Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai
Dr. Manu Jaiswal
HSB 224C

Associate Professor


IISc Bangalore


Low dimensional systems, Graphene, Mesoscopic Physics, Charge & Spin Transport , 2D systems as Membranes (see the personal home page link below for details):


044 - 2257 4893


Low Dimensional Materials

 Current Research :

 Recent Publications :

Humidity-induced significant microstructural reordering in partially reduced graphene oxide: Insights on water permeation mechanism

T. M. Pranav, Tushar Sakorikar, Pramitha V., and Manu Jaiswal

Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 125 Page: 024303 DOI: 10.1063/1.5078665

Year: 2019

Ion percolation through annealed, supported graphene oxide films: Role of nanochannels and voids

Vasumathy Ravishankar, S. Ramaprabhu, and Manu Jaiswal

Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 125 Page: 144304 DOI:

Year: 2019

Nanostructuring mechanical cracks in a flexible conducting polymer thin film for ultra-sensitive vapor sensing

Biporjoy Sarkar, Dillip K Satapathy, and Manu Jaiswal


Volume: 11 Page: 200-210 DOI: DOI: 10.1039/C8NR07230B

Year: 2019

Breakdown of Water Super-Permeation in Electrically Insulating Graphene Oxide Films: Role of Dual Interlayer Spacing

MK Kavitha, Tushar Sakorikar, V Pramitha, and Manu Jaiswal


Volume: 29 Page: 325706 DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aac644

Year: 2018

Probing the electric double-layer capacitance in a Keggin-type polyoxometalate ionic liquid gated graphene transistor

Lijin George, K. Shakeela, G. Ranga Rao, and Manu Jaiswal

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (PCCP)

Volume: 20 Page: 18474 DOI: 10.1039/c8cp02307g

Year: 2018

Molecular doping of graphene across ultra-thin molybdenum disulphide spacers

Lijin George, P. R. Shaina, K. Afsal, and Manu Jaiswal

Physica Status Solidi B

Volume: 254 Page: 1600521 DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201600521

Year: 2017

Anomalous charge transport in reduced graphene oxide films on a uniaxially strained elastic substrate

P R Shaina, Tushar Sakorikar, Biporjoy Sarkar, M K Kavitha, V Pramitha and Manu Jaiswal

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter

Volume: 29 Page: 235301 DOI:

Year: 2017

Thickness-dependent Crack Propagation in Uniaxially Strained Conducting Graphene Oxide Films on Flexible Substrates

Tushar Sakorikar, M K Kavitha, V Pramitha and Manu Jaiswal


Volume: 7 Page: 2598 DOI:

Year: 2017

Wrinkle and crack-dependent charge transport in a uniaxially strained conducting polymer film on a flexible substrate

Biporjoy Sarkar, Dillip Satapathy and Manu Jaiswal

Soft Matter

Volume: 13 Page: 5437 DOI: 10.1039/c7sm00972k

Year: 2017

Dendritic Growth of a Polymer on a 2D Mesoscale Square Lattice

Joel Martis, Kaushik Satapathy, P R Shaina, C V Krishnamurthy and Manu Jaiswal


Volume: arXiv:1711.10141

Year: 2017

Deformation of graphene on an oxidizing nickel surface: the role of graphene layer number

Lijin George, P R Shaina, Aparna Gupta, Nandita Das Gupta, and Manu Jaiswal

Materials Research Express

Volume: 3 Page: 115016 DOI:

Year: 2016

Estimating the thermal expansion coefficient of graphene: the role of graphene–substrate interactions

P R Shaina, Lijin George, Vani Yadav and Manu Jaiswal

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter

Volume: 28 Page: 085301 DOI:

Year: 2016

Organic doping of rotated double layer graphene

Lijin George and Manu Jaiswal

AIP Conf. Proc.

