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ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT FOCUS is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed international research journal consolidating research activities in all experimental and theoretical aspects of energy and environment with an interdisciplinary approach. The research topics include the preparation and characterization of advanced functional materials and their utilization in various energy and environmental applications, to name a few; fuel cells, batteries, solar cells, light emitting diodes, solar cells, optoelectronic devices, thermoelectric, clean energy, bio-fuels and bio-refineries, supercapacitors, hydrogen energy (storage and generation), geothermal energy, nanogenerators, self-powered devices and systems, catalysis, biomass and bioenergy, static and dynamic energy conversion; energy efficiency and management, nuclear energy, fossil fuels, geothermal, wind energy, electrolysis, and photothermal devices, environmental science and technology (environmental chemistry, physics biology and engineering) including climate change, greenhouse gases and global warming, ecology, environmental toxicology, industrial wastewater and sewage treatment, geosciences, atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments, pollution and environmental control, hazardous substances, radioactive contamination, noise pollution, effects of air, water, and soil contaminations on human health, environmental public health policies, soil environmental management and technologies, environmental policies, rules and regulations, conservation of natural resources, and all aspects of theoretical modeling related with energy and environment.

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A  Special  Issue  on Metal Oxide Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications
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A  Special  Issue  on Functional Materials for Energy and Environment: Progress and Perspective
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A  Special  Issue  on Production of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass by Chemical
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Volume 6, Number 2 (December 2017) pp. 103-205

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– REVIEW –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Review of Vegetable Seeds Oils as Biolubricants
Deepak Kumar, Vijay Kumar Chibber, and Ajay Singh
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 103–113 (2017)
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Removal of Methyl Blue from Waste Water by Layered Double Oxide/Graphene Oxide/
Carboxymethyl Cellulose Composite

Daoda Zhu, Hongyu Liu, Cuiyun Liu, Shuge Peng, Bingli Pan, and Qingshan Niu
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 114–118 (2017)
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Cuprite (Cu2O) Architected Nanoparticles by Novel and Facile Treatment of PVA/Copper
Acetate Electrospun Nanofibers

Nasser A. M. Barakat
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 119–124 (2017)
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Investigation of Properties of Biodiesel Produced from Sheep Fatty Wastes by Eggshell
Arman Najafian and Leila Mahdavian
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 125–131 (2017)
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Perforated ZnO Nanoflakes via Hydrothermal Routes for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC)

Neeta Mohite, Manish Shinde, Reshma Ballal, Sunit Rane, K. C. Mohite, and Ratna Chauhan
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 132–138 (2017)
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Removal of Chromium from Tannery Effluent Using Plant Bark and Leaf
Md. Razib Hosen, Ashiqur Rahaman, Moriom Akter Hena, Md. Mehedi Hasan, Umme Habiba Bodrun Naher,
and Mohammad Moniruzzaman

Energy Environ. Focus 6, 139–144 (2017)
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Studies on Electrosynthesis and Characterization of Zinc Selenide Films
A. K. Tiwari, Md. Rashid Tanveer, and Deepak Mishra
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 145–150 (2017)
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Enhanced Energy Conversion Efficiency of Na2CO3 Modified Nanostructured TiO2 Photoanode
in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell

Arun Kumar Gupta, Ishwar Chandra Maurya, Neetu, Shalini Singh, Pankaj Srivastava, and Lal Bahadur
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 151–161 (2017)
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Synthesis of Quinoxaline Derivatives Using Heteropoly-11-Molybdo-1-Vanadophosphoric Acid
Supported on Montmorillonite K10 Clay as Catalyst: A Green Approach

M. Kumaresan, K. Selvakumar, and P. Sami
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 162–178 (2017)
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Exploration of Nb2O5 Nanorods via Hydrothermal Routes for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC)

Neeta Mohite, Reshma Ballal, Manish Shinde, Sunit Rane, K. C. Mohite, and Ratna Chauhan
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 179–183 (2017)
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A Study on the Role of Dicarboxylic Acid Conjugated Copper(II) Complexes in the Reduction of
p-Nitrophenol Under Mild Condition in Water Medium

Narayanaperumal Pravin, Ganesan Kumaravel, Vellaichamy Muniyandi, Ponnukalai Ponya Utthra, and
Natarajan Raman

