Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai
Dr. Vijayan, C
HSB 224B



IIT Madras


Light-Matter Interaction in Nanophotonic Materials, Regular and Random Nanostructures


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Recent Book :

Essentials of Nonlinear Optics


Indian Edition: Ane Books; International Edition: Wiley

2014; Intended as a textbook for PG or seinor UG students of Indian Universities and research scholars in the initial years.

 Current Research :

 Recent Publications :

Cost-Effective Realization of Multimode Exciton–Polaritons in Single-Crystalline Microplates of a Layered Metal–Organic Framework

K Dileep, M Gupta, K Tomar, F Zhou, C. Vijayan, P K. Bharadwaj, J Wei

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (Impact Factor: 8.09)

Volume: 11(7) Page: 7288 DOI: DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b20179

Year: 2019

Large bandgap narrowing in rutile TiO2 aimed towards visible light applications and its correlation with vacancy-type defects history and transformation

RV Nair, PK Gayathri, VS Gummaluri, PMG Nambissan, C Vijayan

Journal of Physics D

Volume: 51 (4) Page: 045107 DOI:

Year: 2018

Resonant energy transfer and trace-level sensing using branched Ag-rod-supported carbon dots

RV Nair, M Arya, C Vijayan

Journal of Physics D , 205101

Volume: 51 (20) Page: 205101 DOI:

Year: 2018

Two-Photon Absorption and Fluorescence in Micrometer-Sized Single Crystals of a Rhodamine B Coordinated Metal Organic Framework

M Gupta, D Kottilil, K Tomar, S Lu, C Vijayan, W Ji, PK Bharadwaj

ACS Applied Nano Materials 1 (10), 5408-5413 (2018),

Volume: 1(10) Page: 5408 DOI:

Year: 2018

Stokes mode Raman random lasing in a fully biocompatible medium (Editor's Pick)

VS Gummaluri, SR Krishnan, C Vijayan

Optics Letters 43 (23), 5865-5868 (2018) : Editor's Pick;

Volume: 43(23) Page: 5865 DOI:

Year: 2018

Time dependent Bloch mode transmittance in self-assembled random photonic crystal for photonic time delay switching

Jayachandra Bingi, Radhika V. Nair, C. Vijayan

Optical Materials

Volume: 64 Page: 95-99 DOI:

Year: 2017

Femtosecond laser-pumped plasmonically enhanced near-efficient infrared random laser based on engineered scatterers

Venkata Siva Gummaluri, R.V. Nair, S.R. Krishnan, C. Vijayan

Optics Letters

Volume: 42(23) Page: 5002 DOI:

Year: 2017

FRET controlled photoluminescence in β-In2S3 microflower—Au nanoparticle ensemble

AR Warrier, C Parameswaran, J Bingi, C Vijayan

Materials Research Express

Volume: 3(6) Page: 065016

Year: 2016

Design and Optimization of Novel ZnS–Metal Core-Shell Random Structures for Light Harvesting—a Computational Study

RV Nair, K Dileep, VS Gummaluri, C Vijayan


Volume: DOI: 10.1007/s11468-016-0430-z Page: 1-8 DOI: 2016

Year: 2016

Slow Down of Charge Transfer Owing to Auger Recombination and Two-Photon Action Cross-section of CdS-CdSe-CdS Segmented Nanorods

Radhu Subha et al;

ACS Photonics

Volume: 2(1) Page: 43–52 DOI: 10.1021/ph500109h

Year: 2015

Sequential electrochemical unzipping of single-walled carbon Nanotubes to graphene ribbons revealed by in situ raman spectroscopy and imaging

R John et al

ACS nano

Volume: 8 (1), 234-242 Page: 234-242 DOI: DOI: 10.1021/nn403289g

Year: 2014

Enhancement of photoluminescence from defect states in ZnS random photonic crystal: An effect of electronic and photonic mode coupling

J Bingi, AR Warrier, C Vijayan

Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 115 (4) Page: 043105 DOI:

Year: 2014

Raman mode random lasing in ZnS-β-carotene random gain media

Bingi, J., Warrier, A.R., Vijayan,

Applied Physics Letters, 102(22), 221105(2013)

Year: 2013

Taking light for a walk

Anita R. Warrier, C. Vijayanan

Resonance, (Science Magazince of Indian Acad. of Sci.), 18(11), 1015 (2013)

Year: 2013

Enhanced optical nonlinearity in β-AgVO3 nanobelts on decoration with Ag nanoparticles

Manas R. Parida, C. Vijayan, C. S. Rout, C. S. S. Sandeep, R Philip

Applied Physics Letters, 100(12), 121119 (2012)

Year: 2012

Effect of ellipticity on Hanle electromagnetically induced absorption and transparency resonances with longitudinal and transverse magnetic fields

Nibedita Ram, M Pattabiraman and C. Vijayan

Phys. Rev. A 82, 033417 (2010)

Year: 2010

Cost-Effective Realization of Multimode Exciton–Polaritons in Single-Crystalline Microplates of a Layered Metal–Organic Framework

K Dileep, G Mayank, K Tomar, F Zhou, C. Vijayan, P Bharadwaj , and J Wei

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (Impact Factor: 8.09)

Volume: 11 Page: 7288 DOI: DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b20179

Year: 11, 7288 (2019) : DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b20179