Volume: 1728 Page: 020319 DOI:

Year: 2016

Confined water layers in graphene oxide probed with spectroscopic ellipsometry

Mandakranta Ghosh, L. Pradipkanti, Vikas Rai, Dillip K.Satapathy, V. Pramitha, Manu Jaiswal

Applied Physics Letters

Volume: 106 Page: 241902 DOI:

Year: 2015

Mechanical tearing of graphene on an oxidizing metal surface

Lijin George, Aparna Gupta, P R Shaina, Nandita DasGupta and Manu Jaiswal

Nanotechnology (IOP)

Volume: 26 Page: 495701 DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/49/495701

Year: 2015

Strain and morphology of graphene membranes on responsive microhydrogel patterns

P. R. Shaina and Manu Jaiswal

Applied Physics Letters

Volume: 105 Page: 193103 DOI: 2014

Year: 2014

Giant spin Hall effect in graphene grown by chemical vapour deposition

J. Balakrishnan et al.

Nature Communications 5,4748

Year: 2014

Unconventional Transport through Graphene on SrTiO3: A Plausible Effect of SrTiO3 Phase-Transitions

S. Saha, O. Kahya, Manu Jaiswal, T. Venkatesan, B. Ozyilmaz et al.

Scientific Reports (Nature Publications),4, 6173

Year: 2014

Multiple Virtual Tunneling of Dirac Fermions in Granular Graphene

A. Pachoud, Manu Jaiswal, Y. Wang, B.-H. Hong, J.-H. Ahn, K.P. Loh, B. Ozyilmaz,

Scientific Reports (Nature Publications), 3, 3403,

Year: 2013

Colossal enhancement of spin–orbit coupling in weakly hydrogenated graphene.

J. Balakrishnan, G. Koon, Manu Jaiswal, A. H. Castro Neto, B. Ozyilmaz

Nature Physics, 9, 284, (2013)

Year: 2013

Charge transport in lightly reduced graphene oxide: A transport energy perspective

R.S. Kajen, N. Chandrasekhar, K.L. Pey, C. Vijila, Manu Jaiswal, et al.,

J. Appl. Phys., 113, 063710, (2013).

Year: 2013

Electronic Properties of Nano-diamond Decorated Graphene

Y. Wang,* Manu Jaiswal,* M. Lin, S. Saha, B. Ozyilmaz, K.P. Loh

ACS Nano 6, 1018-1025 (2012) (* = equal contributor)

Year: 2012

Charge transport in lightly reduced graphene oxide: A transport energy perspective

R.S. Kajen, N. Chandrasekhar, K.L. Pey, C. Vijila, Manu Jaiswal, et al.,

ECS Solid State Lett. 2: M17-M19 (2012).

Year: 2012

Localized insulator-conductor transformation of graphene oxide thin films via focused laser beam irradiation.

Y. Tao, B. Varghese, Manu Jaiswal et al

Appl. Phys. A 106, 523-531 (2012)

Year: 2012

Controlled Hydrogenation of Graphene Sheets and Nanoribbons

Manu Jaiswal, C.H.Y.X. Lim, Q. Bao, C.T. Toh, K.P. Loh, B. Ozyilmaz

ACS Nano, 5, 888, (2011).

Year: 2011

Flow Sensing of Single Cell by Graphene Transistor in a Microfluidic Channel

P.K. Ang, A. Li, Manu Jaiswal, Y. Wang, H.W. Hou, J.T. L. Thong, C.T. Lim, K. P. Loh

Nano Letters, 11, 5240-5246 (2011).

Year: 2011

Towards Wafer Scale Fabrication of Graphene Based Spin Valve Devices,

Avsar, T. Yang, S. Bae, J. Balakrishnan, F. Volmer, Manu Jaiswal, S.R. Ali, G. Guentherodt, BH Hong, B Beschoten, B Ozyilmaz,

Nano Letters, 11, 2363, (2011).

Year: 2011

Observation of Long Spin Relaxation Times in Bilayer Graphene at Room Temperature,

T.-Y. Yang, J. Balakrishnan, F. Volmer, A. Avsar, Manu Jaiswal, G. Güntherodt, B. Beschoten, B. Özyilmaz,

Physical Review Letters, 107, 047207, (2011).

