Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai
Dr. Abhishek Misra
HSB 252B

Assistant Professor


IIT Bombay


Condensed Matter Physics, van der Waals layered materials and their heterostructures, Non-volatile memory Technology, CMOS device Physics and Technology


044 - 2257 4859


 Current Research :

 Recent Publications :

Planar and van der Waals heterostructures for vertical tunnelling single electron transistors

Gwangwoo Kim, Sung-Soo Kim, Jonghyuk Jeon, Seong In Yoon, Seokmo Hong, Young Jin Cho, Abhishek Misra et al., Andre Geim, Kostya S. Novoselov, & Hyeon Suk Shin

Nature Communications

Year: 2019

Tunnel spectroscopy of localised electronic states in hexagonal boron nitride

M.T. Greenaway, E.E. Vdovin, D. Ghazaryan, A. Misra, A. Mishchenko, Y. Cao, Z. Wang, J.R. Wallbank, M. Holwill, Yu.N. Khanin, S.V. Morozov, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, O. Makarovsky, T.M. Fromhold, A. Patanè, A.K. Geim, V.I. Falko, K.S. Novoselov, L. Eaves



Year: 2018

Magnon-assisted tunnelling in van der Waals heterostructures based on CrBr3

D. Ghazaryan, M. T. Greenaway, Z. Wang, V. H. Guarochico-Moreira, I. J. Vera-Marun, J. Yin, Y. Liao, S. V. Morozov, O. Kristanovski, A. I. Lichtenstein, M. I. Katsnelson, F. Withers, A. Mishchenko, L. Eaves, A. K. Geim, K. S. Novoselov* and A. Misra*

Nature Electronics

Volume: 1 Page: 344–349 DOI:

Year: 2018

Propagating plasmons in a charge-neutral quantum tunneling transistor

Achim Woessner, Abhishek Misra, Yang Cao, Iacopo Torre, Artem Mishchenko, Mark B Lundeberg, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Marco Polini, Kostya S Novoselov, Frank HL Koppens

ACS Photonics

Volume: 4 (12) Page: 3012–3017 DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01020

Year: 2017

Stacking transition in bilayer graphene caused by thermally activated rotation

Mengjian Zhu, Davit Ghazaryan, Seok-Kyun Son, Colin R Woods, Abhishek Misra, Lin He, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Kostya S Novoselov, Yang Cao, Artem Mishchenko

2D Materials

Volume: 4

Year: 2016

Tuning the valley and chiral quantum state of Dirac electrons in van der Waals heterostructures

JR Wallbank, D Ghazaryan, A Misra, Y Cao, JS Tu, BA Piot, M Potemski, S Pezzini, S Wiedmann, U Zeitler, TLM Lane, SV Morozov, MT Greenaway, Laurence Eaves, AK Geim, VI Fal'ko, KS Novoselov, A Mishchenko


Volume: 353

Year: 2016

Phonon-assisted resonant tunneling of electrons in graphene–boron nitride transistors

Evgeny E Vdovin, A Mishchenko, MT Greenaway, MJ Zhu, D Ghazaryan, A Misra, Y Cao, SV Morozov, Oleg Makarovsky, TM Fromhold, Amalia Patanè, GJ Slotman, MI Katsnelson, AK Geim, KS Novoselov, Laurence Eaves

Physical review letters

Volume: 116 Page: 186603

Year: 2016

Enhanced Ge n+/p Junction Performance Using Cryogenic Phosphorus Implantation

Piyush Bhatt, Prashant Swarnkar, Abhishek Misra, Jayeeta Biswas, Christopher Hatem, Aneesh Nainani, Saurabh Lodha

IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices

Volume: 62 Page: 69-74

Year: 2015

Reduced multilayer graphene oxide floating gate flash memory with large memory window and robust retention characteristics

Abhishek Mishra, Amritha Janardanan, Manali Khare, Hemen Kalita, Anil Kottantharayil

IEEE Electron Device Letters

Volume: 34 Page: 1136-1138

Year: 2013

Work function modulation and thermal stability of reduced graphene oxide gate electrodes in MOS devices

Abhishek Misra, Hemen Kalita, Anil Kottantharayil

ACS applied materials & interfaces

Volume: 6 Page: 2

Year: 2013

Aluminum oxide deposited by pulsed-DC reactive sputtering for crystalline silicon surface passivation

Meenakshi Bhaisare, Abhishek Misra, Anil Kottantharayil

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics

Volume: 3 Page: 930-935

Year: 2013

Electrical transport and electromigration studies on nickel encapsulated carbon nanotubes: possible future interconnects

Neha Kulshrestha, Abhishek Misra, DS Misra


Volume: 24 Page: 185201

Year: 2013

Electrical Transport and Breakdown in Graphene Multilayers Loaded with Electron Beam Induced Deposited Platinum

Neha Kulshrestha, Abhishek Misra, Nikhil Koratkar, DS Misra

ACS applied materials & interfaces

Volume: 5 Page: 3424-3430

Year: 2013

Work function tuning and improved gate dielectric reliability with multilayer graphene as a gate electrode for metal oxide semiconductor field effect device applications

Abhishek Misra, Mayur Waikar, Amit Gour, Hemen Kalita, Manali Khare, Mohammed Aslam, Anil Kottantharayil

Applied Physics Letters

Volume: 100 Page: 233506

Year: 2012

Investigation of metal-induced enhancement in electrical conductance of multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Neha Kulshrestha, Abhishek Misra, Reeti Bajpai, Soumyendu Roy, DS Misra

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology

Volume: 11 Page: 830-835

Year: 2012

High Quality al2o3 dielectric films deposited by pulsed-dc reactive sputtering technique for high-k applications

Meenakshi Bhaisare, Abhishek Misra, Mayur Waikar, Anil Kottantharayil

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters

Volume: 4 Page: 645-650

Year: 2012

Ceasing of voltage switching amongst graphitic shells in multiwalled carbon nanotubes: A route toward stability

Neha Kulshrestha, Abhishek Misra, Reeti Bajpai, Soumyendu Roy, DS Misra

Applied Physics Letters

Volume: 100 Page: 043505

Year: 2012

Healing of broken multiwalled carbon nanotubes using very low energy electrons in SEM: a route toward complete recovery

Neha Kulshrestha, Abhishek Misra, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Soumyendu Roy, Reeti Bajpai, Dipti Ranjan Mohapatra, DS Misra

ACS nano

Volume: 5 Page: 1724-1730

Year: 2011

Effect of top metal contact on electrical transport through individual multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Neha Kulshrestha, Abhishek Misra, Senthil Srinivasan, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Reeti Bajpai, Soumyendu Roy, Gayatri Vaidya, DS Misra

Applied Physics Letters

Volume: 97 Page: 222102

Year: 2010