liquid Crystal Self-Organization on Different Polymer and Glass Surfaces for Lab-on-a-Chip and Lab-on-a-Dish Applications, Including Optofluidic and Flexoelectric Ones

Received: 27 December 2022;  Published: 29 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302022

Abstract

In this paper, starting with an introductory review of the applications of liquid crystals and polymer-dispersed liquid crystal systems in (bio)sensors and microfluidics, the possibilities of visualizing self-organization products of liquid crystalline media or field-induced instabilities of liquid crystalline systems are considered. In particular illus [...]

Open Access Original Research

Low-Velocity Impact Resistance of Glass Laminate Aluminium Reinforced Epoxy (GLARE) Composite

Received: 16 June 2022;  Published: 12 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302021

Abstract

This study intends to determine the behavior of glass laminate aluminum-reinforced epoxy (GLARE) and glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) composites under a low-velocity impact test. Experimental tests and numerical simulations are considered for this investigation. All samples are made by the hand lay-up method. Moreover, specimens are produced with [...]

Open Access Review

3D Printing of MXenes-Based Electrodes for Energy Storage Applications

Received: 31 January 2023;  Published: 08 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302020

Abstract

Energy storage devices (ESD) including batteries, and supercapacitors are becoming progressively imperative in the transition to a renewable energy future, as they enable the integration of intermittent renewable sources into the grid and provide backup power during outages. There are already reviews available on various energy storage materials and [...]

Open Access Original Research

Experimental and Analytical Studies of an Ultra-high Performance Concrete Beam Using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars

Received: 10 September 2022;  Published: 04 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpm.2302019

Abstract

Infrastructure degradation attributable to concrete deterioration and corrosion of reinforcing steel has been a long-standing challenge to the owners and engineers. This problem becomes more evident when concrete structures are subject to aggressively corrosive environments. The use of advanced materials such as ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC [...]

The 13th Workshop on Combined Analysis Using Ray Scattering

July 3rd-7th, 2023, Caen, France

It is our great pleasure to announce the successful convening of " The 13th Workshop on Combined Analysis Using Rays Scattering ", held in Caen, France, from July 3-7, 2023. Recent Progress in Materials sponsored the workshop as a Publisher Partner.

This workshop covers many aspects of the “Combined Analysis” methodology using x-Ray, neutron and electron scattering, and X-ray fluorescence applied to material science. The characterization involves obtaining information on the structure, microstructure, phase and elemental content, texture, stress in different kind of samples and structures. The objective is to bring together participants from various fields and to provide an opportunity to discuss individual interests and experiences.

If you have information about upcoming conferences in 2023, please share it with us, we are always open to cooperating with conferences in all areas of materials.

 

 

The 12th Workshop on Combined Analysis Using Ray Scattering

July 4th-8th, 2022, Caen, France

It is our great pleasure to announce the successful convening of "The 12th Workshop on Combined Analysis Using Ray Scattering", held in Caen, France, from July 4-8, 2022. Recent Progress in Materials sponsored the workshop as a Publisher Partner.

This workshop covers many aspects of the “Combined Analysis” methodology using x-Ray, neutron and electron scattering, and X-ray fluorescence applied to material science. The characterization involves obtaining information on the structure, microstructure, phase and elemental content, texture, stress in different kind of samples and structures. The objective is to bring together participants from various fields and to provide an opportunity to discuss individual interests and experiences.

If you have information about upcoming conferences in 2023, please share it with us, we are always open to cooperating with conferences in all areas of materials.

 

The 12th Workshop on Combined Analysis Using Ray Scattering

July 4-8, 2022, Caen, France

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