Year: 2011

Graphene Transport at High Carrier Densities Using a Polymer Electrolyte Gate,

A. Pachoud*, Manu Jaiswal*, P.K. Ang, K.P. Loh, B. Ozyilmaz

EPL (Europhysics Letters), 92, 27001, (2010). (*= equal contributor)

Year: 2010

A Bioelectronic Platform Using Graphene: Lipid Bilayer Interface

P.K. Ang*, Manu Jaiswal*, C.H.Y.X. Lim, Y. Wang, J. Sankaran, A. Li, C.T. Lim, T. Wohland, B. Ozyilmaz, K.P. Loh,

ACS Nano, 4, 7387, (2010). (*= equal contributor)

Year: 2010

High-Gain Graphene-Titanium Oxide Photoconductor Made from Inkjet Printable Ionic Solution,

K.K. Manga, S. Wang, Manu Jaiswal, Q. Bao, K.P. Loh,

Advanced Materials, 22, 5265, (2010). Cover Page Article.

Year: 2010

Estimation of Charge Transport Parameters and Equivalent Circuit for Poly Alkyl Thiophene Field-Effect Transistors

14. C.S.S. Sangeeth, Manu Jaiswal, R. Menon

American Institute of Physics: Conference Proceedings, CP1313, 140,(2010).

Year: 2010

Electro-Conductance of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes,

Manu Jaiswal, C.S.S. Sangeeth, R. Menon,

Applied Physics Letters, 95, 032111, (2009).

Year: 2009

Photo-impedance Characterization of Polymer Field-Effect Transistor,

C.S.S. Sangeeth, Manu Jaiswal and R. Menon

Applied Physics Letters, 95, 093308, (2009).

Year: 2009

Field-Effect and Frequency-Dependent Transport in Semiconductor-Enriched Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Network Devices

Manu Jaiswal, C.S.S. Sangeeth, W. Wang, Y.-P. Sun, R. Menon,

Journal of NanoScience and Nanotechnology, 9, 6533, (2009).

Year: 2009

Correlation of Morphology and Charge Transport in Poly (3,4- ethylenedioxythiophene) – Polystyrenesulfonic Acid (PEDOT:PSS) Films

C.S.S. Sangeeth, Manu Jaiswal, R. Menon,

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter (Fast Track Communication), 21, 072101, (2009).

Year: 2009

Charge Transport in Novel Transparent Conductors – a Comparison,

C.S.S. Sangeeth, Manu Jaiswal, R. Menon,

J. Appl. Phys., 105, 063713, (2009).

Year: 2009

Organic Field-effect Transistors: from materials to device physics

T. B. Singh, N.S. Sariciftci, Manu Jaiswal, R. Menon,

Handbook of Organic Electronics and Photonics (Vol. 3), 36, 153, (2008).

Year: 2008

Charge Transport in Transparent Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Networks,

Manu Jaiswal, W. Wang, K.A.S. Fernando, Y.-P. Sun, R. Menon,

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 19, 446006, (2007).

Year: 2007

Magnetotransport in Transparent Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Networks,

Manu Jaiswal, W. Wang, K.A.S. Fernando, Y.-P. Sun, R. Menon,

Physical Review B, 76, 113401, (2007).

Year: 2007

Magnetoconductance in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes: Electron-Electron Interaction and Weak Localization Contributions,

P.K. Choudhury, Manu Jaiswal, R. Menon,

Physical Review B, 76, 235432, (2007).

Year: 2007

Polymer Electronics – a Review of Charge Transport,

Manu Jaiswal, R. Menon,

Polymer International, 55, 1371-1384, (2006).

Year: 2006

Equivalent-Circuit Model For an Organic Field-Effect Transistor From Impedance Measurements Under DC Bias,

Manu Jaiswal, R. Menon,

Applied Physics Letters, 88, 123504, (2006).

Year: 2006