Energy Environ. Focus 6, 184–192 (2017)
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Universal Scaling Behavior of Interacting Noble Metal Nanoparticles Embedded in Silica Glass
Jayanta K. Majhi, Sushanta K. Mondal, and Probodh K. Kuiri
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 193–197 (2017)
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Table of Contents to Volume 6, Numbers 1–2, 2017
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 199–200 (2017)
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Author Index to Volume 6, Numbers 1–2, 2017
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 201–203 (2017)
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Subject Index to Volume 6, Numbers 1–2, 2017
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 204–205 (2017)
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Volume 6, Number 1 (March 2017) pp. 1-101

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Extraction Strategy of Malachite Green from Sugar Industry Effluent Material as
Adsorbent: Kinetics and Spectrochemical Investigations

Shanmugam Karthika and Subbian Manonmani
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 1–5 (2017)
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Modeling and Degradation of the Characteristics of CIGS Absorbers in the ZnO/CdS/CIGS
Solar Cell

Fridolin Tchangnwa Nya, Bιnιdicte Touogam Touolak, Wilson Geh Ejuh, Soumaila Ouιdraogo, and Jean Marie Ndjaka
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 6–14 (2017)
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TiO2 Decorated Reduced Graphene Oxide Photocatalyst for the Degradation of
Rhodamine-B: Optimization of Experiment Using Response Surface Methodology

D. Maruthamani, S. Vadivel, M. Kumaravel, S. Hari Ganesh, and D. Divakar
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 15–21 (2017)
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Pyrolysis of Tobacco Rob: Effect of Particle Size on Kinetic Study and Fuel Gas Yield
and Composition

Yi Yang, Shiping Jin, Gang Cheng, Xun Chen, and Dundun Wang
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 22–28 (2017)
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Analysis of High Voltage Spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathode Materials Incorporating Cu
and Zr Doping for EV Applications

Prashant Shrivastava, M. Raju, and M. Saad Alam
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 29–34 (2017)
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Promoted Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Capability of TiO2 Nanoparticles Decorated
Bi2O3 Quadrangular Prism Structures Prepared via a Solvothermal Approach

Feifan Xu, Gang Cheng, Yi Wei, Yixin Gan, and Rong Chen
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 35–42 (2017)
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Nanocasted Synthesis of Ag/WO3 Nanocomposite with Enhanced Sensing and
Photocatalysis Applications

Ritu Malik, Vandna Chaudhary, Vijay K. Tomer, and S. P. Nehra
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 43–48 (2017)
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A Special Section on Functional Materials for Energy and Environment: Progress and

Guest Editors: Kalisadhan Mukherjee, Ramendra Sundar Dey, Chandi Charan Malakar, and Biplab Paul
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 49–51 (2017)
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–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– REVIEW –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Conversion of Solid Waste into Functional Carbon Materials: A Review

Manashjit Gogoi, Rama Kanta Layek, Jyrki Vuorinen, and Mrityunjoy Mahato
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 52–68 (2017)
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–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ARTICLES –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Synthesis and Characterization of Gum Dammar-Acrylamide Copolymer Based Nanogel
Under Vacuum Conditions and to Study Their Applications

Rajeev Jindal, Mithu Maiti, Pooja Sharma, Rachna Sharma, Vartika Mishra, Deepika Gupta, and Asim K. Jana
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 69–82 (2017)
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Vertically Aligned Si Nanowire Array—A Promising Anode Material for Li-Ion Battery
Sovan Kumar Panda and Hyunjung Shin
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 83–87 (2017)
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Nano-Structured Superacidic Sulfated Zirconium Oxide Catalyst: Synthesis,
Characterization and Application in One-Pot Isomerization of n-Alkanes Predicting Their

Abhishek Dhar, Abhishek Dutta, Pushan Sharma, Poulomi Sarkar, Rohit L. Vekariya, and Subhasis Roy
Energy Environ. Focus 6, 88–95 (2017)
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Green Synthesis of Multifunctional Silver Nanostructures Using the Leaf Extract of
Ficus pomifera Wall

Sujata D. Wangkheirakpam, Surbala Laishram, Dinesh Singh Moirangthem, Wangkheirakpam Radhapiyari Devi,
Narayan Chandra Talukdar, and Warjeet S. Laitonjam

Energy Environ. Focus 6, 96–101 (2017)
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